Campus News & Events

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Clark University reaches high with new building

Over the past year, the Clark community has watched a skeleton of interlocking girders evolve into the newest addition to the 129-year-old campus – the Alumni and Student Engagement Center – an essential component of the University’s mission to transform liberal education and a cornerstone for the Main South neighborhood. At Thursday’s ribbon-cutting ceremony, President…

‘Moon Juice’ by Raechel Segal ’17 is a finalist in Manhattan Rep’s 10-minute play contest

“Moon Juice,” a short play by Clark senior Raechel Segal, is a finalist in Manhattan Repertory Theatre‘s 10-Minute Play Contest, and will be performed in the finals on August 24. Chelsea Anderson Long ’12 has directed the play. Segal’s play “The Beef Stick Boys” was produced in the 2015 Clark New Play Festival. Chelsea Anderson-Long is a…

In Sri Lanka, Themal Ellawala ’17 aims for ‘a more robust dialogue about sexuality’

Themal Ellawala ’17, a psychology major at Clark University, returned to Sri Lanka this summer to research how culture, gender norms and stigma affect non-heterosexuals in the island nation where he grew up. Ellawala (pictured) is interviewing lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and others (LGBTQ+) who fall under this “non-heterosexual” umbrella in and near Colombo,…

Worcester Telegram & Gazette: Clark University area to get $2.3M in streetscape improvement project’

Clark University’s area of Main Street is set for an upgrade. A $2.3 million streetscape improvement project — which includes bike lanes, enhanced pedestrian crossings and improved traffic signaling, according to a recent article in Worcester Telegram & Gazette — will revamp the section of road between Beaver and Woodland streets. Work is expected to begin in summer 2017. Read…

Postcards from Poland: Logging miles with Clark’s associate dean for international programs

By Amy Daly Gardner Show of hands: How many of you know that Clark University has a campus in Łódź (pronounced “woodge”), Poland? And one in Warsaw, Poland’s capital? We have one in Russia too, and close working relationships with universities in China. With so many great things happening on Clark’s campus here in Worcester,…