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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.

Congratulations to Benjamin Chadwick, Ph.D. candidate in the Lin Lab, for winning the department’s Graduate student Paper-of-the Year award for 2022.

In Honor of Black History Month we are celebrating scientists whose work contributed to the foundation of Plant biology and the diverse research conducted in our department. 

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