February 14, 2020 • Press Release

DC Mayor Bowser Appoints Howard University Assistant Professor Natalie Hopkinson, Ph.D., to DC Arts and Humanities Commission

Assistant Professor Natalie Hopkinson, Ph.D., plans to spark creativity throughout D.C. during her appointment.

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We produce more on-campus African-American Ph.D. recipients than any other university in the U.S.
February 14, 2020 • Article

Howard University Alumni Couple Donates $200,000 to College of Medicine and School of Education

Their mutual love for Howard fueled their philanthropy. A married couple who graduated from Howard University is gifting $200,000 to the institution in support of academic programs and initiatives within theCollege of Medicineand theSchool of Education. With the generous donation, Howard UniversitySchool of EducationgraduateCaryn Hobbs, Ed.D., and her husband,James Hobbs, Ph.D.a graduate of the School of Medicine, have established theHoward University Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Summer Enrichment Campand theHobbs Family Educational Fund.

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February 14, 2020 • Press Release

Moorland-Spingarn Research Center to Lead Nationwide Transcribe-a-thon of Anna Julia Cooper Artifacts on Frederick “Douglass Day”

The four-hour transcribing marathon is a nationwide effort on the annual commemoration of Douglass Day. The Moorland-Spingarn Research Center will be the headquarters for activities this year.

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February 11, 2020 • Article

Howard University College of Medicine Receives Grant to Support Youth with Sickle Cell Disease

WASHINGTON – The Department of Pediatrics and Child Health in the Howard University College of Medicine has received a $42,000 grant from the Walter Brownley Trust Bank of America, N.A., Trustee to support children with sickle cell disease and their families.

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February 11, 2020 • Press Release

Howard University PR Student Wins 2020 PRSSA Service Award

WASHINGTON – Howard University student Brandon Oliver is the recipient of the PRSSA Service Award presented by the National Capital Chapter (NCC) of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). Oliver served as the student president of Howard University’s D. Parke Gibson Chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA), a collegiate branch of PRSA.

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February 10, 2020 • Press Release

Howard University’s Talitha Washington Selected to Serve in the National Science Foundation Convergence Accelerator

Howard University Associate Professor of Mathematics Talitha Washington, Ph.D., has been appointed to serve as a program director in theNational Science Foundation (NSF) Convergence Accelerator (C-Accel),a program within NSF to accelerate use-inspired convergence research in areas of national importance via partnerships between academic and non-academic stakeholders. The NSF C-Accel brings together teams of experts, representing a variety of disciplines, to leverage partnerships in hopes of solving challenges of national importance with a high probability of providing research deliverables that will benefit society.

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Howard University was founded in 1867. 
February 10, 2020 • Press Release

Howard University School of Divinity Celebrates 150 Years

The School of Divinity will host a series of events throughout 2020.

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February 7, 2020 • Article

Judge Damon J. Keith Legacy Lives on at Howard University School of Law

Howard University School of Law is making certain that its distinguished alumnus, long-standing federal judge Damon J. Keith’s legacy will live on in years to come by offering a scholarship and renaming its renovated Moot Court Room in his honor.

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