Information and Tips from Clark Experts to You
Clark University offers webinars for students, faculty, staff, and the public to help us all navigate these times.
Thursday, June 18Summer Series: Yoga and Mediation
Put everything else aside and let Erica Beachy, director of wellness education at Clark, lead you though 30 minutes of yoga and 15 minutes of meditation. Erica offers you an opportunity to explore avenues for relaxation, coping, and fitness that you can follow at home.
Friday, June 19Summer Series: The Hard Work of Good Comedy
Charles Gould ’07 takes you backstage, and then onstage where he earns his living as a stand-up comedian (he’s also an actor and writer). He’ll describe the sources of his material, reveal the secrets to constructing a good joke, and share the joys of making an audience laugh.
Tuesday, June 23Summer Series: Why Make Art in an Unjust World?
John Aylward, associate professor of music composition and theory, and Toby Sisson, associate professor of studio art, will discuss technique, concept, and influence as they relate to an artist’s search for meaning and expression.
Wednesday, July 8Summer Series: Sci Fi, Race, and the Radical Imagination
Stories of social disruption, restructuring, and transformation have long been at the heart of science fiction’s ways of radically re-imagining what ails us. Join Deans Esther Jones and Betsy Huang for a conversation about what science fiction can teach us about surviving.
Wednesday, July 22Summer Series: Re-Purposed: The Design and Re-Design of Everyday Objects in Pandemic Living
What are the go-to pieces of furniture in your home during the quarantine, and why? Building on insights from her book on Modern Design, Kristina Wilson will lead us in a conversation about function, comfort, and re-purposing domestic designs in the current COVID-19 era.
Thursday, July 30Summer Series: Baseball as History and Literature
Professors Jay Elliott (English) and Janette Greenwood (History) hope to console baseball fans suffering through what promises to be, at best, a very short and strange season by presenting some of their favorite selections from their course, “A Perfect Game: Baseball as History and Literature.”
Stress Management Tips for Students
Erica Beachy, director of wellness education at Clark, discusses tips and strategies for students to manage stress during the coronavirus pandemic.
Accessing Library Resources Remotely for Final Projects
University Librarian Laura Robinson provides guidance on using library resources.
SPS Talks: How to Stay Motivated and Positive in Turbulent Times
School of Professional Studies Professor David Hofstetter leads an insightful discussion about the importance of staying motivated and keeping a positive mindset while navigating rough waters. This is the first webinar in the SPS Talks series “Staying Effective in Uncertain Times.”
SPS Talks: The Importance of Establishing a Routine in a New Climate
School of Professional Studies (SPS) Professor David Hosmer presents knowledge, strategy, and tips to handle stressful changes in the world around us, advocating the opportunities for positive change in a new reality. This is the second webinar in the SPS Talks series “Staying Effective in Uncertain Times.”
SPS Talks: The Importance of Communication During Uncertain Times
SPS faculty member David Hofstetter presents reviews successful tools and methods to engage and build trust with team members, and to keep them engaged. This is the third webinar in the SPS Talks series “Staying Effective in Uncertain Times.”
SPS Talks: Working on a Virtual Team
Eric Bloom, School of Professional Studies faculty member, presented practical tips and techniques to assist in communicating effectively and deliver superior results while working virtually. This is the fourth webinar in the SPS Talks series “Staying Effective in Uncertain Times.”
SPS Talks: Organizational Agility During Uncertain Times
School of Professional Studies faculty member David Hofstetter examined how and why organizations need to be agile when facing challenging events. This is the fifth webinar in the SPS Talks series “Staying Effective in Uncertain Times.”
SPS Talks: In an Extraordinary Time, What’s Working Well and Why?
A panel of experts reviews the crisis communication plan of the School for Professional Studies (SPS) — what worked well and why. In particular, they will examine the processes that drove decisions. This webinar is part of SPS’ six-part interactive webinar series, “Staying Effective in Uncertain Times.”
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Clark Virtual Backgrounds
Want a Clark virtual background for your Zoom meetings? Choose from Red Square with Freud statue, Goddard Library, Schiltkamp Gallery, and more.