Archive for August, 2013

Washington Monthly ranking puts Clark University in top 100 for social mobility, research, service

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013
Washington Monthly ranking puts Clark University in top 100  for social mobility, research, service

Clark University is ranked among the top 100 U.S. colleges in the annual Washington Monthly College Guide and Rankings, a publication that rates schools based on their contribution to the public good in three broad categories: Social Mobility (recruiting and graduating low-income students), Research (producing cutting-edge scholarship and Ph.D.’s), and Service (encouraging students to... »

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Clark University begins first academic LEEP year

Monday, August 26th, 2013
Clark University begins first academic LEEP year

Clark University greets every new academic year with excitement and news about changes on campus. This fall, students, faculty and the entire campus community formally set out under the banner of LEEP (Liberal Education and Effective Practice), Clark’s pioneering model for higher education. LEEP builds upon the historic and distinctive strengths of Clark and... »

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HERO Fellows present research, hold stakeholder summit, Aug. 1

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013
HERO Fellows present research, hold stakeholder summit, Aug. 1

Five years ago, the Asian Longhorned Beetle (ALB) descended upon Worcester County and forced the removal of over 30,000 trees from the area, dramatically altering the lives in, and landscapes of many local neighborhoods.  In recent years, local organizations and city, state, and town officials have worked with residents to replant close to 22,000... »

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Clark University Poll of Parents of Emerging Adults: College send-off can mean missing their BFFs

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013
Clark University Poll of Parents of Emerging Adults: College send-off can mean missing their BFFs

Forget those TV ads where parents gleefully anticipate “alone time” as they wave goodbye to their college-bound children. For most parents of emerging adults, back-to-school time means missing their best friends. The 2013 Clark University Poll of Parents of Emerging Adults  finds that parents and their emerging adults get along well, much better than... »

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Princeton Review recognizes Clark University in 2014 'Best Colleges'

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013
Princeton Review recognizes Clark University in 2014 'Best Colleges'

The Princeton Review has again recognized Clark University as one of the country's best institutions for undergraduate education. Clark is included in the education services company’s 2014 annual college guide, “The Best 378 Colleges,” released August 6. Only about 15 percent of America’s 2,500 four-year colleges, and four colleges outside the United States, are... »

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