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Morgan Student Is 2016 HBCU All-Star

Paris Adkins-Jackson

Congratulations to Morgan State University’s Paris Adkins-Jackson, a doctoral student in the Psychometrics Program in psychology. The White House Initiative on HBCUs has selected her as a 2016 HBCU All-Star student. The program, now in its third year, recognizes undergraduate, graduate and professional students for excellence in academics, leadership and civic engagement. This year, 73 students from 63 HBCUs were …

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Morgan Professor Recognized For Excellence In Education

Picture of Dr. Lorece Edwards

The Maryland-District of Columbia Campus Compact (MDCCC), a non-profit higher education membership association, has selected Morgan’s Dr. Lorece Edwards, as the public institution winner of the Alan G. Penczek Service-Learning Faculty Award. The award is presented to a university faculty member that has been recognized for his/her excellence in integrating service-learning into the curriculum as well as for their impact on …

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The Importance of STEM Education, Black Engineering Magazine Interviews Morgan’s President

STEM student and teacher

Morgan State University hails as the number one university in producing African-American electrical, civil, and industrial engineers. As the 12th president of the university, Dr. David Wilson continues to lead the institution to greater heights in STEM advancement, outreach, and innovation. With over 30 years in higher education, Dr. Wilson brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his campus …

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Morgan Students Shine in the ASCEND Summer Research Institute

What do prenatal sleep deprivation in rats, anti-cancer drugs, stimulant use, algaecides, and divorce all have in common? They are the research topics that were selected by participants in Morgan State University’s 2016 Summer Research Institute (SRI). The institute is part of “A Student-Centered Entrepreneurship Development (ASCEND) Training Model,” a program designed to increase diversity in the biomedical workforce and …

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NIST Names Morgan Administrator to National Board of Examiners

Congratulations to Dr. Linda Mehlinger, assistant vice president of the Office of Planning & Institutional Effectiveness, on her appointment by the Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to serve on the Board of Examiners for the 2016 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. The examiner board is composed of leading experts competitively selected from a variety of industries …

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U.S. Army Awards Morgan Nearly $340K in Grant Funding for Electronics Research

Morgan State University has been awarded a $339,365 research grant from the U.S. Army for the purchase of instrumentation tosupport the measurement, evaluation and development of Gallium nitride (GaN)-based electronics. Michel Reece, Ph.D., an associate professor in Morgan’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and director of MSU’s Center for Microwave, Satellite, and RF Engineering (COMSARE), will serve as principal …

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Day 12 | So Long To Hangzhou

During the night at our hotel, we experienced a little unexpected excitement as the local police subjected our floor to a random security check. It wasn’t something that any of us had ever been through before. The police went from room to room checking passports and as well as Chinese Nationals’ IDs to ensure that the guests who were staying …

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Morgan Biology Professor Tapped For NIH Study Section

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

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

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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