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Morgan Receives $500,000 Mellon Foundation Grant

Melon Award

– Award will be used to establish MSU’s Quarles Institute – Morgan State University (MSU) President David Wilson today announced a $500,000 grant to the University from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.  The award, over a three-year period, will be used to support the establishment of the Benjamin A. Quarles Humanities and Social Sciences Institute within Morgan’s College of Liberal Arts. ...

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Morgan Alum opens first African Facebook office in Johannesburg

Nunu Ntshingila

Facebook has opened its first office in Africa to further the company’s commitment to help businesses connect with people and grow locally and regionally. Based in Melrose Arch, Johannesburg, Facebook’s newest business office will be headed by Ogilvy veteran, Nunu Ntshingila, the company’s new Head of Africa. Facebook is already an important part of how people and business connect in ...

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Morgan Professor Produces Energy from Waste and Receives $100,000 Maryland Innovation Award

Dr. Seong W. Lee

CycloBurn Combustion System™ Provides Relief to Poultry Farmers and Protects Environment Morgan State University professor and lab director for the School of Engineering’s Industrial and Systems Engineering department, Dr. Seong W. Lee, and his research team are the recipients of a $100,000 Phase 1 award from the Maryland Innovation Initiative (MII) to transition his CycloBurn Combustion System™ from prototype to commercialization. The innovative new system ...

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Morgan State choir, Cuban ensemble find common ground

Coro Entrevoces at Morgan State University

Article by Wesley Case • The Baltimore Sun On Wednesday afternoon, Ariana Rodriguez, a soprano from Cuba, became so overwhelmed with emotion during a solo that she took off her eyeglasses and threw them to Morgan State University’s choir room floor. Less than 30 minutes later, the vocalist — visiting Baltimore for the day with the award-winning Havana-based choir Coro Entrevoces — barely remembered ...

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Morgan Cybersecurity Team Receives National Science Foundation Award

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Nearly One Million Dollar Award to Support New Data Security Project Morgan State University announced today a $999,450 research grant awarded to a research team led by Dr. Kevin T. Kornegay by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The HBCU Research Infrastructure for Science and Engineering (RISE) award will be used to fund the Morgan team’s “Embedded System Security via Reverse Engineering ...

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Morgan President David Wilson Leads HBCU Delegation On Return Visit To China

HBCU Delegation On Return Visit To China

Morgan President David Wilson and a group of fellow presidents and senior administrators from seven Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) returned to China recently to continue developing partnerships and relationships with universities in that country. The trip marked the second of its kind for the delegation; the first occurred in 2013 and resulted in the award of 1,000 scholarships ...

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Morgan Choir Featured in Performance at the White House

Photo Courtesy: White House

On June 26th, for the first time, television viewers will have the chance to enjoy the Morgan State University Choir in performance at the White House, accompanying such gospel greats as Aretha Franklin, Shirley Caesar, Lyle Lovett and Darlene Love, among others. The concert is part of a special White House celebration of gospel music. It was recorded live in ...

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School of Global Journalism & Communications Awards First Annual Jarrett Medal For Journalistic Excellence

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Stacey Patton Honored for Exemplary Reporting on Black Life in America Morgan State University’s School of Global Journalism and Communication (SGJC) announces the award of its first annual Vernon Jarrett Medal for Journalistic Excellence to Stacey Patton, a senior enterprise reporter for the Chronicle of Higher Education, book author, child advocate, and adjunct professor of American history. Patton is being recognized for her in-depth reporting ...

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Morgan State University Announces New Partnership With The New York Academy of Sciences

NY Science Academy partnership

Agreement Seeks to Develop Next Generation of STEM Innovators through Global Collaboration Today, Morgan State University (MSU) and the New York Academy of Sciences (the Academy) signed a partnership agreement to develop the next generation of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) innovators through the Global STEM Alliance (GSA) of the New York Academy of Sciences. The agreement, signed at the site ...

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Governor Larry Hogan’s Office Hosts Maryland Business Recovery Workshop

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ANNAPOLIS, MD – In an effort to provide assistance to business owners who were affected by the civil unrest in Baltimore last month, Governor Larry Hogan’s Office will host a free Maryland Business Recovery Workshop. The workshop will be held onFriday, June 5, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Murphy Fine Arts Center at Morgan State University located at 2201 Argonne ...

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