Science & Technology

WisEngineering President Cheryl Hall

Women’s History Month Interview by Derrel Jazz Johnson In celebration of Women’s History Month, The Harlem Times spoke exclusively to Cheryl Hall, President of WisEngineering, LLC about when she discovered she wanted to be an entrepreneur, her work in the community, and what advice she would give to younger versions of herself. “From a young …

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Black Doctor 247 App launched by Black Physicians

By Derrel Jazz Johnson Imagine going to the doctor or taking an elderly family member to the hospital and the doctor doesn’t want to touch you because of your race? The doctor doesn’t know your name? We know racism is everywhere, including in healthcare, but racism is impacting what level of care the Black community …

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Black Woman Launches Technology Start-up to Assist the Black Community

by Derrel Jazz Johnson The technology industry is known for its paucity of diversity.  In an industry dominated by White men, the number of women in technology is embarrassing, and the number of small business owners led by Black women is even lower. According to a study from the Kapor Center, Pivotal Ventures and Arizona …

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Harlem Times and Silicon Harlem PANEL 2 – “Harlem Experience” on YouTube

On Wednesday April 22, 2015 Silicon Harlem hosted the Digital.NYC Five-Borough Tour at Madiba at MIST, Harlem NYC.  This was the last of a series of public events to directly introduce New Yorkers to Digital.NYC, a first-of-its-kind comprehensive hub for the city’s tech ecosystem.  Special guest – FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn. PANEL 2 – Harlem …

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DimensionU Tournament Hawaii, 2019. (Images provided by DimensionU)

DimensionU Hosts Major Math Tournament in Hawai’i!

DimensionU hosted its annual Hawai’i Math Games with students from across O’ahu at the University of Hawai’i, West O’ahu, February 22, 2019. Look for DimensionU’s new partnership with The Harlem Times’ e-game tournament in June 2019.   [Photos provided by DimensionU]     DimensionU is an educational video game company focused on delivering innovative and …

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HBCU Wins Grant to Fund Student Rocketry Program

By William C. Jackson Baltimore’s Morgan State University was awarded a three-year, $1.6 million Aerospace Workforce and Leadership Development Grant on from the nonprofit organization Base 11, according to Afro.com. The historically Black college made the announcement on February 11. The grant, which aims to improve diversity in the aerospace talent pipeline, was announced in …

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Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine Opens Free Clinic

New Student-Run Touro Harlem Health Clinic Meets TouroCOM’s Mission of Service and Student Need for Valuable Learning Experiences New York, N.Y. – February 1, 2019 – Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) has opened a student-run, free clinic to serve the Harlem community, Dean David Forstein, DO, announced. The Touro Harlem Health Clinic, located at …

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The Harlem Times Writer’s Workshop and Robotics/Engineering Lab (WWRL)

By: Ramona MabenTwilight Productions, Inc. © 2017   On July 17th through July 28th a new youth-oriented educational initiative was developed combining science, technology, engineering, math and journalism. This bold and innovative curriculum was established by The Harlem Times Writer’s Workshop. The workshop served to offer important technological information toward interactive skills involving communication and …

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As The Internet of Things Grows, Security Concerns Increase

By Sydney Bush and Joshua Konadu         In late July, the New York Times published a shocking report: The “Roomba,” a robotic vacuum that collects data as it works, also maps users homes and may sell that information to companies such as Amazon, Google, and Apple. But the Roomba is only the …

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In Dimension U competition, All Saints Academy students test their math skills against other students

  By Frank Misurelli | Picatinny Arsenal Public Affairs   On May 22, Picatinny Arsenal’s STEM program (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) hosted its 4th Dimension U Tournament. Sixteen 6th and 7th graders from All Saints Academy represented the U.S. Army, while students from two other schools represented the U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force, …

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