Obituaries

Memorial set for Anna Marie Zarate Porras

Porras, an alumna who had worked at Stanford since 1991, received the inaugural Office of Development Distinguished Service Award in January 2015.

Stanford Pulitzer Prize-winning historian dies at 93

A leading post-World War II historian, Stanford Professor Carl Degler was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for his groundbreaking 1972 book on slavery and race relations. One colleague described him as a scholar who crossed disciplinary boundaries and challenged conventional pieties.

Campus mourns death of student Jalen Paukan

The Stanford community is grieving the death of Jalen Jimmy Paukan, a senior from remote St. Mary's, Alaska, who was an active member of the Stanford Native American community.

Helmut Krawinkler, earthquake engineering expert, dies at 72

Helmut Krawinkler, professor emeritus in civil and environmental engineering, and a leading expert in structural design and earthquake engineering, died April 16. Krawinkler fundamentally changed the process of evaluating seismic safety and damage potential.