Recently named Howard University’s 18th president, Vinson has promised his authentic self in the role. As he completes his first 100 days, we contemplate his journey to The Mecca — and his ambitious vision for its future.
Ben Vinson III Believes In The Howard Way
Recently named Howard University’s 18th president, Vinson has promised his authentic self in the role. As he completes his first 100 days, we contemplate his journey to The Mecca — and his ambitious vision for its future.Read Story
Letter from the Editor
We decided to show everyone the duties of our new president, Ben Vinson III, specifically on a Monday in November ahead of Thanksgiving. We invited renowned photographer Cheriss May (BA ’94) to shadow him for the day and she arrived with three Leicas around her neck and sneakers, ready to go.
The Hilltop, the oldest Black collegiate paper in America, will celebrate 100 years of publication on January 22, 2024. The entity, founded by Zora Neale Hurston and Louis E. King, continues to serve as the voice and record keeper of Howard University.
For Black families with the neurodevelopment disorder, unique challenges emerge.
In just these few months, I know for certain that Howard is truly poised for maximum strength, and I believe that we will get there—together. I cannot wait to witness all the spring semester has in store for The Mecca.From the President
Vinson began his presidency on September 1 after serving as provost and executive vice president at Case Western Reserve University since 2018.
A Howard University researcher highlights the experiences and mental health of Black women and girls through their K-12 education.
Haydar Kurban and the CHURP team are creating a comprehensive rent control database that will shape policy — and promises to create a better balance between housing affordability and landlord realities.
Alumnus Terry Adams helps bring business ideas to fruition.
Technological devices meant to simplify tasks sometimes stop working – and for seemingly no reason. Through simulations, Professor Su Yan is researching how to streamline finding the root cause.
From humble beginnings, the center has grown into an integral campuswide resource, a vital Black voice and a global leader.