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Joslin Diabetes Center Remembers Lee Iacocca

Joslin Diabetes Center

Joslin Diabetes Center, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, is paying tribute to the late Lee Iacocca, who passed away on July 2, at age 94. Mr. Iacocca was a generous supporter of research to find a cure for type 1 diabetes.

3-Jul-2019 4:25 PM EDT


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David Thouless — Nobel Laureate and University of Washington Professor Emeritus — Dies at Age 84

University of Washington

David James Thouless, Nobel laureate and a professor emeritus at the University of Washington, died in Cambridge in the U.K. on April 6, 2019. He was 84 years old.

12-Apr-2019 4:30 PM EDT
Newswise: ‘Special Airlift Mission 41’ To Conduct College Station Flyover In Honor Of President George H.W. Bush

Article ID: 704982

‘Special Airlift Mission 41’ To Conduct College Station Flyover In Honor Of President George H.W. Bush

Texas A&M University

The 89th Airlift Wing, based at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, will conduct a tribute flight in honor of former President George H.W. Bush with an Air Force VC-25A over the interment site at the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library Center on the campus of Texas A&M University today at about 3:55 p.m. CST.

5-Dec-2018 1:05 PM EST



Article ID: 702016

IMSA Announces Passing of Founder, Dr. Leon Lederman

Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA)

It is with heartfelt sorrow that Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy announces the death of its founder, Dr. Leon Lederman, on Wednesday, October 3 at the age of 96. As a physicist, researcher, university professor, national laboratory director, and Nobel Laureate, Dr. Leon Lederman influenced the role of science and science education, but will be remembered most by the IMSA Community for his love of science and students.

10-Oct-2018 4:05 PM EDT


Article ID: 699097

‘Soul Serenade:’ Aretha Franklin’s Legacy of Music

West Virginia University

As the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin’s music was woven into the tapestry of the American experience, the “emotional depth” of a country struggling with racial divides and the emergence of women demanding respect and equal rights. West Virginia University’s Travis Stimeling says with Franklin’s range of genres—from gospel and jazz to country—she earned her place as a “masterful interpreter of songs.”

16-Aug-2018 11:05 AM EDT

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