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Clark U. geographer awarded NSF grant to study impact of scale on place identity and governance in community land trusts

Deborah Martin, associate professor in the Graduate School of Geography at Clark University, Joseph Pierce (Florida State University) and James DeFilippis (Rutgers University), were recently awarded $175,000 by the National Science Foundation (NSF) for their four-year project titled “The scale of governance in the regulation of land: community land trusts in the Twin Cities.” Clark’s…

Millennials with kids? They’re loving it

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New Clark University Poll of Established Adults finds thirtysomething parents happy despite the strain A remarkable 86 percent of 25- to 39-year-olds with children say “more joy” is a consequence of being a parent, according to the new Clark University Poll of Established Adults. Clark University, the nation’s leading institution tracking the development of Emerging Adults…

Clark gets its close-up in McConaughey film

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Chuck Agosta could have anticipated many things when he chose to become a physics professor, from dealing with procrastinating students to vying for dwindling pools of grant money. But he never would have expected to be coaching a movie star on how to deliver his lines. On Sept. 5, Agosta, chair of the Clark University…

Clark U. welcomes nine tenure-track faculty

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Clark University welcomes new tenure-track faculty members for the 2014-2015 academic year. David Correll, Assistant Professor in the Graduate School of Management, graduated from Iowa State University with a Ph.D. in supply chain management and an M.S. in sustainable agriculture, as well as biorenewable fuels and technology. His research applies elements of operations research and ecology to…

New Clark Poll finds millennials grown up, getting by, and OK about turning 30

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The often criticized “Me Generation” could be turning into the “We Generation” Clark University, the nation’s leading institution tracking the development of Emerging Adults (18-29 year olds), released its first poll of Established Adults (25-39 year olds), which shows a generation whose lives are deeply connected to children, parents, friends and co-workers – bonds strengthened…

Clark University biology professor receives NSF grant to study lizard limb re-evolution

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Philip Bergmann, assistant professor in the Department of Biology at Clark University, has been awarded a $153,155 grant from the National Science Foundation for his three-year project “Developmental and functional mechanisms of complex trait re-evolution: limb loss and gain in skink lizards.” “This grant is a wonderful opportunity to address some fundamental questions in evolutionary…

New report finds LGB parents and their children faring well despite heterosexism

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A new report co-authored by Clark University associate professor of psychology Abbie E. Goldberg  finds that lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) parents and their children are functioning quite well despite confronting heterosexism in a variety of social contexts, including healthcare, legal and school systems. Co-written with Williams Institute scholars Nanette K. Gartrell and Gary Gates,…

John Templeton Foundation awards $1.45M to Clark University

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Grant supports research on how college experiences can give direction to youths’ lives   Clark University has been awarded a $1.45 million grant from the John Templeton Foundation to study how universities around the world can help students find a strong sense of purpose. Seana Moran, Clark research assistant professor of psychology, is the principal investigator…