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Clark U. senior receives $10,000 from Davis Projects for Peace to empower Ghanaian schoolchildren

Last summer, Clark University’s Delight Gavor ’16, of Accra, Ghana, received funding and support from Clark’s LEEP initiative to implement a program she co-designed to help 36 truant youth discover and explore their talents in journalism, musical theatre, recycled art, and other areas, and apply those talents to solve problems in their community. This summer,…

Nine undergraduates awarded Steinbrecher Fellowships to support creative projects on campus and abroad

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Nine Clark University undergraduate students were recently awarded Steinbrecher Fellowships to support their pursuit of original ideas, creative research, and community service projects this summer and during the 2015-2016 academic year. Information about the students and their projects follows: Oyut Amarjargal ’17, of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, will conduct research and complete a community service project this…

Clark U. students travel to Capitol Hill to advocate for international education

(From left to right) Clark students Themal Ellawala ’17, Wandong Yang ’16, Connor Ruby ’15, and Eriberto Mora ’17 are pictured outside the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.

Four Clark University students traveled to Capitol Hill recently to participate in NAFSA (Association of International Education) Advocacy Day, an annual event devoted to educating members of Congress about how international education impacts states and districts, and why it’s important to have a more globally engaged United States. Eriberto Mora ’17 of Worcester, Connor Ruby…

Clark U. Prof.’s ‘Marriage Checkup’ helps couples improve intimacy, marital satisfaction

Psychology Professor James Córdova

Clark University Professor of Psychology James V. Córdova and the researchers at Clark University’s Center for Couples and Family Research, have determined that the Marriage Checkup, an innovative, two-session relationship health checkup designed by Professor Córdova, and described in a book by the same name, is effective at helping couples increase relationship health and happiness.…

Millennials with kids? They’re loving it

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New Clark University Poll of Established Adults finds thirtysomething parents happy despite the strain A remarkable 86 percent of 25- to 39-year-olds with children say “more joy” is a consequence of being a parent, according to the new Clark University Poll of Established Adults. Clark University, the nation’s leading institution tracking the development of Emerging Adults…