ResearchMatters Articles & Blogs

September 17, 2010
Being a HERO at Clark University doesn’t require having superpowers or wearing a cape, but it helps to have a sharp mind for scientific research and a keen interest in the environment. A good raincoat and sturdy boots also may come in handy. For more than a decade, the Human-Environment Regional Observatory  (HERO) program...
September 17, 2010
Watch: HERO Program Director Colin Polsky discusses how the program provides the Fellows with important opportunities for professional development.
August 12, 2010
The first findings of the largest study to date focusing on male victims of female-perpetrated domestic violence were recently released, showing the existence of severe, controlling abusive behavior by women toward their male partners, on a level that many would describe as "intimate terrorism." Study results will be...
July 2, 2010
For the third year, Clark students have earned a spot on the ‘Rising Stars’ arctic research field course.   A small boat moves up the Panteleikha River, in the Polaris Project research area. (Photo by Chris Linder)
February 2, 2010
Dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking are everybody's concern, and the resulting pain and shame that often occurs when one is victimized can be prevented when somebody — a friend or even a stranger — decides to act. Bystander intervention has proved effective time and again in thwarting an assault. Yet studies have...
November 22, 2009
Clark University recently honored four students who were selected to become members of its 2009-2010 Human-Environment Regional Observatory (HERO) Fellowship program. Clark President John Bassett presented the awards at the annual fall dinner reception for outstanding students Initiated at the Graduate School of Geography...
May 11, 2015
The 2015 Marsh-Mosakowski NOAA Fellows were introduced at Clark University and also welcomed by some past NOAA Fellows, on April 28.
August 20, 2014
Sadie Hazelkorn ’15 started working with the Worcester Education Collaborative (WEC) last September to fulfill an internship requirement for her capstone in Urban Politics and she’s been working with them ever since. Hazelkorn spent the past few months in Worcester creating literacy programs for local students. Hazelkorn...
May 9, 2014
Gov. Deval Patrick visits with students at the Claremont Academy, where he announced $225,000 in Innovation Schools Fellowship funding, May 9.   In partnership with Clark University, city high school will focus on college readiness
July 30, 2013
Prof. James Córdova   James V. Córdova, associate professor of psychology and director of Clinical Training and The Marriage Checkup Project at Clark University, has been awarded a $56,156 grant from the Department of Defense’s Defense Health Program to support his project,  "Disseminating the marriage checkup in Air...
January 25, 2013
Denise Hines, Clark University research assistant professor of psychology  
October 11, 2012
The U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women has awarded $499,962 to four colleges of the Worcester Consortium: Clark University, Assumption College, the College of the Holy Cross, and Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) as part of the government’s Grants to Reduce Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence,...
June 27, 2012
  View from the Northeast Science Station, East Siberia. (Photo © Karen Frey)
July 18, 2011
For fourth year, Clark undergrads selected for ‘Rising Stars’ Arctic field program A barge serves as home base, laboratory, and transportation for Polaris Project scientists and students. (Karen Frey/2010) Two Clark University undergraduates are in Siberia with an international team of scientists, including  students...
July 12, 2010
Most adults find the time to have regular dental checkups. So why do so few employ the same planned care and maintenance for their marriages? James V.
May 6, 2010
"Namaste" means "Welcome" in Nepali. Clark's International Development, Community and Environment Department is applying a thoughtfully practiced, proven model of community development and social change in the town of Concord, N.H., working alongside hundreds of Bhutanese refugees of Nepali descent who are striving to...
January 27, 2009
Read: Caring for a suicidal patient led Professor Michael Addis to study and develop treatment for men with depression.

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