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Professor Sarah Lewis Shines as Guest-Editor of Aperture Magazine

Professor Sarah Lewis Shines as Guest-Editor of Aperture Magazine

May 10, 2016

Sarah Lewis, Assistant Professor of History of Art and Architecture and African and African American Studies, has guest-edited an amazing issue of Aperture magazine on “Vision and Social Justice”.  It is a remarkable set of photos and accompanying essays inspired by Frederick Douglass’s 1864 speech on “Pictures and Progress.”  The issue drives home how art makes us reflect on the great issues and challenges of our times, and features essays by Sarah Lewis, Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

AAAS Alumnus, Sangu Delle, delivers TEDx talk at Oxford University on Economic Freedom and Gender Equality in Africa

AAAS Alumnus, Sangu Delle, delivers TEDx talk at Oxford University on Economic Freedom and Gender Equality in Africa

April 25, 2016

AAAS Alumnus, Sangu Delle, recently delivered a TEDx talk at Oxford University on Economic Freedom and Gender Equality in Africa.  The thought-provoking talk, where Sangu Delle explores the notion that, "economic freedom may very well lie in another resource, one that we’ve neglected for too long," can be viewed by visiting: 

Professor Gates receives major RWJ grant to Advance interest in STEM education

Professor Gates receives major RWJ grant to Advance interest in STEM education

November 1, 2015

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. has just received a major grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to increase excitement about STEM education and fields of study via his longtime interest in family genealogy.  The program involves the creation of genealogy and genetics summer camps and will involve several college and university partners including Spelman College, Morehouse College, and North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro.