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In memoriam

In memoriam
Art historian Charles Dempsey dies at 84
Published Feb 28, 2022
Dempsey, an art historian who specialized in Renaissance and Baroque art, is remembered for his impact on the field and his students
In memoriam
Genetic medicine pioneer Haig Kazazian dies at 84
Published Feb 2, 2022
His seminal work includes introducing prenatal diagnosis of hemoglobin disorders and finding the first example of disease-causing mutations resulting from "jumping genes"
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Astronomer Paul Feldman, a pioneer of comet science, dies at 82
Published Jan 31, 2022
He led the development of the field of comet UV spectroscopy and is remembered for his leadership, wit, and wisdom
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Jerry Schnydman, quintessential Hopkins man, dies at 77
Published Oct 25, 2021
Schnydman, a three-time lacrosse All-American and a beloved figure on campus, spent nearly five decades at JHU, including as executive assistant to the president and secretary of the board of trustees
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Honoring the legacy of Bishop Douglas Miles
Published Aug 13, 2021
1970 Hopkins graduate was the founder of Koinonia Baptist Church in Baltimore and a tireless advocate for civil rights; university announces scholarship in his honor
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Longtime Hopkins chemist Alex Nickon dies at 93
Published May 26, 2021
He spent 39 years in the Department of Chemistry before retiring as professor emeritus in 1994
In memoriam
Computer scientist Jan Vandenberg dies at 48
Published May 24, 2021
He helped propel citizen science forward with his astronomy projects and collaborations / The Baltimore Sun