Post Tagged with: "obituary"

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

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