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Morgan Dean Pays Tribute to Black Journalist

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George Curry would have gotten a good laugh out of this. Shortly after the 69-year-old crusading journalist died Saturday of a heart attack, a low-intensity debate erupted on Facebook about how to use the word “black” when referring to Curry, who is probably best known for his work as editor-in-chief of Emerge, a black news magazine that shut down in …

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Morgan CASA Program Prepares Incoming Students for College Success

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Morgan State University’s Center for Academic Success and Achievement (CASA) has been busy this past summer preparing a new group of first-time students to become ready for the academic year. More than 98 percent of the participants enrolled in the CASA Academy Summer Bridge Program, successfully completed a rigorous six-week academic program, granting them admittance into the university for the …

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Morgan Student Is 2016 HBCU All-Star

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Congratulations to Morgan State University’s Paris Adkins-Jackson, a doctoral student in the Psychometrics Program in psychology. The White House Initiative on HBCUs has selected her as a 2016 HBCU All-Star student. The program, now in its third year, recognizes undergraduate, graduate and professional students for excellence in academics, leadership and civic engagement. This year, 73 students from 63 HBCUs were …

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Morgan Professor Recognized For Excellence In Education

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The Maryland-District of Columbia Campus Compact (MDCCC), a non-profit higher education membership association, has selected Morgan’s Dr. Lorece Edwards, as the public institution winner of the Alan G. Penczek Service-Learning Faculty Award. The award is presented to a university faculty member that has been recognized for his/her excellence in integrating service-learning into the curriculum as well as for their impact on …

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The Importance of STEM Education, Black Engineering Magazine Interviews Morgan’s President

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Morgan State University hails as the number one university in producing African-American electrical, civil, and industrial engineers. As the 12th president of the university, Dr. David Wilson continues to lead the institution to greater heights in STEM advancement, outreach, and innovation. With over 30 years in higher education, Dr. Wilson brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his campus …

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Morgan Students Shine in the ASCEND Summer Research Institute

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What do prenatal sleep deprivation in rats, anti-cancer drugs, stimulant use, algaecides, and divorce all have in common? They are the research topics that were selected by participants in Morgan State University’s 2016 Summer Research Institute (SRI). The institute is part of “A Student-Centered Entrepreneurship Development (ASCEND) Training Model,” a program designed to increase diversity in the biomedical workforce and …

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NIST Names Morgan Administrator to National Board of Examiners

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Congratulations to Dr. Linda Mehlinger, assistant vice president of the Office of Planning & Institutional Effectiveness, on her appointment by the Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to serve on the Board of Examiners for the 2016 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. The examiner board is composed of leading experts competitively selected from a variety of industries …

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U.S. Army Awards Morgan Nearly $340K in Grant Funding for Electronics Research

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Morgan State University has been awarded a $339,365 research grant from the U.S. Army for the purchase of instrumentation tosupport the measurement, evaluation and development of Gallium nitride (GaN)-based electronics. Michel Reece, Ph.D., an associate professor in Morgan’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and director of MSU’s Center for Microwave, Satellite, and RF Engineering (COMSARE), will serve as principal …

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Morgan Premieres ‘Mother’s Lament’ to Pay Tribute to Victims of Violence

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Production Features Original Works of Music, Poetry and Visual Arts, at Morgan’s Murphy Fine Arts Center on Sept. 17 In response to the epidemic of violent deaths affecting African Americans nationwide and acknowledging the impact on the families of victims, Morgan State University (MSU) presents “Mother’s Lament,” a musical and multimedia performance tribute event. The new production, which is led …

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Day 12 | So Long To Hangzhou

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During the night at our hotel, we experienced a little unexpected excitement as the local police subjected our floor to a random security check. It wasn’t something that any of us had ever been through before. The police went from room to room checking passports and as well as Chinese Nationals’ IDs to ensure that the guests who were staying …

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