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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…

Incoming Clark student receives Diller Foundation’s Tikkun Olam award for ‘repairing the world’

Maxine Harvey '18

A day before she begins classes at Clark University, a school where students are encouraged to “Challenge Convention” and “Change our World,” 18-year-old Maxine J. Harvey, of Methuen, will be recognized and rewarded for co-founding a project which embodies the values of tikkun olam, a central Jewish precept meaning “to repair the world.” Harvey is…

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…

Clark University Geography Ph.D. student receives selective Horowitz Foundation research grant

Clark University  doctoral student Alida A. Cantor is one of 16 scholars to receive grants for research in the social sciences from the Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy. Cantor’s outstanding dissertation proposal, “Dust Storms and Dying Lakes: Wastefulness, Beneficial Use, and Water Transfers in California,” additionally earned the Martinus Nijhoff Award, a special recognition for work on policy…