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Morgan, Coppin, UMES join coalition partnering with U.S. to advance research in energy

Morgan, Coppin, UMES join coalition partnering with U.S. to advance research in energy

Morgan and Coppin state universities and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore have joined a national coalition of historically black colleges partnering with the U.S. Department of Energy to foster joint research projects, student internships and expanded access to solar power.

The coalition signed a memorandum of understanding with the Department of Energy last month to request grant funding for research projects. The agreement is also intended to help increase the number of graduates from historically black colleges who work in science, technology, engineering and math.

"This coalition opens the door for an era of cooperation among the HBCUs and the Department of...

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