November 2010
History Quiz
Howard University Clock Tower Thank you to everyone who participated in last month's quiz and congratulations to the winners, who answered both questions correctly:


  • Rev. Sylvia McDonald-Kaufman, J.D., M.Div.
  • Sandra E. Crewe, Ph.D.

Dr. Inabel Burns Lindsay, School of Social Work, was the first woman appointed as an academic dean at Howard University.

M Street School was the original name of the local Washington, D.C., high school once referred to as “The pipeline to Howard?” The name was later changed to Dunbar High School.

Now it's your turn to test your knowledge. The first five people to respond correctly to the following questions will receive a pair of Howard University sweat pants. Remember, both answers must be correct to qualify. Please send your response to

  1. Name the first person to be awarded the Master of Fine Arts degree from Howard. Hint: This person was mentioned in a recent issue of Howard Magazine.
  2. Name the two U.S. congressmen who supported early efforts to secure federal appropriations for Howard University.

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