After Encounter With White FBI Agent, Lawrence Blackmon Knew his Future as a Civil Rights Attorney Was Set

After Encounter With White FBI Agent, Lawrence Blackmon Knew his Future as a Civil Rights Attorney Was Set Howard University is known for the many prominent and prestigious people who attended the famed HBCU and went on to become success stories. The latest former student, who is ready to be mentioned with fellow greats, is… Continue reading After Encounter With White FBI Agent, Lawrence Blackmon Knew his Future as a Civil Rights Attorney Was Set

Howard University School of Business Announces $4.9 Million Gift from Warner Music Group

The Howard University School of Business has announced a generous $4.9 million gift from Warner Music Group/Blavatnik Family Foundation Social Justice Fund (WMG/BFF SJF). The monies from this gift will fund the creation of a new music business center. “I’d like to thank the Warner Music Group and the Blavatnik Family Foundation Social Justice Fund… Continue reading Howard University School of Business Announces $4.9 Million Gift from Warner Music Group

Howard University Announces HBO’s $1 Million Gift for an Endowed Fellowship to Support Students Pursuing Entertainment Careers

HBO, a division of WarnerMedia, presented a $1 Million gift to Howard University to establish an endowed fund to benefit students pursuing careers in the arts and entertainment industries. HBO first announced the donation in conjunction with its upcoming HBO special event, BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME, which is based on the #1 New York… Continue reading Howard University Announces HBO’s $1 Million Gift for an Endowed Fellowship to Support Students Pursuing Entertainment Careers

Howard University Men’s Basketball Set to Host Notre Dame on MLK Day 2021

Howard University Athletics announced the men’s basketball team is set to host the University of Notre Dame on Martin Luther King Jr. Day (MLK Day), scheduled for Monday, January 18, 2021 inside Burr Gymnasium. Tipoff and game broadcast details will be announced at a later date. The matchup features Notre Dame visiting an Historically Black… Continue reading Howard University Men’s Basketball Set to Host Notre Dame on MLK Day 2021

ASCAP Launches HBCU Internship Program

ASCAP, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, today announced the launch of a new paid internship program for students enrolled in historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in the U.S. This summer, the PRO will offer five HBCU students the opportunity to join ASCAP’s team to gain real-world experience in the music industry.… Continue reading ASCAP Launches HBCU Internship Program

Howard University Announces October 10-18, 2020 as Homecoming Week

Howard University announces the 2020 Homecoming dates, scheduled October 10-18, 2020, following the unveiling of the Howard University Football Schedule. The highly anticipated 2020 homecoming football game against Delaware State will take place on Saturday, Oct. 17. The announcement follows the launch of Google’s Black History Month commercial, featuring the Showtime Marching Band, to recognize Howard… Continue reading Howard University Announces October 10-18, 2020 as Homecoming Week

Howard Receives Collection of African American Art in Honor of Legendary Scholar Ronald W. Walters

Internationally renowned scholar and activist Ronald W. Walters, Ph.D., was recognized as a leading political strategist and expert on issues affecting the African diaspora. A dedicated leader, Walters served as a professor in Howard University’s Department of Political Science for 25 years and was department chair for nearly a decade. In honor of Walters’ legacy, his wife, Patricia Turner Walters,… Continue reading Howard Receives Collection of African American Art in Honor of Legendary Scholar Ronald W. Walters

Howard University Awards Six Students with the 2019-20 Patricia Roberts Harris Public Affairs Fellowship

Howard University announced the selection of six students who will receive the Patricia Roberts Harris Public Affairs Fellowship (PRH). Administered by the Ralph J. Bunche International Affairs Center at Howard University, the fellowship seeks to prepare Howard University students for careers in public affairs in an increasingly global world. To date, more than 200 Howard… Continue reading Howard University Awards Six Students with the 2019-20 Patricia Roberts Harris Public Affairs Fellowship

Stephen Curry and Howard University To Launch Division I Golf Program

In a historic stride forward to grow the game of golf, six-time NBA All-Star and Eat. Learn. Play. Foundation co-founder, Stephen Curry, announced his commitment to Howard University today, with a pledge to support the establishment of the university’s first NCAA Division 1 golf program for the next six years. Stephen Curry Partners with Howard… Continue reading Stephen Curry and Howard University To Launch Division I Golf Program

Alfred Street Baptist Church Awards Howard University $100K

Rev. Dr. Howard-John Wesley, pastor of Alfred Street Baptist Church (ASBC) in Alexandria, Va., presented Howard University with a $100,000 gift to cover the outstanding tuition and fee balances of 34 graduating seniors. Wesley announced the contribution during a special service at Andrew Rankin Memorial Chapel. Ministers and staff of ASBC joined the Office of… Continue reading Alfred Street Baptist Church Awards Howard University $100K

Howard University School of Business Ranked Among Best

Bloomberg BusinessWeek ranks Howard University School of Business No. 38 on its 2018 Global Business School Ranking. The Bloomberg BusinessWeek list ranks the best global business schools, encompassing 124 MBA programs across the Asia-Pacific region, Canada, Europe and the U.S. “We are very proud of Howard’s ranking by Bloomberg BusinessWeek,” says Dean of Howard Business… Continue reading Howard University School of Business Ranked Among Best

Howard University Showtime Marching Band Will Perform at Washington Redskins Home Game Oct. 21

The Howard University Showtime Marching Band will be the halftime performance during the NFL Washington Redskins home game against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, October 21 at FedExField. Howard will be the only guest band to perform this season. “We got a call from the Redskins organization asking if we would be interested in doing… Continue reading Howard University Showtime Marching Band Will Perform at Washington Redskins Home Game Oct. 21

Howard University Gallery of Art to Loan Charles White Works to Renowned Museum of Modern Art

  Two signature art works by Charles White from the Howard University Gallery of Art‘s permanent collection, Five Great American Negroes (1939-1940) and Native Son #2 (1942), are headed to The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) for inclusion in an upcoming exhibition, Charles White: A Retrospective, on view from October 7, 2018 through January 13,… Continue reading Howard University Gallery of Art to Loan Charles White Works to Renowned Museum of Modern Art

Howard University Launches ‘HU Stands’ Campaign on Sexual Assault Prevention

As National Campus Safety Awareness Month approaches in September, Howard University will kick off a year-long campaign, “HU Stands” to promote sexual assault prevention on campus.  Today, the Office of Title IX and several campus partners, will host a campus event inviting students, faculty and staff to take the pledge to stand against interpersonal violence.… Continue reading Howard University Launches ‘HU Stands’ Campaign on Sexual Assault Prevention

Howard University #1 in Sending Black Students to U.S. Medical Schools

Howard University is America’s No. 1 institution for producing Black applicants to U.S. medical schools, according the Association of American Medical Colleges. In the 2017-18 academic year, 118 Howard undergraduates applied to U.S. medical schools. Nearly 150 years ago, eight students entered Howard University’s College of Medicine. Today, it enrolls 300+ African American students, more than… Continue reading Howard University #1 in Sending Black Students to U.S. Medical Schools