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Professor Jim Edzwald of Civil and Environmental Engineering was recently awarded the Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors’ outstanding paper award.

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Stephen Malkin, Distinguished Professor and head of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, received the 2004 William T. Ennor Manufacturing Technology Award in November from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).

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Henry H. Wilson, 87, of New Port Richey, Fla., a retired painter at Physical Plant, died Jan. 17.

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Associate professor Piper Gaubatz, a geographer in the Department of Geosciences, was recently invited by the municipal government of Shanghai, China, to address a meeting of high-level government officials, academics and members of the press designed to analyze prospects for shaping the city’s urban image and the course of urban development in preparation for the 2010 World Exposition.

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Barry Farber, a psychiatrist with University Health Services, has been appointed to the advisory committee of the American Psychiatric Association''s new Task Force on Mental Health on College Campuses.

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The Ecological Cities Project, directed by Geosciences professor Rutherford H. Platt, will collaborate with Istanbul Technical University (ITU) to hold an ecological cities workshop from Jan. 31 to Feb. 1.

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LeRoy F. Cook, Jr., 73, professor emeritus of Physics, died of melanoma cancer on Jan. 6 at his home in Amherst.

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Lori Baronas, clerk IV in the Graduate Dean’s Office, recently became the first woman president of the Connecticut Valley Region chapter of the Antique Auto Club of America/Veteran Motor Car Club of America.

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Kirsti "Kitty" (Virkhaus) Kjeldsen, 74, of West Ossipee, N.H., a former Women’s Physical Education teacher and the campus’s first women’s gymnastics coach, died Dec. 27 of cancer.

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Helen D. (Baj) Stefan, 77, of Amherst, a retired facilities services worker with Auxiliary Services, died Jan. 8 at home after a period of failing health.

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