In Memoriam

Remembering those who have passed away.

 

 

 

 

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Cecil “Jake” Waddington, 1929-2020

Professor Emeritus Jake Waddington passed away on October 1, 2020. He was 91 years old. Jake had been a member of the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Minnesota since 1962 and will be greatly missed.

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Mikhail "Misha" Voloshin, 1953-2020

Professor Misha Voloshin passed away on March 20, 2020 from heart failure. He had been battling lymphoma for several years. Misha had been a member of the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Minnesota since 1990 and will be greatly missed.

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A Fellowship has been founded in his name at the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Minnesota. To make a gift, visit the University Foundation website.


Walter "Cork" Johnson

Walter "Cork" Johnson, 1928-2019

Professor Emeritus Cork Johnson passed away on September 24, 2019. Cork had been a member of the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Minnesota since 1958 and will be greatly missed.

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A Scholarship has been founded in his name at the College of Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota. To make a gift, visit the University Foundation website.


Hans Courant

Hans Courant, 1924-2019

Professor Emeritus Hans Courant passed away on August 21, 2019. Hans had been a member of the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Minnesota since 1963 and will be greatly missed.

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