Liberal Education and Effective Practice Articles & Blogs
February 2, 2016
Clark University is one of the nation's best colleges for students seeking a superb education with great career preparation and at any affordable price, as recognized in The Princeton Review's just-released book, "Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Schools That Give You the Best Bang for Your Tuition Buck." "Clark offers...
January 28, 2016
The Boston Globe reported this stark statistic last fall: Halfway through 2015, more than 4.5 times as many people in Massachusetts had died from opioid-related overdoses than from car crashes. By the end of the year, opioid-related deaths numbered over 1,200, nearly a 400 percent increase since 2000.
January 15, 2016
The Worcester Art Museum's current exhibition, "Cyanotypes: Photography's Blue Period," is a bit of unfolding history. It's the first major museum exhibition in the United States exclusively devoted to the 150-year legacy of this long-overlooked technique that gives photographs a distinct blue tint, turning even mundane...
October 1, 2015
Top prizes in the Hervey Ross ’50, L.H.D. ’07 LEEP Oratorical Contest went to (left to right) Themal Ellawala ’17, third place; Jules Ochoa ’16, second place; and Gabby Seligman ’16, first place. Gabby Seligman ’16 stood on the stage in Jefferson 320 and embarked on a walking tour — without ever leaving the building....
September 10, 2015
The world-famous Appalachian Trail is getting a lot of attention lately, from the release of the film “A Walk in the Woods,” based on author Bill Bryson’s 800-mile trek and starring Robert Redford and Nick Nolte, to a not-so-flattering Associated Press article about how some hikers are treating the trail.
July 30, 2015
For the second year in a row, Forbes has named Clark University as one the country's top 20 most entrepreneurial schools, appearing at No. 16 on its list of "Most Entrepreneurial Universities." The rankings appear in the August 17 print issue of Forbes. The list is based on the research universities' entrepreneurial ratios...
Clark University student selected for Fulbright Summer Institute, expands research about Hadrian's Wall
June 19, 2015
Clark University undergraduate Hannah Kogut will spend a month in the U.K. this summer studying history as a Fulbright Summer Institute program participant.
June 17, 2015
Delight Gavor '16 received $10,000 award from Davis Projects for Peace to share her "Butterfly Effect Program" with Ghanaian schoolchildren
Nine undergraduates awarded Steinbrecher Fellowships to support creative projects on campus and abroad
June 11, 2015
Nine Clark University undergraduate students were recently awarded Steinbrecher Fellowships to support their pursuit of original ideas, creative research, and community service projects this summer and during the 2015–2016 academic year. Information about the students and their projects follows: Oyut Amarjargal '17,of...
May 4, 2015
(From left to right) Brian Kane '15, Alex Marshall '16, Olivia Isom '17 and Barbara Garcia '18 repaint the railings outside the Jacob Hiatt Magnet School.
Hiatt Youth Summit at Clark explores race, class, education and identity; draws H.S. students from across state
April 13, 2015
Caleb Encarnacion '18, Kefiana Kabati '17, Johanna Merlos '16 and Clark visiting professor of education Raphael Rogers spoke at the 2nd annual Youth Summit on Race, Class and Education, at Clark University (April 9). More than 100 high school students from across Massachusetts attended the second annual Hiatt Youth...
April 2, 2015
Clark University students spent last week attending lectures and films, and participating in competitions and giveaways as part of a coordinated campus-wide effort to honor and celebrate Mother Earth. The Local Root gave away 40 apples one afternoon during Earth Week
March 31, 2015
Four Clark University students traveled to Capitol Hill recently to participate in NAFSA (Association of International Education) Advocacy Day, an annual event devoted to educating members of Congress about how international education impacts states and districts, and why it's important to have a more globally engaged...
March 5, 2015
Guiding the highly successful third annual TCK/Global Nomads Conference at Clark University (Feb. 21) are, from left: Santiago Deambrosi '17, TCK conference student co-chair; Farah Weannara '16, TCK Student Coordinator and conference chair; and Scott Keller, International Students & Scholars Office assistant director.
October 27, 2014
In terms of distance, the width of Main Street is nothing special. A person can cross the road in about ten steps; the journey is accomplished in seconds. But the trip from the front gate of Clark University to the planned Alumni and Student Engagement Center on the opposite side of Main Street carries with it a...
August 28, 2014
Students in the class of 2018 share the stories of why they came to Clark University. There's an adage in journalism that everybody has a story. The LEEP Center set out to prove it true in a fun and revealing Orientation exercise in which first-year students were asked to compose personal narratives that will help them...
May 8, 2014
Five Clark undergraduates — Xiying Huang '16, Ruoyang Lin '16, Andrew Masley '14, David Scheff '15 and Zhuoming (Colin) Tan '16 — took part in The 8th Annual Cambridge Science Festival at the Cambridge Public Library on Saturday, April 19. David Scheff '15 (left) and Andrew Masley '14 (center) demonstrate magnetism and...
September 13, 2013
President David Angel chats with members of the new class of Global Scholars. Clark University President David Angel and his wife, Jocelyne Bauduy, were joined by several University staff and mentors as they formally welcomed 19 new Global Scholars to the Clark community during a reception on Sept. 3 at Harrington House...
November 6, 2012
Elections always offer teachable moments, but the volatility, polarity and record spending related to the 2012 presidential race have given participants in Clark's fall semester political science course The American Presidency real-world lessons they're unlikely to forget. Twenty-three students enrolled in "The American...
November 30, 2015
The Clark University team captured third place in the 2015 Boston Regional College Fed Challenge, an "intensely competitive" contest held at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (Nov. 6).
April 6, 2015
Belén Atienza, associate professor of Spanish, introduces poet and AIDS activist Norberto Stuart (seated) to students and guests in her classroom in Estabrook Hall, March 30. On March 30, Clark University and the Department of Language, Literature and Culture welcomed a special guest, poet and AIDS activist Norberto A....
February 3, 2015
The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) has named Clark University a winner in the 2015 CASE District I Excellence Awards Program. Clark received a silver award for its undergraduate admissions information session video, "Moments: A four-year journey through the eyes of actual Clark University students...
January 5, 2015
Patricia DeCarvalho '15 and Hannah Martin '15 Clark University seniors Hannah Martin '15 and Patricia DeCarvalho '15 — two of this year's LEEP Fellows — have refreshed and branded "The Fashion Cookbook," a fashion and lifestyle blog featuring an image consulting service. The two presented their LEEP Project, "Launching...
October 22, 2014
Read: Richard M. Freeland, former Commissioner of Higher Education for Massachusetts and the former president of Northeastern University.