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Clark psychology researcher receives $100K from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Nicole Overstreet, assistant professor
of psychology at Clark University

 Grant will support Nicole M. Overstreet, Ph.D., in examining the needs of those affected by intimate partner violence The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), the nation’s leading philanthropy in health and health care, has awarded Nicole M. Overstreet, assistant professor of psychology at Clark University, a 24-month grant through the New Connections program. Overstreet is…

Clark University geography alumna receives Esri Special Achievement in GIS Award

Esri President Jack Dangermond presented Clark University alumna Safaa Karaki Aldwaik (MA '07, MA '10, Ph.D. '12) with the SAG Award at Esri User Conference in San Diego, July 22. Pictured are Aldwaik, her daughter Samia, Dangermond and Eng. Alaa Abu Ein, Deputy Mayor of Ramallah.

Clark University Graduate School of Geography alumna Safaa Karaki Aldwaik received the Esri Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) Award for her  geographic information systems work with the City of Ramallah, Palestine. She received her award from Esri President Jack Dangermond during the Esri User Conference 2015 in San Diego, July 22. Aldwaik is the Director of Geographic…

Clark University appoints leading development expert to head IDCE

Edward Carr, director of the International Development, Community and Environment Department at Clark University.

Clark University has appointed Professor Edward R. Carr as director of its Department of International Development, Community and Environment (IDCE). Professor Carr comes to Clark from the Department of Geography at the University of South Carolina, where he served as the associate director of the Walker Institute for International and Area Studies and director of the…

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…

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…