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Artscape 2016 Exhibits Are Out Of This World

Billed as the largest free arts festival, Artscape is expected to draw hundreds of thousands of people to Baltimore over the next three days. This year’s theme is “Space: Explore what’s out there.” One exhibit at the festival has taken over a city block. It’s a down-to-Earth installation that’s out of this world. The “Space Place” is a solar system created by …

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Morgan’s SA+P Students Create “Space Place” Exhibit for Artscape 2016

Morgan State University has once again been invited to participate in Baltimore City’s Artscape – America’s largest free arts festival. For Artscape 2016, Morgan’s School of Architecture and Planning (SA+P) installed a design-build anchor project tying into the festival’s 2016 theme of “Space: Explore What’s Out There.” SA+P instructor Brian Stansbury and his student collaborators created the Space Place exhibit as …

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MSU Band Director Melvin Miles Receives Skip Scarborough Foundation Award

Congratulations to Director of Morgan State University Bands, Melvin Miles on his recent receipt of the Skip Scarborough Foundation’s Alexi Lifetime Achievement Award for Music Education. Miles, who was recognized for his many years of service in the field of music and the impact he has had on others, was presented with the honor during the foundation’s inaugural annual “A Musical …

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Morgan, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Partner in Education

At Morgan State University’s annual open house for the Patuxent Aquatic and Environmental Research Laboratory (PEARL), this past June 17, MSU President David Wilson joined Lt. Col. Michael S. Ruppert, deputy district commander for the Baltimore District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in signing a new Education Partnership Agreement (EPA). The agreement, which was formed to spotlight the importance of science, …

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Indranil Goswami, Ph.D. Receives NSPE Engineering Education Excellence Award

This past June, at the National Society for Professional Engineers (NSPE) Annual Conference, in Dallas, Texas, Dr. Indranil Goswami, a lecturer and graduate coordinator in Morgan’s Department of Civil Engineering, was presented with the 2016 NSPE Engineering Education Excellence Award. The national award recognizes university faculty who have demonstrated the ability to connect engineering education with professional practice in addition …

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SGJC presents Kirsten Savali with Medal For Journalistic Excellence

Morgan State University’s School of Global Journalism & Communication presented Kirsten West Savali with the Vernon Jarrett Medal For Journalistic Excellence on June 28 at the National Press Club in Northwest Washington, D.C. The award is given for exemplary reporting on Black life in America. Savali is a cultural critic and an associate editor at The Root, a news site …

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MSU Safety Administrator Earns FEMA Certification

Morgan State University’s Executive Director of Campus & Public Safety, Adrian Wiggins, recently successfully completed the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) National Emergency Management Academy held at the Emergency Management Institute in Emmitsburg, MD. With completion of the academy curriculum, Wiggins brings to the Morgan campus a strategic level of training and education that bolsters the University’s emergency management programs. …

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Morgan Community Mile CARE Grant Funder Visits University

On June 16, Morgan State University President David Wilson met with Dale Sutherland, president and founder of Code 3; Darryl DeSousa, deputy commissioner, Baltimore City Police Department (BCPD); Maj. Rich Worley, BCPD – Northeastern District; Michael Hilliard, community services director for HARBEL Community Organization, Inc.; and other partners participating in the Morgan Community Mile’s Community Action Response Effort (CARE) grant …

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MSU’s Dr. Maurice Taylor Honored By Alma Mater With Alumni Achievement Award

Congratulations to Morgan State University’s Dr. Maurice Taylor, vice president of Academic Outreach and Engagement, on receiving the 2016 Alumni Achievement Award from his alma mater, Juniata College. Dr. Taylor, a member of Juniata’s class of 1972, was among five alumni honored during the college’s Alumni Weekend for their overall professional accomplishments and contributions.

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