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Howard University and Unity Health Care Collaborate to Enhance Women's Health Care for District Residents

​​​​​​Howard University Hospital (HUH), Howard University Faculty Practice Plan (HUFPP) and Unity Health Care, Inc., (Unity) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to develop an integrated network that will deliver healthcare services to women in Washington. The collaboration between…

Howard University Announces Annual Homecoming Festivities

Howard University Announces Annual Homecoming Festivities

Howard University will kick off its annual Homecoming festivities on Sept. 18 with the 2017 Homecoming Scholarship Golf Classic and conclude with a number of events occurring throughout alumni weekend, Oct. 20-22. This year, Homecoming will welcome the return of the…

Howard University Scores Big in the Newest 'US News & World' Rankings

Howard University Scores Big in the Newest 'US News & World' Rankings

Howard University climbed 14 spots to No. 110 in the latest rankings of the nation's best universities by U.S. News & World Report, confirming the improved strength in Howard's academic performance and reputation. The rankings, released today, are based on…

Olympian David Oliver Named Director of Howard University's Track & Field Program

Olympian David Oliver Named Director of Howard University's Track & Field Program

​​​Director of Athletics Kery Davis named World Olympian and alum David Oliver as its Director for Track & Field Program at Howard University. The announcement was made internally yesterday. "We are thrilled to welcome one of Howard's most decorated former student-athletes back to…

Black Power Chronicles Documenting Era to Remember

Black Power Chronicles Documenting Era to Remember

Dr. Joshua M. Myers, professor of Afro-American Studies at Howard University in Washington, D.C., recently spoke with Minneapolis based independent journalist/filmmaker Ralph L. Crowder III. The discussion centered around the significance of Black Studies in academia; in addition to Myers'…

Dr. Tashni-Ann Dubroy Named Executive Vice President and COO of Howard University

Dr. Tashni-Ann Dubroy Named Executive Vice President and COO of Howard University

President Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick announced the appointment of Dr. Tashni-Ann Dubroy as executive vice president and COO of Howard University. In this Cabinet position, Dr. Dubroy will be responsible for the success of major operational areas of the…

Howard University to Host 2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

Howard University is proud to announce that it has been selected as a partner with the “Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders” for the fourth consecutive year. Howard University is currently hosting 25 of Africa’s brightest emerging Public Management…

Rev. Dr. Yolanda Pierce Named Dean of Howard University School of Divinity

President Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick announced the appointment of Dr. Yolanda Pierce as the new dean of Howard University School of Divinity. Dr. Pierce will assume the position on July 24 and report to Dr. Anthony Wutoh, Howard University…

Teach for America Admits 22 Students From Howard University's Class of 2017

 Twenty-two Howard University seniors have accepted admittance into the prestigious Teach for America (TFA) program upon graduation. These soon-to-be graduates will be located in 13 cities across the nation including Chicago, Dallas, Las Vegas, New Orleans and New York.   “We are…

Two Howard University Students Named 2017-18 Boren Award Winners

Two Howard University Students Named 2017-18 Boren Award Winners

​Two Howard University students, Corey Holmes and Grace Olubowale, have been selected for the prestigious Boren Award and will study abroad for the 2017-18 academic year. The Boren Awards are administered by the Institute of International Education on behalf of…

Howard University Announces 2017 Honorary Degree Recipients

Howard University Announces 2017 Honorary Degree Recipients

Howard University Board of Trustees today announced the 2017 list of recipients who will receive honorary doctorate degrees from the University. The roster, comprised of all women, will receive degrees in the diverse fields of communications, literature, civil rights, and…

D.C.'s First Inclusive Innovation Incubator Officially Opens

In partnership with Washington DC’s Mayor Muriel Bowser and Howard University, Inclusive Innovation Incubator (In3), the nation’s first affordable co-working incubator focused on diversity and inclusion, announced its grand opening ‘Week of Welcome’ starting today. Located on the edge of…

Howard University Student Named Truman Scholar

Howard University Student Named Truman Scholar

Former Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright, president of the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation, today announced that a student from Howard University, Dontae Bell, has been named a 2017 Truman Scholar. The Truman Scholarship is the premier graduate scholarship…

Six Howard University Students and Alumni Named 2017-18 Fulbright Award Winners

Six Howard University Students and Alumni Named 2017-18 Fulbright Award Winners

​Four Howard University students, along with two recent alumni, have been selected for prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards for research, study and English Teaching Assistant awards abroad for the 2017-18 academic year from the U.S. Department of State and…

Howard University Alumnus and United States Senator Kamala D. Harris to Deliver 2017 Commencement Address

Howard University Alumnus and United States Senator Kamala D. Harris to Deliver 2017 Commencement Address

Howard University announced today that Senator Kamala D. Harris will deliver the keynote address during Howard University’s 149th Commencement Convocation on Saturday, May 13, 2017. Senator Harris will address members of the Class of 2017 along with their families, university trustees,…

Howard University Partners With Google to Launch 'Howard West'

​ ​Howard University announced today in partnership with Google the launch of Howard West, a three-month, summer Computer Science residency for rising juniors and seniors in the University’s Computer Science program. The residency includes a dedicated workspace on Google’s Mountain…

Media Advisory: 2017 Departure Day Kick-Off Rally: Howard University's Award-Winning Alternative Spring Break

​Hundreds of Howard University student volunteers will gather to build enthusiasm as they prepare to serve communities in ELEVEN cities across the country and to TWO countries as part of the "Departure Day Student Kick-off Rally." What:     2017 Departure Day…

Amid Debate Over Affordable Care Act, Howard University and Morgan State University Launch Program to Train High School Students to Cover Disparities in D.C. and Baltimore

MEDIA ADVISORY Amid Debate Over Affordable Care Act, Howard University and Morgan State University Launch Program to Train High School Students to Cover Disparities in D.C. and Baltimore For more information, please contact: Brittany A.B. Surratt Media Relations l External Affairs(202)-865-8038 Brittany.bell@howard.edu WHO:…

Mark A. L. Mason to Deliver 2017 Charter Day Address

Mark A. L. Mason to Deliver 2017 Charter Day Address

Howard University President, Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick, today announced that Howard University Alumnus and Board of Trustee, Mark A. L. Mason will deliver the University’s 2017 Charter Day address.  The address is scheduled for 11 a.m., Thursday, March 2,…

Howard University and Corvias Forge Deal for a Student Housing Partnership

​Howard Dormitory Holdings 1, LLC, a wholly-owned and title-holding company of Howard University (“Howard SPE”), Howard University (the “University”) and Corvias today announced an innovative 40-year partnership that will completely renovate and maintain two of the University’s largest residence halls…

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