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26 Aug, 2013, 13:51 ET Clark University begins first academic LEEP year

 Clark University greets every new academic year with exciting changes on campus. This fall, students, faculty and staff formally set out under...


13 Aug, 2013, 10:23 ET Clark University Poll of Parents of Emerging Adults findings released:

 Forget those TV ads where parents gleefully anticipate "alone time" as they wave goodbye to their college-bound children. For most parents of...


11 Jul, 2013, 09:40 ET Clark University Poll Of Parents Of Emerging Adults: Grown kids living at home are not cramping our style, most parents say

A new Clark University Poll of Parents of Emerging Adults contradicts the long-held notion that adult children living with their parents are a...


26 Jun, 2013, 10:31 ET Clark University Poll Of Parents Of Emerging Adults Shows Financial Support Continues Well Into Twenties

 Most parents of today's emerging adults (74%) say they provide financial support to their 18- to 29-year-old children, even as they report...


18 Jun, 2013, 10:05 ET Clark University Poll of Parents of Emerging Adults Findings Released:

 What marks the beginning of true adulthood? Parents and their 18- to 29-year-old emerging adult children agree that the most important...


08 May, 2013, 10:00 ET New Clark University Poll Reveals Parents Of Emerging Adults Leave The Door Wide Open For Their Kids To Return Home

 Parents of 18- to 29-year-old emerging adults feel so positive about their relationships with their children that they welcome them back home,...


17 Jan, 2013, 11:49 ET Who Said They Never Call Or Write? . . . Clark University Poll Says 77% Of 18-29 Year Olds Are In Touch With Parents Every Day Or Few Times A Week

 Even if they've left the nest, a vast majority of today's emerging adults, defined as young people between the ages of 18 to 29, maintain...


08 Nov, 2012, 11:37 ET Clark University Poll: Nearly 90% Of Emerging Adults Are Confident They Will "Get What They Want Out Of Life"

OPTIMISM, CONFIDENCE ABOUT ADULTHOOD REFLECTED IN LARGE YOUTH VOTE FOR PRESIDENT OBAMA  Despite the unstable economy and the difficult...


10 Oct, 2012, 14:52 ET Survey: College Education Is Key To Success In Life For 18- To 29-Year-Olds

 Despite the rising cost of tuition, more than 80 percent of emerging adults ages 18 to 29 agree that one of the most important keys to success...


11 Sep, 2012, 10:36 ET New Clark University Poll: 69 Percent Of 18-29 Year Olds Receive Little To No Help From Parents

 In contrast with cultural stereotypes, particularly that of "freeloading" off their parents, young people actually receive little to no...


21 Aug, 2012, 10:41 ET Clark University Launches Liberal Education and Effective Practice (LEEP) and Offers up to 10 Full Scholarships

Clark University has introduced a pioneering model for higher education called LEEP (Liberal Education and Effective Practice) that fully...


08 Aug, 2012, 10:24 ET New Clark University Poll Says 18 to 29 Year Olds Are Remarkably Traditional About Roles in Sex, Marriage & Raising Children

In an age of short-lived celebrity marriages, widespread divorce, babies being born outside of marriage, and the ever-popular "hooking up," young...


14 Sep, 2011, 10:43 ET Over 1,000 to Convene at Clark University for International Summit on Conflict Minerals and Violence in Congo

More than 1,000 people from around the globe will travel to Clark University on September 24th to participate in an international summit on...


18 May, 2011, 16:29 ET Clark University Geography Program Top Ranked in the Nation

The doctorate program at the Clark University Graduate School of Geography is top-ranked in the nation by the National Research Council (NRC). In...


24 Sep, 2010, 12:00 ET Clark University Installs David Angel, Ninth President

David P. Angel was formally installed as Clark University's ninth president during a public Presidential Inauguration, Sept. 24. "At Clark we...


29 Apr, 2010, 15:00 ET $14.2M Gift Endows Adam Education Fund for Clark University's Acclaimed Urban Education Partnerships and Teacher Training

Clark University President John Bassett today (April 29) announced the establishment of the Ruth and John Adam Education Fund, a gift of more than...


30 Dec, 2009, 12:09 ET Clark University Names Liberal Arts Education Innovator Its Ninth President

David P. Angel, Clark University Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, will become the next president of the University, William S....