Author Archives: Special to the AFRO From Howard University

  • Howard U Remembers Professor Tritobia Hayes Benjamin

    Dr. Tritobia Hayes Benjamin, recognized as one of the leading authorities on African-American women artists, including Selma Burke, Annie E. A. Walker, and Loïs Mailou Jones, died on June 21 after an extended illness. Benjamin served Howard University with distinction for 42 years, from her ...

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  • Howard University Celebrates Mandela

    Howard University presented “A Mandela Day” Symposium on Feb. 11. The event, held in the Browsing Room of Founders Library, celebrated the day the late South African president was released from prison on Robben Island in 1990. The event culminated with a 7 p.m. jazz concert ...

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  • Howard University Homecoming 2013

    Howard University Homecoming 2013 The nation’s capital will turn Bison Blue when Howard University holds iats Homecoming activities Oct. 22-27, with a star-studded cast of alumni returning to lead the festivities. Academy Award-nominated actress Taraji P. Henson (B.A. ‘95) and actor ...

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  • Howard Students Take STEM to AFRICA

    Thirty-two Howard University undergraduate students from science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields will travel to eight countries this summer to conduct research projects as participants in National Science Foundation-funded Global Education, Awareness and Research Undergraduate ...

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