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May 7, 2021 • Press Release

A Call for Papers for a Virtual Conference that Explores Slavery from Religious and Theological Lenses

TheHoward University School of Divinity(HUSD) and joint sponsorsPrinceton Theological Seminary(PTS) and theSmithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture(NMAAHC) are calling for individual and panel paper proposals for a virtual conference, “The Troubles I’ve Seen: Religious Dimensions of Slavery and Its Afterlives".Proposals should be in the format of a 250-word abstract and submitted viaafterlivesconference.ptsem.edu. The proposal submission deadline is May 15, and parties will be notified of acceptance on June 15.Conference will be held October 22-23, 2021.

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Howard University has produced four Rhodes Scholars, 12 Trumans, more than 165 Fulbright recipients...
May 7, 2021 • Article

Bloomberg at Howard University: ‘All of Us Have a Role to Play in Battling Racial Discrimination’

"If we can help you and other Black doctors pay off your loans, you can focus on why you wanted to wear that long white coat: to treat patients, cure diseases, save lives and strengthen communities."- Michael Bloomberg tells Howard University College of Medicine graduates.

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May 7, 2021 • Press Release

Howard ROTC Hosts Gen. Mark A. Milley for Special In-Person Commissioning Address

Early Wednesday morning, Howard University’s ROTCprogram honored nine Army cadets and 11 Air Force cadets in the first ROTC Joint Commissioning Address in Cramton Auditorium.

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May 7, 2021 • Article

‘To Whom Much is Given, Much Is Required’: Bloomberg Gift Propels Newest Black Doctors Into A Less-Burdened Future

The Bloomberg Gift was part of a total $100 million awarded to the nation’s four historically Black medical schools over the next four years to help increase the number of Black doctors.

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May 5, 2021 • Article

Howard University Biology Senior Selected for Prestigious NSF Research Fellowship

Kameron Walker, of San Jose, California, is studying biology and chemistry at Howard University.

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May 4, 2021 • Press Release

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to Speak at the Howard University ROTC Joint Commissioning Address on May 5

Howard University is pleased to announce that Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Mark A. Milley, will serve as the keynote speaker for the ROTC Joint Commissioning Address on Wednesday, May 5th at 9 a.m. EDT. Due to the pandemic and safety requirements, he will address the graduates in a private ceremony. The event will be livestreamed for family, friends and the viewing public.

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We produce more on-campus African-American Ph.D. recipients than any other university in the U.S.
May 3, 2021 • Press Release

Howard University Professor Sonya T. Smith Elected as Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Howard University is pleased to announce that Sonya T. Smith, Ph.D., professor of mechanical engineering and director of the Applied Fluids & Thermal Engineering Research Laboratory, has been elected to theAmerican Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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May 3, 2021 • Press Release

Morgan Stanley and Howard University Announce Inaugural Class of HBCU Scholars Program

WASHINGTON – Morgan Stanley and Howard University today announced the first cohort of students from Howard selected to participate in Morgan Stanley’s inaugural HBCU Scholars Program, an integrated program to support students at three Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

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