Archive for June, 2011

Three Clark students receive Fulbright Awards; will study in Germany, Poland and South Korea

Thursday, June 30th, 2011
Three Clark students receive Fulbright Awards; will study in Germany, Poland and South Korea

Clark University graduate students Michael J. Geheran and Joanna Sliwa, and recent graduate Serena T. Pham, are spending the 2011-12 academic year studying abroad through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. The three scholars were selected on the basis of academic or professional achievements, as well as for their demonstrated leadership potential in their fields.... »

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Clark recognizes 2011 graduate for Leadership in Sustainability

Friday, June 24th, 2011
Clark recognizes 2011 graduate for Leadership in Sustainability

Hannah J. Tirrell-Wysocki, of Canterbury, N.H., was the first student to be recognized at Clark University for Leadership in Sustainability. Hannah has shared her love of the Earth with students in the Main South neighborhood, with the Worcester community and visitors to the city’s EcoTarium and Audubon Society, and by serving as a sustainability... »

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Legendary dean Hazel Hughes memorialized with plaque, stories

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011
Legendary dean Hazel Hughes memorialized with plaque, stories

An old adage insists that “everyone has a story,” and never was that truer than at the May 21 gathering of Clark’s early women athletes in Room 001 of Jonas Clark Hall — the former Women’s Gym. Their stories flowed freely, delivered into a hand-held microphone and videotaped for posterity. The theme binding all... »

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Clark values help guide Panera founder in humanitarian venture

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011
Clark values help guide Panera founder in humanitarian venture

“It all started at Clark.” With those five words, Ron Shaich ’76, the founder and longtime CEO of Panera Bread, launched a rousing multi-media presentation at Reunion Weekend, tracing the path that has led to his newest venture, Panera Cares, a rare marriage of business principles, altruism, an abiding faith in the honest nature... »

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New book reveals how marriage changes parent-child relationships

Monday, June 20th, 2011
New book reveals how marriage changes parent-child relationships

There is an old adage that goes “A daughter is a daughter all of her life, but a son is a son ’til he takes him a wife.”  Deborah M. Merrill, associate professor of sociology at Clark University explores whether or not this saying accurately describes marriage and intergenerational relationships today in her new... »

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Students submit redistricting map testimony to Beacon Hill legislators

Friday, June 17th, 2011
Students submit redistricting map testimony to Beacon Hill legislators

The Special Joint Committee on Redistricting at the State House in Boston, now grappling with the task of redrawing the political map of Massachusetts, received testimony from some Clark University political science undergraduates offering independent perspectives and “good government” redistricting models. U.S. Census 2010 results released this spring reveal that the electoral map of... »

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Ex-Ambassador to discuss long, hot summer for 'Arab Spring' uprisings

Thursday, June 9th, 2011
Ex-Ambassador to discuss long, hot summer for 'Arab Spring' uprisings

The International Center of Worcester (ICW) will host former Ambassador to Qatar and Lebanon, Mark Hambley, to speak on the topic “Reflections on the ‘Arab Spring’ as it Moves into the Long, Hot Summer,” at the ICW Annual Meeting, from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, June 27, at Tilton Hall in the Higgins University... »

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Watching over Clark: John and Kay Bassett return to campus for Admissions Center dedication

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011
Watching over Clark: John and Kay Bassett return to campus for Admissions Center dedication

Prospective Clark University students have streamed through the John and Kay Bassett Admissions Center since it opened in late 2010, and now they can put faces to the names that adorn the building. On Saturday, May 21, during Reunion Weekend, a standing-room-only crowd of alumni and other well-wishers filled the Admissions Center to fete... »

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Clark adopts student’s ‘Big Idea,’ institutes University Bike Patrol

Wednesday, June 1st, 2011
Clark adopts student’s ‘Big Idea,’ institutes University Bike Patrol

Two Clark police officers have begun patrolling the campus differently and sustainably—on new mountain bikes—thanks to an idea proposed by recent graduate Daniel Snyder, and funded by a University contest. Last Fall, Snyder took his passion for cycling and applied it to concerns about campus safety and environmental sustainability at Clark.  He submitted his... »

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