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A reality show that’s actually real

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Award-winning Clark professor helps city students tell their stories through film What are the stories in people’s lives that are not being told? And what stories are being misrepresented in the media? Eric DeMeulenaere, assistant professor of urban schooling in the Clark University Education Department, posed these questions to a group of Worcester public high…

Hard choices in the nonprofit world

Clark University Professor Rosalie Torres Stone (with microphone) and students Donovan Snyder ’17 and Jiawei Mao ’15 presented Dr. Matilde Castiel, with a check for $10,000 to aid with the work at Hector Reyes House.

For Jessica Horton ’17, the straightforward course title, Community and Health: Nonprofit Grantmaking, hardly hinted at the immersive experience to come. Throughout the fall semester, Horton and her classmates researched, wrote and pitched grant proposals on behalf of several Worcester nonprofit health organizations that address health and social disparities among underserved populations. But the most…

Clark psychology researcher receives $100K from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Nicole Overstreet, assistant professor
of psychology at Clark University

 Grant will support Nicole M. Overstreet, Ph.D., in examining the needs of those affected by intimate partner violence The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), the nation’s leading philanthropy in health and health care, has awarded Nicole M. Overstreet, assistant professor of psychology at Clark University, a 24-month grant through the New Connections program. Overstreet is…

Clark University appoints leading development expert to head IDCE

Edward Carr, director of the International Development, Community and Environment Department at Clark University.

Clark University has appointed Professor Edward R. Carr as director of its Department of International Development, Community and Environment (IDCE). Professor Carr comes to Clark from the Department of Geography at the University of South Carolina, where he served as the associate director of the Walker Institute for International and Area Studies and director of the…

Vision beyond the vigil: Clark University community works toward Nepal recovery

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Clark’s strong ties, student/faculty leadership, humanitarian aid expertise combine for lasting, meaningful support Months have passed since an earthquake and aftershocks claimed the lives of thousands in the small Himalayan nation of Nepal. As the country struggles toward recovery, many members of the Clark University community are continuing with relief efforts, drawing on deep connections…

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…