Alumni

Arnold Greenberg, Whose Manhattan Bookstore Fostered Wanderlust, Dies at 83

February 1, 2016 | Alumni

On the corner of 35th Street and Madison Avenue in Manhattan, in a small shop filled with shelves of books containing photographs and stories meant to entice readers to exotic locales, Arnold Greenberg found a place where his passions intersected.

Leila Alaoui, Photographer Wounded in Burkina Faso Siege, Dies at 33

January 20, 2016 | Alumni

Leila Alaoui, a French-Moroccan photographer whose hauntingly beautiful photographs explored themes of migration, cultural identity and displacement, died on Monday night from injuries sustained during a terrorist attack in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. She was 33.

Leonore (Lee) Gugliada dies at 79, taught and inspired Staten Island gardeners

January 10, 2016 | Alumni

Leonore (Lee) Gugliada, 79, of Lighthouse Hill, who happily shared her love of gardening and her store of knowledge and expertise about growing things with gardeners on the Island and beyond, died Friday at home.

Edward Maneski, 73

January 8, 2016 | Alumni

Edward P. Maneski, 73, of Westerleigh, a retired city firefighter and registered nurse who was known for his positive outlook and unconditional generosity, died Wednesday at home, after a long illness.

Sidney Mintz, Father of Food Anthropology, Dies at 93

December 30, 2015 | Alumni

Sidney W. Mintz, a renowned cultural anthropologist who provocatively linked Britain’s insatiable sweet tooth with slavery, capitalism and imperialism, died on Sunday in Plainsboro, N.J. He was 93.

Longtime Reno CEO Lillian Gilbert dies at 101

December 7, 2015 | Alumni

Lillian Gilbert, a rare woman in the mostly all-male ranks of Reno business CEOs in the l940s and 50s, died Sunday at a Reno rehabilitation center, three months short of her 102nd birthday. She had been treated for various illnesses.

Lucia Boletti Gagliardo Of Sothampton Dies October 16

December 1, 2015 | Alumni

Lucia Boletti Gagliardo died on October 16, at Menorah Hospice in Manhattan Beach, Brooklyn, after a short battle with cancer. She was 52.

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.

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.