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Clark LEEP Fellow, art history professor help Worcester Art Museum prepare for Olmec Star God exhibit

Spak presented a poster about her LEEP Project at Fall Fest

Clark University senior Elisabeth “Zizi” Spak recently completed a project for the Worcester Art Museum (WAM), “Jeppson Idea Lab: Statuette of an Olmec Figure,” which was funded through Clark’s Liberal Education and Effective Practice (LEEP) initiative. Spak’s LEEP project was to help prepare an upcoming exhibit, The Jeppson Idea Lab: Olmec Incised Standing Figure, in…

Todd Livdahl’s Bermuda research has bite

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A whole lot of people would cheer any efforts to control the pesky mosquitoes that can turn any picnic into a swat fest. But for some countries, mosquito control is a matter of life and death. Biology professor Todd Livdahl has found that very scenario in Bermuda. While accompanying Clark biology students at the Bermuda…

Clark geographers’ new study projects melting of Antarctic ice shelves will intensify

Luke Trusel, postdoctoral scholar at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, stands near sea ice covered in melt ponds at McMurdo Station in Antarctica, in 2010. Trusel received a Ph.D. in geography at Clark University in 2014.

New research published today projects a doubling of surface melting of Antarctic ice shelves by 2050 and that by 2100 melting may surpass intensities associated with ice shelf collapse, if greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuel consumption continue at the present rate. Ice shelves are the floating extensions of the continent’s massive land-based ice sheets.…

Wallenberg Foundation lauds Akcam’s work on Armenian Genocide and ‘unsung heroes’

Clark University Professor Taner Akçam, Kaloosdian/Mugar Chair in Holocaust and Genocide Studies, meets with Republic of Armenia President Serzh Sargsyan, at a reception sponsored by the International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation, Sept. 30 in Washington, D.C.

Taner Akcam recognized at Congressional reception welcoming Armenia’s president Clark University Professor Taner Akçam, Kaloosdian/Mugar Chair in Holocaust and Genocide Studies, recently was lauded at a Congressional reception organized by the International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation (IRWF), where President of the Republic of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan presented the Wallenberg Medal to Robert Morgenthau, former U.S. Ambassador…

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…