People

Sidney J. Lyford Jr., 71, of Sunderland, professor emeritus of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, died unexpectedly on July 27 in Falmouth.

More…

Susan L. Cumberledge, 52, of Belchertown, associate professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, died July 28 after a long battle with cancer.

More…

Vaga S. Sullivan, 96, of Columbia, S.C. and formerly of Hadley, a retired institutional domestic aide in the dining commons, died July 23.

More…

Anthony Jung, chef at Berkshire Dining Commons, won a gold medal in the Culinary Challenge competition held during the National Association of College and University Food Services national conference in Washington, D.C. in July.

More…

Kevin P. Flanagan, of Northampton, a retired institutional security officer II in the Department of Public Safety, died July 17 Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Leeds.

More…

Dennis Burkh, 72, of Chicago, a former director of the Five College Orchestra and faculty member in the Music and Dance Department, died July 13.

More…

Ernest Harrison Hofer, 84, of Sunderland and Lewes Crescent, Brighton, England, a former professor of English and founder of the Oxford Summer Seminar, died July 15 at Royal Sussex Hospital in Brighton.

More…

John Stifler, a senior lecturer in the Economics Department, has received a Fulbright scholar’s grant to teach for nine months in Kandy, Sri Lanka.

More…

Brian Umberger, assistant professor of Kinesiology, gave an invited talk on the “Biomechanics and energetics of human walking” at the annual meeting of the Society for Experimental Biology held from July 6-10 in Marseille, France.

More…

George James Oberlander, 87, of Burlington, Vt., alumnus and retired associate professor of Chemistry, died July 6 at home.

More…

Pages