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Clark University Prof. Bebbington elected to esteemed American Academy of Arts and Sciences

By Jane Salerno

Some of the world's most accomplished leaders from academia, business, public affairs, the humanities, and the arts have been elected members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Among those elected this year is Anthony Bebbington, Director of the Graduate School of Geography and Milton P. and Alice C. Higgins Professor of Environment and Society... »

Clark U. profiled in Princeton Review 2014 ‘green colleges’ guide

By Melissa Lynch

Clark University is one of the 332 most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S. and Canada, according to The Princeton Review. The University is included in the education services company’s just-released “The Princeton Review's Guide to 332 Green Colleges.” Published April 17, a few days before the April 22 celebration of Earth Day, the... »

Obesity, diabetes on the table at 2014 Family Impact Seminar

By Melissa Lynch

The Mosakowski Institute for Public Enterprise at Clark University made its annual visit to the Massachusetts State House on March 26 to apprise policymakers on the toll that obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease is taking on the state’s residents, particularly those within low-income and minority communities. “A Lot On Our Plate: Chronic Health Threats... »

With a patent in the offing, Clark University math/computer science student is set to join Amazon

By Anne Gibson

On Feb. 28, Natalia Sternberg, chair of the Mathematics and Computer Science Department, received an email that delivered the sort of student feedback that gladdens any teacher's heart: "Hi Professor Sternberg, I just wanted to share some good news with you. Amazon emailed me and they said there is a possibility that I might be... »

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... »