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Joel Wolfe
Joel Wolfe, professor of history, delivered two lectures at the recent International Seminar on Global History at the National University of San Marcos in Lima, Peru. On April 2, he presented “Globalization Isn't Planetary: Global History in the Americas” to the Social Sciences...
Carolina Aragón
A group of landscape architecture and regional planning faculty presented research during the annual Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA) conference March 22-24 at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia. Carolina Aragón, assistant professor of landscape architecture,...
Michelle Budig
Michelle Budig, professor of sociology, and Claire Hamilton, associate professor of teacher education and curriculum studies, have been awarded Chancellor’s Leadership Fellowships for the 2018 calendar year, according to John McCarthy, interim provost and senior vice chancellor for academic...
Ina Ganguli
Ina Ganguli, economics, has been awarded the 2018 Russian National Award in Applied Economics for her series of three articles devoted to analyzing the productivity of Russian scientists in the 1990s, as well as their decisions on emigration and the impact of emigration on the diffusion of Russian...
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Fangda Zhang, a doctoral student in industrial engineering and operations research, has been named a 2018 Traffic Safety Scholar (TSS) and awarded a $1,000 scholarship to attend the 37th annual National Lifesavers Conference on Highway Safety Priorities April 22-24 in San Antonio, Texas.  ...
Madeleine Blais
Pulitzer Prize winning journalism professor Madeleine Blais has been named a recipient of the fifth annual Samuel Minot Jones Award for Literary Achievement awarded by the Town of Amherst’s Jones Library. The award will be presented during the “Sammys” fundraising gala on...
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The Institute for Teaching Excellence and Faculty Development (TEFD) has named 12 winners of the 2018-19 Teaching for Inclusiveness, Diversity and Equity (TIDE) Faculty Fellowship award. Throughout the program year, participants will explore how they can enhance students’ learning and...
Enku Gelaye
Enku Gelaye, vice chancellor for student affairs and campus life, was among 16 honored as Black Women of Excellence at the Urban League of Springfield’s 105th Annual Dinner March 27. Gelaye, who has held the post of vice chancellor since 2014, oversees staff and programs that promote the...
Gilles Vonsattel
Gilles Vonsattel, associate professor of piano, performed Leonard Bernstein’s Symphony No. 2: “The Age of Anxiety” with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and conductor Kent Nagano in concerts March 29-31. The performances were in celebration of the composer’s 100th birthday...
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The Institute for Teaching Excellence and Faculty Development (TEFD) has announced the selection of the 2018-19 Lilly Fellows for Teaching Excellence. The eight fellows are: Melissa Baker, hospitality and tourism management Dania Francis, economics and Afro-American studies Jonathan...

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