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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 ... Read More »

Former Morgan Professor Dr. Charles Drew Inducted into National Inventors Hall of Fame

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In recognition of his contribution to the field of medicine and his advancement of medical equipment, former Morgan State professor Charles Drew, M.D. was posthumously inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame during its 43rd Annual Ceremony, held this May in Washington, D.C. (http://invent.org/43rd-annual-induction). The National Inventors Hall of Fame recognizes monumental individuals whose innovations are crucial to our ... Read More »

Morgan Professor Appears on PBS Newshour Weekend

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HARI SREENIVASAN, PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND ANCHOR: Of course, all week long, we’ve seen many young people from Sandtown-Winchester, other inner city Baltimore communities, along with many other concerned citizens, protesting the death of Freddie Gray at the hands of police. For a look at relations with the police, we are joined now by Natasha Pratt-Harris, a PhD, and associate professor of ... Read More »

Morgan Professor Contributes Op-Ed in Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

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The recent events in Baltimore highlight the economic, political and social disparities that continue to persist in communities throughout the United States. Although Ferguson and Baltimore are separated by hundreds of miles, both locales are burdened by systemic issues that plague underserved neighborhoods. Political pundits point to high unemployment, crime, drugs and familial relationships as the primary cause for the ... Read More »

Morgan State University Researchers Receive NASA Awards

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The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has recognized two Morgan State University (MSU) research scientists for their technical efforts. The two researchers are part of a team of Morgan State University scientists who work on the Goddard Earth Sciences Technology and Research (GESTAR) Program, a NASA cooperative agreement managed by Universities Space Research Association (USRA). Dr. Min-Jeong Kim received ... Read More »

Morgan Professor K. Nyerere Ture’ On Lessons from Ferguson

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Almost 50 years ago, an 11-member panel convened by President Lyndon B. Johnson investigated the causes of the 1960s urban riots and proposed intervention strategies for the federal government to transform American society into a real cosmopolitan canopy that included and protected all minorities as full citizens. This panel issued their findings in the “Report of the National Advisory Commission on Civil ... Read More »

White House Honors MSU’s Tanya Rush as Champion of Change


Tanya Rush, Morgan State University’s associate vice president for Student Affairs was among those recognized by the White House on Tuesday (Feb. 24, 2015) as what it calls the “Champions of Change who drive the college completion agenda.” Rush and ten other Historically Black College and University administrators, faculty and staff members were honored for their work to ensure the ... Read More »

Extraordinary People: Dr. Jonathan Farley

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The CBS television station of Rochester, New York (the third-largest city in New York State) profiled Morgan State University Associate Professor of Mathematics, Dr. Jonathan Farley; the segment was called “Extraordinary People: Hollywood Math and Science.” View original article here. Read More »

Sidney Evans Named MSU’s VP, Finance and Management

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Morgan State University (MSU) President David Wilson has appointed Sidney H. Evans Jr. as the university’s new vice president for finance and management. He replaces Raymond C. Vollmer, who retired from Morgan in June 2014, after 40 years of service. Evans served as the senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer for Howard University from 2005 to 2009, managing ... Read More »