Research & Innovation News
A new Department of Defense program focused on strengthening the research departments of historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) could help aid Morgan State University in its goal to become a top-tier research institution. U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen visited Morgan State on Monday to talk about the new federal program that will allow the Defense Department (DOD) to provide HBCUs with additional funding to aid their research departments.
A federal effort to spur greater research investment in Historically Black Colleges and Universities will have a profound impact on Maryland. U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen, D-Maryland, stopped by Morgan State University on Monday to highlight the enactment of bipartisan legislation he helped enact to boost research opportunities at HBCUs, particularly Morgan State University and the University of Maryland-Eastern Shore.
Five million dollars may not seem like much when it comes to our nation’s defense budget, but devoting that much for research at Morgan State University could be priceless. With that in mind, the Maryland congressional delegation lobbied successfully for legislation requiring the Department of Defense to provide more federal grants to historically black colleges and universities.
Advancements, Invention and Discovery Recognized at Morgan’s Fifth Annual Innovation of the Year Awards
At Morgan State University, Leadership, Innovation and Excellence are three of the six core values the Morgan community proudly upholds. In an effort to recognize outstanding examples of these values demonstrated each year on Morgan’s campus, the Office of Technology Transfer (OTT) hosts an annual Innovation of the Year awards ceremony.