CHICAGO (AP) — The University of Chicago will grant a doctorate degree to a student who was killed during a series of shootings last winter.
Colleagues got access to key documents in Yiran Fan’s Dropbox account and successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation about bank behaviors and risky lending.READ MORE: 8 People Shot, 4 Fatally, After Argument At Gathering In Englewood
The 30-year-old Fan was randomly killed while sitting in a car in a parking garage in January, the first of seven people to be shot by a single gunman.READ MORE: Suburban Mom's Facebook Was Hacked, And She Was Locked Out, Years Of Memories Disappearing
Five died. Professor Veronica Guerrieri says Fan, a native of Beijing, was an “amazing student.”MORE NEWS: Massive Chemical Plant Fire In Rockton, Illinois, Could Burn For Days
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