April 20, 2019 • Press Release

Fresh Excitement Ignites Campus as Howard University Welcomes Accepted Students

Accepted Student Day is an opportunity to explore the campus, ask questions, and get a taste of the campus culture before enrolling as a freshman in the fall.

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We produce more on-campus African-American Ph.D. recipients than any other university in the U.S.
April 19, 2019 • Article

Update on Howard University Upper Quadrangle

Dear Howard University Family,

Our campus is a beautiful, sacred space that provides comfort and, in many ways, sanctuary in a place that feels more like a second home than merely an academic institution. The Upper Quadrangle, commonly referred to as the Yard, is a treasured site of many auspicious occasions. Our Commencement Ceremony is the ultimate long walk that symbolizes a sacred tradition, symbolic of every student’s matriculation. The Howard University community wants to see this area remain pristine and symbolic of all that Howard University represents. 

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April 18, 2019 • Press Release

EVENT & WEBCAST: An Evening With Shirley Ann Jackson

The National Science & Technology Medals Foundation (NSTMF) supported by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will host “An Evening With Shirley Ann Jackson” at Howard University, giving audiences an opportunity to become better acquainted with this renowned physicist. 

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April 18, 2019 • Press Release

John M.M. Anderson, Ph.D. Appointed as Interim Dean of College of Engineering and Architecture

Howard University announces the appointment of John M.M. Anderson, Ph.D. as interim dean of the College of Engineering and Architecture (CEA).

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April 18, 2019 • Article

Howard University Hosts Advance Screening of “Homecoming: A film by Beyoncé”

The unmatched energy and spirit commonly showcased during Howard University’s annual Homecoming Week was on display early as more than 1,300 students filled Cramton Auditorium for an advance screening of “Homecoming: A film by Beyoncé,” the much anticipated film documenting the iconic performance by award-winning singer, songwriter and entertainer Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, at the 2018 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

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April 17, 2019 • Article

Howard Alumnus Elected President of American Library Association

Howard alumnus Julius C. Jefferson Jr., section head of the Congressional Research Service at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., has been elected president of the American Library Association (ALA).

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Howard University was founded in 1867. 
April 17, 2019 • Press Release

Five Howard University Ph.D. Candidates Inducted into the Edward Bouchet Graduate Honor Society at Yale University

Additionally, 13 students from the Graduate School, including the inductees, made oral and poster presentations at the Annual Yale Bouchet Conference on Diversity and Graduate Education.

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April 16, 2019 • External Media Resources

On Tax Day, here’s a tale of two returns — one nasty and one nice

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