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Howard Magazine is an award-winning publication that reflects the heart and soul of Howard University.
The magazine examines the legacy of Howard University and the strides that alumni have made in every profession. It also highlights the University's unyielding commitment to prepare some of the nation's brightest minds to meet the challenges of an increasingly competitive and global society.
Each issue includes profiles of alumni who are excelling in their professions, faculty, and staff who are engaged in research and scholarship and future leaders who are seeking innovative solutions to global issues.
With a print circulation of 85,000, Howard Magazine is published three times a year and distributed to Howard University alumni, faculty, staff and students, legislators, corporate partners, foundations and private donors.
Please see below for a curated list of the magazine featured articles, related to Howard's Sesquicentennial.
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
Sporadic Crawls to the Abyss: Surveying the Landscape of Blacks in the Mass and Social Media
When I was a small child, the major concerns regarding mass media often focused on African-American inclusions and representations in newspapers, radio and the three major networks: CBS, NBC, and ABC.View Article
The Right Place at the Right Time
With the end of the spring semester approaching, Howard University is still a great place to be. For me, this University is a four-letter word: home. It represents a melting pot—one that is fertile ground for building lifelong relationships.
Embracing Public Service
Taylor Amos came to Howard University with a mission. Aware that African Americans are underrepresented in many fields, she focused on her love of public service. Amos decided that, by joining the Peace Corps, she could carve a pathway into global development. In this profession, she saw that African-American leaders are scarce and that there is room to grapple with some of the planet’s most intractable problems, such as improving the health and education of women and children—her special interest.View Article