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Morgan Biology Professor Tapped For NIH Study Section

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Morgan State University’s Dr. Gerald A. Rameau has been selected to serve as a member of the Synapses, Cytoskeleton and Trafficking Study Section. Rameau is an associate professor in Morgan’s Department of Biology. He was selected to serve because of his “demonstrated competence and achievement in [his] scientific discipline as evidenced by the quality of [his] research accomplishments,” according to …

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Morgan Staff Promoted to Newly Created Positions

Drs. Turner and Keels Take on New Roles at the University

Morgan State University President David Wilson today announced the promotions of Dr. Kara Turner to vice president of Enrollment Management and Student Success, and the Rev. Bernard Keels as the University’s first-ever dean of the Morgan State University Memorial Chapel. Both appointments are effective immediately. “I am pleased to announce new titles and expanded roles here at the University for …

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Transportation Internship Program Offers MSU Students Real-World Experience

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For a number of Morgan graduate students interested in pursuing challenging careers in the field of transportation, the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT)-Morgan State University (MSU) Graduate School Internship Program has created a pathway to future opportunity. The program pairs students with a year-long paid internship at one of the State of Maryland’s six transportation agencies or at the MDOT headquarters and …

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MSU Fulbright Students Study Abroad in Africa

Fulbright Students Study Abroad in Africa

Recently, Morgan’s Department of World Languages and International Studies sponsored the Fulbright-Hays Group Project Abroad, giving a group of students a unique opportunity for study internationally in the African countries of Senegal and The Gambia. The five-week intensive study and research program, which was made possible in part through resources received from the U.S. Department of Education, allowed participants to study …

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Morgan Taps Cornell University Professor as Next Dean of Engineering

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Morgan State University President David Wilson today announced the appointment of Michael G. Spencer as dean of the Clarence M. Mitchell Jr. School of Engineering, only the second dean in the school’s history. Dr. Spencer is a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Cornell University. “I am pleased to welcome Dr. Spencer to our family,” said President Wilson. …

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Artscape 2016 Exhibits Are Out Of This World

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Billed as the largest free arts festival, Artscape is expected to draw hundreds of thousands of people to Baltimore over the next three days. This year’s theme is “Space: Explore what’s out there.” One exhibit at the festival has taken over a city block. It’s a down-to-Earth installation that’s out of this world. The “Space Place” is a solar system created by …

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MSU Band Director Melvin Miles Receives Skip Scarborough Foundation Award

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Congratulations to Director of Morgan State University Bands, Melvin Miles on his recent receipt of the Skip Scarborough Foundation’s Alexi Lifetime Achievement Award for Music Education. Miles, who was recognized for his many years of service in the field of music and the impact he has had on others, was presented with the honor during the foundation’s inaugural annual “A Musical …

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Morgan, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Partner in Education

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At Morgan State University’s annual open house for the Patuxent Aquatic and Environmental Research Laboratory (PEARL), this past June 17, MSU President David Wilson joined Lt. Col. Michael S. Ruppert, deputy district commander for the Baltimore District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in signing a new Education Partnership Agreement (EPA). The agreement, which was formed to spotlight the importance of science, …

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Indranil Goswami, Ph.D. Receives NSPE Engineering Education Excellence Award

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This past June, at the National Society for Professional Engineers (NSPE) Annual Conference, in Dallas, Texas, Dr. Indranil Goswami, a lecturer and graduate coordinator in Morgan’s Department of Civil Engineering, was presented with the 2016 NSPE Engineering Education Excellence Award. The national award recognizes university faculty who have demonstrated the ability to connect engineering education with professional practice in addition …

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SGJC presents Kirsten Savali with Medal For Journalistic Excellence

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Morgan State University’s School of Global Journalism & Communication presented Kirsten West Savali with the Vernon Jarrett Medal For Journalistic Excellence on June 28 at the National Press Club in Northwest Washington, D.C. The award is given for exemplary reporting on Black life in America. Savali is a cultural critic and an associate editor at The Root, a news site …

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