May 8 kicks off National Teacher Appreciation Week, a celebration set aside to formally recognize educators. Traditionally, the observance occurs the first week…
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“I’ve always thought that seeing is believing,” said Dr. Elizabeth Wayne, a biomedical engineer. In her career, that’s meant innovating new ways of showing people what happens in the body, but also, as a black woman in the sciences, the importance of representation and being a role model. Wayne gives her Brief but Spectacular take on the power of images in science and life.
Source: Dr. Elizabeth Wayne, Biomedical Engineer – Brief but Spectacular
Before 1964 nearly half of college-educated African-Americans in the South were teachers
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