Thursday, April 14, 2016


CONTACT: Anthony Owens

WASHINGTON, DC (April 14, 2016) - Howard University is closing out an extraordinary Research week with the official ribbon cutting of the new Interdisciplinary Research Building (IRB) located on Georgia Avenue.

WHO: Howard University president Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick along with building developer will officially open the new Interdisciplinary Research Building.

WHAT: The Howard University Interdisciplinary Research Building is an 81,670 gross square foot, state of the art research facility on Georgia Avenue and W Street in Northwest Washington DC. The research space creates synergies that lead to research opportunities among investigators across disciplines and provide core and user space to researchers

WHEN: March 15, 2016
11:30 AM EST

WHERE: Howard University
Interdisciplinary Research Building
2201 Georgia Avenue, Northwest
Washington, DC 20001

Note to Media: For details contact Anthony Owens at 202.870.9208 or

About Howard University
Founded in 1867, Howard University is a private, research university that is comprised of 13 schools and colleges. Students pursue studies in more than 120 areas leading to undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. Since 1998, the University has produced two Rhodes Scholars, two Truman Scholars, a Marshall Scholar, 30 Fulbright Scholars and 11 Pickering Fellows. Howard also produces more on campus African-American Ph.D. recipients than any other university in the United States. For more information on Howard University, call 202-238-2330, or visit the University's Web site at