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Morgan State Seeks to Make History in National HBCU Quiz Bowl Competition


Morgan State University alumnus Mark Branch recalls that participating on his school’s team in the Honda Campus All-Star Challenge produced an experience that’s stayed with him since graduating from the Baltimore-based historically Black university with an engineering degree and working at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center as an aerospace engineer. *article originally posted in Diverse Issues by Ronald Roach Read More »

School of Business Wins for a 7th Consecutive Year


On Thursday, February 27, 2014, Kamille Jones and Troy Byam competed at the 10th Annual Urban Financial Services Coalition (UFSC) Oratorical Scholarship Competition. Each year the Central Maryland chapter sponsors a scholarship competition for students in the State of Maryland. Jones and Byam placed 1st and 2nd in the state (with only 8 points between them), making Morgan’s School of ... Read More »

Morgan Showcases Breakthrough Research at Annual Innovation Day in Annapolis

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Students, faculty, staff and alumni from Morgan State University will assemble in Annapolis on February 20, 2014, from 12:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. for the University’s 4th annual ‘Innovation Day’ celebration in the Miller Senate Office Building. The annual showcase of faculty and student research and industrial development offers an interactive opportunity for lawmakers and citizens to learn more about ... Read More »

Morgan State Receives $100K Grant to Launch African Youth Leadership Training Initiative

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Morgan State University today announced a $100,000 grant from the White House Fellowship for Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) in support of MSU’s Center for Global Studies and International Education (MSU-CGSIE). Morgan will host 25 students from Sub-Saharan African nations for a summer forum on public management, which will provide professional development in environmental justice, transportation, public health, housing, community ... Read More »

SCHP Launches ‘Get SMART’ HIV/AIDS Awareness Initiative

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The School of Community Health & Policy (SCHP) officially launched the Get SMART (students mobilized and re-tooled to transform) Project on Friday, December 6, 2013 in conjunction with their Open House. The GET SMART project aims to prevent HIV, sexually transmitted infections, and substance use among 18 -24 year old emerging adults on campus and within a one mile radius ... Read More »

Viji Sitther Wins Maryland Innovation Grant for Biofuel Research and Development

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Maryland may soon delve into a new way of sustainable biofuel production, thanks to the research of Morgan State Assistant Biology Professor Dr. Viji Sitther. Last month, Dr. Sitther received a $100,000 Maryland Innovation Initiative grant to begin development of a method to produce biofuel from cyanobacteria in naturally available salt water. Dr. Sitther will lead a team of bioengineers ... Read More »

Morgan State Part of Historic HBCU-China Learning Exchange Partnership


Morgan State University President David Wilson yesterday joined a cadre of historically black college and university presidents who, alongside members of the Congressional Black Caucus, announced a historic partnership with the People’s Republic of China (PRC) to increase cultural exchange between China and America’s HBCUs. The partnership, signed by PRC Vice-Premier Madame Liu Yandong and CBC Chairwoman Marcia Fudge, will ... Read More »