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Professor Scharmen Semifinalist for Sondheim Prize

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Frederick Scharmen, Assistant Professor in Architecture, is a semifinalist for this year’s Sondheim Prize. The Sondheim Prize awards a $25,000 fellowship to a visual artist or visual artist collaborators living and working in the Baltimore region. As a semifinalist, Professor Scharmen’s work will be shown in the Decker, Meyerhoff and Pinkard galleries of MICA during the Artscape weekend (July 18-20, 2014). ... Read More »

Vinetta McCullough Receives National Auxiliary Professional Designation

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MSU Director of Business and Auxiliary Services Vinetta Paige McCullough (MSU Classes of 76′, 81′) was last month announced as a recipient of the Certified Auxiliary Services Professional (CASP) designation from the National Association of College Auxiliary Services. It is the only designation of its kind in the nation, recognizing proficiencies in management & leadership, business relations, marketing and student development ... Read More »

Max Hilaire to Lecture in Toronto for International Graduate Student Conference

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Author, professor and chairperson of the Morgan State University Department of Political Science Max Hilaire (Class of ’79) will be a featured keynote speaker for the eighth annual University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs Graduate Student Conference March 20-21. He will present under the conference’s theme, “Wicked Failures: Lessons Learned and Looking Forward in the Global System,” which will ... Read More »

Morgan Professor nominated for NAACP Image Award

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Morgan professor and author MK Asante, whose latest book Buck continues to win critical acclaim nationally, now has another honor under his cap – nominated for an NAACP Image Award. Asante’s memoir, Buck, is among the nominees for Outstanding Literary Work in the category of Biography/Autobiography. Winners will be announced during the live program airing Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 9:00 p.m. on the TV One cable ... Read More »

Viji Sitther Wins Maryland Innovation Grant for Biofuel Research and Development

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Maryland may soon delve into a new way of sustainable biofuel production, thanks to the research of Morgan State Assistant Biology Professor Dr. Viji Sitther. Last month, Dr. Sitther received a $100,000 Maryland Innovation Initiative grant to begin development of a method to produce biofuel from cyanobacteria in naturally available salt water. Dr. Sitther will lead a team of bioengineers ... Read More »

Morgan Psychology Department Receives National Service Award

The Department of Psychology is the recipient of the American Psychological Association (APA) Departmental Award for Culture of Service in the Psychological Sciences. The award was initiated by the APA Board of Scientific Affairs to recognize graduate and undergraduate departments that demonstrate a commitment to service in the psychological sciences. The APA Board of Scientific Affairs recognizes that the Morgan ... Read More »

MSU School of Global Journalism and Communication Launches Journalism Review

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Morgan State University’s School of Global Journalism and Communication (SGJC) breaks new ground this month with the publication of Morgan Global Journalism Review (MGJR), a quarterly e-magazine that examines media, communication and information technology on the international stage. Available online at MGJR, this electronic magazine provides reporting and analysis on media and communications trends, issues and events from a global ... Read More »

Kadir Aslan Named Among Maryland’s Top Innovators

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Morgan Chemistry Professor Kadir Aslan recently added another accolade to his growing list of recognitions, as he was last week named one of Maryland’s top innovators by the Daily Record Newspaper. Dr. Aslan, who received a $100,000 grant from Maryland’s Innovation Initiative in April, was among 25 individuals, organizations and companies to be named to the 11th annual listing of ... Read More »