‘Everyone’s Recovery Is Different’

Stephanie Klein-Davis for The Chronicle

Jerzy Nowak’s wife, a scholar of French, was among those fatally shot at Virginia Tech. He later retired from his job as head of the horticulture department and raised their daughter, who is now a student at Simon Fraser U., in British Columbia.
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Jerzy Nowak still has an office in Saunders Hall. Though retired from Virginia Tech, he comes here for a few hours each weekday. He keeps up with former colleagues, continues to advise two graduate students engaged in research. He calls the campus...

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