Health

J.C. Smith and Howard Universities Collaborate on Pharmacy Degree Program

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Johnson C. Smith University and Howard University have just entered a landmark partnership! Learn more in the story by Herbert L. White at The...

She Just Got Accepted to Medical School. She’s 13

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‘I just have extremely good time management skills and I’m very disciplined,’ said Alena Analeigh Wicker An ambitious 13-year-old girl has plans to become a...

Penn’s Medical School Formalizes Its Partnership with HBCUs in Pursuit of Greater Diversity

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In a new program, HBCU students are guaranteed admission and are exempt from taking the MCATs if they meet requirements including maintaining a 3.6...

Albany State Partners With City of Albany To reduce COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy

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Albany State University is working with the city it's in to further COVID-19 literacy and quell the fears residents may have in getting one....

HBCU Students Are Being Disproportionately Affected By Roe’s Reversal

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Roughly three-quarters of HBCUs are located in states that have banned or mostly banned abortions. Learn more in the story by Lauren Lumpkin at...

Morgan State To Offer First-of-Its-Kind Fellowship in Vaccine Development

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A new Morgan State University partnership is opening the door for students to secure Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) Fellowships in Vaccines Medical Development....

Elizabeth City State University Plans Year of Wellness Programming Thanks To $76K Grant

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Students at Elizabeth City State University will be able to focus on health on all levels after the HBCU received over $76,000 in funding....

‘Critter Fixers’ Stars Win Critics Choice Award for Best Animal Show

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Two Fort Valley State University and Tuskegee School of Veterinary Medicine graduates, who famously founded the Critter Fixer Veterinary Hospital have won a prestigious...

N.C. A&T Alumna And Husband Own Disney World’s First Black-Owned Food Truck

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North Carolina A&T State University alumna Robyn Wallace has been serving up delicious healthy options with her husband Zak at Disney World in Orlando!...

Within A Week, A Couple Graduated From Meharry Medical School And Got Married

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We have a power couple in the making! Two Meharry Medical College graduates are building their dream life together after two big accomplishments within...

HBCU Medical Schools to Tackle Organ Transplant Disparities

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As they did with COVID-19, HBCU medical schools are creating a united front to tackle organ transplant disparities. Learn more in the Associated Press...

Two-Time HBCU Graduate Byron D. Ford Named New Chair of Howard University Department of...

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Howard University has selected a Grambling State University and Meharry Medical College graduate to head its Department of Anatomy. Get the full story from...

Kamala Harris Tests Positive For COVID-19

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Howard University alumna Kamala Harris is one of the latest politicians to test positive for COVID-19. Get the full story from By Jasmine Wright, Maegan Vazquez, Betsy...

Xavier University of Louisiana Announces Plan To Open Medical School

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Xavier University of Louisiana is expanding in a big way! Get the full story in the XULA release below. Xavier University of Louisiana announced that...

UAPB Students Learn Veterinary Science through Hands-on Programming at Purdue University

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Several students hailing from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff recently traveled to Purdue University in Louisiana. Get the full story from UAPB...

Hampton University Using Peer Counselors Meet Increasing Demands For Mental Health Services

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Hampton University is getting creative as it seeks to fulfill the need for mental health support on campus. Get the full story from news...

New Report Outlines Ways HBCUs Have Been Affected By COVID-19 Pandemic

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A new report has outlined just how much more difficult the COVID-19 pandemic has made life for some HBCU students, and what can be...

Entrepreneur And Grambling State Alumna Returns To Her Campus To Teach Yoga

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Grambling State University alumna Alexia P. Hammonds has taken time away from her busy schedule as a successful entrepreneur to teach fitness to the...