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March 28, 2011
Clark University recently became a member of the Scholars at Risk network, an international network of institutions and individuals working to promote academic freedom and to defend the human rights of scholars worldwide. A launch event, titled "Academic Freedom in the Middle East and Beyond: Supporting Scholars at Risk,"...
March 29, 2011
Esteemed political scientist David A. Lake will discuss the current and continually evolving and expanding political turmoil in Libya, Egypt, Bahrain, Tunisia, Yemen, and other countries in the Middle East and North Africa, as he delivers the 2011 Harrington Public Affairs Lecture, presented by the Political Science...
March 29, 2011
A team of traders from Clark University’s Graduate School of Management (GSOM) finished fourth in the 2011 CME Group Commodity Trading Challenge. Teams from 166 schools around the world, including two from GSOM, traded crude oil and gold futures contracts during a two-week, around-the-clock competition.
March 31, 2011
City, state and federal officials joined President David Angel last week to celebrate two initiatives that will perpetuate what one legislator described as “the Main South Miracle.”
April 4, 2011
Men are supposed to be strong. Rather than seek medical assistance for their physical well-being, they are expected to "tough it out." Rather than seek professional help for their mental well-being, they are told to keep their emotions in check. But ... Men also commit suicide at four times the rate of women.
April 6, 2011
Census data from 2010 indicates that there are now 50.5 million Latinos in the United States — one sixth of the U.S. population.
April 8, 2011
Representing a “new generation of psychologists,” the Clark University Undergraduate Psychology Committee (UPC) and members of Psi Chi, the international psychology honor society, will present the first biennial conference on “Developing Psychology in a Globalizing World,” from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Wednesday, April 20, in...
April 14, 2011
In honor of the centennial of Elizabeth Bishop’s birth in Worcester, Clark University will host "A Mirror on Which to Dwell": Elliott Carter's Settings of Six Poems by Elizabeth Bishop, on Thursday, April 21, at 7 p.m. in Tilton Hall, 2nd floor at the Higgins University Center.
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.
April 18, 2011
From left: Geographers Anthony Bebbington, Susan Hanson, and Roger Kasperson The setting was as appropriate as a setting could be.
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...
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...
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-relea
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).
April 26, 2011
Clark University will hold its 106th Commencement on Sunday, May 22, on the Jefferson Academic Center Green. The procession, from the Kneller Athletic Center to the Campus Green, begins at 1:15 p.m., and ceremonies start at 1:30 p.m.
April 27, 2011
The Clark University community will throw a belated Earth Day party beginning at noon, Sunday, May 1, with “
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.
May 11, 2011
Students and dignitaries help to plant the "Traina Tree" in University Park.
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,...
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 yo
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).
May 22, 2011
Clark University celebrated its 107th Commencement—the first under the steward
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.
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