Morgan State University Increases Minimum Wage for Applicable Hourly Workers to $15/Hour

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In addition to offering benefits to contractual employees, the University will also increase the minimum wage for all applicable hourly workers to $15 per hour.
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The Daily Record: Morgan State University doctoral program gets boost from Nigerian partnership

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The collaboration will bring more than 70 Nigerian doctoral students and more than 15 Nigerian postdoctoral students to MSU for scholarship and research during the Fall 2021 semester.
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Morgan State receives Apple Innovation Grant to expand silicon and hardware technologies

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Morgan's Innovation Grant will provide funding and other support from Apple for lab space, guest lectures, scholarships and fellowships, faculty training, curriculum support and more.
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The Daily Record: Morgan State introduces new degree-attainment initiative

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Pending approval from the Maryland Higher Education Commission, Morgan State will add 18 interdisciplinary degrees to its current offering of academic programs forming the foundation of the MCY program.
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The Daily Record: Johns Hopkins, Bloomberg Philanthropies launch $150M Vivien Thomas Scholars Initiative

The effort funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies will be endowed to create additional pathways for students from HBCUs and Minority Serving Institutions to pursue doctorates in STEM fields.
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The Daily Record: Morgan State receives historic $40M donation from venture philanthropist

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Morgan State University, Maryland’s preeminent public urban research university and the state’s largest historically Black college or university, received a $40 million gift on December 15, 2020.
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Morgan State announces no increase of tuition & fees for 2020/2021 academic year

Historically, Morgan has been at the forefront of Maryland’s higher education institutions in terms of the percentage of University resources reallocated and financial assistance provided to students based on need.
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The Daily Record: Md. university leaders say twin crises are taking a toll on campuses

At a panel discussion sponsored by the Greater Baltimore Committee on June 8, college leaders said they are promoting more mental health options and providing forums for participating in the national conversations about racism.
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Maryland Matters: More Md. universities tentatively planning to reopen their campuses in the fall

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During an online forum June 8 sponsored by the Greater Baltimore Committee, leaders of many higher education institutions in the Baltimore area said they are pursuing a hybrid system, which combines in-person instruction with remote learning.
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BBJ: USM Chancellor Perman: ‘We will not have Covid-free campuses.’

Additional safety measures come with major costs, Dr. Jay Perman explained to a group of Baltimore business leaders during a webinar panel hosted by the Greater Baltimore Committee June 8.
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