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Yemenese Artist Uses Photography to Eliminate Ignorance, Educate, and Inspire the World
Stamford Advocate 01/28/2016
Thana Faroq [13] was born and raised in Yemen. At the age of 16 she won a scholarship and finished high school in Canada, where she completed the IB Diploma Programme. After winning a second scholarship, she travelled to the U.S. to study International Relations and Photography at Clark University. As a crossroads between East and West, Yemens history is characterized by conflict. Faroq documents street life, telling peoples day to day stories thru her photos. She provides audiences all over the world with powerful images the goal being to eliminate ignorance, educate and inspire, even during times of war. This story ran in a number of media outlets, including Seattlepi.com, San Antonio Express-News, Times Union (Albany, N.Y.) and Chron.com.

Clark Physicist, Harvard Mathematician Seek to Improve Prosthetic Limbs
O&P Edge 01/28/2016
Arshad Kudrolli, PhD, a professor of physics at Clark University, is working with Harvard University colleague Chris Rycroft, PhD, an assistant professor of applied mathematics, to determine what kinds of granular materials will make a prosthetic limb most comfortable for wear. The research team is investigating whether dynamically jammed materials, which are not of uniform shape and size and therefore fit together at odd angles, supply more durability as they are locked together under pressure.

Clark University Buildings Being Heated by Waste Vegetable Oil
Go Local Worcester 01/28/2016
Some buildings on the Clark University campus are now heated with biofuel made directly from waste vegetable oil. This comes courtesy of the working relationship between Clark University and Sodexo. The waste vegetable oil is collected by the Worcester Energy Cooperative and processed into pure biofuel. A measured amount is then added to the oil tanks at 138 Woodland Street in Worcester. Clarks fry oil is not being wasted or added to landfills. It now heats buildings and powers equipment. Win! said Jenny Isler, MBA, Director of Sustainability at Clark.

Shakespeare & Company brings 'Macbeth' to Clark
Worcester Telegram & Gazette 01/28/2016
Shakespeare & Company of Lenox will present public performances of "Macbeth" Feb. 3, 4 and 5 at Clark University as part of a weeklong residency.

Umit Kurt to Speak on ‘Why Does Turkey Deny the Armenian Genocide?’
Asbarez.com 01/28/2016
Why Does Turkey Deny the Armenian Genocide? will be addressed in a talk by Clark University doctoral candidate Umit Kurt at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 10, in the University Business Center, Alice Peters Auditorium, Room 191, on the Fresno State campus. The lecture is the third in the Armenian Studies Program Spring 2016 Lecture Series, with the support of the Leon S. Peters Foundation.