Headliners

Research on head lice and their resistance to special shampoos by John Clark, professor of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, was highlighted in "Bug Attack: Bloodsuckers," which is airing on the National Geographic Channel.

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Christine B. McCormick, professor of educational psychology at the University of New Mexico, has been named dean of the School of Education.

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A new garden honoring founders and supporters of the campus’s Cold Spring Orchard in Belchertown was dedicated June 14.

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A study of the effects of calcium and vitamin D on lowering the risk of premenstrual syndrome (PMS) led by assistant professor of Public Health Elizabeth Bertone-Johnson is attracting international attention.

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Several books published by the University of Massachusetts Press have garnered awards and honors in recent weeks.

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Rev. J. Joseph Quigley, 81, longtime director of the Newman Center and chaplain to thousands of UMass Amherst students and alumni, died June 9 in Amherst after an extended illness. “Father Joe,” as he was known to many students, was in his 50th year as a priest.

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The long-awaited UMass Amherst license plate program is officially under way.

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The Center for International Education (CIE) is playing a key role in designing and providing health education and literacy training to women in war-torn Afghanistan through its Learning for Life program.

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A new master’s degree concentration in Food Science Policy has been established by the Department of Food Science and the Center for Public Policy and Administration.

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Three peregrine falcon chicks were removed from the nest box on the Du Bois Library roof and banded May 31 by two staff from the state Division of Fisheries and Wildlife''s Connecticut Valley District.

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