December 2, 2016 • Article

Greer Roberts First Howard University Schwarzman Scholarship Recipient

Howard University senior and International Business major Greer Roberts (B.B.A.

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2 Rhodes Scholars, 3 Trumans, 1 Marshall, 30 Fulbrights and 11 Pickering Fellows since 1998.
December 1, 2016 • Press Release

Eli Lilly Introduces Scholars Program for Howard University’s Business Students


WASHINGTON (December 1, 2016) - Eli Lilly and Company will deepen its partnership with Howard University with the inaugural H. Naylor Fitzhugh Scholars Program. The program, in part, aims to increase the representation of diverse talent in Lilly's marketing organization.

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November 30, 2016 • Article

New Ph.D. Program in Higher Education, Leadership and Policy Studies

The Graduate School recently announced a new Ph.D. program in Higher Education Leadership and Policy Studies (HELPS).  The new 72 credit hour program is designed to prepare the next generation of educational leaders for the staffing, administration, and management positions for Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs).

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November 30, 2016 • Press Release

Student-Produced "NewsVision" Returns to WHUT-TV In December

Washington (November 29, 2016) – Student-produced “NewsVision” will again broadcast a 30-minute newscast on Howard University’s PBS station, WHUT-TV. The newscast will air at 9:30 p.m. EST Wednesday, Dec. 7; 1:30 a.m. EST Thursday, Dec. 8; and 8:30 a.m. EST Monday, Dec. 12. The program will be pre-recorded live to tape with WHUT staff and broadcast to over 2.5 million households in the Washington area, the ninth-largest television market in the country.

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November 30, 2016 • Article

Howard University Graduate DeAndre Smith Selected as 2017 Rangel Fellow

Howard University alumnus DeAndre Smith (B.A. ’15) has been awarded a 2017 Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship following a highly competitive nationwide contest.

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November 29, 2016 • Article

Howard University to Host Welcome Reception for 59th Annual Meeting of the African Studies Association

Howard University will host a welcome reception for the African Studies Association’s (ASA) 59th Annual Meeting from 7-9 p.m. Dec. 1 at the Blackburn University Center. With more than 2,000 attendees, the meeting represents the largest gathering of Africanist scholars in the world.

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We produce more on-campus African-American Ph.D. recipients than any other university in the U.S.
November 28, 2016 • Article

Howard University Professors Receive Distinguished Engineering and Physics Awards

Two Howard University professors have been honored for their work in their respective fields – a further testament to the extraordinary research being done on Howard’s campuses. These distinctions by leading organizations for Professor Mohsen Mosleh, Ph.D, and Professor Prabhakar Misra, Ph.D., also come as science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields have received renewed attention in recent years for helping to shape future industries and for driving economic growth.

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November 28, 2016 • Article

Public Health Award for Howard University Assistant Professor

Howard’s Goulda A. Downer, Ph.D., was presented with an award from the Institute of Caribbean Studies on Nov. 18 for her outstanding contributions to public health.

Downer, who studied at Howard from 1984 to 1988 and returned in 2004 to work for the HIV/AIDS Consortium, is an assistant professor in the College of Medicine and the project director of the National Minority AIDS Education Training Center. Her work has helped transform Howard University into a leading institution combating the spread of HIV and AIDS.

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