Morgan In The News
Beacons of Light: FBI and Leaders of Historically Black Colleges and Universities Deepen Relationships at Baltimore Conference
As leaders of more than half of the country’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) assembled with FBI officials in September at Morgan State University in Maryland to build on a promise to work together toward common goals, the Baltimore research university’s president, Dr. David Wilson, reminded the gathering of the school’s integral role in the civil rights movement.
Morgan State University is planning to transform a three-story dorm into a massive housing tower as part of an effort to adjust to a historic growth in enrollment. The historically Black university plans to tear down O’Connell Hall to add 400 to 600 beds to the 200-bed student residence hall.
In response to the CHIPS and Science Act’s implementation in 2022, the White House announced additional investments of $50 billion in American semiconductor manufacturing, bringing the total business investment to almost $150 billion.
The University of Illinois announced that the National Science Foundation awarded the Institute for Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Access at the Grainger College of Engineering a grant that will last for two years and can be renewed for another three years.