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MSU’s LightBox Illuminates ArtScape

Morgan students from the School of Architecture and Planning transformed a used shipping container to a modern workspace that displayed at ArtScape in Downtown Baltimore in July. The project, dubbed LightBox, got its name from the creative use of natural light and airflow in the structure. MSU’s design-build team utilized a 40-foot-high shipping container cube along with reclaimed building materials …

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Morgan Student Lands Astrophysics Internship at Florida Tech

Mikel Tucker Seeks to Make Name in Exclusive Field of Science Research Mikel Tucker has been his own person for as long as he can remember. As a child, when other kids were playing with toys they’d seen on television or following the latest fad, he found an old telescope in his house and discovered a passion for space. When …

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World Renowned Morgan Choir Completes Tour of Italy

A delegation of faculty, administrators and state legislators recently accompanied the Morgan State University Choir on a 10-day tour of Italy, the first in the history of the globally-traveled choral ensemble. The choir visited and performed in select stops in Rome, Florence, Milan and Vatican City. Widely regarded as goodwill amabassadors for Baltimore City and the State of Maryland, the …

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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

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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