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2014-04-07 23:21:29

Dr. Wright is a renowned advocate, researcher and administrator. Washington (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Howard University today announced that one of the nation’s leading pediatricians, Joseph L. Wright, M.D., M.P.H., will chair its Department of Pediatrics, effective June 2014. “We are thrilled to welcome a leader with the experience, expertise and passion that Dr. Wright brings,” said Mark S. Johnson, M.D., M.P.H., dean of the College of Medicine. “Dr. Wright is nationally renowned...

2014-04-07 23:03:09

Students in the Howard University College of Pharmacy are gaining real-world experience in international pharmacy through a new rotation program that arranges placements in at least five countries. Washington (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Students in the Howard University College of Pharmacy are gaining real-world experience in international pharmacy through a new rotation program that arranges placements in at least five countries. Four students recently started rotations in India and Qatar....

2013-12-30 12:20:25

Mineta National Transit Research Consortium report offers performance criteria for Washington and other cities SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Could transit reliability help to reduce congestion and pollution in urban districts by stimulating more ridership? A new peer-reviewed research report, Reliability of Bus Transit Schedules in Washington DC, proposes that greater reliability of transit schedules could motivate more people to leave their vehicles at...

2013-10-15 12:21:17

Mineta National Transit Research Consortium report also shows significant circulator use in other cities SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Are Washington, DC riders happy with the city's Circulator bus? Can its success become a model for other cities? A new peer-reviewed research report, Long-Term Trends in Patron Satisfaction of DC Circulator, investigated several facets of rider use and came away with some surprising results. The report was authored by Errol D....

2013-10-07 23:04:00

Yahoo donates 125 servers for the new Yahoo Data Center in Howard University's Computer Learning and Design Center. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 Howard University engineering students and faculty gathered on Oct. 3, for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the opening of the new Yahoo Data Center housed in Howard's Computer Learning and Design Center (CLDC) at the College of Engineering, Architecture, and Computer Science (CEACS). “We are extremely grateful for Yahoo’s...

2013-09-08 00:20:18

WASHINGTON, Sept. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Howard University junior quarterback Greg McGhee racked up almost 300 yards of total offense and three touchdowns to lead the Bison (1-1) to a 27-16 win over the Morehouse College Maroon Tigers (0-1) in the 3(rd )annual AT&T Nation's Football Classic® before 17,012 at RFK Stadium. McGhee, named the game's Most Valuable Player, was sacked only once with no interceptions as he accounted for 296 of Howard's 342 yards of total offense....

2013-08-23 20:21:26

TONIGHT AT 7:30 WASHINGTON, Aug. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Black Youth Vote! (BYV!), the young adult initiative of The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (The National Coalition), will hold a pre-march program and rally as part of the official 50(th) Anniversary March on Washington Week of Events surrounding the 2013 March on Washington. WHO: Black Youth Vote, a national grassroots coalition of organizations and individuals committed...

2013-08-13 12:25:25

DALLAS, Aug. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Before the bands tune up their instruments, a coin is tossed or the players even strap on their helmets, the excitement of Black college football will descend on our nation's capital with AT&T* Nation's Football Classic(®)(AT&T NFC). Step shows, games, musical performances, prize giveaways and appearances by famous HBCU alums Wendy Raquel Robinson and Fonzworth Bentley will highlight an array of activities, culminating with the faceoff...

2013-08-03 23:02:07

Howard University will be working with CHMB. San Diego, California (PRWEB) August 03, 2013 The 210+ physician Faculty Practice Plan of Howard University in Washington, D.C., will partner with CHMB to guide their Allscripts EHR & PM Transition Project. The project will include IT Project Management and services for establishing the infrastructure required to support the initiative. It will also include the build and implementation of Allscripts EHR, Practice Management, and Data...

2013-02-14 12:22:32

LOS ANGELES and WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fox today announced a transformative new partnership with the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) designed to further the development of diverse voices across the company's entertainment businesses. The FOX/HBCU Media Alliance (FHMA) will bring HBCU students, faculty and alumni together with executives from Fox's media and entertainment businesses in an effort to build a stronger pipeline for students interested in...