Archive for January, 2011

Poli-sci Harrington Fellows enjoy 'insider' views in D.C. program

Thursday, January 27th, 2011
Poli-sci Harrington Fellows enjoy 'insider' views in D.C. program

Undergraduate political science majors Sonya Grabowski ’11, Matt Diamond ’12, and Amelia Najjar ’12 were awarded Harrington Public Affairs Fellowships to attend special academic seminars in Washington, D.C. earlier this month.   Sponsored by the Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars, the two-week long program combines lectures by faculty and guest speakers, small... »

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Top political strategist Donna Brazile to speak at Clark Feb. 10

Thursday, January 27th, 2011
Top political strategist Donna Brazile to speak at Clark Feb. 10

Clark University will present “The Shifting American Political Landscape,” a lecture by veteran Democratic political strategist Donna Brazile, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, at Razzo Hall, at the Traina Center for the Arts, 92 Downing Street. Brazile is an adjunct professor at Georgetown University; an author; syndicated columnist; and an on-air contributor to... »

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Clark TOPICS to host official 2011 White Ribbon Day observance

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011
Clark TOPICS to host official 2011 White Ribbon Day observance

The Clark University student anti-violence organization TOPICS (Training, Outreach, Prevention, Intervention, Counseling, and Support) has been chosen by Jane Doe, Inc. – the Massachusetts Coalition Against Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence –to host the official 2011 Regional White Ribbon Day Evening Observance from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 3, in Tilton Hall at... »

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Clark communications, marketing materials garner 5 CASE awards

Friday, January 21st, 2011
Clark communications, marketing materials garner 5 CASE awards

The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) has named Clark University a winner in five marketing and communications categories in the 2011 CASE District I Communications Awards. Competing against colleges and universities from all the New England states and part of Canada, Clark was one of District I’s most awarded schools, and... »

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Timely spring dialogue symposium to focus on religion and compassion

Thursday, January 20th, 2011
Timely spring dialogue symposium to focus on religion and compassion

Clark University’s long-running Difficult Dialogues initiative announces its spring symposium, “Who Cares? Religion and Compassion,” which begins next week. “Who Cares? Religion and Compassion" comprises a film series, exhibitions, talks, panels and community conversations that examine how compassion is nurtured, challenged, and how -- and if -- it calls us to action. How is compassion... »

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MLK Jr. Convocation lecture explores challenges 'after Obama'

Thursday, January 20th, 2011
MLK Jr. Convocation lecture explores challenges 'after Obama'

Professor Devon Carbado, of UCLA, will deliver the Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation lecture, “After Obama: three ‘Post-Racial’ Challenges,” at 7 p.m. on Monday, January 24, in Tilton Hall of the Higgins University Center, 950 Main Street. Professor Carbado’s lecture will celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. King, address “the evolution of blackness,”... »

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Provost Baird named AAAS Fellow

Tuesday, January 11th, 2011
Provost Baird named AAAS Fellow

Clark University Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Davis Baird has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). This year, 503 members have been awarded this honor, which is bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers in recognition of distinguished efforts to advance science or its... »

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Event at Clark Jan. 19 to launch important aids2031 project report

Monday, January 10th, 2011
Event at Clark Jan. 19 to launch important aids2031 project report

"AIDS: Taking a Long Term View" is the much anticipated report from the aids2031 Consortium, a worldwide group of AIDS scientists, health officials, activists, and experts who have come together to look at the global AIDS response 30 years after the disease was first reported and recommend the best way forward over the next... »

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Former President Traina honored by biotech, business leaders

Friday, January 7th, 2011
Former President Traina honored by biotech, business leaders

Retired Clark president Richard Traina has been renowned for building partnerships in some of the unlikeliest places. He forged ties between his university and the surrounding neighborhood, whose relationship was often troubled, and between Worcester’s business and academic communities, which regarded each other with suspicion that could border on hostility. Traina seized on those... »

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