Archive for October, 2015

Founder of Studley dead at 88

October 22, 2015 | Faculty

Julien J., 88, a prominent real estate broker and advisor, passed away at his home on October 13, 2015, survived by his cherished and devoted wife of 28 years, Jane Studley.

Lennart Anderson, Painter Who Put Modern Twist on the Masters, Dies at 87

October 21, 2015 | Faculty

Lennart Anderson, one of the most prominent and admired painters to translate figurative art into a modern idiom, died on Thursday at his home in Brooklyn. He was 87.

Rosalyn Baxandall, Feminist Historian and Activist, Dies at 76

October 15, 2015 | Students

Rosalyn Baxandall, a feminist historian who was among the first to bring scholarly attention to the historical role of women in the workplace and to expand the meaning of “women’s work,” died on Tuesday night at her home in Manhattan. She was 76.

Vivian Stromberg, Who Worked to Aid Women, Dies at 74

October 14, 2015 | Alumni

Vivian Stromberg, a founder and later the executive director of Madre, an aid and human rights organization that supports women’s groups around the world, died on Sept. 24 at her home in Brooklyn. She was 74.

William E. Paul, immunologist who shaped HIV/AIDS research, dies at 79

October 8, 2015 | Alumni

William E. Paul, a leading immunologist with the National Institutes of Health who oversaw and redirected HIV/AIDS research in the United States in the mid-1990s, when some activists feared that an effective treatment was becoming increasingly elusive, died Sept. 18 at a hospital in New York City. He was 79.

Chantal Akerman, Whose Films Examined Women’s Inner Lives, Dies at 65

October 7, 2015 | Faculty

Chantal Akerman, the Belgian director whose ruminative, meticulous observation of women’s inner lives, often using long takes, made her a pioneer in feminist and experimental filmmaking, died here on Monday. She was 65.