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Congratulations to Derek Denney, a Plant Biology graduate student (PhD candidate) in the Anderson Lab!

Dr. Thomas Wyatt Turner was the first African American to receive a PhD in Botany and was a founding member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). 

George Washington Carver is one of the most well-known and most celebrated Black scientists of the 20th century.

Congratulations to Derek Denney, a PhD candidate in the Anderson Lab on receiving the department’s 2022 Wilbur Duncan Award!  The award recognizes an outstanding graduate student who excels in at least 2 of the 3 categories of research, teaching, and service.  


All modern navigation devices that utilize GPS data owe their existence to Gladys West.

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