Archive for July, 2012

Study: 2000-04 extreme drought points toward dry 'new normal'

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012
Study: 2000-04 extreme drought points toward dry 'new normal'

Findings from a new scientific study indicate a major carbon release from extreme turn-of-the-century drought in the North American West – the worst of the last millennium – with hint of even drier times ahead. The study, titled “Reduction in carbon uptake during turn of the century drought in western North America” and published... »

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Holocaust and Genocide Studies students receive stipends, devote summer to scholarship

Thursday, July 26th, 2012
Holocaust and Genocide Studies students receive stipends, devote summer to scholarship

From Cambodia to Boston, Clark undergrads help edit survivor testimonies, analyze Holocaust education materials, examine human rights issues Clark University Undergraduates Danielle Osterman’14, Shelby Margolin’13 and Anna Voremberg’13 have been spending their summer months continuing their studies and conducting research thanks to stipends they received from Clark’s Holocaust and Genocide Studies Program.  Osterman participated in the... »

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Clark COPACE launches Cyber Security Graduate Programs

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

Clark University’s College of Professional and Continuing Education (COPACE) announces the launch of graduate programs in cyber security, beginning in this fall. The Cyber Security Graduate Programs are designed to address a growing knowledge and talent gap related to global cyber security challenges. Cyber threats are rapidly becoming the greatest concerns for the U.S.... »

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Discovering science, and so much more: Clark hosts STEM program

Friday, July 20th, 2012
Discovering science, and so much more: Clark hosts STEM program

The mission at Girls Inc. of Worcester is to “inspire all girls to be strong, smart, and bold.” Dozens of girls who are all that and more are participating in the Girls Inc. Eureka! Program, a science camp that provides hands-on encounters in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) fields for rising 8th... »

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Clark University professor’s new book examines the future of collective bargaining in America

Thursday, July 19th, 2012
Clark University professor’s new book examines the future of collective bargaining in America

The workplace has changed dramatically in the past decade; one could argue the pros and cons of such changes.  Labor unions (with membership at an all-time low) have lost influence in the workplace and in the economy, and workers’ job and income security are declining.  How has union influence evolved, and what types of... »

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Clark among ‘20 Colleges with Best Career Services’; LEEP effort cited

Thursday, July 5th, 2012

Career Services at Clark and the LEEP initiative were recognized in a roundup of “20 Colleges with the Best Career Services,” designated by Best Colleges Online in a July 4 blog post highlighting institutions that “really stand out for what they have to offer students who are entering one of the toughest job markets... »

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