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Going with the flow is nothing new for mechanical engineer Jonathan Rothstein. He investigates solutions that are viscoelastic—behaving like fluids in some circumstances and like solids in others.

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David Katz, co-founder and director of the Yale Prevention Research Center, will speak on nutrition and dietary management on Thursday, March 30 at 4 p.m. in 1009 Campus Center.

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The Center for Public Policy and Administration will host a visit by former governor and U.S. ambassador to Canada Paul Cellucci on Wednesday, March 29.

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The Friends of the Library will host the fourth annual “Dinner with Friends” fund-raiser on Saturday, April 1 at 6:30 p.m. in the new Learning Commons at the Du Bois Library.

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Humor was a key ingredient in a professional development workshop on customer service conducted recently for about 120 Outreach staff members.

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The Libraries recently acquired access to a dozen new electronic resources on subjects ranging from African-American music to higher education and business and industry.

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For the third year in a row, the National Council on Public History''s New Professional Award has gone to a recent graduate of the History Department''s Public History Program.

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Wind, sun and switchgrass are all on the list of energy sources that could reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, but debate remains concerning the costs and benefits of each technology—and the likelihood of each one’s success. Now the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded $347,000 to scientists, including one at UMass Amherst, to help untangle the pros and cons of such greener alternatives.

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The Isenberg Professional MBA Program has announced that effective June 1 the Springfield Professional MBA campus will be moving from its current location at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield to the new Kittredge Center located at Holyoke Community College.

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A five-person team from the campus chapter of Engineers Without Borders is traveling to western Kenya today to kick off a project that will provide a reliable, healthy water supply for a village of 1,000 subsistence farmers.

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