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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

Alumna: GIS aids humanitarian response to disaster

Remote imaging deployed in Syria, Sudan, and Nigeria

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Researcher: Panic over feral cats unwarranted

Article contends felines not a threat to biodiversity, health

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Passionate about research, Sharma SURJ-es ahead

Editor puts his stamp on journal’s look, breadth, and readership

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Akçam offers proof of plan to annihilate Armenians

Historian: Ottoman leaders ‘spoke openly’ of how to exterminate population

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Fellowships honor professors’ creative works

Smithsonian, MA Cultural Council awards support book, composition projects

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Researcher: Panic over feral cats unwarranted

Article contends felines not a threat to biodiversity, health

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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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Grandfather's illness inspired her academic path

Student researches causes, treatments of debilitating diseases

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HERO fellows work for tree-deprived communities

Environmental initiative partners students with Mass. Gateways Cities

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Passionate about research, Sharma SURJ-es ahead

Editor puts his stamp on journal’s look, breadth, and readership

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Students receive Fulbright, prestigious honors

Awards will support postgraduate, study abroad work

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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.