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HU Announces Dr. Neelam Azad’s Appointment to Commonwealth Health Research Board

Hampton, Va. (February 20, 2024) — Hampton University proudly announces the appointment of Dr. Neelam Azad, Vice President for Research, to the esteemed Commonwealth Health Research Board by Governor Glen Youngkin. This appointment reflects Dr. Azad’s outstanding contributions to research and underscores her commitment to advancing healthcare initiatives within the Commonwealth. In her role as Vice President […]

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HU Receives $4.9M from U.S. Department of Education to Establish an Interdisciplinary Climate Science Degree Program

Hampton, Va. (January 11, 2024) –The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Hampton University a $4.9M grant to establish an interdisciplinary climate science degree program, embedded in a National Center for Climate Modeling Research, and to propel the university to R2 status. According to the U.S. Department of Education’s press release, the grants are being

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Hampton University and Amazon entered into new Partnership to develop AWS Robotics Research Lab and Amazon Robotics Workshop

Hampton University and Amazon entered into new Partnership to develop AWS Robotics Research Lab and Amazon Robotics Workshop In today’s technology-driven world, preparing students for the future workforce is more important now than ever before. Introducing young students to technology before they reach higher education can increase their ability to become innovative critical thinkers and

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Dr. Neelam Azad Appointed as New Vice President for Research at Hampton University

HAMPTON, VA. (Nov. 7, 2022) – Dr. Neelam Azad, University Endowed Professor of Pharmacy, has been appointed vice president for research at Hampton University (HU). Dr. Azad joined Hampton University in 2008 as assistant professor of pharmacy and quickly rose through the ranks to chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in 2014. She attained full

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Hampton Adjunct Professor, America’s Next Great Marine Biologist, Authors Two Bestselling Children’s Books, Consults on Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

Dr. Jeanette Davis, also known as Dr. Ocean, Collaborates with Colleagues to Receive $3 Million U.S. National Science Foundation Grant Hampton, Va. (May 3, 2023) – Hampton University Adjunct Professor Dr. Jeanette Davis, Marine Microbiologist and ocean science consultant on the movie, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever at Marvel Studios, was part of a team of collaborators who were

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Hampton University School of Pharmacy Professor Receives $4.8 Million Dollar Grant from NIH to Study Alzheimer’s Disease in Middle Aged African Americans

HAMPTON, Va. (Nov. 7, 2022) —Associate Professor Dr. Travonia Brown-Hughes, School of Pharmacy, received a $4.8 million grant from The National Institute of Health (NIH). The grant, entitled “The Black American United Memory & Aging Project (BA-UMAP): An examination of cognitive decline in midlife and older Black adults using remote cognitive assessments, risk factors and

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