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Morgan Cybersecurity Team Receives National Science Foundation Award

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Nearly One Million Dollar Award to Support New Data Security Project Morgan State University announced today a $999,450 research grant awarded to a research team led by Dr. Kevin T. Kornegay by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The HBCU Research Infrastructure for Science and Engineering (RISE) award will be used to fund the Morgan team’s “Embedded System Security via Reverse Engineering …

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Morgan President David Wilson Leads HBCU Delegation On Return Visit To China

HBCU Delegation On Return Visit To China

Morgan President David Wilson and a group of fellow presidents and senior administrators from seven Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) returned to China recently to continue developing partnerships and relationships with universities in that country. The trip marked the second of its kind for the delegation; the first occurred in 2013 and resulted in the award of 1,000 scholarships …

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Morgan Choir Featured in Performance at the White House

Photo Courtesy: White House

On June 26th, for the first time, television viewers will have the chance to enjoy the Morgan State University Choir in performance at the White House, accompanying such gospel greats as Aretha Franklin, Shirley Caesar, Lyle Lovett and Darlene Love, among others. The concert is part of a special White House celebration of gospel music. It was recorded live in …

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School of Global Journalism & Communications Awards First Annual Jarrett Medal For Journalistic Excellence

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Stacey Patton Honored for Exemplary Reporting on Black Life in America Morgan State University’s School of Global Journalism and Communication (SGJC) announces the award of its first annual Vernon Jarrett Medal for Journalistic Excellence to Stacey Patton, a senior enterprise reporter for the Chronicle of Higher Education, book author, child advocate, and adjunct professor of American history. Patton is being recognized for her in-depth reporting …

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Morgan State University Announces New Partnership With The New York Academy of Sciences

NY Science Academy partnership

Agreement Seeks to Develop Next Generation of STEM Innovators through Global Collaboration Today, Morgan State University (MSU) and the New York Academy of Sciences (the Academy) signed a partnership agreement to develop the next generation of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) innovators through the Global STEM Alliance (GSA) of the New York Academy of Sciences. The agreement, signed at the site …

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Governor Larry Hogan’s Office Hosts Maryland Business Recovery Workshop

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ANNAPOLIS, MD – In an effort to provide assistance to business owners who were affected by the civil unrest in Baltimore last month, Governor Larry Hogan’s Office will host a free Maryland Business Recovery Workshop. The workshop will be held onFriday, June 5, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Murphy Fine Arts Center at Morgan State University located at 2201 Argonne …

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Day 12 – We return home!

Day 12b

We arrived at JFK at 9:00 AM on Sunday, May 31, 2015 after an eleven-hour flight – the return flight always seems faster.  We were quickly processed through US customs.  Again, all luggage was present and accounted for. We only had a four-and-a-half hour drive back to campus. All in all, this may have been the best-attended concert tour that the choir has ever …

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Day 11 – Our last day in Argentina

Day 11h

The only event on the agenda for this day was a guided Fiesta Gaucho Tour with lunch.  This was an opportunity for the group to experience and interact with the Argentinian Gauchos (cowboys).   We travelled 45 miles to the Santa Susana Ranch in Los Cardales, Argentina.  As we entered the ranch, we each were given several varieties of Empanadas …

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Day 10 – A chance to explore Buenos Aires

Day 10d

Buenos Aires is the most European-like city in South America. Despite Argentina being a Spanish colony, most of the architecture in Buenos Aires is taken from the French.  Many of the early Argentinian aristocracy had homes in both Argentina and France.  They brought much of the culture from France back here. Argentina is derived from the Latin “argentum,” meaning silver.  The original settlers …

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Day 9 – Our final concert in Argentina

Day 9a

Our last concert is at the Gran Rex Theatre with a seating capacity of 3,300. I was very concerned that our 1:00 PM Thursday afternoon concert would not have much of an audience, given that this did not seem to be a regular concert time; however, this is a very well known series that typically has large audiences. The Mozarteum, the top arts organization in …

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