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In memoriam
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
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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
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Longtime dining services staff member Montoya Jackson dies
Published May 11, 2021
She worked in Homewood dining halls for more than three decades, including most recently the CharMar deli, and is remembered for her perpetual cheer and charm
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Education researcher Robert Slavin dies at 70
Published April 26, 2021
He was a longtime Johns Hopkins research scientist and professor, as well as a global authority on education research and evidence-based school reform
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Sociologist Melvin Kohn dies at 92
Published March 25, 2021
A pioneer of the study of social structure and personality, Kohn spent 27 years teaching at the Krieger School
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Mathematician J. Michael Boardman dies at 83
Published March 19, 2021
He taught at Johns Hopkins for 40 years before being named professor emeritus in 2010
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J. Hillis Miller, noted literary critic and theorist, dies at 92
Published Feb 23, 2021
Longtime KSAS English professor made deconstruction more widely accessible
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Professor emeritus Mack Walker dies at 91
Published Feb 16, 2021
An esteemed scholar of German intellectual history, he taught in the Department of History at Johns Hopkins for 25 years
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Condensed matter physicist Mark Robbins dies at 64
Published Aug 18, 2020
He taught at Johns Hopkins for more than 30 years, studying the atomic origin of macroscopic phenomena such as earthquakes and avalanches
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Biochemistry expert P.C. Huang dies at 89
Published Aug 11, 2020
He spent 55 years on the faculty at the Bloomberg School of Public Health, co-edited the field-defining book 'Genetic Issues in Public Health and Medicine'