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Howard University Sesquicentennial
The Time is Always Now
Celebrating 150 Years of Excellence in Truth & Service.Learn More
A Message from President FrederickRead his letter
Telling our Story
Read about our continuing legacy in the Howard Magazine.Read More
Celebrate Howard’s Past, Present and Future
As we reflect on our storied past, we're planning for the future.Learn More
A Legacy of Protest and Struggle for Progress
150 Years of Excellence in Truth & ServiceLearn More
Sesquicentennial - A Celebration
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“The Time is Always Now”, is the theme for this year’s sesquicentennial events. For Howard, these are the moments when we overcome challenges, recognize opportunities and build the future. To act, learn, give, serve and excel—at Howard the time has always been, and will always be, now.” InGet Social!
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Get the Facts
Learn more about Howard University history. A new fact each day.Read More
February 3, 2017 • Article
Howard University Students Inspired after U.S. Presidential Inauguration, Women’s March on Washington
In active citizenship, Howard students were among hundreds of thousands of people who descended on Washington, D.C., during the presidential inauguration weekend. Alexandria Stith ('17), senior English and philosophy major from Richmond, Virginia,
January 23, 2017 • Press Release
Howard University President Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick today named Crystal Brown the new Vice President of Communications and Chief Communications Officer (CCO).
January 12, 2017 • Press Release
Howard University announces the appointment of two new members to its board of trustees, James J. Murren, chairman and CEO of MGM Resorts International and Chris Carr, executive vice president and chief procurement officer of Starbucks, effective immediately.
Shattering the Glass Ceiling of Academia
Between 2006 and 2016, women earned more than 50 percent of all doctoral degrees in the United States. Yet, when it comes to holding key leadership positions in academia, women are underrepresented. Howard University is bucking that trend.View Article
My Choice to be Here, Working for this Publication, is a Deliberate One.
As U.S. newsrooms have shrunk and the count of Black journalists has fallen, some Howard alumnae remain on the job, ensuring that the highs, lows and complexities of Black life get deemed newsworthy and get covered.View Article
The Howard Woman in STEM
No, STEM fields are not just for men. From the beginning of the Obama administration, the president has called for getting more girls interested in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).View Article
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