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MSU School of Ed Looks to Enhance STEM Instruction for Teachers

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Morgan State University’s School of Education and Urban Studies (SEUS) has been awarded two grants totaling $260,000 to support teacher development and STEM instruction. The first grant, in the amount of $140,000, was awarded by the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) and will be used to fund new research on ways to improve teacher quality in a high-need school system …

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Morgan SA+P Team Receives ACSA Diversity Achievement Award

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Congratulations to the collaborative faculty and administration team of Gabriel Kroiz, Pavlina Ilieva and Adam Bridge for being awarded the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture’s (ACSA) 2016-17 Architectural Education – Diversity Achievement Award. Representing Morgan’s School of Architecture and Planning’s (SA+P) undergraduate Architecture and Environmental Design program, the three were recognized for their contributions to the school’s Beginning Design Curriculum. …

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Architecture and Environmental Design Faculty Recognized with National Award

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The Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) awarded the 2016-17 Architectural Education – Diversity Achievement Award to Gabriel Kroiz, Pavlina Ilieva and Adam Bridge, a collaborative team of faculty and administrators of the Undergraduate Architecture and Environmental Design Program and Morgan State University’s School of Architecture and Planning, for their work on the Beginning Design Curriculum at Morgan. Created to …

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Morgan State University and Howard University Form New Partnership Funded By W.K. Kellogg Foundation

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$300,000 Grant will be Used to Train High School Students to Report on Health-Related Issues in Baltimore and Washington, DC Morgan State University and Howard University are partnering to help high school students bring the power of multimedia journalism to bear on persistent health disparity issues in underserved communities in Baltimore and Washington, DC. The project is funded by a …

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U.S. Dot Awards $1.4-Million Grant To Morgan State University-Led Transportation Consortium

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Newly Formed Urban Mobility and Equity Center (UMEC) to Fund Urban Transportation-related Research Aimed at Improving Mobility for People and Goods The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has awarded a $1,402,200 grant to a three-university consortium led by Morgan State University, to establish a second University Transportation Center at Morgan. The newly formed Urban Mobility and Equity Center (UMEC) will …

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SA+P Alumni recognized at Founder’s Day Convocation

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At the 2016 Founder’s Day Convocation on November 10, School of Architecture and Planning alumni, Camessia Johnson ’14 and James Potter ’98 were honored with the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award, for their professional work and service to the community. Congratulations to Camessia and Jim! Below are their bios: CAMESSIA D. JOHNSON earned the Bachelor of Science Degree in Architecture and Environmental Design in 2014, …

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Twelve Morgan State Students Named As University Innovation Fellows

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Twelve Morgan students recently completed training to become University Innovation Fellows, participants in a global, interdisciplinary leadership development initiative managed by Stanford University’s Hasso Plattner Institute of Design (d.school). The University Innovation Fellows program seeks to empower student leaders to increase innovation, entrepreneurship, creativity and design thinking on their campuses. The Morgan undergraduates were among 169 students from 49 higher …

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Morgan Science Students Shine at UMBC Research Symposium

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While Homecoming events were getting into full swing on their campus, six students from Morgan State University’s School of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences (SCMNS) were outcompeting their peers for first or second place honors at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County’s (UMBC’s) 19th Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences. A total of 14 Morgan SCMNS undergraduates …

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ASCEND Scholar Wins Award at Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students

ASCEND Scholar Wins Award at Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students

Twenty-eight MSU ASCEND Center for Biomedical Research Scholars attended the 2016 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) held November 9th – 12th, in Tampa, FL. Over 1,300 students participated in poster and oral presentations. ASCEND Scholars Oluwafunmilayo Ayeni (Psychology), Kelly Boham (Biology), Jada Boyd (Physical Education), Markea Carter (Psychology), Shirley Green (Psychology), and Aliyah Tolliver (Psychology) presented research …

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MSU Seniors Take Top Spots In National STEM Competition

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Morgan State University students Nishone Thompson and Sarai Nwagbaraocha were invited to attend and compete in the annual Emory University-Laney Graduate School STEM Research and Career Symposium held in Atlanta, Georgia. Thompson and Nwagbaraocha placed 1st and 3rd, respectively, in the competition’s undergraduate poster session category. An estimated 150 students from all across the U.S. participated in the event. Convened and …

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