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In Memory of Travis Bean

In Memoriam Travis Bean Asst. Cooperative Extension Specialist in Weed Science, Department of Botany and Plant Sciences (1977 - 2020) Travis Bean, University of California, Riverside Assistant Cooperative Extension Specialist in Weed Science in the Department of Botany and Plant Sciences, passed away on May 27, 2020. Travis joined the UCR Department of Botany and...

In Memory of Anne Kernan

In Memoriam Ann Kernan UCR Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Physics (1933 - 2020) Distinguished Professor of Physics Emeritus Anne Kernan passed away on May 11, 2020. She joined the University of California, Riverside in 1967 and retired in 1994 after 27 years of service. She was influential in founding and building the experimental high energy...

Remembering Jolinda A. Traugh

In Memoriam Jolinda A. Traugh UCR Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry and Biochemist (1937 - 2019) Jolinda A. Traugh, Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry and Biochemist, passed away on October 11, 2019. She was 82 years old. In 1960, Dr. Traugh earned her undergraduate degree from University of California, Davis becoming one of the first women to...

In Memory of Christopher Robertson

In Memoriam Christopher A. Robertson UCR Professor Emeritus of Statistics (1942 - 2019) Christopher Robertson, a professor emeritus of statistics who taught at UC Riverside for over three decades, passed away June 15. He was 77. Robertson was born in London, England and received his bachelor of arts in mathematics from Trinity College, University of...

In Memory of Keith Knapp

In Memoriam Keith Knapp UCR Professor Emeritus of Resource Economics in the Department of Environmental Science (1950 - 2019) Keith passed away on November 27th, 2019, surrounded by his family and friends, in Riverside, California. Born in Wichita, Kansas, on July 28th, 1950, Keith was the first son of William H. and Jane L. Knapp...

Remembering Charles W. Coggins

In Memoriam Charles W. Coggins UCR Professor Emeritus of Plant Physiology (1930 - 2019) Charles (Charlie) W. Coggins, a professor emeritus of plant physiology, was known for groundbreaking citrus research that extended the growing season of navel and Valencia oranges. Charlie was a treasured member of CNAS and the Department of Botany and Plant Sciences...

In Memory of Robert John Beaver

In Memoriam Robert John Beaver UCR Professor Emeritus of Statistics and Statistician (1937 - 2019) Robert John Beaver was born on March 27, 1937 in Mt. Carmel, Pennsylvania and passed away on August 13, 2019. Bob Beaver grew up in Kulpmont, a small coal mining town in Central Pennsylvania. He graduated from Bloomsburg State Teachers...

Remembering Anthony W. Norman

In Memoriam Anthony W. Norman UCR Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences Emeritus (1938 - 2019) Dr. Anthony W. Norman, Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences Emeritus at UCR, passed away on June 14, 2019. He was 81. Born in Ames, Iowa in 1938, Tony earned his BS from Oberlin College in 1959...

Remembering Professor Carlton R. Bovell

In Memoriam Carlton Rowland Bovell UCR Professor Emeritus of Biology (1924 - 2019) Born and raised in New York City, Dr. Bovell served on the Italian front in World War II as a medic. He later received his bachelor's degree at Brooklyn College in 1949 and his master's degree there in 1952. He then moved...

In Memory of Robert Stephen White

In Memoriam Robert Stephen White UCR Professor Emeritus of Physics and Astronomy (1920 - 2018) R. Stephen White, a Distinguished Professor of Physics (now Physics and Astronomy) at UC Riverside until he retired in 1990, passed away peacefully on April 8, 2018 in Santa Barbara after a series of illnesses. Steve joined the UCR physics...
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