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  • November 30, 2022 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm


TIER welcomes Dr. Freeman Hrabowski, III, President Emeritus of UMBC (The University of Maryland, Baltimore County). His research and publications focus on science and math education, with special emphasis on minority participation and performance. He chaired the National Academies’ committee that produced the 2011 report Expanding Underrepresented Minority Participation: America’s Science and Technology Talent at the Crossroads.
President Obama named Dr. Hrabowski Chair of the President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African Americans in 2012. His 2013 TED talk highlights the Four Pillars of College Success in Science. In 2022, Dr. Hrabowski was elected to the National Academy of Engineering for the development of a national educational model for students from diverse backgrounds to excel in engineering and science.” In that same year, he was also named the inaugural ACE Centennial Fellow, to be served upon his retirement from UMBC.
Virtual Lecture Title: Broadening Participation in the Scientific Workforce