Monthly Archives: February 2013

Two Clark students receive awards at recent Mock Trial Tournament

Fifteen Clark University students making up two Mock Trial teams traveled to Manchester, New Hampshire, recently to compete in the regional Intercollegiate Mock Trial Tournament held at St. Anselm’s College.  Two of these students returned to campus toting awards. Both Rory C. Coursey ’13 and Miguel A. Lara ’15 won Best Witness Awards at the…

Clark University student researcher lands UN internship in Rome

Clark University student Yelena M. Finegold, a senior in the Graduate School of Geography, will travel to Rome for a prestigious Forest Futures summer internship with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (UN FAO). Finegold will work with the UN FAO Forest Resource Assessment (FRA) team to predict and analyze forest change from 2010…

Departing UMass Memorial CEO joins Mosakowski Institute

Recognized Health Care Advocate for the Most Vulnerable of Populations Brings Expertise and Insight to Institute as Distinguished Professor – The Mosakowski Institute for Public Enterprise at Clark University announces the appointment of John G. O’Brien, immediate past president and CEO of UMass Memorial Health Care, Inc. (UMMHC), as the Jane and William Mosakowski Distinguished…

Clark team shares physics and fun at AAAS Family Science Days

Clark University students and faculty presented hands-on science demonstrations and activities as part of Family Science Days on Feb. 16 and 17 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston. The event was coordinated by the Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Several colleges and universities sponsored interactive tabletop exhibits…

Effort to end youth homelessness gets $450K in new funding; Prof. Ross and Clark University students contribute vital research

The announcement of a $450,000 grant from the Health Foundation of Central Massachusetts sounded a clear and hopeful note at press conference on “Addressing Youth Homelessness in Worcester,” on Feb. 15 at the YWCA in Worcester. Laurie Ross, Clark University associate professor and co-director of The Compass Project, made introductions and presented a detailed report…

Clark University fall 2013 applications up ‘remarkable’ 29%

Private liberal arts colleges across the country are forming a picture of their Class of 2017, as applications and acceptances for fall 2013 are counted. The picture at Clark University is framed in good news, as the University measures a 29 percent increase in applications, the highest number of undergraduate applications in Clark’s history. As…