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Prof. Taner Akçam receives ‘Heroes of Justice and Truth’ award during Armenian Genocide Centennial commemoration

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Clark University scholars long have been involved and outspoken about the Armenian Genocide. This spring in particular, as events of 1915 were commemorated and discussed at centenary events and among news media around the world, Clark voices and scholarship shed light on dark historical truths. Especially busy as a speaker, media source, and honoree was…

Reunion speaker: Millennials should be valued in the workplace

Lauren Rikleen '75 delivers the Reunion Dinner keynote address.

The millennial generation is lazy, entitled and disloyal. That all sounds pretty terrible if it’s true. But it’s not, Lauren Stiller Rikleen ’75 told an alumni audience at the May 15 Reunion Dinner in Tilton Hall. Rikleen, an author and nationally recognized expert on developing a multigenerational workforce, was the weekend’s keynote speaker, and she…

Clark breaks ground on Main Street building

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Clark University broke ground on its much-anticipated Alumni and Student Engagement Center on May 15, the cusp of Reunion and Commencement weekend. “If you’re going to be a good steward of your neighborhood, you have to take care of your front yard,” Clark University President David Angel told city leaders, community partners, and Clark alumni…

Steinbrecher fellows reconnect at alumni panel

Steve Steinbrecher '55 thanks Prof. Sharon Krefetz for her work with the Steinbrecher Fellowship Program.

They retraced the footsteps of Jack Kerouac, provided support to victims of human trafficking in Albania, and harvested the eggs from threespine stickleback fish. They learned how to reclaim scorched earth, and prowled the Paris catacombs to investigate the ways we approach death. And they did it all as undergraduates at Clark University. On May…

Clark University student researchers receive Marsh-Mosakowski NOAA Fellowships

The 2015 Marsh-Mosakowski NOAA Fellows were introduced at Clark University and also welcomed by some past NOAA Fellows, on April 28. Pictured, from left, are Julianne Murphy ’17, Mosakowski Institute Director Jim Gomes, Michino Hisabayshi ’15, Robert Johnston, director of the Marsh Institute; Vanessa Carrasco ’15, Daniela Reyes Saade ’17, Faye Harwell ’15, Saira Khan ’17, and Lucas Earl ’14. Missing from the photo is NOAA Fellow Katherine Landesman ’16, who was studying abroad at the time.

Three Clark University students have been named 2015 Marsh-Mosakowski NOAA Fellows and soon will embark on summer internships to conduct ecological research alongside esteemed scientists in Maryland and Hawaii. The George Perkins Marsh Institute and the Mosakowski Institute for Public Enterprise, in partnership with NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration), introduced the students during a luncheon/reception at the Mosakowski Institute,…

Reunion keynote speaker to address millennial generation in the workforce

Lauren Rikleen '75

Lauren Stiller Rikleen ’75, a nationally recognized expert on developing a thriving, diverse and multigenerational workforce, will be the keynote speaker at the May 15 Clark University Reunion Weekend Dinner in Tilton Hall. Rikleen’s talk is titled “Developing Millennials to Challenge Convention and Change our World.” As president of the Rikleen Institute for Strategic Leadership, Rikleen…