A memorial service was held for MIE graduate student Olubasayo Awomolo on Monday, December 6, from 12pm to 1pm in the Mechanical and Industrial Enginnering atrium. The memorial was attended by members of Olubusayo’s family, UIC faculty and students, and representatives from local news media.
Olubasayo was a current graduate student in the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department at UIC, and he had previously earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from UIC. He was murdered, tragically, on November 29, 2010.
For more information about the memorial, click here: ‘Slain Grad Student Remembered at Memorial’
For the full news story, click here: ‘Engineering Faculty, Classmates Stunned by Murder of Graduate Student’