Archive for March, 2014

Clark University students learn lobbying how-to’s during Advocacy Day conference in Washington

Thursday, March 27th, 2014
Clark University students learn lobbying how-to’s during Advocacy Day conference in Washington

A group of Clark University students are back on campus after participating in Advocacy Day, a conference held by the Association of International Educators in Washington, D.C., from March 17-19. Associate Director of the Office of Intercultural Affairs Patricia Doherty and Associate Director of Study Abroad Programs Connie Whitehead Hanks, who accompanied the student... »

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Panera founder Ron Shaich ’76 to speak at commencement, May 18

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014
Panera founder Ron Shaich ’76 to speak at commencement, May 18

Clark University will hold its 110th Commencement on Sunday, May 18, on the Jefferson Academic Center Green. The processional will begin at noon followed by a University-wide ceremony. At approximately 1:30 p.m., graduate students and their guests will move to the Kneller Athletic Center for a graduate school commencement, while the undergraduate program will... »

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April 17 lecture to commemorate anniversary of Armenian Genocide

Friday, March 21st, 2014
April 17 lecture to commemorate anniversary of Armenian Genocide

Historian Taner Akçam delves into controversial memoir by Armenian soldier To mark the 99th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, Clark University’s Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies will present a lecture by Professor Taner Akçam. “On Truth and Memoirs: The Case of an Armenian Soldier in the Ottoman Army” will explore the subject... »

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Esteemed geoscientist, PBS host, to present Atwood Lecture March 20

Sunday, March 16th, 2014
Esteemed geoscientist, PBS host, to present Atwood Lecture March 20

Environmental expert Richard Alley will present “Learning while burning: an optimistic view of energy, environment, and our future,” the annual Wallace W. Atwood lecture at Clark University, at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 20, in Tilton Hall, second floor of the Higgins University Center, 950 Main St. * UPDATE: To watch a video of Richard... »

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Clark University MBA program in U.S. News 'Best Graduate Schools'

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014
Clark University MBA program in U.S. News 'Best Graduate Schools'

Clark University is recognized among the "Best Graduate Schools 2015" by U.S. News & World Report in its just-released annual guide. U.S. News surveyed 453 accredited master's programs in business. The Clark University Graduate School of Management MBA program appears at No. 114 of 282 schools recognized in the Best Part-Time MBA Programs category.... »

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Clark University research lends insight into sustainably managing urban ecosystems

Monday, March 10th, 2014
Clark University research lends insight into sustainably managing urban ecosystems

Among the most pressing global issues of the 21st century are the environmental challenges posed by urbanization and the differing ways people manage urban land. New research led by Clark University associate professor of geography Colin Polsky is aiding the scientific understanding of these practices and effects via a unique study of U.S. lawncare practices.... »

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Where Are the Men? Counselor Symposium to examine gender gap

Friday, March 7th, 2014
Where Are the Men? Counselor Symposium to examine gender gap

Dozens of college advisers and guidance counselors from around the country will convene with a panel of distinguished academics and professionals for the Third Annual Counselor Symposium at Clark University, titled “Where Are the Men?” The symposium, on Sunday March 23 and Monday March 24, will focus on the growing gender gap between young... »

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Kiplinger’s names Clark U. a top ten best value in New England colleges

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014
Kiplinger’s names Clark U. a top ten best value in New England colleges

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance has named Clark University one of the top ten best values in New England private colleges, in a ranking of 35 colleges and universities published in the magazine’s March issue. Clark is ranked at number 10 on the list. In December, Clark appeared at number 35 on Kiplinger’s annual ranking of... »

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'Art After Clark' exhibition showcases alumni creations

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
'Art After Clark' exhibition showcases alumni creations

The Clark University Visual and Performing Arts Department celebrated the artistic visions of 17 studio art alumni at a Feb.12 reception for the third “Art After Clark” exhibition, now on display through April 2 at the Traina Center for the Arts’ Schiltkamp Gallery. Represented media and techniques range from handmade journals and fabric sculpture... »

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