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United Way of Central Massachusetts, in partnership with Clark University, the Worcester Educational Collaborative, Main South Community Development Corporation, Worcester Public Schools and the Office of City of Worcester Mayor Joseph O’Brien, is the recipient of a Promise Neighborhoods Planning Grant recently awarded...
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Clark University’s long-running Difficult Dialogues initiative presents a fall symposium titled  “Slowing in a Wired World” that offers opportunities to slow down, examine, and perhaps try going “unplugged” in a culture of information overload, constant connectivity and work and personal pressures. “The Internet and...
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President David P. Angel acknowledges the audience at his inauguration. Under sunny skies, David P. Angel was sworn in as Clark University’s ninth president today, Sept. 24 The ceremony drew hundreds of alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends under a tent set up on the campus green, as well as students who sat on...
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Sociology Prof. Robert J. S. Ross and graduate student Laura Faulkner ’10 The recession has taken its toll on many American households as jobs disappear and families reel under harsh financial circumstances.
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Clark’s pre-Inauguration ceremony events have enlightened and entertained hundreds of Clark alumni, students, faculty and staff who have participated or attended such events as the Passport Dinner, Blue Man Group performance and formal Inaugural Dinner.  An Inaugural Symposium explores some of the most pressing...
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Cynthia Abramson Nikitin ’81 held up the package that had contained the Philadelphia Cream Cheese she’d spread on her bagel that morning. The label, she noted, said the cream cheese had been made with “renewable energy.” The observation drew a chuckle from the audience gathered in Razzo Hall on Wednesday, but through...
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Desserts are enjoyed at the Passport Dinner's Austria buffet in the Higgins University Center.
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Clark and Worcester will close a short section of Downing Street to create a pedestrian plaza. Clark President David Angel and Worcester City Manager Michael O’Brien announced Monday (Sept. 20) that the University and the city will pursue the closing of a short section of Downing Street, from Florence Street to...
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Being a HERO at Clark University doesn't require having superpowers or wearing a cape, but it helps to have a sharp mind for scientific research and a keen interest in the environment. A good raincoat and sturdy boots also may come in handy. For more than a decade, the Human-Environment Regional Observatory (HERO)...
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Clark’s 2010 Global Scholars were formally welcomed by President Angel and his wife,  Jocelyne Bauduy,   at a dinner reception on Sept. 2 at Harrington House. The new students, who hail from nine different countries, mixed with Global Scholars from previous classes. Many were also introduced for the first time to their...
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Paul S. Ropp, research professor of history at Clark University, recently published “China in World History” (Oxford University Press 2010). The book is a compact history of Chinese political, economic, and cultural life, ranging from the origins of civilization in China to the beginning of the 21st century. “China...
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Clark University will celebrate the formal installation of David P. Angel as its ninth president during a public Presidential Inauguration ceremony beginning at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24, on the campus green. “Clark University is a special place where faculty members engage in cutting-edge scholarship and meaningful...
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Clark University alumna Ali Fedotowsky visited campus on Sept. 7, invited by students to talk about her experiences as the recent star of the ABC-TV “The Bachelorette” reality show. She also introduced her fiancé Roberto Martinez to a crowd of about 200 students in Tilton Hall. Fedotowsky talked about her experiences at...
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The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation has awarded a grant of $451,000 to Clark Labs in support of their current work with Google.org in the development of on-line tools for REDD projects. REDD, Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation, is a climate change mitigation strategy that offers developing...
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Physics Prof. Charles Agosta shows Jeffrey Simon, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office director, Machflow technology under development. Jeffrey A. Simon, director of the Massachusetts Recovery & Reinvestment Office, came to Clark University with a small entourage on Monday (Aug. 30) to admire an innovative “green...
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Baird formally began work at the University on August 16. He was previously Dean of the South Carolina Honors College at the University of South Carolina, where he also held the Louise Fry Scudder Professorship in Philosophy. At Clark University, he will oversee all undergraduate and graduate academic programs, as well...
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The fact that Clark is one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduate education is no secret; Clark’s quality speaks for itself. Still, it can be interesting each year to check out further recognition of the University’s strengths in some of the world’s premier college guides and rankings publications. Here is...
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  Professor of Psychology Jeffrey Jensen Arnett has struck a national chord with his studies on "emerging adulthood," a term he's coined to describe the phenomenon of young men and women delaying their commitment to careers and relationships. Arnett's research was the subject of a cover story in Sunday's The New York...
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The public’s increasing lack of understanding and growing distrust of science has become apparent to many, from members of the prestigious National Academy of Sciences to the casual talk-radio listener.  Popular New York Times science writer Andrew Revkin recently wrote: “Specialized journalists now occupy a shrinking...
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Cynthia Enloe, Research Professor at Clark University’s Department of International Development, Community, and Environment, has been awarded the Howard Zinn Lifetime Achievement in Peace Studies Award, by the Peace and Justice Studies Association (PJSA). “The award honors a very select group of scholar-activists who...
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Clark University’s academic quality and financial value earned a No. 41 ranking  among the top 50 schools named in the Great Schools, Great Prices category of the 2011 edition of America’s Best Colleges, released today (Aug. 17) by the U.S. News Media Group. Clark also is included among the Best National Universities,...
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A renewed federal effort to fix the nation’s stalled nuclear waste program is focusing so much on technological issues that it fails to address the public mistrust and lack of credibility hampering storage and disposal efforts, say Clark University scientists in a policy forum paper published in the latest issue of the...
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Clark University sits high in the top third of Forbes’ annual “America's Best Colleges” report, occupying spot #161 among the 610 schools recognized this year. Forbes conducts its rankings with research from the Center for College Affordability & Productivity, and also presents results as offering a “student’s point...
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One could say Wednesday, August 4, was a pivotal day for Clark senior William A. Adams III, of Augusta, Maine, and the work he has done this summer during an internship funded by Larry Franks '73, Ellen Berelson and the Theodore H. Barth Foundation. Adams, who has been interning at Equality California in Fresno, Calif...
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Clark is one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education, according to the college guidebook, "The Best 373 Colleges: 2011 Edition" (Random House $22.99), released yesterday by The Princeton Review and it is one of 218 institutions listed on its "Best in the Northeast" section of its website feature, "...

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