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Amilcar Shabazz, professor of Afro-American Studies and faculty advisor to the chancellor for diversity and excellence, has received the National Council for Black Studies’ Presidential Award, conferred at its 38th annual conference on March 8 in Miami. Shabazz was elected NCBS national...
“The Ratio is Narrowing,” an essay by journalism professor Madeleine Blais, appears in “A Story Larger than My Own: Women Writers Look Back on Their Lives and Careers,” published this month by the University of Chicago Press. The piece by Blais looks back at her early years...
After 35 years as professor of saxophone in the department of music and dance, Lynn Klock is retiring at the end of the spring semester. In celebration, Klock will perform a concert in Bezanson Recital Hall on Sunday, April 6 at 8 p.m. with professors Nadine Shank, piano, Klock’s wife...
Professor Julie Caswell of resource economics has been named one of the Women of Influence in the Food Industry for 2014 by the Griffin Publishing Company. According to the Griffin Report of Food Marketing, the 76 honorees were chosen for their highly visible contributions to the food...
“Anything You Want To Be,” the classic, award-winning 1971 short film by Liane Brandon, professor emeritus of education, will be featured at the plenary session of the conference “A Revolutionary Moment: Women’s Liberation in the Late 1960s and Early 1970s,” on March...
Anna Nagurney, the John F. Smith Memorial Professor of Operations Management at the Isenberg School of Management, will present on “Cybersecurity and Financial Services” at the INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics & Operations Research, which will take place March 30 to April 1...
Brian Umberger, associate professor of kinesiology, has been named an inaugural OpenSim Fellow of the National Center for Simulation in Rehabilitation Research (NCSRR). The NCSRR fellows program recognizes individuals with a deep expertise in biomechanical modeling and computer simulation and a...
The Center for Research on Families (CRF) has announced the selection of six faculty members from across campus as the 2014-2015 Family Research Scholars. They were chosen to participate in the 12th cohort of the program on the basis of their promising work in family-related research. The Family...
Chris Appy
History professor Chris Appy will discuss “Who We Are: The Vietnam War and the End of ‘American Exceptionalism’” on Thursday, March 27 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. at the Collaborative for Educational Services, 97 Hawley St., Northampton. The public lecture will be followed by a...
Biology professor Tobias Baskin has been awarded a Marie Curie International Incoming Fellowship from the European Union to support his sabbatical leave at the Centre for Plant Integrative Biology at the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom for the 2014-15 academic year. The fellowships...

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