Clark in the News

Clark University student-athletes with their awards.
Several Clark University student-athletes took home awards during the Athletics Department’s annual Night of Honors ceremony held May 4.
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Two newspapers this week featured Clark baseball players James Conway '16 and Kyle Bonicki '18 for their impressive seasons on the diamond for the Cougars.
DNA strands
An article in Science Daily cites a study on genomes by researchers including Clark University's Jacqueline Dresch, assistant professor of mathematics. An excerpt:
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The murals on the side of the WCUW building at 910 Main St., are getting a lot of attention after four artists began painting there as part of the Worcester Cultural Coalition's "MakeArtEverywhere" initiative.
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Deborah Merrill, professor of sociology, was quoted in a New York Times story on the dynamics between mothers and daughters who are planning weddings. Here is an excerpt:
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The U.S. Small Business Administration recently recognized Clark University's Small Business Development Center with the 2016 SBDC Service Center Excellence and Innovation Award for Massachusetts, according to the Worcester Business Journal Online. Here, an excerpt from the article:
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In Sunday's "ArtsWatch" section, the Worcester Telegram & Gazette featured Geography Professor J. Ronald Eastman's "geoEnvisioning" exhibit at Clark University. Here is an excerpt:
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Worcester's University Park Campus School, operated by the city in partnership with Clark University, celebrated the opening of its newly renovated $209,000 science lab on Monday, according to an article in the Worcester Telegram & Gazette.
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Last Sunday, The New York Times Magazine featured a story about Worcester and included references to Clark University.
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One of our corners of Main Street will be getting an artistic makeover, according to an article on
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KJZZ 91.5 FM, a public radio station in Tempe, Ariz., recently turned to Deborah Martin, professor of geography, to explain "the logistical and infrastructure-type issues" faced by cities and towns that experience rapid growth. The show focused on neighborhoods in "America's Top Boomtown" of Gilbert, near Phoenix.
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Kathryn Meng, a doctoral student in geography, was featured as one of three local entrepreneurs on the public-access WCCA TV show "Exposure With Mosher."
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Samantha Lakin, a doctoral student at the Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, appeared as a guest on Voice of America (VOA) Afrique's "Washington Forum" on April 28 to discuss the current crisis in Burundi.
Letter from Holocaust
New Jersey Jewish News recently published a story about the research of Debórah Dwork, Rose Professor of Holocaust History and founding director of Clark University's Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies. Here is an excerpt:
padma power
Padma Lakshmi '92 talked to The Boston Globe about her new memoir "Love, Loss, and What We Ate," and her time spent filming a season of "Top Chef" in Boston.  Here, an excerpt from the interview:
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The Worcester Telegram & Gazette's "Sunday Sitdown," a weekly interview with a local personality, featured David S. Hibbett, professor of biology. Here is an excerpt:
Blue Man Group at the Charles Playhouse
Twenty-five years ago, Matt Goldman '83, M.B.A. '84, Chris Wink and Phil Stanton co-founded Blue Man Group in New York City. A few years later, the group expanded shows to Boston. Since then, more than 9,800 performances have been held in the city.
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In a preview of the 12th annual Youth Worker Training Institute's luncheon graduation ceremony on May 2 at the Boys & Girls Club of Worcester, mentioned Clark University's ties to the institute.
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A recent New Hampshire call-in talk show about redrawing political maps relied on the expertise of Robert Boatright, associate professor of political science.
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The "odd, endless and some would say insane political season of presidential campaigning" led Paul S.
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Clark seniors Rodrigo Saavedra and Nathanael S. Aragon Cooper talked about their experiences as undocumented immigrants in a recent article about the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy in the Worcester Telegram & Gazette.
Vladimir Putin on horseback
Political Science Professor and Chair Valerie Sperling’s book about Vladimir Putin landed a stellar review in Slavic Review: the Int
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The New York Times featured an April 5 article adapted from author Jeffrey J. Selingo's book "There is Life After College: What Parents and Students Should Know About Navigating School to Prepare for the Jobs of Tomorrow." It mentioned the following about both G.