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Baoshan Xing, professor of environmental and soil chemistry in the Stockbridge School of Agriculture, presented an invited keynote lecture at the 17th Conference of the International Humic Substances Society held Sept. 1-5 in Ioannina, Greece. His lecture, “The role of dissolved organic...
Nilanjana (Buju) Dasgupta, professor of psychological and brain sciences, is leading diversity efforts in the College of Natural Sciences as its new director of faculty equity and inclusion. Her research, which focuses on beliefs and attitudes toward social groups, helps explain why women leave...
Ken Toong, executive director of Auxiliary Enterprises, and Garett DiStefano, director of Residential Dining, were presenters at a conference on the “Mediterranean Diet and Workplace Health” hosted by the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) in collaboration with the PBS show “...
Jeffrey Blaustein, professor in the department of psychological and brain sciences and director of the Center for Neuroendocrine Studies, has been invited to present a plenary lecture at the 8th International Meeting on Steroids and Nervous System in Torino, Italy, on Feb. 18.
Brandon Keith Brown, assistant professor of music and director of orchestral studies, returned to campus this week after spending three weeks in Germany studying intensively under conductor Kurt Masur as the winner of this year’s Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Scholarship. Awarded by the...
Aline Gubrium, associate professor of community health education, is in Beijing Oct. 2-11 as an invited guest to present the U.S. site-based findings and meet with fellow researchers from four other international sites as part of a five-nation study, “Poverty and Shame: Perspectives and...
Michael J. Swain, Fire Safety Officer at Environmental Health and Safety and vice president of the Center for Campus Fire Safety, presented a three-hour version of the Fire Smart Campus training program to Connecticut fire and life safety officials on Sept. 23 at the University of New Haven. The...
Distinguished Professor Jane Fountain of political science and public policy is being recognized as a Spotlight Scholar for her pioneering work on the digital government and how governments and large international organizations can make the best use of rapidly evolving technology. Nominations are...
Elizabeth Hunt Davis Mazzocco, 56, Five College professor of Italian and director of the Five College Center for the Study of World Languages, died Sept. 24 at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield. Born in Chapel Hill, N.C., her family eventually settled in Commerce, Texas, where she graduated...
Anthropology professor Elizabeth Chilton, director of the Center for Heritage and Society (CHS), has been invited to serve as one of four international plenary speakers for the conference “The Heritage Value of Terroir-Based Economies as Models for Human Development,” to be held Feb. 18...

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