Astronaut Sally Ride speaks to a group of female students Sept.
15 at the College of engineering campus as part of a national seris
of Sally Ride Science Festivals. Rid, the first American woman in
space, encouraged the girls to get involved in math and science.
Veridian, a national security and information technology firm that
has offices in Ann Arbor, sponsored the event.(Photo
by Marcia Ledford, U-M Photo Services)