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Clark University senior Rachel Martin discusses her work with Erik Hobbie, University of New Hampshire Research Associate Professor and Laboratory Director at the Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space. More than 60 scientists gathered at Clark University for MassMyco, the first regional meeting of fungal...
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Emily Sturdivant ’13 researched the spawning patterns of Pacific salmon in Idaho river basins. Sam Moody ’12, a fifth-year student, fought to reduce housing foreclosures and vacancies in Worcester. Ryan Osbaldeston ’13 is building a computer to beta-test a role-playing video game of his own creation.
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Made memorable return visit in the spring John Johansen, 96, the architect behind Clark University’s Robert H. Goddard Memorial Library, passed away on Oct. 26 in Brewster, Mass. In its obituary of Johansen, The New York Times described him as the last surviving member of the Harvard Five, a group of Harvard-educated...
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Clark University senior Andrew E. Hostetler is among a select group of student researchers who are members of the national Human-Environment Regional Observatory (HERO) program based at Clark. On Oct. 16, Hostetler received the added honor of being named the 2012 O'Connor HERO Fellow. The O'Connor HERO Fellowship is...
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Seven first-year Making a Difference (M.A.D.) Scholarship recipients joined the Clark Community this fall, continuing to demonstrate their leadership and meaningful commitment to social change. The M.A.D. scholarships are offered to incoming first-year students. Recipients are offered a stipend and housing allowance to...
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Clark University Professor of Economics Robert Johnston, director of the George Perkins Marsh Institute,  has been appointed to the Science Advisory Board of the Environmental Protection Agency. In this role, Johnston will serve as a special government employee and will provide independent advice on technical issues...
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Massachusetts Lt. Gov. Timothy Murray and other dignitaries celebrate the completion of new housing as part of the Kilby-Gardner-Hammond Revitalization Project, which is supported, in part, by Clark University. A ribbon-cutting ceremony outside a new housing unit on Hammond Street on Oct. 25  heralded the completion...
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Clark University associate professor of Environmental Science and Policy, Jennie Stephens, presented research and organized a research panel on energy system transitions at the annual meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) conference held Oct. 17 to 20 at the Copenhagen Business School in...
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The Family Impact Seminars were recently named a Bright Idea by the Innovations in American Government Awards Program at Harvard University’s Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation. The Massachusetts Family Impact Seminars are organized and presented by the Mosakowski Institute for Public Enterprise at...
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The Graduate School of Management (GSOM) at Clark University is listed among the nation’s best in The Princeton Review’s 2013 edition of "Best 296 Business Schools.” Clark appears as one of the “Best Business Schools in the Northeast.” In the Clark University business school profile, students surveyed frequently agreed...
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Assistant Prof. Karen Frey Karen Frey, assistant professor of Geography at Clark University, recently received Arctic Science research grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
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Lawrence Baum Clark University’s Harrington Public Affairs Lecture Series will sponsor “The Supreme Court and the Polarization of American Politics,” a lecture by political scientist Lawrence Baum of Ohio State University. The talk will be held on Wednesday, October 24, at 4 p.m. in Tilton Hall, second floor of the...
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In the developing world, social movements led by urban, rural and often indigenous people who are opposed to projects they regard as inappropriate and exploitative can be very effective, according to recently released (Oct. 10) findings based on research led by Anthony Bebbington, Higgins Professor of Environment and...
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Geographers publish findings from  regional research in trade journal Associate Prof. John Rogan
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The New York Times' food editorialist, and Clark class of '71, offers a sane response to an American diet flirting with madness New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg came under fire this spring, which is hardly an unusual circumstance for the leader of the country's largest and most complicated city. But the reason for...
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Rumors that they had been emancipated fueled many slave uprisings in Europe’s Atlantic colonies during the early modern era, according to Clark University historian Willem Klooster. In his Sept. 20 lecture “Improvised News: Rumors in the Age before Mass Media,” held in the Higgins Lounge at Dana Commons, Klooster...
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Paul Ropp, research professor of history, has been selected to receive the 2012 John W. Lund Clark Community Achievement Award. “Jack Lund believed that individuals with drive, passion, and vision can make a difference in the lives of our neighbors, and you exemplify exactly what Jack had in mind with this award,” Clark...
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Clark University has been selected, along with eight other liberal arts colleges and universities, to partner with the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) in a new initiative called Faculty Leadership for Integrative Liberal Learning: Principles and Practices. Supported by a grant from The...
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Charles Himmelberg Clark University will host Goldman Sachs credit strategist Charles Himmelberg for a President’s Lecture, “The Economic Road Ahead: Implications For Markets,” on Thursday, October 11, at 4:30 p.m., in Razzo Hall, Traina Center for the Arts, 92 Downing Street, Worcester. The lecture is free and open...
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Worcester is one of three cities selected to share a National Science Foundation (NSF) award of $2,654,895 for the Art of Science Learning Phase 2 grant titled "Integrating Informal STEM and Arts-Based Learning to Foster Innovation." Over the next four years, this  NSF grant will fund arts-based incubators for...
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Block Party heralds Downing St. transformation September 14 was a day of celebration at Clark, as students, faculty, staff and friends joined President David Angel at a Block Party to officially recognize the transformation of Downing Street into a pedestrian plaza as well as other notable campus improvements. President...
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Clark University Professor of Economics Robert Johnston, director of the George Perkins Marsh Institute, was recently awarded a $199,947 grant from the Northeast Sea Grant Consortium for his project titled “Climate change adaptation and ecosystem service resilience in Northeast coastal communities.” The grant will...
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  Former Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis speaks with students just after presenting a guest lecture. Michael Dukakis, former Governor of Massachusetts and 1988 Democratic presidential nominee, offered his insider’s perspectives to a group of Clark students on Sept. 17 during a frank discussion about life in...
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Fall events, lectures to focus on death, extinction, renewal Clark will host cultural historian Morris Berman tonight for the first public lecture of the fall semester’s Difficult Dialogues Symposium, “The End of Things/Death, Extinction, Renewal."

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