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COURTESY DEPARTMENT OF FRENCH
Mark Adamsson (SFS ’15), second from left, was admired by his French professor for sitting in the front row of class and actively participating in discussion, displaying motivation and a flair for languages.

Junior Dies of Heart Failure

Mark Adamsson (SFS ’15), an international student remembered as a friend, scholar and athlete, died from lung and heart failure because of medical reasons during spring break in the Dominican Republic. He was 22. The university held a memorial service for Adamsson on March 18 in Dahlgren Chapel, which was[Read More…]

by March 21, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Junior Dies During Spring Break

Mark Adamsson (SFS ’15) died while on spring break in the Dominican Republic, Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson said in a campus-wide email, today. Adamsson was travelling with fellow Georgetown students. “I am deeply saddened by this news and know that it is difficult for the many members[Read More…]

by March 9, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

In Death, a Humbling Moment of Humanity

We’ve heard the sons of Harvard tell how Crimson lines could hold them, as the Georgetown fight song pokes fun of a so-called rival up north, but now, I write about Harvard as a friend. On Feb. 10, slightly after midnight, a Crimson daughter named Angela Mathew was killed in[Read More…]

by February 14, 2014 0 comments Opinion
FILE PHOTO: COURTESY TOM QUINN
Quinn was well-known at Yates, where he taught boxing for 10 years.

Quinn, GU Boxing Champion, Dies

  Most Georgetown students may not know the name Tom Quinn (CAS ’55), but many would recognize him. The United States Marine, actor and Georgetown boxing legend-turned-coach was a fixture of the front desk at Yates Field House, swiping GO-Cards early in the morning.Quinn died of complications from diabetes at a[Read More…]

by January 28, 2014 1 comment Campus News, News
COURTESY AMIT SHAH 
Economics professor Adhip Chaudhuri in his Intercultural Center office in the early 1980s. Chaudhuri, who taught at Georgetown for 34 years, died at 62 after a three-year battle with cancer Jan. 13.

Chaudhuri, Economist and Father, Dies

A professor at Georgetown for 34 years, Adhip Chaudhuri was, in many senses, a lifelong student. Chaudhuri, who retired last year, died Jan. 13 after a three-year battle with lung cancer. He was 62 years old. While his field was economics, Chaudhuri’s currency was knowledge. It was a trait he[Read More…]

by January 24, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

GU Reacts to Mandela’s Death

The world came to a collective pause Thursday to mourn the death of human rights leader Nelson Mandela. A prolific anti-apartheid activist and the first black president of South Africa, Mandela, 95, died in his house surrounded by family. In a television address to the South African people Thursday, President[Read More…]

by December 6, 2013 0 comments News

Legendary English Professor Knoll Dies

One word comes up in every conversation about Wayne Knoll: love. An English professor and former Jesuit priest, Knoll, 80, died Nov. 10 after a three-month battle with an incurable and inoperable cancerous tumor. He joined the Georgetown faculty in 1972 and taught here for 41 years. “Wayne said that[Read More…]

by November 21, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Sheehan, First Mascot, Dies at 54

Patrick Sheehan (CAS ’81) embodied Hoya spirit. As Georgetown’s first costumed mascot, he entertained crowds at basketball games during his four years on campus as a human-sized Jack the Bulldog. Sheehan, 54, died in a car crash Saturday when the town car he was riding in was hit by an[Read More…]

by November 15, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
Friends Remember Waugh

Friends Remember Waugh

In his short time at the Georgetown University Law Center, Mark Edward Waugh (LAW ’16) left behind a legacy of eloquence, dedication and leadership. Waugh attended Langley High School in nearby McLean,Va., where he befriended classmate Rahul Gupta. Gupta, who received a master’s in physiology at Georgetown in 2013, was charged on[Read More…]

by October 22, 2013 0 comments City News, News
Globetrotting Graduate Dies in Plane Crash

Globetrotting Graduate Dies in Plane Crash

Bess Rosenzweig was worldly, in every sense of the word. She was an avid traveler, and she and her mother were vacationing in Kenya when the two were killed in a plane crash July 25, just 10 weeks after Bess graduated from Georgetown College. Rosenzweig, 22, seemed destined for a life abroad.[Read More…]

by August 27, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News