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Date Location Event Additional Information
Tues., Feb. 21, 2017
Lunch Time
Berkner Hall Cafeteria Cultural Cuisine Cultural Cuisine at Berkner Cafeteria

In recognition of Black History Month, Berkner Hall Cafeteria will feature lunch items that celebrate the rich and diverse culture of African-Americans.

View the weekly Metzís menu on http://www.metzbrookhaven.com/
Thurs., Feb. 23, 2017
Noon
Physics Large Seminar Room, Bldg. 510 Presentation by Dr. Stephen Matseoane Dr. Stephen Matseoane Presents:

“Career Path and Women‘s Health”

Dr. Stephen Matseoane is a Doctor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Harlem Hospital, NY.

Dr. Matseoane will speak about his career path and how he was educated in South Africa, his journey from South Africa to America, and how he worked his way from Jr. to Sr. Physician to eventually become a Director of Gynecological Services. He will talk about his relationship with Columbia University and his involvement in various research regarding women‘s health; including infant mortality and early cancer detection.

Further, he will talk about a research program that was used in Harlem with good results and subsequent reduced death rates. The difficulty in the application of the technology due to roadblocks in education and poverty etc. will be discussed as well, along with references to his publications on medical health care.

Admission is free and open to the public. All visitors to the Laboratory 16 and older must bring a photo I.D. For more information call 344-2345.
Tues., Feb. 28, 2017
Noon
Physics Large Seminar Room, Bldg. 510 Presentation by Dr. Edward J. Smith Dr. Edward J. Smith Presents:

“Beyond Inclusion: Diversifying Biomedical Science”

Dr. Edward J. Smith is a professor of comparative genomics at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg.

Admission is free and open to the public. All visitors to the Laboratory 16 and older must bring a photo I.D. For more information call 344-2345.
Thurs., Mar. 2, 2017
Noon - 1 PM
Chemistry Bldg. 555, Lunch Rm. Cultural Food Tasting 5th Annual Cultural Food Tasting

Join the BERA African-American Affinity Group for lunch and entertainment,
as we celebrate Black History Month with an array of homemade dishes
from around the globe.

**** Proceeds fund scholarships for local high school students ****

Donation: $10.00 for meal & beverage

Click here for more information or contact:
Mary Rogers, mrogers@bnl.gov, ext. 3251

Tickets also available for sale in the BERA Store in Berkner Hall
Thurs., Mar. 9, 2017
5PM
(Doors open at4:30PM)
Tap Room, BNL Center, Bldg. 30 Open Mic Night Open Mic Night comes to Brookhaven Laboratory!

Come support your fellow colleagues or perform yourself. Acts must be PG-13 and 4 minutes or less.
ALL TALENT WELCOME.
Cash bar, light refreshments will be served.

Admission: $10 - On sale in the Berkner Hall BERA Store
Hosted By: The BERA African American Affinity Group (AAAG) with support from the BERA Music Club
Contact: Henry Lovelace, III, hlovelace@bnl.gov, x5605 or Joy Haskins, haskinsj@bnl.gov, x7898
Click here for more information.

If you would like to perform, download and submit the Talent Application and Release Form and submit to Henry Lovelace at hlovelace@bnl.gov.


 

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