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English professor Peter Gizzi will read from his poetry as part of the Visiting Writers Series on Thursday, April 5 at 8 p.m. in Memorial Hall.

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Bernice (Kellogg) Godaire, 83, of Montague and formerly of Hadley, a retired Dining Commons cook, died March 27 at Franklin Medical Center.

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Francis W. Holmes, 77, of Amherst, professor emeritus of Microbiology and former director of the Shade Tree Laboratories, died March 21 under hospice care at Applewood Retirement Community in Amherst.

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Madge Olson Ertel, 75, of Amherst, former acting director of the Water Resources Research Center, died March 25 at home.

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Peter Elbow, professor emeritus of English, received the Exemplar Award from the Conference on College Composition and Communication at its national convention held March 21-24 in New York City.

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The March issue of the journal Constructivist Foundations is dedicated to Ernst von Glasersfeld, the “resident philosopher” at the Scientific Reasoning Research Institute (SRRI), in honor of his 90th birthday.

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Food Science professor Micha Peleg has been invited to present the keynote address, “How Safe Are Preservation Processes?” at the 2nd European Congress on Life Science Process Technology in Nuremburg, Germany on March 27-29.

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Patricia Karen (Gauthier) Elie, 51, of Deerfield, a clerk III in Housing and Residence Life, died March 17 at home.

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Tom Juravich, professor of Labor Studies and director of the Labor Relations and Research Center, was in London March 11-15 teaching a course on “Strategic Corporate Research and Campaigns” for the Trades Union Congress, the labor federation in the United Kingdom.

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John A. Brentlinger, 72, of Florence and formerly of Leverett, professor emeritus of Philosophy, died March 6 of complications from cancer.

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