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NEW RESEARCH: Recycled Road Material Provides Support Baby Oysters Need

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- Research Could Help Improve Oyster Populations and Benefit Watermen - For Immediate Release: APRIL 21, 2015 Contact:  Clinton R. Coleman, 443-885-3022 Nancy Jackson, 443-885-3666 Research conducted at Morgan State University’s Patuxent Environmental Aquatic and Research Lab (PEARL) shows that recycled concrete from road projects can be used to create habitat for oysters without harming the ecosystem of the Chesapeake Bay. The study, ... Read More »

Morgan Professor Pens Perspective on Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Debate

Morgan State Newsroom

When China rolled out the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank last October, the stiff resistance from the U.S. (as well as Japan) took the world by surprise. This opposition notwithstanding, AIIB, has so far picked up 27 regional members and seven non-regional members, including the U.K., Germany, France and Italy. In addition, there was a virtual avalanche of applications before the ... Read More »

Did They Steal The Music? Morgan Professor Weighs In For NY Times

Morgan State Newsroom

Changing copyright laws to stop infringement is like changing murder laws to stop homicides. The root of both issues is cultural. But sure, why not? Let’s change, update, remix, and mash-up copyright laws to reflect the times.  And while we’re at it, copyright laws aren’t the only laws that need an update: There are still lots of places in the ... Read More »

Morgan Professor Tours One of New York’s Last Wild Waterfronts with Nathan Kensinger

photo by Nathan Kensinger

As the snows of a prolonged winter melt away, signs of life are slowly returning to one of the East River’s last wild spaces. Along the rocky hills of Hunter’s Point—an overgrown promontory at the mouth of the Newtown Creek—a dense forest will soon become verdant, luring in adventurous Long Island City residents. For many years, dog walkers, high school students, ... Read More »

Christine Doherty Awarded Travel Scholarship

Christine Doherty, graduating senior in the Architecture and Environmental Design program, has been awarded the 2014 AIABaltimore Architecture Research and Travel and Scholarship. This summer, Christine will be traveling to Bogota, Columbia to research how architecture and public spaces can be used to combat social injustices. In her words, “successful architecture improves the lives of ordinary people. It can make people safer, life ... Read More »

Morgan Student Named University Innovation Fellow

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Adrien Feudjio, a junior electrical engineering major at Morgan, has been named a University Innovation Fellow. After completing a rigorous 6-week training program and meeting with fellow candidates in Silicon Valley, he is ready to work with fellow Morgan students to increase campus engagement with entrepreneurship, innovation, creativity, design thinking, and venture creation. Last year, another Morgan student, Jaime Arribas Starkey-El, ... Read More »

Morgan Psychology Alumna Performs at the Oscars

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Andrea Jones, Class of 2000, was one of the background singers for the Oscar winning song “Glory” in the movie Selma. Her name appears in the credit for the Oscar win.  Ms. Jones graduated with a degree in Psychology in 2000 and has since earned a master’s degree in Social Work. She currently works in the Social Work field, but continues ... Read More »

Landscape Architecture Program wins Sustainable Challenge

MSU Resiliency

Landscape Architecture students win first place in the 2014 Maryland Sustainable Growth Challenge competition for its “Easton Street Redesign” project. The Sustainable Growth Challenge, an annual collegiate competition hosted by the Maryland Sustainable Growth Commission, engages students from across the state in planning and sustainability issues.   Read More »

FoAM member Luanne Greene inducted as Fellow

Luanne Greene, a member of the Friends of Architecture at Morgan (FoAM), will be inducted as a Fellow in the American Institute of Architects (AIA) at an investiture ceremony at the 2015 National AIA Convention and Design Exposition in Atlanta this spring. Greene’s work as an architect and planner has transformed campus planning through thoughtful emphasis on placemaking, elevating the experience of a ... Read More »