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Family Impact Seminar examines foster care, child protective services

Jim Gomes, director of the Mosakowski Institute for Public Enterprise, addresses the audience at the March 25 Family Impact Seminar.

The Mosakowski Institute for Public Enterprise at Clark University launched its Family Impact Seminars in 2010, bringing together researchers and legislators to address the effect of the recession on Massachusetts families. The seminars, planned and facilitated by FIS director Denise Hines, research associate professor of psychology at Clark, have explored a range of issues, from…

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…

Clark University, City of Worcester forge academic health partnership

The City of Worcester and Clark University announce the creation of an innovative Academic Health Department, the result of a partnership combining scholarship and practice to improve public health. The city’s Division of Public Health and the University’s Mosakowski Institute for Public Enterprise, together through the Academic Health Department, will harness a variety of relationships and, based upon consideration of local needs…

Marsh-Mosakowski NOAA Fellows to embark on summer research

The Mosakowski Institute for Public Enterprise and the George Perkins Marsh Institute, in partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, have announced their NOAA Fellows for 2013. Receiving fellowships for the summer are: Lucas Earl ’14, a geography major, will work on the project Land-based Influences on the Ecology of Coastal Freshwater and Marine…

Clark to celebrate 25th anniversary of ‘Earth Transformed,’ April 2

A quarter century ago, Clark University hosted a landmark international conference, “The Earth as Transformed by Human Action,” which highlighted international research tracing the effect of human activity on the global environment for the previous 300 years. Humanity continues to face fundamental questions explored at the conference about the fate of the biosphere and the capacity…

Clark economist Brown named Mosakowski Research Fellow

Clark President David Angel has named Professor of Economics John Brown as the first Jane and William Mosakowski Distinguished Faculty Research Fellow of Clark’s Mosakowski Institute for Public Enterprise. Brown is an economic historian affiliated with the Clark program in Urban Development and Social Change. He also serves as a research economist with the Program…

PEWS conference at Clark to focus on workers, global capitalism

♦ Wallerstein to give public keynote address, ‘Labor vs. Capital?’ ♦ Clark University will host the 36th annual Political Economy of the World System (PEWS) Conference, “Labor, Democracy and Global Capitalism” from Friday, April 20, through Sunday, April 22.  Thirty-five scholars from the United States and around the world will probe the nature of the world system of…