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MSU School of Ed Looks to Enhance STEM Instruction for Teachers

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Morgan State University’s School of Education and Urban Studies (SEUS) has been awarded two grants totaling $260,000 to support teacher development and STEM instruction. The first grant, in the amount of $140,000, was awarded by the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) and will be used to fund new research on ways to improve teacher quality in a high-need school system …

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Morgan State University Joins Coalition of HBCUs to Sign Agreement with U.S. Department of Energy

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HBCU Clean Energy Consortium’ to Focus on Bringing Solar Energy to Working Communities and STEM Workforce Development As part of an initiative to promote renewable energy and transformative economic development for communities nationwide, Morgan State University has joined a coalition of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in signing an agreement with the United States Department of Energy (DOE). The agreement, which launches a new partnership known as the “HBCU Clean Energy Consortium,” will …

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Morgan Doctoral Student Named to Forbes ‘30 Under 30’

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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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Message from Morgan President David Wilson

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Dear Morgan Family: Last night (Friday, Jan. 27), President Trump signed an Executive Order, which, among other things, imposes a ban on individuals entering the United States from seven countries: Iran, Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Libya, Yemen, and Somalia. Please know that we have several members of our Morgan family who hail from some of the above countries, and whose family members …

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Lumina Foundation Awards Morgan State University More Than $700,000 In Grant Funding To Support HBCU Student Success Project

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New Effort to Provide Intervention Strategies to Bolster Retention and Increase Graduation Rate Morgan State University has announced the award of a three-year, $716,700 grant from Lumina Foundation to support the University’s implementation of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Student Success Project, a proactive effort to implement strategies that evidence suggests can increase completion rates, while improving outcomes …

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Morgan Students Earn Hackathon Honors

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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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Journalist Roland S. Martin Delivers Morgan State University December Commencement Address To Record 437 Graduates

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The First of Three Commencement Exercises Commemorating the University’s Sesquicentennial Anniversary Highlighted by Recognition of Morgan’s 50,000th Graduate    Roland S. Martin, nationally syndicated columnist, author and noted broadcast journalist, was the keynote speaker at Morgan State University’s (MSU) 2016 December Commencement celebration, the first of three special commencement ceremonies commemorating Morgan’s Sesquicentennial Anniversary. During the commencement exercises, held in …

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Morgan State University and Howard University Form New Partnership Funded By W.K. Kellogg Foundation

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$300,000 Grant will be Used to Train High School Students to Report on Health-Related Issues in Baltimore and Washington, DC Morgan State University and Howard University are partnering to help high school students bring the power of multimedia journalism to bear on persistent health disparity issues in underserved communities in Baltimore and Washington, DC. The project is funded by a …

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MSU Student-Athletes Hosts ‘Bears Sports Day’ At The YMCA

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On a Sunday afternoon in East Baltimore, Morgan State University student-athletes partnered with the YMCA (Y) in Central Maryland for a day of smiles, high fives and excitement, during the “Bears Sports Day” at the Weinberg Y in Waverly. The 28 student-athletes, representing a variety of Morgan men’s and women’s sports teams, including basketball, volleyball, track and field, and football, spent …

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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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