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Maxene Anderson and Nina Brand

Crisis intervention specialist Maxene Anderson and teen crisis intervention specialist Nina Brand of the Center for Women and Community were recognized April 24 for their length of service by the Massachusetts Office of Victim Assistance.

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Judi LaBranche
Judi Bruno LaBranche, lecturer in kinesiology, has won the 2014-15 College Outstanding Teacher Award in the School of Public Health and Health Sciences (SPHHS). The award is sponsored by the Provost’s Office and the Center for Teaching and Faculty Development, and given annually to honor...
Ebru Kardan
Ebru Kardan has joined the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Dean’s Office as director of external affairs and communication. She comes to the university from Mount Holyoke College, where she worked as the communications manager for the career development center, where she developed...
Nancy Lattinville and Debra Madigan
Nancy Lattinville, finance and personnel assistant in the economics department, and Debra Madigan, office manager in the communication department, have been recognized by their peers as being 2015 Outstanding Staff Members in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. The award recognizes...
Nancy Folbre
Nancy Folbre, professor emerita of economics, has been named a Patten Lecturer at Indiana University Bloomington for the 2015-16 academic year. The William T. Patten Foundation presents the lectures under the auspices of the office of the vice provost for faculty and academic affairs. The series...
Joya Misra
Associate professor Jennifer Lundquist and professor Joya Misra of the sociology department participated April 21 in a panel discussion on negotiating work-life balance at the annual conference of the National Center for the Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education and the Professions at...
Catherine Portuges
Professor Catherine Portuges of film studies and comparative literature was an invited member of a professional research delegation sponsored by Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif.) that visited Havana from April 1-6. Portuges met with representatives of the International Festival of New Latin...
Peter Hepler
Peter Hepler, professor emeritus of biology, has been named an honorary fellow of the Royal Microscopical Society, the highest award offered by the organization. Hepler is being recognized for his contributions to the applications of light and electron microscopy to the plant sciences. “...
Theoretical physicists Boris Svistunov, Nikolay Prokof’ev and Egor Babaev have collaborated on a new textbook for graduate students interested in superfluidity, superconductivity and topics where superfluid states of matter manifest themselves, from quantum fluids, superconductors and...

Eleven faculty members have been chosen by the Interdisciplinary Studies Institute as fellows for its 2015-16 seminar on “Secrecy, Publicity, Privacy, Security.” The fellows will approach the theme from a variety of perspectives, ranging from the humanities to geosciences, communication and computer science to finance. Each fellow will receive a $1,500 research allowance and participate in a yearlong faculty seminar.

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