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Office of the President: Bison Beat Newsletter
The current edition of the Bison Beat newsletter from President Wayne A. I. Frederick features Commencement 2016 details, information about the "Gift a Senior” campaign, academic accolades, recent campus activities and more.
Howard University President, Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick, announced today that United States President, Barack H. Obama, will deliver the keynote address during Howard University’s 2016 commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 7, 2016.  The President will address members of the Class of 2016 and their families, University trustees, officers, faculty, staff, and alumni.
Howard University Alum is Part of Pulitzer Prize Winning Team for National Reporting
Howard University alum and adjunct professor, Keith Alexander, is part of a Washington Post team of reporters that was awarded the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting for their work documenting fatal police shootings of civilians across the nation. The Pulitzer board singled out the the Washington Post “for its revelatory initiative in creating and using a national database to illustrate how often and why the police shoot to kill and who the victims are most likely to be.”


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School of Social Work Celebrates Dr. Inabel Burns Lindsay 80 Years at HU
Jun 11
Inabel Burns Lindsay – activist, educator, researcher, and administrator was an early proponent for the consideration in social work education and practice with a focus on racial and ethnic minorities. Her extraordinary accomplishments have served as a beacon for generations of social work educators and practitioners. She represented the moral conscience of social work education while battling racism, sexism and ageism during a pivotal time of social and financial unrest including the Great Depression, the enactment of the Social Security Act of 1935 and the emergence of large scale social services. This luncheon will commemorate this legacy of the first African American female Dean of the School of Social Work and of Howard University.
School of Communications 45th Anniversary Reception
Sep 10
The School of Communications (SOC) was founded in 1971. It is now the third largest of the 13 schools and colleges at Howard University. For nearly 45 years, the School has trained journalists, policy leaders, strategic and media communications professionals and speech-language pathologists through premier programs in advertising, communications disorders, audio production, journalism, media management, legal and speech communications, public relations and TV/film production. SOC graduates are known internationally for their leadership through communications research, professional practice, innovation, job creation, social justice and service.

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The male enrollment in Dentistry increased 30.3% (from 33 in Fall 2014 to 43 in Fall 2015).


The male enrollment in Law increased 25% (from 36 in Fall 2014 to 45 in Fall 2015.)

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