Campus News & Events

Campus news, announcements and events of broad appeal.

Clark receives achievement certificate from EPA for work in reducing food waste

In 2016, over 950 businesses, governments, and organizations participated in EPA’s Food Recovery Challenge, part of the EPA’s Sustainable Materials Management Program, which seeks to reduce the environmental impact of all kinds of materials. To prevent and reduce their wasted food, Food Recovery Challenge participants used cost-effective and creative practices like reducing excess food from educational…

Clark University awards 2018 Michelson Playwriting Commission to Miranda Adekoje

Clark University announces the winner of the 2018 Michelson Playwriting Commission, awarded to a playwright of color and carrying with it a $2,000 prize. The winning play is also given a workshop production in the Michaelson Theatre. This year’s winner is Miranda Adekoje, for her play Shelter of Last Resort. Miranda Adekoje is a writer for…

Nov. 5: Clark Arts presents “Identity,” a visual and musical arts residency

“Identity” is a one-day residency with Castle of Our Skins and New Gallery Concert Series that, through art, music and dialogue, explores the systemic racism faced by African-Americans. Castle of our Skins is a concert and educational series dedicated to celebrating Black artistry through music. The New Gallery Concert Series  presents new pieces of music and visual art,…

Clark featured in Princeton Review’s ‘Guide to Green Colleges’ for the 7th consecutive year

Each year, Princeton Review releases a guide to some of the most environmentally responsible colleges in the United States, featuring Clark in their “Guide to 375 Green Colleges: 2017 Edition.” The highlight points out key sustainable features of Clark, including our “bold” Climate Action Plan to reach zero emissions by 2030; our cogeneration plant; which…

Sept. 30: The Carlos Odria Ensemble presents ‘World Jazz Explorations’

Saturday, Sept. 30, 7:30 p.m. Razzo Hall, Traina Center for the Arts Free and open to all The Carlos Odria Ensemble is a high-energy acoustic ensemble that performs original compositions and arrangements of jazz standards and Latin American popular music. Consisting of upright bass, drums, percussion, and nylon string guitar, the group delivers an exciting…

Oct. 3: Opening reception of student-curated exhibition, WATER + COLOR

Tuesday, Oct. 3; 5 –6:30 p.m. Schiltkamp Gallery, Traina Center for the Arts Curated, installed, and organized by Studio Art Professor Elli Crocker, with students in Gallery Culture and Practice, this exhibition showcases the work of six artists whose innovative painting in watercolor defies conventional notions about this challenging medium. Surprising in scale, subject matter and approach,…

Through Oct. 27 in Traina Center: ‘On Roman Time’ exhibition, featuring photography by Prof. John Garton

This exhibition features photography shot in and around Rome, Italy by John Garton, professor of art history, in 2017. Professor Garton previously lived in Italy and returned frequently to conduct art history research; his photos offer images of time counted in millennia and in minutes. Holding the lens of the straniero, or foreigner, Garton records daily…