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Planning Professor Elected President of University of Maryland Extension—Baltimore City Advisory Board

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Dr. Tonya Nashay Sanders, Assistant Professor of City and Regional Planning at Morgan State University was elected President of University of Maryland Extension—Baltimore City Advisory Board this month. Previously she served as the Vice-President of the Board from May 2015 until September 2015. Dr. Sanders is enthusiastic about taking the helm of the board, “The Board and I are very ...

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Morgan Professor Wins Innovator of the Year Award


  Dr. Lee recognized for a second time this year for his CycloBurn Combustion System ™ Morgan State University professor and lab director Dr. Seong Lee has been named a 2015 Innovator of the Year by The Daily Record. Dr. Lee was recognized for his Cycloburn Combustion System ™. The innovative system produces energy from waste biomass, in particular poultry ...

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Professor Pavlina Ilieva joins UDARP


Pavlina Ilieva, Program Director of the Undergraduate Architecture and Environmental Design Program at Morgan State University School of Architecture and Planning joined the Urban Design and Architecture Review Panel (UDARP) in June 2015. UDARP provides Baltimore City Planning Commission and the Department of Planning with design review expertise in the areas of urban design, architecture, and landscape design for all ...

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Morgan State President Names New Chief Of Staff

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Morgan State University (MSU) President David Wilson today announced the appointment of Don-Terry Veal as his administration’s chief of staff. “Don-Terry brings a wealth of higher education experience and a host of successes in this arena,” said Morgan State University President David Wilson. “He has a background that will make him an asset to my administration and to this university. ...

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Morgan Professor’s New Book Examines the UN’s Role in ‘Waging Peace’

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Max Hilaire, Ph.D. is professor and chair of Morgan’s Political Science Department. A summa cum laude graduate of MSU with a B.A. in political science, Class of 1979, he also earned an M.A., M.Phil. and Ph.D. at Columbia University. Dr. Hilaire’s expertise is in public international law; international human rights and international humanitarian law; United Nations law and U.S. foreign ...

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Morgan Professor Produces Energy from Waste and Receives $100,000 Maryland Innovation Award

Dr. Seong W. Lee

CycloBurn Combustion System™ Provides Relief to Poultry Farmers and Protects Environment Morgan State University professor and lab director for the School of Engineering’s Industrial and Systems Engineering department, Dr. Seong W. Lee, and his research team are the recipients of a $100,000 Phase 1 award from the Maryland Innovation Initiative (MII) to transition his CycloBurn Combustion System™ from prototype to commercialization. The innovative new system ...

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Former Morgan Professor Dr. Charles Drew Inducted into National Inventors Hall of Fame

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In recognition of his contribution to the field of medicine and his advancement of medical equipment, former Morgan State professor Charles Drew, M.D. was posthumously inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame during its 43rd Annual Ceremony, held this May in Washington, D.C. ( The National Inventors Hall of Fame recognizes monumental individuals whose innovations are crucial to our ...

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Morgan Professor Appears on PBS Newshour Weekend

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HARI SREENIVASAN, PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND ANCHOR: Of course, all week long, we’ve seen many young people from Sandtown-Winchester, other inner city Baltimore communities, along with many other concerned citizens, protesting the death of Freddie Gray at the hands of police. For a look at relations with the police, we are joined now by Natasha Pratt-Harris, a PhD, and associate professor of ...

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