Archive for June, 2013

Jerome Karle, Nobelist for Crystallography, Dies at 94

June 17, 2013 | Faculty, Uncategorized

Jerome Karle, who shared the 1985 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with a former college classmate for creating what is now an essential tool in the development of new drugs, died on June 6 at a hospice in Annandale, Va. He was 94.

Jean Stapleton, Edith Bunker on ‘All in the Family,’ dies

June 3, 2013 | Students, Uncategorized

Jean Stapleton, the stage-trained character actress who played Archie Bunker’s far better half, the sweetly naive Edith, in TV’s groundbreaking 1970s comedy All in the Family, has died. She was 90.

Albert Seedman, Chief of Detectives in New York for Short, Tumultuous Time, Dies at 94

June 3, 2013 | Alumni

Albert Seedman, the New York Police Department’s chief of detectives in the early 1970s who became something of a celebrity as the savvy, cigar-chomping personification of the tough-guy cop while modernizing a tradition-bound force, died on Friday in Delray Beach, Fla. He was 94.