Monthly Archives: May 2013

International council honors Clark University Study Abroad programs

The Clark University Office of Study Abroad and Away Programs was honored at the CIEE (Council on International Educational Exchange) annual Academic Consortium breakfast during the 65th NAFSA Annual Conference & Expo in St. Louis, Missouri, May 26-31. The conference theme was “Ideals and Impact in International Education.” Adriane van Gils-Pierce, director of the Study…

Sustainability Hub will bring new energy to Clark neighborhood

The empty storefront at 912 Main St. was once a restaurant called Scarlet O’Hara’s that was gone with the wind years ago. The 2,200-square-foot space will have new life this fall, when National Grid opens the Sustainability Hub, which will offer innovative energy solutions through hands-on demonstrations of “smart” meters, interactive displays on smart grid…

Internat’l conference on sustainable consumption, at Clark June 12-14

Leading researchers and practitioners in multiple dimensions of consumerism and well-being – sociologic, economic, technologic, cultural, and political — to examine the real meanings of prosperity Clark University will host the annual international conference of the Sustainable Consumption Research and Action Initiative (SCORAI), The Future of Consumerism and Well-Being in a World of Ecological Constraints,…

Clark students research habitats of African elephants and Guanaco

Clark undergraduates Michelle Andrews ’14 and Christina Geller ’13 and a group of graduate students enrolled in the Wildlife Conservation GIS Research Seminar taught by Associate Professor of Geography John Rogan and Research Assistant Professor Florencia Sangermano, recently traveled to the Bronx Zoo, the headquarters of the Wildlife Conservation Society, to present policy recommendations to…

Clark Alumni Association selects Arlington teacher for OSEA

The Clark University Alumni Association recently presented Marie T. Raduazzo, of Arlington, with the Outstanding Secondary Educator Award (OSEA). The award recognizes a secondary school teacher for the critical role they play in preparing students for higher education. The OSEA is recognized at Honors Convocation, just prior to Commencement, every year.  Clark’s Commencement was held…

Clark holds 109th Commencement

Clark University held its 109th Commencement on Sunday, May 19.  Degrees were granted to 1,096 graduates:  523 baccalaureate, 541 masters, and 32 doctoral. Carolyn Mugar, executive director of Farm Aid, and founder of the Armenia Tree Project, delivered the Commencement address and imparted lessons from the early days of both organizations.  Mugar was married to…

Clark professor studies glacier contributions to sea level rise

Ninety-nine percent of all of Earth’s land ice is locked up in the massive Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets. However, according to a new study led by Alex Gardner, assistant professor in the Clark University Graduate School of Geography, “the world’s other land ice stored in glaciers—humble repositories of the remaining 1 percent of land…