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Morgan Students Participate in VACCINE Summer Research Workshop

Six students from Morgan State University (MSU) recently completed a week-long summer research program at VACCINE from July 19th-25th

Six students from Morgan State University (MSU) recently completed a week-long summer research program at VACCINE from July 19th-25th.  The event was in conjunction with the Department of Homeland Security Summer Research Team Program for Minority Serving Institutions, which gave MSU students the ability to learn about the science of visual analytics through an immersive experience at the VACCINE Center. ...

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Verizon Invests in STEM Education for Black Males

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Executives from Morgan State University and the Verizon Wireless Foundation announced a new partnership Tuesday in Baltimore aimed at exposing minority males to STEM via HBCU campuses. The Minority Male Makers Program—which will be housed on the campuses of Morgan State University, North Carolina A&T State University, Jackson State University and Kentucky State University—pulls rising Black and brown seventh- and ...

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Morgan Cybersecurity Team Receives National Science Foundation Award

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Nearly One Million Dollar Award to Support New Data Security Project Morgan State University announced today a $999,450 research grant awarded to a research team led by Dr. Kevin T. Kornegay by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The HBCU Research Infrastructure for Science and Engineering (RISE) award will be used to fund the Morgan team’s “Embedded System Security via Reverse Engineering ...

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Morgan State University Announces New Partnership With The New York Academy of Sciences

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Agreement Seeks to Develop Next Generation of STEM Innovators through Global Collaboration Today, Morgan State University (MSU) and the New York Academy of Sciences (the Academy) signed a partnership agreement to develop the next generation of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) innovators through the Global STEM Alliance (GSA) of the New York Academy of Sciences. The agreement, signed at the site ...

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Morgan Hosts White House ‘Data Jam’

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On Friday, July 25, Morgan State University was the focus of a White House initiative to help Americans find jobs through the use of technology innovation and open data. The Obama administration’s second “Data Jam” event was held at MSU’s new Center for the Built Environment and Infrastructure Studies and included presentations by U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez, U.S. ...

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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 ...

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President Wilson Addresses International Science Forum

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President David Wilson was among a slate of plenary speakers to open the 2014 American Association for the Advancement of Science’s Annual Forum on Science and Technology Policy this afternoon in Washington D.C. The forum, which welcomes scientists, legislators, educators and policy makers from around the world, focuses on making science more accessible to the public through enhanced communication, entrepreneurial ...

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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 ...

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Kadir Aslan Named Among Maryland’s Top Innovators

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Morgan Chemistry Professor Kadir Aslan recently added another accolade to his growing list of recognitions, as he was last week named one of Maryland’s top innovators by the Daily Record Newspaper. Dr. Aslan, who received a $100,000 grant from Maryland’s Innovation Initiative in April, was among 25 individuals, organizations and companies to be named to the 11th annual listing of ...

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