Archive for March, 2011

Clark, city announce Main South field complex, park revitalization

Thursday, March 31st, 2011
Clark, city announce Main South field complex, park revitalization

City, state and federal officials joined President David Angel last week to celebrate two initiatives that will perpetuate what one legislator described as “the Main South Miracle.” On March 23, local leaders gathered in a vacant lot on Kilby Street, just beyond the Clark campus, to announce that the Main South Community Development Corporation... »

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Clark management grad students place fourth in trading challenge

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

A team of traders from Clark University’s Graduate School of Management (GSOM) finished fourth in the 2011 CME Group Commodity Trading Challenge. Teams from 166 schools around the world, including two from GSOM, traded crude oil and gold futures contracts during a two-week, around-the-clock competition. The team, led by captain Bjoern Weidlich (MBA ’11),... »

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Leading international relations expert to discuss global insurgency

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011
Leading international relations expert to discuss global insurgency

Esteemed political scientist David A. Lake will discuss the current and continually evolving and expanding political turmoil in Libya, Egypt, Bahrain, Tunisia, Yemen, and other countries in the Middle East and North Africa, as he delivers the 2011 Harrington Public Affairs Lecture, presented by the Political Science Department at Clark University. The lecture, titled... »

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Clark joins Scholars at Risk network for academic freedom

Monday, March 28th, 2011

Clark University recently became a member of the Scholars at Risk network, an international network of institutions and individuals working to promote academic freedom and to defend the human rights of scholars worldwide. A launch event, titled "Academic Freedom in the Middle East and Beyond: Supporting Scholars at Risk," will feature a panel discussion,... »

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Top marine ecologist, NOAA leader to deliver Geller Lecture April 5

Monday, March 28th, 2011
Top marine ecologist, NOAA leader to deliver Geller Lecture April 5

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration leader Jane Lubchenco, an internationally known marine ecologist and environmental scientist, will present "Growing a Sustainable Future: Reasons for Urgency and Hope," at 4 p.m., Tuesday, April 5, in Tilton Hall, second floor, Higgins University Center, 950 Main Street.    Lubchenco's talk is presented by the Albert, Norma and Howard ’77 Geller... »

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Leadership network helping Worcester businesses to ‘go green’

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011
Leadership network helping Worcester businesses to ‘go green’

The Sustainable Business Network of Greater Boston (SBN), Worcester Local First (WLF) and Clark University announce the Worcester launch of SBN’s proven model program, the Sustainable Business Leader Program (SBLP), an environmental sustainability certification program for small to medium-sized, local and independent businesses. Worcester Local First will conduct a networking event from 5:30 to... »

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Clark community rallies to aid in Japan quake-tsunami relief efforts

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

The Clark community sends heartfelt thoughts to all of the people who have been affected by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. The loss of lives and livelihoods is devastating. “We are saddened by the events that have occurred in Japan,” said President David Angel. “We reach out to all our students, faculty, staff,... »

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Clark to host National Geographic Bee State Finals April 1

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011
Clark to host National Geographic Bee State Finals April 1

Fourth- through eighth-grade students representing nearly 80 different towns and cities in Massachusetts will compete in the state final of the National Geographic Bee at 1 p.m. on Friday, April 1, in the Daniels Theater in Atwood Hall at Clark University. Registration is from 1 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. The final round will begin at approximately 3:15 p.m. *... »

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Men at Risk: Family Impact Seminar at State House March 30

Friday, March 18th, 2011
Men at Risk: Family Impact Seminar at State House March 30

The 2011 Massachusetts Family Impact Seminar, “Men at Risk: The Physical, Mental, and Social Health of Men in Massachusetts,” will present a briefing to state lawmakers on the latest research on the hidden crisis of men’s relatively poor health, how that negatively impacts the Commonwealth and their families, and what can be done about... »

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Entrepreneur mag: GSOM one of 16 best schools for ‘Green Business’

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

Entrepreneur magazine has named the Graduate School of Management at Clark University one of 16 graduate schools of business that are top-notch institutions for MBA students to get an education in “Green Business” fields. For this project, Entrepreneur teamed up with The Princeton Review, the education services company widely known for its test prep... »

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