Archive for September, 2013

Clark English professor co-authors book on interracial adoption

Monday, September 23rd, 2013
Clark English professor co-authors book on interracial adoption

Drawing from her experience adopting a child from another race, Clark University English Professor Fern L. Johnson has co-authored "The Interracial Adoption Option: Creating a Family Across Race" (Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2013), a book that provides insight into the many issues and situations white parents face when they embark on the journey of creating... »

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Clark University MBA program gains int'l ranking in sustainability

Monday, September 23rd, 2013
Clark University MBA program gains int'l ranking in sustainability

The Clark University Graduate School of Management (GSOM) MBA program is ranked 17th in the world in the Corporate Knights Global Green MBA Survey announced today (Sept. 23). The survey provides the definitive annual list examining how universities are faring at integrating sustainability into the academic experience. “We are very happy to receive this... »

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Oct. 3: Strassler Center offers first of year-long Truth in History series

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013
Oct. 3: Strassler Center offers first of year-long Truth in History series

Truth is frequently categorized as absolute – something is true or it is not. Personal writing is a tremendous source of “true” information about the past. When historians gain access to primary documents – diary, memoir, or letter – they get excited. Such documents provide a unique view into history. Even so, we see... »

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Global Scholars program welcomes new students to Clark community

Friday, September 13th, 2013
Global Scholars program welcomes new students to Clark community

Clark University President David Angel and his wife, Jocelyne Bauduy, were joined by several University staff and mentors as they formally welcomed 19 new Global Scholars to the Clark community during a reception on Sept. 3 at Harrington House. The new students, who hail from 14 different countries, shared introductions and mixed with Global Scholars... »

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Clark University professors lead discussion on war with Syria

Friday, September 13th, 2013
Clark University professors lead discussion on war with Syria

Five Clark University professors came together on Sept. 11 to present a timely panel discussion on the events unfolding in the Middle East, titled “The Coming War on Syria and the Implications for Peace and Stability in the Middle East,” sharing their unique scholarly perspectives and insights with a mostly-student audience that crowded the... »

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Clark University’s Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies announces fall events

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013
Clark University’s Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies announces fall events

Following is a list of events planned by Clark University’s Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies.  These events are free and open to the public.  For more information, call 508-793-8897. Lecture “A Gendered Aftermath: The Armenian Genocide and Its Women” Tuesday, Sept. 17 at 4 p.m. Rose Library, Cohen-Lasry House, 11 Hawthorne Street... »

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New LinkedIn feature connects thousands of Clarkies online

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013

The popular social media site LinkedIn has introduced a new feature that allows thousands of Clark alumni to connect online. LinkedIn University pulls data from individual profiles on the popular networking site and aggregates it onto a common page dedicated to a specific college or university. LinkedIn users who cite Clark University as their... »

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LEEP project stokes creative fires

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013
LEEP project stokes creative fires

There is no requirement for a Clark University student to become a LEEP (Liberal Education and Effective Practice) Project Pioneer. Since the launch of the Pioneer program last year, however, the number of students taking advantage of the opportunity to do this meaningful work and research beyond the classroom has more than doubled — from 46 to 108.... »

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U.S. News Best Colleges 2014 ranks Clark University in top 100; 29 in 'Great Schools at Great Prices'

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013
U.S. News Best Colleges 2014 ranks Clark University in top 100; 29 in 'Great Schools at Great Prices'

The U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges guide once again recognizes Clark University’s outstanding academics and financial value. The 2014 edition places Clark at No. 75 among National Universities and No. 29 on the list of Great Schools at Great Prices. “This latest acknowledgement is gratifying, and comes at a time of growing... »

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Pumped-up Bickman Fitness Center open for business

Monday, September 9th, 2013

You may already feel healthier just reading this: on September 10 at noon, the expanded Bickman Fitness Center opened its doors. The addition of 7,000 square feet to the fitness center meets the growing demand from students, faculty and staff for more health and wellness options, pumping up the opportunities for Clarkies to get,... »

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