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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

Former Dean Dies

Former Georgetown University School of Medicine Dean and Chief of Urology William Maxted (C ’50, MED ’54) died last month at age 83. According to an article in The Washington Post, Maxted died of pneumonia at Georgetown University Medical Center Aug. 20. Maxted graduated cum laude from Georgetown College in 1950 and the School of[Read More…]

by September 21, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Former University President Dies

Former University President Rev. Gerard Campbell, S.J., died Aug. 9 at age 92. Campbell, who served as president from 1964 to 1968, enacted several changes during his short tenure in the office: He reorganized the university’s board of directors to allow it to include lay members, helped create Georgetown’s faculty[Read More…]

by August 15, 2012 0 comments News
Valerie Earle: A Professor and Pioneer

Valerie Earle: A Professor and Pioneer

Government professor Valerie Earle, one of the first female professors to teach in Georgetown College, led a career of firsts on the Hilltop. Earle, who died in 2004, was the first female chair of a university department, the first president of the Georgetown University Faculty Senate and, in 1974, became[Read More…]

by April 17, 2012 0 comments Campus News

Former MSB Dean Dies

Former Dean of the McDonough School of Business Ronald Smith died on Saturday in Winchester, Mass. Smith served as dean of the school from 1977 to 1986. Under Smith’s leadership, the MSB developed its four curricular themes – global business, ethics, business and leadership. The business school also launched the full-time Master’s[Read More…]

by December 7, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News
Father Bodnar Dies at 91

Father Bodnar Dies at 91

Fr. Edward Bodnar, S.J., a retired classics professor, died Tuesday morning at the age of 91. A graduate of Gonzaga and Princeton Universities, Bodnar was ordained in 1952. He taught in the classics department at Georgetown from 1967 until his retirement in 1991. Bodnar served as a mentor for many[Read More…]

by December 1, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Sociology Professor Dies

Visiting assistant professor of sociology and prominent political analyst Mehrdad Mashayekhi died Wednesday, according to a department email sent to sociology majors, minors and faculty. The university is organizing a memorial ceremony, Sociology Department Chair Tim Wickham-Crowley wrote in the message on Thursday. The date for the service has yet[Read More…]

by September 7, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News
A Student Who Shone, A Man Who Loved

A Student Who Shone, A Man Who Loved

Terrance Davis (COL ’10) always said his greatest wish was to go to Africa. This fall, that wish came true, as he traveled to South Africa to spend his semester at the University of Cape Town. In early September, Davis and friends traveled 275 miles east of Cape Town to[Read More…]

by September 12, 2008 0 comments Campus News, News

Christopher Higgins, High School Football Star, Dies at 23

Christopher Higgins (COL ’08), a former high school football star who came from a Georgetown family, was pronounced dead early Saturday morning at Georgetown University Hospital. Higgins, of Ho Ho Kus, N.J., was 23 years old. His father James (GSB ’70) and sister Erin (COL ’99) both attended Georgetown. James[Read More…]

by May 27, 2008 0 comments Campus News

Alum Killed In Crash

Kevin Hurley Friends and family are mourning the death of Georgetown alumnus Kevin C. Hurley (MSB ’00) who was killed in a single-car crash near the 14th Street Bridge early last Friday morning. The cause of the accident is still under investigation. It is unclear whether the slippery road conditions[Read More…]

by February 27, 2001 0 comments Campus News, News