“We must stand together to heal.”

Judith Rodin, President of the University


Quotes from a day of tragedy

Within hours of the attack on the World Trade Center and Pentagon, the University mobilized. Houston Hall became a haven for concerned students.

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Counselors, this one from Human Resources, were on hand to advise the grieving.

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Dining Services put out food for those who still had appetites.

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And the University set up large TVs to show live news coverage of the attack.

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At a Sept. 13 service commemorating those who lost their lives in the attack, Hillel Rabbi Howard Alpert (left to right), Imam Kenneth Nur-id Din of Majlis Ash-Shura, Father Charles Pfeffer of the Newman Center and Chaplain William Gipson all offered reflections and words of comfort. University President Judith Rodin also spoke at the service.

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And responding to a campus-wide rush to give blood, the American Red Cross staged a blood drive on campus Sept. 14.

Blood drive photo by Candace diCarlo; all others by Daniel R. Burke

 

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Originally published on September 27, 2001