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Sigrid Close, associate professor of aeronautics and astronautics, delivers her talk, "Impact! When Particles and Satellites Collide" for members of the Founding Grant Society.
Carter Elliott, '55
Sandra and Edward Martinez, '64
Linda and Wayne Otchis, '65
Doug Brown, '59, MBA '61, chairman of the Founding Grant Society board
Maurice Hamilton, '69, and Vivien Abad, MF '03
A member of the Stanford Mendicants, a student a cappella group, entertains the crowd.
Jake Hamson and Sarah Donaldson, CERT '72
Frank Longo, the George E. and Lucy Becker Professor and chair of the Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, discusses his research on maintaining cognitive health and preventing dementia.
Lauren Post, ’79, MBA ’90, Tom Shannon, MBA ’82, and Alice Woo
Larry Templeton, '58, and Cynthia Sun
Douglas Long and Lisa Allen-Long
After her presentation, Close speaks with Kenneth Croker, '57.
Founding Grant Society Luncheon
More than 340 Stanford alumni and friends gathered at the Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center in April 2017 for the annual Founding Grant Society meeting. Attendees heard a presentation by Frank Longo, the George E. and Lucy Becker Professor and chair of the Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, on how to counteract the effects of dementia and maintain cognitive health. Sigrid Close, associate professor of aeronautics and astronautics, spoke about the effects of space dust on satellites orbiting Earth.
The Founding Grant Society honors those who plan to leave a legacy for Stanford through bequests and other planned gifts. For more information, please contact the Office of Planned Giving.
PHOTOS: Steve Castillo