Ide Wheeler, UC President (1899-1919) and Professor of Philology
"Rarely has it happened that the president of an American university
has been so widely esteemed and so generally consulted as was he."
Professor of Insect Pathology, UC Berkeley
Professor of Pathobiology and Founding Dean of Biological Sciences,
"The culmination of his lifelong aspiration to centralize research
on disease in all forms of life, the Center for Pathobiology will
grow as a memorial to Edward A. Steinhaus."
Frank Libby, Professor of Chemistry, UC Los Angeles
"The central theme dominating Professor Libby's life and career was
the application of science to solving problems of profound social
C. Urey, University Professor of Chemistry, UC San Diego
"His work from the beginning was marked by a sure sense of what problems
were important, by technical ingenuity, and by enormous energy and
Miles, University Professor of English, UC Berkeley
"Her success as a teacher of poetry is illustrated by a roll call
of some of her most famous students, whose own genius, in the best
cases, does not eclipse an affinity to her distinctive economy of
style and subject."
Professor of English and Provost of the College of Creative Studies,
UC Santa Barbara
"Like the voices of his favorite authors, the voice in his writing
reproduces his own living voice in an almost uncanny way. That voice
is cantankerous, loving, aggressive, spiteful, charming; it abounds
with energy and fierce humor."