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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.

Math Professor Jackie Dresch is photographed in a lab on the campus of Clark University on January 27, 2016. Photo by Matthew Healey for Clark University

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.

Our Stories

National Academy of Sciences publishes Clark study

Physics research may have future medical applications

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Students use GIS to protect planet’s creatures

Research helps wildlife conservators save dwindling elephant population

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Student work supports those living with dementia

Julia Schroeder ’19 co-founded Dementia Friendly Worcester as an undergrad

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Prof. Karen Frey contributes to Arctic Report Card

Polar scientist finds that decline in sea ice threatens ecosystems

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Clark students get hands dirty with ant research

Biologist: The insects are critical protectors of the ecosystem

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Clark’s teacher education model focus of new book

Partnership with Main South neighborhood touted as factor for success

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Clark observes 20 years of Holocaust education

Commemoration includes lectures, notes expansion of academic footprint

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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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National Academy of Sciences publishes Clark study

Physics research may have future medical applications

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Students use GIS to protect planet’s creatures

Research helps wildlife conservators save dwindling elephant population

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Peace projects bridge India–Pakistan gap

Clark students drive sexual assault education efforts in both countries

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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.