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Karen Kalmakis, assistant professor in the College of Nursing, has been reelected as the state representative of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

 

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Electrical and computer engineer Aura Ganz is being recognized as a Spotlight Scholar. Ganz spent the first part of her career increasing bandwidth capabilities to perfect optical and wireless networks—networks many use daily when searching the Internet or turning on smartphones. It was this...
Jeffrey L. Kmetz, 57, of Northampton, a technical specialist I in the physics department, died May 8 at home. Born in Northampton, he was a 1974 graduate of Northampton High School. He earned an associate degree from Greenfield Community College in 1976 and a bachelor’s degree from Worcester...
Baseball coach Mike Stone notched his 700th career victory May 11 as the Minutemen defeated Virginia Commonwealth University 5-4 on Senior Day at Earl Lorden Field. The 700 wins span Stone’s 27 seasons leading the Minutemen and five seasons at the University of Vermont. Since his hiring as...
Monica Marie Katherine Andreas, 65, of Goshen, a clerk III in the Dean’s Office at the School of Public and Health Sciences, died May 1 at home. She was born in Montreal. She started in the department of educational policy, research and administration in 2004 and subsequently worked in...
Donald F. Samms, 85, of West Hatfield, a retired offset duplicating machine operator in the print shop at the former Research Computing Center, died May 8. Born in Northampton, he was a graduate of both the Northampton High School and Northampton Commercial College. He was a U.S. Army veteran of...
Anna Nagurney, the John F. Smith Memorial Professor of Operations Management at the Isenberg School of Management, will be an invited speaker at the International Seminar on Planetary Emergencies Workshop on Energy, Cities, and the Control of Complex Systems scheduled for May 12-14 in Erice, Sicily...
Faculty and students from the nutrition department presented several research papers and chaired mini-symposia at the annual scientific conference of the American Society for Nutrition/Experimental Biology Conference held April 26-30 in San Diego. The delegation included assistant professors...
Gilles Vonsattel’s piano performance on April 18 at Bargemusic in New York City drew extraordinary praise from New York Times critic Zachary Woolfe, who called the solo recital a “tightly conceived and passionately performed … study in seriousness and intensity.” Vonsattel...
Kinesiology professor Barry Braun, who directs the Energy Metabolism Laboratory, has been selected to head the department of health and exercise science at Colorado State University. Braun will start his new position on Aug. 15. “Barry Braun is an award-winning teacher, mentor and scholar...

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