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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…

Speaker advises how to turn the tide on Boston flooding

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In old science fiction movies, invading aliens would warn the human race: “Resistance is futile.” For coastal cities facing their own invading force — rising sea levels — resistance may indeed be futile, but resilience and creativity could be the keys not only to surviving, but thriving. That was the takeaway message of Julie Wormser,…

Research smokes out facts on tobacco use

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The American Cancer Society launched the Great American Smokeout in 1977 as a way to encourage millions of Americans to put down their cigarettes, cigars and pipes for 24 hours in recognition of the dangers of their habit. Held on the third Thursday of each November, the event promotes the singular message: Quit. Now. Samantha…

Clark University student researchers receive Marsh-Mosakowski NOAA Fellowships

The 2015 Marsh-Mosakowski NOAA Fellows were introduced at Clark University and also welcomed by some past NOAA Fellows, on April 28. Pictured, from left, are Julianne Murphy ’17, Mosakowski Institute Director Jim Gomes, Michino Hisabayshi ’15, Robert Johnston, director of the Marsh Institute; Vanessa Carrasco ’15, Daniela Reyes Saade ’17, Faye Harwell ’15, Saira Khan ’17, and Lucas Earl ’14. Missing from the photo is NOAA Fellow Katherine Landesman ’16, who was studying abroad at the time.

Three Clark University students have been named 2015 Marsh-Mosakowski NOAA Fellows and soon will embark on summer internships to conduct ecological research alongside esteemed scientists in Maryland and Hawaii. The George Perkins Marsh Institute and the Mosakowski Institute for Public Enterprise, in partnership with NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration), introduced the students during a luncheon/reception at the Mosakowski Institute,…

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…