Howard University Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. What It's Really Like to Go to a HBCURead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | Teen Vogue

    ... the characteristics of being African American led to an existential crisis. What did it mean to be black? Howard University, a historically black university, located in the heart of Washington, D.C. was my escape. With family members who are proud ...


  2. Why I Decided to Go to a HBCURead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | Teen Vogue

    ... ways I couldn't have imagined, and I've connected with so many genuine people. Attending the illustrious Howard University has given me a sense of pride not only within myself but my people as well. My high school teacher Mr. Bynum used to always ...


  3. Tech's beloved H-1B visa is flawed. Here's why.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | CNN

    ... 80% of visa holders just have bachelor's degrees, according to Ronil Hira, an associate professor at Howard University who studies the H-1B program and outsourcing industry. Critics say it's unlikely that people with bachelor's degrees are necessary ...


  4. Is Alabama too fat? Nutrition guru aims to help state lose 1 million pounds in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | Alabama Live

    ... the first goal, you can think about the next 15." Brock, who has a doctorate in nutritional sciences from Howard University, says her emphasis on the number 15 is partly a way to make her weight-loss program stand out in the crowd. But there's ...


  5. Doctors' biases mean black men don't get the same treatment in healthcareRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | PhysOrg Weblog

    A new qualitative study has shown that previous bias and fear of black men likely result in them not getting the same healthcare as white male patients. Published by the Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities , the study by Marie Plaisime, a 2014 graduate of Drexel University's Dornsife School of Public Health and current Howard University student, found that health providers largely perceive black male patients with bias, fear and discomfort.


  6. James Dodson Bishop Recognized by Marquis Who's Who for Excellence in LawRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... and completed the necessary education to succeed in the field of law. He achieved a Juris Doctorate from Howard University School of Law in 1982 and a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Lincoln University, graduating magna cum laude in 1979. ...


  7. Historians Are Already Ranking Obama As One Of The Best Presidents In HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2017 | Refinery 29

    ... from 1-10. Obama came in 12th. The most recent president to best him was Ronald Reagan, who ranked ninth. Howard University history professor Edna Greene Medford said in a press release that she expected Obama to fare better, given his approval ...


  8. MS Gulf Coast Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha to celebrate its Founder's Day CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2017 | The Mississippi Press

    Theta Zeta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. will celebrate 109 years of service and sisterhood on Sunday, Feb. 19. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. was founded on the campus of Howard University on January 15, 1908. Each year the chapter takes time out to observe and celebrate the founders of the sorority.


  9. Omega Psi Phi Fraternity visits John Adams elementary schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2017 | KSWO

    ... going and know what they can accomplish and be part of." The Omega fraternity was founded on the campus of Howard University in 1911 and the Lawton Chapter was charted in 1952. Eugene DeLoach, president of the chapter said they have been giving back ...


  10. Sunday Q and A with Brenda H. Edwards, senior research associate, Division of Legislative ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2017 | Powhatan Today

    ... the General Assembly's Brown v. Board of Education Scholarship Program since its creation in 2004. The Howard University graduate lives in Hanover County and has three adult children and nine grandchildren. Her husband, the Rev. Glenn T. Edwards ...


  11. Ferguson Police Slow To Investigate Shooting Of Protest OrganizerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | NewsOne

    ... it under the rug," said Aaten-White, who at that time had recently returned home after graduating from Howard University . More than two years later, the Ferguson Police Department is still investigating the case. So far, the department has failed ...


  12. Betsy DeVos visits Howard UniversityRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2017 | University Business

    Betsy DeVos, just sworn in as education secretary after Vice President Pence cast a tiebreaking vote in the Senate to confirm her appointment, visited Howard University on Thursday to meet with university leaders. It was her first visit as secretary.


  13. Kolkata: US Consulate holds a workshop on Gender-based violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 |

    ... O. Caldwell, Resident-director and full-time Theatre professor in the Department of Theatre Arts at Howard University was present at the workshop and interacted with the students, teaching them how to use art to address issues surrounding GBV. The ...


  14. Hampton pulls away for 75-61 win over HowardRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2017 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    With 15 1/2 minutes remaining Saturday night, Howard University had a three-point lead over Hampton. It wasn't supposed to go this way, not with the Bison still missing their leading scorer and the Pirates riding a winning streak.


  15. About Town: Events for FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2017 | The Advocate

    DETAILS: Speaker will be Dr. Ivory Toldson, president and CEO of the QEM Network, professor of counseling psychology at Howard University and editor-in-chief of The Journal of Negro Education. Previously, Toldson was appointed by President Barack Obama to devise national strategies to sustain and expand federal support to Historically Black Colleges and Universities.


  16. Betsy DeVos Couldn't Help Herself, Despite Protesters She...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2017 | Right Wing News

    ... and the important role of (Historically Black Colleges and Universities)," DeVos said of the visit. "Howard University plays a unique and valuable role in the fabric of our higher education system, and I am honored to help celebrate its 150th ...


  17. School-door assault on DeVos is a new low for the left 0:0Read the original story

    Feb 10, 2017 | New York Post

    ... middle school, by another entrance, and met with students and staff. The day before, she visited Howard University, a historically black college, to meet with school leaders. The video of a mob physically denying DeVos access to the school should ...


  18. This stereotype is killing black childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | The Washington Post

    ... And out of 107 historically black colleges and universities , not one has a functioning 50-meter pool. Howard University is the only HBCU with a competitive swim team . With few role models and scarce opportunities to swim, too many black children ...


  19. Protesters briefly block Education Secretary Betsy DeVos's visit to a D.C. schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | Denver Post

    ... in a bid to mend fences with educators after a bruising confirmation battle. On Thursday, DeVos visited Howard University, a historically black university in the District that receives special support through federal appropriations every year. But ...


  20. Protesters block Betsy DeVos from entering public school in WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | WICU12 Erie

    ... uchers that could take money from public institutions. On Thursday DeVos visited students and officials at Howard University in Washington, according to a news release on the Department of Education website.