The university was named for Major General Oliver O. Howard, a founder of the university as well as a Civil War hero and commissioner of the Freedmen’s Bureau (1865-72). Washington, DC 20059. Howard directed considerable resources towards establishing the university, including the original three-acre campus, the main building, and the old medical school.
Located in the heart of Northwest Washington, D.C., The Hilltop at Howard University … Students will return to Howard University in August for a mix of in-person and online classes, the school announced Thursday, but campus life will … 2400 Sixth Street NW. Howard University's The Hilltop Newspaper Washington, United States. HOWARD UNIVERSITY. The Hilltop, the student-run newspaper at Howard University, is demanding better resources from the school’s administration, according to a statement released Thursday.. Enrollment at Howard has fallen from a high of 11,321 students in 1980 to 10,297 today, although this fall the university attracted the second-largest freshman class in 15 years. Phone: 202-806-6100