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MSU Professor Named to Governor’s Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Council

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Governor O’Malley recently named Morgan State Professor Z. Andrew Farkas to a newly formed state Electrical Vehicle Infrastructure Council. Dr. Farkas joins automobile manufacturers and dealers, electrical vehicle (EV) charging manufacturers and environmental and energy experts to plan and coordinate the successful integration of electric vehicles into Maryland’s communities and transportation system. The Council will develop recommendations on the supply, …

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Morgan Named Among ‘America’s Best Colleges’ by Forbes Magazine

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Morgan State University has been included in a very elite group of colleges and universities around the country, named one of ‘America’s Best Colleges’ recently by Forbes Magazine. Listed among the top quarter of the nation’s colleges and universities, Morgan also ranked among the ten best historically black colleges and universities. “To be included among such an exclusive list of …

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MSU Doctoral Student Travels to Turkey with International Exchange Program

Morgan doctoral student Charmaine Troy recently joined a select group of emerging non-profit professionals in a Middle Eastern international exchange program, the Young Armenia/Young Turkey/Young America: Social and Economic Challenges for Future Leaders. Troy worked with non-profit leaders from Turkey and Armenia in diplomatic and professional capacities through the International Affairs Council of North Carolina, a community based organization that …

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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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HBCU Digest Names President Wilson Among ‘Most Visible’ HBCU Presidents

Morgan President David Wilson was recently named among the five ‘most visible’ HBCU presidents by the HBCU Digest, a national news resource covering historically black colleges and universities. From the entry: In a little over a year since his inauguration, the Tuskegee alumnus and 12th president in MSU history has made the rounds on campus and in national HBCU culture. A member …

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President Wilson Visits Capitol Hill to Advocate for Pell Grant

Joins Delegation of Presidents, Chancellors from Around the Nation Morgan President David Wilson recently traveled to Washington D.C. to join a national panel of college and university leaders in support of the federal Pell Grant program, an initiative granting need-based financial support to college students. Dr. Wilson joined nine other presidents from California, Georgia, Florida and Indiana to brief members …

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MSU Continues Sustainable Living Promotion with Community Garden

Year Two of MSU Nutritional Sciences Effort to End Urban Obesity, Hunger The Morgan State University Nutritional Sciences Program has partnered with the University of Maryland Master Gardeners and the Alpha Gamma Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc to help end hunger, obesity and health disparities in Baltimore City with the second season of a community gardening project. Inviting …

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Morgan Alum Opens ‘Young Artist’ Concert Series in Chicago

Garrett Jackson is Former Featured Member of MSU Choir Morgan alumnus Garrett Jackson recently opened a ‘young artist’ concert series at the Congregational Church of Park Manor in Chicago. Jackson, a former member of the MSU Choir, was featured on a local news broadcast in anticipation of his performance. View his interview and performance here.

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MSU’s LightBox Illuminates ArtScape

Morgan students from the School of Architecture and Planning transformed a used shipping container to a modern workspace that displayed at ArtScape in Downtown Baltimore in July. The project, dubbed LightBox, got its name from the creative use of natural light and airflow in the structure. MSU’s design-build team utilized a 40-foot-high shipping container cube along with reclaimed building materials …

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