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January 8, 2013
Watch: Clark receives statewide award for recycling programs.
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January 7, 2013
Shalyn Hopley '14 and Eric Devenney '13 discuss rare books in the University's collection with Professor Parminder Bhachu.  
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December 26, 2012
Watch: Matthew Maguire talks about his work as a television producer for Leopard Films.
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December 19, 2012
UPDATE: The Model U.N. Team has been ranked in the top 25 of  Best Delegate's fall 2012 North American College Model U.N. Rankings. Clark is number 14 on the list of 50 schools, released Dec. 18. Also in the top 25 were Harvard, Yale, Georgetown and Columbia. Original post, from Oct. 22, 2012:
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December 11, 2012
The fall semester’s Difficult Dialogues symposium was structured on the theme “The End of Things,” exploring the nature of conclusions, both dramatic and whispered, in art, in the environment, in language and in government. Last week’s creation, and later dismantling, of a traditional Buddhist sand mandala in the lobby of...
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December 10, 2012
Mark Fishman ’82 may have forged an estimable career in high finance, but his message to the students gathered at the Dec. 5 dedication of the Fishman Student Center in Carlson Hall was less about making money than about making rewarding life choices. “Success is not about money, it’s about finding something you love and ...
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December 7, 2012
Members of the Clark University Recycling Crew and Sustainable Clark were in Boston to receive a MassRecylce award for their outstanding efforts. (* Caption details in text, at bottom.) Clark University’s outstanding achievement in recycling and waste reduction was recognized by MassRecycle, a statewide recycling...
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November 30, 2012
The work and life of Clark University Graduate School of Geography Professor Richard Peet is the subject of “Richard Peet: Geography Against Neoliberalism,” a new book released in Spain. Núria Benach, professor of geography at University of Barcelona, visited Clark University in the autumn of 2010 to interview Peet and...
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November 29, 2012
Watch: Alumna Joyce Greenleaf, Inspector General for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, discusses her career path.
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November 29, 2012
Clark University is included in the new U.S. News Most Connected Colleges ranking, released Nov. 14. The Connectivity Index measures four areas of a college’s effectiveness in providing online services: Internet speed, Internet access, applications and technical support, and resources. “This is wonderful affirmation that...
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November 29, 2012
Watch: Clark's Graduate School of Geography's 2012 Atwood Lecture features Professor Erik Swyngedouw, University of Manchester
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November 12, 2012
Clark University Graduate School of Geography Associate Professor Colin Polsky has been appointed co-Convening Lead Author for the Land-Use and Land-Cover Change chapter of the National Climate Assessment (NCA). The NCA, commissioned by the Office of Science & Technology Policy in the White House, is the official U.S....
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November 12, 2012
Kiplinger’s Personal Finance has included Clark University on its list of the country’s best values in private colleges. Kiplinger’s annual list ranks 100 private universities and 100 liberal arts colleges. The top 50 colleges and top 50 universities appear in Kiplinger’s December issue—on newsstands November 6. Clark...
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November 10, 2012
Read: Entrepreneur, philanthropist, celebrity, and host of Top Chef
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November 9, 2012
More than a survivor: Miriam Lipschutz Yevick, 88, shares  journey of a buoyant spirit and ever-searching mind  As part of an eloquent introduction of guest lecturer Miriam Lipschutz Yevick, associate professor of Foreign Languages and Literatures Belén Atienza remarked that the speaker had “come to the right place when...
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November 8, 2012
The USA Patriot Act was passed in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, at a time when the nation was traumatized and feeling vulnerable. The new law significantly reduced the restrictions on law enforcement agencies’ ability to gather intelligence through the search of phone, email, financial and library records, all in...
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November 8, 2012
Psychology Prof. Jeffrey Jensen Arnett directed the Clark University Poll of Emerging Adults.   Despite the unstable economy and the difficult job market, nearly 90 percent of emerging adults (ages 18 to 29) are confident that they will eventually get what they want out of life with 83 percent even believing that “...
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November 7, 2012
“I have grown up surrounded by ghosts of the Holocaust.” With that line, Shelby Margolin ’13 delivered an impassioned and seamless speech that earned her first place in the Hervey Ross LEEP Talks at Clark University. Visit the LEEP website for more videos and information about the Pioneers.
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November 6, 2012
More than 60 scientists gathered at Clark University for MassMyco, the first regional meeting of fungal biologists in New England, held at the Lasry Center for Bioscience, on Oct. 27. Posters and oral presentations covered all aspects of fungal biology, including ecology, genomics, and discussion on all aspects of fungal...
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November 6, 2012
Emily Sturdivant ’13 researched the spawning patterns of Pacific salmon in Idaho river basins. Sam Moody ’12, a fifth-year student, fought to reduce housing foreclosures and vacancies in Worcester. Ryan Osbaldeston ’13 is building a computer to beta-test a role-playing video game of his own creation.
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November 6, 2012
Watch: A biology and studio art double major, Rebecca Rood Goldman '14 studied the evolution of terrestrial leeches for her LEEP Project.
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November 5, 2012
Watch: Environmental science major Amy Kapitan '13 worked as a liaison between National Grid and stakeholders in Worcester.
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November 5, 2012
Watch: Lila Trowbridge '12 worked with a community-based organization in Guatemala for her LEEPProject .
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November 5, 2012
Watch: For his LEEP Project, theater arts major Alexander Kump '13 spent his summer working for the CBS Comedy Development Department.
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November 5, 2012
Watch: Ryan Osbaldeston '13 interned at EMC learning programming for the beta testing phase of his LEEP project.

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