Morehouse College alumnus and Internal Medicine /Urgent Care Medicine Practitioner Robert Drummond joins us to discuss how Morehouse shaped his career, and the value of reaching back to bring others forward.
HBCU Voices of STEM Excellence
Jackson State University Biology Chair Timothy Turner discusses his path to leadership in academia and compares today’s students to those from 30 years ago.
Prairie View A&M alumna and immunologist Tonya Webb shares her path to a career in STEM, the value of STEM entrepreneurship (www.webbcures.com) and how to create pathways for future black scientists.
Over the last 20 years, Dr. A. James Hicks has helped more than 600,000 minority scientists to earn bachelors and advanced degrees in STEM fields. We talk with him about his STEM background and how the federal government has helped to diversify STEM professions.
Dr. Cross joins us to discuss her background in STEM and medical science, why she chose an HBCU for her doctoral training, and the infamous incident onboard a Delta Airlines flight that enhanced her platform as an advocate for STEM diversity.
Tomlinson, a computer engineering PhD candidate at Northeastern University, joins the series to discuss his path to doctoral-level training, how North Carolina A&T helped to shape his professional acumen in the field, and the continuing work HBCUs provide the world in training minds for critical industrial fields.
Dr. Klarissa Jackson is a professor of pharmaceutical science at Lipscomb University, but began her journey to a doctoral-level career in STEM at Jackson State University as a former campus queen, while her sister served as Student Government President.
Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine Neuroscientist Tracey Hermanstyne discusses her path to Howard University, the role it played in shaping her professional interests, and the strategy for enduring competitive advancement in STEM fields.
Dr. Yates discusses his commitment to training black scientists, and the continuing necessity of HBCUs in developing talent for advanced STEM academic work and professional achievement.
Jedidah Isler is the first African American woman to earn a doctorate in astrophysics from Yale University. In an exclusive interview with our HBCU Voices of STEM Excellence series, the creator of Vanguard: STEM media company shares her perspective on the value of HBCUs and offers a primer for lay people on astrophysics.