Harvard Astronomer, Institute Offer Support for Students of Color in Sciences

March 6, 2017
CFA Building

"As the Faculty of Arts and Sciences works to address a “concerning” lack of diversity in the body, some have turned to astronomy professor John A. Johnson’s efforts as an example of creating opportunities for historically underrepresented minorities.

"Johnson points to his work at the Banneker Institute—a program under the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics designed to support students of color studying astronomy—as an important step to help welcome students into the field.

Read More: https://www.thecrimson.com/article/2017/3/2/john-johnson-banneker/

Banneker Institute: http://bannekerinstitute.fas.harvard.edu

 

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