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Verizon Invests in STEM Education for Black Males

Verizon STEM Education Initiative

Executives from Morgan State University and the Verizon Wireless Foundation announced a new partnership Tuesday in Baltimore aimed at exposing minority males to STEM via HBCU campuses. The Minority Male Makers Program—which will be housed on the campuses of Morgan State University, North Carolina A&T State University, Jackson State University and Kentucky State University—pulls rising Black and brown seventh- and …

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Morgan Students Look From The Inside, Out To Show The Value Of Black Lives

Black lives matter. And one Morgan professor took up the challenge to show the world just how much. More than a year ago, Chris Metzger, a professor in Morgan State University’s Visual Arts Department, asked his students to join him in a public art project to raise social awareness. The project would be in direct response to a call to …

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Morgan Receives $500,000 Mellon Foundation Grant

Melon Award

– Award will be used to establish MSU’s Quarles Institute – Morgan State University (MSU) President David Wilson today announced a $500,000 grant to the University from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.  The award, over a three-year period, will be used to support the establishment of the Benjamin A. Quarles Humanities and Social Sciences Institute within Morgan’s College of Liberal Arts. …

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Morgan President David Wilson Leads HBCU Delegation On Return Visit To China

HBCU Delegation On Return Visit To China

Morgan President David Wilson and a group of fellow presidents and senior administrators from seven Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) returned to China recently to continue developing partnerships and relationships with universities in that country. The trip marked the second of its kind for the delegation; the first occurred in 2013 and resulted in the award of 1,000 scholarships …

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Morgan Choir Featured in Performance at the White House

Photo Courtesy: White House

On June 26th, for the first time, television viewers will have the chance to enjoy the Morgan State University Choir in performance at the White House, accompanying such gospel greats as Aretha Franklin, Shirley Caesar, Lyle Lovett and Darlene Love, among others. The concert is part of a special White House celebration of gospel music. It was recorded live in …

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Morgan State University Announces New Partnership With The New York Academy of Sciences

NY Science Academy partnership

Agreement Seeks to Develop Next Generation of STEM Innovators through Global Collaboration Today, Morgan State University (MSU) and the New York Academy of Sciences (the Academy) signed a partnership agreement to develop the next generation of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) innovators through the Global STEM Alliance (GSA) of the New York Academy of Sciences. The agreement, signed at the site …

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Bears Set To Make Some Noise at NCAA East Regional

Bears Set To Make Some Noise at NCAA East Regional

BALTIMORE, Md. — Four individuals and one relay team from Morgan State University will compete at the 2015 NCAA Division I East Regional track & Field Championships set for May 28-30 at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Florida. The West Regional will be hosted at the University of Texas at Austin in Austin, Texas. The qualifiers out of these regions will …

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Morgan Celebrates University’s 139th Commencement Ceremony

Nearly 900 Undergraduate, Graduate, and Honors Degrees Awarded Today at Hughes Memorial Stadium, Morgan State University held its 139th Commencement Ceremony awarding nearly 900 combined undergraduate, graduate and honors degrees to the spring Class of 2015. The graduation event, which was attended by family members, friends and supporters, featured a commencement address from the Honorable Graca Machel, widow of former …

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Morgan Announces Endowed Lectureship in Business Ethics

Willie E. Lanier, Sr.

– Supported by generous gift from NFL Hall of Famer Willie E. Lanier, Sr.  – Morgan State University today announced a major financial commitment from one of the University’s favorite sons, a $500,000 gift to establish the Willie E. Lanier, Sr. Endowed Lectureship in Business Ethics in the Earl G. Graves School of Business and Management (SBM). Lanier is a 1967 graduate …

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Former Morgan Professor Dr. Charles Drew Inducted into National Inventors Hall of Fame

photo courtesy of Great Black Heroes (www.greatblackheroes.com)

In recognition of his contribution to the field of medicine and his advancement of medical equipment, former Morgan State professor Charles Drew, M.D. was posthumously inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame during its 43rd Annual Ceremony, held this May in Washington, D.C. (http://invent.org/43rd-annual-induction). The National Inventors Hall of Fame recognizes monumental individuals whose innovations are crucial to our …

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