Editor's Desk

Khesia Taylor

As the new University Editor, I am honored to be the editor of your—and now mine, too—beloved magazine and excited to be a team member in the Office of University Communications.


President Wayne Frederick

This year we celebrate 152 years since Congress granted a charter signed by then U.S. President Andrew Johnson that resulted in the establishment of this institution: The Howard University,...

RaNeeka Claxton Witty




1. have a strong effect on someone or something.

Not everybody can do it.

Not every university is capable of it.


The role that Howard University continues to play in the world is one of excellence. We are creating history every day, although the academic landscape outside of our campus is changing.

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