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Professor Andrea Nahmod of mathematics and statistics has been named a fellow of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) in recognition of her “contributions to nonlinear Fourier analysis, harmonic analysis, and partial differential equations, as well as service to the mathematical community...
Nancy Munoz, lecturer in the online master of public health in nutrition program, has co-authored with Melissa Bernstein the second edition of a textbook titled “Nutrition for the Older Adult,” which was recently published by Jones & Bartlett Learning. Reorganized and updated...
Copper Giloth, associate professor of art, recently completed her latest interactive real-time computer-graphics artwork, called “Labyrinth of Fables,” that takes viewers to the 17th-century Palace of Versailles in France, which once contained a labyrinth populated with trees, fences...
Margaret Riley, biology, was an invited speaker at the 18th Beijing International Healthcare Industry Forum in China’s capital on Oct. 23, where her topic was “Strategic development of novel narrow-spectrum bacteriocin antimicrobials.” She told the audience that antibiotic...
Nicholas Reich, assistant professor of biostatistics in the School of Public Health and Health Sciences, was invited to participate in a workshop run last month by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) on “Integrating Prediction and Forecasting Models for Decision-...
A recording of performances by tubist John Bottomley of the department of music and dance, and his brass quintet Bala Brass, was released this month October on the Beauport Classical Label. The recording, a multi-year project, features works by living composers, some established like Dana Wilson...
An exhibit of sewn-felt figures by Trouble Erin Mandeson, a staff member in polymer science and engineering and the Mass NanoTech Institute, is on display in the second floor lobby of the Lederle Graduate Research Center lowrise. The exhibit is part of the IT Creativity Project, a new initiative...
Richard Mason Bunker, 77, of Pelham and Old Orchard Beach, Maine, professor emeritus of education, died Oct. 19 at home after a five-year battle with Alzheimer’s. Born in Farmington, Maine, he graduated with the class of 1955 from Wilton Academy. Upon graduating from the University of Maine...
Gerard Braunthal, 90, of Amherst, professor emeritus of political science, died Oct. 26. Born in Gera, Germany, he and his family came to the U.S. in 1936 as Jewish refugees from the Nazi regime.  He served in the U.S. Army intelligence service from 1943-46.  After graduating in 1947...
John Robert Nambu, 55, former associate professor of biology, died Oct. 15 in Hermosa Beach, Calif., of heart and renal failure. Born in Los Angeles, he graduated from University of California at Santa Cruz in 1982 and received his doctorate in biology from Stanford University in 1987. His...

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