Memorial service for Professor Diane Michelangeli

A memorial service will be held today for Professor Diane Michelangeli. The service of remembrance will take place at 4pm in the chapel of the Scott Religious Centre. York’s flag will also fly at half mast today.

Michelangeli, an atmospheric science professor at York closely involved with NASA’s high-profile Phoenix mission to Mars, died on Aug. 30 of cancer. She was 45. (For the full Passings notice, see the Sept. 4, 2007 issue of YFile.)

For more information on the memorial, contact Paola Panaro, administrative assistant, Department of Earth and Space Science & Engineering, Faculty of Science & Engineering, at ext. 55245, or e-mail