Research with a bold mission: Finding new ways to improve society
Discovery happens here at Howard. Our faculty and graduate students believe in testing the limits of discovery across disciplines to solve some of the world's most complex challenges. Our motto, Veritas et Utilitas (Truth and Service), is woven throughout our research as our faculty and scholars leverage their expertise to serve the communities that need it most. Our faculty are driven by a deep-rooted sense of purpose and inquiry, passionate about teaching and research, and committed to helping their students succeed.
Howard University remains committed to being a global thought leader and has a distinctive legacy of research. From developing novel pathways for disease prevention and conducting cybersecurity research addressing critical infrastructure systems to building models for climate resilience and analyzing models of voting behavior, our faculty and graduate students are solving problems at local, state, national, and global levels. Our faculty and students are supported by extensive grant and funding opportunities, research networks spanning the globe, modern facilities, centers, and labs, and superior research resources you would expect from a major research university such as Howard.
Areas of Impact
At Howard's Graduate School, our research scholars are connectors committed to advancing their fields and understanding the impacts of their research on communities. Our faculty and students are focused on research that informs public policy, fosters resilient and healthier communities, encourages environmental sustainability and stewardship, strengthens democratic institutions, and powers innovation and economic growth. The following cross-section of projects represents just some of the exciting daily research across our graduate programs.