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Mary Andrianopoulos, associate professor of Communication Disorders, will be a keynote speaker at the first annual Symposium on Voice and Swallowing and their Disorders to be held April 20-22 in Athens, Greece.

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WFCR reporter Karen Brown’s radio documentary, “A Burden to be Well: Sisters and Brothers of the Mentally Ill,” has won awards from the Association of Women in Radio and Television and the Association of Health Care Journalists.

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Joseph Langland, 90, of Amherst, renowned poet and professor emeritus of English who founded the MFA program in Creative Writing, died April 9.

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Polymer scientist Kenneth R. Carter has won the Percy L. Julian Award for significant contributions in pure and applied research in chemistry.

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Daniel J. Brodeur, 55, of Holyoke, a retired maintenance working foreman at Physical Plant, died April 7 at Holyoke Medical Center.

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Charles L. Snay, 90, of Greenfield, a retired clerk II in the Library, died April 3 at the Poet’s Seat Health Care Center, following a period of declining health.

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Baseball coach Mike Stone won his 500th game April 7 as the Minutemen took the first game of a doubleheader 5-4 against Rhode Island at Lorden Field.

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Linguistics professor Tom Roeper’s new book, “The Prism of Grammar: How Child Language Illuminates Humanism,” was recently published by the MIT Press.

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Wende Graves, 52, of Shutesbury, a senior nurse practitioner at University Health Services, died March 24 at home.

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Françoise N. Hamlin, assistant professor of History, has been awarded the Charles Warren Faculty Fellowship in American History from Harvard University for the 2007-08 academic year.

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