Archive for February, 2011

IDCE celebrates the first 10 years

Monday, February 28th, 2011
IDCE celebrates the first 10 years

On March 30 and 31, the Department of International Development, Community, and Environment (IDCE) will celebrate its first ten years as a formal department, inviting the Clark community to a keynote address and symposium. IDCE students are immersed in studies of grass roots initiatives, social movements, government policy, market approaches, entrepreneurship, technological innovation, individual... »

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Faculty panel Mar. 2 to discuss events under way in Middle East

Monday, February 28th, 2011

Clark University will present “Popular Protests, New Media, & Change in the Middle East” a panel on the events unfolding in the Middle East, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 2, in Tilton Hall, 2nd floor, Higgins University Center, 950 Main Street. The six featured panelists include: Taner Akcam, Kaloosdian/Mugar Chair in... »

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Senior places 1st in juried exhibit

Friday, February 25th, 2011
Senior places 1st in juried exhibit

Clark University senior Stephanie M. Richardson may place a new title on her photographic triptych “Image 4 and Image 62,” perhaps naming it “Image 1” after winning the top honor as best in show at the Colleges of Worcester Consortium Art Exhibition at the ARTSWorcester Aurora Gallery. The juried exhibition, which began in 2005,... »

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Clark faculty composer is honored by Academy of Arts and Letters

Thursday, February 24th, 2011
Clark faculty composer is honored by Academy of Arts and Letters

John Aylward, assistant professor of music composition and theory at Clark University, is one of 15 composers selected for an award by The American Academy of Arts and Letters.  His award will be presented at the Academy's annual Ceremonial in May.   Aylward, a professor, composer, and pianist, will receive one of only two Goddard... »

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Clark continues winning tradition at Harvard National Model U.N.

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011
Clark continues winning tradition at Harvard National Model U.N.

Twenty-eight students represented Clark University’s Model U.N. team at the Harvard National Model United Nations Conference (HNMUN) in Boston, Feb. 17 to 20, competing vigorously in several committees and winning seven awards. “Clark’s Model U.N. team has consistently performed well in the past years, and this year’s team has kept up that tradition of... »

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Clark Labs supports the World Wide Fund for Nature

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011
Clark Labs supports the World Wide Fund for Nature

Clark Labs at Clark University is supporting the conservation efforts of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) with its Land Change Modeler software. WWF is the world’s leading conservation organization, with projects and staff in over 100 countries. The Land Change Modeler software includes utilities to analyze and predict land change, as well... »

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Student selected as semifinalist in national volunteer service contest

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011
Student selected as semifinalist in national volunteer service contest

Clark University student Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel is among 50 semifinalists in the Students in Service Awards sponsored by Washington Campus Compact and Inspireum. The awards recognize outstanding college students whose volunteer service positively impacts society and inspires others to serve. Fuchs-Stengel, of Mahwah, N.J., is the founder and executive director of a youth environmental... »

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New global partnership gives Clark management students an edge

Monday, February 21st, 2011
New global partnership gives Clark management students an edge

Clark University Graduate School of Management students focusing on alternative investments will now have an edge over graduates from any other business school in the country, thanks to a new partnership with the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Association, a global not-for-profit organization dedicated to education, professionalism, and ethics.  GSOM is the first business... »

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Clark ‘scientist-mother’ Stephens urges action against air pollution

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011
Clark ‘scientist-mother’ Stephens urges action against air pollution

What does Clark University Assistant Professor Jennie Stephens have in common with Oscar-nominated actress Natalie Portman? Stephens, along with five other “scientist mothers,” has joined the actress in urging the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to set the strongest possible standards in limiting mercury and other toxic air pollution. With Environment America and the Union of... »

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‘We haven’t finished the revolution,’ Brazile tells capacity audience

Monday, February 14th, 2011
‘We haven’t finished the revolution,’ Brazile tells capacity audience

Donna Brazile looked out over the audience in Razzo Hall last Thursday and, after offering her opinion of the frigid weather (she’s not a fan), she established an immediate connection with Clark. Brazile noted that the year Clark University was founded, 1887, is the same year her grandmother, the daughter of former slaves, was... »

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