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#VoteMissHoward: Support Victoria Gabrielle Grimes as Miss Howard-Ebony Campus Queen
Victoria Grimes is asking the Howard community to help her become another positive representation of Black women in the 2017-2018 Ebony Magazine Campus Queens competition!
Howard University's School of Business EMBA ranked one of the best by College Choice
Howard University’s Online Executive MBA (EMBA) has been ranked among the 30 Best Executive MBA Degrees for 2017. The ranking from College Choice, a leading authority in college and university rankings and resources, put Howard University at #30 for the Best Executive MBA Degrees. The full ranking is available here.

"The Faculty of the School of Business is very proud of this ranking which is a reflection of their commitment to providing a high-quality executive management program," stated Barron H. Harvey, Ph.D., dean of the Howard University School of Business.
IRA Charitable Rollover
If you are 70 ½ or older, you can give up to $100,000 from your IRA to Howard. You won’t be taxed on the transfer and it satisfies your required distribution. Best of all, it’s easy and helps Howard further its mission.

Please contact us or your IRA administrator by December 31st to make a difference this year with your IRA.

Call us at 202-238-2340 or visit for additional questions.
DAR Office Relocation
Howard University's Division of Development and Alumni Relations has relocated. The new office is located at 1851 9th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001 at the corner of 9th and T streets.

DAR contact phone numbers, Web sites and e-mail addresses have not changed. You can still reach the main office at 202-238-2430.
HU Biologist’s Participation in Study Leads to Genetic Discovery


Howard University Department of Biology Assistant Professor Michael C. Campbell and an international team of scientists led by members of Professor Sarah Tishkoff’s lab at the University of Pennsylvania have identified new variants in or near the SLC24A5, MFSD12, DDB1, TMEM138, OCA2 and HERC2 genes that are responsible for skin color in modern humans.

Global Experts to Discuss Stigma of HIV and other Conditions at Howard University
Howard University and Howard University Hospital are set to bring together a full roster of international and regional community activists and health officials at its Eighth Annual International Conference on Stigma on Friday, Nov. 17.

This year’s theme is “Research and Advocacy in Action” and the speakers are at the forefront of confronting HIV/AIDS and other health-related conditions. The International Conference on Stigma takes place at the Armour J. Blackburn Center, 2397 Sixth Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20059.

Phill Wilson of the Black AIDS Institute in Los Angeles will be the keynote. Register here.
Howard University to Install Dr. Yolanda Pierce as First Woman Dean of Divinity School
Dr. Yolanda Pierce will be installed as dean of Howard University’s School of Divinity, the first woman to hold the position.

The installation of Dr. Yolanda Pierce as the sixteenth dean and first woman to hold the position is a watershed moment in the life of Howard University and Howard University School of Divinity.

The installation service will take place on Thursday, Nov. 9, at 11 a.m., in Dunbarton Chapel in Houston Hall on the West Campus.

Ordering Your HU Transcript is Easy

The Office of the Registrar is pleased to have launched a new electronic transcript processing and delivery system starting summer 2017. Alumni may request their official transcripts through the National Student Clearinghouse Transcript Ordering service.

*Electronic transcript processing is only available for 1990 graduates to present. Other transcript ordering options are available for 1989 and earlier. Please go to the clearinghouse site for more information.

Howard University to Host 2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

Howard University is proud to announce that it has been selected as a partner with the “Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders” for the fourth consecutive year. Howard University is currently hosting 25 of Africa’s brightest emerging Public Management leaders for a six-week academic and leadership institute sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.

The Mandela Washington Fellowship, is the flagship program of former President Barack Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). YALI empowers young African leaders through academic coursework, leadership training, mentoring, networking, professional opportunities, and support for activities in their communities.

Alumni and Student Reception in Accra, Ghana
Recently an Alumni and Student Reception was held in Accra, Ghana and it went exceedingly well. The event had over 100 attendees including over 30 students (Law, Medicine, Education, COAS, Pharmacy, Graduate, etc.) ‎The photographs are from a student service learning activity at Wesley Methodist School and alumni in the midst of forming a new alumni club in Accra.


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Feb 17

An evening with Darin Atwater and Soulful Symphony is presented by Howard University's Bison Express where they will pay tribute to musical legends of Washington DC and Howard University in an evening of original works, soul, jazz, gospel and an array of other genres of American Music.

After nearly two decades of performing before sold-out audiences, Darin Atwater and Soulful Symphony will join Howard University in celebrating its 150th anniversary with a one-night only concert on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at Cramton Auditorium benefiting the Bison Express Scholarship Fund.

Visit Cramton Box Office or get your tickets at Ticketmaster®

2018  Interprofessional Education & Practice Conference
Feb 22
The 2018 Interprofessional Education & Practice Conference Addressing Health Disparities is themed "Moving Toward Health Equity: From the Neighborhood to the Global Communities.” Hosted by the College of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences, the two day event will take place February 22-23, at Howard University's Louis Stokes Health Sciences Library.
Charter Day 2018
Mar 03

Charter Day is a time of celebration. We celebrate because we are grateful for the March 2, 1867, approval of the University Charter by President Andrew Johnson for an institution dedicated to the betterment of humanity. We are grateful for Howardites - collectively and individually - who, through individual example and support of their alma mater, exhibit the very spirit that has marked Howard as one of the great romances in American education.

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