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Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
March 16, 2011
From Mass Moments: "On this day [March 16] in 1926, Clark University physics professor Robert Goddard launched the world's first liquid fuel rocket — and with it the space age. Standing in a snow-covered field in Auburn, Massachusetts, he watched as the rocket he had built rose 41 feet into the air, flew for two and a half...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
March 15, 2011
The International Center of Worcester (ICW) will  host a delegation of three young community leaders from Egypt, from March 24 to April 23. Their travel was delayed by the popular uprising in their country, but finally they are able to visit the United States. The delegation includes a human rights lawyer, the director of...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
March 11, 2011
Roman Vishniac: “Jewish Schoolchildren, Mukacevo, ca. 1935-38” (Mara Vishniac Kohn, courtesy International Center of Photography) Sometime in 2012, the International Center of Photography in New York will unveil an exhibit of photographs by Roman Vishniac, a world famous photographer whose prolific published works...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
March 9, 2011
Richard P. Traina, president of the University from 1984 to 2000, passed away at home on March 8, 2011. President Traina was a highly regarded historian, educator, leader, and innovator of Clark's renowned University Park Partnership.
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
March 3, 2011
Seven Clark University students and 20 third- and fourth-graders at Woodland Academy in Main South published a bilingual paperback storybook this fall, “Aventuras (Adventures).”  Last semester, Clark students from visiting professor Luisa-María Rojas-Rimachi’s Spanish 127 class met weekly with teachers Danielle Ballon and...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
February 28, 2011
On March 30 and 31, the Department of International Development, Community, and Environment (IDCE) will celebrate its first ten years as a formal department, inviting the Clark community to a keynote address and symposium. IDCE students are immersed in studies of grass roots initiatives, social movements, government policy...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
February 28, 2011
Clark University will present “Popular Protests, New Media, & Change in the Middle East” a panel on the events unfolding in the Middle East, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 2, in Tilton Hall, 2nd floor, Higgins University Center, 950 Main Street. The six featured panelists include: Taner Akcam, Kaloosdian/Mugar...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
February 25, 2011
Clark 2010 graduate Adrienne Adeyemi, left, and senior Stephanie Richardson, with Richardson’s winning photographic art work. Clark University senior Stephanie M. Richardson may place a new title on her photographic triptych “Image 4 and Image 62,” perhaps naming it “Image 1” after winning the top honor as best in show...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
February 24, 2011
John Aylward, assistant professor of music composition and theory at Clark University, is one of 15 composers selected for an award by The American Academy of Arts and Letters.  His award will be presented at the Academy's annual Ceremonial in May.   Aylward, a professor, composer, and pianist, will receive one of only two...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
February 23, 2011
Clark's Model U.N. team, representing France, garnered two "Outstanding Delegate" awards and claimed several honorable mentions. Twenty-eight students represented Clark University’s Model U.N. team at the Harvard National Model United Nations Conference (HNMUN) in Boston, Feb. 17 to 20, competing vigorously in several...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
February 23, 2011
Clark Labs at Clark University is supporting the conservation efforts of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) with its Land Change Modeler software. WWF is the world’s leading conservation organization, with projects and staff in over 100 countries. The Land Change Modeler software includes utilities to analyze and predict...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
February 22, 2011
Clark University student Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel is among 50 semifinalists in the Students in Service Awards sponsored by Washington Campus Compact and Inspireum. The awards recognize outstanding college students whose volunteer service positively impacts society and inspires others to serve.
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
February 21, 2011
The GSOM-CAIA partnership was announced at Clark on Feb. 18. Pictured, from left, are: Clark Provost Davis Baird, GSOM Interim Dean Joseph Sarkis, CAIA Association Program Director Hossein Kazemi, GSOM visiting Professor of Finance Sondra Vitols, and GSOM Associate Professor Richard Spurgin. Clark University Graduate...
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February 17, 2011
Read: Assistant Secretary of the Navy Jackalyne Pfannenstiel '69 sails into uncharted energy waters.
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
February 15, 2011
Assistant Professor of Environmental Science and Policy Jennie Stephens with her daughters. What does Clark University Assistant Professor Jennie Stephens have in common with Oscar-nominated actress Natalie Portman? Stephens, along with five other “scientist mothers,” has joined the actress in urging the Environmental...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
February 14, 2011
Democratic political strategist Donna Brazile talks about “The Shifting American Political Landscape,” at Clark on Feb. 10. Donna Brazile looked out over the audience in Razzo Hall last Thursday and, after offering her opinion of the frigid weather (she’s not a fan), she established an immediate connection with Clark.
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
February 10, 2011
Clark University has been awarded the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching’s 2010 Community Engagement Classification. The University is one of 115 schools to most recently earn this designation, which acknowledges Clark’s “significant commitment to and demonstration of community engagement, improved...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
February 9, 2011
Prof. SunHee Kim Gertz Clark University English Professor SunHee Kim Gertz used a different approach last fall when she taught her Introduction to Graduate Studies seminar, adding a requirement that paved the way for her students to achieve on a level usually reserved for Ph.D. candidates. Professor Gertz added to her...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
February 7, 2011
The students receiving their diplomas at the commencement exercise on Nov. 13, 2010, had worked hard for the honor. They attendedclasses, read stacks of texts, performed research and studied countless hours. Now they possessed the thing they had been working toward: a master’s degree from Clark University. And they’d...
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February 7, 2011
Read: Sometimes you google a name and wind up disappointed that the person doesn't live up to his advance billing. And then there's Aaron Richard Golub '64.
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
February 4, 2011
Heather Mooney '11 Clark University senior Heather A. Mooney, of Waltham, will gain experience in the art of advocacy as a delegate to the annual United Nations Commission on the Status of Women meetings to be held from Feb. 22 to March 4 at the U.N. headquarters in New York City. She is one of only 23 women students...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
February 3, 2011
IDCE Director William Fisher is interviewed as a panelist at the Global Health Council’s aids2031 book launch on Jan. 13, at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
February 1, 2011
Clark University ranks No. 18 on the Peace Corps 2011 rankings of colleges and universities in the small size category. There are currently seventeen (17) undergraduate alumni serving as Peace Corps volunteers. This is the second time that Clark University has made the national rankings; the first time was in 2007.
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
January 27, 2011
Harrington Public Affairs Fellows Matt Diamond ’12, Amelia Najjar ’12 and Sonya Grabowski in Washington, D.C. Undergraduate political science majors Sonya Grabowski ’11, Matt Diamond ’12, and Amelia Najjar ’12 were awarded Harrington Public Affairs Fellowships to attend special academic seminars in Washington, D.C....
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
January 27, 2011
Clark University will present “The Shifting American Political Landscape,” a lecture by veteran Democratic political strategist Donna Brazile, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, at Razzo Hall, at the Traina Center for the Arts, 92 Downing Street.

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