Archive for February, 2013

Two Clark students receive awards at recent Mock Trial Tournament

Thursday, February 28th, 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... »

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Men’s swimming and diving team tops the entire nation in GPA

Thursday, February 28th, 2013
Men’s swimming and diving team tops the entire nation in GPA

For the second time in the last three seasons, a Clark University swimming and diving team has the nation's top team grade-point average. The men's team posted a team GPA of 3.60 in the fall of 2012 — not only the highest in Division III but the entire nation. Read more on Clark Athletics... »

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Clark University student researcher lands UN internship in Rome

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013
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... »

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Medal honors Prof. Harvey Gould’s contributions to physics education

Friday, February 22nd, 2013
Medal honors Prof. Harvey Gould’s contributions to physics education

The American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) announced on Feb. 22 that   Harvey Gould, Clark University research professor and professor emeritus of Physics, is the 2013 recipient of the Robert A. Millikan Medal in recognition of his notable and creative contributions to the teaching of physics. The Medal will be presented during the AAPT... »

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Departing UMass Memorial CEO joins Mosakowski Institute

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013
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... »

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Clark team shares physics and fun at AAAS Family Science Days

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013
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... »

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Clark University student artists sweep top honors at juried art show

Monday, February 18th, 2013
Clark University student artists sweep top honors at juried art show

Artworks by three Clark University seniors made a winning sweep at the ninth annual Colleges of Worcester Consortium (COWC) Student Art Exhibit. First prize went to Jennifer Heim for her oil painting “Secrets.” Ariela Sturgis won second prize for her oil painting “White-Faced Monkey,” and third prize went to Kate Trancynger for her oil... »

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

Monday, February 18th, 2013
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... »

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Clark University fall 2013 applications up 'remarkable' 29%

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013
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.... »

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