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Millennials with kids? They’re loving it

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New Clark University Poll of Established Adults finds thirtysomething parents happy despite the strain A remarkable 86 percent of 25- to 39-year-olds with children say “more joy” is a consequence of being a parent, according to the new Clark University Poll of Established Adults. Clark University, the nation’s leading institution tracking the development of Emerging Adults…

Community Thrift Store reopens in grand style to ‘Save, Grow, and Give. Together.’

Clark University President David Angel speaks before a ribbon-cutting event at the Clark Community Thrift store, Sept. 5.

A core of dedicated and passionate Clark students, with the enthusiastic support of the Clark administration and mentors, reopened the Clark Community Thrift Store in a new location and with a renewed mission: “Save, Grow, and Give. Together.” The not-for-profit, student-founded and student-run business serving the Clark and Worcester communities held a grand re-opening on Sept.…

Writer, environmental activist to speak at Clark for public dialogue on climate change

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The Higgins School of Humanities at Clark University will kick off its popular dialogue symposium series with a talk by award-winning writer and environmental activist Rebecca Solnit, titled “Stories for Hot Weather: In Between Impossible and Easy, Between Despair and Denial.” Her talk will begin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18 in Room 320of the Jefferson Academic…

Sept. 11: Best-selling author Bohjalian at Clark to discuss ‘Narrating Genocide’

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Best-selling author Chris Bohjalian and scholar/expert Khatchig Mouradian will present “Narrating Genocide,” a public discussion beginning at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 11, at the Higgins Lounge in Dana Commons at Clark University. Organized by the Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies and co-sponsored by the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR), the event…

New Clark Poll finds millennials grown up, getting by, and OK about turning 30

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The often criticized “Me Generation” could be turning into the “We Generation” Clark University, the nation’s leading institution tracking the development of Emerging Adults (18-29 year olds), released its first poll of Established Adults (25-39 year olds), which shows a generation whose lives are deeply connected to children, parents, friends and co-workers – bonds strengthened…

Student researchers present key findings on beetle infestation’s impact on Worcester’s environment, policies and people

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“Prior to the infestation, our neighborhood was an area of beautiful tree lined streets. Shade was abundant and the neighborhood looked lovely. Now our area is barren and depressing.” This is one Worcester resident’s response to a survey question posed by student researchers at Clark University, who, for the past three years, have examined the…

Clark ranks high on Forbes list of most entrepreneurial universities

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Anyone who knows Clark University knows that creativity, imagination and innovation are part of a Clarkie’s DNA. From entertainment to organic farming, from consulting to personal coaching, Clark alumni are making their marks as successful entrepreneurs. Forbes magazine has taken note, ranking Clark at No. 13 on its just-released list of the nation’s most entrepreneurial…