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[ Edward Riseman (1942 - 2007) photo: Edward Riseman- The Department is saddened to announce that Professor Emeritus Edward Riseman died on February 26th at the age of 64.

photo: Gerome Miklau[ Miklau receives CAREER award - Assistant Profesor Gerome Miklau received a prestigious five year NSF CAREER award.

photo: Lori Clarke[ Clarke and Adrion lead new NSF alliances - Professors Lori Clarke and Rick Adrion lead two NSF Broadening photo: Rick AdrionParticipation in Computing alliances focussed on particular strategies and/or groups underrepresented in computing.

[ Faculty among most highly cited - CS professors are listed among the most highly cited researchers in the world.

[ Mallory retires photo: Sharon Mallory- Sharon Mallory, graduate program manager and office manger, retired in January.

photo: Ileana Streinu[ Streinu receives Moisil Award -Adjunct Professor Ileana Streinu received the Grigore Moisil Award from the Romanian Academy.

[ LASER collaborates with major Indian corporation - Professors Lori Clarke and Lee Osterweil began a strategic partnership with Tata Consultancy.

[ UMassWiki created by CS undergraduate - Gordon Morehouse developed the UMassWiki site to provide a comprehensive information source about the campus and surrounding communities.

[ Department hosts distinguished lecturers this spring - Lecturers presenting this spring include Greg Morrisset and Ronald Rivest. Fall/Winter DLS lecturers include Peter Freeman, Barbara Ryder, Thomas Huang, Martha Pollack, and Philip Bernstein.

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[ Words from the Chair - photo: Andrew BartoAndrew Barto took over as Department Chair in January.

[ Croft completes term as Chair photo: W. Bruce Croft - Distinguished Professor Bruce Croft stepped down as Chair after serving in the position for six years.

[ Faculty visit Ghana - Five CS faculty went to the University of Cape photo: Ghana summer school Coast, Ghana, inJanuary 2007 to teach technology workshops.

[ Dissertation Award named after Lesser - photo: Victor LesserThe IFAAMAS board of directors created the IFAAMAS Victor Lesser Distinguished Dissertation Award.

[ CS Women stay connected - The Photo: CS Women's groupDepartment's CS Women's group organizes frequent events for women students, faculty, and research staff.

photo: James Allan[ Coping with the information storm - Associate Professor James Allan is working on improving human language technology as part of the GALE program.

photo: Ben Carterette[ Carterette receives Microsoft Fellowship - CIIR Graduate student Ben Carterette was named a Microsoft Live Labs Fellow for the nex two years.

photo: Abhishek Chandra[ Chandra receives CAREER award - CS Ph.D. alum Abhishek Chandra received an NSF award.

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