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AIG Chief Executive Officer Lectures Business Students

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AIG Chairman and CEO Robert Benmosche lectured to more than 300 students, faculty and staff members yesterday in the Carl J. Murphy Fine Arts Center. His discussion centered around AIG’s role in the financial crisis of 2008, its efforts to repay American taxpayers following the financial stimulus, and personal lessons on success and financial independence. His visit was part of ... Read More »

Jaime Arribas Starkey-El Named National Innovation Fellow

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Senior engineering and physics major Jaime Arribas Starkey-El was recently named among 110 students nationwide as a University Innovation Fellow (UIF) in the National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation (Epicenter). Starkey-El traveled to Silicon Valley in March for the annual UIF meeting to network with peer fellows, faculty and industry leaders to learn and best practices in student innovation ... Read More »

CBEIS Ranked Among Nation’s Most Impressive Buildings

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PHILADELPHIA, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — A new web article by Best Masters Degrees puts 50 of the world’s most sustainable university buildings in the spotlight. “The 50 Most Impressive Environmentally Friendly University Buildings” in the article were hand-picked for their eco-friendly features including engineering, architecture, design and qualities of sustainability. Environmentally sound university buildings typically consume far less energy and afford ... Read More »

School of Architecture and Planning Hosts International Conference in Baltimore

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For the first time since its inception in 1979, the Department of Landscape Architecture in the School of Architecture and Planning is hosting the 2014 Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture annual conference, which will take place in the Inner Harbor from March 26th to 29th. Close to 500 faculty, students, and practitioners from around the world will gather to present ... Read More »

SA+P Alumnae Appointed to State Board of Architects

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Master of Architecture Alumnae, Cynthia Shonaiya ’98, was recently appointed to the Maryland State Board of Architects. As a board member, Ms. Shonaiya qualifies and licenses individuals seeking licensure and issues permits to business entities through which architecture is practiced, regulates the practice of architecture, investigates complaints against licensees, as well as complaints related to unlicensed practice, and may issue ... Read More »

Graduate Students Headed to Atlanta for National Business Plan Competition

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A team of Morgan State University graduates students will compete in a national business plan competition next month, thanks to their victory in a campus-wide qualifier held last month in the Earl G. Graves School of Business and Management. Rogelio (Roger) C. Agbanlog, Calvin L. Smith, Jr., Marvin Desmond Carr, Abdul Alim Khan, and Kenneth Edward Davis Jr., ‘proprietors’ of Hyrotech ... Read More »

School of Business Wins for a 7th Consecutive Year

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On Thursday, February 27, 2014, Kamille Jones and Troy Byam competed at the 10th Annual Urban Financial Services Coalition (UFSC) Oratorical Scholarship Competition. Each year the Central Maryland chapter sponsors a scholarship competition for students in the State of Maryland. Jones and Byam placed 1st and 2nd in the state (with only 8 points between them), making Morgan’s School of ... Read More »

Professor Scharmen Semifinalist for Sondheim Prize

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Frederick Scharmen, Assistant Professor in Architecture, is a semifinalist for this year’s Sondheim Prize. The Sondheim Prize awards a $25,000 fellowship to a visual artist or visual artist collaborators living and working in the Baltimore region. As a semifinalist, Professor Scharmen’s work will be shown in the Decker, Meyerhoff and Pinkard galleries of MICA during the Artscape weekend (July 18-20, 2014). ... Read More »

Planning Students Investigating Controversial Harbor Point Development Project

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On Wednesday, February 5th, Professor Tonya Sanders, PhD and students enrolled in her City and Regional Planning course, Neighborhood and Community Development, visited Stelios Spiliadis, owner of Black Olive Restaurant and Black Olive Inn, at the Olive Room of the Black Olive Inn to discuss the controversial Harbor Point project that is going in just across the street from Mr. Spiliadis’ ... Read More »