Hoover Institution —

John Bunzel, education and civil rights scholar, passes away

A former commissioner of the US Civil Rights Commission, Hoover Institution Fellow John Bunzel studied race and race relations in America, affirmative action, multiculturalism, diversity in higher education, and politics and elections.

Stanford Medicine —

Renowned microbe hunter Stanley Falkow dies at 84

“A giant in the field of microbiology,” the Stanford researcher identified the mechanisms by which antibiotic resistance spreads and played a key role in the development of DNA cloning.

Stanford microbiologist Allan Campbell dies at 88

Campbell was best known for the “Campbell model,” which described how some viruses create genetic sleeper agents inside bacteria that wait for a vulnerable moment when they can awaken and kill their hosts.