Archive for June, 2013

Clark University Poll of Parents of Emerging Adults findings released

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013
Clark University Poll of Parents of Emerging Adults findings released

Emerging adults getting by with a lot of help from their folks; wide majority of parents providing the financial support they didn’t get in their twenties A vast majority of parents of today’s emerging adults (74%) say they provide financial support to their 18- to 29-year-old children, even as they report getting little or... »

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Conference at Clark expands global scholarship on consumerism

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013
Conference at Clark expands global scholarship on consumerism

Scholars from around the world gathered at Clark University (June 12-14) for the international conference of the Sustainable Consumption Research and Action Initiative (SCORAI), The Future of Consumerism and Well-Being in a World of Ecological Constraints. The conference, which drew 117 participants, included presentations by scholars working in the field of sustainable consumption, policy... »

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Back to the Arctic: Clark University student researchers embark on polar science expeditions

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013
Back to the Arctic: Clark University student researchers embark on polar science expeditions

While basting on a crowded beach or waiting for the AC to cool your sweltering car interior, imagine yourself cutting through Arctic seas aboard an icebreaker or exploring the wilderness from your base aboard a river barge in Siberia. That’s where some intrepid Clark University students and graduate researchers will be as they embark... »

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What is the key to being an adult? Clark releases new poll findings

Monday, June 17th, 2013
What is the key to being an adult? Clark releases new poll findings

Parents and their emerging adults rank ‘being responsible for yourself’ before money and marriage as key to becoming an adult What marks the beginning of true adulthood? Parents and their 18- to 29-year-old emerging adult children agree that the most important indicator is accepting responsibility for the consequences of your actions and mistakes, according... »

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Clark University honors special alumni at Reunion Weekend events

Monday, June 17th, 2013
Clark University honors special alumni at Reunion Weekend events

Clark University honored Allen Glick ’63 with the Distinguished Alumni Award, and Richard Boucher ’03, M.B.A. ’04, and Anthony Colon ’03, M.P.A. ’04, received the Young Alumni Award at the May 17 Reunion Weekend Dinner. Earlier that day, Dr. Lee Gurel ’48 received the Fiat Lux Award for Extraordinary Service by a Legacy Society... »

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Seven Clark undergrads to intern in the nonprofit sector this summer

Thursday, June 13th, 2013
Seven Clark undergrads to intern in the nonprofit sector this summer

Seven Clark University undergraduates are working as interns in the non-profit sector this summer with support from the Larry Franks '73, Ellen Berelson and the Theodore H. Barth Foundation. Tara J. Barnes '15 received funding so that she can serve as an intern at Year Up, a nonprofit organization in Providence, R.I., that provides... »

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Clark University GIS student wins 2013 Summer of Maps fellowship

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013
Clark University GIS student wins 2013 Summer of Maps fellowship

  Azavea, an award-winning geospatial analysis (GIS) software development company, has announced that Tyler Dahlberg (GISDE ’14) is one of three students named winners of its second Summer of Maps. Inspired by the Google Summer of Code, Azavea Summer of Maps is a program that offers $5,000 stipends to student GIS analysts to perform... »

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Clark University appoints Julie Dolan new EVP, treasurer

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013
Clark University appoints Julie Dolan new EVP, treasurer

Clark University President David Angel recently announced the appointment of Julie L. Dolan as the next Executive Vice President and Treasurer of the University. Dolan comes to Clark from Fairfield University where she has held the position of Vice President for Finance and Treasurer since 2010. Prior to Fairfield, she was Associate Vice President... »

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