ClarkNow Articles & Blogs

Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
September 19, 2012
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 public office, his own and current election strategies – both winning and losing – some recent political history,...
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September 19, 2012
Read: If the city of Worcester were ever to look for a head cheerleader, it would have to look no further than Tina Zlody.
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September 17, 2012
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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September 12, 2012
Clark University is again recognized in U.S. News & World Report’s 2013 edition of Best Colleges. The just-released issue recognizes Clark’s outstanding academics and financial value, placing Clark at No. 83 among national universities and No. 28 on the list of “Great Schools at Great Prices.” Clark placed at No. 94 in...
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September 11, 2012
In contrast with cultural stereotypes, particularly that of "freeloading" off their parents, young people actually receive little to no financial support from their parents and strive for independence, even if it means living on a tight budget, according to the latest Clark University Poll of Emerging Adults. The poll,...
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September 10, 2012
In 2009, faced with a 23 percent pay cut and threats to close permanently The Boston Globe, the union employees of New England’s flagship newspaper returned to the bargaining table and settled for a 6 percent wage cut, pension freeze, reduced health care benefits and a five-day unpaid furlough. According to Gary Chaison,...
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September 7, 2012
Will O’Brien may have the campus’s best answer to the age-old question: How did you spend your summer vacation?
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
September 7, 2012
Students and other members of the Clark University community who had been away during the summer were greeted by many changes to the campus landscape. The transformation of a portion of Downing Street—from Florence to Woodland streets—into a pedestrian plaza was among a host of physical changes, including an expansion of...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
September 7, 2012
♦ ‘Defamation’ brings playwright Todd Logan ’75 back to campus ♦ Todd Logan '75 Todd Logan ’75 writes plays that he hopes will remain vivid for audience members after they leave the theater and get into their cars. That ride home, he explains, can be a magical time, when the emotions stirred by what they’ve just...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
September 6, 2012
Selective guide tags schools ‘that will change the way you think about colleges’ "What happens when you take the best of a liberal arts college and the best of a research university and mash them together? You get Clark. The university is in a field by itself.” So begins the Clark University chapter of the newest edition...
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September 5, 2012
Watch: Clark environmental science & policy master's candidate '14, Sundar Layalu, created this video about sustainability from a Nepalese perspective.
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August 30, 2012
Associate Professor Abbie Goldberg According to a new book by Abbie E. Goldberg, associate professor in the Department of Psychology at Clark University, when gay men adopt, they perceive they are more readily accepted by their family members than they were when they were childless.
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August 24, 2012
Clark University has again been recognized by The Princeton Review as one of the country's best institutions for undergraduate education. Clark is included in the education services company’s 2013 annual college guide, "The Best 377 Colleges," released August 21. Only about 15 percent of America’s 2,500 four-year colleges...
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August 22, 2012
For nearly a decade, several of Clark University’s incoming students have taken the opportunity to begin their Clark college careers a little early – and away from campus. This summer, nine incoming students, two student mentors and a Clark administrator traveled to Biloxi to work with Habitat for Humanity of the...
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August 21, 2012
Clark University has introduced a pioneering model for higher education called LEEP (Liberal Education and Effective Practice) that fully integrates life-changing world, workplace and personal experiences with a robust liberal arts curriculum, giving students the full range of skills needed to thrive in today's complex,...
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August 20, 2012
The 2013 revised and updated Fiske Guide to Colleges includes Clark University among the list of  “best and most interesting of the more than 2,200 four-year colleges in the United States.” The Fiske Guide is compiled by Edward B. Fiske, who served for 17 years as education editor of the New York Times.  Now a leading...
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August 20, 2012
Eight Clark undergraduate students received stipends of up to $2500 to conduct internships in the non-profit sector this summer.  The support for these internships was made possible through the generous support of Larry Franks '73, Ellen Berelson and the Theodore H. Barth Foundation. Following is a list of these students...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
August 9, 2012
Student uses $10,000 stipend from Davis Projects for Peace to make his dream come true Clark University junior Bonginkhosi (Petros) Vilakati ’13 spent the summer establishing a recycling and composting program in his native Swaziland with the help of a $10,000 grant he received this spring from Davis Projects for Peace. ...
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August 8, 2012
Participants in the 2012 APA/Clark University Workshop pose with the statue of Sigmund Freud The 8th annual American Psychological Association-Clark University Workshop for High School Teachers was held on the Clark campus from July 16through July 18.  The APA Teachers of Psychology in Secondary Schools (TOPSS)...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
August 8, 2012
Clark University appears in Forbes’ annual “America's Top Colleges” report; it is #128 on the list of 650 schools recognized this year. Besides the overall ranking, Clark appears as #111 in the list of Private Colleges and is #51 in the list of Research Universities. The rankings, which are compiled exclusively for Forbes...
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August 7, 2012
♦ Top results: Sex with emotional commitment; marriage before children; unions that last forever ♦ In an age of short-lived celebrity marriages, widespread divorce, babies being born outside of marriage, and the ever-popular “hooking up,” young people are remarkably traditional about their expectations for love, marriage...
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July 31, 2012
Findings from a new scientific study indicate a major carbon release from extreme turn-of-the-century drought in the North American West – the worst of the last millennium – with hint of even drier times ahead.
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July 26, 2012
From Cambodia to Boston, Clark undergrads help edit survivor testimonies, analyze Holocaust education materials, examine human rights issues Clark University Undergraduates Danielle Osterman’14, Shelby Margolin’13 and Anna Voremberg’13 have been spending their summer months continuing their studies and conducting research...
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July 25, 2012
Read: The Strassler Center's Dr. Mikaela Luttrell-Rowland blogs about social policy and inequality issues on the Huffington Post website.
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July 20, 2012
The mission at Girls Inc. of Worcester is to “inspire all girls to be strong, smart, and bold.” Dozens of girls who are all that and more are participating in the Girls Inc. Eureka! Program, a science camp that provides hands-on encounters in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) fields for rising 8th...

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