Monday, March 27, 5:30-7:00pm
Discussing Mental Health, Imposter Phenomena, and Graduate School with S. Brooke Vick, Ph.D.
Tuesday, March 7th, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Zoom Link: https://muhlenberg.zoom.us/j/
The Graduate School Preparatory Program and the Africana Studies Program Present:
A Conversation with Dr. Elia Hefner, Founder of “Black Girl, STEM World”
Event Co-Facilitators: Dr. Giancarlo Cudara (Co-Director, Graduate School Preparatory Program) and Dr. Emanuela Kucik (Co-Director, Graduate School Preparatory Program; Director, Africana Studies Program)
Dr. Elia Hefner is a biochemist, educator, and student advocate. Her passion for chemistry began in high school, which spurred her decision to attend Muhlenberg College and major in biochemistry. While at Muhlenberg, Elia worked hard to facilitate open, constructive conversations regarding race and class for the campus community. Dr. Keri Colabroy was her faculty advisor, and Dr. Amy Hark was her research advisor while she was at Muhlenberg.
Dr. Hefner completed her graduate studies in biological chemistry at the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, where she was an active member in Black Scholars and Professionals, Students of Color of Rackham, and the Association of Multicultural Scientists. During her time at the University of Michigan, she was a Rackham Merit Fellow and awarded a Ruth L. Kirschstein Individual Pre-doctoral National Research Service Award.
Dr. Elia Hefner is currently part of the teaching faculty at Michigan State University in the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Department. She is also an entrepreneur, offering workshops for high school, college, and graduate students to help them create rich, fruitful, empowering academic experiences.
Please register using the following form: https://form.jotform.
Monday, Feb. 27, 5:30-7:00pm
Learning from Agents of Change: A Panel with Black Activists
Friday, Feb. 24, 4:00pm
Civic Theatre of Allentown
Neptune Frost with post-film discussion by Ingrid Raphaël
Wednesday, Feb. 16, 7:00-8:30pm
Miller Forum, Moyer Hall
Black History Month Keynote Speaker
Dr. Ruha Benjamin discusses Viral Justice: How We Grow the World We Want
Wednesday, December 7, 5:30 - 7:00pm
Black Women's Reproductive Rights Around the World
Wednesday, November 16 , 6:00 - 7:30pm
P.I.E. Performance, Image, and Exposure: The Formula for Success
A Presentation and Q & A with Jeanne Wood, MBA
Friday, October 21, 2:00 - 3:30pm
Africana Studies Open House
Monday, October 3, 5:30-7:00pm
Seegers Event Space
Interracial Solidarity and Erasures: Latinx Identity and Its Intersections