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Morgan Breaks Ground on New Academic & Research Facility

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MORGAN STATE UNIVERSITY BREAKS GROUND ON NEW $79.4 MILLION STATE-OF-THE-ART ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH FACILITY Martin D. Jenkins Behavioral and Social Sciences Center Slated for Summer 2017 Completion Morgan State University today broke ground to begin construction on its new $79.4 million Martin D. Jenkins Behavioral and Social Sciences Center, a state-of-the-art academic and research facility made possible through partnership with …

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Morgan Students Making A Difference

Students from Morgan State take to the streets of Baltimore to clean up after the riots...with no media coverage.

Original article by Communities Digital News – “Baltimore: Force the media to tell the truth“ BALTIMORE, Maryland, April 29, 2015 − “What we have here is a failure to communicate…” If you have been following the mainstream media, and social media, over the course of the Baltimore riots, you will undoubtedly have seen violence, looting, burning, and mayhem. We have witnessed images …

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Walters and Morgan State Announce Strategic Partnership

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Baltimore, MD — Julia Marciari-Alexander, the Andrea B. and John H. Laporte Director at the Walters Art Museum and David Wilson, President, Morgan State University, announced today a new multi-year agreement between the two organizations. The partnership will promote exhibitions, develop educational and artistic programs and create professional development opportunities for students and faculty at Morgan and staff of the …

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NEW RESEARCH: Recycled Road Material Provides Support Baby Oysters Need

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– Research Could Help Improve Oyster Populations and Benefit Watermen – For Immediate Release: APRIL 21, 2015 Contact:  Clinton R. Coleman, 443-885-3022 Nancy Jackson, 443-885-3666 Research conducted at Morgan State University’s Patuxent Environmental Aquatic and Research Lab (PEARL) shows that recycled concrete from road projects can be used to create habitat for oysters without harming the ecosystem of the Chesapeake Bay. The study, …

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Increased Alumni Giving at Public Historically Black Colleges and Universities: The Case of Morgan State University

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In 2010, when David Wilson became president of Morgan State University, the public, historically Black, institution in Maryland had an alumni giving rate similar to most public HBCUs, and in fact, similar to most public, regional institutions — 6 percent (Gasman & Bowman, 2010). Today, in 2015, Morgan State boasts a 17 percent alumni giving rate, which is above many …

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MSU to Implement Smoke-Free Campus Policy

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For Immediate Release: April 16, 2015 Contact:  Clinton R. Coleman, 443-885-3022 Morgan State University is going smoke-free! President David Wilson is taking steps to promote a healthier campus environment with implementation of a new smoke-free campus policy. The new policy, unanimously approved by the Board of Regents earlier this year, extends the current ban on smoking inside university buildings to include a …

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MSU Choir Performing at the White House

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The Morgan State University Choir will be featured Tuesday evening, April 14, 2015 during a performance at the White House for the President and First Lady. This is part of the “In Performance at the White House” series and takes a look at the nation’s gospel music tradition. A number of America’s gospel greats will perform including Aretha Franklin, Shirley Caesar, Tamela Mann, the …

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Mandela Widow to Deliver Morgan’s 139th Commencement Address

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Morgan State University President David Wilson today announced that the Honorable Graca Machel will be the commencement speaker for the University’s 139th spring graduation ceremonies on May 16, 2015. Machel is the widow of former South African President Nelson Mandela. “This is an extraordinary honor for Morgan and for our graduates,” said Dr. Wilson. “Madam Machel is an international leader in many …

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Foreign Students Bring Global Exposure to Classmates at HBCU

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Kristina Ackerman doesn’t have enough money to study abroad. But Ms. Ackerman, a graduate student in international studies at Morgan State University, found a more affordable opportunity to learn about global cultures through iPals, a program that pairs Morgan State students with international students on the campus to help them get accustomed to college life in the United States.

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