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John Light, Pioneer in Theoretical Chemical Dynamics, 1934-2016

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John Light, one of the first scientists to describe the dynamics of chemical reactions on a molecular scale, died Monday, Jan. 18, 2016, in a Denver hospital following a severe illness. He was 81.

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ADHA Mourns Loss of Dental Hygiene Educator and Researcher Margaret M. Walsh, RDH, EdD

ADHA is saddened to announce the death of dental hygiene educator and researcher Margaret M. Walsh, RDH, EdD. Walsh was a valued ADHA member and was a passionate advocate for dental hygiene education.

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Lloyd Rudolph, Leading Scholar and Teacher of South Asia, 1927-2016

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Lloyd Rudolph, professor emeritus of political science, died Jan. 16, in Oakland, Calif. of prostate cancer. He was 88. He had a long and distinguished career at UChicago, almost entirely in collaboration with his wife, Prof. Susanne Hoeber Rudolph, who died in December 2015.

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Natalie Cole's Death: What Is Arterial Pulmonary Hypertension?

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Experts Available to Discuss Life and Legacy of David Bowie

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David Bowie's stylist range kept him vital, says John Covach, director of Institute for Popular Music at University of Rochester

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The Leonard C. Goodman Institute for Investigative Reporting Is Now Accepting Submissions

The deadline for this round of proposals is January 15, 2016. Candidates will be notified of decisions by the end of February 2016. The Institute pays a competitive rate--and covers expenses--for investigative reporting that advances social and economic justice. All stories are published in In These Times magazine and on InTheseTimes.com.

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Top Stories 11 Dec 2015; New Forensic Science Breakthroughs, Breast Cancer Treatment Difference by Age, Racial Disparities in Dialysis, and More...

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Leo Kadanoff, Leading Figure in Theoretical Physics, 1937-2015

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Theoretical physicist Leo Kadanoff, who transformed theory and practice across scientific disciplines, died of respiratory failure on Oct. 26 in Chicago. He was 78.

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Raghavan Narasimhan, Analytically Deft Mathematician, 1937-2015

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Prof. Emeritus Raghavan Narasimhan, known for his analytical prowess in a distinguished career of more than four decades on the UChicago mathematics faculty, died Oct. 3 at Bernard Mitchell Hospital after a brief illness. He was 78.

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Oscar Auerbach: A Longtime Professor at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Who Proved the Case Against Tobacco Use

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Oscar Auerbach's work led to 1964 U.S. Surgeon General Report directly linking smoking to lung cancer, preventing millions of premature deaths

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Amy Kass, Inspirational Teacher Who Treasured a Humanistic Education, 1940 – 2015

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Amy Apfel Kass, AB'62, senior lecturer emeritus in humanities, died on Aug. 19 at her home in Washington, D.C., after a 10-year battle with ovarian cancer and a short battle with leukemia. She was 74.

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Country Music Expert Can Comment on Death of Producer Billy Sherrill

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Philip W. Jackson, Education Scholar Committed to Children's Flourishing, 1928-2015

Jackson, the David Lee Shillinglaw Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus in Education, Psychology and the College, died July 21 due to complications from cancer. He was 86.

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Yoichiro Nambu, Nobel-Winning Theoretical Physicist, 1921-2015

University of Chicago Professor Emeritus Yoichiro Nambu, who received a share of the 2008 Nobel Prize in Physics for his theory about the workings of the subatomic world, died July 5 in Osaka, after an acute heart attack. He was 94.

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David Raup, Paleontologist Who Transformed His Discipline, 1933-2015

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University of Chicago paleontologist David Raup, an innovative authority on evolution and mass extinctions, died of pneumonia July 9 in Sturgeon Bay, Wisc. He was 82.

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Kathryn Barnard, a Pioneer in Infant Mental Health, Dies

Dr. Kathryn E. Barnard, UW School of Nursing professor emeritus and eponymous founder of the school’s Barnard Center on Infant Mental Health and Development, died Saturday, June 27. She was 77.

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Pop-Culture Expert Can Speak About Death of Actor Christopher Lee

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Death of Blues Great BB King. Kip Lornell, Part-Time Professor of Music at GW, Is Available to Discuss King's Lasting Impact

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T.H. Tsien, Scholar and Librarian of East Asian Studies, 1909-2015

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Tsuen-hsuin (T.H.) Tsien, curator emeritus of the East Asian Collection of the Joseph Regenstein Library and professor emeritus of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, passed away April 9 in Chicago. He was 105.