Obituaries

Graduate School of Education —

Retired Professor Edwin Bridges dies

Bridges, who was 85 when he died, was a pioneer in the use of problem-based learning in the field of educational administration.

Dynamicist Thomas R. Kane dies at 94

Thomas Kane, who revolutionized how scientists study forces and motion and whose research helped spacecraft and astronauts orient properly in space, died at age 94.

Plant biologist Winslow Briggs dies at 90

A global leader in plant genetics and physiology, Briggs published landmark research on the molecular mechanisms that plants and other organisms use to sense and respond to light.