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September 15, 2011
Fitchburg Mayor Lisa A. Wong (黃素芬), Massachusetts’ first female mayor of Chinese heritage and so far the United States' second youngest Chinese-heritage mayor, will speak at Clark University about education and Chinese heritage issues, at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, in the Grace Conference Room, Higgins University...
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September 15, 2011
More than 1,000 people from around the globe will travel to Clark University on September 24th to participate in an international summit on Informed Activism: Scarce Resources, Armed Conflict and Congo.  Convened by the University’s Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, in partnership with Los Angeles based...
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September 14, 2011
♦ Fall Symposium to focus on ‘Why We Educate’ ♦  This fall, Clark University’s Higgins School of Humanities will celebrate 25 years since its founding by Alice Coonley Higgins.  Since 1986, the Higgins School as provided a wealth of support through grants for humanities faculty research, sponsored innovative...
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September 13, 2011
Clark University’s academic caliber and financial value has helped it climb up ten spots from last year to earn a No. 31 ranking in the “Great Schools, Great  Prices” category of the 2012 edition of America’s Best Colleges released by the U.S News Media Group. “We think it is especially noteworthy that Clark was recognized...
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September 9, 2011
David McDonough, director of Career Services; Mark Miller, professor of Political Science; Attorney General Martha Coakley; President David Angel; Matt Diamond '12 Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley urged a Clark audience to keep close watch on the debates surrounding the constitutionality of several major...
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September 9, 2011
Read: Rich Fields '03 remembers September 11 ten years later.
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September 6, 2011
Cheryl Hamilton '01 “My senior thesis changed my life.”
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
September 6, 2011
Dr. Jessie Gruman Jessie Gruman, Ph.D., nationally known health care author and expert on patient engagement, will deliver the Alex Drapos Memorial Lecture, “That’s Not What I Wanted to Hear!: Evidence-Based Medicine and our Hard Choices,” at 4 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 4, in Razzo Hall. The Alex Drapos Memorial Lecture Series...
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September 2, 2011
The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) has named Clark University a winner in the 2011 CASE Circle of Excellence Awards Program. Clark received a silver award in the category of Individual Student Recruitment Packages: Posters. There were 2,500 individual entries for the Circle of Excellence Program,...
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August 17, 2011
Sierra magazine’s fifth annual ranking of the nation’s “Coolest Schools” places Clark University at No. 17. A salute to the efforts of colleges around the country helping to solve climate issues and operate sustainably, the Sierra cover feature spotlights the schools that are making a true impact for the planet, from Clark...
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August 10, 2011
Clark Labs is the recipient of a two-year, $1.8 million grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation to develop a decision support software application for land management. The new software suite will be built upon Clark Lab’s Land Change Modeler, an application developed for land change analysis, prediction and the...
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August 9, 2011
Clark University is listed in Forbes’ annual “America's Best Colleges” report, rising further into the top third at #125 on the list of 650 schools recognized this year, up from #161 overall in 2010. Besides the overall ranking, Clark is listed as follows in separate categories:
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August 5, 2011
Clark University is one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education, as recognized by The Princeton Review in its newly released college guidebook, “The Best 376 Colleges: 2012 Edition.” Clark is also among the institutions deemed “Best in the Northeast.”
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August 1, 2011
Clark University is included in the 2012 revised and updated edition of the “Fiske Guide to Colleges,” which identifies “the best and most interesting of the more than 2,200 four-year colleges in the United States.” The Fiske Guide is compiled by former New York Times Education Editor Edward B. Fiske, known as a leading...
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July 26, 2011
Clark receives NSF funding for research project on ecological homogenization  Clark University recently received major funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support "Collaborative Research:  Ecological Homogenization of Urban America," a project expected to transform scientific understanding of the nation’s...
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July 15, 2011
The Clark University Graduate School of Management announces a ‘greener’ selection of  business courses for the academic calendar for 2011-2012, emphasizing Clark’s continued leadership in focusing on environmental , social change and sustainability issues in today’s business industry. Recently voted one of the top “green...
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July 11, 2011
Clark University's Anti-Violence Education (CAVE) program recently was named by the U.S. Department of Education as a “case study” for violence prevention programming. Clark is one of only seven universities to be singled out as a national model in the violence prevention category. Clark University has long been committed...
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July 11, 2011
Denise A. Hines, Clark University Research Assistant Professor of Psychology, was one of twelve experts called upon to participate in the Roundtable of Family Dynamics of the Senate of Canada, a symposium chaired by Senator Anne Cools in May at Parliament in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. “Senator Cools believes in the use of...
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July 7, 2011
Agnes Beckmann is pictured with one of the teachers and a group of 1st grade girls in Nepal
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June 30, 2011
Clark University graduate students Michael J. Geheran and Joanna Sliwa, and recent graduate Serena T. Pham, are spending the 2011-12 academic year studying abroad through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. The three scholars were selected on the basis of academic or professional achievements, as well as for their...
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June 24, 2011
Hannah J. Tirrell-Wysocki, of Canterbury, N.H., was the first student to be recognized at Clark University for Leadership in Sustainability. Hannah has shared her love of the Earth with students in the Main South neighborhood, with the Worcester community and visitors to the city’s EcoTarium and Audubon Society, and by...
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June 21, 2011
An old adage insists that “everyone has a story,” and never was that truer than at the May 21 gathering of Clark’s early women athletes in Room 001 of Jonas Clark Hall — the former Women’s Gym. Their stories flowed freely, delivered into a hand-held microphone and videotaped for posterity. The theme binding all of them...
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June 9, 2011
The International Center of Worcester (ICW) will host former Ambassador to Qatar and Lebanon, Mark Hambley, to speak on the topic “Reflections on the ‘Arab Spring’ as it Moves into the Long, Hot Summer,” at the ICW Annual Meeting, from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, June 27, at Tilton Hall in the Higgins University Center at Clark...
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June 8, 2011
Former President John Bassett and his wife, Kay, with the portrait that now hangs in the Bassett Admissions Center, along with artist Charlotte Wharton '80 and President David Angel Prospective Clark University students have streamed through the John and Kay Bassett Admissions Center since it opened in late 2010, and now...

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