Archive for April, 2010

$14.2M gift endows Adam Education Fund at Clark

Thursday, April 29th, 2010
$14.2M gift endows Adam Education Fund at Clark

Clark University President John Bassett today (April 29) announced the establishment of the Ruth and John Adam Education Fund, a gift of more than $14.2 million made to enhance Clark’s nationally recognized model for urban secondary education and reform, teacher-training  and community education partnerships. The fund, resulting from the largest single gift in Clark... »

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Professor Laurie Ross wins YWCA's Erskine Award for Education

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010
Professor Laurie Ross wins YWCA's Erskine Award for Education

Clark Professor Laurie Ross has been awarded the The Katharine F. Erskine Award by the YWCA. This award recognizes women who have demonstrated leadership and reached exemplary levels of achievement in their professions and communities. Professor Ross is the recipient of the Erskine Award for Education. Ross, an Assistant Professor of Community Development and... »

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IDCE names Environment and Sustainable Development fellows

Monday, April 26th, 2010

With funds from the Compton Foundation, Clark's International Development, Community and Environment department continues to support Environment and Sustainable Development (ESD) Fellowships for master’s level graduate students whose studies focus on cross-cutting themes and issues related to the environment and sustainable development. ESD Fellowships are designed support early to mid-career professionals from sub-Saharan Africa,... »

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Clark in new Princeton Review 'guide to 286 green colleges'

Friday, April 23rd, 2010
Clark in new Princeton Review 'guide to 286 green colleges'

Clark is featured in the “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 286 Green Colleges,” a new, comprehensive guidebook that recognizes the impressive environmental and sustainability programs at universities and colleges across the country. The Princeton Review, in partnership with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), released the guide, which features the country’s most environmentally responsible... »

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Academic Commons project receives planning award

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010
Academic Commons project receives planning award

Clark's Academic Commons at Goddard Library has received an award in the “Building Additions Category” from the the Society for College and University Planning (SCUP). The Academic Commons at Goddard Library was designed by Steven M. Foote, of Perry Dean Rogers Partners Architects, Boston, and built by Consigli Construction Co., Inc., of Milford. SCUP awards are... »

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Former Ohio governor, diplomat Celeste to speak at Commencement

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010
Former Ohio governor, diplomat Celeste to speak at Commencement

Clark will hold its 105th Commencement on Sunday, May 23, on the Jefferson Academic Center Green. The procession, from the Kneller Athletic Center to the Campus Green, begins at 1:15 p.m., and ceremonies start at 1:30 p.m. Richard F. Celeste, president of Colorado College, will deliver the Commencement address. For further information about the... »

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GIS innovator Eastman receives Distinguished Career Award

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010
GIS innovator Eastman receives Distinguished Career Award

Scholar, GIS software innovator honored at annual AAG meeting -- Clark University professor of geography J. Ronald Eastman, developer of the IDRISI GIS and Image Processing software, was presented with the Distinguished Career Award from the Association of American Geographers Geographic Information Science and Systems Specialty Group (GISSG), during the 2010 Annual AAG... »

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Clark scientist to lead NASA research on sea ice in Arctic

Thursday, April 15th, 2010
Clark scientist to lead NASA research on sea ice in Arctic

With support of a $735,192 NASA grant, Clark geographer and research scientist Karen Frey will lead a major NASA Ocean Biology and Biogeochemistry Program project from aboard icebreakers in the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas. Two of her Ph.D. students will also be aboard the ICESCAPE expedition. »

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Steinbrecher fellow's Nez Perce exhibit opens at Strassler Center

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010
Steinbrecher fellow's Nez Perce exhibit opens at Strassler Center

Last summer, Clark University senior Mikal Brotnov used the funding he received from the Steinbrecher Fellowship Program to travel to Seattle, Washington and Kamiah, Idaho, to research the Nez Perce Nation and to photographically document the rituals of the Nimiipuu (as the Nez Perce call themselves). Brotnov, who grew up on the Nez Perce... »

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Students’ Thrift Store plan wins annual Big Idea innovation contest

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010
Students’ Thrift Store plan wins annual Big Idea innovation contest

Clark University's Innovation & Entrepreneurship (I&E) program recently announced the winners of this year’s U-Reka: The Big Idea Contest. The winning student-sponsored ideas: a campus thrift store, improved garden facilities, and a new radio program, were chosen in an online student vote as having the greatest potential to positively affect life in the Clark... »

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