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Morgan Showcases Breakthrough Research at Annual Innovation Day in Annapolis

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Students, faculty, staff and alumni from Morgan State University will assemble in Annapolis on February 20, 2014, from 12:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. for the University’s 4th annual ‘Innovation Day’ celebration in the Miller Senate Office Building. The annual showcase of faculty and student research and industrial development offers an interactive opportunity for lawmakers and citizens to learn more about ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

Morgan Receives $900K Federal Grant to Increase HIV/AIDS Awareness, Substance Abuse Prevention

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According to recent Census data and assessment from the Centers for Disease Control, Baltimore City is one of the nation’s leaders in HIV incidence rate and estimated adults living with the virus. Dr. Lorece Edwards, an associate professor in the SCHP and principal investigator for the Get S.M.A.R.T. (Students Mobilized and Retooled to Transform) initiative, says the project will use a multi-tiered outreach ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

Students Shine at National Biomedical and Behavioral Research Conference

By: Dr. Christine Hohmann Ms. Rachael Matthews, Chemistry senior, and Mr. Amon Dow, III, Civil Engineering senior and MBRS RISE student researcher, presented poster presentations at the 2012 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students held in San Jose, California on November 7-10, 2012. This national conference was attended by more that 3,400 people, including 2,100 students. More than 1,700 ... Read More »

Morgan Faculty, Students Present at National Science Education Conference

Associate Professor of Science Education, Catherine Martin-Dunlop, recently presented a research paper at the 20th annual conference of the Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE)in Charleston, South Carolina (January 9-12). She took four graduate students from her department and they also presented research papers. Samantha Strachan’s presentation and poster was titled, “Exploring Foreign Science Teachers’ Perceptions of Cross-Cultural Classroom Issues.” ... Read More »

MSU President Taps Dr. Victor McCrary as New V.P. of Research and Development

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                   � November 29, 2012 CONTACT: Clinton Coleman� 443-885-3022 MORGAN STATE PRESIDENT ANNOUNCES VICTOR MCCRARY AS NEW VICE PRESIDENT OF RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Morgan State University President David Wilson today announced that Dr. Victor R. McCrary has been selected to fill the University’s newly created position of vice president for research and economic development. McCrary comes to Morgan ... Read More »