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  • Kim Rotzoll, longtime dean of College of Communications, dies

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Kim B. Rotzoll, recently retired as the dean of the College of Communications at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, died today (Nov. 4) in Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana from complications related to cancer. He was 68.

  • David L. Swanson, associate provost at Illinois, dies at age 60

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - David L. Swanson, the associate provost at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, died early today of a heart attack at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. He was 60.

  • Bob Reid, influential journalism professor at Illinois, dies at age 64

    Robert D. Reid, a recently retired professor of journalism at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, suffered a heart attack and died early today at his home in Champaign. He was 64.

     

  • Howard K. Birnbaum, materials expert at University of Illinois, dies at age 72

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Howard K. Birnbaum, an expert in the science of materials who developed new concepts to prevent materials from failing, died Sunday (Jan. 23) at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, Ill. A professor emeritus at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Birnbaum was 72 years old and had lived in Champaign.

  • Chemist Kenneth L. Rinehart dies at 76

    CHAMPAIGN -Kenneth L. Rinehart, a chemistry professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign who was internationally known for his research on organic compounds involved in biological activity, died Monday at his Urbana home after a long illness. He was 76.

  • Nobel Laureate Paul C. Lauterbur, developer of MRI, dies at age 77

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Paul C. Lauterbur, a University of Illinois professor of chemistry who was awarded a Nobel Prize in 2003 for his pioneering work in the development of magnetic resonance imaging, died this morning at his home in Urbana, Ill.

  • Irwin C. Gunsalus, renowned biochemist, dies at 96

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Irwin C. Gunsalus, an internationally renowned biochemist and enzymologist who discovered several vitamins and made seminal contributions to the understanding of bacterial and human metabolism, died Oct. 25 at his home in Andalusia, Ala. He was 96.

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    Paulette J. (Kaminski) Graziano … David H. Offner … Loren W. Wardlow … and Memorial Service: Elizabeth Kelly-Fry

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    Nancy Abelmann … James E. Barden Sr. … Dr. Sol Barnett … Diana Jane Fillenwarth Ganley … Lois J. Seibold … Dominic O. Skaperdas and Memorial services: Verlin B. “Andy” Anderson … Martha Rae Swartz Barbee … Alfred “Bud” Cler

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    John R. Dahl … Malcolm Gale Davis … Beverly D. Rodriguez

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    Sorab Pirozshah Mistry

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    Douglas Einar Applequist … Beth E. Morrison Carbonneau … Albert Ehmen … Joan L. Mitchell … Jared Cleveland Risken

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     Marilyn E. Adleman … Daniel Bowers Kennedy … Jeff D. Kindhart … Theo “Bow” Oliver

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    John W. Andresen … Gerald Brighton … Artha L. Chamberlain … Margaret Ann Harsacky … Martin Donald Ignazito … Plessa Edward Mast … Frederick A. Rodgers … Joseph T. Verdeyen; and Memorial service for Frances Jo Freeman Crawford.

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    Frederic Kris Lehman

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    William Leno Anderson ... Gaylord Frederick ... Zoltan Ujhelyi

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    Frederic Magill Jenkins … Reiner "Tom" Zuidema
    Memorial Services: Bonnie B. Armbruster … Thomas S. Elliott … Frances M. Johnson.

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    Hillel V. Gauchman … John R. Shumard … Andrew “Tippy” Young Jr. III

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    Robert L. Sprague

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    Werner Baer … Andrew Bendel … Paul Wayne Dollins … Jerry D. "Squirrel" Exum, … Betty June (Brooks) Smith Golladay … Bill Hawn … Donna Mae Menacher

    Memorial services: Paul Clifton Jr. and Gail Scherba 

  • Former U. of I. police chief remembered as great leader

    Former University of Illinois police chief Paul Dollins is being remembered as a leader in law enforcement, a community builder and a great friend.

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    Margaret R. Henry … Clarence Lee "Pete" Phillips … Daniel Keith Slack

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    Kimbra Lisa Burris … Gerald L. Fuoss … Danuta Maria Gorecka… Fred Monroe Gottheil … JoAnne Porter … M. Mobin Shorish

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    Clifton G. Bergeron … Sally Kemp Dawson Buford … Carl S. Coad … Melbourne David "Pete" Eveland … William Hall Christie Maxwell … Burr Nelson … Audrey Louise (Handley) Trees

    Memorial Service: Kathryn Avery Cobb Burtness 

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    Betty Ann Nelson … Roger A. Sommer … Jane Terry … Pauline Elizabeth Thrasher