students destined for temporary housing
While demand for on-campus housing remains high, fewer new students
will find themselves placed in temporary living spaces this fall
than last, according to Housing Services officials.
to head International Programs
Frank R. Hugus, head of the Department of Germanic Languages and
Literatures, has been appointed interim director of the International
Programs Office and interim associate provost for International
Programs, effective Sept. 1.
searches for ancient land bridge to Asia
A campus geoscientist is part of a team of researchers sailing the
Bering and Chukchi seas this summer, searching for clues about the
sea floor history and the land bridge that once existed between
what is now Alaska and Russia.
three faculty awarded tenure
The Board of Trustees on Aug. 7 approved the appointment with tenure
of Chancellor John V. Lombardi as professor of History.
new books draw upon sabbatical research
Political Science professor Howard J. Wiarda is currently completing
work on three monographs that grew out of his sabbatical leave in
2001, which he spent conducting research in Europe, Africa, Latin
America and Asia.
fund database donated to center
The Center for International Securities and Derivatives Markets
(CISDM) has received a multi-million dollar gift of the Zurich Alternative
Investment Performance Databases from Zurich Capital Markets (ZCM),
an international leader in the alternative asset management industry.
Colleges awarded grant for teaching African languages
Five Colleges, Inc. has received a year-long grant of $75,000 from
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to test two new models for language
instruction to be developed by the Five College Center for the Study
of World Languages, formerly known as the Five College Foreign Language
supports education on non-proliferation issues
The Ploughshares Fund has awarded Five Colleges, Inc. a two-year,
$40,000 grant to assist the Peace and World Security Studies (PAWSS)
Program in updating curricula in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist
domestic visitors rally 'round Citroëns
The campus had its own French Connection for four days early in
State plans service for Redfern
A memorial service for Leo F. Redfern will be held Friday,
Sept. 13 at 4 p.m. in the Alumni Recital Hall of the Redfern Arts
Center at Keene State College in New Hampshire.