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Past Events

Harrington Lecture: American Universities and Their Local Communities Through History (with notes on Clark University)

Tilton Hall, Higgins University Center

Spring 2022 Harrington Public Affairs Presented by: Dr. Virginia Sapiro ’72  The majority of American colleges and universities founded before the 20th century were created as part of the founding and development of local communities. If we ignore the relationship between higher education institutions and their communities, we miss crucial parts of the history of […]

Career Pathways from Clark and Beyond


Presented by Ellen Hughes-Cromwick, PhD Clark Alum (MA International Development, 1988; PhD Economics, 1986) and current Clark Board of Trustees member, Ellen Hughes-Cromwick will talk about her journey from her time at Clark University to a career that included stops in the private sector, academia, and government service. Ellen served as chief global economist at […]

William V. Shannon ’47, LITT.D ’64 Spring 2022 Lecture

Jefferson 133

You are invited to the Political Science Department’s William V. Shannon ’47, LITT.D ’64 Spring 2022 Lecture, Thursday, March 24, at 12 Noon, Jefferson 133. Our Speaker will be Brian J. Cook, Professor Emeritus of Public Administration and Policy in the School of Public and International Affairs in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies […]