|Headlines and Events
|| April 23, 2012
Howard University Presents Steppin’ Out of the Negro Caravan
Legendary choreographer, dancer, and director George Faison revived the writings of influential African Americans in the staged production Steppin’ Out of the Negro Caravan, April 20 in the historic Ira Aldridge Theater, 2455 Sixth St. NW, Washington, DC.
Featuring guest artists alumna and globally-renowned director, choreographer and author Debbie Allen (BFA ’71), Lynda Gravatt (BFA ’71), Avery Brooks, and Joe Coleman and students from the Department of Theatre Arts, Steppin’ Out of the Negro Caravan was a tribute to the literary legacy in the African diaspora, Howard University and beyond.
Richard Parsons Delivered King Lecture on Leadership
Of the many of lectures that occur on campus, few come with the air of a once-in-a-lifetime experience. This was the case when Richard D. Parsons, a former long-time member of the Howard University Board of Trustees and past chairman of Time Warner and Citigroup, delivered the Gwendolyn S. and Colbert I. King lecture at Howard University in Founders Library on April 3.
Alternative Spring Break: A History of Service
For nearly 40 years, Howard students have passed up vacations of fun in the sun in Florida or the Caribbean during their Spring Break and instead rolled up their sleeves to help families across America. This year, Howard students worked in Atlanta; Chicago; Detroit; New Orleans; Washington, DC; and Haiti for Alternative Spring Break (ASB). Read stories and view photos from each city at http://www.howard.edu/asb/2012/.
Howard in the News
“What’s Apple’s Best Defense in E-books Antitrust Case?”- Antitrust expert and Howard Law Professor Andrew Gavil weighs in.
Divinity Professor Dr. Harold Dean Trulear's Extended Interview
THE WASHINGTON INFORMER
HU Symposium Targets Health Issues in Ward 8
Ex-Microsoft Africa Chairman Cheick Modibo Diarra Becomes Mali's Interim Prime Minister
Howard Divinity School Faculty to Study Best Practices
Howard University Hosts Citywide Job Fair for DC Area Educators
Howard University Men in Hoodies School You on Racial Profiling [Video]
THE WASHINGTON POST
Lilian Thomas Burwell, Washington sculptor and painter, displays new work at Howard University