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Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
May 24, 2012
Prof. John Rogan Clark University has been awarded a three-year, $329,992 grant from the National Science Foundation for a new program titled, "REU Site: Mapping Beetles, Trees, Neighborhoods, and Policies: A Multi-Scaled, Urban Ecological Assessment of the Asian Longhorned Beetle Invasion in New England (HERO)." This...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
April 5, 2012
William Koelsch in the stacks at Goddard Library. "Check the Koelsch book." It's the standard response to the innumerable questions that arise about Clark's past. Why was anthropology professor Franz Boas' research considered revolutionary for its time? What president of the United States delivered Clark's 1905...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
November 3, 2011
Some of the HERO Fellows and faculty pause before presentations in Jefferson 320 (July 28). From left, are Joseph Krahe ’12, Matthew Manley ’13, Prof. Robert Gil Pontius, Prof. John Rogan, Martha Ziemer ’13, and Prof. Colin Polsky. There are HEROs among us here at Clark University. They may not be able to leap tall...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
June 20, 2011
There is an old adage that goes "A daughter is a daughter all of her life, but a son is a son 'til he takes him a wife." Deborah M. Merrill, associate professor of sociology at Clark University, explores whether or not this saying accurately describes marriage and intergenerational relationships today in her new book, "...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
September 17, 2010
Being a HERO at Clark University doesn’t require having superpowers or wearing a cape, but it helps to have a sharp mind for scientific research and a keen interest in the environment. A good raincoat and sturdy boots also may come in handy. For more than a decade, the Human-Environment Regional Observatory  (HERO) program...
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September 17, 2010
Watch: HERO Program Director Colin Polsky discusses how the program provides the Fellows with important opportunities for professional development.
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
August 12, 2010
The first findings of the largest study to date focusing on male victims of female-perpetrated domestic violence were recently released, showing the existence of severe, controlling abusive behavior by women toward their male partners, on a level that many would describe as "intimate terrorism." Study results will be...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
July 2, 2010
Most adults find the time to have regular dental checkups. So why do so few employ the same planned care and maintenance for their marriages? James V. Córdova, associate professor of psychology and director of Clinical Training and The Marriage Checkup Project at Clark University, answered this question and many others...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
July 2, 2010
For the third year, Clark students have earned a spot on the ‘Rising Stars’ arctic research field course.   A small boat moves up the Panteleikha River, in the Polaris Project research area. (Photo by Chris Linder)
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
February 2, 2010
Dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking are everybody's concern, and the resulting pain and shame that often occurs when one is victimized can be prevented when somebody — a friend or even a stranger — decides to act. Bystander intervention has proved effective time and again in thwarting an assault. Yet studies have...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
November 22, 2009
Clark University recently honored four students who were selected to become members of its 2009-2010 Human-Environment Regional Observatory (HERO) Fellowship program. Clark President John Bassett presented the awards at the annual fall dinner reception for outstanding students Initiated at the Graduate School of Geography...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
August 20, 2014
Sadie Hazelkorn ’15 started working with the Worcester Education Collaborative (WEC) last September to fulfill an internship requirement for her capstone in Urban Politics and she’s been working with them ever since. Hazelkorn spent the past few months in Worcester creating literacy programs for local students. Hazelkorn...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
May 9, 2014
Gov. Deval Patrick visits with students at the Claremont Academy, where he announced $225,000 in Innovation Schools Fellowship funding, May 9.   In partnership with Clark University, city high school will focus on college readiness
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
January 25, 2013
Denise Hines, Clark University research assistant professor of psychology  
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
October 11, 2012
The U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women has awarded $499,962 to four colleges of the Worcester Consortium: Clark University, Assumption College, the College of the Holy Cross, and Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) as part of the government’s Grants to Reduce Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence,...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
June 27, 2012
  View from the Northeast Science Station, East Siberia. (Photo © Karen Frey)
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
July 18, 2011
For fourth year, Clark undergrads selected for ‘Rising Stars’ Arctic field program A barge serves as home base, laboratory, and transportation for Polaris Project scientists and students. (Karen Frey/2010) Two Clark University undergraduates are in Siberia with an international team of scientists, including  students...
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May 6, 2010
"Namaste" means "Welcome" in Nepali. Clark's International Development, Community and Environment Department is applying a thoughtfully practiced, proven model of community development and social change in the town of Concord, N.H., working alongside hundreds of Bhutanese refugees of Nepali descent who are striving to...
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January 27, 2009
Read: Caring for a suicidal patient led Professor Michael Addis to study and develop treatment for men with depression.

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