Hampton University Alumna, Ruth Carter, Wins Her First Academy Award and Becomes First African-American to Win an Oscar in Best Costume Design CategoryHAMPTON, Va. (February 25, 2019) – Ruth E. Carter, a Hampton University alumna, is officially an Academy Award winner! Carter took home the Oscar in the Best Costume Design category for her work in the 2018 film, “Marvel’s Black Panther,” at the 91st Academy Awards on Sunday, February 24. Carter’s win makes her the first African-American to win in the Costume Design category. It’s also the first ever Oscar for Marvel Studios. “We could not be more excited for Ruth Carter’s historic Academy Award win for her work in ‘Black Panther.’ Her win will surely inspire our students and other African-American men and women to Dream No Small Dreams. Ms. Carter is a true superstar and role model. Congratulations!” said Hampton University President, Dr. William R. Harvey. Carter is the first African-American costume designer to be nominated for an Academy Award. Carter received nominations for Best Costume Design for Spike …
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HAMPTON, Va. (April 18, 2019) — Hampton University is pleased to announce that alumnus Darrell K. Williams ’84, a three-star Lieutenant General in the United States Army and Hampton alumnus will serve as the University’s 149th Commencement speaker on May 12, 2019. Commencement will be held at Armstrong Stadium at 10 a.m.
HAMPTON, Va. (April 17, 2019) – With the 2019 football season approaching, Hampton University fans were happy to see a renewal of the “Battle of the Real HU” between the Pirates and the Bison of Howard University. The 94th matchup will take a new twist this year as it will take place inside historic Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois.
HAMPTON, Va. (April 16, 2019) – Hampton University Leadership Fellows in the William R. Harvey Leadership Institute (WRHLI) traveled to Washington D.C. on Tuesday, April 2, 2019, to participate in the Hampton University/Liberty University Washington (D.C.) Symposium. While there, they met with members of Congress, toured the U.S. Capitol, met with Liberty University students, and received some great advice from Hampton University alumni.
HAMPTON, Va. (April 16, 2019) – Hampton University will host the 1 st Annual Caribbean Health Disparities Conference, in partnership with the 24 th Annual School of Science Research Symposium, on April 16-18, 2019. The theme for the Conference is, “A Hampton University Response…Addressing Health Inequities In Caribbean Populations One Step at a Time.”
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