A Different “Syllabus?”

The full Hidden Figures Syllabus document will be available on Friday, September 15th, in celebration of what would have been Elma Lewis’ 96th birthday. *** Over the past few years, the hashtag syllabus has become a way to organize and distribute information beyond the walls of academic institutions and platforms that require an affiliation to…

“Hidden Figures” No More

Katherine Johnson was born in West Virginia in 1918, and was one of three Black students to integrate the state’s graduate schools. After graduating with highest honors in 1937, she taught at a Black public school in Virginia. In 1953, she started working in the Langley Laboratory at the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), where she was supervised by…