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Jan. 26: Higgins School hosts community conversation on the complexity and power of humor

Thursday, January 26 at 7 p.m. Higgins Lounge at Dana Commons Consider the easy and spontaneous laughter fueled by a joke among friends. How does it differ from the polite laughter that punctuates a job interview or the nervous laughter that frequently follows an inappropriate or offensive joke? Exploring what is and is not funny reveals…

Higgins School announces spring 2017 symposium: ‘What’s So Funny?’ takes a look at humor

Join the Higgins School of Humanities for its Spring 2017 dialogue symposium, “What’s So Funny?” This semester’s events will explore how humor creates and fragments communities. What role does it play in disrupting, sustaining, and displaying power and identities rooted in race and gender? What other cultural, social, and political roles does humor play? In short,…

Jan. 30: Learn more about the HERO 2017 summer undergraduate research program

Monday, January 30; 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Geography Commons (Jefferson 220 C) Human-Environment Regional Observatory (HERO) The Human-Environment Regional Observatory (HERO) program is a unique undergraduate-graduate-faculty experience that examines human-environment relationships in Massachusetts. HERO Fellows conduct hands-on research under the mentorship of Clark University faculty. The research conducted by HERO Fellows often leads to scholarly publications, presentations…

Information now available about 2017 NOAA summer internships; apply starting Jan. 23

Available internship opportunities and full application guidelines are available here. The application period will begin January 23, 2017, with student applications due February 27. Undergraduate students are eligible to apply up through their third year of study (current seniors are not eligible). The program is aimed primarily at those in their junior year (i.e., most internships…

Clark Men’s Basketball vs WPI – Kneller Athletic Center – Wed, Jan 18 at 7 pm – Live on Charter TV3

Big NEWMAC Men’s Basketball game against WPI on Wednesday, Jan. 18 at 7 pm in the Kneller Athletic Center. LIVE on Charter TV3 #RollCougs #CougarNation Web Site: clarkathletics.com | Twitter: @ClarkAthletics | Facebook: @ClarkCougars | Instagram: @ClarkAthletics Read This Week In Clark Athletics