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Wayland resident helps Worcester swim program
Wayland Town Crier (Mass.) 02/15/2016
Mark Crisafulli of Wayland, a senior at Clark University in Worcester, recently presented a poster, Recreation Worcester, about his internship with the Worcester Department of Public Healths Wheels to Water Program. Crisafullis project was funded through Clarks Liberal Education and Effective Practice (LEEP) initiative. Crisafulli worked to improve guidelines for the swimming portion of the program. Crisafulli, a 2012 graduate of Wayland High School, is studying psychology at Clark. A member of the varsity swimming and diving team, he is a scholar athlete and was twice named a NEWMAC Academic All-Conference swimmer.

Oscar-nominated 'Shok' showing in Worcester, offers view of the Kosovo War from perspective of two 12-year-old boys
MassLive.com 02/15/2016
Clark University is offering you a chance to step inside the Kosovo War with a screening of the Oscar-nominated short film Shok. Shok is based on true events in the Kosovo War, which broke out between NATO and Serbia in 1998 to stop the ethnic cleansing of Albanians. It will be screened for Worcester audiences on Saturday, Feb. 20, at 6 p.m., at Jefferson 320, in the Jefferson Academic Center of Clark University. The screening is timed to celebrate the eighth anniversary of Kosovo's Independence on Feb. 17, 2008.

Mouradian to Speak at CUNY on Ottoman Syria during Genocide
Armenian Weekly 02/15/2016
Historian Khatchig Mouradian [Ph.D. 16] will present an illustrated lecture, titled Genocide and Humanitarian Resistance in Ottoman Syria, 1915-1917, at the Graduate Center at the City University of New York (CUNY) on Fri., Feb. 19 at 6 p.m. Dr. Khatchig Mouradian is a visiting assistant professor at the Division of Global Affairs at Rutgers University and the coordinator of the Armenian Genocide Program at the universitys Center for the Study of Genocide and Human Rights (CGHR). Mouradian holds a PhD in history from the Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Clark University.

College Town
Worcester Telegram & Gazette 02/14/2016
Clark University and the College of the Holy Cross are both recognized in the Princeton Reviews new book, Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Schools That Give You the Best Bang for Your Tuition Buck. Clark reported that it is also ranked third among the new books Top 25 Best Schools for Making an Impact, a selection based on student ratings and responses to survey questions.

Worcester's Agraponics is sensitive to what the plants tell us
Worcester Telegram & Gazette 02/14/2016
Agraponics LLC, a Worcester-based start-up company, is developing a controller that takes the guessing out of growing plants at home. Christopher Dibble and Calder Sett are senior biology majors at Clark University and co-founders of Agraponics LLC. The name is a play on words, combining sustainable agriculture with hydroponics. The product landed Agraponics $3,500 in funding from Clark University's U-Reka! Big Idea Project. The competition awarded funds to potential companies with the best pitch, an idea and a business plan. Agraponics LLC came in first place.