Howard’s Historic $90 Million Contract as a University Affiliated Research Center Spotlights STEM and R1 Opportunity
Feb 07, 2023
Howard’s recent contract award to be a University Affiliated Research Center (UARC) provides opportunities to advance more Black students in STEM and propel Howard toward a R-1 research status. The Howard UARC contract, rooted in tactical autonomy, marks the University as the first-ever HBCU to serve as a university affiliated research center.
Howard University Will Be Lead Institution for New Research Center - U.S. Department of Defense
Feb 07, 2023
Defense Department leaders today announced the creation of a 15th university-affiliated research center associated with Howard University in Washington, D.C. The announcement represents two firsts for the U.S. military: It's the first university-affiliated research center associated with one of America's historically Black colleges and universities and the first sponsored by the Air Force.
Howard University awarded $90 million military research contract - The Washington Post
Feb 07, 2023
In an HBCU first, Howard awarded $90 million military research contract. The school will become the first historically black institution to lead one of the Pentagon's 15 university-affiliated research centers.
Howard University Awarded $90 Million Contract by Air Force, DOD to Establish First-Ever University Affiliated Research Center Led by an HBCU
Jan 25, 2023
WASHINGTON – Howard University President Wayne A. I. Frederick, M.D., MBA, hosted U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin III, and U.S. Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall to announce that Howard will serve as the 15th University Affiliated Research Center (UARC). With this announcement, Howard makes history as the first HBCU to lead a UARC and the first center to be funded by the Air Force.
Howard University Announces Record $122 Million in Annual Research Funding; Creating New Opportunities for Students & Faculty
Oct 20, 2022
In 2018, Howard University announced a goal of raising $100 million in grants and contracts for research by 2024. Today, Howard surpassed that goal two years early by raising $122 million in Fiscal Year 2022, a record sum for any Historically Black College or University (HBCU).
Howard University Partners with Fiserv and humble ventures to Launch GrowHU Accelerator for HBCU-Affiliated Entrepreneurs
Oct 10, 2022
Howard University, in partnership with Fiserv, Inc. and humble ventures, is announcing that applications are open for the first cohort of the GrowHU program – Howard’s growth-focused accelerator for entrepreneurs. The GrowHU accelerator aims to bring together Howard University and the broader HBCU community through a growth-focused accelerator for diverse founders scaling their businesses.
Howard University Awarded $11.5 Million From Chan Zuckerberg Initiative To Expand Genomics And Genetics Research Capacity
Sep 20, 2022
Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced a partnership with Howard University and the nation’s three other historically Black medical colleges to further support cutting-edge scientific research to address significant gaps in genomics. CZI’s Accelerate Precision Health (APH) program will award $11.5 million to Howard University over five years, allowing the University to expand research in the genome field, bring on renowned faculty, fund post-doctoral fellows, and support grant writing for future initiatives.
CZI Announces Partnership To Advance Genomics Research at the Four Historically Black Medical Colleges
Sep 20, 2022
Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced a partnership with the nation’s four Historically Black Medical Colleges (HBMCs) to further support the cutting-edge scientific research they are leading to address significant gaps in genomics research, create new tools and methods to prevent and treat disease, and accelerate precision health for everyone, particularly Black people and other people of color.
HU Research Month Highlights Creativity and Learning
May 01, 2022
HU Research Week has been renamed HU Research Month (April 1- 29, 2022) in order to expand the opportunity to celebrate and honor the tremendous research that is conducted by our faculty, students and research staff. Research Month is part of our ongoing efforts to promote and celebrate the University’s research mission. Howard University’s research enterprise is comprised of many external grants and contracts, distinguished scholarly projects, and outstanding creative works. The Annual Research Symposium is the highlight of Research Month. It also provides a venue, in which to engage researchers and develop multidisciplinary collaborations. The week’s activities range from guest speakers and workshops to a research symposium aimed at creating more opportunities for innovation.
Howard-Brookhaven Partnership Empowers Minorities in STEM
Jul 20, 2021
Howard University and Brookhaven National Laboratory have established a model collaboration for advancing the capabilities of research institutions while increasing opportunities for underrepresented minorities in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
Howard University Office of Research, Fiserv, and humble ventures to offer a virtual pitch competition
Jul 20, 2021
We’ve teamed up with the Howard University Office of Research, Fiserv, and humble ventures to offer a virtual pitch competition that brings innovators together to solve problems impacting the Howard University community. This 7-week entrepreneurship program requires no cost to participate and the top teams will be invited to pitch to a panel of judges for up to $40K in prizes. Don’t wait to sign up. Applications are open now!