obituary

Fri, Aug 15, 2014, 9:45pm
David Rosand, CC ’59, GSAS ’62, and GSAS ’65, a longtime Columbia professor who chaired the art history and archaeology department for seven years, died on August 8. He was 75.
Thu, Jul 31, 2014, 12:07am
Al Paul, Director of Athletics at Columbia during the creation of the Columbia-Barnard Athletic consortium, died Monday at 88.
Tue, Jul 1, 2014, 12:27pm
Andrew Hamilton, GS ’13, who had been heavily involved in the Philolexian Society and various on-campus theater groups, died in New York City on June 24.
Thu, Jun 5, 2014, 8:00pm
Colleagues remember Morton Friedman, a longtime professor and former vice dean at the School of Engineering and Applied Science, as a mentor and a repository of knowledge about Columbia.
Mon, Mar 24, 2014, 6:24pm
Harmeet Singh Sohal, GS, has died, School of General Studies Dean of Students Tom Harford announced in an email to students on Monday.
Fri, Feb 28, 2014, 6:06am
Colleagues and students remember Becker as an adventurous learner and an effective teacher. He was 53.
Fri, Feb 14, 2014, 1:44am
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.
Wed, Feb 12, 2014, 3:21am
Prominent Latin American literary critic and former chair of the department of Spanish and Portuguese Jaime Alazraki, GSAS ’67, died on Feb. 9.
Tue, Jan 28, 2014, 1:10am
Allan Strauss, a Public Safety officer who worked at Barnard for more than 27 years, died suddenly over the weekend of still unspecified causes, Barnard Dean Avis Hinkson announced in an email today. He was 59.
Fri, Jan 3, 2014, 5:51pm
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.

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