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Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
January 2, 2012
Clark University’s Student Council has allocated $39,497 to renovate the playground on the corner of Florence and Downing Streets in Worcester. The money will support Project Playground, a campaign to create a safe and positive outdoor play space for neighborhood children.  Funding will be used to install fences, lighting...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
December 28, 2011
Clark University took home five awards in the annual Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) communications contest. CLARK alumni magazine was named best overall magazine in the 30,000-74,999 circulation class, earning a silver award (there was no gold given), and took a bronze for best design. Clark’s...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
December 8, 2011
From left: Clark Vice President for Government and Community Affairs and Campus Services Jack Foley, Clark Trustee Tony Tilton, Clark VP of Marketing and Communications Paula David, former Trustee James Harrington and his brother Francis A. Harrington Jr., at the Boys & Girls Club of Worcester after the gift was...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
December 5, 2011
Prof. Michael Addis In his new book, “Invisible Men; Men’s inner lives and the consequences of silence” (2011, Times Books), Clark University Professor of Psychology Michael E. Addis draws on several years of his award-winning scientific research, as well as his own personal and clinical experience to describe an...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
December 1, 2011
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) issued its annual Arctic Report Card today, and no time might seem more crucial than now as the world grapples with the natural, physical and socio-political aspects of climate change. NOAA released the report card to the media and the public via a call-in webinar...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
November 29, 2011
Clark University’s student chapter of the anti-poverty organization, ONE, will be celebrating World AIDS Day with several events this week, including a World AIDS Day celebration they hope will attract hundreds of students and members of the campus community.
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
November 29, 2011
Did you know that humans aren't the only primates that will barter with one another to achieve some mutual benefit? (Capuchin monkeys and chimpanzees also recognize the value of a fair trade.) Or that various animal species, from insects to humans, spar over reproductive roles, with the “breeder” typically enjoying king-of...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
November 28, 2011
Clark University graduate student Brad McNamara won second place at the Princeton Entrepreneurship Pitch Contest in Boston on Nov. 17, presenting an “elevator pitch” about his new business model aimed at meeting the growing demand for environmentally friendly, locally grown produce. McNamara, who is pursuing his MBA in...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
November 28, 2011
A research paper by Clark University Professor Arshad Kudrolli, chair of the Physics Department and Jan and Larry Landry University Professor, and post-doctoral research associate Julien Chopin, titled “Building Designed Granular Towers One Drop at a Time,” recently scored a science-publication hat trick of sorts,...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
November 21, 2011
Clark University will make the submission of standardized test scores an optional part of the admissions process, beginning with the class enrolling in Fall 2013. Clark’s decision to institute a test-optional policy follows an extensive study by the Office of Admissions and the Clark faculty. “By taking a holistic view of...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
November 18, 2011
Sodexo, which provides food services at Clark University’s three dining locations and catering for the Worcester campus, has been named “2011 Gold Award Winner” in the Food Establishment category by MassRecycle. The awards recognize individuals, businesses, municipalities and organizations for outstanding efforts to...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
November 18, 2011
Senior and graduate students in Professor John Baker’s “Small-Scale Land Conservation Principles” course have been engaging in some grand-scale experiential learning this fall, conducting field work at several conservation sites in Petersham, Massachusetts, as they work to produce two public conservation documents to be...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
November 17, 2011
 Clark University is singled out in the “Best Bets List” included in “The Financial Aid Handbook: Getting the Education You Want for the Price You Can Afford” (The Career Press, Inc. 2011), by Carol Stack and Ruth Vedvik. The authors—college admission officers with more than 70 years of experience between them—include...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
November 8, 2011
Aimee Guidera delivers the Gurel Lecture on Education In a world awash with information, where everyone from retailers to online dating services gathers, studies and deploys targeted data to improve performance, it stands to reason that the United States’ education system would make similar strides to boost student...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
November 7, 2011
Secretaries of State, leading activists also in final episode premiering Nov. 8 Cynthia Enloe, Research Professor at Clark University’s Department of International Development, Community, and Environment and Women’s and Gender Studies, will appear in the finale of the acclaimed, five-part PBS series, “Women, War &...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
November 7, 2011
Jonas Clark Hall circa 1903. The buildings at Clark University tell stories that are steeped in history, touched by drama and even contain a dash of surprise. Did you know, for instance, that the gothic buildings framing the campus green on three sides were at one time meant to be joined by a fourth building that would...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
November 2, 2011
The European Court of Human Rights ruled on Oct. 25 that a violation was committed against freedom of expression in the case of Clark University Professor Taner Akçam. Akçam, the first Turkish scholar to publicly express his conviction that the 1915 Armenian genocide occurred under the Ottoman Empire (of which Turkey is a...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
November 2, 2011
Clark President David Angel and Mount Holyoke College President Lynn Pasquerella discussed liberal arts education and “Livelihood and Vocation,” part of the Difficult Dialogues series fall 2011 symposium, Oct. 18. Mount Holyoke College President Lynn Pasquerella, Clark President David Angel, faculty and students gathered...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
November 1, 2011
Aimee Rogstad Guidera, executive director of the National Data Quality Campaign (DQC), will deliver Clark University’s  2011 Lee Gurel Lecture on Education, “From Dartboards to Dashboards: The Imperative of Using Data to Improve Student Achievement.” The lecture will take place at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 3, in Tilton Hall...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
October 28, 2011
Kristina Wilson, associate professor of art history in the Visual & Performing Arts Department will deliver the annual Eldredge Prize lecture, at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 10, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Nan Tucker McEvoy Auditorium, 8th and G Streets NW, in Washington, D.C. * Update: To watch a video of...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
October 25, 2011
Clark University is among the top 100 private institutions named as the nation’s Best Values in Private Colleges for 2011-2012 by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine, a ranking of the schools that “combine outstanding education with economic value.” Clark stands at No. 28 on the “Best Values” list, which Kiplinger’s...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
October 25, 2011
Kate Walker, research associate at the University of Minnesota Extension Center for Youth Development, and Laurie Ross, associate director of International Development, Community, and Environment department at Clark, pause before Walker's talk at the Logan Symposium, Oct. 21, at the Boys & Girls Club in Worcester....
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
October 21, 2011
Jean-Paul Senninger, ambassador of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg to the United States, with Philix Liu '11, Fei Lu '11, Andrew Newton '11, Samuel Shepler '11 and Richard Segal '12. The nation of Luxembourg is small — about the size of Rhode Island — but its economy has remained robust, even while some of its European...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
October 20, 2011
Bre Lembitz '12 Each night, Breanna “Bre” Lembitz ’12 sleeps on a mat in New York’s Zuccotti Park, covered only by a tarp. She can’t imagine sleeping anywhere else. The political science and economics major has assumed a central role in the Occupy Wall Street movement, working 16- to 20-hour days to ensure that each...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
October 14, 2011
Professor Yuko Aoyama of Clark University’s Graduate School of Geography has received an award from the National Science Foundation for her research, The Global Shift in R&D Alliances: MNEs & the Quest for the BOP markets. The award comprises $269,999 over three years.

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