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Transportation Internship Program Propels Students into the Workforce

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Eight graduate students specializing in transportation at Morgan State University recently completed a yearlong internship program designed to prepare them for successful careers as analysts or planners in their field. The program, a joint initiative of Morgan and the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT), has been a model of workforce development for more than 30 years. Students in the MDOT-MSU ... Read More »

MSU Researcher Presents at International Transportation Conference

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Although still early in its development, connected vehicle (CV) technology is widely expected to transform the experience of traveling the nation’s streets and highways. By enabling vehicles to communicate with the roadway and with each other, CV would mitigate an estimated 80 percent of all vehicle crashes involving unimpaired drivers. At the Fifth International Conference on Women’s Issues in Transportation, ... 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 »

Jaime Arribas Starkey-El Named National Innovation Fellow

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Senior engineering and physics major Jaime Arribas Starkey-El was recently named among 110 students nationwide as a University Innovation Fellow (UIF) in the National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation (Epicenter). Starkey-El traveled to Silicon Valley in March for the annual UIF meeting to network with peer fellows, faculty and industry leaders to learn and best practices in student innovation ... Read More »

Deputy Transportation Secretary John Porcari Visits Morgan

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Deputy U.S. Secretary of Transportation John Porcari was on the campus of Morgan State University today where he spoke to a group attending Morgan’s annual transportation institutes for high school students and secondary teachers. Deputy Secretary Porcari fielded questions about job opportunities for emerging engineers and specialists, and why the industry needs more young people for future growth.  “In the ... Read More »

Morgan State Alumnus Named WSU Tri-Cities Chancellor

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*article from the Washington State University News Center H. Keith Moo-Young Tri-Cities community welcomes new chancellor Friday, June 7, 2013 By Matt Haugen, WSU News Video by Matt Haugen, WSU News RICHLAND, Wash. – Hundreds of Washington State University students, staff, faculty and community supporters gathered Thursday afternoon to welcome new WSU Tri-Cities chancellor H. Keith Moo-Young. Before accepting the ... Read More »

Students and Colleagues Pay Tribute to Morgan’s Dean DeLoatch

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The Morgan State University School of Engineering’s Dr. Eugene DeLoatch was honored recently by U.S. Black Engineer Magazine publisher Tyrone Taborn for his impact, not only on the education of young engineers of color but also because of his many years of outstanding service to engineering students. Many of Dr. DeLoatch’s former students returned for the tribute and spoke of ... Read More »

Yacob Astatke Makes History as National Outstanding Engineering Educator

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Morgan State Professor Yacob Astatke recently received the American Society for Engineering Education’s ‘National Outstanding Teaching Award.’ Dr. Astatke, who teaches electrical engineering in the Clarence M. Mitchell School of Engineering, was selected from a national pool of faculty and instructors teaching parallel engineering or engineering technology courses at two-year or four-year colleges. “This is really a great recognition for me, but especially ... Read More »