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Baoshan Xing
Baoshan Xing, professor of environmental and soil chemistry in the Stockbridge School of Agriculture, has been named recipient of the Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) 2018 Soil Science Research Award. Xing was cited for his demonstration of unusual research creativity; excellence in...
Christine Rogers, left, with Maryanne Steele
Jeffrey Hescock, executive director of Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) and Emergency Management, has announced the promotions of Christine Rogers and Maryanne Steele. Rogers has been named EH&S associate director. She joined EH&S in 2012 as assistant director of academic...
Anna Nagurney
Anna Nagurney, the John F. Smith Memorial Professor of Operations Management at the Isenberg School of Management, will be a plenary speaker at two events in England in September. On Sept. 9, she will deliver the plenary talk “Network Journeys: For the Love of Operational Research”...
Claire Hamilton, left, and Michelle Budig
John McCarthy, provost and senior vice chancellor for academic affairs, has announced the appointments of two faculty members to positions supporting faculty success. Claire Hamilton, associate professor of teacher education and curriculum studies, will become associate provost and director of the...
Frank Hugus
Frank Hugus, professor of German and Scandinavian studies, will discuss his recent annotated translation of Hans Christian Andersen’s debut novel “The Improvisatore” on Tuesday, Sept. 18 in a program in New York City sponsored by the American-Scandinavian Foundation. The free...
Shaheen Pasha with inmate-student
Assistant professor of journalism Shaheen Pasha’s article “Why We Need More Journalism Courses Taught in Prison” appeared Aug. 9 in Nieman Reports, a publication of the Nieman Foundation at Harvard University. The article featured her fall 2017 journalism course, which brought...
Barbara Partee
Barbara Partee, Distinguished Professor emerita of linguistics and philosophy, has been elected to the British Academy. She is one of only 20 corresponding fellows elected from universities outside of the U.K. According to the announcement of the selection, “These new fellows of the...
Future of Work poster
An interdisciplinary team led by sociologist Laurel Smith-Doerr, director of the Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR), is completing its final report for the National Science Foundation (NSF) following a series of three NSF-funded workshops on understanding emerging technologies, racial...
Jane Fountain

Jane Fountain, Distinguished Professor of political science and public policy and director of the National Center for Digital Government, has been named one of the 100 Most Influential People in Digital Government for 2018 by global policy platform Apolitical. She was one of 14 men and women selected from the category of academia.

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Erik Learned-Miller
Erik Learned-Miller, professor of computer science, recently received a four-year grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to support fundamental research that he says will be “especially open to creative approaches” in the quest to build “visual common...

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