June 17, 2001
HAMPTON, Va. - Alien life might look more like Ebola than E.T. That's an understanding a new Hampton University course will focus on and that continued interest in space exploration could depend on. Arthur Bowman and other researchers at Hampton University's Center for Atmospheric Sciences are developing a new course in astrobiology set to be offered this fall. It will be the first offering of the discipline at the university and one of only a handful of programs supported by NASA in the nation.
March 7, 2004
Tameka S. Taylor and Kenneth T. Brookins were united in holy matrimony on September 13, 2003 at Trinity Baptist Church in Richmond, VA. Tameka is the daughter of Iris Jones, of Richmond, VA. She is a graduate of Hampton University and George Mason University. She is an elementary teacher. Kenneth is the son of Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth F. Brookins, of Baltimore, MD. He is a graduate of Hampton University and is an architect. After honeymooning in Aruba, the couple now resides in Columbia, MD.
February 9, 2002
The long wait for the official announcement of Donald Hill-Eley's appointment as Morgan State's new football coach ended yesterday, 19 days after it was reported in The Sun that last season's offensive coordinator would be named boss of the Bears. Morgan athletic director David Thomas said Hill-Eley would replace Stanley Mitchell, who had a 5-27 record in three seasons at Morgan. "I was impressed with the way Coach Hill related to our young team last season," said Thomas yesterday. "He made substantial contributions to the program last year, and the players seemed to identify well with him. "I feel he brings a winning attitude and solid experiences to the Morgan State football team.
April 11, 2004
Christopher B. Weaver, a student at Hampton University and Gilman School graduate, was pronounced dead at a hospital in Hampton, Va., on Wednesday after being shot by an intruder who entered his apartment and opened fire with a handgun. The Northwest Baltimore resident was 22. Christopher Brandon Weaver was born and raised in Baltimore. He is the son of Dr. Jesse R. Weaver, a Baltimore dentist, and Alice G. Pinderhughes, an attorney. He is the grandson of the late Alice G. Pinderhughes, who in the 1980s was the first woman to serve as city school superintendent.
November 22, 2006
Drew Berry, general manager and vice president of WMAR-TV (Channel 2), will leave the station Dec. 1 to join the faculty of Hampton University in Virginia. The 50-year-old executive has been at WMAR since 1997. He was news director and station manager before assuming his current duties in 2000. Neither a successor nor interim manager has been named by the E.W. Scripps Co., which owns the Baltimore ABC affiliate. "I have some mixed emotions about leaving," Berry said yesterday after meeting with station employees to announce his departure.
November 18, 1999
Washington's Corcoran Gallery of Art presents "To Conserve a Legacy," an extraordinary selection of American paintings, prints, drawings, photographs and sculpture from the collections of historically black colleges and universities, beginning Saturday. Artists represented include Aaron Douglas, Arthur Dove, Lois Mailou Jones, Jacob Lawrence, Georgia O'Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz.The project, organized by the Addison Gallery of American Art and the Studio Museum of Harlem, was developed to conserve, document and present more than 150 works of art owned by Clark Atlanta University, Fisk University, Hampton University, Howard University, North Carolina Central University and Tuskegee University.