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Howard University Sesquicentennial

  1. Howard University 150th Essay Contest Winner

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  2. LeDroit Park Health Fair

    Get a recap of one of our sponsored events.

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  3. A Legacy of Protest and Struggle for Progress

  4. The Time is Always Now

    Celebrating 150 Years of Excellence in Truth & Service.

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  5. A Message from President Frederick

    Read his letter
  6. Telling our Story

    Read about our continuing legacy in the Howard Magazine.

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  7. Celebrate Howard’s Past, Present and Future

    As we reflect on our storied past, we're planning for the future.

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150 Years of Excellence in Truth & Service
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No. 72

Fact of the Day

College of Dentistry

The Howard University College of Dentistry was founded in 1881. It is the fifth oldest dental school in the United States. The College is housed in the Russell A. Dixon Building. The Dental School Bulidng is named in honor of Dr. Russell A. Dixon, who served as dean from 1931-1966.

College of Dentistry Russell A. Dixon Building

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Howard University 150th Essay Contest Winner

In 2017, Howard University celebrates its 150th anniversary. The Sesquicentennial celebration will recognize the historic milestones, achievements, and the positive impact the University has had since its founding in 1867.

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