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Two campus researchers and six others from across the University system have been awarded a total of $240,000 in grants from the President’s Office to support their work on technologies that show promise for commercial development.

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Professor Howard A. Peelle of the School of Education has been awarded a Fulbright Senior Specialist grant to visit the Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology during May and June.

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Mary (Garvey) Abramson, 77, of Amherst, a former clerical employee, died March 14 at Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton.

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William D. Kilgour, Sr., 90, of Greenfield, a retired janitor with Physical Plant, died March 14 at the Poet’s Seat Health Care Center.

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Anthony Jung, chef at Berkshire Dining Commons, won the Northeast Region Culinary Challenge competition held during the National Association of College and University Food Services’ regional conference March 11-14 at SUNY Cobleskill.

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Brent Beebe, 57, of Amherst, a part-time lecturer in Natural Resources Conservation and an alumnus of the MFA Program in English, died March 15 after complications following heart surgery.

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The National Science Foundation and National Institutes of Health have awarded more than $2.5 million in research support to six faculty affiliated with the Center for Research on Families (CRF) Scholars Program.

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Charles H. Gorman, 71, of Northampton, a retired technical specialist I in the Psychology Department, died March 12 at Cooley Dickinson Hospital.

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Cynthia Jacelon and Almaneta Lee of the School of Nursing attended a conference on “Enhancing Geriatric Content in Senior-Level Nursing Courses” held Feb. 28-29 in San Antonio.

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Jim Motyka, supervisor of janitors for the dining commons, is serving as the first president of the Cleaning Industry Trainers Guild, a national group that promotes best practices in institutional hygiene.

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