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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 water.

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.

See earlier Currents Online article.

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