Billionaire Robert F. Smith has donated $50 million to support STEM students at historically Black colleges and universities.
Harvard Medical School has named one of its academic societies after its first Black tenured professor.
Meharry Medical College has received a $34 million endowment to increase the representation of Black doctors in the U.S.
Howard University has received a $550,000 grant for its Quantum Biology Laboratory.
Monique Mendes is the first Black woman to earn a Ph.D. in neuroscience from the University of Rochester.
Astronaut Jeanette Epps is the first Black woman to join an International Space Station crew.
Dr. Namandjé Bumpus is the first Black woman to chair a department at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
Jasmine Bowers is the first Black person to earn a doctorate degree in computer science from the University of Florida.
For the first time in its 274-year history, Princeton University has a Black valedictorian.
NBA star Russell Westbrook donated 650 computers to underprivileged students in Houston so they can continue learning amid the coronavirus…
Former NFL player-turned-doctor Myron Rolle is helping fight the coronavirus pandemic.
Dr. Kizzmekia S. Corbett is leading the effort to find a cure for COVID-19.
Compton native LaShyra “Lash” Nolen made history by becoming the first Black woman elected as Harvard Medical School’s class president.
Google.org has donated $3 million to support the NAACP’s STEM education program.
Howard University has received a $10 million endowment for its STEM scholars program.
17-year-old Carson Huey-You made history by becoming the youngest person to earn a master’s degree at Texas Christian University.
A Nigerian entrepreneur has invented the first-ever interactive computer science education doll to inspire youth to pursue careers in tech.
Howard University has received a $4 million donation to fund its STEM education initiatives.
Ethiopian computer scientist Rediet Abebe will become the first Black woman to earn a Ph.D. in Computer Science at Cornell…
Morgan State University received a $499,999 grant from the National Science Foundation to expand its STEM programs.
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