Clark campus never a lonely summer place

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Caps and gowns are nowhere to be seen and the pace on Clark’s campus has slowed down a bit. Faculty and students come and go as they work on research and special projects, and administrators and staff people take on tasks and long-range planning they had put off during the busy academic semesters. And the…

Clark University students earn bylines in The Worcester Journal

Clark University students are aspiring psychologists, communication specialists, international developers, scientists, educators … and writers. For students whose passion is the written word, The Worcester Journal provides a public outlet for their prose. The online magazine, launched in the fall of 2014, gives promising new writers and photographers in Central Massachusetts and beyond an opportunity to…

Prof. Taner Akçam receives ‘Heroes of Justice and Truth’ award during Armenian Genocide Centennial commemoration

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Clark University scholars long have been involved and outspoken about the Armenian Genocide. This spring in particular, as events of 1915 were commemorated and discussed at centenary events and among news media around the world, Clark voices and scholarship shed light on dark historical truths. Especially busy as a speaker, media source, and honoree was…

Reunion speaker: Millennials should be valued in the workplace

Lauren Rikleen '75 delivers the Reunion Dinner keynote address.

The millennial generation is lazy, entitled and disloyal. That all sounds pretty terrible if it’s true. But it’s not, Lauren Stiller Rikleen ’75 told an alumni audience at the May 15 Reunion Dinner in Tilton Hall. Rikleen, an author and nationally recognized expert on developing a multigenerational workforce, was the weekend’s keynote speaker, and she…

Clark breaks ground on Main Street building

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Clark University broke ground on its much-anticipated Alumni and Student Engagement Center on May 15, the cusp of Reunion and Commencement weekend. “If you’re going to be a good steward of your neighborhood, you have to take care of your front yard,” Clark University President David Angel told city leaders, community partners, and Clark alumni…

Steinbrecher fellows reconnect at alumni panel

Steve Steinbrecher '55 thanks Prof. Sharon Krefetz for her work with the Steinbrecher Fellowship Program.

They retraced the footsteps of Jack Kerouac, provided support to victims of human trafficking in Albania, and harvested the eggs from threespine stickleback fish. They learned how to reclaim scorched earth, and prowled the Paris catacombs to investigate the ways we approach death. And they did it all as undergraduates at Clark University. On May…