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Lisa Chasan-Taber, professor of epidemiology, has authored “Writing Dissertation and Grant Proposals: Epidemiology, Preventive Medicine and Biostatistics” to be published early next month by Chapman and Hall.

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Abed Jaradat, the apartment complex coordinator for Lincoln and North apartments in Residential Life, received an award for Service to the Commission for Global Dimensions of Student Development and to the American College Personnel Association - College Student Educators International during its...
Jane Fountain, Distinguished Professor in political science and public policy, was named last month to the “Top Federal 100” by Federal Computer Week. She is one of only two academics to make the list. “Federal IT would not function without people like this year’s Fed 100,...
Floyd L. Williams, professor emeritus of mathematics and statistics, spoke on “Magnetic resolvent trace formula for 2d black hole vacua” during the western spring sectional meeting of the American Mathematical Society held April 4-6 at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque....
Robert A. Rothstein, Amesbury Professor of Polish Language, Literature and Culture, was an invited speaker at "Passing the Torch," a symposium on Jewish music archives and the future of Yiddish song held April 6 at the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research in New York. His paper, "In...
Historian Barbara Krauthamer is being recognized as a UMass Amherst Spotlight Scholar for her unique view of the history of slavery and emancipation in the Americas. Her groundbreaking research and award-winning books give voice to those who are underrepresented in the historical record, presenting...
Debbie Felton, associate professor of classics, received the 2013-14 Award for Excellence in College Teaching from the Classical Association of the Middle West and South (CAMWS) during the organization’s annual meeting held April 2-5 in Waco, Texas. CAMWS, founded at the University of...
John Organ, division chief of the Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Region and an adjunct associate professor in the department of environmental conservation, received the Wildlife Management Institute’s 2014 George Bird Grinnell...

Kevin Kittilstved, assistant professor of chemistry, has been named an “Emerging Investigator” by the Journal of Materials Chemistry A of the Royal Society of Chemistry.

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Joseph L. Sardinas, 70, of Ocala, Fla., professor emeritus of accounting, died April 6 in a plane crash while filming a movie in Summerfield, Fla. Born in Tampa, Fla., he was a graduate of the University of Connecticut, where he earned his B.S. and MBA. He received in Ph.D. from Pennsylvania State...

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