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Alumnus Keeps Memories Alive at Pentagon Memorial
Article - Wednesday, September 7, 2011

By Robin Herron

Ten years later, the events of Sept. 11, 2001, continue to affect the life of Jim Laychak, BS Accounting ’83 and BS Decision Sciences ’83.

Laychak’s brother, David, a civilian working for the Army at the Pentagon, died when American Airlines Flight 77 crashed into the Pentagon.

A Memorial Comes of Age
Article - Friday, August 26, 2011

Washington Post

By Manuel Roig-Franzia

Nearly 10 years on, airplanes still appear in the distance, vaguely at first, then clearer, then louder, then cringingly closer, wailing past the Pentagon.

Truckers still grind gears on Route 27, commuters still honk and rev and skid to rubber-burning stops in the clotted traffic.

Washington National Cathedral Invites All Americans to Join in Commemorating Tenth Anniversary of 9/11
Press Release - Monday, August 22, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
August 22, 2011

CONTACT: Ari Geller or Meredith MacKenzie, Rabinowitz-Dorf Communications:
(202) 265-3000 (o), ari@rabinowitz-dorf.com (202) 689-4985 (c)
or meredith@rabinowitz-dorf.com (202) 427-2007 (c)

Washington National Cathedral Invites All Americans to
Join in Commemorating Tenth Anniversary of 9/11

Material Landscapes / Liane Hancock
Article - Friday, August 12, 2011

By Sofia Balters

Material Landscapes is an exhibition that recently opened at the Sheldon Art Gallery in St. Louis, Missouri. The show is curated by Liane Hancock, Assistant Professor at Louisiana Tech University.  It features materiality in contemporary landscape architecture through projects by a group of national and international landscape architects.

Memorial Mission After Brother's Loss
Article - Thursday, August 11, 2011

On a recent summer evening, Jim Laychak crouched down and plunged his hand into the small pool beneath a bench at the Pentagon Memorial to clear away tiny stones that had fallen into the water.

"There's his name," Laychak said as he rose, pointing to the words "David W. Laychak" engraved on the bench dedicated to his brother.

Life of Ohio Boy Born on 9/11 Shows New Normal
Article - Thursday, August 11, 2011

Remembering 9/11: A National Day of Service
Article - Monday, August 1, 2011

In observance of the tenth anniversary of September 11, join millions of people across the country in helping others in need.

By Brigitt Hauck

THE 9/11 MEMORIALS: PRELUDE TO AN ANNIVERSARY
Article - Monday, August 1, 2011

New York Social Diary

By Carol Joynt 

US Marks 235th Anniversary of Independence
Article - Monday, July 4, 2011

At home and throughout the world, US citizens today celebrate the 235th anniversary of the Independence of their nation. Vatican Radio’s Alessandro Gisotti is author most recently of an Italian-language volume called l'11 Settembre: una storia che continua – “September 11th, a story that goes on”, that takes an in-depth look at the ongoing struggles, victories and trials – great and small – of people and families touched by the Sept.

National Museum of American History to Commemorate 10th Anniversary of Sept. 11 Attacks
Press Release - Thursday, June 16, 2011

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History will mark the 10-year anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks on America with a display of objects on view Sept. 3 to Sept. 11 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., as well as a public program co-hosted with the National Building Museum, a Smithsonian Channel documentary, outreach to teachers through Thinkfinity.org and a special ceremony Sunday, Sept. 11.

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