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SA+P Students Preserving Baltimore’s Architectural History

This year, School of Architecture and Planning (SA+P) students have been integral in the renovation of the Carroll Mansion on East Lombard Street in Baltimore, Maryland. Graduate students, Jeanie Libutti (M.Arch. ’18) and Adia Key (M.Arch. ’19), were charged with redesigning the dining room with all new furniture, floor and wall treatments, and lighting fixtures. The result is a balance of …

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U.S. Navy Awards Morgan $450,000 for Battery Energy Research

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Morgan State University has received a three-year $450,000 award from the U.S. Navy to conduct a research study on the energy capacity of lithium-ion batteries. Dr. Kadir Aslan, an assistant dean for Research and Graduate Studies and professor at Morgan, will serve as principal investigator for the research and will manage a team of undergraduate and graduate students providing assistance …

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Savoy Magazine Names Morgan Grad as One of 2016’s “Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America”

Trisch L. Smith

African-American lifestyle publication Savoy Magazine has named Morgan alumna Trisch L. Smith as one of its 2016 “Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America.” Smith, who graduated from Morgan in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science in Telecommunications, currently serves as executive vice president and managing director of diversity and inclusion at Edelman, a leading communications and marketing firm. Each …

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Morgan Associate Professor Named to Maryland’s Top 100 Women

Lorece Edwards

The Daily Record has named Morgan’s Dr. Lorece V. Edwards one of Maryland’s Top 100 Women of 2016. Edwards is associate professor of the School of Community Health and Policy and the Director of the Center of Sexual Health Advancement and Prevention Education (SHAPE). Edwards was chosen from among 350 nominees. She will be honored during an event later this …

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Morgan Professor secures technical assistance from U.S. National Park Service

Landscape Architecture Assistant Professor Archana Sharma, Ph.D. secured technical assistance from U.S. National Park Service through Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance program for the year 2015-2016. She is joined by Engineering Assistant Professor James Hunter and the Morgan Community Mile Initiative Director Ellis Brown in this effort. Dr. Sharma is working with National Park Service Project Manager Wink Hastings on conservation and …

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Morgan State Student Chosen as One of the ‘New Faces of Civil Engineering’

Gary Wallace

Congratulations to Morgan junior Gary Wallace, who recently was selected from an array of worthy nominees as one of this year’s New Faces of Civil Engineering (Collegiate Edition) by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Wallace, a student in the University’s civil engineering program, was among 10 collegiate honorees from across the country selected by ASCE. The collegiate honorees were …

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Morgan Students Selected To Represent The University As Innovation Fellows

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Congratulations to Morgan sophomore Maliik Nelson (Business Administration) and juniors Destiny Bond (Electrical Engineering), Chanell Mosley (Accounting), Mikhal Wyatt (Management), and Monique Ndagha (Services and Supply Chain Management), for being named as University Innovation Fellows by the National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded Epicenter. This national program trains student leaders to create new opportunities for their peers to engage with innovation, entrepreneurship, design thinking …

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School of Architecture Collaborates in “Diamonds Light Baltimore”

Diamonds Light Baltimore

Gabriel Kroiz, associate professor and chair of Undergraduate Design in Morgan State University’s School of Architecture and Planning, teamed with artist Mina Cheon to create 15 outdoor light sculptures that will be on display as a part of “Light City Baltimore.” The Kroiz Cheon collaborative named their project “Diamonds Light Baltimore.” It will illuminate landscapes along sections of the inner harbor’s …

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Morgan Students Place Second in Business Competition

Weinman Cup Competition

Congratulations to the Morgan State University student team of Shante Swan and Olamide Okelowo, which was runner-up in the 2nd Annual Weinman Cup Regional Supply Chain Competition this past February. Swan, a junior majoring in information science and systems, and Okelowo, a sophomore accounting major, competed against student teams from other universities in the region on a multidisciplinary case that …

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Top Teams Announced in Future of Transportation Student Competition

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​ALEXANDRIA, VA – Duke University, Morgan State University and the University of California, Berkeley, have been chosen as finalists to compete in the Fuels Institute’s 2016 Future of Transportation Case Competition, taking place April 27–29 in San Francisco at the Institute’s annual meeting. In its second year, the Fuels Institute’s Case Competition, sponsored by Gilbarco Veeder Root North America, provides …

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