Archive for October, 2010

Clark University cited by Kiplinger's as top-50 'Best Value'

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

Clark University is among the top 50 institutions named as the nation’s Best Values in Private Colleges for 2010-2011 by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine, a ranking of the “top schools that exemplify excellent academics while keeping their costs to a minimum.” * To read more about Clark University in the current rankings, click here.... »

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'No ordinary students' - Clark profile in ‘Cool Colleges 101’

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010
'No ordinary students' - Clark profile in ‘Cool Colleges 101’

Clark University is one of the nation’s coolest places to get an undergraduate education, according to “Cool Colleges 101,” a new guidebook published this month by Peterson’s. The book profiles more than 240 colleges and includes vivid campus photos, an informative description, fast facts and figures, and contact information. The profiles are designed to... »

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This is your brain on the Web; ‘Shallows’ author speaks at Clark

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010
This is your brain on the Web; ‘Shallows’ author speaks at Clark

In his book “The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains,” Nicholas Carr explores the ways in which our online existence is rewiring our minds, replacing deep thought with information overload, and overruling attentiveness with a steady stream of interruptions and distractions. This saturation of technology, he says, is affecting us at... »

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Goulet, Muro receive Lund Community Achievement Awards

Friday, October 15th, 2010
Goulet, Muro receive Lund Community Achievement Awards

Clark University President David Angel presented the 2010 John W. Lund Community Achievement Award to two outstanding members of the Clark community. The recipients are University Police Chief Stephen Goulet and senior student Miranda Muro. Goulet, of North Grafton, Mass., was recognized for going beyond his duties in public safety by working as a... »

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Clark professor’s landmark work named history book of the year

Thursday, October 14th, 2010
Clark professor’s landmark work named history book of the year

Historian, author and Clark University Professor Emeritus George Athan Billias, of Worcester, will receive the James P. Hanlan Book Award from the New England Historical Association during the NEHA fall conference at the University of New England in Biddeford, Maine, on Oct. 16. The award is given annually to a New England author of... »

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Professors appointed to Klein, Scotland endowed chairs

Monday, October 11th, 2010
Professors appointed to Klein, Scotland endowed chairs

Clark University President David P. Angel recently announced the appointment of Professor Douglas Little as the first holder of the new Robert H. and Virginia N. Scotland Endowed Chair in History and International Relations at Clark University and the appointment of Professor of Political Science Sharon Krefetz as the next holder of the Andrea B. and... »

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ACT Locally, or SINK Globally: Clark to host climate conference

Monday, October 11th, 2010

A gathering at Clark University on October 24 Recognizes the Key Role of Central Massachusetts in Addressing Climate Change The Massachusetts Climate Action Network, along with the Mosakowski Institute for Public Enterprise and the George Perkins Marsh Institute of Clark University, announce that the Ninth Annual Climate Action Conference will be held at Clark from... »

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Climate change may dry out water cycle, Clark scientist co-reports

Sunday, October 10th, 2010
Climate change may dry out water cycle, Clark scientist co-reports

A new international study in the journal Nature reveals that global water evaporation from land and plants has been weakening over the last decade, as the soil dries up in many southern regions.  The study suggests that limitation in moisture supply in the Southern Hemisphere has contributed to falling rates of evapotranspiration. This slowing... »

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Seven undergrad 'diarists' offer student's-eye glimpse of Clark life

Thursday, October 7th, 2010
Seven undergrad 'diarists' offer student's-eye glimpse of Clark life

Seven undergraduates have been documenting their semester by contributing to the Clark Diaries, a series of personal blog postings featured on Clark University's Admissions website. The lively entries provide visitors and prospective students with a student's-eye glimpse of life on campus and beyond. Shane Capra ’11, Magali Lemahieu ’12, Nichole Lopez ’12, Jesse Mattleman ’11, Sarah Surprenant ’13, Rian Watt ’14, and... »

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$456K United Way planning grant holds promise for Main South

Tuesday, October 5th, 2010

United Way of Central Massachusetts, in partnership with Clark University, the Worcester Educational Collaborative, Main South Community Development Corporation, Worcester Public Schools and the Office of City of Worcester Mayor Joseph O’Brien, is the recipient of a Promise Neighborhoods Planning Grant recently awarded by the U.S. Department of Education.  "This is so much more... »

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