Morgan State University received a $23.3-million BUILD award last week, one of 12 announced by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). According to university sources, this funding is the second largest in its history and the highest yet from the NIH. The NIH Building Infrastructure Leading to Diversity (BUILD) program is a set of experimental training awards designed to learn how to attract diverse students into biomedical research and encourage them to become contributors to the NIH-funded research enterprise.
Did you know a verse of the Star Spangled Banner celebrates the death of escaped slaves who fought in the War of 1812? In a 15-minute documentary, Morgan State University students tell the story of the national anthem’s problematic inspiration and history.
Career Communications Group BEYA STEM Conference Alumni and AMIE (Advancing Minorities’ Interest in Engineering) are contributing $10,000 to the College of Engineering at Southern University and A&M College in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Classes at Morgan State University start on August 22, 2016. Read Terrence Dove’s USBE interview with Morgan State University president, Dr. David Wilson, published in Black Engineer & IT magazine’s spring 2016 issue.
Morgan State University President David Wilson has announced the appointment of Michael G. Spencer as dean of the Clarence M. Mitchell Jr. School of Engineering. Dr. Spencer replaces Eugene M. Deloatch, who is retiring after 32 years at the helm of the Mitchell School of Engineering.