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<br /> Spring 2014<br /> Amherst<br /> FOR ALUMNI AND FRIENDS OF THE FLAGSHIP CAMPUS<br /> ALSO INSIDE:<br /> Birth of a Telescope<br /> Life Inside<br /> The Digital Revolution<br /> aNewCampus<br /> Mentoring and Writing<br /> Haunted Campus<br /> Community<br /> Commonwealth Honors College<br /> <br /> Departments<br /> Inbox ......................................... 2<br /> Around the Pond ...................... 4<br /> Sports Minutes ....................... 10<br /> Research Notebook ................ 12<br /> UMass People ......................... 38<br /> Bookmarks .............................. 43<br /> In Memoriam .......................... 46<br /> ZIP ........................................... 48<br /> On the Cover<br /> The new seven-building<br /> Commonwealth Honors College<br /> Residential Community is home<br /> to 1,500 students.<br /> Photo © Robert Benson Photography.<br /> JOHN SOLEM<br<a title="Spring2014-UMassMag page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8dfde6af?page=1"> Spring 2014 Amherst FOR ALUMNI AND FRIENDS O</a> <a title="Spring2014-UMassMag page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8dfde6af?page=2"> </a> <a title="Spring2014-UMassMag page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8dfde6af?page=3"> Departments Inbox ..............................</a> <a title="Spring2014-UMassMag page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8dfde6af?page=4"> Amherst FOR ALUMNI AND FRIENDS OF THE FLAGSHIP </a> <a title="Spring2014-UMassMag page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8dfde6af?page=5"> Apartments in Sunderland. 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JOHN </a> <a title="Spring2014-UMassMag page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8dfde6af?page=14"> Research Notebook Bent Out of Shape WHETHER A </a> <a title="Spring2014-UMassMag page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8dfde6af?page=15"> efficient and more responsive. Their research has </a> <a title="Spring2014-UMassMag page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8dfde6af?page=16"> Openfor Learning By Patricia Sullivan Photos by J</a> <a title="Spring2014-UMassMag page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8dfde6af?page=17"> Life in the new Commonwealth Honors College Resid</a> <a title="Spring2014-UMassMag page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8dfde6af?page=18"> “Body, Mind, and Soul,” The new Commo</a> <a title="Spring2014-UMassMag page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8dfde6af?page=19"> Commonwealth Honors College Assistant Professor P</a> <a title="Spring2014-UMassMag page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8dfde6af?page=20"> First-year students Marni Burk (left) of Tiverton</a> <a title="Spring2014-UMassMag page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8dfde6af?page=21"> </a> <a title="Spring2014-UMassMag page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8dfde6af?page=22"> The glass walls of the classrooms, residence hall</a> <a title="Spring2014-UMassMag page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8dfde6af?page=23"> ROBERT BENSON PHOTOGRAPHY © The CHCRC’s nine sem</a> <a title="Spring2014-UMassMag page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8dfde6af?page=24"> 22 umass amherst</a> <a title="Spring2014-UMassMag page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8dfde6af?page=25"> BIRTH OF A TELESCOPE SPACE EXPLORATION THE UMASS </a> <a title="Spring2014-UMassMag page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8dfde6af?page=26"> A S THE WORLD’</a> <a title="Spring2014-UMassMag page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8dfde6af?page=27"> JORGE REYES/INAOE tutions in 12 countries. “More</a> <a title="Spring2014-UMassMag page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8dfde6af?page=28"> 26 umass amherst</a> <a title="Spring2014-UMassMag page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8dfde6af?page=29"> Mentoring andWriting Jay Neugeboren’s Artistic Fa</a> <a title="Spring2014-UMassMag page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8dfde6af?page=30"> than you succeed. 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