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Morgan Graduates Earn Fulbright Scholarships to Teach in Malaysia

As one of the nation’s top producers of Fulbright Scholars and the leader among all Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Morgan State University has positioned its students and faculty members to study and conduct research all over the world. To-date, 140 students and 68 faculty/administrators have traveled as Fulbright scholars to more than 41 countries including Senegal, Nigeria, China, …

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Morgan Student Named to Inaugural Class of Rhoden Fellows

Congratulations to Morgan junior Simone Benson on her selection as a Rhoden Fellow. Benson, who is majoring in multimedia journalism in the School of Global Journalism and Communication, is one of six students from several Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs) chosen for ESPN’s The Undefeated’s inaugural class of fellows. Sponsored by ESPN, the Rhoden Fellowship is a two-year program …

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Morgan’s Team of Scholars Takes Third Place in ‘HBCU Battle of the Brains’

At this year’s annual South by Southwest® (SXSW) Conference and Festivals held in Austin, Texas, among the scores of creative people exchanging ideas and engaging in ways to change the world, scholars representing a group of Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs) met to compete in the Inaugural HBCU Battle of the Brains. Sponsored by the National Black MBA Association Austin Chapter, the …

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Governor Appoints Morgan Student to Juvenile Grant Planning and Review Council

Congratulations to Morgan’s Marcus Bennett! Governor Larry Hogan has appointed Morgan State University student Marcus Bennett to the Juvenile Grant Planning and Review Council. Bennett is a junior at Morgan majoring in Sociology with a minor in Political Science. “I am honored to serve the citizens of Maryland and represent Morgan State University,” said Bennett. “I have always believed in …

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Morgan Doctoral Student Named to Forbes ‘30 Under 30’

Morgan State University graduate student Tamara Wilkerson has been named to the 2017 Forbes “30 Under 30” list in education. Wilkerson, a resident of Charlottesville, Va., was selected for her work as executive director of the Virginia-based African American Teaching Fellows (AATF), a nonprofit that recruits African-American teachers and assists in placing them in public schools. As leader of the …

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Morgan Students Earn Hackathon Honors

When it comes to competing in hackathons, Morgan State students are no strangers to experiencing success. Recently, a team of undergraduates from Morgan’s Department of Computer Science took first place honors at the Google DC Hackathon 2016, an annual competition held at the tech company’s Washington, D.C., office. This was the first time that Morgan students participated in the event, …

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Morgan State University Selected For $2-Million Grant From UNCF To Improve Job Outcomes Of Graduates

UNCF® Career Pathways Initiative to Prepare Students for 21st Century Career Paths, Promote Employability and Improve Quality of Life After a six-month planning phase, Morgan State University announces the award of a five-year, $2-million grant from UNCF (United Negro College Fund) for the implementation of the UNCF® Career Pathways Initiative (CPI), a transformative effort to design and implement programs to …

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Morgan Science Students Shine at UMBC Research Symposium

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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ASCEND Scholar Wins Award at Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students

ASCEND Scholar Wins Award at Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students

Twenty-eight MSU ASCEND Center for Biomedical Research Scholars attended the 2016 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) held November 9th – 12th, in Tampa, FL. Over 1,300 students participated in poster and oral presentations. ASCEND Scholars Oluwafunmilayo Ayeni (Psychology), Kelly Boham (Biology), Jada Boyd (Physical Education), Markea Carter (Psychology), Shirley Green (Psychology), and Aliyah Tolliver (Psychology) presented research …

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