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10 Things You Don't Know About Clark University

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Clark University in Worcester, Mass., was founded in 1887 as the first graduate-only university in the United States. Since then it's gone on to make a deep impact on higher education and society as a whole.

Read about some of those changes in this slideshow and visit www.clarku.edu to learn more.

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10 Things You Don't Know About Clark University

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