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Charles Louis Tyburski, 93, of Thorndike, a former head baker, died Jan. 6. Born in Thorndike on Aug. 24, 1924, he owned and operated the Countryside Bakery there. He was also employed in the culinary department at Pathfinder Vocational Technical School in Palmer. He joined UMass Amherst as head...
Antonia R. Wroblewski, 86, of Whately, a retired custodian, died Jan. 12. She was born in Sunderland, Aug. 7, 1931 and attended Deerfield High School. In her early years, she worked the family farm and helped other local farmers harvest their crops. In 1981, she joined UMass Amherst as an...
Pamela Dutta
Pamela Dutta, administrative director of the Student Legal Services Office, has moved to the International Programs Office (IPO) to become associate director for international student and scholar success, effective Jan. 14. This new position has a joint reporting role to Student Affairs and Campus...
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WMUA, the student-run radio station, has received six nominations for Intercollegiate Broadcasting System Awards, which will be announced March 3 in New York City. Senior Josh McCawley is a finalist for student station manager of the year and chief operating engineer Dan Ferreira is nominated for...
Luc Valenza
Men’s lacrosse senior close defenseman Luc Valenza earned a spot on the 2018 Italian national team roster for the upcoming Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) World Championship in Netanya, Israel. Valenza is the second Minuteman selected to compete in the international tournament,...
Nicholas Marshall
The campus community is invited to honor Nicholas Marshall, director of labor/employee relations, at his retirement reception Wednesday, Feb. 28 from 4-6 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Atrium. Marshall is retiring March 30 after 20 years in Human Resources. He joined UMass Amherst in 1997 when he...
Alyson Gill
Alyson A. Gill, associate provost for instructional innovation and associate professor of art history, has been named provost at the University of the Ozarks in Clarksville, Arkansas. As the chief academic officer at Ozarks, Gill will oversee all academic functions of the university, including the...
Darrice Griffin
Darrice Griffin, deputy director of athletics and a senior athletic administrator since July 2015, has been named deputy director of administration at the University of Georgia Athletic Association. As senior associate director of athletics for internal operations/senior woman administrator at...
David Sela
A paper by nutritional microbiologist David Sela, food science, and colleagues at Harvard and Arizona State University was recently named one of the top five most viewed papers of 2017 in the open access journal, PeerJ, in four topic areas: food science and technology, gastroenterology and...
Larry Goldbaum
The campus community is invited to a retirement reception in honor of Larry Goldbaum, director of the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life, on Tuesday, Jan. 30 from 4-6 p.m. in the Amherst Room, Campus Center.  Refreshments will be served. Goldbaum came to UMass Amherst in 1995 as director...

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