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Gloria Gibson Appointed Provost and Senior VP at Morgan State

Gloria GIbson

Morgan State University President David Wilson today announced the appointment of Gloria J. Gibson, Ph.D. as provost and senior vice president for Academic Affairs. “I commend the selection committee for its diligent and exhaustive work to find just the right candidate to fill this vital position, and they did a fine job. Dr. Gibson impressed us as an extraordinary leader,” ... Read More »

SAP Professor Featured in NYC Online Publication

The Hungry March Band practicing on the Williamsburg Waterfront, 2001 | Photo by Daniel Campo

New York City is blessed with magnificent open spaces that accommodate many different types of traditional recreation: you can fly a kite, play ball, picnic, stroll. But the best way to determine what kinds of uses should go where, to design and plan our landscapes of play, might not always be from the top down. After all, the wide-ranging interests ... Read More »

Professor Selected for Project on First Generation College Student Success


Strategic Communication Professor Selected for Project on First Generation College Student Success The Interactivity Foundation ( is proud to announce that Morgan State’s Dr. Laura Dorsey-Elson will be joining us as a panelist in our First Generation Students: Possibilities for Success project.  Given how extensively Morgan State works to enroll, mentor, and graduate first generation students through university studies, we are very excited to ... Read More »

Morgan Professor Selected Among Cohort of Ambassadors for Childhood

Morgan State Newsroom

The Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI) and the Alliance for Childhood are pleased to announce the formation of the second cohort of Ambassadors for Childhood. The Ambassadors for Childhood program, an initiative within the Decade for Childhood, enlists leading children’s experts and advocates in encouraging all organizations to consider children in their decision-making. Ambassadors secure commitments from individuals, organizations, ... Read More »

Morgan VP for Research Selected as 2014 American Chemical Society Fellow

Morgan State Newsroom

CONTACT Mr. Clinton R. Coleman, Director, Public Relations & Communications Morgan State University 443-885-3256; Katherine Hoffman, Manager, ACS Fellows Program American Chemical Society 410-286-5749; 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

Frederick Scharmen

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 »