Computer science students programmed for success

New England Undergraduate Computing Symposium participants. Left to right: Jian Bin (Brandon) Guo, Anna Luiza Motta Gomes, Cyrus Fenderson, Trish Dao Le, Viktoria Grindle, Sarjan Shrestha

The 2014-2015 academic year saw Clark University computer science students make their debut at the annual Association for Computing Machinery International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC), described in their Fact Sheet as “the premiere global programming competition conducted by and for the world’s universities.” The four-decades-old event “fosters creativity, teamwork, and innovation in building new software…

AAC&U selects Clark U for leadership consortium to advance quality capstone experiences for students

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Clark University joined with academic leaders from eight colleges and universities who convened in Arlington, Virginia, to begin work on advancing the goals of the LEAP Challenge recently launched by the Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U). Announced June 30 as part of its Centennial Annual Meeting and marking the tenth year of AAC&U’s…

‘Smart Transit’ moving toward better access to healthcare

Moumita Dasgupta (MA ’12/Ph.D. ’15) is team leader for the Smart Transit to Healthcare project. She recently completed her doctoral research at Clark University in experimental physics.

* Federal grant supports project to streamline patient-to-provider transport * Missed medical appointments are an all-too-common problem for patients dependent on public transit, raising both healthcare risks and costs. Smart Transit to Healthcare, an innovative new approach toward accessibility, is being tested in Worcester. In June, the Smart Transit project received federal support through a…

Fiske Guide to Colleges includes Clark University in 2016 edition

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The Fiske Guide to Colleges, revised and updated for 2016, includes Clark University on its list of the “best and most interesting of the more than 2,200 four-year colleges in the United States.” The Fiske Guide covers a range of topics, including academic quality, student body, social life, financial aid, campus setting, housing, food, and extracurricular activities.…

Clark U. grad receives Fulbright, heads to Taiwan to teach English

Sara B. Goldstein, of Yardley, Pennsylvania, a recent graduate of Clark University, has received a 2015-2016 Fulbright U.S. Student Award to Taiwan.

Sara B. Goldstein B.A. ’14/M.A. ’15 has received a 2015-2016 Fulbright U.S. Student Award to Taiwan. Goldstein will participate in the English Teaching Assistant (ETA) Program, a program that places recent college graduates and young professionals as English teaching assistants in primary and secondary schools or universities overseas. Goldstein will represent the U.S. as a cultural…

Scholars at Risk network, which includes Clark, releases report citing global crisis

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­­­Scholars at Risk today (June 23) released the first report of the SAR Academic Freedom Monitoring Project, Free to Think, at the Permanent Mission of Portugal to the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. Clark University became a member of the Scholars at Risk Network in 2011 and shares the network’s commitment to preventing attacks on higher education. As such, Clark calls…