Ingram Olkin applied new and innovative statistical models to uncover new insights in behavioral, medical and social sciences, and is best known for developing statistical analyses for evaluating education policies. He was also an ardent supporter of improving the stature of women in the field of statistics.
"What I most enjoy is seeing students, particularly those who have had difficult kinds of financial problems, graduate and go on to successful careers," Huff said in a 1991 interview with "Campus Report." "That's what makes it all worthwhile."
Herbert Abrams' multi-faceted career embraced patient care, teaching and medical research as well as a passionate advocacy for world peace. A memorial will be held at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, March 19, at the Arrillaga Alumni Center.
A member of the prestigious Académie Française, René Girard was called "the new Darwin of the human sciences." His many books offered a bold, sweeping vision of human nature, human history and human destiny. He died Nov. 4 at 91.