February 24, 2017 • Press Release

Smithsonian Science Education Center and Howard University Join Forces to Increase Diversity in STEM Teaching

WASHINGTON (February 23, 2017) --According to the American Association of Colleges for Teachers of Education, 45% of America’s PK-12 population are students of color whereas the teachers that look like them make up only 17.5% of the teaching workforce. What’s more, while STEM-related jobs are growing rapidly, only a small fraction of students graduating with STEM degrees come from underrepresented populations.

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2 Rhodes Scholars, 3 Trumans, 1 Marshall, 30 Fulbrights and 11 Pickering Fellows since 1998.
February 24, 2017 • Press Release

MARK A. L. MASON TO DELIVER 2017 CHARTER DAY ADDRESS--Celebrity artists Common and Tank confirmed for Charter Day Dinner

WASHINGTON (February 24, 2017) – 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, scheduled for 11 a.m., Thursday, March 2, 2017, at Cramton Auditorium on the University’s main campus.

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February 22, 2017 • Press Release

Howard University Earns Top Accreditation for Health Sciences Simulation and Clinical Skills Center

Howard University Health Sciences Simulation & Clinical Skills Center Earns National Accreditation as an American College of Surgeons Accredited Education Institute

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February 16, 2017 • Article

Howard University Adds Goldman Sachs Executive John F. W. Rogers to Board of Trustees

WASHINGTON (February 16, 2017) — Howard University today announced that John F.W. Rogers, Executive Vice President and Secretary to the Board of Directors of Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. and a member of the firm’s Management Committee, has been appointed to Howard University’s board of trustees.

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February 14, 2017 • Article

Howard University Names Nikki M. Taylor Chairperson of Department of History

Howard University College of Arts and Sciences announced the appointment of Nikki M. Taylor, Ph.D., on Jan. 2 as chairperson of its department of history. 

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February 10, 2017 • Article

Howard University Chemistry and Atmospheric Sciences Professor Leads Pilot Study from South America on Invasive Species

Howard University Chemistry and Atmospheric Sciences Professor Vernon Morris, Ph.D., and a team of 11 researchers, including HU graduate students, undergraduate students and alumni, will soon leave the southern tip of Chile on a research cruise to investigate the atmospheric microbiome—the microscopic biological components of

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We produce more on-campus African-American Ph.D. recipients than any other university in the U.S.
February 7, 2017 • Article

New Chair named for Howard University’s Department of African Studies

Howard University’s College of Arts and Sciences named Dr. Mohamed Camara as Full Professor and Chair of the Department of African Studies. Dr. Camara comes from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, in Florida, where he served as Director of the McNair Scholars Program, Speaker of the Faculty Senate, and Associate Vice President for Academics.

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February 7, 2017 • Article

Howard University Social Media Technology Conference & Workshop

The 7th Annual Social Media Technology Conference & Workshop titled, “Social Media: Culture and Identity,” will take place from Oct. 5-6, in Howard University’s Interdisciplinary Research Building, 2201 Georgia Ave. NW, Washington.

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