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The fifth annual Juniper Festival, a yearly gathering of writers, editors, publishers, scholars and readers organized by the MFA Program for Poets and Writers, will be held May 6-7.

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The graduate program in Computer Science is ranked 25th in the country along with Yale University, and its artificial intelligence specialty is ranked 6th, according to U.S. News & World Report.

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Alumna Ann Reale has been named the state’s first commissioner of the Department of Early Education and Care by Gov. W. Mitt Romney.

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Chancellor John V. Lombardi posted the second draft of an action plan to improve campus diversity on April 11.

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Scholars from more than 30 universities and colleges around the world are scheduled to attend the 29th annual gathering of the Political Economy of the World System (PEWS) section of the American Sociological Association being held on campus April 14-17.

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"The Anxieties of Affluence: Critiques of American Consumer Culture, 1939-1979," written by Smith College professor Daniel Horowitz and published by the University of Massachusetts Press, has received the 2005 Eugene M. Kayden Press Book Award for the best book in the humanities published by an American university press.

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Faculty dissatisfaction with the Student Information System (SIS) was raised anew April 7 as a Faculty Senate committee called for improvements in the reporting process used by academic advisors and departments.

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As former General Electric chairman and CEO Jack Welch ’57 concluded his April 11 presentation to about 200 Isenberg School of Management students and faculty, he summed up the lessons of a successful career: “The glass is always half full. Don’t be a moaner. Always over-deliver. And always work in a place where you’re having fun.”

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The recipients of full undergraduate scholarships named for John F. Welch, Jr., the former chairman and chief executive officer of General Electric Company, were announced April 11 on the occasion of Welch’s visit to the campus.

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Andrea S. Foulkes, assistant professor of Biostatistics at the School of Public Health and Health Sciences, has been awarded a five-year, $1.1 million grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to develop new statistical methods to be used in AIDS research and prevention.

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