The Woods Hole Community Black History Month Committee presents

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Thursday, February 7

"Diversity 2.0: Enhancing Diversity of Our PhD Programs" - DR. SHEILA THOMAS, Ph.D.

Assistant Dean for Diversity and Minority Affairs, from the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University and the Division of Medical Sciences at Harvard Medical School (HMS)

12:00 Noon, Meigs Room, Swope Center, MBL

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Thursday, February 14

Recitation of "I Have a Dream" or "I've Seen the Promised Land" speech by Dr. Martin Luther King - CARY BARNES

Actor, Speaker, Activist

12:00 Noon, Meigs Room, Swope Center, MBL

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Thursday, February 28

“So, you study charged, floating dirt? A curious journey through plasma physics” - PROF. EDWARD THOMAS, JR.

Physics Department, Auburn University

3:00 PM , Meigs Room, Swope Center, MBL

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Thursday, February 28


Join us in our annual ethnic potluck feast celebrating everyone of every race! Enjoy multicultural arts, delicious food, and live music.

4:30 to 8:00 PM, Swope Center, MBL



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Woods Hole Black History Month events are sponsored by the Marine Biological Laboratory; the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, the National Marine Fisheries Service, the U.S. Coast Guard Group Woods Hole, the U.S. Geological Survey, Woods Hole Science Center, and the National Academy of Sciences J. Erik Jonsson Center. All events are free and open to the public.