2022 Juneteenth Celebration
The MBL commemorates Juneteenth—the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States—with a series of activities and programming to celebrate this special day recognizing June 19, 1865, the day the Emancipation Proclamation was finally enforced in Texas, the last of the seceding states to be occupied by the federal army.
Sponsored by the MBL Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Committee
Title: "How SPINES Set my Trajectory as a Biomedical Researcher, Mentor and Future Leader"
Speaker: Nii Addy, PhD, Albert E. Kent Associate Professor of Psychiatry; Associate Professor of Cellular & Molecular Physiology; Director of Scientist Diversity and Inclusion, Yale School of Medicine
Time: 4pm - 6pm
Location: The Cornelia Clapp Auditorium
Location: Swope Terraces
Open to all on the MBL Meal Plan with limited availability for non-Meal Plan MBL community members. Registration required for all NOT on the MBL Meal Plan. Registration link is accessible only by signing onto the MBL Intranet.
Join Highfield Hall in a contemplative freedom walk as part of the Juneteenth celebrations between 11:30 am - 1:30 pm. Registration suggested.
MBL is providing limited transportation to this event - registration is required and is accessible only by signing onto the MBL Intranet. You can also walk or ride your bike the approximately 4 miles to Highfield Hall. Bikes can be rented on campus.
“Be the Messenger: Tell the Truth about Independence in America and its Impact on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion”
Offered in-person and virtually
Hidden Figures will be screening at 7:30PM in Cornelia Clapp Auditorium*
Hidden Figures tells the story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program.
Followed by Juneteenth-related trivia & prizes: prizes are gift cards to POC-owned businesses in Falmouth.