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Illustration of Doctor with Covid Treatment
Using Trial to Overcome Tribul...
Howard University Hospital's first-time participation in a vaccine trial marks another deliberate step toward health care inclusion.
Thomas Mellman
Long Days, Sleepless Nights
During the pandemic, Black Americans are battling insomnia.
Kamala Harris
Raising Up Kamala
How Howard's past shaped Kamala Harris' future.
Fireworks Over the White House
Kamala's Collective
The Collective Power of the Divine Nine; When We Gather: A Labor of Love with Howard Roots; Howard in the (White) House
Empty Campus
Virtually Howard
When the pandemic forced the school to close campus, the University swiftly brought everyone back – online.
Protester with a Megaphone
Street Smart
Howard’s classrooms have been incubators for protests that matter and their leaders.

Editor's Desk

Frank Tramble

As the new chief communications officer for Howard University, it is my honor to introduce our reimagined, redesigned and still beloved Howard Magazine.

The Time is Always Now

“There is never time in the future
in which we will work out our salvation.
The challenge is in the moment;
the time is always now.”

— James Baldwin

Illustration of Medical Doctor with Covid Treatment
He was only 43 and full of life. He was a young champion of Black storytelling in film and arts, who led through the...
Colleague and Danda Rawat
How is a self-driving Tesla car supposed to act when someone vandalizes a roadway speed limit sign? This is one of...
Kemp Powers
  As Kemp Powers was handed the script to Disney Pixar’s “Soul,” he knew the lead character, Joe Gardner, needed some...
James E Silcott
James E. Silcott (B.Arch. ’57) has been elevated to the 2020 College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects...
12 Affirmations for the Amazing Kid
12 Affirmations for the Amazing Kid by Charlie Bingham Jr. (J.D. ’08) is focused on connecting young, diverse readers...
The Edwards during a recent family photoshoot.
Then In 1993, communications majors Lesley Edwards (B.A. ’96) and Julian Gaither (B.A. ’95) met in a chance encounter...


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