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

Clark University associate professor of psychology Abbie Goldberg

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

Seana Moran, Clark University research assistant professor of psychology

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…

Clark University biologist’s new research probes ‘gray area’ in science of fungal wood decay

Discoveries by a team of fungal researchers, led by the U.S. Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute (DOE JGI and Clark University Professor of biology David S. Hibbett, were released today (June 23) in the online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The paper, titled “Extensive sampling of basidiomycete genomes demonstrates…

Two Clark political science professors are Fulbright Scholars

Two professors in the Political Science Department at Clark University will spend time abroad beginning in the fall of this academic year, each to conduct research and teach courses as Fulbright Scholars, a program of the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Professor Mark C. Miller will hold the Bicentennial Fulbright…

Prof. Wendy Grolnick earns prestigious APA fellowship

Clark University professor of psychology Wendy Grolnick has been named the 2014-2015 Executive Branch Science Fellow by the American Psychological Association (APA). Through a partnership between the APA and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), she will also be a member of the incoming AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellows during that…

Clark U. research: Conflict with communities a big cost to business

A new study has uncovered the true scale of the costs companies incur when they come into conflict with local communities. Co-authored by Anthony Bebbington, the Higgins Professor of Environment and Society and Director of the Clark University Graduate School of Geography, the study contends that understanding the relationships between environmental, social, and business risk might…

Clark students demonstrate physics at Cambridge Science Festival

Five Clark undergraduates— Xiying Huang ’16, Ruoyang Lin ’16, Andrew Masley ’14, David Scheff ’15 and Zhuoming (Colin) Tan ’16—took part in The 8th Annual Cambridge Science Festival at the Cambridge Public Library on Saturday, April 19. The Clark students presented several hands-on demonstrations that made learning the laws of physics accessible and fun.  The…