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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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Anca Romantan, assistant professor of Communication, died April 14 at her home in Arlington after a long struggle with lung cancer.

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Richard N. Palmer has taken over as the new head of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department.

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Pamela Monaco has been named director of the University Without Walls program, according to Vice Provost for Outreach Sharon Fross. Monaco will assume her new responsibilities in mid-May.

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