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Diversity has not been one of Silicon Valley's strong points. But as a new generation of technology professionals prepares to enter the workforce, that may be changing. Howard University is playing a...
Artist Charly Palmer and student
“Doing this piece, doing the research for this piece, coming back during homecoming and standing on that sacred ground...” began Atlanta-based Palmer, who’s 38-by-28 inch watercolor of Howard faces,...
Hospital room
She started her nursing career at Howard in 1971, when it was still called Freedmen’s Hospital. The Howard grad has since held multiple roles at the hospital, most of which involved caring for sickly...
Derrek Niec-Williams (B.Arch. ’07), the executive director for campus planning, architecture and development, and Anthony Freeman, the senior real estate adviser to the president, have been with...

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RaNeeka Claxton Witty




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Not everybody can do it.

Not every university is capable of it.





“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

Jeffrey Henry (BBA ’05) and Jennifer Henry (B.S. ’06) welcomed their second child, Jones Ira Linvol Henry, on Sept. 5,...
Philip L. Parker (B.A. ’11) National Account Manager, Magid Moriah Thomas Parker (B.B.A. ’12) Private Equity...


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