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John Templeton Foundation awards $1.45M to Clark University

By Jane Salerno

Grant supports research on how college experiences can give direction to youths’ lives   Clark University has been awarded a $1.45 million grant from the John Templeton Foundation to study how universities around the world can help students find a strong sense of purpose. Seana Moran, Clark research assistant professor of psychology, is the principal... »

Gurel APA-Clark University Workshop for High School Teachers celebrates 10 years

By Angela Bazydlo

In the past decade, more than 200 high school teachers from around the country have traveled to Clark during the summer to attend the annual Lee Gurel American Psychological Association-Clark University Workshop for High School Teachers.  This year, participants left the workshop with new contacts, textbooks and posters, and some took with them something a... »

Clark University named a top service-oriented school for return on tuition investment

By Melissa Lynch

Clark University has been ranked a top service-oriented college with an excellent return on investment by Best Value Schools, a free guide to value in higher education. Clark is ranked 22nd on the list of Top 25 Universities for Nonprofit and Community Service Ranked by Return, developed as a resource for service-minded individuals to find... »

Clark University biologist’s new research probes ‘gray area’ in science of fungal wood decay

By Jane Salerno

Discoveries by a team of fungal researchers, led by the U.S. Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute (DOE JGI and Clark University Professor of biology David S. Hibbett, were released today (June 23) in the online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The paper, titled “Extensive sampling of basidiomycete genomes... »

Two Clark political science professors are Fulbright Scholars

By Jane Salerno

Two professors in the Political Science Department at Clark University will spend time abroad beginning in the fall of this academic year, each to conduct research and teach courses as Fulbright Scholars, a program of the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Professor Mark C. Miller will hold the Bicentennial... »

Clark University Geography Ph.D. student receives selective Horowitz Foundation research grant

By Jane Salerno

Clark University  doctoral student Alida A. Cantor is one of 16 scholars to receive grants for research in the social sciences from the Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy. Cantor’s outstanding dissertation proposal, “Dust Storms and Dying Lakes: Wastefulness, Beneficial Use, and Water Transfers in California,” additionally earned the Martinus Nijhoff Award, a special recognition for work on... »

Clark University graduate named to All Star Model UN Team

By Jane Salerno

Clark University graduate Yohan D. Senerath ’14 has been named to the select roster of the 2013-2014 North American College All Star Model UN Team. The list of best delegates in the Model UN College Circuit in the United States and Canada is published by Bestdelegate.com, the premier organization in charge of advocating for Model... »

Panera founder Ron Shaich ’76 tells Clark University graduates, ‘Do the work that matters’

By Jane Salerno

Clark University held its 110th Commencement on Sunday, May 18, awarding 511 bachelor’s degrees, 442 master’s, and 16 doctoral degrees. Students representing more than 80 countries began the traditional processional at noon, moving down a flag-lined pathway to their places under a tent on the campus green. Ron Shaich ’76, founder, chairman of the... »

Clark University Prof. Huang honored as Outstanding Teacher

By Jane Salerno

At Clark University’s annual Senior Brunch (May 14), where faculty and staff serve a hearty breakfast and present awards to soon-to-be graduates, Betsy Huang, associate professor of English and Chief Officer of Diversity and Inclusion, was honored by her students with the Outstanding Teacher Award. “We have a lot of outstanding teachers here at... »

Claremont Academy awarded state Innovation Schools Fellowship

By Jane Salerno

In partnership with Clark University, city high school will focus on college readiness Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick presented an Innovation Schools Fellowship grant to the Claremont Academy, a high school at 15 Claremont Street in Worcester, on May 9. Principal Ricci Hall ('97, M.A.Ed. '98) led Patrick, Secretary of Education Matthew Malone, and several... »