Death of Irwin Oreskes

1927 - March 1, 2013
New York, New York

Professor at NYC's Hunter College dies
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MEGHAN BARR, The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Irwin Oreskes, a professor emeritus at Hunter College who studied biochemistry and taught laboratory science, has died at age 86.

Oreskes, who suffered a brain hemorrhage after a fall and died on Friday in Manhattan, was a member of the City University of New York doctoral faculty in biochemistry until his retirement from Hunter College in 2003. He was a beloved teacher and mentor to generations of students.

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