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New York Times Bestseller, Naomi Klein, to Speak at Clark U. 02/16/2016
Clark University will host climate activist Naomi Klein on Friday, February 26 when she gives the keynote for the upcoming Climate Change Teach-in at 7 p.m. in Daniels Theater at Atwood Hall. Klein, author of This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate will speak as part of the President's Lecture Series at the school. Klein's talk will precede the University's second annual Climate Change Teach-in to be held on March 23.

Top takeaways from the New Hampshire primary
Yahoo! Finance 02/15/2016
Here are the top takeaways from Tuesday's primary in the Granite State, only the second stop on the long road to the White House. People read a lot into Trump's performance in Iowa, said Robert Boatright, a professor of political science at Clark University in Massachusetts. The anti-establishment, anti-elite message of the billionaire tycoon resonates with an eclectic mix of voters from the center to the far right whose unifying characteristic is the rejection of politics as usual. This story ran in a large number of media outlets, including the Maritzburg Sun (South Africa), Breibart, Daily Mail Online, and The Economic Times (Times of India).

In R.I., unions still rule
Providence Business News 02/15/2016
The project-labor agreements themselves are one of the reasons why construction labor, in particular, is among the most powerful of unions, according to Gary N. Chaison, a professor of industrial relations at Clark University in Worcester, Mass. They're strong because they can control who enters into the profession, he said. Unions in construction control work. They control who gets jobs. By controlling the jobs, they control the workforce. By controlling the workforce, they gain power.

Star Weekend 02/15/2016
Windmills, banks and bricks: The best Bucks highlights from All-In the Celebrity Game on Friday, co-owner Marc Lasry [81] demonstrated the intangible dadball skills that undoubtedly make him an impact player among hypercompetitive, begoggled hedge fund managers in Wall Street pickup leagues. The extroverted billionaire, who played one season of Division III hoops at Clark University in Massachusetts and jokingly noted that his intramural team won the championship, threw shade on the event's star/coach/mascot beforehand. According to his son, Bucks executive Alexander Lasry, the owner finished with eight points and six rebounds in 18 minutes. The Washington Post also included news about the game.

Worcester Art Museum Presents First Major U.S. Exhibition Examining Rise, Fall, and Resurgence of the Cyanotype 02/15/2016
Through April 24, 2016, the first major U.S. exhibition to trace the historical trajectory of the cyanotype is on view at the Worcester Art Museum (WAM). Cyanotype: Photographys Blue Period presents a sweeping survey of the mediums evolution, from its rise as a popular photographic tool in the late 19th and early 20th centuries through its revitalization by contemporary artists. The exhibition is organized thematically by figure, form, and place. Cyanotype: Photographys Blue Period is organized in partnership with Kristina Wilson, exhibition co-curator and Clark University associate professor in the Department of Visual and Performing Arts.