Founded in 1887, Clark is committed to scholarship and inquiry that addresses social and human imperatives on a global basis. Clark's urban location and tradition of community partnerships place Clark faculty and students in an ideal position to exemplify the University's motto, "Challenge Convention. Change Our World." Clark students * Are passionate about ideas, causes and events beyond themselves. * Embrace issues and take action. * Approach life with open minds and a global perspective. Located in the heart of New England—Worcester, Massachusetts—Clark enrolls approximately 2,200 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate students and is featured in Loren Pope's book, "Colleges That Change Lives." Undergraduates are offered a broad and deep liberal education that enables them to address the complex scientific, social and economic challenges facing our world through hands-on research, in-depth exploration and practical problem solving.Clark's focused areas of research excellence are backed by strong Ph.D. and master's degree programs that engage graduate students from around the world in such areas as * Accounting * Biology * Chemistry * Economics * Geography * Finance * History * Holocaust and genocide studies * International development, community and environment * Management * Physics * Psychology * Urban education —generating findings and insights that directly benefit the communities it serves.