May 23, 2018 • Press Release

Howard University Receives 10 Nominations in HBCU Digest’s 2018 HBCU Awards

Howard University secured 10 nominations in this year's HBCU Digest HBCU Awards. Nominations include The Hilltop, the Howard University Center for Sickle Cell Disease, and actor and alumnus Chadwick Boseman. 

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We produce more on-campus African-American Ph.D. recipients than any other university in the U.S.
May 21, 2018 • Press Release

Howard University Appoints Larry A. Callahan to AVP of Human Resources

Howard University today announced the appointment of Larry A. Callahan as associate vice president of Human Resources and Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO), effective May 21, 2018. In this role, he will provide strategic leadership in the planning and implementation of quality-based, mission-focused human resources programs for all faculty and staff of the University and Hospital.

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May 21, 2018 • Article

Legal Dispute Ends, Plans Move Forward for Howard University’s Bond Bread Project

After concluding more than a decade of planning and legal disputes, Howard University takes a significant step forward in its pursuit to redevelop the long-vacant Bond Bread Factory and Washington Railway & Electric Company buildings, located across from Howard University Hospital, along Georgia Avenue Northwest. The University has released a shortlist of potential development partners looking to reimagine the 2.2-acre project. The University will maintain fee simple ownership of the property to preserve its real estate portfolio. 

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May 16, 2018 • Article

Howard University Gallery of Art Offered Timeless Artwork from Corcoran Gallery of Art Collection

When the Corcoran Gallery of Art closed its doors in 2014, as one of the oldest privately supported cultural institutions in Washington, the gallery’s Board of Trustees committed itself to preserving the Corcoran legacy by allowing nearly all of the Corcoran’s total art collection to remain in the city. The Howard University Gallery of Art recently received an offer from the Corcoran Gallery of Art to accept several works of art, previously showcased in former gallery along 17th Street Northwest. 

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May 16, 2018 • Article

Howard University Graduate and Former Bison Football Player Leland Lassiter Receives Distinguished Reginald F. Lewis Prize

Leland Lassiter, a Baltimore native and graduate of Howard University’s College of Arts and Sciences, is the recipient of the 2018 Reginald F. Lewis prize, a monetary gift to the student who demonstrates the most improvement in his/her cumulative grade point average from their sophomore to senior year. Lassiter says he wasn’t expecting the news he received, last week as he prepared for Commencement.

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May 15, 2018 • Article

Howard University Pharmacy Students to Participate in Innovative Exchange Program with University of Wyoming

The Health Equity Leadership Program is geared toward challenging students to get “outside of their comfort zone” to learn first-hand about both urban and rural healthcare access and equity issues.

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Howard University was founded in 1867. 
May 12, 2018 • Press Release

Chadwick Boseman Commends Graduates on Making it to the Top of the Hilltop at Historic Howard University Commencement

Howard University alumnus and award-winning actor Chadwick Boseman spoke to graduates about the significance of making it to the top of the Hilltop during the Howard University 2018 Commencement Convocation.  In front of an audiences of more than 8,000 family and friends, Boseman encouraged the graduates to not only exceed in their next steps, but also strive to achieve their life’s purpose.

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May 10, 2018 • Article

Howard University Volleyball Set to Become First HBCU to Take an International Tour

Howard University women's volleyball team is making history as it heads to Africa for the team's international debut. With its exceptional academic and athletic achievements, the 11-time MEAC champions are traveling overseas to expand on their success.

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