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Aug 26, 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...


Aug 13, 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...


Jul 11, 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...


Jun 26, 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...


Jun 18, 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...


May 08, 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,...


Jan 17, 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...


Nov 08, 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...


Oct 10, 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...


Sep 11, 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...


Aug 21, 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...


Aug 08, 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...


Sep 14, 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...


May 18, 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...


Sep 24, 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...


Apr 29, 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...


Dec 30, 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....


Sep 16, 1998, 01:00 ET John Cardinal O'Connor to Inaugurate World's First Ph.D. Program in Holocaust History at Clark University on Sept. 17

WORCESTER, Mass., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- John Cardinal O'Connor, archbishop of New York and strong advocate for improving relations between...


Nov 18, 1997, 00:00 ET Former Israeli Prime Minister and Nobel Prize Winner Shimon Peres to Receive Honorary Degree from Clark University

WORCESTER, Mass., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Nobel Prize winner Shimon Peres, former Israeli prime minister, will receive an honorary degree -- a...


Nov 12, 1997, 00:00 ET Clark University's Greening of Industry Network International Conference Nov. 16-19

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The upcoming global climate change treaty, environmental education for the 21st century and the...


Oct 27, 1997, 00:00 ET Clark University Symposium Explores Relationship of Art and Work

WORCESTER, Mass., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Work of Art in the World of Work" will be the focus of the next Clark University Arts, Humanities...


Oct 13, 1997, 01:00 ET Clark University Establishes Country's First Ph.D. Program In Holocaust History

WORCESTER, Mass., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- A Center for Holocaust Studies offering the country's first doctorate-granting program in Holocaust...


Jul 28, 1997, 01:00 ET Clark University Sociologist Examines Struggle of Working and Middle Class Caregivers in New Book

WORCESTER, Mass., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- A new book by Clark University sociologist Deborah Merrill takes a startling look at the lives of...


Jun 17, 1997, 01:00 ET Worcester Collaborative Development Project Wins National Award

WORCESTER, Mass., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The University Park Partnership (UPP), a widely recognized grassroots effort to bring a better quality...


May 07, 1997, 01:00 ET Clark University Professor Leads Double Life as Golf Expert, Publishes Book of His Essays

WORCESTER, Mass., May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Clark University political scientist Bradley Klein knows golf. The nuclear strategy expert got his...