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Vernon Jarrett Medal Presented to Philadelphia Reporter for Exposing Injustice and Cruelty in the Pennsylvania Prison System

photo of Mensah M. Dean with Dean of School of Global Journalism and University Provost

Morgan State University School of Global Journalism & Communication awarded the 2017 Vernon Jarrett Medal for Journalistic Excellence to Mensah M. Dean, a reporter for the Philadelphia Media Network for his series of articles on Arthur Johnson, an African-American male, kept in solitary confinement for 37 years. Dean’s articles “provided a haunting glimpse of how the state buries people inside the prison …

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Morgan State University Assistant Professor Receives a $115,000 Maryland Innovation Initiative Award

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James Hunter, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at Morgan State University (MSU), recently received a Phase 1 award of $115,000 from the Maryland Innovation Initiative (MII) for his SUMZ™: Stormwater Utility Management System and Solutions project. SUMZ uses a stand-alone software program and data management tool developed by Dr. Hunter and his research team. It is designed to enable …

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Morgan State University Partners With Zipcar To Offer Car Sharing On Campus

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Convenient Transportation Service Provides a Cost-Effective Alternative to Car Ownership BALTIMORE — Morgan State University (MSU) has launched a new partnership with Zipcar to offer a car-sharing program on campus. The service gives students the freedom to get off campus and return without the hassles of owning a car, while also helping Morgan meet its sustainability goals by reducing the need for …

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Morgan PEARL Hosts National Science Foundation Workshop on Chesapeake Fisheries

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The Morgan State University Patuxent Environmental and Aquatic Research Laboratory (MSU PEARL) hosted a National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded workshop titled Chesapeake Fisheries: From Oysters to Economics, on Aug. 28–29, 2017. The invitation-only workshop was attended by internationally recognized researchers from leading academic and government institutions, including Morgan State University, Rutgers University, the University of Maryland, the University of Alaska, Australian National University …

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Morgan Recognizes Its 150th Anniversary with a New Digital Ad in Times Square

Times Square 150th Advertisement

University’s Sesquicentennial Billboard Spot Prominently Displayed in New York, Sept. 1 to Nov. 30 As part of a yearlong celebration recognizing its Sesquicentennial Anniversary, Morgan State University has engaged in a number of activities in honor of reaching the historic milestone, among them sharing eye-catching commemorative banners throughout northeast and downtown Baltimore and securing a high-profile sponsorship from the Baltimore Orioles. Now, …

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Morgan State University Opens New Facility For Behavioral And Social Sciences

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Ribbon-Cutting for Jenkins Hall Honored the Past and Celebrated the Future The official opening of Martin D. Jenkins Hall, a new, $79-million, 148,000-square-foot facility at Morgan State University, marked another great step forward for the historically black institution, which is celebrating its 150th year. The ribbon-cutting ceremony drew a large audience to Morgan’s West Campus on Sept. 14. Jenkins Hall houses …

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Morgan State University Convenes International Panel on Terrorism, Gang Awareness and Prevention

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Morgan State University hosted a lively panel discussion on Terrorism, Gang Awareness and Prevention on its campus at the Earl S. Richardson Library on Aug. 17, 2017. Organized by Morgan’s Division of Research and Economic Development (D-RED) with support from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Delmock Technologies, Inc., the panel had a goal of increasing the understanding of the …

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Morgan State University Partners With Laurel College Center To Bring In-Demand Educational Programs To Laurel, MD. And Surrounding Counties

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New Partnership Creates Opportunities for Howard Community College and Prince George’s Community College Students to Earn a Four-Year Engineering or Psychology Degree Laurel, MD. – Morgan State University (MSU) President David Wilson joined Prince George’s Community College (PGCC) President Charlene M. Dukes, Howard Community College (HCC) President Kathleen Hetherington and Laurel College Center (LCC) Program Director Nancy L. Grinberg to announce the signing …

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School of Architecture Collaborates in “Diamonds Light Baltimore”

Diamonds Light Baltimore

Gabriel Kroiz, associate professor and chair of Undergraduate Design in Morgan State University’s School of Architecture and Planning, teamed with artist Mina Cheon to create 15 outdoor light sculptures that will be on display as a part of “Light City Baltimore.” The Kroiz Cheon collaborative named their project “Diamonds Light Baltimore.” It will illuminate landscapes along sections of the inner harbor’s …

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