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Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
December 13, 2010
Clark University has received a $260,338 grant to support key components of its Liberal Education and Effective Practice Initiative (LEEP), a multi-year, campus-wide program that aims to re-invent traditional, undergraduate liberal education. The grant was received from the Davis Educational Foundation, established by...
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December 8, 2010
Watch: Nicholas Carr, author of "The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains," discussed the ways in which our online existence is rewiring our minds, replacing deep thought with information overload, and overruling attentiveness with a steady stream of interruptions and distractions.
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
December 6, 2010
From December 4-11, Professor Dianne Rocheleau of the School of Geography at Clark University is traveling with a group of students, each actively engaged in issues of environment, development, social movements and climate change, to attend the Global Alternative Forum for Life & Environmental & Social Justice in...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
December 3, 2010
Noted education author and historian Diane Ravitch tugged on “Superman’s” cape, and declared the public education system under siege during a compelling presentation that drew a standing ovation from a packed house at Tilton Hall on Dec. 1. Ravitch delivered the inaugural Dr. Lee Gurel ’48 Lecture, jointly sponsored by the...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
December 2, 2010
Clark University graduate students Jody Russell Manning, Elizabeth P. Anthony and recent graduate Angela L. Woodmansee are spending the 2010-11 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...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
November 19, 2010
Diane speaks at the NEA Annual Meeting and Representative Assembly, New Orleans, where she received the Friend of Education Award, July 6, 2010. Photo by Kevin Lock/NEA.
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
November 19, 2010
The Clark Anti-Violence Education (CAVE) program brought David Lisak, the pre-eminent expert on rape and sexual assault on college campuses, to Clark University on November 16. “Let’s stop using the term date rape,” Lisak urged an audience in Tilton Hall, pointing out how connotations “hint at acquiescence.” Fifteen...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
November 17, 2010
Critical Mass Critical MASS, a student dance group from Clark University, won the top prize at “Consortium’s Got Talent,” a contest sponsored by the Colleges of Worcester Consortium, held Nov. 12 at the Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts. Chosen by audience vote, the winners received bragging rights and $1,000 from...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
November 10, 2010
Clark University and Chapman University, in Orange, Calif., will partner to create a new graduate fellowship in Holocaust history, the two universities announced today (Nov. 10).  The fellowship will be offered as a “unique and innovative academic collaboration” between the Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education at Chapman...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
November 9, 2010
The Graduate School of Management at Clark University is listed among the nation’s best in The Princeton Review’s  2011 edition of "The Best 300 Business Schools.” The Graduate School of Management (GSOM) is a diverse community of learners, researchers, and business professionals that prepares future leaders to think...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
November 8, 2010
Twenty-two Clark University students will spend their Thanksgiving break in a distinctly non-Norman Rockwell setting as they engage in a field course to help develop sustainable agriculture projects with staff and students from the University of Notre Dame d’Haiti (UNDH) school of agronomy in Les Cayes.  The course, part...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
November 5, 2010
Fall Fest student research displays at the Academic Commons in Goddard Library, Nov. 3. More than 50 students occupied the Goddard Library on Wednesday, Nov. 3, crowding the Academic Commons main corridor and spilling into the second-floor circulation lobby – all in the name of research. 
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
November 5, 2010
Internationally renowned, award-winning poet and activist/scholar Sonia Sanchez will share her dynamic work about the evolution of revolutionary black art and politics in “From Black Arts to Hip Hop: Implications for the 21st Century,” a free, public lecture presented by the Higgins School for Humanities at Clark ...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
November 3, 2010
Sean Sullivan, the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs for Athletics and Recreation at York (Pa.) College for the past seven years, has been named the Director of Athletics and Recreation at Clark University, President David P. Angel announced on Wednesday. “I am deeply honored to be asked to join the Clark family and...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
October 28, 2010
Clark University is among the top 50 institutions named as the nation’s Best Values in Private Colleges for 2010-2011 by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine, a ranking of the “top schools that exemplify excellent academics while keeping their costs to a minimum.” * To read more about Clark University in the current...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
October 26, 2010
Clark University is one of the nation’s coolest places to get an undergraduate education, according to “Cool Colleges 101,” a new guidebook published this month by Peterson’s. The book profiles more than 240 colleges and includes vivid campus photos, an informative description, fast facts and figures, and contact...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
October 19, 2010
In his book “The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains,” Nicholas Carr explores the ways in which our online existence is rewiring our minds, replacing deep thought with information overload, and overruling attentiveness with a steady stream of interruptions and distractions. This saturation of technology, he...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
October 15, 2010
Caption: Worcester City Councilor Barbara Haller, Clark University Police Chief Stephen Goulet, Clark senior Miranda Muro, and Clark Vice President of Government and Community Affairs Jack Foley, at Harrington House, Oct. 4.
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
October 14, 2010
Historian, author and Clark University Professor Emeritus George Athan Billias, of Worcester, will receive the James P. Hanlan Book Award from the New England Historical Association during the NEHA fall conference at the University of New England in Biddeford, Maine, on Oct. 16.
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
October 11, 2010
Clark University President David P. Angel recently announced the appointment of Professor Douglas Little as the first holder of the new Robert H. and Virginia N. Scotland Endowed Chair in History and International Relations at Clark University and the appointment of Professor of Political Science Sharon Krefetz as the next...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
October 11, 2010
A gathering at Clark University on October 24 Recognizes the Key Role of Central Massachusetts in Addressing Climate Change The Massachusetts Climate Action Network, along with the Mosakowski Institute for Public Enterprise and the George Perkins Marsh Institute of Clark University, announce that the Ninth Annual Climate...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
October 10, 2010
A new international study in the journal Nature reveals that global water evaporation from land and plants has been weakening over the last decade, as the soil dries up in many southern regions.  The study suggests that limitation in moisture supply in the Southern Hemisphere has contributed to falling rates of...
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October 7, 2010
Read: As World War II raged, Clark’s first women athletes brought their ‘A’ game to campus
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
October 7, 2010
Seven undergraduates have been documenting their semester by contributing to the Clark Diaries, a series of personal blog postings featured on Clark University's Admissions website. The lively entries provide visitors and prospective students with a student's-eye glimpse of life on campus and beyond. Shane Capra ’11,...

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