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Morgan Receives $140,000 National Science Foundation Grant For Early STEM Engagement Research


University’s Research Included Among 37 National Projects to Receive First-Ever Awards Under the NSF INCLUDES Program Morgan State University has been awarded a $140,598 research award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for the study “Early STEM Engagement for Minority Males through a Network of Minority Serving Institutions.” This two-year project is led by Dr. J. Kemi Ladeji-Osias, associate professor …

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Morgan State University Receives More Than $1 Million In National Science Foundation Grant Funding In 2016

Dixon Science Research Center

Awards to be used to advance scientific and innovative research The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Morgan State University (MSU) a combined $1,181,837 in total research grants for calendar year 2016. The funding supports a variety of cutting-edge research projects that advance the frontiers of innovation. Many of the projects funded by the NSF will be led by Morgan …

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Morgan Students Shine in the ASCEND Summer Research Institute


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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Morgan Wins Award for Community Policing Project

Morgan State Newsroom

Morgan State University (MSU) was awarded a grant from the Code 3 Association, a non-profit organization that exists to influence and support relationships between law enforcement and the communities they serve. In a time of strained police relations in Baltimore and cities around the country, community oriented policing offers the best solution to enhance dialogue between City residents and officials.  …

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Morgan State University’s ASCEND Center for Biomedical Research Awards $300,000 in Grants for Six Faculty Pilot Research Projects

Morgan State Newsroom

Morgan State University’s ASCEND Center for Biomedical Research has awarded six university faculty members with a total of $300,000 in grant awards ($50,000 each) for pilot research. The grants, which are awarded annually pending a review process, are made available to tenured or tenure-track faculty members at Morgan conducting a health-related research pilot project. This year’s grantees and research projects include: Dr. …

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Morgan Establishes Its First Endowed Chair

Dr. Kevin Kornegay

– Private and State Grants Fund Research on Internet of Things Security – Morgan State University (MSU) President David Wilson today announced the establishment of the University’s first endowed professorship, Dr. Kevin T. Kornegay, the Endowed Chair in Internet of Things (IoT) Security. The endowed chair is established with a $1-million grant from the Maryland Department of Commerce through the …

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MSU-Maryland Partner to Grow State’s Oyster Aquaculture Industry


Department of Commerce Grant Supports Oyster Hatchery at Morgan’s PEARL Morgan State University has received a $150,000 grant from the Maryland Department of Commerce to produce oyster larvae and spat for Maryland oyster farmers at a hatchery operated by Morgan’s Patuxent Aquatic and Environmental Research Laboratory (PEARL). The grant will be used to restart production at the hatchery to support …

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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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Public Health Student Receives AHRQ Grant


Kevon-Mark Jackman, a DrPH student, received a $40,884 R36 Dissertation Research Grant awarded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). This one-year grant is to conduct a mixed-methods study exploring perceptions of electronic personal health records (PHRs) as a risk reduction discussion tool among emerging black adults. Beginning in April, we will be recruiting Morgan State University students …

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