The Center for Urban Progress is an interdisciplinary center that mobilizes the Howard University community to address critical local, national, and global urban issues through applied and community-based research, academic programs, technical assistance to public and private agencies, program evaluation, and demonstration projects.
Research is conducted in various centers, institutes, and core facilities throughout the Howard University campus. Each one of these entities provide the needed space and support to ensure the best quality research.
Center on Race and Wealth
The mission of the Center on Race and Wealth is to enrich research, dialogue, and policy formation related to asset building, wealth accumulation, racial wealth disparities, racial disparities in law enforcement, poverty, and inequality.
Center of Excellence in Housing and Urban Research and Policy (CHURP)
The Howard University Center of Excellence in Housing and Urban Research and Policy (CHURP) seeks to achieve an equitable and inclusionary society in which currently underserved populations come to be properly served and inequities in housing, health, education, economic well-being, and community development.
Women, Gender, and Sexualities Collective
The Women, Gender, and Sexualities Collective (WGSC) at Howard University is an interdisciplinary forum for Howard students and faculty, created to support and encourage discussion, scholarship and activism on gender and women’s issues on campus, nationally and internationally.Learn More
Institutional Labs & Centers
Center for African Studies
NOAA Center for Atmospheric Science and Meteorology
W. Montague Cob Research Laboratory