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RE: Northen Illinois University Shootings
> From: owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu [mailto:owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu]
> On Behalf Of Williams, Scott
> Dear Friends,
> Just a quick update regarding the tragedy at NIU yesterday.
> As mentioned all of the Burpee crew who attend classes at NIU
> are fine, Burpee Curator Mike Henderson who teaches another
> geology class is fine.
> Unfortunately the class that was attacked was an Intro to
> Oceanography class taught by Ph.D. student, Joseph Peterson.
> As some of you may know, Joe was part of the team that
> discovered and excavated Jane our juvy Tyrannosaurus. Joe is
> also an SVP member, and has done a few poster presentations
> at the annual meetings. Joe was shot by the gunman in the
> shoulder; fortunately Joe was not seriously injured and is
> expected to make a recovery. Joe emailed today and said he
> was ok. I wanted to update this so those of you who are
> friends with Joe know that he is ok. Once again, thank you
> all for your concerns.
Thanks for keeping us updated. Glad to hear that Joe has made it okay. And
on behalf of all of us on the DML, our thoughts are with you and the NIU
Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Email: email@example.com Phone: 301-405-4084
Office: Centreville 1216
Senior Lecturer, Vertebrate Paleontology
Dept. of Geology, University of Maryland
Faculty Director, Earth, Life & Time Program, College Park Scholars
Mailing Address: Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Department of Geology
Building 237, Room 1117
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742 USA