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Fiske Guide to Colleges includes Clark University in 2016 edition

Fiske 2016

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.…

Scholars at Risk network, which includes Clark, releases report citing global crisis

Free to Think SAR report

­­­Scholars at Risk today (June 23) released the first report of the SAR Academic Freedom Monitoring Project, Free to Think, at the Permanent Mission of Portugal to the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. Clark University became a member of the Scholars at Risk Network in 2011 and shares the network’s commitment to preventing attacks on higher education. As such, Clark calls…

Clark University student selected for Fulbright Summer Institute, expands research about Hadrian’s Wall

Clark University undergraduate Hannah Kogut will spend a month in the U.K. this summer studying history as a Fulbright Summer Institute program participant.

Clark University undergraduate Hannah Kogut, of Ellington, CT, has been selected as a Fulbright Summer Institute program participant and will spend four weeks at Durham University in the United Kingdom, studying British history and Hadrian’s Wall. Kogut soon will enter her junior year at Clark University, where she double-majors in history and screen studies. It was during…

Clark U. senior receives $10,000 from Davis Projects for Peace to empower Ghanaian schoolchildren

Last summer, Clark University’s Delight Gavor ’16, of Accra, Ghana, received funding and support from Clark’s LEEP initiative to implement a program she co-designed to help 36 truant youth discover and explore their talents in journalism, musical theatre, recycled art, and other areas, and apply those talents to solve problems in their community. This summer,…

Jeffrey Gillooly named Vice President of Advancement at Clark University

Jeffrey Gillooly is V.P. of Advancement at Clark University.

Clark University announces the appointment of Jeffrey H. Gillooly as Vice President for University Advancement. In collaboration with Clark’s senior leadership, Gillooly will lead fundraising efforts that will support the University’s academic and capital initiatives, deepen and broaden areas of engagement for alumni, families and friends, and further the culture of philanthropy across the University.…

Clark campus never a lonely summer place

Summer Clark

Caps and gowns are nowhere to be seen and the pace on Clark’s campus has slowed down a bit. Faculty and students come and go as they work on research and special projects, and administrators and staff people take on tasks and long-range planning they had put off during the busy academic semesters. And the…

Clark University students earn bylines in The Worcester Journal

Clark University students are aspiring psychologists, communication specialists, international developers, scientists, educators … and writers. For students whose passion is the written word, The Worcester Journal provides a public outlet for their prose. The online magazine, launched in the fall of 2014, gives promising new writers and photographers in Central Massachusetts and beyond an opportunity to…

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

Taner-Akcam award

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…