Harden McConnell made pioneering advances in magnetic resonance and cell biology. Many of the discoveries and techniques attributed to his work have become fundamental parts of chemistry education.
Colleagues described Breitrose, who taught the history of film and film aesthetics at Stanford for more than five decades, as a man "absolutely in love" with film.
A leading thinker in the field of international economics, Ronald McKinnon was one of the first academics to analyze "financial repression" as a substantial barrier to successful economic development. One colleague described him as an "intellectual giant" throughout the Stanford community and beyond.
George Harmon Knoles, a Stanford history professor emeritus who taught summer colleges around the world, died Aug. 27.
Physicist Martin Perl was part of SLAC and Stanford communities for half a century. "He was so excited to come to the lab," his son said.
Robert Schimke, professor emeritus of biology, discovered several key cellular mechanisms, including gene amplification, which has become a foundation of cancer research and drug development. After a traumatic accident, he became an accomplished painter.
George Spindler and his wife, Louise, worked as a team in their research, writing and teaching. Together, they revolutionized the teaching of anthropology and founded the field of anthropology of education.
David Halliburton, Stanford professor emeritus of English and founder of the Center for Teaching and Learning, has died
Halliburton will be remembered as a dedicated teacher, a sedulous scholar and a skilled administrator who forged new ways of thinking about interdisciplinary studies.
Michael Wigodsky dedicated his life to elucidating the writings of early Latin poets and later Greek philosophers and shedding new light on the past.
Mints' pioneering research created new connections between proof theory and computation – leaving an indelible mark on generations of students and colleagues in philosophy, mathematics and computer science.