Memorial service set for Thursday

October 26, 2011

Emporia State University is planning a memorial service for Yawei Fan and Zheng Lin, two international students who died Oct. 20 in an apartment fire.

The memorial service will begin at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 27, in Albert Taylor Hall on the ESU campus.

Fan, a sophomore in chemistry, and Lin, a graduate student in English, were from Dalian in the Liaoning province of China. They came to Emporia State in the Fall 2009 semester from Liaoning Normal University.

Also on Thursday, Interim ESU President Ed Flentje has ordered that ESU flags on campus be lowered to half-staff.



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