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Boston 25 News

Joy Lim Nakrin of Fox 25 reports on the construction and dedication of the memorial built in honor of Officer Sean Collier. “When asked to design the memorial by the Collier Committee, I was both honored and very nervous and anxious. How could any physical structure truly commemorate this incredible life and service?” said Prof. J. Meejin Yoon, the memorial’s architect. 


During a ceremony on Wednesday, MIT unveiled a new memorial built in honor of MIT Police Officer Sean Collier, reports Jack Harper for WCVB. “The goal was really to take that notion of what is strength and how to celebrate Sean,” said Prof. J. Meejin Yoon, the memorial's architect. 

Associated Press

The Associated Press reports that MIT has dedicated a new memorial in honor of Officer Sean Collier. The memorial, “features five granite walls arranged in a radial pattern resembling the spread fingers of an open hand, connected by a vault in the center where ‘In the line of duty, Sean Collier April 18, 2013’ is etched.” 


NECN reports on the “National Peace Officers Memorial Day” ceremony in which fallen MIT Officer Sean Collier was among those honored. More than half the MIT police force turned out for the service held in Washington, D.C.

USA Today

Hailey Lee reports on how Boston area college students are remembering the Boston Marathon bombings last year, highlighting the memorial ceremony for Officer Sean Collier, as well as the rally held in support of the MIT strong marathon team in a USA Today article.

Boston Magazine

“A select group rallied together and organized an independent project called ‘Cranes for Collier,’ and asked people to help create as many mini paper cranes as possible for a display in Collier’s name that would demonstrate the strength and support of the MIT community,” writes Boston Magazine reporter Steve Annear.

Boston Herald

Boston Herald reporter Andrew Blom writes about the ceremony held at MIT on April 18 to honor Officer Sean Collier.

Associated Press

The Associated Press features the remembrance ceremony held in honor of Officer Sean Collier on Friday, April 18.

The Tech

“MIT has backed its own team, MIT Strong, to run the 2014 Boston Marathon in memory of MIT Police Officer Sean Collier, who died in violence following bombings at the 2013 marathon,” writes Tushar Kamath of The Tech. The team is comprised of students, faculty, and staff from across MIT.


WCVB’s Jack Harper reports on the ceremony held to honor Officer Sean Collier and the rally to support the MIT Strong marathon team, which is raising funds for the Collier Memorial Fund.


Kayna Whitworth of WHDH 7 reports on the MIT Strong marathon team running in honor of Officer Sean Collier.

Boston 25 News

“During a remembrance ceremony at MIT, Officer Sean Collier is recalled as a young man with a kind heart, an adventurous spirit, spot-on instincts and someone with the willingness to help a stranger,” reports Sharman Sacchetti for FOX 25.


Reporting for WBUR, Bob Oakes and Shannon Dooling look back at the night Officer Sean Collier was killed.

The Washington Post

“On Friday, friends, family and residents of greater Boston came together to insist that Sean Collier, remembered as an outgoing and friendly MIT campus police officer, will not be forgotten,” writes Washington Post reporter Wesley Lowery of the memorial ceremony held for Sean Collier.

Los Angeles Times

Michael Muskal of the Los Angeles Times reports on MIT’s remembrance for Officer Sean Collier, as well as efforts to raise funds for the Collier Memorial Fund, which will pay for scholarships at MIT and at the Massachusetts Police Academy.