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Clark University is ranked among the top 100 U.S. colleges in the annual Washington Monthly College Guide and Rankings, a publication that rates schools based on their contribution to the public good in three broad categories: Social Mobility (recruiting and graduating low-income students), Research (producing cutting-...
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Clark University greets every new academic year with excitement and news about changes on campus. This fall, students, faculty and the entire campus community formally set out under the banner of LEEP (Liberal Education and Effective Practice), Clark’s pioneering model for higher education.
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Asian Longhorned Beetle Five years ago, the Asian Longhorned Beetle (ALB) descended upon Worcester County and forced the removal of over 30,000 trees from the area, dramatically altering the lives in, and landscapes of many local neighborhoods. In recent years, local organizations and city, state, and town officials...
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Forget those TV ads where parents gleefully anticipate "alone time" as they wave goodbye to their college-bound children. For most parents of emerging adults, back-to-school time means missing their best friends.
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The Princeton Review has again recognized Clark University as one of the country's best institutions for undergraduate education. Clark is included in the education services company’s 2014 annual college guide, “The Best 378 Colleges,” released August 6. Only about 15 percent of America’s 2,500 four-year colleges, and...
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Clark University has been ranked a top college in Massachusetts for return on investment. AffordableCollegesOnline.org (AC Online) recently launched a new ranking: "AC Online: Highest Return on Investment Colleges in Massachusetts," which identifies the 51 colleges in Massachusetts where degrees pay off the most....
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Clark University appears in Forbes’ annual “America's Top Colleges” report; it is #150 on the list of 650 schools recognized this year. Besides the overall ranking, Clark appears as #112 in Private Colleges, #76 in Research Universities, and #71 in the Northeast.
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How can teachers make room in their busy working lives to develop their practice together? The answer may be waiting right within their classrooms, or in a colleague’s just down the hall.
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The new Clark University Poll of Parents of Emerging Adults contradicts the long-held notion that adult children living with their parents are a source of stress and disruption in the household.
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(July 22) - An update from the Office of the President: We wish to inform you that the Mundt family has made arrangements for a service to honor Amanda Mundt and her aunt, Diane Mundt. Calling hours will be held at Douglass Funeral Service, 87 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, Mass., on Friday, July 26, from 3 – 8 pm. A...
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The 2014 revised and updated Fiske Guide to Colleges includes Clark University as a “Best Buy” among the list of  “best and most interesting of the more than 2,200 four-year colleges in the United States.” Clark is one of just 41 institutions — 21 public and 20 private — to receive the Fiske “Best Buy” rating, which...
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Clark University is one of three New England schools to offer at least one of the country’s hottest majors for undergraduates, according to The Princeton Review’s The Best 377 Colleges, 2013 edition. The college guide’s “Great Schools for 20 of the Most Popular Undergraduate Majors” list praises Clark for its psychology...
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Emerging adults getting by with a lot of help from their folks; wide majority of parents providing the financial support they didn’t get in their twenties
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Carol Graham, of the Brookings Institution, talks about The Pursuit of Happiness: Toward the Economy of Well-Being" Scholars from around the world gathered at Clark University (June 12-14) for the international conference of the Sustainable Consumption Research and Action Initiative (SCORAI), The Future of Consumerism...
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A view of the Kolyma River watershed in the Siberian Arctic. (Photo: Karen Frey) While basting on a crowded beach or waiting for the AC to cool your sweltering car interior, imagine yourself cutting through Arctic seas aboard an icebreaker or exploring the wilderness from your base aboard a river barge in Siberia....
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Parents and their emerging adults rank ‘being responsible for yourself’ before money and marriage as key to becoming an adult What marks the beginning of true adulthood? Parents and their 18- to 29-year-old emerging adult children agree that the most important indicator is accepting responsibility for the consequences...
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Clark University honored Allen Glick '63 with the Distinguished Alumni Award, and Richard Boucher '03, M.B.A. '04, and Anthony Colon '03, M.P.A. '04, received the Young Alumni Award at the May 17 Reunion Weekend Dinner. Earlier that day, Dr. Lee Gurel '48 received the Fiat Lux Award for Extraordinary Service by a Legacy...
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Seven Clark University undergraduates are working as interns in the non-profit sector this summer with support from the Larry Franks '73, Ellen Berelson and the Theodore H. Barth Foundation.
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Clark University President David Angel recently announced the appointment of Julie L. Dolan as the next Executive Vice President and Treasurer of the University. Dolan comes to Clark from Fairfield University where she has held the position of Vice President for Finance and Treasurer since 2010. Prior to Fairfield, she...
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Adriane van Gils-Pierce (second from left) accepts the Outstanding Service and Support award on behalf of Clark University's Study Abroad and Away Office. Also pictured are, from left: David Fougere, CIEE Chief Operating Officer; Amy Dwyer, CIEE Director of Institutional Relations; and Constance Whitehead Hanks,...
Portrait of Jeff Lurie standing in front of football field
The day after he’d bought the bought the Philadelphia Eagles football franchise in 1994, Jeffrey Lurie ’73 sat at his desk in a windowless office in a dilapidated building and wondered if he’d made the biggest mistake of his life. The rat he watched skitter across the carpet amplified those concerns. His state of mind...
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The Clark University Model United Nations team ranked in the top 20 of Best Delegate’s Final 2012-2013 College Model U.N. Rankings. Clark Model U.N. is number 17 on the list of 50 schools. Also among the top 25 are Harvard, Yale, Georgetown and Columbia.
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The empty storefront at 912 Main St. was once a restaurant called Scarlet O'Hara's that was gone with the wind years ago. The 2,200-square-foot space will have new life this fall, when National Grid opens the Sustainability Hub, which will offer innovative energy solutions through hands-on demonstrations of "smart"...

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