Traveling Exhibition Celebrates African American Contributions to the Sciences | News and Events

Take a walk through Buffalo State’s Science and Mathematics Complex Atrium and witness the many ways in which African Americans have contributed to the sciences. The traveling exhibit The Creative Mind is composed of seven colorful 7-foot-high panels that celebrate African American leaders, educators, problem-solvers, and pioneers in the fields of medicine, mathematics, engineering, biological sciences, social sciences, and physical sciences.

Sponsored by the New York State Master Teacher Program, the exhibit will be on display through October 26.

Each panel is filled with photos, profiles, and inspiring quotes from both famous and lesser-known African Americans. Many of the featured professionals are firsts in their field, such as Shirley Malcolm, a zoologist and…

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