Archive for August, 2015

Joseph Traub, Who Helped Bring Computer Science to Universities, Dies at 83

August 27, 2015 | Alumni

Joseph Frederick Traub was born on June 24, 1932, in Karlsruhe, Germany, the only child of Leo Traub and the former Mimi Nussbaum. Leo Traub was a banker in Karlsruhe, but after the Nazis seized the bank in 1938, the family fled and arrived in New York in 1939. Joseph attended the Bronx High School of Science and earned an undergraduate degree in math and physics from City College of New York.

Sally Gross, Choreographer of Minimalist Dances, Dies at 81

August 20, 2015 | Alumni

Sally Gross, a leading avant-garde dancer and choreographer whose minimalist works helped propel the postmodern dance movement, died on Monday in Sag Harbor, N.Y. She was 81.