Archive for April, 2011

Student presenters shine at 10th annual Shakespeare conference

Friday, April 29th, 2011
Student presenters shine at 10th annual Shakespeare conference

Undergraduates from eleven colleges and universities across New England represented Shakespeare through scholarship and performance as they participated in the Tenth Annual Undergraduate Shakespeare Conference hosted at Clark University, on April 16. The conference offers a prestigious showcase for student research in the humanities, and this year’s participants on the theme “Representing Shakespeare” presented one... »

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Campus community's going all out for 'Go Green' sustainability festival

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011
Campus community's going all out for 'Go Green' sustainability festival

The Clark University community will throw a belated Earth Day party beginning at noon, Sunday, May 1, with “Go Green on the Green,” a sustainability festival featuring music, games and several memorable and educational visual displays all meant to help  Sustainable Clark celebrate existing programs and to grow an even greener campus community.  Sponsored... »

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Commencement speaker Khazei combines leadership, service

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011
Commencement speaker Khazei combines leadership, service

Clark University will hold its 106th Commencement on Sunday, May 22, on the Jefferson Academic Center Green. The procession, from the Kneller Athletic Center to the Campus Green, begins at 1:15 p.m., and ceremonies start at 1:30 p.m. The Commencement speaker will be Alan Khazei, the founder and chief executive officer of Be the... »

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Smithsonian awards Eldredge Prize to author, art historian Wilson

Friday, April 22nd, 2011
Smithsonian awards Eldredge Prize to author, art historian Wilson

The Smithsonian American Art Museum has awarded the 2011 Charles C. Eldredge Prize for Distinguished Scholarship in American Art to Kristina Wilson, Clark University associate professor of art history, for her book “The Modern Eye: Stieglitz, MoMA and the Art of Exhibition, 1925-1934” (Yale University Press, 2009). It is recognized as a “new and... »

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Clark featured in Princeton Review guide to outstanding 'green colleges'

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011
Clark featured in Princeton Review guide to outstanding 'green colleges'

The Princeton Review has recognized Clark University as one of the most environmentally responsible colleges in the United States and Canada, including Clark in the just-released, second annual edition of the “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 311 Green Colleges: 2011 Edition." Clark University joins the ranks of outstanding universities and colleges nationwide that are... »

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Happily ever after? Alumna's new film explores stories of singlehood

Tuesday, April 19th, 2011
Happily ever after? Alumna's new film explores stories of singlehood

Who doesn’t enjoy a fairy tale ending? Beautiful princess, handsome prince, a white horse, and a lifetime spent in a castle surrounded by a moat ... or at least a picket fence. Ah, but that’s the stuff of Disney. Reality is a far messier proposition, where people forge lives that follow no script, and... »

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Clark senior helps to lead interfaith community, service and dialogue

Tuesday, April 19th, 2011
Clark senior helps to lead interfaith community, service and dialogue

Last month, the White House launched the President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge, an initiative inviting institutions of higher education to commit to a year of interfaith cooperation and community service programming on campus. President Obama called the initiative an important way to build understanding between different communities and contribute to the common good.... »

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'A special discipline': Clark geographers feted in Washington

Monday, April 18th, 2011
'A special discipline': Clark geographers feted in Washington

The setting was as appropriate as a setting could be. The National Geographic Society in Washington, D.C. was the site of a March 15 reception honoring five distinguished geographers with Clark ties who are members of the prestigious National Academy of Sciences. Clark boasts more NAS members in the area of geography than any... »

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Sustainable Clark: 350 daffodils part of perennial Earth Day plans

Thursday, April 14th, 2011
Sustainable Clark: 350 daffodils part of perennial Earth Day plans

The Clark University Ecological-Representatives (Eco-Reps) have invited the entire Clark community to join them for a planting of 350 daffodils in celebration of Earth Day. The student group members, in conjunction with the Sustainable Clark office, will help volunteers – including Clark President David Angel – plant the bulbs between 12:30 p.m. until 3... »

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Worcester Poet Bishop centennial: Clark U. plans tribute, concert

Thursday, April 14th, 2011

In honor of the centennial of Elizabeth Bishop’s birth in Worcester, Clark University will host "A Mirror on Which to Dwell": Elliott Carter's Settings of Six Poems by Elizabeth Bishop, on Thursday, April 21, at 7 p.m. in Tilton Hall, 2nd floor at the Higgins University Center. "An amazing night" -- Read a review,... »

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