Freidenrich, a Stanford alumnus and a successful investor, had served as chair of the Board of Trustees and director of Stanford University Hospital during his decades-long involvement with the university.
William Miller was a scholar of Silicon Valley who shared his knowledge of entrepreneurship throughout the world and particularly in Asia. He also was one of the early contributors to the application of computation in math, science and business.
Stanford mathematics Professor Maryam Mirzakhani, the first and to-date only female winner of the Fields Medal since its inception in 1936, died Friday, July 14, after a long battle with cancer. Mirzakhani was 40 years old.
Ronald Alexander was best known for his attention to detail and dedication to his students. The professor emeritus of communication had a distinguished career at the National Film Board of Canada before joining the Stanford faculty in 1970.