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‘This is what I’m meant to do’

Kreenjala Pyakurel ’22 was drawn to Clark because of its role in creating the birth control pill. Now the biology major is researching reproductive health.

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‘This is what I’m meant to do’

Kreenjala Pyakurel ’22 was drawn to Clark because of its role in creating the birth control pill. Now the biology major is researching reproductive health.

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Clark was founded in 1887 as one of the first all-graduate institutions in the country. Today, Clark promotes a rigorous liberal arts curriculum within the context of a research experience that addresses challenges on a global scale.

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97%

Of undergraduate alumni are employed, in school, or engaged in voluntary service 6 months after graduation

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$514 million

Clark University endowment (as of June 30, 2021)

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65%

Of undergraduates receive need-based financial aid

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$30,124

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63

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66%

Of undergraduate students live on campus

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131

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Student Research

How media impact youth development

Psychology major Ben Wolff ’23 is studying how children’s TV-watching habits influence how they play.

Alumni Careers

Researching Salem’s youngest victim

Rachel Christ-Doane ’17 interned at the Salem Witch Museum while at Clark. Now, she’s the education director.

Alumni Careers

‘I had to prove that I do belong here’

The first Cambodian woman to work in Lynn City Hall, Valerie Vong ’22 is passionate about environmental reform.

Deepening Perspectives

Research reaches to the core of the Clark experience.

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Twisting turbans and making origami

Rajasthani turbans. Candy wrappers. Violin strings. What do these things have in common? The physics behind their twisted shapes can be explained using a theoretical framework developed over nearly two decades by Physics Professor Arshad Kudrolli’s research team.

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The whispering world of ASMR

Some people feel a tingle after watching someone whisper in a YouTube video. Hugh Manon, professor of screen studies, and Shuo Niu, professor of computer science, explore the world of ASMR, or autonomous sensory meridian response.

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A new novel plunges into issues of racial justice

Professor Ousmane Power-Greene’s “The Confessions of Matthew Strong” “is an existential odyssey of a dislocated academic who, having professionalized her politics, has accidentally turned the world into an object of study,” The New York Times Book Review says.

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Florencia Sangermano

The sounds of science: listening and learning

Geography Professor Florencia Sangermano has spent the last few years strapping audio recorders onto trees to monitor sounds that help gauge the health of the ecosystem and determine the impact of humans and climate change.

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Flexibility is built into our liberal arts curriculum, allowing you to select from compelling courses on diverse topics.

SCRN 214
Social and Cultural Issue Documentary Production
Design, produce, and edit a short documentary on a current social or cultural issue of your choosing while learning about the art of non-fiction storytelling.
MCA 281
Urban Community Journalism
Get out into the Worcester community to gain hands-on experience in journalism by meeting with local newspaper staff and reporting on current issues.
CHEM 030
Kitchen Chemistry
Spice up your knowledge of chemistry with engaging discussions and hands-on experiments on food preparation, consumption, and nutrition.
MATH 112
The Mathematics of Voting and Social Choice
Explore advantages and disadvantages of voting systems from a mathematical perspective as you investigate issues of polling, gerrymandering, and representation.
GEOG 020
American Cities: Changing Spaces, Community Places
Examine the history and modern processes of urbanization — from the development of North American cities to the experience of neighborhoods within those spaces.
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Liberal Arts + Game Design

The Becker School of Design & Technology at Clark hosts the world’s No. 3-ranked Game Design program, according to Princeton Review.

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