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Ned Debold and Jane Kent
Kinesiology faculty, postdoctoral researchers, graduate students and alumni presented research at the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) annual meeting held May 26-30 in San Diego. Associate professor Ned Debold and professor Jane Kent were panelists in the “World Congress on the...
Joseph Goldstein
Joseph I. Goldstein, 76, of Amherst, Distinguished Professor emeritus in mechanical and industrial engineering and former dean of the College of Engineering, died June 27. Born in Syracuse, N.Y., he was a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he earned his B.S. in 1960, his...
Joseph Troll
Joseph S. Troll, 95, of Summerfield, Fla., professor emeritus of plant, soil and insect sciences, alumnus and a pioneer in modern turfgrass research, died June 14. Born in New Jersey, he served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was a graduate of the University of Rhode Island, where he...
David Mednicoff
David Mednicoff, assistant professor of public policy and director of Middle Eastern studies, visited the largest refugee camp in Jordan on June 6 as part of a delegation affiliated with iPlatform for Global Change, an organization he helps lead. As a result of this visit, this international...
Charles Moran III
Charles Moran III, 78, of Amherst, professor emeritus of English, died at home June 21 from the effects of acute myeloid leukemia.  Born in New York City, he was raised there and in Rye, N.Y. After graduating from St. George’s School in Newport, R.I. in 1954, and from Princeton...
Tom Roeper
Linguistics professor Tom Roeper, in collaboration with professor Bart Hollebrandse from the University of Groningen, has received a grant of $29,681 from the National Science Foundation to develop an exhibit on recursion in language. Recursion is the process of “putting something inside...
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Aline Gubrium, associate professor of community health education, and Krista Harper, associate professor of anthropology and public policy, with Marty Otañez, assistant professor of cultural anthropology at the University of Colorado Denver, are the co-editors of “Participatory Visual...
Lynn Edward Santner, 79, of Freedom, N.H., alumnus and retired associate director of placement and financial aid services, died April 14 in North Conway, N.H. Born in Claridge, Pa., he attended Meadville High School and obtained a bachelor's degree in business administration from Allegheny...
Lisa Wexler
Lisa Wexler, associate professor of community health education, has been awarded an $85,084 grant from the Maniilaq Association to support wellness programs in Alaska. The services will include documentation and evaluation of Maniilaq Wellness initiatives, the development of curriculum, material...
John H. Foster, 88, formerly of Leverett, professor emeritus of resource economics, died June 5 at Linda Manor in Northampton of complications from dementia. Born in Warwick, R.I.,  he grew up on a 30-cow heritage dairy farm in a strongly Wilburite Quaker family. He was educated first in...

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