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Morgan Announces $250K Grant from Knight Foundation for School of Global Journalism and Communication

Morgan State University President David Wilson yesterday announced the receipt of a $250,000 grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation to establish an Urban Digital Journalism program in the university’s School of Global Journalism and Communication. The grant will enhance training technologies and resources to develop undergraduate journalists covering news and features stories in four Maryland municipalities; Baltimore …

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Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Supports Retention at Morgan with $100K Grant

Morgan State University today announced a $100,000 grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in support of the university’s retention program through technology upgrades and improvements to its Integrated Planning and Advising Services. The grant will assist retention coordinators and advisors in the MSU Office of Student Success and Retention (OSSR) with counseling, coaching, risk assessment and academic intervention …

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Professor Mark Bundy Wins Offshore Wind Energy Grant

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Dr. Mark M. Bundy, director of environmental programs at the Morgan State University Patuxent Environmental and Aquatic Research Laboratory (PEARL), has been awarded $184,947 for his study, “Economic Impact of the Proposed Wind Turbines on Offshore Marine Recreational Fishing Industry.” The goal of the project is to develop a bio-economic model for assessing the impact of wind farms on the …

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Departments of Theater Arts, Mathematics Partner for Unique HIV/AIDS Awareness Initiative

Morgan State University today announced a new partnership with the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) to foster HIV/AIDS awareness and education in Northeast Baltimore. The partnership, a branch of the National Research Experience for Undergraduates Program (NREUP), will give MSU students interdisciplinary experience between the arts and mathematics in developing stage plays that educate viewers about the research and design …

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New Peace Corps Recruitment Office Comes to Morgan

Morgan State University today announced its successful bid to establish a Peace Corps Recruiting Office on campus.  MSU is now part of the mid-Atlantic region of the Peace Corps, a consortium including institutions in Maryland, Virginia, D.C., West Virginia and North Carolina. Dr. Elizabeth Gunn, Assistant Professor of Spanish and Coordinator of the Peace Corps Program, will be supervise the Campus Recruiter and …

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Morgan Completes Year One of $3.1 Million NIH Neuroscience Research Grant

In a 30-year career researching highly specialized areas of neuroscience, Morgan State University biology professor Gloria Hoffman, Ph.D. has gained international acclaim as an expert and has broken new ground for the institution. Her recent efforts have positioned Morgan, the Johns Hopkins Medical Institution (JHMI) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to successfully finish year one of a five-year, …

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Morgan Receives $1 Million Gift from Bernard Osher Foundation

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Morgan State University President David Wilson today announced a $1 million endowment gift from the Bernard Osher Foundation  to support the MSU Center for Continuing and Professional Studies’ Osher Re-entry Scholarship Program.  An additional $ 50,000 bridge grant award accompanied the endowment to provide financial assistance to nontraditional students enrolled in undergraduate degree programs beginning academic year 2011-2012. “This endowment gift …

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Morgan State Receives Major NASA Grant to Study Earth Sciences

Research seeks answers in many critical areas such as climate change Morgan State University has secured a $28.5-million share of a $95.8-million, five-year grant from NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, to do research in support of NASA’s strategic Earth and space science objectives. Morgan will play a major part in the research as part of a four-member team selected for …

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