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Editorial: Solving Bias in NIH Funding to African-American Researchers

As was disclosed recently, African American researchers are 10% less likely to be funded after applying for an NIH grant than White researchers. While this is not new to many of us, Dr. Donna Ginther and the team of researchers from the University of Kansas are to be congratulated for providing documentable information on the size of the problem. The …

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MSU National Council of Negro Women Launches Campaign Against Distracted Driving

The MSU Chapter of the National Council of Negro Women will hold an informational session today from noon to 4:00 p.m. in the University Student Center to launch a campus-wide campaign to end distracted driving. NCNW asks all members of the Morgan community to come and learn key data on injuries and fatalities associated with distracted driving, participate in their …

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MSU Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies Presents…Ethenia Whye

The Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Morgan State University presents a talk by Ethenia Whye, Doctoral Candidate, Department of Philosophy, Penn State University. “Secret Wars in Post-Soul Battleworld: Philosophy of Race Beyond the Black/White Binary” Thursday, September 22 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Holmes Hall 117 For more information, contact Marcos Bisticas-Cocoves at 443-885-3245 or marcos.bisticascocov@morgan.edu

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VIDEO – NBA All-Stars Bring Summer League to Morgan State

Morgan State recently hosted NBA all-stars on campus for a summer league exhibition game. Maryland natives Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Durant joined Chris Paul, LeBron James and other pro players in an exclusive game put on for the Morgan community. Video courtesy of MSU student Sholape Oriola

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Morgan President’s Open Letter to NIH Director Francis S. Collins, M.D.

Dear Director Collins: I am writing concerning the recent study of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant applicants, which was conducted by Donna Ginther, et al, and published in the recent issue of Science.   As you are aware, that study highlighted the significant disparity in the success rates of African-American scientists who apply for NIH grants versus those of …

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