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Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
March 28, 2011
Clark University recently became a member of the Scholars at Risk network, an international network of institutions and individuals working to promote academic freedom and to defend the human rights of scholars worldwide. A launch event, titled "Academic Freedom in the Middle East and Beyond: Supporting Scholars at Risk,"...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
March 28, 2011
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration leader Jane Lubchenco, an internationally known marine ecologist and environmental scientist, will present "Growing a Sustainable Future: Reasons for Urgency and Hope," at 4 p.m., Tuesday, April 5, in Tilton Hall, second floor, Higgins University Center, 950 Main Street....
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
March 23, 2011
The Sustainable Business Network of Greater Boston (SBN), Worcester Local First (WLF) and Clark University announce the Worcester launch of SBN’s proven model program, the Sustainable Business Leader Program (SBLP), an environmental sustainability certification program for small to medium-sized, local and independent...
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March 22, 2011
The Clark community sends heartfelt thoughts to all of the people who have been affected by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. The loss of lives and livelihoods is devastating. “We are saddened by the events that have occurred in Japan,” said President David Angel. “We reach out to all our students, faculty, staff, and...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
March 22, 2011
Fourth- through eighth-grade students representing nearly 80 different towns and cities in Massachusetts will compete in the state final of the National Geographic Bee at 1 p.m. on Friday, April 1, in the Daniels Theater in Atwood Hall at Clark University. Registration is from 1 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. The final round will begin...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
March 18, 2011
The 2011 Massachusetts Family Impact Seminar, “Men at Risk: The Physical, Mental, and Social Health of Men in Massachusetts,” will present a briefing to state lawmakers on the latest research on the hidden crisis of men’s relatively poor health, how that negatively impacts the Commonwealth and their families, and what can...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
March 17, 2011
Entrepreneur magazine has named the Graduate School of Management at Clark University one of 16 graduate schools of business that are top-notch institutions for MBA students to get an education in “Green Business” fields. For this project, Entrepreneur teamed up with The Princeton Review, the education services company...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
March 16, 2011
From Mass Moments: "On this day [March 16] in 1926, Clark University physics professor Robert Goddard launched the world's first liquid fuel rocket — and with it the space age. Standing in a snow-covered field in Auburn, Massachusetts, he watched as the rocket he had built rose 41 feet into the air, flew for two and a half...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
March 15, 2011
The International Center of Worcester (ICW) will  host a delegation of three young community leaders from Egypt, from March 24 to April 23. Their travel was delayed by the popular uprising in their country, but finally they are able to visit the United States. The delegation includes a human rights lawyer, the director of...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
March 11, 2011
Roman Vishniac: “Jewish Schoolchildren, Mukacevo, ca. 1935-38” (Mara Vishniac Kohn, courtesy International Center of Photography) Sometime in 2012, the International Center of Photography in New York will unveil an exhibit of photographs by Roman Vishniac, a world famous photographer whose prolific published works...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
March 9, 2011
Richard P. Traina, president of the University from 1984 to 2000, passed away at home on March 8, 2011. President Traina was a highly regarded historian, educator, leader, and innovator of Clark's renowned University Park Partnership.
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
March 3, 2011
Seven Clark University students and 20 third- and fourth-graders at Woodland Academy in Main South published a bilingual paperback storybook this fall, “Aventuras (Adventures).”  Last semester, Clark students from visiting professor Luisa-María Rojas-Rimachi’s Spanish 127 class met weekly with teachers Danielle Ballon and...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
February 28, 2011
On March 30 and 31, the Department of International Development, Community, and Environment (IDCE) will celebrate its first ten years as a formal department, inviting the Clark community to a keynote address and symposium. IDCE students are immersed in studies of grass roots initiatives, social movements, government policy...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
February 28, 2011
Clark University will present “Popular Protests, New Media, & Change in the Middle East” a panel on the events unfolding in the Middle East, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 2, in Tilton Hall, 2nd floor, Higgins University Center, 950 Main Street. The six featured panelists include: Taner Akcam, Kaloosdian/Mugar...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
February 25, 2011
Clark 2010 graduate Adrienne Adeyemi, left, and senior Stephanie Richardson, with Richardson’s winning photographic art work.
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
February 24, 2011
John Aylward, assistant professor of music composition and theory at Clark University, is one of 15 composers selected for an award by The American Academy of Arts and Letters.  His award will be presented at the Academy's annual Ceremonial in May.   Aylward, a professor, composer, and pianist, will receive one of only two...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
February 23, 2011
Twenty-eight students represented Clark University’s Model U.N. team at the Harvard National Model United Nations Conference (HNMUN) in Boston, Feb. 17 to 20, competing vigorously in several committees and winning seven awards. “Clark’s Model U.N. team has consistently performed well in the past years, and this year’s team...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
February 23, 2011
Clark Labs at Clark University is supporting the conservation efforts of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) with its Land Change Modeler software. WWF is the world’s leading conservation organization, with projects and staff in over 100 countries. The Land Change Modeler software includes utilities to analyze and predict...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
February 22, 2011
Clark University student Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel is among 50 semifinalists in the Students in Service Awards sponsored by Washington Campus Compact and Inspireum. The awards recognize outstanding college students whose volunteer service positively impacts society and inspires others to serve.
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
February 21, 2011
The GSOM-CAIA partnership was announced at Clark on Feb. 18. Pictured, from left, are: Clark Provost Davis Baird, GSOM Interim Dean Joseph Sarkis, CAIA Association Program Director Hossein Kazemi, GSOM visiting Professor of Finance Sondra Vitols, and GSOM Associate Professor Richard Spurgin. Clark University Graduate...
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February 17, 2011
Read: Assistant Secretary of the Navy Jackalyne Pfannenstiel '69 sails into uncharted energy waters.
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
February 15, 2011
What does Clark University Assistant Professor Jennie Stephens have in common with Oscar-nominated actress Natalie Portman? Stephens, along with five other “scientist mothers,” has joined the actress in urging the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to set the strongest possible standards in limiting mercury and other...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
February 14, 2011
Donna Brazile looked out over the audience in Razzo Hall last Thursday and, after offering her opinion of the frigid weather (she’s not a fan), she established an immediate connection with Clark. Brazile noted that the year Clark University was founded, 1887, is the same year her grandmother, the daughter of former slaves...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
February 10, 2011
Clark University has been awarded the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching’s 2010 Community Engagement Classification. The University is one of 115 schools to most recently earn this designation, which acknowledges Clark’s “significant commitment to and demonstration of community engagement, improved...

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