Professor Tianmin Yu, retired faculty member from the Graduate School of Translation, Interpretation and Language Education, passed away in Beijing on February 12, 2013, at the age of 91. Prof. Yu joined the Monterey Institute in 1987 as the founding faculty member of the Chinese program of the then Department of Translation and Interpretation. Prior to coming to Monterey, Prof. Yu had taught at the United Nations Translators and Interpreters Program (now the Graduate School of Translation and Interpretation) of the Beijing Foreign Studies University. A dedicated and effective teacher, Prof. Yu was much respected and loved by his students and colleagues. He will be remembered.