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Twelve Morgan State Students Named As University Innovation Fellows

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Twelve Morgan students recently completed training to become University Innovation Fellows, participants in a global, interdisciplinary leadership development initiative managed by Stanford University’s Hasso Plattner Institute of Design (d.school). The University Innovation Fellows program seeks to empower student leaders to increase innovation, entrepreneurship, creativity and design thinking on their campuses. The Morgan undergraduates were among 169 students from 49 higher …

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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’s Yacob Astatke Recognized for International Achievements in Engineering Education

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Congratulations to Morgan State University’s Yacob Astatke, D.Eng., for being selected as the 2016 GEDC Airbus Diversity Award recipient by aeronautics firm Airbus Group and the Global Engineering Deans Council (GEDC). Dr. Astatke, the interim associate dean for Undergraduate Studies in the Clarence Mitchell Jr. School of Engineering, was chosen from among 40 candidates from 17 countries for his work …

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Morgan Engineering Students Receive Nearly $300,000 in Scholarship Grants from the Clare Boothe Luce Program

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Four Morgan State University (MSU) engineering majors have been awarded full scholarships totaling a combined $296,856 from a prestigious program made available through the efforts of the Henry Luce Foundation. Marshaye A. Burley, Deborah O. Demuren, Paige J. Harvey and Jaynell S. Scott, all juniors on track to graduate in May 2018, were selected to receive Clare Boothe Luce Program …

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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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Op-Ed: Educating black engineers in Baltimore

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What does it take to educate a critical mass of black engineers today? Just ask Eugene M. DeLoatch; he knows because he’s done it. He has been dean of Morgan State University’s Clarence M. Mitchell Jr. School of Engineering in Baltimore since the school’s founding more than 30 years ago. He is credited with producing more black engineers than any …

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Morgan Taps Cornell University Professor as Next Dean of Engineering

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Morgan State University President David Wilson today announced the appointment of Michael G. Spencer as dean of the Clarence M. Mitchell Jr. School of Engineering, only the second dean in the school’s history. Dr. Spencer is a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Cornell University. “I am pleased to welcome Dr. Spencer to our family,” said President Wilson. …

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Indranil Goswami, Ph.D. Receives NSPE Engineering Education Excellence Award

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This past June, at the National Society for Professional Engineers (NSPE) Annual Conference, in Dallas, Texas, Dr. Indranil Goswami, a lecturer and graduate coordinator in Morgan’s Department of Civil Engineering, was presented with the 2016 NSPE Engineering Education Excellence Award. The national award recognizes university faculty who have demonstrated the ability to connect engineering education with professional practice in addition …

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