Paleonet: Virginia Tech shooting

Michal Kowalewski michalk at
Tue Apr 17 01:45:15 UTC 2007


Thanks for the email. Yes, it is hard to believe what happened here. 
Fortunately, to my knowledge, all folks in our department are OK (as 
far as it is possible given the circumstances).


At 05:38 PM 4/16/2007, you wrote:
>Thank you so much for your message!  I heard about it driving in to 
>work this morning, and was hoping that you were all OK.  What a crazy world!
>On Apr 16, 2007, at 10:18 AM, Michal Kowalewski wrote:
>>Dear Colleagues,
>>This email is a bit off topic, but it may be the fastest way to let
>>all interested know that the Virginia Tech Geosciences Building was
>>not directly involved in the shooting tragedy that happened today in
>>Blacskburg (see news website). The names of victims have not been
>>realized, but as far as I know all faculty, post-docs, and students
>>from our department (including all from our paleontology group) are
>>OK. They cancelled all classes and kept us all locked in our buliding
>>for a few hours, but things seem to be back to normal by now and the
>>campus should re-open on Wednesday.
>>Michal Kowalewski
>>Department of Geosciences
>>Virginia Tech
>>Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
>>Tel: 540-231-5951
>>Fax: 540-231-3386
>>Email: <mailto:michalk at>michalk at
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