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In memory

Hoover Institution —

‘Grace in action’: Remembering Karen Weiss Mulder

The Hoover Institution’s chief operating officer and chief financial officer was known for her deep faith, warm heart, and lifelong devotion to Stanford.

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Stanford Medicine —

Craig Barr Taylor dies at 78

The Stanford Medicine professor emeritus was an early proponent of digital interventions for anxiety and eating disorders.

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Stanford Medicine —

Richard Olshen, professor emeritus at the School of Medicine, has died

Olshen was a statistician who created groundbreaking machine learning applications in medicine and biology.

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Stanford Law School —

Remembering Sandra Day O’Connor

The pioneering justice graduated from Stanford Law School in 1952 in the top 10 percent of her class but famously struggled to find employment because so few firms would hire women at the time. “It’s good to be first,” she would later say, of her responsibility as a trailblazer. “But you don’t want to be last.”

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Renowned investor Charlie Munger, 99, changed Stanford graduate housing

His campus legacy includes the Munger Graduate Residences, which bring together students from across fields of study.

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Stanford Medicine —

Alvin Hackel has died

The professor emeritus of anesthesiology and of pediatrics invented a transport incubator for newborns and helped establish pediatric anesthesiology as a specialty.

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Stanford Medicine —

William Weis, a pioneer of molecular imaging, dies at 64

The former chair of structural biology at Stanford Medicine refined advanced imaging techniques and described the 3D structure of many cellular components.

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Stanford School of Humanities and Sciences —

A ‘passionate and demanding commitment’ to teaching younger poets

Stanford faculty and former students remember Nobel Laureate Louise Gluck.

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Stanford School of Humanities and Sciences —

Walter Falcon, global authority on food security, has died

Raised on a farm in east Iowa and educated in a one-room schoolhouse, the Stanford economics professor was an internationally sought-after agricultural adviser.

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Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research —

Health economics pioneer Victor Fuchs has died

Fuchs’ influence and tireless devotion to the field of health care economics and the Stanford community spanned decades.

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