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Morgan Community Mile CARE Grant Funder Visits University

On June 16, Morgan State University President David Wilson met with Dale Sutherland, president and founder of Code 3; Darryl DeSousa, deputy commissioner, Baltimore City Police Department (BCPD); Maj. Rich Worley, BCPD – Northeastern District; Michael Hilliard, community services director for HARBEL Community Organization, Inc.; and other partners participating in the Morgan Community Mile’s Community Action Response Effort (CARE) grant …

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MSU’s Dr. Maurice Taylor Honored By Alma Mater With Alumni Achievement Award

Congratulations to Morgan State University’s Dr. Maurice Taylor, vice president of Academic Outreach and Engagement, on receiving the 2016 Alumni Achievement Award from his alma mater, Juniata College. Dr. Taylor, a member of Juniata’s class of 1972, was among five alumni honored during the college’s Alumni Weekend for their overall professional accomplishments and contributions.

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Morgan Student’s Creation Helps Iranian Workforce Calculate Holiday Bonuses

In the United States, a holiday bonus is something most employees want but very few actually receive or believe they will receive. And for those fortunate enough to get one, the amount received is typically at the employer’s discretion. But what if bonuses weren’t based on how well a business performed or an employer’s level of generosity during the holiday? …

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MORGAN CUTS RIBBON ON NEWLY RESTORED LILLIE CARROLL JACKSON CIVIL RIGHTS MUSEUM

Baltimore – Today, the long-awaited reopening of the Lillie Carroll Jackson Civil Rights Museum was brought to fruition as Morgan State University President David Wilson, along with members of the Jackson-Mitchell Family, local and state leaders, and members of the Morgan family joined to cut the ribbon signifying the historic property as officially operational for public touring and research learning opportunities. The living …

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Day 8 – MSU Choir’s Final Day in Cuba!

Today was the Morgan State University Choir’s final day in Cuba!  Typically, our international tours have been at least ten days; however, we chose to have a shorter stay in Cuba, given the relative newness of the rekindling of American-Cuban relations. We checked out of our hotel at 9:30 a.m., hoping to see as many additional Cuban points of interest as …

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Day 7 – Closing out our Cuba visit in Havana

In Havana, we exchanged the exterior sounds of the rooster in Santa Clara, with the sounds of cars in the busy city streets.  This morning we had time to take in the spectacular view that we had of Havana and the ocean from our hotel rooms. Havana is the capital of Cuba and the largest city, with 2.1 million residents. …

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Day 5 – Travel Day to Havana from Santa Clara, Cuba

Today we checked out of our Santa Clara hotel to travel to the most famous city in Cuba – Havana (Spanish: La Habana). Who would have thought that we would have had to travel to Cuba, to commune directly with animals as we did in our Santa Clara hotel.  With the huts for rooms, beautiful pool, and wonderful buffet meals …

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Day 4 in Santa Clara

After a full day of travel and exploring the villa of Trinidad, we arrived at our Santa Clara hotel, exhausted and ready for a good night’s sleep. As stated earlier, this hotel was on a preserve-type property that everyone in the group did not immediately embrace, but once in bed, with doors closed, most enjoyed a good night’s sleep. One …

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On to Trinidad and Santa Clara – Day 3

Last night, our first concert in Cuba went extremely well. The theater’s temperature conditions, however, were less than ideal during our performance. We wore our robes for simplicity as well as to give the Cuban audience an opportunity to see authentic American choir robes, but the heat and humidity in the room made wearing them a tad uncomfortable for the …

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National Science Foundation Awards Morgan Nearly $300,000 for Informatics Research

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Morgan State University has been awarded a three-year, $297,843 research grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to conduct research on image retrieval and database archiving systems. Mahmudur Rahman, Ph.D., an assistant professor of computer science in Morgan’s School of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences, will lead the research efforts on this project. The project, which was funded through the …

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