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

Derrek Niec-Williams

Derrek Niec-Williams’ choice of architecture as a profession was more than just a choice. It was a need.

According to a U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics report, there...

Designing The Future
Hezekiah Hawkins performs with Step Afrika! at its 20th Anniversary Home Performance Series at Howard in June.

In many parts of the country, the arts have been one of the first victims on the chopping block whenever there is talk of school budget cuts.

However, people like C. Brian Williams (B.B.A...

Under the Artistic Influence

Taylor Amos came to Howard University with a mission. Aware that African Americans are underrepresented in many fields, she focused on her love of public service.

Amos decided that, by...

Embracing Public Service
Dr. Rubin Patterson

If there’s one thing that bothers Dr. Rubin Patterson (Ph.D. ’92), it is the lack of Blacks and Latinos in environmental leadership positions.

So, instead of complaining about it,...

Turning Africana Studies Green
R. Delacy Peters

Four Howard University students share their study-abroad experiences from Oaxaca, Mexico, over the summer, in real time.

Howard Students Take Studies to Mexico
Commencement 2015 Graduates

Howard University graduated more than 2,400 students, including undergraduate, graduate, professional and certification students, at this year’s commencement ceremony in May.

Ursula M...

Commencement 2015


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