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Verizon Invests in STEM Education for Black Males

Verizon STEM Education Initiative

Executives from Morgan State University and the Verizon Wireless Foundation announced a new partnership Tuesday in Baltimore aimed at exposing minority males to STEM via HBCU campuses. The Minority Male Makers Program—which will be housed on the campuses of Morgan State University, North Carolina A&T State University, Jackson State University and Kentucky State University—pulls rising Black and brown seventh- and …

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Morgan Students Study Abroad: Day 3 – The Amazing Great Wall of China

Panoramic View of the Great Wall of China

Going to bed late and waking up early is becoming the norm in China.  After all, there is so much to see and cover in this magnificent country.  Today should be the first day where we feel rejuvenated after a good night’s rest and adjustment to the 12-hour time difference. The morning started off as usual with a great breakfast. …

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Morgan Students Study Abroad: Day 2 – Finding our Feet

View of Beijing from top of Longevity Hill

Day 2 which is our first full day in China started with a 7 AM wake up call.  Our sleep the previous night was short, intermittent, and jet lagged.  We were all still tired from the long journey and felt displaced due to the 12-hour time difference, but we were in China.  How can we not be thrilled?  We were …

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Morgan Students Study Abroad: China Trip – Day 1

ChinaTrip SendOff

(This series of blog posts are a firsthand, real-time account of Morgan’s Study Abroad activities in China, as provided by Dr. Sumanth Reddy, Study Abroad Coordinator for the Division of International affairs. You can learn more about the Study Abroad Program here.) Leaving For China! The morning of July 11th started off gloomy with a slight drizzle in Baltimore. Students along with …

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Remediation courses helping first-year students get ahead

by WBAL - Remediation courses helping first-year students get ahead

An increasing number of colleges and universities are helping first-year students brush up on the basics before starting classes. More than half of Maryland’s high school students heading to college who need extra academic help are spending part of their summer trying to get a head start. Morgan State University is one of the many schools in the Baltimore area …

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Morgan Students Look From The Inside, Out To Show The Value Of Black Lives

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Black lives matter. And one Morgan professor took up the challenge to show the world just how much. More than a year ago, Chris Metzger, a professor in Morgan State University’s Visual Arts Department, asked his students to join him in a public art project to raise social awareness. The project would be in direct response to a call to …

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Morgan Receives $500,000 Mellon Foundation Grant

Melon Award

– Award will be used to establish MSU’s Quarles Institute – Morgan State University (MSU) President David Wilson today announced a $500,000 grant to the University from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.  The award, over a three-year period, will be used to support the establishment of the Benjamin A. Quarles Humanities and Social Sciences Institute within Morgan’s College of Liberal Arts. …

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Morgan Alum opens first African Facebook office in Johannesburg

Nunu Ntshingila

Facebook has opened its first office in Africa to further the company’s commitment to help businesses connect with people and grow locally and regionally. Based in Melrose Arch, Johannesburg, Facebook’s newest business office will be headed by Ogilvy veteran, Nunu Ntshingila, the company’s new Head of Africa. Facebook is already an important part of how people and business connect in …

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Morgan Professor Produces Energy from Waste and Receives $100,000 Maryland Innovation Award

Dr. Seong W. Lee

CycloBurn Combustion System™ Provides Relief to Poultry Farmers and Protects Environment Morgan State University professor and lab director for the School of Engineering’s Industrial and Systems Engineering department, Dr. Seong W. Lee, and his research team are the recipients of a $100,000 Phase 1 award from the Maryland Innovation Initiative (MII) to transition his CycloBurn Combustion System™ from prototype to commercialization. The innovative new system …

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Morgan State choir, Cuban ensemble find common ground

Coro Entrevoces at Morgan State University

Article by Wesley Case • The Baltimore Sun On Wednesday afternoon, Ariana Rodriguez, a soprano from Cuba, became so overwhelmed with emotion during a solo that she took off her eyeglasses and threw them to Morgan State University’s choir room floor. Less than 30 minutes later, the vocalist — visiting Baltimore for the day with the award-winning Havana-based choir Coro Entrevoces — barely remembered …

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