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Morgan Couple Documents Benjamin Banneker’s Scientific Study of the Cicada

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Benjamin Banneker — scientist, mathematician and one of the most widely known figures of African-American history — was born on Nov. 9, 1731 in Baltimore County, Md. Many have heard of Banneker’s wooden clock, his mathematical puzzles, his land surveying work in what is now the District of Columbia, and his letter to Thomas Jefferson on the topic of human ... Read More »

Watch news coverage of MSU NIH Award

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A record setting biomedical research grant is awarded to Morgan State University. Tracey Leong explains how the school plans to use these funds. With the grant, Morgan State University is looking forward to expanding and diversifying the next generation of scientific researchers. Read More »

Morgan Wins Prestigious $23.3 Million Biomedical Research and Training Award

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For immediate release: October 22, 2014 CONTACT: Clinton R. Coleman 443-885-3022 Morgan State University (MSU) received a $23.3-million award, the second largest competitive award in its history and the highest from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Morgan’s award is one of 12 announced today by the NIH totaling $31-million in fiscal year 2014 to develop new approaches that engage ... Read More »

Morgan Launches New Campus Weather Station

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT:  Dr. Victor R. McCrary, VP for Research & Economic Development 443-885-4631 Morgan State University installs WeatherBug Weather Station In spring 2014, Dr. Richard Damoah formerly Universities Space Research Association scientist on the GESTSAR program at Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) in Greenbelt, MD, joined the physics department at Morgan State University (MSU) as a part-time faculty ... Read More »

Morgan VP for Research Selected as 2014 American Chemical Society Fellow

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CONTACT Mr. Clinton R. Coleman, Director, Public Relations & Communications Morgan State University 443-885-3256; clinton.coleman@morgan.edu Katherine Hoffman, Manager, ACS Fellows Program American Chemical Society 410-286-5749; K_Hoffman@acs.org BALTIMORE, MD. — Morgan State University Vice-President for Research and Economic Development, Dr. Victor R. McCrary, Jr., was selected to the 2014 class of Fellows of the American Chemical Society (ACS).  Ninety-nine individuals were ... Read More »

Morgan State, Johns Hopkins Launch S.T.E.M. Access Internship Program

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Flanked by students and officials from Morgan State University, Johns Hopkins University and the United States Army, Morgan President David Wilson and Johns Hopkins President Ronald Daniels today signed a memorandum of understanding creating the Extreme Science Internship program, a joint effort that will place high-achieving science and engineering students from Morgan in research internships at Johns Hopkins and in similar ... Read More »

Public Health Student Receives AHRQ Grant

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Kevon-Mark Jackman, a DrPH student, received a $40,884 R36 Dissertation Research Grant awarded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). This one-year grant is to conduct a mixed-methods study exploring perceptions of electronic personal health records (PHRs) as a risk reduction discussion tool among emerging black adults. Beginning in April, we will be recruiting Morgan State University students ... Read More »

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 »