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February 13, 2006

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At the National Academies' 20th annual African-American History Program, Alexa Canady, the nation's first black female neurosurgeon, and Arlie O. Petters, a Duke University professor of mathematics and physics, will be recognized for their contributions to science and medicine. The event will also include a keynote address by Lawrence D. Bobo, director of Stanford University's Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity.

Speakers:
Lawrence D. Bobo, director of Stanford University's Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity.