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.
An expert in English Renaissance lyric poetry and ancient classical literature, Trimpi will be remembered as a scholar, educator and poet who challenged and engaged students and colleagues with his intellectual rigor.
Alejandro Zaffaroni, an innovator in biotechnology and drug delivery systems, and generous humanitarian with close ties to Stanford, died on March 1 at age 91.
Eisner argued that a curriculum that includes music, dance and art is essential in developing critical thinking skills in children.
Leland Smith blended teaching, performing and computer coding during his distinguished Stanford career.
Frank Lobdell is remembered for his commitment to his work.