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Morgan State, Sen. Van Hollen to celebrate HBCU Rise Act

January 24, 2023

Sen. Chris Van Hollen will join Morgan State’s faculty and students later this Monday morning to celebrate the enactment of his HBCU Rise Act, which became law this past December. The bipartisan bill creates a new program within the U.S. Department of Defense to make it easier for historically Black colleges to achieve r1 status — which is very high research activity status. For Maryland’s HBCUs, that means more money will flow in for research.

Article Source: WBAL

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