September 20, 2004
Memorial to honor life, work of graduate
student Jessica Roy
The Sociology Department will hold a memorial to honor the
life and work of Jessica Roy on October 15.
Roy, a third-year graduate student in sociology, died August
27, 2004, in a car accident while in Nairobi, Kenya. She was
conducting dissertation research aimed at improving the health
and livelihood of Kenyan families through better access to clean
The memorial service will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the
Arboretum Conference Room on Empire Grade. Directions
to the Arboretum are online. There is some parking at the
site, but carpooling is recommended. Directional signs will
be posted at the entrance to the Arboretum.
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