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Where was Robert Robinson Taylor birthday?

Robert Robinson Taylor was born on June 8, 1868, in Wilmington, North Carolina.
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Who was the first black to graduate from MIT?

Robert Robinson Taylor (June 8, 1868 – December 13, 1942) was the first known black student to attend and graduate from MIT. He enrolled in 1888 and graduated with the Class of 1892. Taylor is also considered to be the first accredited, academically trained African-American architect.
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What percent of MIT is black?

The enrolled student population at Massachusetts Institute of Technology is 27.3% White, 20.2% Asian, 9.8% Hispanic or Latino, 5.07% Two or More Races, 4.42% Black or African American, 0.0838% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0419% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.
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Who is the most famous MIT graduate?

MIT Notable Alumni: 10 of the Most Successful MIT Graduates
  1. Buzz Aldrin. Buzz Aldrin is a former astronaut, engineer, and fighter pilot. ...
  2. Kofi Atta Annan. ...
  3. Payal Kadakia. ...
  4. Jonah Peretti. ...
  5. Shirley Ann Jackson. ...
  6. Andrea Wong. ...
  7. Drew Houston. ...
  8. Richard Feynman.
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Who is the girl who got into MIT?

Mumbai: Wadala girl Malvika Joshi (17), who dropped out of formal schooling at the age of 12, has secured a place at the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), defying the undue weightage given to marks and degrees. With a talent for computer programming, Malvika never passed 10th or 12th.
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How many billionaires graduated from MIT?

MIT is No. 8 with 14 billionaires, half of whom inherited their fortunes. Self-made billionaire grads include Dropbox cofounder Drew Houston. Princeton is ninth, with 11 billionaire alumni, collectively worth more than Harvard's 29.
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Who is the richest alumni from MIT?

Who is the richest MIT alumnus? - Quora. . As of June 2018, Charles and David Koch ( pictured below) are tied for 12th richest person in the world. Edit: since this answer was written up David Koch has passed away, and his older brother Charles Koch is now the sole richest MIT alumnus.
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When did MIT allow black students?

Though only 2 percent of MIT tenure-track professors are black, the school has a long history of admitting black students. The first black student to graduate from MIT was Robert Taylor, in 1892.
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Who was the first black professor at MIT?

Joseph Applegate - 1956

As far as can be determined, linguist Joseph Roye Applegate was the first appointed black faculty member at MIT.
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Who was the first black woman to attend MIT?

Marie C. Turner, Class of 1909, is the first black woman student on record at the Institute. Marie Celeste Turner '09 enrolled at MIT in 1905 along with her brother Henry C. Turner, Jr.
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Who was the first black woman to earn a PhD from MIT?

Shirley Ann Jackson '68, PhD '73 of Washington, D.C. was one of the first black women to earn a Bachelor's degree and the first to earn a PhD from MIT.
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Who was the second Black Harvard PhD?

Woodson was the child and student of formerly enslaved people, he was a teacher for nearly 30 years, and in 1912, he became only the second Black person to earn a Ph. D. from Harvard.
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Who was the third black woman to get a PhD?

The first three African American women to receive PhDs, all in 1921 were: Dr Georgiana Simpson (left in graphic) Dr Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander (right) Dr Eva Beatrice Dykes (centre)
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Who was the first black man with a PhD?

Bouchet was the first African American to earn a doctoraal degree from an American university; he earned his doctorate in Physics from Yale University in 1876. Edward Bouchet was born in New Haven, Connecticut on September 15, 1852. He was the son of William Frances and Susan (Cooley) Bouchet.
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Who was the first Black woman to get an MBA from Harvard?

Lillian Lincoln Lambert is an American businesswoman, and the first African-American woman to graduate from Harvard Business School (HBS), where she was one of the co-founders of the African-American Student Union. She graduated in 1969 and received the W. E. B. Du Bois award.
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Who is the girl who got into MIT?

Mumbai: Wadala girl Malvika Joshi (17), who dropped out of formal schooling at the age of 12, has secured a place at the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), defying the undue weightage given to marks and degrees. With a talent for computer programming, Malvika never passed 10th or 12th.
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Who was the girl African American inventor?

Marian Croak (1955–) With more than 200 patents to her name, Croak invented improvements for online voice and data systems and paved the way for videoconferencing. Her technologies allowed donations by text after Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and enabled text-based voting for the popular TV show American Idol.
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Who is the youngest professor at MIT?

Professional accomplishments. Demaine joined the faculty of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 2001 at age 20, reportedly the youngest professor in the history of MIT, and was promoted to full professorship in 2011.
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Who is the Black female professor at Yale?

Women's History at Yale University: Sylvia Ardyn Boone, Yale's first tenured black woman professor.
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Did Will Smith go to MIT?

Though widely reported, it is untrue that Smith turned down a scholarship to attend [MIT]; he never applied to college because he "wanted to rap." Smith says he was admitted to a "pre-engineering [summer] program" at MIT for high school students, but he did not attend.
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Has MIT ever had a female president?

Susan Hockfield served as the 16th President of MIT from 2004-2012. This timeline represents some of the accomplishments and milestones of her tenure.
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