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Former Vice President Joe Biden to Keynote Morgan State University’s 141st Spring Commencement

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Ceremony Will Highlight MSU’s 150th Year Morgan State University President David Wilson today announced that Joseph R. Biden Jr., U.S. vice president for two terms in the Obama administration, will deliver the keynote address during the University’s 141st Spring Commencement exercises, on Saturday, May 20, 2017, 9:30 a.m., at Hughes Stadium, on Morgan’s campus. Biden is one of four distinguished …

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Four Morgan State Students Named as University Innovation Fellows

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Morgan State University has added to its number of student leaders with four new Morgan scholars named University Innovation Fellows. The addition of the latest inductees brings Morgan’s count of students pinned as Fellows to 28. Among those, 26 are enrolled as students and two have since graduated. Administered by Stanford University’s Hasso Plattner Institute of Design, the University Innovation Fellows program takes applicants through a rigorous training before …

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Morgan Graduates Earn Fulbright Scholarships to Teach in Malaysia

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As one of the nation’s top producers of Fulbright Scholars and the leader among all Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Morgan State University has positioned its students and faculty members to study and conduct research all over the world. To-date, 140 students and 68 faculty/administrators have traveled as Fulbright scholars to more than 41 countries including Senegal, Nigeria, China, …

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6th grader drafted by Morgan State Bears

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Friday was draft day at Morgan State and the Bears were ready to meet their new teammate. The rookie has already made an impression. “His outlook is great, his attitude is phenomenal,” said Morgan State head football coach Fred Farrier. Devin McConnell, 12, is a 6th grader at Glenmount Elementary School and the newest member of the Morgan Bears. His …

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Morgan Unveils New Exhibit Honoring Maryland’s First Female State Senator, Verda F. Welcome

Commemorating the Life and Legacy of The Honorable Verda Freeman Welcome

As part of its Sesquicentennial year celebration, Morgan State University unveiled a special exhibit honoring the life and legacy of the Honorable Verda Freeman Welcome. The unveiling, which was attended by more than 300 people including Morgan administrators, faculty, staff, students, legislators, members of the community and family, was complemented by a rededication ceremony for the campus bridge bearing her name. …

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‘Morgan Sesquicentennial Day’ in Annapolis Is a Success!

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Morgan State University administrators, faculty, staff, students and alumni visited Maryland’s capital on March 28, 2017, to celebrate “Morgan Sesquicentennial Day” in Annapolis. The event was an opportunity to recognize and honor the contributions the University has made to the state of Maryland during Morgan’s 150 years of existence. While at the capital, students paired with Morgan alumni to visit …

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Morgan Alumnus Rises to Commanding General of Army Regional Health Command-Atlantic

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Morgan State University alumnus Brigadier General R. Scott Dingle has been named commanding general of the Regional Health Command-Atlantic, the nation’s premier military system for health. Gen. Dingle graduated from Morgan in 1988 through the ROTC program with a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology. He previously served as the director of healthcare operations at the Office of the Surgeon General and commander …

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MORGAN STATE UNIVERSITY’S ASCEND CENTER FOR BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH AWARDS $420,000 IN RESEARCH GRANTS

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Funding Will Support Six Health-Related, Community-Based Participatory Research Projects and Six Faculty Pilot Research Projects Morgan State University’s ASCEND Center for Biomedical Research has awarded a combined $420,000 in grants to support 12 research projects. The awards include a total of $300,000 in second round grants ($50,000 each) to six university faculty members for pilot research, and a total of …

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The Divine Line at Light City Baltimore

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  Morgan SA+P Faculty Pavlina Ilieva, program director of the Undergraduate Architecture and Environmental Design Program with adjunct faculty Kuo Pao Lian, Kathleen Lechleiter and David Lopez, members of the Re/Public collaborative team invite you to join the second annual Light City festival of light, music and innovation. The Divided Line is a Virtual Reality (VR) installation that simulates a three-dimensional alternate …

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Remembering Baltimore Civil Rights Icon Enolia McMillan

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In honor of its Sesquicentennial year, Morgan State University celebrated Women’s History Month by honoring the life of Baltimore’s own Enolia McMillan. On Thursday, March 30, 2017, a special exhibit was unveiled providing a rare look at this civil rights icon and a glimpse into the life that she dedicated to education and fighting inequality. Enolia Pettigen McMillan, who spent …

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