Archive for May, 2013

International council honors Clark University Study Abroad programs

Friday, May 31st, 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... »

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Jeffrey Lurie ’73 talks football, movies and Clark at Reunion

Friday, May 31st, 2013
Jeffrey Lurie ’73 talks football, movies and Clark at Reunion

The day after he’d bought the Philadelphia Eagles football franchise in 1994, Jeffrey Lurie ’73 sat at his desk in a windowless office in a dilapidated building and wondered if he’d made the biggest mistake of his life. The rat he watched skitter across the carpet amplified those concerns. His state of mind wasn’t helped... »

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Clark University Model U.N. team 'rebounds' to rank 17 on Top 50 list

Thursday, May 30th, 2013
Clark University Model U.N. team 'rebounds' to rank 17 on Top 50 list

The Clark University Model United Nations team ranked in the top 20 of Best Delegate’s Final 2012-2013 College Model U.N. Rankings. Clark Model U.N. is number 17 on the list of 50 schools. Also among the top 25 are Harvard, Yale, Georgetown and Columbia. In its rankings, Best Delegate noted, “Clark rebounded nicely this... »

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Sustainability Hub will bring new energy to Clark neighborhood

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013
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... »

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

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013
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... »

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Clark students research habitats of African elephants and Guanaco

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013
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... »

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Clark Alumni Association selects Arlington teacher for OSEA

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013
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... »

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Cheryle St. Onge ’83 sees the big picture through her photographs

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013
Cheryle St. Onge ’83 sees the big picture through her photographs

When she studies a smattering of seeds in her palm, or observes a series of waves crashing on the Maine coast, Cheryle St. Onge ’83 sees more than the byproduct of natural forces — she sees art. And with the click of a shutter, she makes art. St. Onge employs an 8 x 10... »

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Clark holds 109th Commencement

Sunday, May 19th, 2013
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... »

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Clark professor studies glacier contributions to sea level rise

Thursday, May 16th, 2013
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... »

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