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What's New: Prothia is needs-driven in its medical instruments
Worcester Telegram & Gazette 02/14/2016
Fifty million people in need of medical devices are within a four-hour drive from Worcester, according to Brian Spear [76], who recently founded his new biotech company in the city. Thats good news for Mr. Spear, who recently located his company, Prothia, in a Massachusetts Biomedical Initiatives incubator at Gateway Park. The move is actually a homecoming for Mr. Spear, who grew up in the city, attended Phillips Academy and Amherst College and received a business administration degree from Clark University. He previously worked for Cordis Corporation, a manufacturer of heart devices.

Turkish historian: Denial of Armenian genocide based on lost ‘sense of reality’
The Fresno Bee 02/11/2016
Turkish historian mit Kurt recalls how he first heard in his early 20s of the Armenian historical presence in his country a presence the Turkish government has spent decades trying to erase. Kurt is a doctoral candidate at Clark University in Massachusetts and was a Kazan Research Scholar at Fresno State during the fall 2015 semester.

Nationally Recognized Expert on Multigenerational Workplace Issues Pens Book on Working with Millennials, Released by Ankerwycke
Chron (Houston Chronicle) 02/11/2016
Lauren Stiller Rikleen is a nationally recognized expert on developing a thriving, diverse and multi-generational workforce. Updated with the latest research, You Raised Us, Now Work With Us, will be released in paperback in March, 2016. Since the original hardcover release, the book has received accolades from the media and from experts on generational issues. Read this book if you want to get beyond stereotypes and understand millennials and the work-place. Lauren Rikleen provides terrific practical insight that will help employers harness the talent of millennials in the workplace. Whether you are a parent, an educator, or an employer, this book will help you understand the dynamics of the millennial generation. David P. Angel, President, Clark University. This news also ran on

Sutton professor pens new guide for parents
The Millbury Sutton Chronicle 02/11/2016
In When Your Gay or Lesbian Child Marries: A Guide for Parents, Clark University Professor Deborah Merrill examines how same-sex marriage changes relationships between parents and their gay or lesbian adult children. When Your Gay or Lesbian Child Marries is the first book to look at the implications for parent and adult child relationships, which are a central part of family life and affect care giving in later life. It is particularly important as the passage of same-sex marriage gains momentum across the United States; all fifty states must now allow same-sex marriage as a result of national legislation in 2015.

Millbury appoints 'one of our own' as police chief
Worcester Telegram & Gazette 02/10/2016
Theres a new Donald in town The Donald, in Millbury at least, state Rep. Paul K. Frost, R-Auburn, told some 100 people packed into the Great Room at the Asa Waters Mansion Wednesday evening. Mr. Frost wasnt referring to Republican presidential candidate and real estate mogul Donald Trump. Rather, the festivities were in honor of the towns newly appointed chief of police, Donald P. Desorcy [M.A. 82]. Chief Desorcy is a 36-year veteran of the Millbury Police Department. The lifelong resident of Millbury started his career at the department in October 1980 and was promoted through the ranks to lieutenant. Chief Desorcy holds a bachelor's degree from the College of the Holy Cross and a master's degree from Clark University.