Inspired by the principles of a man that changed the world with over 300 inventions and scientific discoveries,  this special section will focus on the students behind the innovation and research at HBCUs and MSIs – their work, their research, and their stories.


1st Annual

Research Conference & Awards
April 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee

The CarverNEXT Research Conference and Awards will provide a unique opportunity to celebrate historic HBCU research and provide a new forum for research professionals of all levels and specialties to learn, network, and collaborate.

Throughout the CarverNEXT Research Conference, cross-disciplinary sessions will explore significant strides in research. Keynote speakers and breakout dialogues provide in-depth investigation of research and development trends, case studies, and more. Collaborative spaces will be provided at the conference to encourage the sharing of ideas and networking with industry peers.

The CarverNEXT Awards Gala will serve as the first awards program honoring innovative researchers in the the HBCU & MSI community for their revolutionary work in science and technology.