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Design of Go Fresh Mobile Farmers Market

Joseph Krupczynski, associate professor of architecture, is redesigning a bus donated by the Pioneer Valley Transit Authority to serve the Go Fresh Mobile Farmers Market in Springfield, which brings local, fresh, affordable produce straight from the farm to city residents.

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Sheila C. Bair
Sheila C. Bair, former Dean’s Professor of Financial Regulatory Policy for the Isenberg School of Management and former chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, has been named president of Washington College in Chestertown, Md. Bair is the first woman to lead the private,...
Anna Nagurney
Anna Nagurney, the John F. Smith Memorial Professor of Operations Management at the Isenberg School of Management, is co-organizing the 2nd International Conference on Dynamics of Disasters, which will take place June 29 to July 2 in Kalamata, Greece. The conference will focus on the different...
Manisha Sinha

Professor Manisha Sinha of Afro-American studies presented a talk on “Slave Resistance and the Making of American Abolition” on May 5 at the Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice at Brown University.

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Sean Edward Hornby-Finch, 20, of Westhampton, a departmental assistant at the Blue Wall, died May 3 of injuries sustained in a car accident. Born in San Francisco, he attended Smith Vocational and Agricultural High School and Northampton High School, where he graduated in 2013. He he was attending...
Anthony S. Bechta, 79, of South Deerfield, a retired offset duplicating machine operator in Print Services, died April 23 in the Center for Extended Care, Amherst. He began working on campus in 1970 and retired in 1998, but returned on a post-retirement appointment in 2000-01. Memorial...
Jay Berkovitz
Jay R. Berkovitz, professor and chair of the department of Judaic and Near Eastern studies, has been elected a fellow of the American Academy for Jewish Research. Established in 1919, the academy is the oldest organization of Judaic scholars in North America. Fellows are nominated and elected...
Ron Welburn
“Hartford’s Ann Plato and the Native Borders of Identity” by English professor Ron Welburn, published this month by SUNY Press, reexamines the life and writing of the 19th-century essayist from an American Indian perspective. Combining ethnohistory, literary criticism and social...
Aline Gubrium
Aline Gubrium, associate professor of community health education, and anthropology professor Elizabeth Krause led an April 30 workshop on “Digital Storytelling as Narrative Shock: New Views on Young Parenting Latinas, Migration, and Family” at Columbia University. Their presentation,...
Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Laurel Smith-Doerr
Laurel Smith-Doerr, director of the Institute for Social Science Research and professor of sociology, represented the American Sociological Association in presenting her National Science Foundation-funded research to lawmakers on Capitol Hill on April 29 at an exhibition titled “Investments...

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