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Brian P. Murphy ’86-’87, Cambridge’s assistant city manager for community development, passed away last Thursday. Colleagues recall Murphy's dedication and hard work ethic.
Flowers and cards on the skywalk between Brigham and Women’s Hospital’s main building and Shapiro building commemorate Wednesday the death of Harvard Medical School assistant professor Michael J. Davidson, who died Tuesday after he was shot on the second floor of the Shapiro building. Business appeared to proceed as usual at the Brigham on Wednesday morning, with no visibly increased security presence and no police presence.
Michael J. Davidson, an assistant professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital’s director of endovascular cardiac surgery, died Tuesday after being shot at the Brigham.
Vatter, who taught a managerial economics course that centered on statistical analysis and decision-making, is best remembered for explaining challenging concepts in an understandable and engaging way.
Bercovitch, a leader in the field of American studies, died of cancer on Dec. 9. He was 81.
Daniel Albright, a professor of Literature, author of 16 books, and a former Guggenheim Fellow, died unexpectedly on Jan. 3. He was 69.
Zelen, a professor in the Biostatistics department at the School of Public Health, died on Nov. 15 from cancer. He was 87.
Originally from South Africa, John Briscoe also spent two decades working for the World Bank, where he served as the country director for Brazil, the organization’s biggest borrower.
Former Chair of the Anthropology Department Irven DeVore, who taught generations of Harvard undergraduates a lotteried class popularly known as “Sex”, died last week at age 80.
Friends and family of Haley A. Rue ’17, who died this summer while traveling in Germany, packed Memorial Church and Annenberg Hall on Thursday night for an evening in memoriam.
A former director of the Harvard-Yenching Institute, Patrick D. Hanan is remembered for his contributions to sinology.
Romance Languages and Literatures professor Nicolau Sevcenko, who died in mid-August, is fondly remembered by his colleagues.
Melvin Jenkins, known by students and frequenters of Harvard Square as a warm and friendly man, died on June 16 in Massachusetts General Hospital.