Drs. Hrabowski and Summers discuss why programs that support and graduate minority students in STEM subjects are necessary. They also describe their Meyerhoff Scholars Program at UMBC, a program that has been very successful and which could be replicated at other schools.
Dr. Summers is a Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry at UMBC and a long-time supporter of the Meyerhoff Scholars Program. His lab uses NMR to study the structure of HIV proteins. Undergraduate students, including many Meyerhoff Scholars, have been key contributors to his research. Continue Reading
Dr. Hrabowski has been President of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County for 20 years. During his tenure, UMBC has become one of the top schools in the country for graduating STEM majors of all races. Graduating from Hampton Institute with high honors in mathematics at the age of 19, Dr. Hrabowski went on to… Continue Reading