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In Memoriam: Xiaojia Ge

Xiaojia GeXiaojia Ge, professor of the Institute of Child Development, best known for his seminal findings of puberty onset on adolescent developmental outcomes, passed away on August 26, 2009. Ge joined ICD in the fall of 2006. He was an exceptional scholar and a dedicated educator. He was a wonderful addition to Child Development and he will be missed by all who knew him. We extend our sympathy to the family of Jenny Li, his wife, who works in Financial Services in the CEHD Dean's Office.

The Star Tribune obituary is available at

A memorial service dedicated to the celebration of his life and our love for him will be held on Wednesday, September 16, 2009, at 2 p.m. at the Coffman Theatre, Coffman Memorial Union, 300 Washington Avenue, SE, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 55455.

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