Five receive honorary degrees at Princeton University Commencement

May 26, 2000 4:37 p.m.

Princeton University President Harold Shapiro today awarded honorary degrees to five individuals who have made major contributions in science, education, technology and public service.

The degree recipients are: Val Logsdon Fitch, a Nobel Prize winner in physics; Mae Jemison, a former astronaut who now teaches environmental studies at Dartmouth College; Wendy Kopp, founder and president of Teach For America; Mary F. Lyon, a geneticist; and Gordon E. Moore, the co-founder of Intel Corporation.

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