Clark senior helps Worcester schoolchildren combat ‘summer slide’

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…

Student researchers present key findings on beetle infestation’s impact on Worcester’s environment, policies and people

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“Prior to the infestation, our neighborhood was an area of beautiful tree lined streets. Shade was abundant and the neighborhood looked lovely. Now our area is barren and depressing.” This is one Worcester resident’s response to a survey question posed by student researchers at Clark University, who, for the past three years, have examined the…

Clark U. senior receives $10,000 stipend from Davis Projects for Peace, helps cattle farmers and leopards coexist in Sri Lanka

Sanjiv Fernando '15 (left) shakes hands with W.P. Piyadasa, a cattle herder who received one of the mesh enclosures.

  Clark University senior Sanjiv Fernando received a $10,000 grant from Davis Projects for Peace which he used to fund his self-designed conservation project “Mitigating the Human-Leopard Conflict in Southeast Sri Lanka” this summer in his native country. With funding from the Davis Foundation and support from Clark’s LEEP initiative, Fernando spent the summer just…

Clark ranks high on Forbes list of most entrepreneurial universities

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Anyone who knows Clark University knows that creativity, imagination and innovation are part of a Clarkie’s DNA. From entertainment to organic farming, from consulting to personal coaching, Clark alumni are making their marks as successful entrepreneurs. Forbes magazine has taken note, ranking Clark at No. 13 on its just-released list of the nation’s most entrepreneurial…

Clark math and computer science students shine at national, regional competitions; move on to internships and jobs

Clark contest participants at the 2014 Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges (CCSC) — Northeastern Region Conference

The hard work and dedication of members of Clark’s Department of Mathematics and Computer Science is borne out by the successes of its students over the course of the 2013-1014 academic year. Several 2014 graduates are moving on to prestigious companies or graduate programs, including Amazon.com (Elena Zhizhimontova), Microsoft (Zachary Herman), Carnegie-Mellon University (Evan Palmer)…