Archive for May, 2011

Class of 2011 'leading already' in time of 'great transformation'

Sunday, May 22nd, 2011
Class of 2011 'leading already' in time of 'great transformation'

Clark University celebrated its 107th Commencement—the first under the stewardship of Clark’s ninth President, David P. Angel—on Sunday, May 22. Degrees were granted to 1,045 Clark graduates:  524 baccalaureate, 486 masters, and 35 doctoral. Alan Khazei, the founder and chief executive officer of Be the Change Inc. and City Year co-founder, delivered the Commencement... »

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NRC assessment places geography doctorate program with tops in U.S.

Thursday, May 19th, 2011
NRC assessment places geography doctorate program with tops in U.S.

The doctorate program at the Clark University Graduate School of Geography is one of the top-ranked in the nation by the National Research Council (NRC). In April, the NRC released an update to its Data-Based Assessment on Research Doctorate Programs in the United States, a complex and long-anticipated assessment first published in September 2010. Clark... »

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Clark on 2010 President's Honor Roll for community service

Thursday, May 19th, 2011
Clark on 2010 President's Honor Roll for community service

The Corporation for National and Community Service has named Clark University to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for exemplary service efforts and service to disadvantaged youths.  Launched in 2006, the Community Service Honor Roll is the highest federal recognition a school can achieve for its commitment to service-learning and civic engagement. Clark University... »

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From Brooklyn to Kathmandu, Steinbrecher Fellowships support 11 undergrads' creative research

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

Eleven Clark University undergraduate students were recently named Steinbrecher Fellows; all will undertake projects this summer and during the 2011-2012 academic year. The Steinbrecher Fellowship Program was established in 2006 to encourage and support Clark undergraduates’ pursuit of original ideas, creative research, and community service projects. The 2011-2012 Steinbrecher Fellows and their projects are:... »

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Students, dignitaries, neighbors celebrate planting of 'Traina Tree'

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011
Students, dignitaries, neighbors celebrate planting of 'Traina Tree'

The Worcester Tree Initiative is planting thousands of trees across the city to reclaim the urban forest decimated by the Asian long-horned beetle and the 2008 ice storm, but one white oak taking root in Main South holds special significance for the Clark University community. On April 29, Arbor Day, Congressman James McGovern, state... »

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