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 Clark University is singled out in the “Best Bets List” included in “The Financial Aid Handbook: Getting the Education You Want for the Price You Can Afford” (The Career Press, Inc. 2011), by Carol Stack and Ruth Vedvik. The authors—college admission officers with more than 70 years of experience between them—include...
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Aimee Guidera delivers the Gurel Lecture on Education In a world awash with information, where everyone from retailers to online dating services gathers, studies and deploys targeted data to improve performance, it stands to reason that the United States’ education system would make similar strides to boost student...
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Secretaries of State, leading activists also in final episode premiering Nov. 8 Cynthia Enloe, Research Professor at Clark University’s Department of International Development, Community, and Environment and Women’s and Gender Studies, will appear in the finale of the acclaimed, five-part PBS series, “Women, War &...
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Jonas Clark Hall circa 1903. The buildings at Clark University tell stories that are steeped in history, touched by drama and even contain a dash of surprise. Did you know, for instance, that the gothic buildings framing the campus green on three sides were at one time meant to be joined by a fourth building that...
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Prof. Bob Ross (right) with Tom Hayden The year was 1961, and Tom Hayden had been in jail in the South for participating in civil rights protests when he put pen to paper. What began as a letter to his friends in Students for a Democratic Society blossomed into the blueprint for the Port Huron Statement, the manifesto...
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There are HEROs among us here at Clark University. They may not be able to leap tall buildings in a single bound, but they are developing remarkable powers in environmental research. For more than a decade, the Human-Environment Regional Observatory (HERO) program at Clark University has provided a unique undergraduate...
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The European Court of Human Rights ruled on Oct. 25 that a violation was committed against freedom of expression in the case of Clark University Professor Taner Akçam. Akçam, the first Turkish scholar to publicly express his conviction that the 1915 Armenian genocide occurred under the Ottoman Empire (of which Turkey is...
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Clark President David Angel and Mount Holyoke College President Lynn Pasquerella discussed liberal arts education and “Livelihood and Vocation,” part of the Difficult Dialogues series fall 2011 symposium, Oct. 18. Mount Holyoke College President Lynn Pasquerella, Clark President David Angel, faculty and students...
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Aimee Rogstad Guidera, executive director of the National Data Quality Campaign (DQC), will deliver Clark University’s  2011 Lee Gurel Lecture on Education, “From Dartboards to Dashboards: The Imperative of Using Data to Improve Student Achievement.” The lecture will take place at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 3, in Tilton...
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Kristina Wilson, associate professor of art history in the Visual & Performing Arts Department will deliver the annual Eldredge Prize lecture, at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 10, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Nan Tucker McEvoy Auditorium, 8th and G Streets NW, in Washington, D.C. * Update: To watch a video of...
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Clark University is among the top 100 private institutions named as the nation’s Best Values in Private Colleges for 2011-2012 by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine, a ranking of the schools that “combine outstanding education with economic value.” Clark stands at No. 28 on the “Best Values” list, which Kiplinger’s...
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Kate Walker, research associate at the University of Minnesota Extension Center for Youth Development, and Laurie Ross, associate director of International Development, Community, and Environment department at Clark, pause before Walker's talk at the Logan Symposium, Oct. 21, at the Boys & Girls Club in Worcester...
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Jean-Paul Senninger, ambassador of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg to the United States, with Philix Liu '11, Fei Lu '11, Andrew Newton '11, Samuel Shepler '11 and Richard Segal '12. The nation of Luxembourg is small — about the size of Rhode Island — but its economy has remained robust, even while some of its European...
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Clark University will host the 9th Annual Millennium Leadership Conference, “Becoming Tomorrow’s Leaders,” from Friday, Nov. 4 through Sunday, Nov. 6, in the Higgins University Center. The conference features workshops and social events designed to strengthen the networking and leadership skills of college students who...
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Bre Lembitz '12 Each night, Breanna “Bre” Lembitz ’12 sleeps on a mat in New York’s Zuccotti Park, covered only by a tarp. She can’t imagine sleeping anywhere else. The political science and economics major has assumed a central role in the Occupy Wall Street movement, working 16- to 20-hour days to ensure that each...
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Professor Yuko Aoyama of Clark University’s Graduate School of Geography has received an award from the National Science Foundation for her research, The Global Shift in R&D Alliances: MNEs & the Quest for the BOP markets. The award comprises $269,999 over three years.
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The Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Clark University is sponsoring an interdisciplinary conference, “Beyond the Armenian Genocide: The Question of Restitution and Reparation in Comparative Review,” opening at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 27, with a public keynote address in Tilton Hall, Higgins...
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IDCE Assistant Professor Jennie Stephens is involved in several Smart Grid initiatives. Jennie Stephens, Assistant Professor of Environmental Science and Policy in the Department of International Development, Community and Environment, was recently awarded a National Science Foundation (Science, Technology and Society...
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Using GIS skills, geography major Nicholas Rossi '12 created medal-winning maps for the Redistricting Olympics, a contest sponsored by Common Cause Massachusetts.
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Jessie Gruman bills herself as a “double insider” when it comes to health care. As founder and president of the Washington-based Center for Advancing Health, she is intensely involved with researching and advocating for policies for the delivery of effective medical treatment. And as someone who has endured four...
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Prof. John Coleman '82 Professor John Coleman, a Clark University alumnus and leading expert on political parties, elections and campaign finance in the U.S., will deliver the Fall 2011 Harrington Public Affairs Lecture, “A Primer on the Primaries: Polarized Politics and Presidential Nominations,” at 7 p.m, Monday,...
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Back row, from left: Zohar Zimmerman, President David Angel, CEV Director Micki Davis, and Benjamin Walter. In front, from left: Alejandro Baez, Rebecca Liebman, and Cheyenne Wyzzard-Jones. Not pictured: Ashley Cooper. Clark University welcomed six Making a Difference (MAD) Scholars at the start of the Fall semester...
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Clark University President David Angel presented the 2011 John W. Lund Community Achievement Award to Greg Doerschler, senior analyst in Clark’s Office of Institutional Research and adviser to the Outing Club, and to fifth-year student Andre Kenstowicz. Doerschler and Kenstowicz were honored at a September 20...
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Chouchou Namegabe stood before a spellbound audience in the Kneller Athletic Center on Saturday and talked about the rape of her country. “Women’s bodies are being used as a battlefield,” Namegabe said. “Each single case is a tragedy.” The journalist and activist described how systematic sexual assaults on women and...
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Clark University’s Graduate School of Management (GSOM) has been included on a list of Top 100 MBA programs worldwide, compiled by The Aspen Institute for its biennial Beyond Grey Pinstripes survey. GSOM was selected for demonstrating significant leadership in integrating social, environmental and ethical issues into...

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