BHM Weekly Highlight– Frederick McKinley Jones & Dr. Gladys West

This week, the Diversity and Inclusion committee is introducing two more scientists that have contributed to American culture, specifically technology. We are highlighting Frederick M. Jones and Dr. Gladys West for their impact on technology both domestic and global. Jones’s innovations revolutionized the refrigeration industry and Dr. West’s research was vital to modern technology, from GPS in phones to precision farming.

Getting PhinisheD: Developing Resilience While Completing Grad School as People of Color

A panel discussion of diverse faculty and staff will share their experiences while pursuing their degree programs. While everyone is invited to attend, the focus will be centered on challenges faced by graduate/professional students of color. Our panelists are Ferlin McGaskey, director of faculty development; Lamar Bryant, assistant dean of students; Sharon Jean-Philippe, associate professor of urban forestry; and Lisa Parker, senior lecturer and assistant director of language and world business.   Please register for the event here