The 105th annual commencement at Stanford : videorecording, 1996.
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Formerly Dean of the Law School and University Provost at the University of Chicago, Gerhard Casper became the 9th president of Stanford University in 1992. His concerns while in office included restoration of the campus after the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, a comprehensive study of undergraduate education, recruitment and retention of faculty, the integration of the Stanford Alumni Association into the university, and the creation of a new Science and Engineering Quad. He left office in 2000 t...
Mae Jemison (b. October 17, 1956, Decatur, AL) is an American engineer, physician and NASA astronaut. She became the first African American woman to travel in space in 1992. After medical school and a brief general practice, Jemison served in the Peace Corps from 1985 until 1987, when she was selected by NASA to join the astronaut corps. She resigned from NASA in 1993 to found a company researching the application of technology to daily life. She is a dancer and holds nine honorary doctorates in...