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Karen Gale poses with her daughter, Justine Underhill (COL ’11), who remembers her for her creativity and passion.

Pharmacology and Neuroscience Professor Dies at 65

Karen Gale, a professor of pharmacology and neuroscience at Georgetown for 37 years, lived her life as a mentor to her students, colleagues and daughters, with a devotion to fostering creativity, thinking outside of the box and promoting diversity wherever she went. Gale died Aug. 21 from cancer at a[Read More…]

by October 7, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Andrea Jaime (NHS ’17) died of bacterial meningitis Tuesday in Bolivar, Colombia, the country where she was born.

Jaime Remembered for Selflessness, Passion

Andrea Jaime (NHS ’17) brought her focus and passion to her studies of health sciences, her desire to help others and her friendships. A human science major who dreamed of one day becoming a doctor in the Army, Jaime died from a case of bacterial meningitis on Tuesday at MedStar[Read More…]

by September 19, 2014 2 comments Campus News, News
John Courtin (CAS ’70, LAW ’78)

Alumni Association Fixture Dies at 65

John Christopher Courtin (CAS ’70, LAW ’78), a 2014 recipient of the John Carroll Award and former executive director of the Georgetown University Alumni Association, died after a prolonged illness at the age of 65 on June 29. Born and raised in Buffalo, N.Y., where he went to Canisius High[Read More…]

by September 12, 2014 0 comments City News, News
Tombs, 1789 and F. Scott's founder Richard McCooey with his wife Karen. McCooey lived most of his life in Georgetown.

McCooey, Tombs Founder, Dies at 83

In 1962, Richard H. McCooey (C ’52) established two properties on 36th Street, with the aim of giving back to his beloved university. His brainchildren — The Tombs, 1789, and later, F. Scott’s — would prove to have an outsized, indelible effect on Georgetown. McCooey died Aug. 6 in Greenwich,[Read More…]

by August 26, 2014 3 comments City News, News

In Memoriam

Bess Rosenzweig Recent Alumna Ten weeks after her graduation from Georgetown, Bess Rosenzweig (COL ’13) died in a plane crash in Kenya on July 25 that also claimed the lives of her mother and the plane’s pilot. According to friends, the psychology major with a minor in French and a[Read More…]

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
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
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