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Little Known Black History Fact: Valerie Thomas

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After graduating from an all-girls high school, Thomas entered Baltimore’s Morgan State University. As one of just two women majoring in physics, she excelled and her tenacity landed her a job at NASA in 1964 as a data analyst. She rose within the government agency quickly, overseeing the Landsat project in the 1970s. The Landsat satellite was the first to ... Read More »

Watch news coverage of MSU NIH Award

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A record setting biomedical research grant is awarded to Morgan State University. Tracey Leong explains how the school plans to use these funds. With the grant, Morgan State University is looking forward to expanding and diversifying the next generation of scientific researchers. Read More »

Professor Selected for Project on First Generation College Student Success

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Strategic Communication Professor Selected for Project on First Generation College Student Success The Interactivity Foundation (www.interactivityfoundation.org) is proud to announce that Morgan State’s Dr. Laura Dorsey-Elson will be joining us as a panelist in our First Generation Students: Possibilities for Success project.  Given how extensively Morgan State works to enroll, mentor, and graduate first generation students through university studies, we are very excited to ... Read More »

Morgan Wins Prestigious $23.3 Million Biomedical Research and Training Award

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For immediate release: October 22, 2014 CONTACT: Clinton R. Coleman 443-885-3022 Morgan State University (MSU) received a $23.3-million award, the second largest competitive award in its history and the highest from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Morgan’s award is one of 12 announced today by the NIH totaling $31-million in fiscal year 2014 to develop new approaches that engage ... Read More »

Enrollment, Retention and Graduation Numbers All Up At Morgan

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For Immediate Release October 17, 2014 Contact: Dr. Kara Turner, 443-885-3350, or Dr. Tiffany Mfume, 443-885-3651 University seeing historic highs in student success Morgan State University is celebrating its success in student enrollment, retention and graduation rates, and in an increase in the diversity of its student body with news that first-time freshman numbers rose to 1,058 students, up by ... Read More »

Morgan Launches New Campus Weather Station

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT:  Dr. Victor R. McCrary, VP for Research & Economic Development 443-885-4631 Morgan State University installs WeatherBug Weather Station In spring 2014, Dr. Richard Damoah formerly Universities Space Research Association scientist on the GESTSAR program at Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) in Greenbelt, MD, joined the physics department at Morgan State University (MSU) as a part-time faculty ... Read More »

MSU and Do Right Foundation Team Up for HIV/AIDS Education

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The School of Community Health & Policy’s Get SMART (Students/Society Mobilized and Retooled to Transform) Project will be working together with the Mario Do Right Foundation to promote substance abuse and HIV/AIDS awareness among emerging adults on the Morgan State University Campus and surrounding community.  The Mario Do Right Foundation is a non-profit youth development organization emphasizing substance abuse prevention ... Read More »

The Young African Leadership Initiative

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As part of President Obama’s initiative to promote, connect and cultivate young minds, Morgan State University was proud to host the Mandela Washington fellowship also known as The Young African Leadership Initiative (Y.A.L.I).  For six weeks, 25 young African professionals, from doctors and lawyers to public servants and state officials, all arrived at Morgan for leadership preparation. Each school had ... Read More »