Latest news about Howard University

No one was injured in the incident.

By Dana Hedgpeth

  • Nov 20, 2015

The former Howard University student was sentenced to 8 years and 8 months in a bank fraud case.

By Matt Zapotosky

  • Nov 6, 2015

Another man was also shot and wounded Friday morning near Shaw-Howard University Metro station.

By Peter Hermann, Dana Hedgpeth

  • Oct 23, 2015

The incident occurred inside the student health center building on Georgia Avenue.

By Peter Hermann

  • Oct 21, 2015

The Howard University group says it’s on to bigger stages.

By Perry Stein

  • Oct 1, 2015

The chief operating officer no longer works at Howard, and a student ombudsman position was created to respond to concerns.

By Susan Svrluga

  • Sep 11, 2015

Jasper Spires, accused in the July 4 stabbing on a train, left Howard’s center against medical advice.

By Keith L. Alexander

  • Aug 29, 2015

Five Howard University students needed to pay tuition and -- drum roll, please -- the Dupont Brass Band was born.

By Siyao Long

  • Aug 28, 2015

Local digest

  • Aug 27, 2015

Gunfire claimed the life of a 2014 American University graduate student, who police call a bystander.

By Peter Hermann, Faiz Siddiqui

  • Aug 20, 2015

Senior centers are heat wave cooling places; Howard events honor Mandela; other news

  • Jul 15, 2015

The letters did not disclose sensitive medical information.

By Julie Zauzmer

  • Jul 10, 2015

Moody’s Investors Service say Howard’s debt is a “substantial credit risk.”

By Nick Anderson

  • Jun 5, 2015

Omar Sykes’s death sent waves of anger and concern throughout the campus and surrounding neighborhood.

By Keith L. Alexander

  • May 8, 2015

E. Ethelbert Miller is being praised for the 40 years of work he did for Howard University and its students.

By Courtland Milloy

  • May 5, 2015

Talitha Halley’s graduation marks a major triumph over adversity as she rose from childhood devastation.

By Lyndsey Layton

  • May 3, 2015

Howard President Wayne A.I. Frederick asks alumni to clear debts of seniors ranging from $313.50 to $27,871.75.

By Nick Anderson

  • May 2, 2015

The university president says 180 seniors won’t be eligible for commencement until their balances are cleared.

By Nick Anderson

  • May 2, 2015

With 34 students from Nepal, Howard University has forged a strong connection to the Himalayan nation in recent years.

By Nick Anderson

  • Apr 30, 2015

Thirty-seven staff positions are cut, as Catholic becomes the third university in D.C. to announce layoffs in recent weeks.

By Nick Anderson

  • Apr 16, 2015
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About Howard

  • Founded in 1867
  • Private
  • Historically black university
  • Nickname: Bison
  • Main campus in Washington D.C.
  • Fall 2013 enrollment: 10,297
  • Tuition & fees 2013-14: $22,683

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