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Clark University to hold 112th Commencement on Sunday, May 22

Esteemed social entrepreneur Catalina Escobar ’93 will speak at Clark’s Commencement, May 22. She is pictured here at the Juanfe Foundation in Colombia, which she created and directs.

Speaker is Colombian health care champion, globally recognized social entrepreneur and Clark alumna Catalina Escobar The 112th Clark University Commencement will be held on Sunday, May 22, on the Jefferson Academic Center Green. The procession from the Kneller Athletic Center will begin at noon, followed by a University-wide ceremony. This year’s commencement speaker is Catalina…

Third Culture Kids Conference: Redefining home, evolving identities in a global world

Joining forces at the Third Culture Kids/Global Nomads Conference (Feb 27) at Clark University are, from left, conference co-chairs Melina Toscani ’16 and Santiago Deambrosi ’17, and presenters Farah Weannara ’16, Michino Hisabayashi ’15, and Maisha McCormick ’13. (Photo: Fileona Dkhar ’17)

Navigating the being of being more than one particular thing. For Teja Arboleda ’85, keynote speaker of the annual Third Culture Kids/Global Nomads Conference held on Feb 27 at Clark University, these words described his own journey through multi-national, multiracial, multiethnic and multicultural identities. As one of several conference speakers, Arboleda presented a talk titled…

The Deregulatory Moment? Prof. Boatright edits ‘must read’ on campaign finance law

Robert Boatright, Clark University associate professor of political science

Robert G. Boatright, associate professor of political science at Clark University, is the editor of a collection of essays titled, “The Deregulatory Moment? A Comparative Perspective on Changing Campaign Finance Laws” (University of Michigan Press 2015). “The Deregulatory Moment?” has been called a “must read for anyone interested specifically in campaign spending, and more generally…

4 years since Leap Day ‘launch,’ Clark’s LEEP efforts making lasting influence on learning

LEEP slide

On Leap Day in 2012, Clark University celebrated the official launch of its pioneering model for higher education known as LEEP (Liberal Education and Effective Practice). Today, the first students to experience LEEP throughout their four years as “Clarkies” are preparing to graduate, making this February 29th seem an opportune time to share the progress, challenges…

Clark Model UN Team returns from Harvard Conference with awards in hand

The Clark Model U.N. participants

A delegation of 20 members of Clark University’s Model U.N. Team recently participated in the 62nd session of the Harvard National Model United Nations Conference (HNMUN 2016); several returned with awards for their performance in highly competitive committees. Doga Bilgin ’16 and Pingzhen Hu ’16 were awarded Outstanding Delegate in the Science and Technology Committee;…

Senator Warren to speak at Clark March 14

Sen. Elizabeth Warren will speak at Clark University March 14

Inaugural Gurel Symposium on Education: ‘Next Gen’ learning, urban education, also featuring panel of leading experts Senator Elizabeth Warren will speak at the Sixth Annual Lee Gurel ’48 Lecture at Clark University, part of the inaugural Gurel Symposium on Education, titled “NEXT GEN LEARNING:  Opportunities for urban education in the new federal law.” The free, public…

From Desert Storm to ISIS: Clark history professor’s book reveals shifting U.S. policies

Clark University history Professor Douglas Little

Clark University history Professor Douglas Little’s newest book, “Us versus Them: The United States, Radical Islam, and the Rise of the Green Threat,” examines the political and cultural conflicts that triggered America’s shift in attention from the “Red Threat” of communism to the “Green Threat” of radical Islam after 1989. “Us versus Them” (University of…

Feb. 26: Acclaimed writer/activist Naomi Klein to kick off Climate Change Teach-In

Award-winning journalist, author and climate activist Naomi Klein will speak at Clark University, Feb. 26,

Award-winning journalist, author and climate activist Naomi Klein will offer the keynote for the upcoming Climate Change Teach-In at Clark University, at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26, in Daniels Theater at Atwood Hall. The critically-acclaimed author of “This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs the Climate” will speak as part of the President’s Lecture Series at Clark.…

Feb. 18 at Clark: Former Trader Joe’s exec to give President’s Lecture on hunger and wasted food

Doug Rauch, founder and president of Daily Table

Social entrepreneur Doug Rauch will speak at Clark University at 4 p.m., on Thursday, February 18, in Razzo Hall in the Traina Center for the Arts, 92 Downing Street. Part of the President’s Lecture Series at Clark University, “A Social Entrepreneur’s Approach to Hunger and Wasted Food,” is free and open to the public. Rauch is founder and president of the Daily…