BAMIT Faculty Reception, 2015

BAMIT Faculty Reception
Photo: Clinton Blackburn '08

BAMIT Black Faculty Reception at MIT ALC honoring professors Marcus Thompson, Melissa Nobles, and Paula Hammond (front row, 4th-6th from left, respectively), September 2015. 

During the 2015 MIT Alumni Leadership Conference (ALC), the Black Alumni/ae of MIT (BAMIT) gathered colleagues and friends to pay tribute to the unprecedented back-to-back appointments of three distinguished black faculty members:

  • Paula T. Hammond '84, PhD '93, Head of the Chemical Engineering
  • Melissa Nobles: Dean of the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences at MIT
  • Marcus A. Thompson: Institute Professor

The event was covered in Black Enterprise magazine.


Timeline: 2010s
School: School of EngineeringSchool of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
Department: Chemical EngineeringHumanitiesMusic and Theater ArtsPolitical Science
Life: Black Alumni/ae of MIT (BAMIT)
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Collection: Administrators, Conferences, Ernest Cohen, Faculty, Honors, L. Rafael Reif, Magazine features, Marcus A. Thompson, Melissa Nobles, Paula T. Hammond, Rising Voices 1995-Present, Sylvester James Gates, Jr., Women