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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…

New Clark Poll finds millennials grown up, getting by, and OK about turning 30

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The often criticized “Me Generation” could be turning into the “We Generation” Clark University, the nation’s leading institution tracking the development of Emerging Adults (18-29 year olds), released its first poll of Established Adults (25-39 year olds), which shows a generation whose lives are deeply connected to children, parents, friends and co-workers – bonds strengthened…

New report finds LGB parents and their children faring well despite heterosexism

Clark University associate professor of psychology Abbie Goldberg

A new report co-authored by Clark University associate professor of psychology Abbie E. Goldberg  finds that lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) parents and their children are functioning quite well despite confronting heterosexism in a variety of social contexts, including healthcare, legal and school systems. Co-written with Williams Institute scholars Nanette K. Gartrell and Gary Gates,…

John Templeton Foundation awards $1.45M to Clark University

Seana Moran, Clark University research assistant professor of psychology

Grant supports research on how college experiences can give direction to youths’ lives   Clark University has been awarded a $1.45 million grant from the John Templeton Foundation to study how universities around the world can help students find a strong sense of purpose. Seana Moran, Clark research assistant professor of psychology, is the principal investigator…

Incoming Clark student receives Diller Foundation’s Tikkun Olam award for ‘repairing the world’

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A day before she begins classes at Clark University, a school where students are encouraged to “Challenge Convention” and “Change our World,” 18-year-old Maxine J. Harvey, of Methuen, will be recognized and rewarded for co-founding a project which embodies the values of tikkun olam, a central Jewish precept meaning “to repair the world.” Harvey is…

Prof. Wendy Grolnick earns prestigious APA fellowship

Clark University professor of psychology Wendy Grolnick has been named the 2014-2015 Executive Branch Science Fellow by the American Psychological Association (APA). Through a partnership between the APA and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), she will also be a member of the incoming AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellows during that…

LEEP Lectures let faculty collaborate across disciplines, provide unique perspectives

What are the chances you would see a psychologist giving a presentation in a political science class?  Beginning this fall, such an appearance would not be unlikely.  In the past few months, some unlikely disciplines have collided through a tactic known as the “LEEP Lecture.” LEEP Lectures involve collaborations between faculty members from distinct disciplines,…