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Class of 2019 is Clark’s largest ever

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PLEASE NOTE: THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED AND CORRECTED Incoming class reflects 87 percent hike in applications over three years Clark University will welcome its largest class in history to the Worcester campus this fall. “Thanks to the efforts of the entire Clark campus community and the dedicated work of our Admissions staff, Clark is…

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 student wins 1st Place at national voice competition

Clark University student Jacqueline Savageau, of Holden, celebrates her First Place win at the 2015 National Voice Competition July 7. She’s joined by her voice instructor, mezzo-soprano Julie Krugman.

Talk about starting the summer on a high note! Clark University student Jacqueline Savageau recently won First Place at the 2015 National Voice Competition, hosted by the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) in Greensboro, N.C., July 7. ­­­After submitting a video audition to the New England Regional Competition in February, Savageau placed 1st…

Clark U. professor’s book examines effects of increased meat production, consumption

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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…

Esteemed alumnus D’Army Bailey has passed away

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To the Clark Community: With deep sadness, we share news of the death on Sunday of our friend and esteemed alumnus D’Army Bailey. Judge, civil rights activist—even actor—D’Army Bailey (’65/L.L.D. ’10/P ’00) was honored with the Distinguished Alumni Award at Reunion 2015, although he was not able to attend. “Judge D’Army Bailey was a great…

Computer science students programmed for success

New England Undergraduate Computing Symposium participants. Left to right: Jian Bin (Brandon) Guo, Anna Luiza Motta Gomes, Cyrus Fenderson, Trish Dao Le, Viktoria Grindle, Sarjan Shrestha

The 2014-2015 academic year saw Clark University computer science students make their debut at the annual Association for Computing Machinery International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC), described in their Fact Sheet as “the premiere global programming competition conducted by and for the world’s universities.” The four-decades-old event “fosters creativity, teamwork, and innovation in building new software…

AAC&U selects Clark U for leadership consortium to advance quality capstone experiences for students

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Clark University joined with academic leaders from eight colleges and universities who convened in Arlington, Virginia, to begin work on advancing the goals of the LEAP Challenge recently launched by the Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U). Announced June 30 as part of its Centennial Annual Meeting and marking the tenth year of AAC&U’s…

‘Smart Transit’ moving toward better access to healthcare

Moumita Dasgupta (MA ’12/Ph.D. ’15) is team leader for the Smart Transit to Healthcare project. She recently completed her doctoral research at Clark University in experimental physics.

* Federal grant supports project to streamline patient-to-provider transport * Missed medical appointments are an all-too-common problem for patients dependent on public transit, raising both healthcare risks and costs. Smart Transit to Healthcare, an innovative new approach toward accessibility, is being tested in Worcester. In June, the Smart Transit project received federal support through a…

Fiske Guide to Colleges includes Clark University in 2016 edition

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The Fiske Guide to Colleges, revised and updated for 2016, includes Clark University on its list of the “best and most interesting of the more than 2,200 four-year colleges in the United States.” The Fiske Guide covers a range of topics, including academic quality, student body, social life, financial aid, campus setting, housing, food, and extracurricular activities.…