Archive for January, 2013

Clark makes the grade on credit rating from Standard & Poor's

Thursday, January 31st, 2013
Clark makes the grade on credit rating from Standard & Poor's

Clark University received a piece of positive financial news this week when Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services announced it has upgraded the University’s credit rating from A to A+. Jim Collins, executive vice president and treasurer, said the upgrade will allow Clark to borrow at lower interest rates and to pay less for credit... »

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Heart in Seoul: Clark grad earns important post in South Korea

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013
Heart in Seoul: Clark grad earns important post in South Korea

In the United States we have CNN and the White House. The equivalent in South Korea is YTN and the Blue House. The fast-rising career of Cho Hyun-Jin ’90 has included stints at both South Korea’s major media outlet and its seat of government. In January, 2013, Hyun-Jin earned yet another title to his... »

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Clark University psychology professor Hines co-authors seminal book on family violence in the U.S.

Friday, January 25th, 2013
Clark University psychology professor Hines co-authors seminal book on family violence in the U.S.

As recent headlines focus attention on gun laws, video games, bullying and more, a new edition of “Family Violence in the United States: Defining, Understanding, and Combating Abuse” presents students and practitioners with a thought-provoking examination of maltreatment in families and delves into “less understood and more controversial forms of maltreatment,” including the maltreatment... »

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Clark Poll of Emerging Adults finds most in constant touch with parents

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

Even if they’ve left the nest, a vast majority of today’s emerging adults, defined as young people between the ages of 18 to 29, maintain close contact with their parents via texting, email, phone or in person, according to the Clark University Poll of Emerging Adults. The Clark University Poll of Emerging Adults, directed... »

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Prof. Kasperson essay in American Academy journal issue dedicated to the Alternative Energy Future

Thursday, January 17th, 2013
Prof. Kasperson essay in American Academy journal issue dedicated to the Alternative Energy Future

“The Public Acceptance of New Energy Technologies,” an essay co-authored by Clark University Research Professor and Distinguished Scientist Roger E. Kasperson and Bonnie J. Ram ′75, M.A. ′82, of Ram Power LLC, appears in the Winter 2013 issue of Daedalus, the journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. In a Jan. 16... »

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Clark receives awards for website, AIR, magazine, recruiting materials

Thursday, January 17th, 2013
Clark receives awards for website, AIR, magazine, recruiting materials

Clark University has received awards in the annual Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District I Excellence contest. The University’s admissions recruiting package (which included two viewbooks, academic brochures, a water bottle, poster and a T-shirt) earned top honors with a silver award (no gold was awarded in that category). Clark’s website focusing... »

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Neighborhood Strings instrument-giving ceremony a beautiful prelude

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013
Neighborhood Strings instrument-giving ceremony a beautiful prelude

On a chilly winter night, young students and family members from the neighborhood gathered in the Winton Faculty Dining Room at Clark University to celebrate the love of music. The staid, wood-paneled hall was filled to overflowing on Jan. 8 for an instrument-giving ceremony and potluck dinner organized by Neighborhood Strings, the Worcester Chamber... »

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I&E Program's U-reka! Big Idea contest student winners announced

Monday, January 14th, 2013
I&E Program's U-reka! Big Idea contest student winners announced

The Innovation & Entrepreneurship (I&E) Program at Clark University announced winners of this year’s U-reka! Big Idea contest, a friendly competition that encourages students to create improvements to the Clark campus community and provides funding to help turn their ideas into reality. With only two votes separating first and second place, the top award... »

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Rare book exhibit turns the page on the Jonas Clark literary collection

Monday, January 7th, 2013
Rare book exhibit turns the page on the Jonas Clark literary collection

Jonas Clark loved books. In fact, the founder of Clark University was so passionate about volumes filled with words in languages both modern and ancient, and illustrations etched with detail and delicacy, that he accrued a personal library estimated at 10,000 books. In 1889, he donated some 4,000 volumes to the University’s library, and... »

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