July 12, 2006
They can go at their own pace. It is like watching a television show on TiVo, but with a class." - JOHN WARNER, chemistry professor at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, on the benefits of replacing in-person teaching with podcasts; more college and university instructors are recording their lectures as downloadable files that students can listen to whenever and wherever they want
September 16, 2007
AMHERST, Mass. -- Towson's special teams were anything but special in yesterday's Colonial Athletic Association opener at the University of Massachusetts. But that wasn't the only reason the Tigers suffered a 36-13 loss. Delaware @Towson Saturday, 7 p.m., 1570 AM
October 16, 1992
Thomas J. Chmura, who helped shape a vision for Baltimore's economic future, is moving to an economic development job at the University of Massachusetts.The Greater Baltimore Committee's deputy director said he was lured away by Michael Hooker, the former president of the University of Maryland Baltimore County, during an August vacation in Maine. Mr. Hooker became the president of University of Massachusetts this year.The two men were instrumental in convincing the region's business community that life sciences and high-tech companies could become the future economic base for Baltimore and the state.
March 23, 1998
Ernest A. Lynton,71, a university physics professor and administrator, died March 18 in Brookline, Mass. Mr. Lynton taught physics at Rutgers University and was founding dean of its Livingston College, where a residential tower is named in his honor. He later became vice president of academic affairs at the University of Massachusetts at Boston, and taught at the university's McCormack Institute of Public Affairs.Beverly C. Payne Jr.,77, a University of Michigan researcher who was among the first to develop quantitative methods for measuring physicians' performance, died in Ann Arbor, Mich.
October 3, 2004
Kate Kuhn and Greg Rolland were married June 19, 2004 at the bride's grandparent's home in Syracuse, NY. The bride, 33, who will be known as Kate Kuhn Rolland, is a Registered Nurse at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, MA. She received her Bachelor's degree from Byrn Mawr College in 1992 and a Nursing degree from Johns Hopkins University in 2003. The bridegroom, 31, graduated from Wesleyan University in CT in 1995 and is a candidate for an MBA at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
October 6, 1999
Leonard Shoen, 83, founder of U-Haul International Inc., the nation's largest truck rental company, died in a traffic accident Monday in Las Vegas. He founded Phoenix-based U-Haul in 1945 and built it into the most recognized self-moving company in the nation with its signature orange and white trucks.Francis Turner, 90, a one-time federal highway administrator who advised President Dwight D. Eisenhower on the interstate highway system and was considered its chief architect, died Saturday of cancer in Washington.