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In memoriam
Harvey M. 'Bud' Meyerhoff dies at 96
Published Aug 8, 2023
People, programming across Johns Hopkins benefited from the generosity of philanthropist, trustee emeritus
In Memoriam
Donald Price, a pioneer in clinical and experimental neuropathology, dies at 87
Published May 31, 2023
Price, the founding director of the Division of Neuropathology at Johns Hopkins Medicine is remembered for his mentorship and influential research
In memoriam
Groundbreaking physicist Brian R. Judd dies at 92
Published April 27, 2023
He was best known for his seminal rare-earth metals research behind the groundbreaking Judd-Ofelt Theory of 1962
In Memoriam
Geraldine Chester, longtime biology lab technician, dies at 83
Published Sept 30, 2022
Geraldine Chester, a lab technician for more than five decades in the Department of Biology, is remembered for her kind nature and reliability
In Memoriam
Joseph Cooper, professor emeritus and former provost, dies at 88
Published Sept 1, 2022
Cooper, a pioneer in the study of the development of Congress, served as professor of political science at Johns Hopkins from 1991 until 2012
In Memoriam
Marc Lapadula, playwright and screenwriter, dies at 62
Published Aug 23, 2022
Marc Lapadula's influence lives on through his creation of the screenwriting program at Hopkins and the lasting impact he had on his students
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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
Professor emeritus Paul R. Olson dies at 95
Published Jan 29, 2021
He was a scholar of Spanish and Portuguese literature and spent 30 years teaching at Johns Hopkins University
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Pioneering immunologist Nilabh Shastri dies at 68
Published Jan 27, 2021
Shastri, who explored how the human immune system recognizes rapidly changing foreign elements, joined Johns Hopkins as a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor in 2018
Peter Privalov, father of the field of biological microcalorimetry, dies at 88
Published Dec 23, 2020
The research professor, who joined Johns Hopkins in 1991, laid the theoretical groundwork and developed the technology for measuring the heat released during protein folding within a cell