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Dr. Zuniga Awarded Outstanding Research Award

Congratulations Dr. Miguel Zuniga, marketing faculty in Morgan State University’s Earl G. Graves School of Business and Management. Dr. Zuniga was recently presented the Outstanding Research Award by The Institute for Business and Finance Research for his manuscript titled “A Bilingual’s Perspective on Polysemous and Single Meaning Slogans.”  The award is granted to the manuscript demonstrating excellence, rigor, quality, and high impact research. A double-blind …

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Morgan SA+P Professor Recognized As 2016 Emerging Scholar

Mohammad Gharipour

Congratulations to Mohammad Gharipour, Ph.D., an associate professor in Morgan’s School of Architecture and Planning (SA+P), on his recent recognition as a 2016 Emerging Scholar by Diverse Issues in Higher Education magazine. Dr. Gharipour is one of only 12 scholars nationally who were selected for this honor. The magazine noted his service-minded scholarship and the dynamic impact he is having on the future of higher education …

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Morgan Sophomores Take Top Spots in Poetry Competition

Morgan Sophomores Take Top Spots in Poetry Competition

Morgan sophomore and English major Hannah Sawyerr of North Brunswick, N.J., was recently crowned the winner of the Baltimore Youth Poet Laureate competition, earning the top prize with her poem titled, “Church Dresses.” As winner and newly named Youth Poet Laureate, Sawyerr received a cash prize of $500 and a national book deal, and will be featured in a local …

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Iota Phi Theta Established Endowed Scholarship Fund at Morgan

Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc. has made a $30,000 gift to Morgan State University as part of a 50th Anniversary Endowed Scholarship Fund. Founded at Morgan State University in 1963, the fraternity celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2013. As part of the celebration, members pledged $100,000 to establish the endowment through the National Iota Foundation. This installment, which came during …

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Morgan AVP Honored at BEYA in Philadelphia

Morgan State Newsroom

Congratulations to Ms. Kim McCalla, Morgan’s associate vice president for facilities, planning and construction management. Kim received the prestigious President’s Award at the recent 30th Annual Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA) held in Philadelphia. A graduate of Carnegie Mellon University with a degree in civil engineering, she oversees, among other things, numerous building construction projects at Morgan State …

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Governor’s Office Selects Morgan SWAN Students for Anti-Addiction PSA

The work of students in Morgan State University’s Screenwriting and Animation (SWAN) program is now being broadcast on several Baltimore television stations. The SWAN program’s new public service announcement (PSA) is one of two that have been selected to promote a new anti-addiction campaign by Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s Heroin and Opioid Emergency Task Force. The PSA is currently being …

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Morgan State University Receives First-Ever Full Patent for New Technology

Kadir Aslan

Professor’s ‘Metal-Assisted and Microwave-Accelerated Evaporative Crystallization’ Device Will Advance Precision Medical Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease Subsequent to the groundbreaking research of Kadir Aslan, Ph.D., in the area of technology-assisted treatment of Alzheimer’s disease, Morgan State University was awarded its first-ever U.S. patent, on Jan. 26, 2016. The patent (U.S. Patent No: 9,243,017) was received for Dr. Aslan’s invention of an …

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Morgan State Receives $5-Million Scholarship Donation

MSU Alumnus and Wife Expand Their Endowed Fund for Students from Baltimore City LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Today retired UPS senior executive Calvin E. Tyler Jr. and his wife, Tina, nationally known philanthropists, announced a $5-million gift to Morgan State University for an endowed scholarship fund established in their name at MSU. The fund provides need-based scholarships that cover full …

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Take Another Bow MSU Choir

photo credit: Barbara Haddock Taylor / Baltimore Sun

Under the leadership of director Eric Conway, the Morgan State University Choir has reached many milestones, from performing at Carnegie Hall to singing “Happy Birthday” to Nelson Mandela in South Africa. But the highlight of Conway’s career came last April, when Michelle Obama invited the choir to perform at the White House. In a night celebrating gospel, the choir shared …

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