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Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
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...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
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 “...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
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.
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
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...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
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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November 5, 2012
Watch: LEEP Pioneer Alison Mayer '13 shot a road-trip documentary that addresses issues of American identity and the West.
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November 5, 2012
Watch: One undergrad's view of fall trees on the Clark University campus.
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
November 1, 2012
Made memorable return visit in the spring John Johansen, 96, the architect behind Clark University’s Robert H. Goddard Memorial Library, passed away on Oct. 26 in Brewster, Mass. In its obituary of Johansen, The New York Times described him as the last surviving member of the Harvard Five, a group of Harvard-educated...
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October 31, 2012
Watch: Clark University's first Quidditch team in action at a recent practice.
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
October 31, 2012
Seven first-year Making a Difference (M.A.D.) Scholarship recipients joined the Clark Community this fall, continuing to demonstrate their leadership and meaningful commitment to social change. The M.A.D. scholarships are offered to incoming first-year students. Recipients are offered a stipend and housing allowance to...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
October 26, 2012
A ribbon-cutting ceremony outside a new housing unit on Hammond Street on Oct. 25  heralded the completion of the Kilby-Gardner-Hammond Revitalization Project, a major initiative to provide safe, affordable housing in the Main South area. The project was accomplished under the auspices of the University Park Partnership, a...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
October 25, 2012
Abbie Goldberg, associate professor of psychology
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October 25, 2012
Watch: Clark historian speaks on "Ethnic Cleansing and the Armenian Genocide: New Evidence from the Ottoman Archive."
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October 23, 2012
Clark University associate professor of Environmental Science and Policy, Jennie Stephens, presented research and organized a research panel on energy system transitions at the annual meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) conference held Oct. 17 to 20 at the Copenhagen Business School in Frederiksberg,...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
October 23, 2012
The Family Impact Seminars were recently named a Bright Idea by the Innovations in American Government Awards Program at Harvard University’s Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation. The Massachusetts Family Impact Seminars are organized and presented by the Mosakowski Institute for Public Enterprise at Clark...
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October 22, 2012
Watch: Kulani Dias '13 studied post-war trauma in Sri Lanka for her LEEP Pioneer Project.
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
October 18, 2012
The Graduate School of Management (GSOM) at Clark University is listed among the nation’s best in The Princeton Review’s 2013 edition of "Best 296 Business Schools.” Clark appears as one of the “Best Business Schools in the Northeast.” In the Clark University business school profile, students surveyed frequently agreed the...
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October 17, 2012
Watch: Fin Miller '14 takes us on a tour of Clark University's new and improved Bistro, one of several on-campus eateries.
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October 17, 2012
Watch: In the first of her "Hidden Campus Spots" series, Laina Pauker '14 explores the Clark University Peace Library.
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
October 15, 2012
Lawrence Baum Clark University’s Harrington Public Affairs Lecture Series will sponsor “The Supreme Court and the Polarization of American Politics,” a lecture by political scientist Lawrence Baum of Ohio State University. The talk will be held on Wednesday, October 24, at 4 p.m. in Tilton Hall, second floor of the...

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