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Laura Balzer
Assistant professor of biostatistics Laura Balzer is the lead statistician on a cluster randomized trial designed to prevent and treat HIV and other health conditions in East African communities. In a trial with more than 350,000 adults and children in rural Kenya and Uganda, the Sustainable...
Catrine Tudor-Locke
Catrine Tudor-Locke, professor of kinesiology and associate dean for research in the School of Public Health and Health Sciences, with members of her Physical Activity and Health Lab and others, is the first author of a new publication examining walking cadence as a reliable, consistent measure of...
Loren Walker
Loren Walker, director of the Office of Research Development, has been elected to serve a two-year term as chair of the National Organization of Research Development Professionals (NORDP) Northeast Regional Group. His term began in June. NORDP NE is a regional affinity group of NORDP (www....
Su Lin Blodgett
Computer science Ph.D. student Su Lin Blodgett presented a paper on improving English-language parsing tools by analyzing tweets written in African-American English at the annual meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics on July 17 in Melbourne, Australia. The paper represents work...
Arthur L. Winship Jr., 85, of Greenfield, a retired custodian and grounds worker, died July 11. Born in Turners Falls on Nov. 17, 1932, he was a 1951 graduate of Greenfield High School and an Air Force veteran. He completed a four-year degree in elementary education in Alameda County,...
Adam Salhaney
Adam Salhaney, a senior food science major and Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment (CAFE) “summer scholar” from Holliston, won first place honors in the undergraduate research competition at the Institute of Food Technology’s annual meeting (IFT18) in Chicago July15-...
Tammy L. Haut Donahue
The first faculty hires for the new department of biomedical engineering in the College of Engineering have been appointed with tenure following approval by the Board of Trustees at its June 20 meeting. Professor Tammy L. Haut Donahue, the founding department head, will lead the emerging program...
Elena Carbone
Elena Carbone, associate professor of nutrition, has been selected to join the Standing Committee on Policy and Advocacy of the International Health Literacy Association (IHLA). Founded in 2016, IHLA is a non-profit, member-based association dedicated to the professional development of its members...
Olufunmilayo (Funmi) Adebayo
Olufunmilayo (Funmi) Adebayo has been named assistant dean for inclusion and engagement at the Graduate School. Adebayo, who began her appointment earlier this month, holds a doctoral degree in biomedical engineering from Cornell University and recently completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the...
Arindrajit Dube
Economist Arindrajit Dube has been awarded a $75,000 grant by the Washington Center for Equitable Growth for his research on the channels through which economic inequality affects economic growth and stability. Dube’s project, “Firm wage policies and inequality: Evidence using...

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