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Clark U. professor’s book examines effects of increased meat production, consumption

Political Ecologies Meat, Emel

Livestock production worldwide is increasing rapidly, but there are many concerns about the sustainability of increased meat production and consumption. “Political Ecologies of Meat” (Routledge, 2015), co-edited by Clark University Professor of Geography Jody Emel, examines these issues from various perspectives, including human health, animal welfare, climate change and environmental pollution. The book’s essays explore…

Youth Summit at Clark explores race, class, education and identity; draws h.s. students from across state

Nastasia Lawton-Sticklor, research scientist at the Jacob Hiatt Center for Urban Education at Clark University, holds up a Youth Summit T-shirt. All of the student participants received a shirt.

More than 100 high school students from across Massachusetts attended the second   annual Youth Summit on Race, Class and Education, organized by the Jacob Hiatt Center for Urban Education at Clark University, April 9. Students from high schools in Amherst, Cambridge, Framingham, Springfield, and Worcester gathered in Tilton Hall for a daylong program focusing on…

Clark University making composting commonplace around campus

Clark University Composts sticker

Clark University is making great strides toward reducing its environmental footprint by installing composting bins around campus, most recent in the Academic Commons at Goddard Library. This high-traffic campus location was previously equipped with recycling stations for plastic, metal, glass, paper, styrofoam, batteries and cardboard; however, Clark’s sustainability experts knew there was room for improvement.…

Clark’s Mock Trial Team honored for outstanding performance in N.H.; advances to nationals in Washington, D.C.

The Mock Trial teams pose with their awards.

The Clark University Mock Trial team was awarded an automatic bid to the American Mock Trial Association National Tournament in Washington, D.C., in March, as a result of their outstanding performance at the 2015 Manchester, New Hampshire Regional Tournament at St. Anselm College. The team earned a trophy for Outstanding Trial Team, and finished fourth among…