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. (March 20, 2019) – Hampton University Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communications and School of Business students are invited to hear the CEO of Ashley Stewart, plus size clothing store, speak about how he took Ashley Stewart, turned it around to be a successful business, and how that applies to your life.
HAMPTON, Va. (March 20, 2019) – The Hampton University Office of Development has launched its newly designed website at https://givetohamptonu.org . The completely revamped website features a streamlined and simplified design, improved functionality and enriched content areas, and shares important faculty, student, and donor stories.
HAMPTON, Va. (March 19, 2019) – Hampton University is part of a collaborative project of the Virginia Space Grant Consortium where students from three Virginia universities delivered small satellites to NanoRacks in Houston, to be integrated into a CubeSat deployer (NRCSD), which will be launched into space on April 17, 2019. Four undergraduate Hampton University students worked on the project by developing software to perform analysis on the data that …
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