Campus News & Events

Campus news, announcements and events of broad appeal.

Armstrong and DiRado prepare joint photography exhibition

Clark University studio art faculty Frank Armstrong and Stephen DiRado are collaborating on a joint exhibition of large-scale photography to be on display at Worcester State University’s Mary Cosgrove Dolphin Gallery  from Nov. 6 to Dec. 11. An opening reception will be held Thursday, Nov. 6 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. The show, titled Regarding…

Studio art professor Sisson exhibits encaustic paintings

Clark University studio art professor Toby Sisson is currently showing examples of her encaustic paintings at two group exhibitions: Swept Away: Translucence, Transparence, Transcendence in Contemporary Encaustic, at the Hunterdon Art Museum in Clinton, NJ (through September 7), and 19 on Paper at The Hive in North Kingstown, RI (through August 29). Encaustic (also called…

Davidson receives grant to study Olympic-host cities

Mark Davidson, assistant professor in the Graduate School of Geography at Clark University, has been awarded $20,730 from the International Olympic Committee for his year-long project titled “Governing to maintain legacies: urban governance, policies and the long-term impacts of the Olympics.” Davidson’s research will examine ways in which recent Olympic-host cities have developed institutional and…

At White House forum, Clark U. psychologist Abbie Goldberg shares research on gay fathers

On June 9, Clark University associate professor of psychology Abbie Goldberg participated in a Working Fathers panel, organized by the White House, on the topic of the father’s role in parenting and the shifting nature of parenthood.  The Obama administration hosted the forum to spotlight the need for family-friendly policies in the workplace. Read more…

Two Clark political science professors are Fulbright Scholars

Two professors in the Political Science Department at Clark University will spend time abroad beginning in the fall of this academic year, each to conduct research and teach courses as Fulbright Scholars, a program of the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Professor Mark C. Miller will hold the Bicentennial Fulbright Distinguished Chair in the North American…

Clark biologist’s new research probes ‘gray area’ in science of fungal wood decay

Discoveries by a team of fungal researchers, led by the U.S. Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute (DOE JGI and Clark UniversityProfessor of biology David S. Hibbett, were released today (June 23) in the online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The paper, titled “Extensive sampling of basidiomycete genomes demonstrates inadequacy of the white-rot/brown-rot paradigm…

Summer = Fresh Local Produce at Clark!

The Local Root, Clark’s own student-run Farm Stand, is going all-out to bring deliciously fresh, local and sustainably grown produce to you all summer long! Beginning July 11 The Local Root is your source for summertime succulence! Farm Stand on the Green: every Thursday 11:30  – 2:00 Mobile Farm Stand: every Wednesday coming to a…

THIS WEEK IN CLARK ATHLETICS – 5/27/14

RECENT ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT NEWS May 27, 2014 Duffy Selected To Play In NEILA East-West All-Star Game Clark University lacrosse senior star Zach Duffy (Wakefield, Mass.) has been selected to participate in the New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (NEILA) East-West All-Star Game it was announced recently by regional chair Tim Murphy. May 21, 2014 Ten Rowers…