Oladapo Atitebi, CC ’11, known to friends as an avid Sherlock Holmes fan, “terrific dancer,” supporter of the Manchester United Football Club, and former secretary and webmaster of Columbia University African Students Association, died on Feb. 10 at the age of 24.
Colleagues remember Karen Blank, who served as Barnard’s dean of studies for 19 years, as a kind and gentle mentor and strong supporter of both academics and athletics.
Philip Watts, GSAS ’91 and former chair of Columbia’s French department, died July 20 at his home in New York. He was 52.
Steven Guerzon, a student in the Master of Arts in Regional Studies – East Asia program at Columbia’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, died in an accidental pool drowning at his Long Island home on September 13. He was 23 years old.
Minghui Yu, a statistics Ph.D. candidate in Columbia’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, died April 4 when he was struck by a car after fleeing an attempted mugging on 122nd Street and Broadway.
Charles Tilly, Columbia’s Joseph L. Buttenwieser Professor of Social Science and founder of the noted Workshop on Contentious Politics, died April 29 after a 20-year struggle with cancer that fluctuated in severity. He was 78.
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