June 26, 2017 • Press Release

Stress, Sleep and Health Symposium to Consider African-American, Urban Health Disparities

In April, the National Institutes of Health awarded psychiatry professor Dr. Thomas Mellman a new $2 million, five-year grant to continue to study sleep, stress, and cardiovascular health.

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June 24, 2017 • Press Release

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 leaders for a six-week academic and leadership institute sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.  The Fellows arrived in early this week..

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June 23, 2017 • Article

Mrs. Cecilia Marshall, widow of The Honorable Thurgood Marshall Visits Howard University

"In accordance with Howard's original commitment to provide education for all, the vision for the programs is to expose a diverse pool of HBCU students to the professional programs that Howard has to offer and to provide them with the skills needed to be successful in their respective fields." said, President Frederick.

The Pre-PhD program (PPSEP) was created to increase the level of interest in careers available to Ph.D. holders in the humanities and social sciences among undergraduate African American and minority students.

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June 16, 2017 • Article

With Job Fair, HUH Gains Visibility as a ‘DC Employer of Choice’

“Our hospital is one of the city’s top 15 employers,” said Jim Diegel, Howard University Hospital chief executive.  “This is a great place to work for people who want to make a meaningful contribution to the community they serve.”

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June 15, 2017 • Press Release

2017 Formation Scholarship Winner Announced

WASHINGTON (June 15, 2017) - Howard University is pleased to announce Maya Rogers as the winner of the 2017 Formation Scholarship. Rogers is a graduate student and will be the first student from Howard University with a certificate in Music Therapy. As a songwriter and vocalist she has stated that she believes in the power that music has to heal, connect and understand one’s self and others.

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June 14, 2017 • Article

Acting U.S. Surgeon General Trent-Adams to Give Lecture on Childhood Obesity at Howard University Hospital

Acting U. S. Surgeon General Rear Admiral Sylvia Trent-Adams will present a medical lecture on tackling childhood obesity at Howard University Hospital on Friday, June 16.

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Howard University was founded in 1867. 
June 13, 2017 • Article

Plans to Expand Howard’s Innovative Policing Inside-Out Course Nationally Are Underway by the IACP

The “Policing Inside-Out: Building Trust Through Transformative Education” experiential learning model, which includes law enforcement and the Washington, D.C. community, grew out of a national grassroots movement to answer the concern of students as they watched protests and the Black Lives Matter Movement evolve around the deaths of black civilians by white law enforcement officers.

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