ClarkNow Articles & Blogs

November 2, 2015
Traditional and new media alike love to opine about Millennials, and in many cases a generational divide, whether real or manufactured, rears its head. Recently, the Los Angeles Times' Chris Erskine, who writes the aptly named "Middle Ages" column, ignited the Twitterverse with his provocative piece, "Millennials, you...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
October 28, 2015
When Janet Mock sat down to write her memoir, she initially thought she'd do it for an audience of one: herself. But during the writing process, Mock came out in Marie Claire magazine as a transgender woman. The disclosure turned her into an "instant activist and advocate," and not only expanded her audience but prompted...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
October 27, 2015
As stressed-out college students hunker down in labs and libraries or pull all-nighters writing papers or prepping for exams, they may find themselves wondering, "Is all this worth it?" And they're not alone. Over the past decade and around the country, students, parents and the institutions themselves have been...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
October 26, 2015
Janet Mock New York Times bestselling author and advocate for trans women's rights Janet Mock will engage in a conversation about her memoir, Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More (Atria Books, 2014), at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, October 27, in room 320 of the Jefferson Academic Center....
Commissioner Erica Groshen speaks at the Labor Hall of Honor induction ceremony with Labor Secretary Tom Perez, Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen and Clark University President David Angel.
October 21, 2015
Carroll Wright was president of Clark College from 1902 to 1909.
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
October 12, 2015
Clark University Psychology Department professor and chair James V. Cordova Clark University Professor James V. Córdova, chair of the Psychology Department, may not be a household name — yet — but his research and comments featured recently in The Wall Street Journal nearly have gone viral.
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
October 9, 2015
Hannah Reich '15 explores a coral reef in Bermuda. No one would ever guess that Hannah Reich '15 was once nervous about scuba diving. How could you? As an undergrad, Reich spent four years on the Clark University swim team, and she grew up enjoying frequent visits to New England's shores. Reich's passion was sparked when...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
October 9, 2015
Clark University's Graduate School of Management (GSOM) is offering a new Master of Science in Management (MSM) program for early- and mid-career professionals ready to expand their leadership skills and gain an understanding of how management principles apply to today's complex organizational issues. The MS in Management...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
October 1, 2015
Top prizes in the Hervey Ross ’50, L.H.D. ’07 LEEP Oratorical Contest went to (left to right) Themal Ellawala ’17, third place; Jules Ochoa ’16, second place; and Gabby Seligman ’16, first place.   Gabby Seligman ’16 stood on the stage in Jefferson 320 and embarked on a walking tour — without ever leaving the building....
Gary Cohen ’78
September 30, 2015
Clark alumnus Gary Cohen is the recipient of one of 24 MacArthur Fellowships — commonly known as “genius grants” — from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Fellows each receive a no-strings-attached $625,000 grant for their cutting-edge work that is transforming their fields. Cohen, a 1978 graduate of Clark...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
September 29, 2015
Civil rights champion Robert Moses (Photo courtesy of Michael Lisnet, Math for America)
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
September 28, 2015
MassPoliProfs and Clark University to present second ‘Party Matters' series conversation Winning election to statewide office in Massachusetts isn't easy. Candidates must run a gauntlet of requirements, deadlines, and contests, with many constraints established by the dominating political parties. The rules governing...
Biologist David Hibbet
September 25, 2015
Whether bees or bacteria, hyenas or humans, all known life forms have a place in the first draft of the Open Tree of Life, published online last week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Molds and mushrooms haven’t been left out either, thanks in part to the work of Clark professor and fungal...
Taner Akcam
September 18, 2015
Above: Professor Taner Akçam gives the keynote address at the 2015 International Hrant Dink Awards in Istanbul. Clark University Professor Taner Akçam, Endowed Chair of Armenian Genocide Studies, presented the keynote address at the 2015 International Hrant Dink Award ceremony in Istanbul on Sept. 15. The late Hrant Dink...
Mount Katadhin, Tallest Mountain in Maine, 5 Clark Students posing with sign at the top
September 10, 2015
The world-famous Appalachian Trail is getting a lot of attention lately, from the release of the film “A Walk in the Woods,” based on author Bill Bryson’s 800-mile trek and starring Robert Redford and Nick Nolte, to a not-so-flattering Associated Press article about how some hikers are treating the trail.
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
September 10, 2015
Steven Swain '89 is Chair of the Clark University Board of Trustees. He is a co-founder and managing partner of the investment firm Centana Growth Partners.
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
September 1, 2015
Award-winning Clark professor helps city students tell their stories through film Eric DeMeulenaere guides Worcester high school students in the making of their documentary. What are the stories in people's lives that are not being told? And what stories are being misrepresented in the media? Eric DeMeulenaere, assistant...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
August 31, 2015
Clark University Professor Rosalie Torres Stone (with microphone) and students Donovan Snyder '17 and Jiawei Mao '15 presented Dr. Matilde Castiel, with a check for $10,000 to aid with the work at Hector Reyes House.
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
August 25, 2015
Students are arriving on campuses around the country as another academic year begins. What draws them there and what do they expect from their college educations? And for those who do not go on to college after high school, why not? A newly released Clark University Poll of Emerging Adults: Work, Education and Identity...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
August 24, 2015
Esri President Jack Dangermond presented Clark University alumna Safaa Karaki Aldwaik (M.A. '07, M.A. '10, Ph.D. '12) with the SAG Award at the Esri User Conference in San Diego, July 22. Pictured are Aldwaik, her daughter Samia, Dangermond, and Eng. Alaa Abu Ein, Deputy Mayor of Ramallah.
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
August 13, 2015
Andrea Aiello, associate dean for academic and student services in Clark's GSOM Clark University's Graduate School of Management (GSOM) was among 50 business schools nationwide represented at a forum on women in business hosted by The White House. The White House Working Families Business Schools Convening, organized by...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
August 5, 2015
Clark University has been recognized by the Princeton Review as one of the country's best institutions for undergraduate education. Clark is included in the 24th annual edition of the annual college guide, "The Best 380 Colleges: 2016 Edition." Only about 15 percent of America's 2,500 four-year colleges, and four colleges...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
August 4, 2015
Clark University will welcome its largest class in history to the Worcester campus this fall. "Thanks to the efforts of the entire Clark campus community and the dedicated work of our Admissions staff, Clark is enrolling the largest and academically strongest class in its recent history," said Don Honeman, dean of...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
August 2, 2015
Edward Carr, director of the International Development, Community and Environment Department at Clark University. Clark University has appointed Professor Edward R. Carr as director of its Department of International Development, Community and Environment (IDCE).

Pages