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A Chronicle of Black Students at Caltech

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Please join the Caltech Center for Diversity for a celebration of Black History Month by welcoming alum. Dr. Edray Goins for a presentation entitled, A Chronicle of Black Students at Caltech.  Dr. Goins will talk about the history of Caltech's black students –  including the first undergraduate and graduate students, and honor Lee F. Browne who tirelessly worked to increase diversity and promote the value of diversity at Caltech.  Dr. Goins is a professor of mathematics at Pomona College. He earned his B.S. in mathematics and physics here at Caltech, and his Ph.D in Mathematics at Stanford University.  A native of South Los Angeles, Dr. Goins spends his time engaging underrepresented students in mathematical research. He has taught mathematics and physics in the Freshman Summer Institute (FSI – currently FSRI) here at Caltech, and currently runs an NSF-funded Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) titled "Pomona Research in Mathematics Experience (PRiME)."  RSVPs recommended but not required -

For more information, please contact Monique Thomas by phone at 626.395.8103 or by email at [email protected].