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Morgan Dean Pays Tribute to Black Journalist

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George Curry would have gotten a good laugh out of this. Shortly after the 69-year-old crusading journalist died Saturday of a heart attack, a low-intensity debate erupted on Facebook about how to use the word “black” when referring to Curry, who is probably best known for his work as editor-in-chief of Emerge, a black news magazine that shut down in …

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Morgan Student Is 2016 HBCU All-Star

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Congratulations to Morgan State University’s Paris Adkins-Jackson, a doctoral student in the Psychometrics Program in psychology. The White House Initiative on HBCUs has selected her as a 2016 HBCU All-Star student. The program, now in its third year, recognizes undergraduate, graduate and professional students for excellence in academics, leadership and civic engagement. This year, 73 students from 63 HBCUs were …

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Morgan Professor Recognized For Excellence In Education

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The Maryland-District of Columbia Campus Compact (MDCCC), a non-profit higher education membership association, has selected Morgan’s Dr. Lorece Edwards, as the public institution winner of the Alan G. Penczek Service-Learning Faculty Award. The award is presented to a university faculty member that has been recognized for his/her excellence in integrating service-learning into the curriculum as well as for their impact on …

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SA+P Offers New Post Baccalaureate Certificate

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Starting Fall 2016, the School of Architecture and Planning (SA+P), under the Graduate Program in Landscape Architecture, will start offering a new Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Sustainable Urban Communities. The certificate is offered for students who desire to enhance their knowledge of the crucial issues associated with urban sustainability in a multi-disciplinary and comprehensive fashion. The Program provides for the continuing education of those professionals …

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MSU Fulbright Students Study Abroad in Africa

Fulbright Students Study Abroad in Africa

Recently, Morgan’s Department of World Languages and International Studies sponsored the Fulbright-Hays Group Project Abroad, giving a group of students a unique opportunity for study internationally in the African countries of Senegal and The Gambia. The five-week intensive study and research program, which was made possible in part through resources received from the U.S. Department of Education, allowed participants to study …

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Morgan Woos Top Scientist As New Science Dean

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Morgan State University President David Wilson announced today the appointment of Hongtao Yu as dean of the School of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences (SCMNS). He comes to Morgan from Jackson State University in Jackson, Mississippi. “I am pleased to welcome Dr. Yu to the administrative team at Morgan,” said President Wilson. “This is a critical time for minorities in …

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Morgan Taps Cornell University Professor as Next Dean of Engineering

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Morgan State University President David Wilson today announced the appointment of Michael G. Spencer as dean of the Clarence M. Mitchell Jr. School of Engineering, only the second dean in the school’s history. Dr. Spencer is a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Cornell University. “I am pleased to welcome Dr. Spencer to our family,” said President Wilson. …

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Artscape 2016 Exhibits Are Out Of This World

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Billed as the largest free arts festival, Artscape is expected to draw hundreds of thousands of people to Baltimore over the next three days. This year’s theme is “Space: Explore what’s out there.” One exhibit at the festival has taken over a city block. It’s a down-to-Earth installation that’s out of this world. The “Space Place” is a solar system created by …

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Morgan’s SA+P Students Create “Space Place” Exhibit for Artscape 2016

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Morgan State University has once again been invited to participate in Baltimore City’s Artscape – America’s largest free arts festival. For Artscape 2016, Morgan’s School of Architecture and Planning (SA+P) installed a design-build anchor project tying into the festival’s 2016 theme of “Space: Explore What’s Out There.” SA+P instructor Brian Stansbury and his student collaborators created the Space Place exhibit as …

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Indranil Goswami, Ph.D. Receives NSPE Engineering Education Excellence Award

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This past June, at the National Society for Professional Engineers (NSPE) Annual Conference, in Dallas, Texas, Dr. Indranil Goswami, a lecturer and graduate coordinator in Morgan’s Department of Civil Engineering, was presented with the 2016 NSPE Engineering Education Excellence Award. The national award recognizes university faculty who have demonstrated the ability to connect engineering education with professional practice in addition …

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