Category : Education

by Staff - 6 hours ago

In Memoriam: George Taliaferro, 1927-2018

George Taliaferro, the first African-American ever drafted by a National Football League team and a lifetime advocate for education, diversity, and community issues, passed away on October 8, 2018. He was 91 years old. Taliaferro was drafted in the 1...

by Staff - 4 days ago

Three African American Men Appointed to New Faculty Positions

David Van Valen has been named an assistant professor of biology and biological engineering at the California Institute of Technology. He was a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University. Dr. Van Valen holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics a...