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Professor Grieb’s Taphouse gets Award Recognition

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Brian Grieb, AIA, Assistant Professor in the School of Architecture and Planning, has been recognized for two design awards for a recently completed private residence in Baltimore. Under his leadership, his architectural design practice, GriD architects, was selected for a Merit Award from the American Institute of Architects Chesapeake Bay Chapter as well as the People’s Choice Award – Residential …

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Dr. Samia Rab Kirchner joins UNESCO as Desk Reviewer

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Dr. Samia Rab Kirchner, Associate Professor,  joins the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and cultural Organization (UNESCO) Technical Team Desk Reviewer for historic properties proposed from the Middle East for inscription on the World Heritage List. Each year, UNESCO State Parties submit Nomination Dossiers for historic properties for inscription on the World Heritage List. The Operational Guidelines of the UNESCO World …

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Maryland Lt. Gov. Boyd K. Rutherford to Deliver Morgan State University December Commencement Address

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Nearly 500 Graduates to Participate in the Third and Final Commencement Exercise Commemorating the University’s Sesquicentennial Anniversary Morgan State University (MSU) President David Wilson today announced that Maryland Lt. Gov. Boyd K. Rutherford will be the commencement speaker for the University’s December graduation ceremony, to be held on Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, at 9:30 a.m. in the University’s Talmadge Hill Field …

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SWAN Program Student Featured for Work on Student Film

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Congratulations to Morgan senior Malkah Bell, who was recently interviewed along with Jed Dietz, founding director for the Maryland Film Festival during the WBAL-TV 11 Morning Show. Bell, who is majoring in Film and Media Arts within the Department of English and Language Art’s SWAN program, was featured for her work on the short student film, “The Sound of Us.” The film was selected, along …

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Morgan Business Faculty Ranked Among Most Diverse

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A recent survey by The PhD Project placed Morgan State University among the top five U.S. academic institutions with the most diverse business school faculty. MSU’s Earl G. Graves School of Business and Management has 13 African American, Hispanic or Native American faculty, a number that ranked it fifth among the schools in the nationwide survey. North Carolina A&T State University was ranked first, …

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Morgan State University Atmospheric Scientist Wins NASA Award for Outstanding Performance

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Hyokyung Lee, Ph.D., an assistant research scientist at Morgan State University (MSU), received an award for Outstanding Performance – Science Software Development at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center’s 2017 Earth Sciences Division – Atmospheres Awards Ceremony, on Friday, Sept. 22, in Greenbelt, Md. The award honored Dr. Lee’s work “For GPM/DPR (Global Precipitation Mission/Dual-Frequency Precipitation Radar) Software Development.” She was one …

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Morgan’s Former Engineering Dean Earns Multiple Honors

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Responsibilities and achievements continue to mount for Eugene M. DeLoatch, Ph.D., who retired from Morgan’s Clarence M. Mitchell Jr. School of Engineering as dean emeritus in June. Dr. DeLoatch was named the 2017 Black Engineer of the Year at the BEYA STEM Conference in Washington, D.C., in February. In September, he was inducted into the National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame, during …

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Morgan Hosts HBCU-9 Leadership Summit

Three-Day Event Caps the Combined 150th Anniversary Celebration for Nine Historically Black Institutions The Year 1867 was momentous in African-American history for a number of reasons, including the events of Reconstruction, the first votes cast by blacks in a state election in the U.S. South and the founding of nine HBCUs, the largest number ever in a single year in …

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Landscape Faculty clarifies myth about Western influence of design in Colonial India

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Professor Archana Sharma’s emerging research on Indology, led to an article clarifying the myth about Western influence on built infrastructure design in India through colonization period was recently published in the Journal of Landscape Architecture, India. Sharma reviews the writing on ancient Indian text Manasara, related to architecture and town planning, to establish that street and sidewalk design guidelines were …

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SA+P Faculty Win AIA Maryland Design Award

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SA+P Architecture and Environmental Design Program Director and Assistant Professor Pavlina Ilieva and Adjunct Instructor Kuo Pao Lian, co-owners and principles of PI.KL Studio were awarded the 2017 Excellence in Design Merit Award for Commercial Architecture by the American Institute of Architecture (AIA) Maryland. The AIA Portland jury awarded the top state award to R.House, a community centered food hall …

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