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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 Welcomes NASA Researchers

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Researchers from NASA’s Goddard Earth Sciences Technology and Research Studies and Investigations (GESTAR) unit visited Morgan last week for an introductory tour and campus reception. The scientists’ visit was the prelude to research of strategic Earth and space science objectives within MSU’s $28.5-million share of a $95.8-million, five-year grant from the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. “You are joining us …

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MSU Students Travel to Purdue for Summer Research Internship

Interdisciplinary Group to Study Data Visualization Through Homeland Security Grant Fifteen Morgan State students have been selected to go to Purdue University this June to study data visualization under a grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The interdisciplinary group will be trained and conduct research during an internship at Purdue’s VACCINE center from June 12-24. VACCINE stands for Visual …

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Congratulations Class of 2011!

Morgan Celebrates More than 1,200 Degree Recipients More than 1200 students today realized the dream of academic achievement as Morgan State University celebrated its 135th commencement exercise in the W.A.C. Hughes Memorial Stadium on the University’s main campus. Individual degrees at the baccalaureate, masters and doctoral levels were conferred to all graduates during the program. This year’s commencement speaker was Dr. Ruth Simmons, president of Brown …

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Morgan Salutes Faculty Finalist in Baltimore Screenwriting Competition

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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

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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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