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Morgan State University Researchers Receive NASA Awards

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For Immediate Release March 16, 2015                                              Contact: Dr. Victor R. McCrary VP for Research & Economic Development 443-885-4631 The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has recognized two Morgan State University (MSU) research scientists for their technical efforts. The two researchers are part of a team of Morgan State University scientists who work on the Goddard Earth Sciences Technology ... Read More »

Morgan Community Mile Celebrates Two Years of Accomplishments

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 26, 2015 CONTACT: Dr. Victor R. McCrary VP, Research & Economic Development 443-885-4631 The Morgan Community Mile (MCM), an initiative conceived by Morgan State University (MSU) President David Wilson, begins to celebrate its two-year anniversary as an innovative model for the engagement of anchor institutions with neighboring communities in the City of Baltimore.  The MCM initiative ... Read More »

Morgan Entrepreneurship Society Hosts Be Your Own Boss Summit

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On December 7, the Sunday before the start of finals week, Morgan State University students gathered for the first ever Be Your Own Boss (BYOB) Summit. The four-hour event was planned and facilitated by the Morgan Entrepreneurship Society Executive Board and their faculty advisor.  In order to create buzz for the event, large neon brainstorming posters were strategically placed around ... Read More »

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 »