A Brown University graduate student is dead after an apparent suicide.
South Korean Hyoun Ju Sohn was a first year doctoral student in the Brown Physics Program. Sohn fell or leapt from the university’s science library Tuesday. The multi-story building sits in the heart of the school’s Providence campus. Police responded to the scene a little after noon.
Brown held a vigil for the campus community Tuesday night. In a statement, University President, Christina Paxson wrote that Sohn was beloved by his undergraduate students as a teaching assistant. She urged students to seek support or counseling should they need it, and to take care of one another.
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