The History Community was saddened to hear of the passing of former Graduate student Chris Grorud, who passed away January 24, 2016 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Chris studied Indonesian history and politics and was passionate about working with the people of Indonesia, doing field research in history and with the Jackson School of International Studies' Southeast Asia Center. Chris' family has established an endowed memorial fund in Chris' name to support students of Southeast Asian history. To donate to the fund, please follow the link Christian Grorud Endowed Memorial Fund. To read Chris' obituary, follow the link Chris Grorud Obituary.