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Maryland Public Health Professionals to Gather at Morgan

Morgan State University’s School of Community Health and Policy will host the Annual Meeting for the Maryland Public Health Association (MdPHA) on Thursday, September 8, 2011 beginning at 7:30 a.m. in the University Student Center. This year’s theme will focus on “Federal, State, and Local Plans to Eliminate Health Disparities.” Activities are designed to empower healthcare professionals and community and …

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Morgan State Hosts NBA Stars

All-stars from the National Basketball Association made a highly-anticipated stop in Baltimore, as Morgan State University hosted an exclusive summer league game in the Talmadge L. Hill Field House. NBA stars and Maryland natives Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Durant joined LeBron James, Chris Paul and other NBA standouts in a summer league-styled pick up game that was open to the …

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MSU Professor Named to Governor’s Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Council

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Governor O’Malley recently named Morgan State Professor Z. Andrew Farkas to a newly formed state Electrical Vehicle Infrastructure Council. Dr. Farkas joins automobile manufacturers and dealers, electrical vehicle (EV) charging manufacturers and environmental and energy experts to plan and coordinate the successful integration of electric vehicles into Maryland’s communities and transportation system. The Council will develop recommendations on the supply, …

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Morgan Named Among ‘America’s Best Colleges’ by Forbes Magazine

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Morgan State University has been included in a very elite group of colleges and universities around the country, named one of ‘America’s Best Colleges’ recently by Forbes Magazine. Listed among the top quarter of the nation’s colleges and universities, Morgan also ranked among the ten best historically black colleges and universities. “To be included among such an exclusive list of …

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MSU Doctoral Student Travels to Turkey with International Exchange Program

Morgan doctoral student Charmaine Troy recently joined a select group of emerging non-profit professionals in a Middle Eastern international exchange program, the Young Armenia/Young Turkey/Young America: Social and Economic Challenges for Future Leaders. Troy worked with non-profit leaders from Turkey and Armenia in diplomatic and professional capacities through the International Affairs Council of North Carolina, a community based organization that …

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Morgan Completes Year One of $3.1 Million NIH Neuroscience Research Grant

In a 30-year career researching highly specialized areas of neuroscience, Morgan State University biology professor Gloria Hoffman, Ph.D. has gained international acclaim as an expert and has broken new ground for the institution. Her recent efforts have positioned Morgan, the Johns Hopkins Medical Institution (JHMI) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to successfully finish year one of a five-year, …

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HBCU Digest Names President Wilson Among ‘Most Visible’ HBCU Presidents

Morgan President David Wilson was recently named among the five ‘most visible’ HBCU presidents by the HBCU Digest, a national news resource covering historically black colleges and universities. From the entry: In a little over a year since his inauguration, the Tuskegee alumnus and 12th president in MSU history has made the rounds on campus and in national HBCU culture. A member …

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MSU’s Dr. Kelton Clark Named to State Environmental Task Force

Morgan State University Estuarine Research Center Director Kelton Clark was recently named to a governor-appointed environmental task force of business leaders and environmental scientists charged with studying sustainable growth and wastewater management. The task force is charged with reporting on the use of sewage disposal systems in Maryland’s expanding residential development, and its impact on area ecosystems and waterways. Dr. Clark is a marine and estuarine ecologist with interest in experimental …

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