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MSU Seniors Take Top Spots In National STEM Competition

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Morgan State University students Nishone Thompson and Sarai Nwagbaraocha were invited to attend and compete in the annual Emory University-Laney Graduate School STEM Research and Career Symposium held in Atlanta, Georgia. Thompson and Nwagbaraocha placed 1st and 3rd, respectively, in the competition’s undergraduate poster session category. An estimated 150 students from all across the U.S. participated in the event. Convened and …

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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 Designated as Center of Academic Excellence by the NSA and Department of Homeland Security

Picture of At the 8th Annual National Cyber Summit in Huntsville, Alabama (June 8th, 2016) Morgan was officially presented with the CAE-CD certificate.

University Recognized for Advancements in Cyber Defense Education, Certified Through 2021 In recognition of the University’s efforts in the advancement of research and preparing students for careers in internet security, the National Security Agency (NSA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have designated Morgan State University as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE). …

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The Importance of STEM Education, Black Engineering Magazine Interviews Morgan’s President

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Morgan State University hails as the number one university in producing African-American electrical, civil, and industrial engineers. As the 12th president of the university, Dr. David Wilson continues to lead the institution to greater heights in STEM advancement, outreach, and innovation. With over 30 years in higher education, Dr. Wilson brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his campus …

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Transportation Internship Program Offers MSU Students Real-World Experience

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For a number of Morgan graduate students interested in pursuing challenging careers in the field of transportation, the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT)-Morgan State University (MSU) Graduate School Internship Program has created a pathway to future opportunity. The program pairs students with a year-long paid internship at one of the State of Maryland’s six transportation agencies or at the MDOT headquarters and …

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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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Morgan State Showcases Breakthrough Research, Inventions, and Initiatives at Sixth Annual ‘Innovation Day’

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Innovation on Display, Innovators Celebrated in Maryland’s Capital City As part of a sustained commitment to pioneering breakthrough advancements offering an economic benefit to the State of Maryland, Morgan State University (MSU) today celebrated its 6th Annual ‘Innovation Day’ in Annapolis, Md. at the Miller Senate Office Building. Morgan Innovation Day (MID), which serves in part as an annual progress report …

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Morgan State University Receives First-Ever Full Patent for New Technology

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Professor’s ‘Metal-Assisted and Microwave-Accelerated Evaporative Crystallization’ Device Will Advance Precision Medical Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease Subsequent to the groundbreaking research of Kadir Aslan, Ph.D., in the area of technology-assisted treatment of Alzheimer’s disease, Morgan State University was awarded its first-ever U.S. patent, on Jan. 26, 2016. The patent (U.S. Patent No: 9,243,017) was received for Dr. Aslan’s invention of an …

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Morgan Establishes Its First Endowed Chair

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– Private and State Grants Fund Research on Internet of Things Security – Morgan State University (MSU) President David Wilson today announced the establishment of the University’s first endowed professorship, Dr. Kevin T. Kornegay, the Endowed Chair in Internet of Things (IoT) Security. The endowed chair is established with a $1-million grant from the Maryland Department of Commerce through the …

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