Monthly Archives: December 2012

Model U.N. team in top 25

UPDATE: The Model U.N. Team has been ranked in the top 25 of  Best Delegate’s fall 2012 North American College Model U.N. Rankings. Clark is number 14 on the list of 50 schools, released Dec. 18. Also in the top 25 were Harvard, Yale, Georgetown and Columbia. Original post, from Oct. 22, 2012: The Clark University…

Mandala creation/destruction caps ‘The End of Things’ symposium

The fall semester’s Difficult Dialogues symposium was structured on the theme “The End of Things,” exploring the nature of conclusions, both dramatic and whispered, in art, in the environment, in language and in government. Last week’s creation, and later dismantling, of a traditional Buddhist sand mandala in the lobby of Dana Commons served as a…

Geographer briefs media on fire activity in a changing climate

 Several Clark University scientists present research at AGU annual meeting Christopher A. Williams, assistant professor at the Graduate School of Geography at Clark University presented two invited talks and participated in a NASA-sponsored media briefing on “Fire in a Changing Climate and What We Can Do About It,” at the American Geophysical Union’s 45th annual…

GSOM dedicates the Fishman Student Center in Carlson Hall

Mark Fishman ’82 may have forged an estimable career in high finance, but his message to the students gathered at the Dec. 5 dedication of the Fishman Student Center in Carlson Hall was less about making money than about making rewarding life choices. “Success is not about money, it’s about finding something you love and…

Clark University receives statewide award for recycling programs

Clark University’s outstanding achievement in recycling and waste reduction was recognized by MassRecycle, a statewide recycling coalition of individuals, governments, businesses, institutions and non-profits, at an awards ceremony Nov. 13, in Boston. MassRecycle’s 17th annual competition is divided into categories; last year Clark Dining Services placed first in the state for eating establishments. This year…