1. March 25, 2024

    Obituary — Hubert I. Cohen

    Hubert Irwin (“Hugh”) Cohen, professor of film, television and media in LSA, and of arts and ideas in the humanities in the Residential College, died March 1 at age 93.

  2. March 11, 2024

    Obituary — Charles Beck

    Charles B. Beck, professor emeritus of botany, died Feb. 26 at the age of 96. In 1955, he accepted a faculty position at U-M, ultimately becoming chairman of the Department of Botany.

  3. February 12, 2024

    Obituary — Daniel T. Longone

    Daniel (Dan) T. Longone, professor emeritus of chemistry and well known culinary and wine historian, died peacefully Jan. 28 in Ann Arbor at the age of 91.

  4. January 8, 2024

    Obituary — John R. Knott

    John Knott, 86, professor emeritus of English, died Jan. 2. At U-M, he developed a national reputation as a scholar of early modern literature.

  5. January 8, 2024

    Obituary — Xiaohong Xu

    Xiaohong Xu, assistant professor of sociology, died Dec. 12, 2023, at Angela Hospice near his home in Ann Arbor after a long struggle with cancer. He was 45 years old.

  6. December 22, 2023

    Obituary — Joseph Timothy Marks

    Joseph Timothy Marks, 75, died Nov. 23, 2023, surrounded by the love of his family. He dedicated his professional life to academia, retiring as curator emeritus at UM-Dearborn.

  7. December 18, 2023

    Obituary — Ara Paul

    Ara G. Paul, dean emeritus of the College of Pharmacy and professor emeritus of pharmacognosy, who grew the college into one of the nation’s premier pharmacy programs, died Nov. 15 at age 94.

  8. December 18, 2023

    Obituary — Leslie Thornton II

    Leslie Thornton II, age 77, died peacefully at home on Dec. 5. He was born on Sept. 15, 1946, in Detroit to Katherine and Leslie James Thornton Sr., and was raised in Hamtramck where he went to primary school and graduated high school.

  9. December 18, 2023

    Obituary — L.A. Peter Gosling

    Lee Anthony Peter (Pete) Gosling died peacefully, from a recurrence of lymphoma, at his home in Ann Arbor on Dec. 13, 2023, surrounded by his immediate family.

  10. December 13, 2023

    Remembering LSA assistant professor Xiaohong Xu

    Xiaohong Xu, assistant professor of sociology and associate director of the Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies, died Dec. 12 after a long struggle with cancer. He was 45 years old.