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Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
March 2, 2012
Clark students (from left to right) Heather MacKenzie ’12, Shannon Choquette ’12, Olivia McGill ’13 and Will Cutshall ’13 watch as a fifth grader from Woodland Academy takes an item out of a trash bag and decides if it can be recycled. Fifth grade students at Woodland Academy are thinking twice before throwing things...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
March 1, 2012
Students streamed into Tilton Hall yesterday to launch themselves off a platform, strike mid-air poses, and land in the welcome padding of a high-jump mat, their indoor flights caught on camera for posterity. These aerial acrobatics — executed, appropriately, on Leap Day — heralded the official announcement of LEEP (...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
February 24, 2012
Matthew Feinstein, co-director of the Worcester Roots Project, is the recipient of the 2011 Telegram & Gazette Visions Young Leader Award, honoring his community leadership. Feinstein, who grew up in Western Massachusetts, came to Clark University and graduated with a master’s degree in International Development in...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
February 15, 2012
Catherine Usoff, Ph.D., has been selected as dean of Clark's Graduate School of Management (GSOM).  She previously served as professor and chair of the Information & Process Management Department at Bentley University. She starts her new post on June 1. “Professor Usoff has an impressive track record in spearheading...
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February 14, 2012
A packed house in the Daniels Theater last night (Feb. 13) heard renowned scholar, author and journalist Melissa Harris-Perry deliver “Black Is…Complicated,” a rousing talk on the challenges facing contemporary black Americans. * Read an article and watch a video of Harris-Perry’s visit to Clark before her talk, featured...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
February 13, 2012
Four Clark alumni, all of them professional singers, took the stage in Razzo Hall on Jan. 27 to showcase their operatic talents and inspire current students who envision a career in music. Clark Arts presented the Alumni Gala Concert featuring Darlene Ann Dobisch (’95), Zhanna Alkhazova (’02), Thaddeus Bell (’98) and Tara...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
February 6, 2012
'It Was Meant to be Happened,' 39"x 47", 2007. Acrylic on canvas, collage, fluorescent Plexiglas; David Feinberg, with drawing contributions from Tibetan Survivor Dorjay Sakya and artists Caroline Kent, Malorie Binn, Veronica Williams, Lauren Haberly, and Jamie Winter Dawson
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
February 6, 2012
The Clark University Graduate School of Management (GSOM) announces the introduction of a Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) program, beginning in September 2012. Clark is the only school in Central Massachusetts to offer an MSA program that prepares students to take on increasingly complex responsibilities in the...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
January 27, 2012
Clark University ranks No. 20 on the Peace Corps 2012 rankings of small universities and colleges. There are 17 undergraduate alumni serving currently as Peace Corps volunteers overseas. Clark University alumni are serving as volunteers in Armenia, Benin, Cameroon, Dominican Republic, Eastern Caribbean, Ecuador, Ethiopia...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
January 27, 2012
The following events will take place during the month of February as part of Clark University’s Black History Month Celebration. The theme for the month’s programs — “Black is” — is both a statement and a question. It is designed to explore the complexities, challenges and opportunities of African American identity today....
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
January 27, 2012
James McGovern Presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s recent assertion that “corporations are people” helped renew discussion about the role of corporations in public life, and their ability to influence elections. The topic will be addressed in the panel discussion “Corporations are Not People: People’s Rights, Corporate...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
January 16, 2012
Kevin Powell Clark's 27th Annual MLK Celebration will feature a talk by author/activist Kevin Powell.  Powell will deliver “From Rosa Parks to Barack Obama: Civil Rights in America,” at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 24, in Tilton Hall, 2nd floor of the Higgins University Center.
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January 6, 2012
Watch: Jill Dagilis M.P.A. '01 of the Worcester Community Action Council, discusses Project Playground with a Clarkie.
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January 5, 2012
“People have been trying to kill me since I was born.” The line opens “Immigrant Blues,” the autobiographical poem by Li-Young Lee that illuminates his family’s history of traumatization, assimilation and survival. China’s Cultural Revolution led to the torture and murder of Lee family members, and Li-Young’s father, once...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
January 4, 2012
When Carly Simon sang about “anticipation” she could well have been referring to the college-acceptance process. In years past, a prospective student typically held vigil for months, waiting for the letter from the college of choice to arrive (a thick envelope usually signaled good news, because it included backup ...
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January 3, 2012
Watch: John Kauer '67, Professor Emeritus of Neuroscience at Tufts University School of Medicine, traces his career path back to pivotal research experiences at Clark University.
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January 2, 2012
Clark University’s Student Council has allocated $39,497 to renovate the playground on the corner of Florence and Downing Streets in Worcester. The money will support Project Playground, a campaign to create a safe and positive outdoor play space for neighborhood children.  Funding will be used to install fences, lighting...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
December 28, 2011
Clark University took home five awards in the annual Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) communications contest. CLARK alumni magazine was named best overall magazine in the 30,000-74,999 circulation class, earning a silver award (there was no gold given), and took a bronze for best design. Clark’s...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
December 8, 2011
From left: Clark Vice President for Government and Community Affairs and Campus Services Jack Foley, Clark Trustee Tony Tilton, Clark VP of Marketing and Communications Paula David, former Trustee James Harrington and his brother Francis A. Harrington Jr., at the Boys & Girls Club of Worcester after the gift was...
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December 5, 2011
Prof. Michael Addis In his new book, “Invisible Men; Men’s inner lives and the consequences of silence” (2011, Times Books), Clark University Professor of Psychology Michael E. Addis draws on several years of his award-winning scientific research, as well as his own personal and clinical experience to describe an...
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December 1, 2011
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) issued its annual Arctic Report Card today, and no time might seem more crucial than now as the world grapples with the natural, physical and socio-political aspects of climate change. NOAA released the report card to the media and the public via a call-in webinar...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
November 29, 2011
Clark University’s student chapter of the anti-poverty organization, ONE, will be celebrating World AIDS Day with several events this week, including a World AIDS Day celebration they hope will attract hundreds of students and members of the campus community.
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
November 29, 2011
Did you know that humans aren't the only primates that will barter with one another to achieve some mutual benefit? (Capuchin monkeys and chimpanzees also recognize the value of a fair trade.) Or that various animal species, from insects to humans, spar over reproductive roles, with the “breeder” typically enjoying king-of...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
November 28, 2011
Clark University graduate student Brad McNamara won second place at the Princeton Entrepreneurship Pitch Contest in Boston on Nov. 17, presenting an “elevator pitch” about his new business model aimed at meeting the growing demand for environmentally friendly, locally grown produce. McNamara, who is pursuing his MBA in...

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