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1996 Inductees



Annette Bening
BA 1980, Theatre Arts
Academy Award-nominated film actress (American Beauty, The Grifters) and Tony-nominated stage actress (Coastal Disturbances)
1995 Alumna of the Year


Lawrence Chang
BA 1968, Mathematics
Blind, he came to this country to study; and received a Ph.D. in mathematics from UC Berkeley; he died at age 39


Danny Glover
BA 1971, Political Science
Star of the Lethal Weapon movie series, nominated for the Emmy Award for Lonesome Dove, and an advocate for social causes such as literacy and family violence prevention

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Ralf Hotchkiss
Attended late 1980s
Recipient of a MacArthur Foundation grant for his international wheelchair design programs

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Karen Johnson-Brennan
BS 1967, Nursing
Critical care nurse, educator, author, professor and associate director, School of Nursing, San Francisco State University


Joseph E. Marshall Jr.
MA 1974, Education Administration
Executive Director of the Omega Boys Club
1994 MacArthur Fellow
1994 Essence Award Recipient


Sonia Melara
BA 1975, English
Masters of Social Work, 1978
Entrepreneur, innovator, social visionary



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