Real-World Experience at Clarke University

STEPHEN LEWANDOWSKI Many professors at universities today lack real-world experience that is vital in the professional working world. I interviewed a small pool of people and asked them a couple questions: “Would you rather learn from a professor who has a PhD in a given subject, but no real-world experience? Or would you rather learn … More Real-World Experience at Clarke University

Clarke Class Trees

GRETA FREIBURGER One of Clarke University’s oldest traditions is the planting and naming of a class tree. At the beginning of each school year, a ceremony is held, and first-year students have the opportunity to see their class tree being planted. At the same ceremony, the seniors name their tree after voting on the name. … More Clarke Class Trees

Streamlines 2020 is virtual!

HANNAH HOLST The annual Streamlines Conference hosted by Clarke University and University of Dubuque has switched to a virtual platform for presentation and attendance. This year, it is being hosted by Clarke, with all presentations being done through Teams. The Streamlines annual academic conference is held between two Dubuque universities, Clarke and University of Dubuque. … More Streamlines 2020 is virtual!

New Scholarship for Clarke Students

JENNA JOHNSON The AVIE Award is the Activism and Values-Informed Education Scholarship for full-time undergraduate students. This award is a new scholarship created by Jenifer Westphal who is an alumnae and Clarke University Trustee. The winners of this award are Hayden Degross (spirituality), Rashaud Colbert (professional preparedness), Kylee Allen (thinking), Mariah Pellino (communication), Samantha Wiederholt … More New Scholarship for Clarke Students

Hacking Across Campus

This year at Clarke, Tori Litchkey and Allison Kruser, both sophomores, created the Hacky Sack club. The club will consist of playing hacky sack outside, eating snacks, and, once more people become familiar with the game, there will be tournaments. The officers hope to have weekly meetings on either Sunday night or Monday night, but … More Hacking Across Campus