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Black Voices in Academia Panel Discussion

The Division of Access and Engagement and Teaching and Learning Innovation invite you to attend an enlightening panel discussion where distinguished Black faculty members share their unique academic journeys and offer practical guidance for graduate and professional students who are navigating the challenges of postgraduate education. This hybrid event is open to all students, faculty, and professionals interested in gaining invaluable insights and actionable advice from esteemed Black scholars.

Whether you’re currently pursuing postgraduate studies, considering further education, or supporting students in their academic journeys, this panel discussion promises to provide invaluable guidance and inspiration. Join us as we collectively explore pathways to success and empowerment in academia, guided by the wisdom and experiences of our esteemed Black faculty.

Date: February 29, 2024

Time: 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Location: Fred Brown, 146B and C


Nicole McFarlane, Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Steven Waller, Professor and Associate Department Head, Recreation and Sport Management

Brandon Winford, Associate Professor, History

Thura Mack, Professor, UT Libraries

Register here by February 26 at 5 p.m.