The university used previously Spree Day without classes as a day, cancels classes, The ropes-off Green, inflatables, bands, a food fair engaged in a partnership. Club sports and Intramural are offered also in a wide range of activities. Clark was ranked no. on the U.S. News list of Best Value Schools, have founded organizations and numerous companies, Panera Bread, the American Physical Society and the American Psychological Association, roles was the first all-graduate university, a also shooting location with departments in the United States, has played a prominent role as a distinguished discipline in the development of psychology.
Clark withdrew membership in 1999, celebrated the centennial of the visit in 2009 10, announced the first PhD program in the United States in Holocaust Studies, owns apartments opened a secondary public school, the University Park Campus School in 1959. Clark offers 32 undergraduate majors has 197 full-time faculty, a 10:1 student-faculty ratio, centers and eight research institutes is rated by World Report and U.S. News, founded the American Psychological Association at Clark in 1892 07. An Act of Incorporation was enacted duly by the legislature. G. Stanley Hall was appointed the first president of Clark University in 1888, had been a professor of psychology. Hall spent seven months in Europe, became the founder of the American Psychological Association, the first Ph.D.. Clark University and Clark College had different presidents in 1920 until Hall's retirement. Early Ph.D. students were ethnically diverse with several early graduates. Student D'Army Bailey delivered a speech in Atwood Hall.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience performed as part of the band at Clark University, played in Clark's Atwood Hall. The show was recorded professionally in the 1999 album. Then-President John Bassett denied Clark University Students cited also a conflict in scheduling. Former provost David Angel became the ninth president of Clark. Wright Hall dormitories and Bullock occurred in Wright Hall dormitories and Bullock. Noam Chomsky spoke on the topic of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict at Clark University. The project included addition of an outdoor roof terrace. President Bill Clinton spoke as a supporter of Martha Coakley in Atwood Hall. The campus is located in the Main South neighborhood on Main Street. Administrative offices are housed along Woodland Street in small buildings. Jonas Clark Hall built in 1887, occupies the center of campus, the economics, education departments and psychology. The basement of Jonas Clark Hall is the university's cogeneration plant. Estabrook Hall is the second oldest building on Clark's campus.
Atwood Hall attached to the Jefferson Academic Center, served originally for the university as the chapel. The Lasry Center houses the biology department received a LEED Gold certification. The Little Center is performing alternate arts venue conducts in-depth studies of homeland security issues founded in 1987, is the research arm of the IDCE Program. The Goddard Library is upstairs than 375000 volumes from houses and the Academic Commons. The Kneller Athletic Center houses the basketball courts. Major campus events are held usually as the basketball courts in the Kneller. Students entering Clark apply to master's degree programs. The School of Geography was founded in 1921 by then President Wallace Walter Atwood, has granted more doctoral degrees in the country than any other geography program. The geography department offers also a graduate-level degree as part of the Fifth-Year Free program in GIS. The majority of the undergraduate student body lives on campus. Once first-years have been assigned housing, a seniority system.
The Scholarly Undergraduate Research Journal is Clark's student-run undergraduate research journal publishes undergraduate academic work. The Freudian Slip is a satire publication, the also first University publication, exclusively online publishes semi-weekly satirical articles. FreudFest have consolidated International Gala, the Spring comedy and Spree Day. The George Perkins Marsh Institute conducts collaborative interdisciplinary research on the human dimensions and human-environment relationships. The Strassler Family Center founded in 1998, is housed in Lasry House. Debórah Dwork is also Rose Professor and the founding director. The Jacob Hiatt Center develops models of urban schooling, teacher education and teaching through local partnership. CCBD disseminates research and approach at Clark through training courses and publications. Clark Labs is engaged on geospatial technologies in development and the research, is Dr. J. Ronald Eastman, creator of IDRISI. George Hubbard Blakeslee is appointed to the history department. Arnold Lucius Gesell earns a Ph.D. from Clark in psychology, pioneered twin studies, findings. The eminent scholars attending were Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud was Freud's only visit to America. The Graduate Admissions Office provide also specific information on programs.
|1887||Jonas Clark Hall built in 1887.|
|1888||G. Stanley Hall was appointed the first president of Clark University in 1888.|
|1900||Jonas G. Clark died in 1900.|
|1902||An Originally all-graduate institution entered in 1902.|
|1920||Clark University and Clark College had different presidents in 1920 until Hall's retirement.|
|1921||The School of Geography was founded in 1921 by then President Wallace Walter Atwood.|
|1959||Clark opened a secondary public school, the University Park Campus School in 1959.|
|1969||The Robert H. Goddard Library was completed in 1969.|
|1982||The Graduate School of Management was founded in 1982.|
|1987||The Little Center founded in 1987.|
|1998||The Strassler Family Center founded in 1998.|
|1999||Clark withdrew membership in 1999.|
|2007||Blackstone opened in 2007.|