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Earl S. Richardson Library Launches Electronic Reserves System

The Earl S. Richardson Library today launched its campus-wide Docutek eRes system for faculty and students. Offering a database for electronic reserves compiled from more than 400 libraries worldwide, the system simplifies student access to information and integrates technology into the learning process. Docutek eRes libraries web-enables course reserves and offer patrons round-the-clock access to reserve material online. The Richardson Library’s …

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MSU Professor Named to Governor’s Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Council

Governor O’Malley recently named Morgan State Professor Z. Andrew Farkas to a newly formed state Electrical Vehicle Infrastructure Council. Dr. Farkas joins automobile manufacturers and dealers, electrical vehicle (EV) charging manufacturers and environmental and energy experts to plan and coordinate the successful integration of electric vehicles into Maryland’s communities and transportation system. The Council will develop recommendations on the supply, …

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MSU’s Dr. Kelton Clark Named to State Environmental Task Force

Morgan State University Estuarine Research Center Director Kelton Clark was recently named to a governor-appointed environmental task force of business leaders and environmental scientists charged with studying sustainable growth and wastewater management. The task force is charged with reporting on the use of sewage disposal systems in Maryland’s expanding residential development, and its impact on area ecosystems and waterways. Dr. Clark is a marine and estuarine ecologist with interest in experimental …

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Obama Selects Morgan Alumna for Judgeship

Noted Attorney at City, State Level President Barack Obama has nominated Morgan graduate Gloria Wilson Shelton, ’76, for judge of the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. The court’s mission, as stated on its website, is to “provide veterans an impartial judicial forum for review of administrative decisions by the Board of Veterans’ Appeals that are adverse to …

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Morgan Salutes Faculty Finalist in Baltimore Screenwriting Competition

Screenwriting, Animation Lecturer Finishes Third with Original Screenplay Morgan State University Screenwriting and Animation Lecturer Darryl Wharton-Rigby placed third in the Baltimore Screenwriter’s Competition this past weekend for his screenplay, Water Works. The script is about a water maintenance worker who struggles to maintain a relationship with a female mayoral candidate. The awards ceremony was held at this year’s Maryland Film Festival. …

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Morgan Professor Named Emerging Scholar in Multicultural Research, Practice

Dr. Tiffany Fountaine, assistant director of the Center for Academic Success and Achievement, was recently awarded the American Educational Research Association’s Dr. Carlos. J. Vallejo Memorial Award for Emerging Scholarship. The award is given annually to an exemplary scholar/practitioner who produces scholarship advancing multicultural and multiethnic education within all educational, cultural, societal and social settings, contexts, levels and locations. “It …

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Newson-Horst Named New Liberal Arts Dean

Morgan State University is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Adele S. Newson-Horst as the next Dean of the College of Liberal Arts. Dr. Newson-Horst currently is a Professor of English at Missouri State University. She has had an illustrious career holding positions in academic administration at Missouri State, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, University of Michigan-Flint, and Florida International University. …

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MSU’s Professor Asante has his Story told on CNN

Morgan State University’s M.K. Asante Jr. is an accomplished author, filmmaker and educator. Born in Zimbabwe to American parents and raised in the United States, Asante is a professor of creative writing and film at Morgan. At age 29, he is a noted authority on hip-hop culture with several books and documentaries to his credit, including Beautiful and Ugly Too; …

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