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Ben Bagdikian ’41 championed the public’s right to know

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Ben Bagdikian ’41, who died March 11 at the age of 96, enjoyed a storied career in journalism. He won the Pulitzer Prize, reported on prisons, poverty and civil rights, and defied the federal government by helping publish the Pentagon Papers, thus securing one of history’s greatest victories for freedom of the press. Later he…

Clark University leads the way on Innovation Schools partnership

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A unique group of schools in the Main South neighborhood, in close partnership with Clark University, is drawing attention for its laser-sharp focus on student needs. The Innovation Schools neighborhood partnership, the first such cluster in Massachusetts, offers a new approach that allows schools to operate with both more freedom and personalization. “This is a…

Clark grads come home for film screening

(L. to r.) Daniela Barbosa ’00, Professor Gino DiIorio ’83, Dan Zisson ’95, Professor Raymond Munro and Professor Steve DiRado at last week’s screening of “Home.”

Jefferson 320 hosted Clarkies from across the decades for the Jan. 26 showing of the film “Home,” with Executive Producer Dan Zisson ’95 and Producer Daniela Barbosa ’00 on hand to describe the process of bringing the story to the screen. “Home” details a young man’s struggle with mental illness and the personal obstacles he…

Clark University alumnus receives AACSB Influential Leader Award

Lawrence Landry earned his BS/BA in management in 1971 and an MBA in 1975 from Clark University.

Lawrence Landry of Masterpiece Living honored among alumni from AACSB-accredited schools who are making an impact in the world through their business acumen, leadership, or entrepreneurial success AACSB International (AACSB), the global accrediting body and membership association for business schools, today (Sept. 22) revealed that Clark University trustee and alumnus Lawrence Landry has been recognized as…

Esteemed alumnus D’Army Bailey has passed away

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To the Clark Community: With deep sadness, we share news of the death on Sunday of our friend and esteemed alumnus D’Army Bailey. Judge, civil rights activist—even actor—D’Army Bailey (’65/L.L.D. ’10/P ’00) was honored with the Distinguished Alumni Award at Reunion 2015, although he was not able to attend. “Judge D’Army Bailey was a great…

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…

Reunion keynote speaker to address millennial generation in the workforce

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Lauren Stiller Rikleen ’75, a nationally recognized expert on developing a thriving, diverse and multigenerational workforce, will be the keynote speaker at the May 15 Clark University Reunion Weekend Dinner in Tilton Hall. Rikleen’s talk is titled “Developing Millennials to Challenge Convention and Change our World.” As president of the Rikleen Institute for Strategic Leadership, Rikleen…