Celebration of Hugh D. Young-Mellon College of Science - Carnegie Mellon University

Celebration of Hugh D. Young:
Physicist, Educator, Musician, Explorer

Please join Mellon College of Science Dean Fred Gilman and Department of Physics Head Steve Garoff as we celebrate the life and legacy of Hugh D. Young, whose 52-year career at Carnegie Mellon left an indelible mark on generations of students, colleagues and alumni.

His passion for physics, dedication to educational excellence, and insatiable desire to live life to its fullest shone through in all that he did, whether it was teaching, playing the organ or hiking desert canyons in southern Utah. Professor Young made a difference in the lives of thousands of students, and we look forward to honoring his life and celebrating his accomplishments with you.


  • Join us in Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Hugh D. Young at Carnival 2014.
  • Do you have a favorite memory of Hugh Young that you'd like to share? Email Amy Pavlak (apavlak@andrew.cmu.edu) with your story.
  • Memorial donations may be made to the Hugh D. Young Graduate Student Teaching Award at Carnegie Mellon University, P.O. Box 371525, Pittsburgh, PA 15251-7525. Checks should be made payable to Carnegie Mellon University with the Hugh D. Young Graduate Student Teaching Award noted in the memo line.

Please join us

Friday, April 11, 2014

Location: College of Fine Arts, Kresge Theatre and Great Hall

Hors d’oeuvres: 6:00–6:30pm
Program: 6:30–7:00pm
Reception: 7:00–8:00pm

R.S.V.P. for Celebration of
Hugh D. Young by Monday, April 7