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Morgan Wins Award for Community Policing Project

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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

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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

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– 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

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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

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– 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

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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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Morgan State Receives $100K Grant to Launch African Youth Leadership Training Initiative

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Morgan State University today announced a $100,000 grant from the White House Fellowship for Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) in support of MSU’s Center for Global Studies and International Education (MSU-CGSIE). Morgan will host 25 students from Sub-Saharan African nations for a summer forum on public management, which will provide professional development in environmental justice, transportation, public health, housing, community …

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SCHP Launches ‘Get SMART’ HIV/AIDS Awareness Initiative

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The School of Community Health & Policy (SCHP) officially launched the Get SMART (students mobilized and re-tooled to transform) Project on Friday, December 6, 2013 in conjunction with their Open House. The GET SMART project aims to prevent HIV, sexually transmitted infections, and substance use among 18 -24 year old emerging adults on campus and within a one mile radius …

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Viji Sitther Wins Maryland Innovation Grant for Biofuel Research and Development

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Maryland may soon delve into a new way of sustainable biofuel production, thanks to the research of Morgan State Assistant Biology Professor Dr. Viji Sitther. Last month, Dr. Sitther received a $100,000 Maryland Innovation Initiative grant to begin development of a method to produce biofuel from cyanobacteria in naturally available salt water. Dr. Sitther will lead a team of bioengineers …

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Morgan Partners with Iconic Author James Patterson to Enhance Teacher Education

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Morgan State University today announced a new partnership between its School of Education and Urban Studies and internationally acclaimed author James Patterson to enhance teacher education in Baltimore City and throughout the State of Maryland. Eight students majoring in teacher education have received a total of $48,000 in scholarship support from The Patterson Family Foundation, through the establishment of the MSU James Patterson Teacher Education …

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