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Rebecca Liebman '15 in Washington, D.C. Clark first-year student Rebecca R. Liebman was selected to attend the highly prestigious Clinton Global Initiative University, held March 30 to April 1 at George Washington University, in Washington, DC.
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Clark University will hold its 108th Commencement on Sunday, May 20, on the Jefferson Academic Center Green, rain or shine. The procession from Kneller Athletic Center begins at 1:15 p.m. and the ceremony starts at 1:30 p.m.
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The Princeton Review has recognized Clark University as one of the most environmentally responsible colleges in the United States and Canada, and includes Clark in the just-released, second annual edition of its free downloadable book, “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 322 Green Colleges: 2012 Edition." Clark University...
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♦ Wallerstein to give public keynote address, ‘Labor vs. Capital?’ ♦ Immanuel Wallerstein
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The United States and China are widely perceived as rivals, but the superpowers in fact rely on one another in a number of areas and — if political maneuverings don’t get in the way — could work together on a scale that would help balance the shortcomings in their respective economies. So said Stephen Roach, senior...
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Stephen DiRado, senior lecturer in the Department of Visual and Performing Arts, has been been awarded a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship. He is one of only 181 scholars, artists, and scientists chosen from a group of almost 3,000 applicants in this 88th annual competition for the United States and...
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Joe Abdow '14 and Matt Schulman '15 perform a scene from the 2012 New Play Festival. The 2012 New Play Festival features nine student playwrights, three readings and six full productions staged at the Little Center through April 28. The biannual festival heralds the arrival of exciting, fresh talent on the college...
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A rain garden will be planted outside of the Bassett Admissions Center at Clark between 2 and 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18, hosted by Clark students who will also offer a public presentation about rain gardens, which are a way to filter polluted water before it reaches streams and rivers. Clark and Main South community...
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Is the recession helping to create a population of young people so disillusioned by their bleak job prospects that they’ve abandoned the notion of finding meaningful work? Has the media devoted so much attention to lurid accounts of child abuse that they are missing the real story — that child abuse has declined...
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The Graduate School of Management (GSOM) at Clark University will welcome Stephen Roach, one of Wall Street’s most influential economists, for a public lecture on “The Changing Financial Climate in Asia: China’s Growing Role in the World,” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 12, in Razzo Hall, Traina Center for the Arts, 92...
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The Political Science Department at Clark University will present the 2012 Harrington Public Affairs Lecture, delivered by M. Steven Fish, titled "“Islam and Democracy: A Look at the Evidence,” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, in Tilton hall, 950 Main Street. Professor Fish is a comparative political scientist at the...
Photo of Annie Jenkins at the stove, with headline saying "The Queen of Comfort Food"
"I hate making pancakes! They're just an all-around hassle." "Hey Annie, you're not supposed to boil them, you know!" Annie Jenkins looks up from the grill at the guy wearing the NStar T-shirt and grins. He's just delivered a good punchline, and she knows it. In fact, she would have been a little disappointed if he'd...
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Their curiosity was understandable, since these were no ordinary automobiles. They were electric vehicles (EVs) — the Chevy Volt, Nissan Leaf, Mitsubishi MiEV and BMW ActiveE —on display to help celebrate the debut of a new charging station where EV owners can “plug in.” The April 2 event marked the debut of EV charging...
Collage that includes old photos of Jonas Gilman Clark and Granville Stanley Hall
By Albert B. Southwick '41 Jonas Gilman Clark was born in the hardscrabble town of Hubbardston, Mass., in 1815. Granville Stanley Hall was born about 80 miles west in the hardscrabble town of Ashfield, Mass., in 1845. Their humble beginnings were about the only thing they shared.
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Mary Badon surgically mends broken bones. Sara Brown is helping mend a broken country. Jay Shapiro's new film chronicles Uganda's first Little League team. Scott Silver's new film aims for major-league thrills. Caitlyn Thayer teaches business owners how to be social-media savvy. Gunnar Hagstrom teaches kids separated by...
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There was a time when food was something you ate but rarely pondered. You did not know, or care, where your dinner came from, or how it would interact with your body once it was consumed. That was then. Sure, many folks still eat with abandon, but many others, like the Clarkies profiled on these pages, are trying to...
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Prof. Anthony Bebbington Anthony Bebbington, Higgins Professor of Environment and Society and Director of the Graduate School of Geography, recently traveled to Ottawa to serve as an invited witness before the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development on “The Role of the Private Sector in...
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"Check the Koelsch book." It's the standard response to the innumerable questions that arise about Clark's past. Why was anthropology professor Franz Boas' research considered revolutionary for its time? What president of the United States delivered Clark's 1905 commencement address? How did Clark students respond...
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Drawing on unprecedented access to greatly extended and once secret  documents from the Ottoman archives of 1913 onward, Taner Akçam, associate professor at Clark University has written a timely new book, “The Young Turks' Crime Against Humanity: The Armenian Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing in the Ottoman Empire” (...
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Mortimer H. Appley, the sixth president of Clark University, died Thursday, March 29, at the age of 90. Appley was inaugurated as Clark president on July 1, 1974, and served for 10 years. “The Clark community is saddened to learn of the death of Mort Appley, an accomplished academician, who also provided a firm hand in...
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The Massachusetts Small Business Development Center office located at Clark University has been named the winner of the 2012 Service Excellence award, according to an announcement by Robert Nelson, Massachusetts U.S. Small Business Administration District Director.
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As deputy chief of staff for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, T.F. Scott Darling ’84 works for an organization that knows a thing about getting people from one place to another. So it seems appropriate that as he talks about Clark’s pioneering model for higher education, LEEP™ (Liberal Education and...
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It’s safe to say that a winning attitude is nestled comfortably in Wally Halas’ DNA. He is descended from sports royalty. His great uncle, George Halas, was the legendary coach of the Chicago Bears, which steamrolled through the NFL in the ’30s and ’40s, earning the team the nickname “Monsters of the Midway.” Halas’...
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Electric vehicles are slowly but steadily gaining traction with consumers in New England, and drivers of EVs in Worcester will soon be “topping off” at charging stations at Clark University, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Quinsigamond Community College, and other sites set to be in service soon. The public is invited...

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