March 2011
History Quiz
Howard University Clock Tower

Thank you to everyone who participated in last month’s quiz. Congratulations to the winners, who answered both questions correctly.


  • Richard Jenkins
  • Tewodros (Teddy) Abebe
  • Lenda P. Hill
  • Rev. Sylvia McDonald-Kaufman, J.D., M.Div.
  • Eulis Sawney
Albert Cassell was Howard's official architect who produced the master plan for the expansion of the campus during the 1930s, including the construction of Founders Library.
Roland B. Scott was the former chair of the pediatrics department who played an integral role in the Sickle Cell Anemia Control Act of 1971.

Now it's your turn to test your knowledge. The first five people to respond correctly to the following questions will receive a long-sleeve Howard University t-shirt. Remember, both answers must be correct to qualify. Please send your response to

  • What  was the original proposed name for Howard University?

  • What alumna was also the first Black female doctor to receive a patent for a medical invention?

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