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Kappel, Allen advance the Clark mission

Jonathan Kappel '81, director of campaign advancement

Clark University has opened a new chapter in both fundraising and alumni relations with the hiring of Jonathan Kappel ’81 as director of campaign advancement and Lindsay Allen as director of alumni and friends engagement. “I’m absolutely delighted that Lindsay and Jonathan have taken on these key roles on Clark’s advancement team,” says Ed Ottensmeyer,…

Clark U professor emerita honored with 2015 AAG Award for Creativity in Geography

Susan Hanson, Distinguished University Professor Emerita, former Director of the Graduate School of Geography at Clark University

Susan Hanson, Distinguished University Professor Emerita, former Director of the Graduate School of Geography at Clark University, and member of the National Academy of Sciences has been awarded the Association of American Geographers 2015 AAG Stanley Brunn Award for Creativity in Geography for her intellectual breakthroughs in geography. The AAG recognizes Hanson for scholarship that…

Gurel lecturer: Prepare students for life in a digital world

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The word “literacy” traditionally has meant knowing how to read the printed word. That definition is so last century. Today, literacy also means having the ability to make a video, navigate online search engines, or produce a podcast. As information technology evolves from the printing press to the farthest reaches of the virtual universe, the…

Refugee Testimonies Workshop at Clark: Teaching techniques, value of ‘witnessing’

Participants in the IDCE workshop “Witnessing: Taking testimonies and constructing refugee narratives” (Sept. 19-21) gather in the Rose Library at the Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Clark University. Leading the workshop are Leora Kahn and Anita Häusermann Fábos.

“Not since the end of the Second World War have there been so many refugees, displaced people and asylum seekers,” said Ban Ki-moon in his speech at the recent opening the 69th UN General Assembly. At a three-day workshop at Clark University, participants explored ways of drawing out, preserving and sharing refugee narratives. The International Development, Community…