Archive for April, 2012

'Bollywood Loves Shakespeare' paper wins prize at conference

Monday, April 23rd, 2012
'Bollywood Loves Shakespeare' paper wins prize at conference

Four Clark University undergraduates presented papers at the Eleventh Annual Undergraduate Shakespeare Conference, held Saturday, April 21, at Assumption College. The conference theme was “Recycling Shakespeare,” and the day concluded with an afternoon session of student performances and scene work at the Hanover Center for the Performing Arts in Worcester. Divya Sasidharan '14 won... »

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First-year shares environmental vision at Clinton Global Initiative

Monday, April 23rd, 2012
First-year shares environmental vision at Clinton Global Initiative

Clark first-year student Rebecca R. Liebman was selected to attend the highly prestigious Clinton Global Initiative University, held March 30 to April 1 at George Washington University, in Washington, DC. The annual CGIU event, founded by President Bill Clinton, draws students, national youth organizations, experts and celebrities from all over the world to discuss significant global issues.... »

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Higher education leader to speak at Clark Commencement on May 20

Friday, April 20th, 2012
Higher education leader to speak at Clark Commencement on May 20

Clark University will hold its 108th Commencement on Sunday, May 20, on the Jefferson Academic Center Green, rain or shine. The procession from Kneller Athletic Center begins at 1:15 p.m. and the ceremony starts at 1:30 p.m. The commencement speaker will be Carol Geary Schneider, the president of the Association of American Colleges and Universities... »

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Clark in Princeton Review's 2012 guide to the top 'green colleges'

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012
Clark in Princeton Review's 2012 guide to the top 'green colleges'

The Princeton Review has recognized Clark University as one of the most environmentally responsible colleges in the United States and Canada, and includes Clark in the just-released, second annual edition of its free downloadable book, “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 322 Green Colleges: 2012 Edition." Clark University joins the ranks of outstanding universities and... »

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Clark brings Worcester Community Peace Fair back after 20 year hiatus

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012
Clark brings Worcester Community Peace Fair back after 20 year hiatus

Clark University’s Peace Studies Program will host the 9th Worcester Community Peace Fair on Sunday, April 22 (Earth Day), from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on the Campus Green (rain location is Tilton Hall, 2nd floor, Higgins University Center). The Fair, which was held annually from 1985 to 1992, served as an event where community members... »

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PEWS conference at Clark to focus on workers, global capitalism

Monday, April 16th, 2012
PEWS conference at Clark to focus on workers, global capitalism

♦ Wallerstein to give public keynote address, ‘Labor vs. Capital?’ ♦ Clark University will host the 36th annual Political Economy of the World System (PEWS) Conference, “Labor, Democracy and Global Capitalism” from Friday, April 20, through Sunday, April 22.  Thirty-five scholars from the United States and around the world will probe the nature of the world system... »

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Stephen Roach: U.S. should view China as an opportunity, not a rival

Friday, April 13th, 2012
Stephen Roach: U.S. should view China as an opportunity, not a rival

The United States and China are widely perceived as rivals, but the superpowers in fact rely on one another in a number of areas and — if political maneuverings don’t get in the way — could work together on a scale that would help balance the shortcomings in their respective economies. So said Stephen... »

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DiRado awarded prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship

Thursday, April 12th, 2012
DiRado awarded prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship

Stephen DiRado, senior lecturer in the Department of Visual and Performing Arts, has been been awarded a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship. He is one of only 181 scholars, artists, and scientists chosen from a group of almost 3,000 applicants in this 88th annual competition for the United States and Canada. DiRado, an... »

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Students debut original works at Clark's 2012 New Play Festival

Thursday, April 12th, 2012
Students debut original works at Clark's 2012 New Play Festival

The 2012 New Play Festival features nine student playwrights, three readings and six full productions staged at the Little Center through April 28. The biannual festival heralds the arrival of exciting, fresh talent on the college theater scene, nurtured and developed at Clark. Hear from theater program director Gino DiIorio and student playwrights in... »

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Planting clean water: Rain garden to be installed at Clark, April 18

Thursday, April 12th, 2012

A rain garden will be planted outside of the Bassett Admissions Center at Clark between 2 and 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18, hosted by Clark students who will also offer a public presentation about rain gardens, which are a way to filter polluted water before it reaches streams and rivers. Clark and Main... »

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