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Interest in alternative investments is keen in South Korea, according to Finance professor Hossein Kazemi, who recently attended a conference on the subject sponsored by the country’s leading financial newspaper.

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Sally A. Linowski, director of Health Education, Community Outreach and Marketing at University Health Services, was honored Oct. 26 for her professional mentorship by the School of Public Health and Health Sciences.

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Microbiology professor Susan Leschine testified Oct. 24 about biofuels and their development at a congressional committee hearing in Washington, D.C.

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The Computer Science Department marked the retirement of Distinguished University Professor Arnold Rosenberg Oct. 19 at “ArnyFest,” a day-long celebration of his achievements and accomplishments.

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The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency named Mark Corner and David Jensen of the Computer Science Department to two of its highly selective research study groups.

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Four current and retired faculty members were recently named to the Top 100 Most Influential Sport Educators in America by the Institute for International Sport.

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Microbiologist James Holden has been awarded two grants to study microorganisms from deep-sea volcanic environments that grow best at temperatures around 200 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Evelyn “Shorty” M. (Groves) Carey, 95, of Leverett, a retired dining commons worker, died Oct. 22 of lung cancer.

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Betty Porter, 102, of Middletown, Conn., a former stenographer in the President’s Office, died Oct. 9 at Middlesex Health Care Center after a brief illness.

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Comparative literature professor Robert A. Rothstein is one of four international scholars named to a commission to oversee continued work on creating a single standard Rusyn language.

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