Join Astronaut Mae Jemison, September 20th, at UVA

Christie Julien – August 25th, 2016

As part of the Excellence Through Diversity, Distinguished Learning Series, the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at the University of Virginia is fortunate to host an evening with Dr. Mae Jemison (the first African American female astronaut to travel in space) on the 20th of September at 6:30pm.  Dr. Jemison joined the STS-47 Spacelab J mission aboard the space shuttle Endeavor where as a science mission specialist she completed 127 orbits of the Earth while conducting life science and materials processing experiments.  Please join us as Dr. Jemison shares the achievements obtained and obstacles encountered while dedicating her life to the scientific, technological, and medical advancements that explore the frontiers of science as well as the human potential. 

Date: Tuesday, September 20th

Location: Old Cabell Hall

Time: 6:30pm