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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... »

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... »

Clark University students learn lobbying how-to’s during Advocacy Day conference in Washington

By Jane Salerno

A group of Clark University students are back on campus after participating in Advocacy Day, a conference held by the Association of International Educators in Washington, D.C., from March 17-19. Associate Director of the Office of Intercultural Affairs Patricia Doherty and Associate Director of Study Abroad Programs Connie Whitehead Hanks, who accompanied the student... »

Panera founder Ron Shaich ’76 to speak at commencement, May 18

By Jane Salerno

Clark University will hold its 110th Commencement on Sunday, May 18, on the Jefferson Academic Center Green. The processional will begin at noon followed by a University-wide ceremony. At approximately 1:30 p.m., graduate students and their guests will move to the Kneller Athletic Center for a graduate school commencement, while the undergraduate program will... »

April 17 lecture to commemorate anniversary of Armenian Genocide

By Jane Salerno

Historian Taner Akçam delves into controversial memoir by Armenian soldier To mark the 99th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, Clark University’s Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies will present a lecture by Professor Taner Akçam. “On Truth and Memoirs: The Case of an Armenian Soldier in the Ottoman Army” will explore the subject... »

Esteemed geoscientist, PBS host, to present Atwood Lecture March 20

By Jane Salerno

Environmental expert Richard Alley will present “Learning while burning: an optimistic view of energy, environment, and our future,” the annual Wallace W. Atwood lecture at Clark University, at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 20, in Tilton Hall, second floor of the Higgins University Center, 950 Main St. * UPDATE: To watch a video of Richard... »

Clark University MBA program in U.S. News 'Best Graduate Schools'

By Jane Salerno

Clark University is recognized among the "Best Graduate Schools 2015" by U.S. News & World Report in its just-released annual guide. U.S. News surveyed 453 accredited master's programs in business. The Clark University Graduate School of Management MBA program appears at No. 114 of 282 schools recognized in the Best Part-Time MBA Programs category.... »

Clark University research lends insight into sustainably managing urban ecosystems

By Jane Salerno

Among the most pressing global issues of the 21st century are the environmental challenges posed by urbanization and the differing ways people manage urban land. New research led by Clark University associate professor of geography Colin Polsky is aiding the scientific understanding of these practices and effects via a unique study of U.S. lawncare practices.... »

Where Are the Men? Counselor Symposium to examine gender gap

By Jane Salerno

Dozens of college advisers and guidance counselors from around the country will convene with a panel of distinguished academics and professionals for the Third Annual Counselor Symposium at Clark University, titled “Where Are the Men?” The symposium, on Sunday March 23 and Monday March 24, will focus on the growing gender gap between young... »