In-depth profiles of the people who make Howard great.

With HBCUs and social justice having always marched to the same tune, students sound off from their perspective.

When the HBCU Student Protests

There is no doubt historically Black colleges and universities play a major role in American history.

HBCU Excellence

For some black families, carrying on the generational tradition of attending an HBCU is a no-brainer.

Keeping It All in the Family
Howard Student
Keija Minor (J.D. ’99)

A day without Howard is a day without Keija Minor, the first African-American to hold the editor-in-chief title with Condé Nast since its inception in 1909. Specifically...

A Day Without Howard

Leslie McKinnon and Ingrid Harris are well-acquainted with repetition. The fifth-year biology Ph.D. students are putting to use the $2,500 grants they were awarded after twice applying for the...

A Butterfly Effect:  Cosmos Foundation research grants allow biology graduate students to study microbial ecology connections in insects, humans

Howard University doctoral student Sirak M. Mekonen has been named a 2017 Cosmos Club Foundation grant winner, which awarded him $2,800 for research into terahertz spectroscopy for...

Expanding the Cosmos


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