Archive for November, 2010

Prominent education historian to deliver lecture at Clark, Dec. 1

Friday, November 19th, 2010
Prominent education historian to deliver lecture at Clark, Dec. 1

One of the nation’s pre-eminent critics of high stakes testing, historian and author Diane Ravitch, will deliver the inaugural Dr. Lee Gurel ’48 Lecture at Clark University, “How Testing and Choice are Undermining Education,” at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1, in Tilton Hall at the Higgins University Center.  Ravitch will talk about where the... »

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Leading expert on campus rape, sexual assault speaks at Clark

Friday, November 19th, 2010
Leading expert on campus rape, sexual assault speaks at Clark

The Clark Anti-Violence Education (CAVE) program brought David Lisak, the pre-eminent expert on rape and sexual assault on college campuses, to Clark University on November 16. “Let’s stop using the term date rape,” Lisak urged an audience in Tilton Hall, pointing out how connotations “hint at acquiescence.” Fifteen percent of American women have been... »

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Clark's got talent: Critical MASS wins Consortium competition

Wednesday, November 17th, 2010
Clark's got talent: Critical MASS wins Consortium competition

Critical MASS, a student dance group from Clark University, won the top prize at “Consortium’s Got Talent,” a contest sponsored by the Colleges of Worcester Consortium, held Nov. 12 at the Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts. Chosen by audience vote, the winners received bragging rights and $1,000 from the evening’s cosponsor, Foley’s Collision... »

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Clark partners with Chapman University for innovative graduate fellowship in Holocaust history

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

Clark University and Chapman University, in Orange, Calif., will partner to create a new graduate fellowship in Holocaust history, the two universities announced today (Nov. 10).  The fellowship will be offered as a “unique and innovative academic collaboration” between the Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education at Chapman and the Strassler Center for Holocaust and... »

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Princeton Review 'Best 300 Business Schools' recommends GSOM as strong, smart, innovative

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010

The Graduate School of Management at Clark University is listed among the nation’s best in The Princeton Review’s  2011 edition of "The Best 300 Business Schools.” The Graduate School of Management (GSOM) is a diverse community of learners, researchers, and business professionals that prepares future leaders to think critically, manage collaboratively and contribute to... »

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Clark students, faculty plan return to Haiti over Thanksgiving break

Monday, November 8th, 2010
Clark students, faculty plan return to Haiti over Thanksgiving break

Twenty-two Clark University students will spend their Thanksgiving break in a distinctly non-Norman Rockwell setting as they engage in a field course to help develop sustainable agriculture projects with staff and students from the University of Notre Dame d’Haiti (UNDH) school of agronomy in Les Cayes.  The course, part of Clark’s Haiti Relief Initiative, serves... »

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Autumn brilliance: Students share their research at annual Fall Fest

Friday, November 5th, 2010
Autumn brilliance: Students share their research at annual Fall Fest

More than 50 students occupied the Goddard Library on Wednesday, Nov. 3, crowding the Academic Commons main corridor and spilling into the second-floor circulation lobby – all in the name of research.  The students were participating in Clark’s annual Fall Fest, where they explained and showcased their academic research projects, with accompanying posters and... »

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'Black Arts to Hip Hop' at Clark, with poet/activist Sonia Sanchez

Friday, November 5th, 2010
'Black Arts to Hip Hop' at Clark, with poet/activist Sonia Sanchez

Internationally renowned, award-winning poet and activist/scholar Sonia Sanchez will share her dynamic work about the evolution of revolutionary black art and politics in “From Black Arts to Hip Hop: Implications for the 21st Century,” a free, public lecture presented by the Higgins School for Humanities at Clark University, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 16,... »

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Clark names new athletics director

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010
Clark names new athletics director

Sean Sullivan, the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs for Athletics and Recreation at York (Pa.) College for the past seven years, has been named the Director of Athletics and Recreation at Clark University, President David P. Angel announced on Wednesday. “I am deeply honored to be asked to join the Clark family and support... »

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