Yesterday, Syracuse University held a virtual memorial service in Hendricks Chapel and the Place of Remembrance. A recording of the service is available on SU’s Remembrance Scholars webpage. The video also includes commemorations traditionally delivered by Remembrance Scholars during the closing ceremony of Remembrance Week and tributes from family, friends, and others.Details
Syracuse University hosted a beautifully conducted memorial service this afternoon, a recording of which should be available within the next few days. Remembrance Scholars have shared a video of their annual Celebration of Life commemoration, which is available here. Syracuse University posted a video, featuring words and images from across the decades, on Facebook.Details
Attorney General William Barr formally announced charges against Abu Agila Mas’ud today.
Nearly 32 years to the day after 270 people lost their lives in the attack on Pan American Flight 103, the United Stated Justice Department in on the verge of filing charges against Abu Agila Mas’ud. Mas’ud’s link to the bombing was revealed in part through the investigative reporting of Ken Dornstein, whose brother, David,…Details
The 2020 Remembrance Week at Syracuse University is another casualty of the COVID pandemic, but this year’s scholars will commemorate the lives of those lost on Pan Am 103 in a variety of ways throughout the year. Today, scholars set up the 35 chairs behind the Wall of Remembrance on campus. Several scholars sat in…Details
Syracuse University released the names of the Remembrance Scholars for the 2020-21 academic year. Congratulations, and I hope circumstances will allow me to photograph events during Remembrance Week this fall. Vasundhra Aggarwal of Delhi, India, a student in the School of Architecture and a member of the Renée Crown University Honors Program;Andrew Benbenek of Cicero,…Details
Today, I join those who remember, mourn, commemorate, and celebrate those who lost their lives in the bombing of Pan Am 103.
Due to my teaching schedule this semester, I will be unable to attend most of the events scheduled for this year’s Remembrance Week. As in years past, I will post stories from campus as I receive them. The first is a Daily Orange video of last night’s candlelight ceremony.