In 1966, Bobbi Gibb, Revelle ’69, was
told “Women are physiologically incapable
of running 26.2 miles.” So she crashed the
most famous marathon in the world.
The Best Alternative
When Michael Estrada, Marshall ’79,
learned what students do for others on
their vacation breaks, he resolved to
be a part of the impact himself.
The story of how two alumnae
discovered the courage to be—and let
others be—their authentic selves.
ON THE COVER
R/V Sally Ride
PAGE 28 She made history in space before joining the
UC San Diego faculty; now her spirit of exploration and
education lives on in the latest research vessel to join
the fleet at Scripps Institution of Oceanography.