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The Interdisciplinary Studies Institute has announced that 11 faculty members have been chosen by the ISI Board as fellows for its 2016-17 seminar on “Trespassing.” The fellows will approach the theme from a variety of perspectives, ranging from the humanities to social...
David Buchanan

The International Quarterly of Community Health Education editorial board has announced that David Buchanan of the School of Public Health and Health Sciences has been named its new editor in chief.

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Carol Heim
Economist Carol E. Heim, who has been at UMass Amherst since 1981, has been selected for the 2016  College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Outstanding Teaching Award. Heim has an extensive teaching record in both the department of economics and the School of Public Policy (...
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The Institute for Teaching Excellence and Faculty Development (TEFD) has announced the selection of the 2016-17 Teaching for Inclusiveness, Diversity and Equity (TIDE) Ambassadors: The 12 TIDE Ambassadors are: Cara Takakjian, languages, literatures, and cultures, College of Humanities and...
Warren Cook
Warren Francis “Larry” Cook, 91 of Hadley, a retired electronics technician and technical specialist in the College of Engineering, died April 18. Born Dec. 23, 1924, in Hadley, he graduated from Hopkins Academy, served in the Navy during World War II and attended American...
William N. Rice, 102, of Holyoke, professor emeritus of plant pathology and entomology, died April 10. Born with a twin brother on Aug. 13, 1913, in Des Moines, Iowa, he earned his doctorate in plant pathology and entomology at Iowa State University. He and his wife joined the American Baptist...
Robert P. Mortlock
Robert Paul Mortlock, 84 of Brentwood, Tenn., retired head of the department of microbiology, died April 9. Born May 12, 1931, in Bronxville, N.Y., he received his bachelor's degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and his doctorate in bacteriology from the University of Illinois, Urbana...
Linda Tropp
Linda Tropp, psychological and brain sciences, spoke as part of a congressional briefing on the psychology of prejudice and discrimination in the context of immigration, held March 17 in Washington, D.C. She was part of a panel of invited expert psychologists who discussed the psychological...
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Hannah Baalbaki and Jessica Bowe have been named as undergraduate program coordinators at the Boltwood Project, a campus-based service-learning program that engages students with community organizations that work with people who have various types of disabilities. Boltwood students provide more...
Emiliano Ricciardi
Emiliano Ricciardi, music history, is working with colleagues at the University of Southampton, U.K., on a major digital work, the “Tasso in Music Project.” The collaboration is possible now that UMass Amherst has joined the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN), a higher education and...

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