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In memoriam
A Hopkins trailblazer
Published Sept 21, 2017
Frederick Scott, who became JHU's first black undergraduate student in 1945, dies at 89
In memoriam
JHU's first 'young trustee' dies at 69
Published Sept 21, 2017
Russell Passarella, a 1970 graduate, was an independent financial consultant and a devoted Hopkins lacrosse fan
In memoriam
Ecologist William Sladen dies at 96
Published Sept 21, 2017
Teacher, Antarctic explorer, researcher whose work helped convince EPA to ban pesticide DDT was Johns Hopkins faculty member from 1957 to 1983
In memoriam
Visionary foreign policy expert Zbigniew Brzezinski dies at 89
Published Sept 21, 2017
SAIS professor of foreign policy served as Jimmy Carter's national security adviser
In memoriam
Infectious disease specialist dies at 81
Published Sept 21, 2017
R. Bradley Sack, who spent more than four decades at Hopkins, conducted research that led to treatment for diarrheal diseases, saving millions of lives
In memoriam
Pioneer of amniocentesis dies at 91
Published Sept 21, 2017
Renowned physician-scientist John W. Littlefield spent nearly two decades at Johns Hopkins
In memoriam
Economist Carl Christ dies at 93
Published Sept 21, 2017
Trailblazing expert in econometrics spent more than 40 years at JHU, specialized in fiscal policy, government budget restraint
OBITUARY
Nat Creamer, of WSE's Center for Leadership Education, dies at 48
Published Sept 21, 2017
Center's head administrator was known for fostering a positive work environment
IN MEMORIAM
Nancy Norris-Kniffin dies at 77
Published Sept 21, 2017
Former MLA program director specialized in Southern literature, with particular emphasis on Faulkner, O'Connor