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Fulbright Scholars Visit Howard University

By Gwendolyn S. Bethea, Ph.D.

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Fulbright Scholars visited a simulation lab in the College of Medicine during visit to Howard University in February.

On February 25, the Office of International Affairs, in conjunction with the Howard University Graduate School, sponsored a group of Fulbright Scholars in a visit to Howard University in celebration of Black History Month. During the visit, the scholars heard presentations by Associate Provost for Research and Graduate Studies and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Dr. Gary L. Harris, on "Black Scientists from Early Civilization to Present." Dr. Edna Medford, chair of the Department of History, explored the History of Howard University.

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Photo above: Gwendolyn S. Bethea, Ph.D., Howard University Graduate School, far left; Jeronimo Augusto, second row center, Howard University Office of International Affairs; and Anthony Wutoh, Ph.D., Provost, far right; along with Fulbright Scholars and guests from China, Indonesia, Armenia, Russia, Tunesia, Ukraine, and Belarus.

As part of their tour of the University, Fulbright Scholars visited a simulation lab in the College of Medicine, conducted by Dr. Tamara Owens, and toured the Howard University Interdisciplinary Research Building with Dr. Gary L. Harris. The scholars also attended a lecture by U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Julian Castro, sponsored by the School of Architecture.

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Gary L. Harris, Ph.D., P.E., presents lecture on "Blacks in Science and Engineering: Ancient and Modern"

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Dr. Edna Medford, chair, Department of History, presents lecture on "History of Howard University" to group of Fulbright Scholars visting Howard University during Black History Month.

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