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Morgan is Maryland’s Preeminent Public Urban Research University

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Maryland Enhances University’s Mission to Include Graduate and Research Education Morgan State University (MSU) was today officially designated as Maryland’s preeminent public urban research university. The designation is the result of legislation (SB 1085) sponsored by State Senator Joan Carter Conway in the 2017 Maryland General Assembly and signed into law today by Governor Larry Hogan in Annapolis. “We have …

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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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Morgan Science Students Shine at UMBC Research Symposium

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While Homecoming events were getting into full swing on their campus, six students from Morgan State University’s School of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences (SCMNS) were outcompeting their peers for first or second place honors at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County’s (UMBC’s) 19th Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences. A total of 14 Morgan SCMNS undergraduates …

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President Obama Appoints Morgan Research Division VP To National Science Board

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Dr. Victor McCrary Named One of Four New Members Tasked with Establishing Policies for the National Science Foundation BALTIMORE — The White House has announced the appointment of Morgan State University’s Victor R. McCrary, Ph.D., to the National Science Board (NSB). Dr. McCrary is in good company as one of four new board selections that also include W. Kent Fuchs, …

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Morgan Receives $140,000 National Science Foundation Grant For Early STEM Engagement Research

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University’s Research Included Among 37 National Projects to Receive First-Ever Awards Under the NSF INCLUDES Program Morgan State University has been awarded a $140,598 research award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for the study “Early STEM Engagement for Minority Males through a Network of Minority Serving Institutions.” This two-year project is led by Dr. J. Kemi Ladeji-Osias, associate professor …

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Morgan State University Receives More Than $1 Million In National Science Foundation Grant Funding In 2016

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Awards to be used to advance scientific and innovative research The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Morgan State University (MSU) a combined $1,181,837 in total research grants for calendar year 2016. The funding supports a variety of cutting-edge research projects that advance the frontiers of innovation. Many of the projects funded by the NSF will be led by Morgan …

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Morgan Students Shine in the ASCEND Summer Research Institute

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What do prenatal sleep deprivation in rats, anti-cancer drugs, stimulant use, algaecides, and divorce all have in common? They are the research topics that were selected by participants in Morgan State University’s 2016 Summer Research Institute (SRI). The institute is part of “A Student-Centered Entrepreneurship Development (ASCEND) Training Model,” a program designed to increase diversity in the biomedical workforce and …

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U.S. Army Awards Morgan Nearly $340K in Grant Funding for Electronics Research

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Morgan State University has been awarded a $339,365 research grant from the U.S. Army for the purchase of instrumentation tosupport the measurement, evaluation and development of Gallium nitride (GaN)-based electronics. Michel Reece, Ph.D., an associate professor in Morgan’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and director of MSU’s Center for Microwave, Satellite, and RF Engineering (COMSARE), will serve as principal …

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Morgan, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Partner in Education

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At Morgan State University’s annual open house for the Patuxent Aquatic and Environmental Research Laboratory (PEARL), this past June 17, MSU President David Wilson joined Lt. Col. Michael S. Ruppert, deputy district commander for the Baltimore District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in signing a new Education Partnership Agreement (EPA). The agreement, which was formed to spotlight the importance of science, …

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U.S. Navy Awards Morgan $450,000 for Battery Energy Research

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Morgan State University has received a three-year $450,000 award from the U.S. Navy to conduct a research study on the energy capacity of lithium-ion batteries. Dr. Kadir Aslan, an assistant dean for Research and Graduate Studies and professor at Morgan, will serve as principal investigator for the research and will manage a team of undergraduate and graduate students providing assistance …

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