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TEDx at Howard University

Established in January 2015, TEDxHowardUniversity is a platform to increase the visibility of HU research-based graduate programs to a global audience.

TEDx at Howard University

TEDxHowardUniversity 2016 speakers included:

  • Dr. Georgia M. Dunston, HU National Human Genome Project Center, on recovery as a product of one’s human genome makeup and heredity;
  • Haely Jardas, 2015-16 Miss District of Columbia, whose platform focuses on mental health, addressing the misconception of beauty;
  • Dr. Legand Burge, HU Computer Science Chair, and Dr. Grant Warner, HU professor and Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, addressing entrepreneurial aspects of recovery; and
  • Dr. Robert Shepard, HU alumnus, entrepreneur and motivational speaker, on his journey to becoming an internationally-recognized African-American scientist in the field of chemistry.
  • Dr. Gary L. Harris, Associate Provost for Research and Graduate Studies, on 150 years of academic and research excellence at Howard University.
  • Vocalist Miriam Wright, formerly of the Peaches and Herb Review, and the Kevin Howard Band, performed with trumpeter Donald Tillery.

TEDx 2016

Startups as a Way to Recovery

Dr. Legand Burge, HU Computer Science Chair, and Dr. Grant Warner, HU professor and Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, address entrepreneurial aspects of recovery.

TEDx 2015

Dr. Gary Harris on Technology

The future of electronics via new quantum materials. Dr. Harris demonstrates prototypes of technology from the transistor radio to the iPod.

TEDx 2015

The American Tapestry: Unsung Heroes

Professor Greg Carr discusses the Africana practices of discovering and recovering knowledge.