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Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
August 1, 2011
Clark University is included in the 2012 revised and updated edition of the “Fiske Guide to Colleges,” which identifies “the best and most interesting of the more than 2,200 four-year colleges in the United States.” The Fiske Guide is compiled by former New York Times Education Editor Edward B. Fiske, known as a leading...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
July 26, 2011
Clark receives NSF funding for research project on ecological homogenization  Clark University recently received major funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support "Collaborative Research:  Ecological Homogenization of Urban America," a project expected to transform scientific understanding of the nation’s...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
July 15, 2011
The Clark University Graduate School of Management announces a ‘greener’ selection of  business courses for the academic calendar for 2011-2012, emphasizing Clark’s continued leadership in focusing on environmental , social change and sustainability issues in today’s business industry. Recently voted one of the top “green...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
July 11, 2011
Clark University's Anti-Violence Education (CAVE) program recently was named by the U.S. Department of Education as a “case study” for violence prevention programming. Clark is one of only seven universities to be singled out as a national model in the violence prevention category. Clark University has long been committed...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
July 11, 2011
Denise A. Hines, Clark University Research Assistant Professor of Psychology, was one of twelve experts called upon to participate in the Roundtable of Family Dynamics of the Senate of Canada, a symposium chaired by Senator Anne Cools in May at Parliament in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. “Senator Cools believes in the use of...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
July 7, 2011
Agnes Beckmann is pictured with one of the teachers and a group of 1st grade girls in Nepal
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
June 30, 2011
Clark University graduate students Michael J. Geheran and Joanna Sliwa, and recent graduate Serena T. Pham, are spending the 2011-12 academic year studying abroad through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. The three scholars were selected on the basis of academic or professional achievements, as well as for their...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
June 24, 2011
Hannah J. Tirrell-Wysocki, of Canterbury, N.H., was the first student to be recognized at Clark University for Leadership in Sustainability. Hannah has shared her love of the Earth with students in the Main South neighborhood, with the Worcester community and visitors to the city’s EcoTarium and Audubon Society, and by...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
June 21, 2011
An old adage insists that “everyone has a story,” and never was that truer than at the May 21 gathering of Clark’s early women athletes in Room 001 of Jonas Clark Hall — the former Women’s Gym. Their stories flowed freely, delivered into a hand-held microphone and videotaped for posterity. The theme binding all of them...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
June 9, 2011
The International Center of Worcester (ICW) will host former Ambassador to Qatar and Lebanon, Mark Hambley, to speak on the topic “Reflections on the ‘Arab Spring’ as it Moves into the Long, Hot Summer,” at the ICW Annual Meeting, from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, June 27, at Tilton Hall in the Higgins University Center at Clark...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
June 8, 2011
Former President John Bassett and his wife, Kay, with the portrait that now hangs in the Bassett Admissions Center, along with artist Charlotte Wharton '80 and President David Angel Prospective Clark University students have streamed through the John and Kay Bassett Admissions Center since it opened in late 2010, and now...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
June 1, 2011
Two Clark police officers have begun patrolling the campus differently and sustainably—on new mountain bikes—thanks to an idea proposed by recent graduate Daniel Snyder, and funded by a University contest. Last Fall, Snyder took his passion for cycling and applied it to concerns about campus safety and environmental...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
May 22, 2011
Clark University celebrated its 107th Commencement—the first under the stewardship of Clark’s ninth President, David P. Angel—on Sunday, May 22. Degrees were granted to 1,045 Clark graduates:  524 baccalaureate, 486 masters, and 35 doctoral. Alan Khazei, the founder and chief executive officer of Be the Change Inc. and...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
May 19, 2011
The doctorate program at the Clark University Graduate School of Geography is one of the top-ranked in the nation by the National Research Council (NRC). In April, the NRC released an update to its Data-Based Assessment on Research Doctorate Programs in the United States, a complex and long-anticipated assessment first...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
May 19, 2011
The Corporation for National and Community Service has named Clark University to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for exemplary service efforts and service to disadvantaged youths.  Launched in 2006, the Community Service Honor Roll is the highest federal recognition a school can achieve for...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
May 17, 2011
Eleven Clark University undergraduate students were recently named Steinbrecher Fellows; all will undertake projects this summer and during the 2011-2012 academic year. The Steinbrecher Fellowship Program was established in 2006 to encourage and support Clark undergraduates’ pursuit of original ideas, creative research,...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
May 11, 2011
Students and dignitaries help to plant the "Traina Tree" in University Park. The Worcester Tree Initiative is planting thousands of trees across the city to reclaim the urban forest decimated by the Asian long-horned beetle and the 2008 ice storm, but one white oak taking root in Main South holds special significance for...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
April 29, 2011
Undergraduates from eleven colleges and universities across New England represented Shakespeare through scholarship and performance as they participated in the Tenth Annual Undergraduate Shakespeare Conference hosted at Clark University, on April 16. The conference offers a prestigious showcase for student research in the...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
April 27, 2011
The Clark University community will throw a belated Earth Day party beginning at noon, Sunday, May 1, with “Go Green on the Green,” a sustainability festival featuring music, games and several memorable and educational visual displays all meant to help  Sustainable Clark celebrate existing programs and to grow an even...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
April 22, 2011
The Smithsonian American Art Museum has awarded the 2011 Charles C. Eldredge Prize for Distinguished Scholarship in American Art to Kristina Wilson, Clark University associate professor of art history, for her book “The Modern Eye: Stieglitz, MoMA and the Art of Exhibition, 1925-1934” (Yale University Press, 2009). It is...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
April 20, 2011
The Princeton Review has recognized Clark University as one of the most environmentally responsible colleges in the United States and Canada, including Clark in the just-released, second annual edition of the “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 311 Green Colleges: 2011 Edition." Clark University joins the ranks of outstanding...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
April 19, 2011
Who doesn’t enjoy a fairy tale ending? Beautiful princess, handsome prince, a white horse, and a lifetime spent in a castle surrounded by a moat ... or at least a picket fence. Ah, but that’s the stuff of Disney. Reality is a far messier proposition, where people forge lives that follow no script, and women not only aren’t...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
April 19, 2011
Last month, the White House launched the President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge, an initiative inviting institutions of higher education to commit to a year of interfaith cooperation and community service programming on campus. President Obama called the initiative an important way to build...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
April 18, 2011
From left: Geographers Anthony Bebbington, Susan Hanson, and Roger Kasperson The setting was as appropriate as a setting could be. The National Geographic Society in Washington, D.C. was the site of a March 15 reception honoring five distinguished geographers with Clark ties who are members of the prestigious National...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
April 14, 2011
The Clark University Ecological-Representatives (Eco-Reps) have invited the entire Clark community to join them for a planting of 350 daffodils in celebration of Earth Day. The student group members, in conjunction with the Sustainable Clark office, will help volunteers – including Clark President David Angel – plant the...

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