The HistoryMakers video oral history with Vernon Morris.

Atmospheric scientist Vernon R. Morris was born on January 23, 1963 in San Antonio, Texas. After receiving his B.A. degree in chemistry and mathematics from Morehouse College in 1985, Morris enrolled at Georgia Institute of Technology and graduated in 1991 with his Ph.D. degree in earth and atmosphe...

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Imprint:Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Description:1 online resource (8 video files (3 hr., 54 min., 13 sec.)) : sound, color.
Language:English
Subject:Morris, Vernon R. -- Interviews.
African Americans -- Interviews.
African Americans.
Internet videos.
Interviews.
Nonfiction films.
Oral histories.
Oral histories.
Internet videos.
Nonfiction films.
Format: E-Resource Video
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11318620
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Varying Form of Title:History Makers video oral history with Vernon Morris
Vernon Morris
Other authors / contributors:Morris, Vernon R., interviewee.
Crowe, Larry F., interviewer.
Hickey, Matthew, director of photography.
HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection), production company.
Sound characteristics:digital
Digital file characteristics:video file
Notes:Videographer, Matthew Hickey.
Larry Crowe, interviewer.
Recorded Washington, District of Columbia 2013 March 29.
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Summary:Atmospheric scientist Vernon R. Morris was born on January 23, 1963 in San Antonio, Texas. After receiving his B.A. degree in chemistry and mathematics from Morehouse College in 1985, Morris enrolled at Georgia Institute of Technology and graduated in 1991 with his Ph.D. degree in earth and atmospheric sciences. Later, he became the director of the Howard University Component of the NASA Goddard Earth Sciences and Technology Center. Morris also served as director of the NOAA Center in Atmospheric Sciences as well as co-director of the Laboratory for Molecular Computations and Bioinformatics at the National Institutes of Health Research Center for Minority Institutions. Morris was a member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Advanced Study Institute and the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers. Morris received the prestigious NSF Career Award from the Geosciences Directorate for his research on the photochemistry of carbonaceous aerosols.