Archive for July, 2011

Homogenization of Urban America: Becoming a single shade of green?

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

Clark receives NSF funding for research project on ecological homogenization  Clark University recently received major funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support "Collaborative Research:  Ecological Homogenization of Urban America," a project expected to transform scientific understanding of the nation’s growing urban landscape – on ecological and sociological levels. “A common notion is... »

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Students spending July in Siberia with Polaris Project research team

Monday, July 18th, 2011
Students spending July in Siberia with Polaris Project research team

For fourth year, Clark undergrads selected for ‘Rising Stars’ Arctic field program Two Clark University undergraduates are in Siberia with an international team of scientists, including  students from the United States, Russia, Norway, and Puerto Rico. The group departed July 1 for a four-week field course in the Russian Arctic with The Polaris Project: Rising... »

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Clark MBA goes even ‘greener’ with new selection of business courses

Friday, July 15th, 2011

The Clark University Graduate School of Management announces a ‘greener’ selection of  business courses for the academic calendar for 2011-2012, emphasizing Clark’s continued leadership in focusing on environmental , social change and sustainability issues in today’s business industry . Recently voted one of the top “green” business schools by Entrepreneur magazine and The Princeton Review, ... »

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U.S. Dept. of Ed cites anti-violence program at Clark as national model

Monday, July 11th, 2011

Clark University's Anti-Violence Education (CAVE) program recently was named by the U.S. Department of Education as a “case study” for violence prevention programming. Clark is one of only seven universities to be singled out as a national model in the violence prevention category. Clark University has long been committed to providing antiviolence education and... »

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Prof. Hines presents research at Canadian Parliament roundtable

Monday, July 11th, 2011
Prof. Hines presents research at Canadian Parliament roundtable

Denise A. Hines, Clark University Research Assistant Professor of Psychology, was one of twelve experts called upon to participate in the Roundtable of Family Dynamics of the Senate of Canada, a symposium chaired by Senator Anne Cools in May at Parliament in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. “Senator Cools believes in the use of research evidence... »

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Clark senior spends beginning of summer vacation in Nepal with Steinbrecher Fellowship

Thursday, July 7th, 2011
Clark senior spends beginning of summer vacation in Nepal with Steinbrecher Fellowship

Agnes E. Beckmann '12 received a Steinbrecher Fellowship from Clark University and has spent the beginning of her summer vacation volunteering at a day care and school in Kathmandu at a non-profit organization, Orchid Garden Nepal, through ProWorld Service Corps. The Steinbrecher Fellowship Program was established in 2006 to encourage and support Clark undergraduates'... »

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