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Professor Julie Caswell, who chairs the Resource Economics Department, has been awarded a Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of Tuscia in Viterbo, Italy from April to June 2009.

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Frank J. “Fricky” Wiater, 89, of Hadley, a retired painter at Physical Plant, died April 28 in Sunbridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

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Jon Korhonen, assistant director of Admissions and assistant track and field coach, is planning to bike this summer from Boston to San Francisco to raise money for the Children’s Hunger Fund.

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Fire Prevention Services supervisor Michael Swain was a volunteer presenter at the “Showcase of the Fire and Emergency Services” held April 2 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

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WFCR news reporter Karen Brown has won four awards for her story, “Love, War and PTSD,” a report about a local couple’s struggle with post-traumatic stress after the husband’s return from serving in Iraq.

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Ward Harding Clemons Jr., 59, of Whately, a former engineer at the Power Plant, died April 17 at home after a long illness.

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“Faith in Providence,” a documentary film written, produced and edited by Elizabeth Wilda of Academic Instructional Media Services (AIMS), has been nominated for an Emmy by the New England Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

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Members of the Campus and Community Coalition to Reduce High-Risk Drinking (CCC) were among the featured speakers at a conference focused on off-campus student living held April 15 at Boston College.

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Professor Anna Nagurney of the Isenberg School of Management is the organizer of an international conference, “Humanitarian Logistics: Networks for Africa,” which will take place May 5-9 at the Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Center at Lake Como in Italy.

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Professor Baoshan Xing of Plant, Soil and Insect Sciences,co-organized a special symposium at the American Chemical Society’s national meeting held April 6-10 in New Orleans.

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