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Wanted: Answers and Impact

As a research university, we have a responsibility to seek fundamental truths and develop solutions to society’s most pressing problems. The impact of our work can be felt from the streets of Worcester to the savannas of Africa and the Arctic tundra.

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Teachers. Mentors. Pioneers.

Faculty Research

From Siberia to China to downtown Worcester, our faculty members follow their curiosity in many directions as they pursue their research. Their groundbreaking discoveries shape not only their respective fields, but also their lessons and lectures in the classroom.

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Clark researcher issues warning on algae threat

Blue-green algae can be harmful to human and canine swimmers

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Ibrahim Ozgenc’s cancer research is precise

Clark student explores genetic structures in tumors to help develop trea...

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Colin-Flug Wing is a haven for genocide scholars

Event celebrates wing, 20 years of doctoral education at Strassler Center

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Clark researcher issues warning on algae threat

Blue-green algae can be harmful to human and canine swimmers

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Colin-Flug Wing is a haven for genocide scholars

Event celebrates wing, 20 years of doctoral education at Strassler Center

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James McCarthy named Laskoff Professor

Geographer researching impacts of expanding renewable energy technologies

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Colin-Flug Wing is a haven for genocide scholars

Event celebrates wing, 20 years of doctoral education at Strassler Center

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Alumna: GIS aids humanitarian response to disaster

Remote imaging deployed in Syria, Sudan, and Nigeria

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Alumnus feels the pull of Holocaust history

Gift helps advance doctoral research efforts at Strassler Center

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Clark undergrads spend summer on human rights

Stipends support student work in France and Bosnia

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Ibrahim Ozgenc’s cancer research is precise

Clark student explores genetic structures in tumors to help develop trea...

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HERO fellows work for tree-deprived communities

Environmental initiative partners students with Mass. Gateways Cities

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Hands-on. Minds-on.

Undergraduate Research

Clark undergraduates work side-by-side with faculty researchers as part of a process we call elbow teaching — collaborating closely to make essential scholarly contributions. How will you make a difference?

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Question Everything

Graduate Research

As part of Clark’s vibrant community of daring thinkers, you’ll collaborate with faculty experts and talented, insightful peers. Your research will become part of an essential body of knowledge that advances understanding and creates a positive impact.