Howard University lands multi-year research contract with Air Force

Howard University will partner with the Air Force to pioneer the first-ever University Affiliated Research Center (UARC) at a Historically Black College or University (HBCU). Howard will get $12 million a year for five years to fund research, faculty and staff. Department of Defense has 14 existing UARC partners, and the new one will also be the first for the Air Force.