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Morgan VP for Research Selected as 2014 American Chemical Society Fellow

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CONTACT Mr. Clinton R. Coleman, Director, Public Relations & Communications Morgan State University 443-885-3256; clinton.coleman@morgan.edu Katherine Hoffman, Manager, ACS Fellows Program American Chemical Society 410-286-5749; K_Hoffman@acs.org BALTIMORE, MD. — Morgan State University Vice-President for Research and Economic Development, Dr. Victor R. McCrary, Jr., was selected to the 2014 class of Fellows of the American Chemical Society (ACS).  Ninety-nine individuals were ... Read More »

Mohammad Gharipour Wins NEH Faculty Award, Featured in New York Times

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Architecture faculty member Mohammad Gharipour was recently presented with the National Endowment for Humanities Faculty Award for his research on Synagogues of Isfahan, Iran. His research is a continuation of his project on non-Muslim sacred sites in the Middle East, which will be published as a comprehensive volume in 2014. Dr.Gharipour’s research was recently featured in New York Times’ article, “Centuries ... Read More »

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 »