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Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
August 20, 2012
The 2013 revised and updated Fiske Guide to Colleges includes Clark University among the list of  “best and most interesting of the more than 2,200 four-year colleges in the United States.” The Fiske Guide is compiled by Edward B. Fiske, who served for 17 years as education editor of the New York Times.  Now a leading...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
August 20, 2012
Eight Clark undergraduate students received stipends of up to $2500 to conduct internships in the non-profit sector this summer.  The support for these internships was made possible through the generous support of Larry Franks '73, Ellen Berelson and the Theodore H. Barth Foundation. Following is a list of these students...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
August 9, 2012
Student uses $10,000 stipend from Davis Projects for Peace to make his dream come true Clark University junior Bonginkhosi (Petros) Vilakati ’13 spent the summer establishing a recycling and composting program in his native Swaziland with the help of a $10,000 grant he received this spring from Davis Projects for Peace. ...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
August 8, 2012
Participants in the 2012 APA/Clark University Workshop pose with the statue of Sigmund Freud The 8th annual American Psychological Association-Clark University Workshop for High School Teachers was held on the Clark campus from July 16through July 18.  The APA Teachers of Psychology in Secondary Schools (TOPSS)...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
August 8, 2012
Clark University appears in Forbes’ annual “America's Top Colleges” report; it is #128 on the list of 650 schools recognized this year. Besides the overall ranking, Clark appears as #111 in the list of Private Colleges and is #51 in the list of Research Universities. The rankings, which are compiled exclusively for Forbes...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
August 7, 2012
♦ Top results: Sex with emotional commitment; marriage before children; unions that last forever ♦ In an age of short-lived celebrity marriages, widespread divorce, babies being born outside of marriage, and the ever-popular “hooking up,” young people are remarkably traditional about their expectations for love, marriage...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
July 31, 2012
Findings from a new scientific study indicate a major carbon release from extreme turn-of-the-century drought in the North American West – the worst of the last millennium – with hint of even drier times ahead.
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
July 26, 2012
From Cambodia to Boston, Clark undergrads help edit survivor testimonies, analyze Holocaust education materials, examine human rights issues Clark University Undergraduates Danielle Osterman’14, Shelby Margolin’13 and Anna Voremberg’13 have been spending their summer months continuing their studies and conducting research...
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July 25, 2012
Read: The Strassler Center's Dr. Mikaela Luttrell-Rowland blogs about social policy and inequality issues on the Huffington Post website.
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
July 20, 2012
The mission at Girls Inc. of Worcester is to “inspire all girls to be strong, smart, and bold.” Dozens of girls who are all that and more are participating in the Girls Inc. Eureka! Program, a science camp that provides hands-on encounters in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) fields for rising 8th...
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July 19, 2012
Watch: Entrepreneur Steven Roberts '74, president and principal of The Roberts Companies, discusses his career path.
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
July 5, 2012
Career Services at Clark and the LEEP initiative were recognized in a roundup of “20 Colleges with the Best Career Services,” designated by Best Colleges Online in a July 4 blog post highlighting institutions that “really stand out for what they have to offer students who are entering one of the toughest job markets in...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
June 28, 2012
Clark research plays key role in landmark paper on fungal genome evolution; Co-authors of paper published in Science magazine include 10 from Clark, including undergrads Taking a break from their summer research in the Hibbett Lab at the Lasry Biosciences Center are, from left, Clark post-doctoral fellow Laszlo Nagy; and...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
June 27, 2012
The October 29, 2011, freak snowstorm was a tree killer. Throughout the Northeast, thousands of snow-laden limbs — made extra heavy because the leaves still clung to them — crashed to the ground. Trees large and small were split like cordwood, many beyond saving. In the days after the storm, the Clark green was littered...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
June 26, 2012
http://youtu.be/1YD_eB3eEMo Summertime, and the living is … noisy. Those working on and around campus these warm days are getting used to the sounds of backhoes and jackhammers as crews transform Downing Street into a pedestrian plaza, and connect the Sanford and Johnson residence halls. The hydraulic song of construction...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
June 25, 2012
Michael Butler, associate professor of political science, has long been preoccupied with the question of “why we fight” and how America’s political leaders justify going to war with other countries; he shares his thinking on this question  in his recent book “Selling a 'Just' War: Framing, Legitimacy, and US Military...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
June 25, 2012
"We Owe Allegiance to No Crown," John Archibald Woodside. Oil on canvas, c. 1814. Sidney Hart, M.A. ’69, Ph.D. ’73, recalls that when history professor George Billias perceived that something wasn’t quite right, the pitch of his voice would rise as he delivered a proposed solution. So it was when Hart was writing his...
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June 20, 2012
Watch: Barbara Dyer '73 talks about translating values into action at the Hitachi Foundation.
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
June 14, 2012
A new initiative aims to build a grand tree of life that will bring together everything scientists know about how all living things are related, from the tiniest bacteria to the tallest tree. Clark University professor and fungal evolutionary biologist David Hibbett is one of the scientists erecting the tree — research...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
June 13, 2012
Clark is among six universities chosen to work with Boston College’s proprietary MediaKron digital instruction platform and will participate in the most extensive educational technology initiative in BC history. Following a nationwide request for proposals, BC's Office of Academic Technology invited faculty from six...
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June 11, 2012
Listen: Chelsea Massachusetts City Manager Jay Ash '83 talks about his path from Clark to city government.
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June 4, 2012
Watch: Ron Walter '71 talks about what led him from chemistry to a career in journalism.
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
May 31, 2012
A new multi-campus partnership involving some of Worcester’s leading colleges will boost efforts to save energy and reduce carbon emissions through innovative technical, financial, and human solutions. Clark University, the College of the Holy Cross, and Worcester Polytechnic Institute have partnered with National Grid and...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
May 23, 2012
The world opened up for Michael Ross ’93 the day he arrived in Hughes Hall as a first-year student in 1989. The kid from a working-class Boston family found himself becoming fast friends with students who hailed from Pakistan, Jamaica, and that most exotic of locales, New York. Ross also discovered that Clark was a place...

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