Archive for October, 2011

Clark art historian to deliver annual lecture at Smithsonian on Nov. 4

Friday, October 28th, 2011
Clark art historian to deliver annual lecture at Smithsonian on Nov. 4

Kristina Wilson, associate professor of art history in the Visual & Performing Arts Department will deliver the annual Eldredge Prize lecture, at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 10, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Nan Tucker McEvoy Auditorium, 8th and G Streets NW, in Washington, D.C. * Update: To watch a video of Wilson's... »

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Clark among top 30 on Kiplinger's 'Best Values in Private Colleges' list

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011
Clark among top 30 on Kiplinger's 'Best Values in Private Colleges' list

Clark University is among the top 100 private institutions named as the nation’s Best Values in Private Colleges for 2011-2012 by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine, a ranking of the schools that “combine outstanding education with economic value.” Clark stands at No. 28 on the “Best Values” list, which Kiplinger’s selects from data collected on more than... »

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Logan Symposium explores dynamics, challenges of youth work

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011
Logan Symposium explores dynamics, challenges of youth work

Students, youths, academic experts, officials and other community members came together at the Boys & Girls Club in Worcester on Oct. 20 and 21 to explore the dynamics and challenges of youth work, all participating in the Clark University 2011 Seymour N. Logan Symposium, “What is the Value of Youth Work?” Participants at the... »

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Luxembourg ambassador touts European economy in visit to Clark

Friday, October 21st, 2011
Luxembourg ambassador touts European economy in visit to Clark

The nation of Luxembourg is small — about the size of Rhode Island — but its economy has remained robust, even while some of its European partners stagger beneath historic debt and struggle to weather the global recession. Jean-Paul Senninger, ambassador of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg to the United States, delivered that message... »

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Annual Millennium Leadership conference slated for Nov. 4-6

Friday, October 21st, 2011

Clark University will host the 9th Annual Millennium Leadership Conference, “Becoming Tomorrow’s Leaders,” from Friday, Nov. 4 through Sunday, Nov. 6, in the Higgins University Center. The conference features workshops and social events designed to strengthen the networking and leadership skills of college students who identify themselves as African descent, Latino/a, Asian or Native... »

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Clark senior Lembitz is at the heart of Occupy Wall Street movement

Thursday, October 20th, 2011
Clark senior Lembitz is at the heart of Occupy Wall Street movement

Each night, Breanna “Bre” Lembitz ’12 sleeps on a mat in New York’s Zuccotti Park, covered only by a tarp. She can’t imagine sleeping anywhere else. The political science and economics major has assumed a central role in the Occupy Wall Street movement, working 16- to 20-hour days to ensure that each financial contribution... »

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NSF awards $270K to support research on global markets, R&D

Friday, October 14th, 2011
NSF awards $270K to support research on global markets, R&D

Professor Yuko Aoyama of Clark University’s Graduate School of Geography has received an award from the National Science Foundation for her research, The Global Shift in R&D Alliances: MNEs & the Quest for the BOP markets. The award comprises $269,999 over three years. The research will examine how multinational enterprises (MNEs) are devising new... »

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Lecture, conference to examine, compare post-genocide reparation

Friday, October 14th, 2011
Lecture, conference to examine, compare post-genocide reparation

The Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Clark University is sponsoring an interdisciplinary conference, “Beyond the Armenian Genocide: The Question of Restitution and Reparation in Comparative Review,” opening at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 27, with a public keynote address in Tilton Hall, Higgins University Center, 950 Main Street. Scholar and author John... »

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Environmental scientist garners NSF grant for Smart Grid research

Monday, October 10th, 2011
Environmental scientist garners NSF grant for Smart Grid research

Jennie Stephens, Assistant Professor of Environmental Science and Policy in the Department of International Development, Community and Environment, was recently awarded a National Science Foundation (Science, Technology and Society Program) grant of $166,750 for her research on “Smart Grid: An Analysis of How Socio-Political Contexts Shape Energy Technology Development and Policy.”  This award is... »

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Clark senior wins gold and bronze medals in Redistricting Olympics

Friday, October 7th, 2011
Clark senior wins gold and bronze medals in Redistricting Olympics

Clark University senior Nicholas Rossi, of North Smithfield, RI, won a gold medal in   the Redistricting Olympics, a contest sponsored by Common Cause Massachusetts that asked citizens to create their own redistricting maps. Rossi’s work won gold in the Congressional Map category and also landed a bronze medal in the House Map contest. The... »

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