Reflections on International Development, Community, and Environment

Student Contributor Sean McCartney (Geographic Information Systems for Development and Environment ’15) There are more times than I can count that I have either been at the IDCE Department, at a party hosted by IDCE students, or walking between classes, and my interactions with fellow students have always left me feeling like the “lone citizen”…

Lessons in Solidarity: A Journey from Saint Louis to Worcester

Student Contributor Jim Lochhead (International Development and Social Change ’16) shares how his first semester at Clark University came with a sense of detachment between graduate school in Worcester and his home city of St. Louis during the fall out of the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, Missouri. It was particularly trying to leave my home city of…

Course Profile: “Corporate Social Responsibility” – Providing Real Companies with Real Solutions

They are students seeking careers in finance and accounting, in the public and private realms, in large and small companies; but they share an understanding that corporate social responsibility is a business necessity.  The Graduate School of Management’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) course, taught by GSOM’s Executive in Residence professor Will O’Brien, provides an overview…

Course Profile: “Investment Fund” – GSOM Students Explore the Stock Market

Professor Steve Ng’s Investment Fund is not only one of the most popular and unique classes at GSOM, it’s a must-take course for any hopeful investor. It offers an opportunity for students to team manage an equity portfolio on behalf of the Clark University endowment. Besides covering the usual topics, such as financial statement analysis…

Clark innovators offer novel transportation solutions at Worcester incubator event

Several Clark University graduate students took part in a special Worcester Incubator for Innovation Launch event on Jan. 22, at Union Station in Worcester. As Fellows in the Art of Science Learning program, the presenting teams offered novel solutions for some of Worcester’s transportation challenges.

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New Signature Fellowships Launched for Fall 2015

The International Develoment, Community, and Environment Department (IDCE) is pleased to announce six new Signature Fellowships. IDCE Signatures encompass issues of pressing global and local concern and are areas where the department is investing significant energy in deepening its teaching, research, advocacy, practice, and activism. Students whose prior experiences and research interests exemplify these signature…