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Clark President's Lecture by Michael S. Dukakis, former Governor of Massachusetts and Professor at Northeastern University.

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Mosakowski Institute Keynote Address by Kathleen Hall Jamieson, Director of the Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania

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Plenary Session Address by Jeffrey Henig, Professor of Political Science and Education, Teachers College, Columbia University

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The Institute, which was established in the fall of 2007 thanks to a generous founding gift from two Clark alumni, William '76 and Jane '75 Mosakowski, is dedicated to improving the effectiveness of government and other institutions in addressing social concerns through the mobilization of university research.



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Lisa Coakley,
Assistant to the Director


University Research and the American Agenda

The Mosakowski Institute for Public Enterprise at Clark University hosted its inaugural conference to consider how universities can increase the impact of their research in addressing critical public issues.

This conference, which took place the week after this fall's elections, brought together leading practitioners and scholars to share their perspectives on such important and timely questions as:

In considering what impact university research can have in addressing these important national issues, some of the kinds of questions we explored included the following:


Highlights of the conference:


Other participants included:


The conference schedule also allowed ample time for "offline" conversation, for socializing with friends old and new, and for enjoying the many cultural and culinary delights that Worcester and Boston have to offer.