Vision beyond the vigil: Clark University community works toward Nepal recovery

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Clark’s strong ties, student/faculty leadership, humanitarian aid expertise combine for lasting, meaningful support Months have passed since an earthquake and aftershocks claimed the lives of thousands in the small Himalayan nation of Nepal. As the country struggles toward recovery, many members of the Clark University community are continuing with relief efforts, drawing on deep connections…

Clark Graduate Students Selected as EDF Climate Corps Fellows

The Graduate School of Management and the International Development, Community, and Environment Department are proud to announce that two dual-degree graduate students have been chosen as Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) Climate Corps fellows this year. Christian Davies (MBA/MS-Environmental Science & Policy, ’16), and Edward Snook (MBA/MS-Environmental Science & Policy, ’16) will be two of the…

Clark student wins 1st Place at national voice competition

Clark University student Jacqueline Savageau, of Holden, celebrates her First Place win at the 2015 National Voice Competition July 7. She’s joined by her voice instructor, mezzo-soprano Julie Krugman.

Talk about starting the summer on a high note! Clark University student Jacqueline Savageau recently won First Place at the 2015 National Voice Competition, hosted by the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) in Greensboro, N.C., July 7. ­­­After submitting a video audition to the New England Regional Competition in February, Savageau placed 1st…

Clark U. professor’s book examines effects of increased meat production, consumption

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Livestock production worldwide is increasing rapidly, but there are many concerns about the sustainability of increased meat production and consumption. “Political Ecologies of Meat” (Routledge, 2015), co-edited by Clark University Professor of Geography Jody Emel, examines these issues from various perspectives, including human health, animal welfare, climate change and environmental pollution. The book’s essays explore…

Esteemed alumnus D’Army Bailey has passed away

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To the Clark Community: With deep sadness, we share news of the death on Sunday of our friend and esteemed alumnus D’Army Bailey. Judge, civil rights activist—even actor—D’Army Bailey (’65/L.L.D. ’10/P ’00) was honored with the Distinguished Alumni Award at Reunion 2015, although he was not able to attend. “Judge D’Army Bailey was a great…

Computer science students programmed for success

New England Undergraduate Computing Symposium participants. Left to right: Jian Bin (Brandon) Guo, Anna Luiza Motta Gomes, Cyrus Fenderson, Trish Dao Le, Viktoria Grindle, Sarjan Shrestha

The 2014-2015 academic year saw Clark University computer science students make their debut at the annual Association for Computing Machinery International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC), described in their Fact Sheet as “the premiere global programming competition conducted by and for the world’s universities.” The four-decades-old event “fosters creativity, teamwork, and innovation in building new software…