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Clark gets its close-up in McConaughey film

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Chuck Agosta could have anticipated many things when he chose to become a physics professor, from dealing with procrastinating students to vying for dwindling pools of grant money. But he never would have expected to be coaching a movie star on how to deliver his lines. On Sept. 5, Agosta, chair of the Clark University…

Clark U. welcomes nine tenure-track faculty

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Clark University welcomes new tenure-track faculty members for the 2014-2015 academic year. David Correll, Assistant Professor in the Graduate School of Management, graduated from Iowa State University with a Ph.D. in supply chain management and an M.S. in sustainable agriculture, as well as biorenewable fuels and technology. His research applies elements of operations research and ecology to…

Obesity, diabetes on the table at 2014 Family Impact Seminar

The Mosakowski Institute for Public Enterprise at Clark University made its annual visit to the Massachusetts State House on March 26 to apprise policymakers on the toll that obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease is taking on the state’s residents, particularly those within low-income and minority communities. “A Lot On Our Plate: Chronic Health Threats in…

Where Are the Men? Counselor Symposium to examine gender gap

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 men…

Clark University scientist challenges government on carbon capture and storage subsidies

  Jennie Stephens, associate professor of environmental science and policy at Clark University, has published an opinion piece recommending that the resources devoted to reducing carbon emissions be redirected to finding alternatives to fossil fuels. In the Dec. 20, 2013, piece, which was published in the prestigious international journal Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change and…

Clark University prof. publishes collection of essays about beauty

Beauty matters. It defines identity and causes controversy. A volume of essays about how beauty has done so over the course of the twentieth century—all across the world—has recently been released by Thomas Kuehne, Clark University professor of history and Strassler Family Chair in the Study of Holocaust History, and Hartmut Berghoff, director of the…

NASA-funded climate change study focus of meeting at Clark

  Christopher Williams, assistant professor of geography, welcomed a group of distinguished colleagues to a Nov. 22 project meeting at Clark University, where they continued to develop methods for more accurately measuring climate change. Williams and his fellow team members, whom he describes as “leaders in the field of remote sensing,” are in their third…