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University Of Maryland Professor dies from coronavirus

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Posted at 4:54 PM, Apr 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-05 16:57:17-04

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — A University of Maryland professor has died from the coronavirus.

Professor David C. Driskell, a renowned artist, art historian, collector, and curator was identified as the victim.

President Wallace D. Loh released a statement on Saturday:

“To many on campus, Professor Driskell was a beloved friend. We grieve his passing. On behalf of the University, I offer our deepest condolences to his wife Thelma, to his daughters Daviryne and Daphne, and to his many friends and colleagues.”

To read his full statement, click here.