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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 LEEP Fellow, art history professor help Worcester Art Museum prepare for Olmec Star God exhibit

Spak presented a poster about her LEEP Project at Fall Fest

Clark University senior Elisabeth “Zizi” Spak recently completed a project for the Worcester Art Museum (WAM), “Jeppson Idea Lab: Statuette of an Olmec Figure,” which was funded through Clark’s Liberal Education and Effective Practice (LEEP) initiative. Spak’s LEEP project was to help prepare an upcoming exhibit, The Jeppson Idea Lab: Olmec Incised Standing Figure, in…

A reality show that’s actually real

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Award-winning Clark professor helps city students tell their stories through film What are the stories in people’s lives that are not being told? And what stories are being misrepresented in the media? Eric DeMeulenaere, assistant professor of urban schooling in the Clark University Education Department, posed these questions to a group of Worcester public high…

Hard choices in the nonprofit world

Clark University Professor Rosalie Torres Stone (with microphone) and students Donovan Snyder ’17 and Jiawei Mao ’15 presented Dr. Matilde Castiel, with a check for $10,000 to aid with the work at Hector Reyes House.

For Jessica Horton ’17, the straightforward course title, Community and Health: Nonprofit Grantmaking, hardly hinted at the immersive experience to come. Throughout the fall semester, Horton and her classmates researched, wrote and pitched grant proposals on behalf of several Worcester nonprofit health organizations that address health and social disparities among underserved populations. But the most…

Jeffrey Gillooly named Vice President of Advancement at Clark University

Jeffrey Gillooly is V.P. of Advancement at Clark University.

Clark University announces the appointment of Jeffrey H. Gillooly as Vice President for University Advancement. In collaboration with Clark’s senior leadership, Gillooly will lead fundraising efforts that will support the University’s academic and capital initiatives, deepen and broaden areas of engagement for alumni, families and friends, and further the culture of philanthropy across the University.…

Clark breaks ground on Main Street building

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Clark University broke ground on its much-anticipated Alumni and Student Engagement Center on May 15, the cusp of Reunion and Commencement weekend. “If you’re going to be a good steward of your neighborhood, you have to take care of your front yard,” Clark University President David Angel told city leaders, community partners, and Clark alumni…