Campus News & Events

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TODAY: Higgins event looks at collaborative work in the early modern and contemporary world

Wednesday, October 22 at 4:30 p.m. | Higgins Lounge at Dana Commons In the Workshop of the Mind: The Hidden Helpers of Early Modern Authors and Scholars Today we are well aware of the collaborative nature of intellectual work. The majority of scientific papers are co-authored; in the humanities, interdisciplinary initiatives and digital methods of research…

Estabrook and Graduate Housing see Sustainability Improvements

While you’ve already read about the improvements to Alden Quad and the Dolan, many other buildings received attention this summer for sustainability improvements. Estabrook was outfitted with 210 new aluminum windows to replace the old wood and metal ones. The new windows feature clear, low-e (emissivity) glass to ‘filter’ ultraviolet and infrared rays which maximizes passive solar…

Oct. 25: Presentation by Leslie James Pickering on activisits, free speech, federal surveillance & freedom struggles

Friday, Oct. 24 at 5 p.m. Higgins Lounge in Dana Commons Leslie James Pickering will present: “US Out of my Living Room: The Case of Leslie James Pickering, the Earth Liberation Front Press Office & Burning Books” A decade after being under heavy federal surveillance for exercising free speech in support of the underground Earth Liberation Front,…

Fall Fest 2014 is Oct. 24

FALL FEST is October 24 FALL FEST will be held on Friday, October 24, 2014, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the Academic Commons (Library). Come see the research, scholarship, and creativity of Clark’s undergraduate students. Student work includes posters and oral presentations. Post expires at 4:00pm on Friday October 24th, 2014

Strassler co-sponsors conference on ‘Manufacturing Denial: The Assault on Scholarship and Truth,’ Oct. 24-25

Strassler Center Co-Sponsors Multidisciplinary Conference – Manufacturing Denial: the Assault on Scholarship and TruthSocial scientists, natural scientists, political theorists, and historians will discuss different forms of denial and why they persist in the face of facts. They will consider the ways in which scholarship has become the battleground in this struggle — which resonates far…

Sustainability comes to the Dolan with solar-powered lighting, LEDs, and synthetic turf

The Dolan Field House now has 3 solar-powered path lights behind the baseball field. This model is being trialed for additional use on campus, and so far it is working well! Dolan’s main gym was retrofitted with all LED (light emitting diode) lamps, replacing the fluorescents that had replaced the halogens 3 years ago and…

Fall Biology seminars continue Oct. 29

All seminars are held in room 237 of the Lasry Center for Bioscience. Oct. 29; 4 p.m. Robert Bertin,College of the Holy Cross “Land use, climate, alien species, and the changing flora of Worcester County”   Nov. 5; 4 p.m.               Cassandra Extavour, Harvard University “Eggs, chickens and baskets: the…