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An article co-authored by several campus researchers that was published last November in the Journal of Medical Entomology has won an Editors’ Choice Award from the Entomological Society of America.

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Glenn M. Wong, professor of Sport Management, was inducted Oct. 9 into the New England Basketball Hall of Fame during ceremonies at the Mohegan Sun resort in Uncasville, Conn.

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Elaine R. Klasner, of Belchertown, assistant professor of Communication Disorders, died Oct. 6 after a long illness.

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Professor Baoshan Xing of Plant, Soil and Insect Sciences, was recently presented an Excellence in Review Award by the Environmental Science & Technology division of the American Chemical Society Publications.

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Victoria Matthew, director of Program Development in Continuing and Professional Education, was a presenter at the first Massachusetts Green Career Conference held Oct. 2 in Marlborough.

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Brian Umberger, assistant professor of Kinesiology, has received a five-year, $593,504 National Science Foundation grant to study morphological and energetic factors in the evolution of human locomotion.

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The National Women’s Studies Association has awarded the Sara A. Whaley Book Prize to Miliann Kang, assistant professor in Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies, for her forthcoming book, “The Managed Hand: Race, Gender and the Body in Beauty Service Work.”

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Linguistics professor Tom Roeper traveled to South Africa in August to review progress on the translation of the Diagnostic Evaluation of Language Variation, an assessment tool developed on campus for African American English.

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Classics professor Kenneth Kitchell was interviewed Sept. 17 on “The Colin McEnroe Show” on the Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network.

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George M. Hubbard, 80, of Greenfield, a retired skilled laborer with the Phsyical Plant’s Ground Department, died Sept. 26 in Baystate Franklin Medical Center in Greenfield.

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