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Charles Moran III
Charles Moran III, 78, of Amherst, professor emeritus of English, died at home June 21 from the effects of acute myeloid leukemia.  Born in New York City, he was raised there and in Rye, N.Y. After graduating from St. George’s School in Newport, R.I. in 1954, and from Princeton...
Tom Roeper
Linguistics professor Tom Roeper, in collaboration with professor Bart Hollebrandse from the University of Groningen, has received a grant of $29,681 from the National Science Foundation to develop an exhibit on recursion in language. Recursion is the process of “putting something inside...
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Aline Gubrium, associate professor of community health education, and Krista Harper, associate professor of anthropology and public policy, with Marty Otañez, assistant professor of cultural anthropology at the University of Colorado Denver, are the co-editors of “Participatory Visual...
Lynn Edward Santner, 79, of Freedom, N.H., alumnus and retired associate director of placement and financial aid services, died April 14 in North Conway, N.H. Born in Claridge, Pa., he attended Meadville High School and obtained a bachelor's degree in business administration from Allegheny...
Lisa Wexler
Lisa Wexler, associate professor of community health education, has been awarded an $85,084 grant from the Maniilaq Association to support wellness programs in Alaska. The services will include documentation and evaluation of Maniilaq Wellness initiatives, the development of curriculum, material...
John H. Foster, 88, formerly of Leverett, professor emeritus of resource economics, died June 5 at Linda Manor in Northampton of complications from dementia. Born in Warwick, R.I.,  he grew up on a 30-cow heritage dairy farm in a strongly Wilburite Quaker family. He was educated first in...
Krista Harper
Krista Harper, associate professor of anthropology and public policy and administration, gave five invited lectures at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) in France.  From May 12 to June 10, she served as a visiting “maître des conferences...
Ioannis Pantazis
Postdoctoral researcher Ioannis Pantazis, mathematics and statistics, has won a $50,000 bronze medal in the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) competition to identify predictive models for use in new infectious disease forecasting methods. Pantazis is a postdoctoral...
Jenny Ross
Jenny Ross, associate professor of physics, is part of a team that won an early career award from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and the Research Corporation for Science Advancement (RCSA) to pursue studies at the intersection of biology and physical sciences. The grants, totaling $731,000...
Amber Davis
Competitive stairclimber Amber Davis of veterinary and animal sciences zoomed to the top of Vermont’s 438-step Bennington Battle Monument June 6 to capture the women’s title and finish seventh overall. Davis clambered up the tower staircase in 1 minute, 51.4 seconds to set a new record...

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