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NIH grant Awarded to Hampton University to Study Treatment for Infectious Diseases

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The Hampton University Department of Biological Sciences has been awarded a $900,000 grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) of...

Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute marks 2 years in operation

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Two years ago, in September 2010, the Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute treated its first patient for prostate cancer. After years of planning and...

FAMU professor awarded U.S. patent to indentify bacteria stains

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Marlon S. Thomas, bioengineer and professor in Florida A&M University’s (FAMU) College of Agriculture and Food Sciences, has been awarded United States Patent...

Teens Invent Condom that Changes Color Based on STI Status

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CNN Sexually transmitted infection-- it's a sensitive topic that many people find difficult to discuss, but a group of teenage boys think they may have...

Meningitis vaccine not deterring enrollment

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The controversial vaccine for a bacterial form of meningitis has not — despite fears — threatened many students’ ability to attend local universities. The vaccination,...

‘Give Before You Get’ Homelessness Initiative at Howard University Hospital

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WASHINGTON – Howard University Hospital participated in The Stafford Foundation’s 2015 “Give Before You Get” Volunteer Day on Dec. 12. The day was filled...

UMES dining series returns

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It’s officially fall. The cooler weather and an appetite for something warm from the oven go hand-in-hand. Just in time, the University of Maryland...

Bowie State launches energy campaign

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Bowie State University will launch an advocacy campaign to engage students, faculty and staff in a series of initiatives to reduce campus energy consumption...

HBCU Buzz Radio Show in Homecoming Season

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The HBCU Buzz Show will be featuring HBCU Schools who are having Homecoming on their show this week.  The show is aired each Tuesday...

Healthy Tips for the Holidays? Why Not

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As the holiday season approaches and more clothes are worn, many people stop picking up weights and start picking up plates. There are some...

Dr. Oz at Howard University

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D.C. had a visit from TV personality Dr. Mehmet Oz on Wednesday, and a chance to get preventative health care. On Howard University's campus, Oz...

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff System Cancels QualChoice’s Contract

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The University of Arkansas System said Monday that it will cancel the contract under which QualChoice handles third-party administrator duties for its employee health...

HBCU Green Ambassadors Answer President Obama’s Call to Tackle Climate Change

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WASHINGTON (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As President Barack Obama reiterated the need to fight climate change during his State of the Union Address Tuesday night,...

Preserve The Sexy: Run, Give and Support the HBCU 5K in DC

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Black Girls RUN! will sponsor the DC Metro HBCU Alumni Alliance  5K run and 2K walk on the campus of Howard University on June 29...

Central State Grad, Counselor Trainee’s Advice May Be Just What You Need To Feel...

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The photos recently posted on Karisma Hazel’s Facebook features a happy graduate of a historically black college sitting amongst other like-minded individuals...

Annual HBCU Conference Features Green Initiatives, Fundraisers

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Hundreds of educators and agencies that support education from around the country converged on the Grand Hyatt hotel in Washington D.C. on Sept. 26-27...

Fuel Pizza headed to Howard University area

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Fuel Pizza has signed a lease near Howard University, according to the broker who represents the pizzeria. Fuel will occupy about 2,300 square feet at...

Howard University Hospital, nurses to restart negotiations

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Howard University Hospital and its nurses union are returning to the negotiating table this week, forestalling a picket line that had been slated for...

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