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African Americans in Science

Saturday, January 18, 2014 | 1-4 p.m.

African Americans in ScienceThis year marks the 22nd anniversary of the Science Museum of Minnesota's annual African Americans in Science. At African Americans in Science, you can meet science and educational professionals, learn about what they do through interactive displays and presentations, and discover the inspiring contributions they've made to technology, education, health care, and innovation in Minnesota. Last year, visitors learned about germs, electricity, blood pressure, pollen, and weather, among others! Come to the museum on Saturday, January 18, 2014, from 1-4 p.m., to see what exciting science knowledge you can gain and what exciting science people you can meet.

Science Fusion is great for kids and adults alike. Activities are included in museum admission. Up to four children get in free with each full price adult.

Congratulations to Rodney Williams from Blaine High School!

Rodney WilliamsRodney is one of four winners of the 2014 Donaldson Science Award and will be formally recognized during the Science Fusion: African Americans in Science event.

Rodney has participated in classes and programs provided by Genesys Works and the Black Data Processing Association. His involvement in each of these programs has led him to his current Internship at Target Corporation as a Client Support Specialist. Rodney exhibits strong leadership skills through his involvement with the State Business Professionals of America program of which he was elected Parliamentarian. As a leader, Rodney sets a great example for others with his "have fun, but get it done" attitude. Rodney's goal in life is to someday be a CEO and make a difference in people's lives with technology.

African Americans in Science
Saturday, January 18, 2014 - 1 to 4 p.m.

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Black Family Technology Awareness CampaignAfrican Americans in Science is a proud partner in the Black Family Technology Awareness initiative.