Archive for July, 2013

Clark prof. receives grant to provide Marriage Checkups to military

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013
Clark prof. receives grant to provide Marriage Checkups to military

James V. Córdova, associate professor of psychology and director of Clinical Training and The Marriage Checkup Project at Clark University, has been awarded a $56,156 grant from the Department of Defense’s Defense Health Program to support his project,  "Disseminating the marriage checkup in Air Force primary care settings.” Professor Córdova will work with Lt.... »

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Clark University named a top college for Return on Investment

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013
Clark University named a top college for Return on Investment

Clark University has been ranked a top college in Massachusetts for return on investment. AffordableCollegesOnline.org (AC Online) recently launched a new ranking: “AC Online: Highest Return on Investment Colleges in Massachusetts,” which identifies the 51 colleges in Massachusetts where degrees pay off the most. Graduates from these schools enjoy the largest earnings gap between non-degree... »

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Clark appears in annual Forbes list of ‘America’s Top Colleges’

Thursday, July 25th, 2013
Clark appears in annual Forbes list of ‘America’s Top Colleges’

Clark University appears in Forbes’ annual “America's Top Colleges” report; it is #150 on the list of 650 schools recognized this year. Besides the overall ranking, Clark appears as #112 in Private Colleges, #76 in Research Universities, and #71 in the Northeast. This is the sixth year Forbes has partnered exclusively with the Washington,... »

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Clark University scholar-educator’s new book guides teachers in collaborative learning

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013
Clark University scholar-educator’s new book guides teachers in collaborative learning

How can teachers make room in their busy working lives to develop their practice together? The answer may be waiting right within their classrooms, or in a colleague’s just down the hall. In “Teacher Rounds: A Guide to Collaborative Learning in and From Practice” (Sage Publications May 2013), Thomas Del Prete, director of the... »

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Clark Poll: Grown kids at home not cramping our style, parents say

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013
Clark Poll: Grown kids at home not cramping our style, parents say

The new Clark University Poll of Parents of Emerging Adults contradicts the long-held notion that adult children living with their parents are a source of stress and disruption in the household. The Clark University Poll of Parents of Emerging Adults reveals that the majority of parents of 18- to 29-year-olds insists their lives are not... »

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Clark community mourns and remembers Amanda Mundt ’14

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013
Clark community mourns and remembers Amanda Mundt ’14

Student, three others killed in Haiti crash (July 22) - An update from the Office of the President: We wish to inform you that the Mundt family has made arrangements for a service to honor Amanda Mundt and her aunt, Diane Mundt. Calling hours will be held at Douglass Funeral Service, 87 North Pleasant Street, Amherst,... »

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Clark University researcher asks: Is this the last acceptable prejudice?

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013
Clark University researcher asks: Is this the last acceptable prejudice?

COMMENTARY As this year’s college graduates go forth into the world, they are entering a society that is in some ways decidedly unfriendly to them. TIME magazine’s recent cover slurring them as “The Me Me Me Generation” is only the latest insult thrown at them by their elders. In the twenty years I have... »

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Fiske Guide to Colleges names Clark University a ‘Best Buy’

Monday, July 8th, 2013
Fiske Guide to Colleges names Clark University a ‘Best Buy’

The 2014 revised and updated Fiske Guide to Colleges includes Clark University as a “Best Buy” among the list of  “best and most interesting of the more than 2,200 four-year colleges in the United States.” Clark is one of just 41 institutions — 21 public and 20 private — to receive the Fiske “Best Buy”... »

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Clark University included on Princeton Review’s ranking of Great Schools for Psychology Majors

Monday, July 8th, 2013

Clark University is one of three New England schools to offer at least one of the country’s hottest majors for undergraduates, according to The Princeton Review’s The Best 377 Colleges, 2013 edition. The college guide’s “Great Schools for 20 of the Most Popular Undergraduate Majors” list praises Clark for its psychology program. Clark is... »

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