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Clark University Ph.D. student economist selected for prestigious Young African Scholars Program

By Jane Salerno

Clark Universityeconomics researcher and Ph.D. student Gbetonmasse B. Somasse has been selected by the International Economic Association to present a recent paper at the Young African Scholars Program. Somasse’s research is built on his insights about the problems faced by African countries during the development process – especially the role played by education. He will... »

Trish Cronin named director of athletics at Clark University

By Melissa Lynch

Clark University President David Angel announced that Patricia H. (Trish) Cronin has been named Director of Athletics and Recreation at Clark University. Cronin served as interim director of Athletics and Recreation for the past eight months while the University conducted a highly competitive national search to fill the position. Read more... Read the Worcester Telegram story »

Clark University application numbers hit record high

By Melissa Lynch

A record 7,291 students applied to become members of Clark University’s Class of 2018, representing a 31 percent increase over last year’s numbers and an astounding 70 percent rise over two years. The Office of Admissions called in all hands — and some pinch hitters -- to handle the massive workload, spending  long days,... »

April 21: ‘Live Long, Die Short’ author to speak at Clark University about successful aging

By Jane Salerno

Former Air Force flight surgeon, dynamic speaker, and author of “Live Long, Die Short: A Guide for Aging Successfully,” Dr. Roger Landry will address one of the fundamental social and public policy issues of our time, in a public lecture titled “The Imperative of Successful Aging: Implications for Policy,” beginning at 4 p.m. Monday,... »

Clark University geography program earns prestigious Sussman Foundation support for Ph.D. student researchers

By Jane Salerno

The Clark University Graduate School of Geography has been selected to join a prestigious group of institutions that receive funding from the Edna Bailey Sussman Foundation for U.S.-based environmental science Ph.D. student research. Over the last several years, the Edna Bailey Sussman Foundation has supported students enrolled in a select number of graduate degree... »

Adam Institute hosts Urban Teacher Educator Conference

By Melissa Lynch

Clark University’s Adam Institute for Urban Teaching and School Practice hosted the seventh annual meeting of the Urban Teacher Education Consortium, March 5-7. In attendance were more than 50 participants from colleges and universities from the Northeast, Midwest and California. The consortium was coordinated by the Adam Institute, the University of Chicago Urban Teacher... »

Chaison’s book explores the impact of globalization on unions

By Anne Gibson

Will the rise of the global economy be the death of unions and collective bargaining? How can unions safeguard employee wages, benefits and workplace conditions when companies can hire workers in countries where they have no bargaining power or legal protection? Can unions deal with globalization by using their traditional approaches to representing workers,... »

Clark University students learn lobbying how-to’s during Advocacy Day conference in Washington

By Jane Salerno

A group of Clark University students are back on campus after participating in Advocacy Day, a conference held by the Association of International Educators in Washington, D.C., from March 17-19. Associate Director of the Office of Intercultural Affairs Patricia Doherty and Associate Director of Study Abroad Programs Connie Whitehead Hanks, who accompanied the student... »

Panera founder Ron Shaich ’76 to speak at commencement, May 18

By Jane Salerno

Clark University will hold its 110th Commencement on Sunday, May 18, on the Jefferson Academic Center Green. The processional will begin at noon followed by a University-wide ceremony. At approximately 1:30 p.m., graduate students and their guests will move to the Kneller Athletic Center for a graduate school commencement, while the undergraduate program will... »

April 17 lecture to commemorate anniversary of Armenian Genocide

By Jane Salerno

Historian Taner Akçam delves into controversial memoir by Armenian soldier To mark the 99th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, Clark University’s Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies will present a lecture by Professor Taner Akçam. “On Truth and Memoirs: The Case of an Armenian Soldier in the Ottoman Army” will explore the subject... »