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“Samsara Rounds” for large orchestra by Bruce MacCombie, professor of Music, will have its world premiere performance at Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall in New York on Feb. 17.

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Eugene H. O’Neil, 47, of Hadley, a former cook and maintainer, died Feb. 2 at Cooley Dickinson Hospital as a result of an automobile accident.

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William F. Freisem, a former assistant professor in the School of Education, died Jan. 26 at the Bayview Manor skilled nursing facility in Seattle, having lived with Parkinson’s disease for the past several years.

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Hyunju Lee, a doctoral student in the School of Education’s Department of Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies, has received an Equity Scholar Award from the National Association for Research in Science Teaching.

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Baoshan Xing, Huanhua Wang and Robert Wick of Plant, Soil and Insect Sciences published a paper on the toxicity of metal nanoparticles in soil in the Dec. 9 online edition of Environmental Pollution.

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Computer Science professor Victor Lesser is this year’s recipient of the International Joint Conferences on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-09) Award for Research Excellence.

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Joseph L. Balintfy, 84, distinguished professor emeritus of General Business and Finance, died Dec. 30 in Woodruff, S.C.

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Several works written or edited by professor Steve Tracy of Afro-American Studies have been published recently by the Oxford University Press.

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Veronica M. (Descarage) Kaslauskas, 82, of Amherst, a retired dietary worker at the dining commons, died Jan. 30 at the Center for Extended Care at Amherst.

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M. Sybil (Hartley) Eshbach, 88, of Amherst, a retired sales clerk II at the University Store, died Jan. 29 Cooley Dickinson Hospital.

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