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Drexel CASTLE Seminar Series: 'Making Black Scientists'

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Upcoming CASTLE Seminar:
Join CASTLE for a seminar led by Marybeth Gasman, Ph.D, Director, Penn Center for Minority-Serving Instutions at the University of Pennslyvania. She is the author of the forthcoming book: "Making Black Scientists."

About the CASTLE Seminar Series:
The CASTLE Seminar Series is focused on continuous improvements in STEM education teaching and learning. Speakers from a variety of institutions and internal experts from Drexel University are invited to lead conversations on local, regional and national trends in the transformation of STEM Education.

About Dr. Gasman:
Marybeth Gasman is the Judy & Howard Berkowitz Professor of Education in the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania. Her areas of expertise include the history of American higher education, Minority Serving Institutions (with an emphasis on Historically Black Colleges and Universities), racism and diversity, fundraising and philanthropy, and higher education leadership. Marybeth is the founding director of the Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs), which works to amplify the contributions, strengthen, and support MSIs and those scholars interested in them.

Marybeth is the author or editor of 23 books, including Educating a Diverse Nation (Harvard University Press, 2015 with Clif Conrad), Envisioning Black Colleges (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007), and Academics Going Public (Routledge Press, 2016). She has written over 200 peer-reviewed articles, scholarly essays, and book chapters. Marybeth has penned 350 opinion articles for the nation’s newspapers and magazines and is ranked by Education Week as one of the most influential education scholars. She has raised $22 million in grant funding to support her research and that of her students, mentees, and MSI partners. Learn more about Dr. Gasman, here.

About Drexel's Center for the Advancement of STEM Teaching and Learning Excellence:
The mission of the Center for the Advancement of STEM Teaching and Learning Excellence (CASTLE) is to employ an interdisciplinary research approach to generate knowledge that will support improved STEM education at all levels — from Kindergarten through Faculty. CASTLE research and innovation will serve as the foundation for the Center’s work with the primary stakeholders: faculty, graduate and undergraduate students, post-doctoral fellows, future teachers, and K-12 students. CASTLE will become an international leader in supporting inquiry-oriented STEM instruction through research, outreach and dissemination that directly impacts the university, our local schools, and national discourse in STEM education and improvement.

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