Faculty In Memoriam

A.I. Sabra  (1924 - 2013)

A.I. Sabra (1924 - 2013)

Professor of the History of Arabic Science, Emeritus

Abdelhamid Ibrahim ("Bashi") Sabra, Professor Emeritus of the History of Arabic Science at Harvard University, passed away on December 18 in Lexington, Massachusetts after a long illness. Born in 1924 to a family of modest means in the Egyptian city of Tanta, Sabra was able to receive an education because he was his parents' only child to survive infancy.
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Sylvan S. Schweber

Sylvan S. Schweber

Professor of Physics, Emeritus

Silvan(Sam) Schweber was born in Strasbourg, France in 1928.  He came to the United States in July 1942. He attended the City College of NY and graduated as a chemistry and physics major in 1947.... Read more about Sylvan S. Schweber