Winston Anderson, Ph.D., professor of biology, was one of nine individuals to receive the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring from President Barack Obama. Anderson is a leading cell biologist who has devoted 44 years of his academic life, including 36 years on the Howard faculty, to the intellectual enhancement and training of African Americans and other underrepresented groups, from K-12 to postdoctoral students. In addition to being honored at the White House, recipients receive awards of $25,000 from the National Science Foundation to advance their mentoring efforts. (Justin D. Knight)...more
Jefferi K. Lee was named the general manager of WHUT-TV, bringing nearly 30 years of broadcast media experience as a network executive. At the helm, Lee plans to realign the station and its strategic priorities around President Sidney A. Ribeau’s vision of the University. (Justin D. Knight) ....more
Howard University Hospital was recently named to a heritage trail by Cultural Tourism DC, because it sits on the former site of Griffith Stadium. Learn more about the history of Griffith and the teams that played there, including the great Negro League baseball teams.