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Memorial services set for Mayr, Skiotis

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Mayr memorial service on April 29

A memorial service for renowned Harvard evolutionary biologist Ernst Mayr, the Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology Emeritus, will be held Friday (April 29) at 2 p.m. in Memorial Church.

Harvard faculty members James Hanken and Edward O. Wilson will deliver tributes. They will be joined by Walter Bock, professor of evolutionary biology at Columbia University; Jared Diamond, professor of physiology at the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine; and Frank Sulloway, a visiting scholar in the Institute of Personality and Social Research at the University of California, Berkeley.

Skiotis memorial service on May 6

A memorial service for Dennis N. Skiotis, director of undergraduate studies at Harvard’s Department of History from 1985 to 1998, and associate director of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies from 1976 to 1985, will be held May 6 from 3 to 5 p.m. at Adams House, 26 Plympton St. Skiotis passed away Oct. 19 from complications of pneumonia after a long struggle with leukemia. He was 67.

Please contact Victoria Macy at (617) 495-2259 for further information.