Students in the class of 2018 tell their stories

Students in the class of 2018 share the stories of why they came to Clark University.

There’s an adage in journalism that everybody has a story. The LEEP Center set out to prove it true in a fun and revealing Orientation exercise in which first-year students were asked to compose personal narratives that will help them chart their unique Clark paths. The Aug. 23 session, “Telling Your Story,” held in Atwood…

New Clark Poll finds millennials grown up, getting by, and OK about turning 30

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The often criticized “Me Generation” could be turning into the “We Generation” Clark University, the nation’s leading institution tracking the development of Emerging Adults (18-29 year olds), released its first poll of Established Adults (25-39 year olds), which shows a generation whose lives are deeply connected to children, parents, friends and co-workers – bonds strengthened…

Clark University biology professor receives NSF grant to study lizard limb re-evolution

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Philip Bergmann, assistant professor in the Department of Biology at Clark University, has been awarded a $153,155 grant from the National Science Foundation for his three-year project “Developmental and functional mechanisms of complex trait re-evolution: limb loss and gain in skink lizards.” “This grant is a wonderful opportunity to address some fundamental questions in evolutionary…

Washington Monthly: Clark University is 71st in ranking of top national colleges

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Washington Monthly ranks Clark University among the top 75 U.S. colleges in its annual College Guide and Rankings, which rates schools based on their contribution to the public good in three broad categories: Social Mobility (recruiting and graduating low-income students), Research (producing cutting-edge scholarship and Ph.D.s), and Service (encouraging students to give something back to…

Clark senior helps Worcester schoolchildren combat ‘summer slide’

Hazelkorn ’15 is pictured with Brittany (age 13) a student at University Park Campus School, and Dakota, (age 8) who attends Goddard Elementary School

Sadie Hazelkorn ’15 started working with the Worcester Education Collaborative (WEC) last September to fulfill an internship requirement for her capstone in Urban Politics and she’s been working with them ever since. Hazelkorn spent the past few months in Worcester creating literacy programs for local students. Hazelkorn recently held workshops where area schoolchildren created cookbooks…