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MSU Sophomore Receives Top Honors During Summer Internship at UCLA

Morgan sophomore India Harper, a psychology major in Morgan’s College of Liberal Arts, completed a National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) eight-week internship at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) this summer, in the Department of Family Medicine. As a component of her internship and under the mentorship of Steven Shoptaw, Ph.D., a licensed psychologist and UCLA professor, Harper …

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Five Bears Participate in Shadow Program with the Baltimore Ravens

Five Morgan student-athletes participated in the Athletic Excellence Fund’s (AEF) first shadow program with the Baltimore Ravens this August. The AEF and the Ravens agreed to begin a pilot program that would allow student-athletes to shadow front office executives and other Ravens personnel.  The purpose of the new shadow programs is to allow busy, time-exhausted student-athletes a short amount of time to …

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Op-Ed: Educating black engineers in Baltimore

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 Dean Pays Tribute to Black Journalist

George Curry would have gotten a good laugh out of this. Shortly after the 69-year-old crusading journalist died Saturday of a heart attack, a low-intensity debate erupted on Facebook about how to use the word “black” when referring to Curry, who is probably best known for his work as editor-in-chief of Emerge, a black news magazine that shut down in …

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Morgan CASA Program Prepares Incoming Students for College Success

Morgan State University’s Center for Academic Success and Achievement (CASA) has been busy this past summer preparing a new group of first-time students to become ready for the academic year. More than 98 percent of the participants enrolled in the CASA Academy Summer Bridge Program, successfully completed a rigorous six-week academic program, granting them admittance into the university for the …

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Morgan Student Is 2016 HBCU All-Star

Congratulations to Morgan State University’s Paris Adkins-Jackson, a doctoral student in the Psychometrics Program in psychology. The White House Initiative on HBCUs has selected her as a 2016 HBCU All-Star student. The program, now in its third year, recognizes undergraduate, graduate and professional students for excellence in academics, leadership and civic engagement. This year, 73 students from 63 HBCUs were …

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Morgan Professor Recognized For Excellence In Education

The Maryland-District of Columbia Campus Compact (MDCCC), a non-profit higher education membership association, has selected Morgan’s Dr. Lorece Edwards, as the public institution winner of the Alan G. Penczek Service-Learning Faculty Award. The award is presented to a university faculty member that has been recognized for his/her excellence in integrating service-learning into the curriculum as well as for their impact on …

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The Importance of STEM Education, Black Engineering Magazine Interviews Morgan’s President

Morgan State University hails as the number one university in producing African-American electrical, civil, and industrial engineers. As the 12th president of the university, Dr. David Wilson continues to lead the institution to greater heights in STEM advancement, outreach, and innovation. With over 30 years in higher education, Dr. Wilson brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his campus …

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Morgan Students Shine in the ASCEND Summer Research Institute

What do prenatal sleep deprivation in rats, anti-cancer drugs, stimulant use, algaecides, and divorce all have in common? They are the research topics that were selected by participants in Morgan State University’s 2016 Summer Research Institute (SRI). The institute is part of “A Student-Centered Entrepreneurship Development (ASCEND) Training Model,” a program designed to increase diversity in the biomedical workforce and …

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NIST Names Morgan Administrator to National Board of Examiners

Congratulations to Dr. Linda Mehlinger, assistant vice president of the Office of Planning & Institutional Effectiveness, on her appointment by the Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to serve on the Board of Examiners for the 2016 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. The examiner board is composed of leading experts competitively selected from a variety of industries …

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