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Morgan Professor Wins Innovator of the Year Award

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  Dr. Lee recognized for a second time this year for his CycloBurn Combustion System ™ Morgan State University professor and lab director Dr. Seong Lee has been named a 2015 Innovator of the Year by The Daily Record. Dr. Lee was recognized for his Cycloburn Combustion System ™. The innovative system produces energy from waste biomass, in particular poultry ...

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Professor Pavlina Ilieva joins UDARP

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Pavlina Ilieva, Program Director of the Undergraduate Architecture and Environmental Design Program at Morgan State University School of Architecture and Planning joined the Urban Design and Architecture Review Panel (UDARP) in June 2015. UDARP provides Baltimore City Planning Commission and the Department of Planning with design review expertise in the areas of urban design, architecture, and landscape design for all ...

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Philosophy Professor Releases Book

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Professor Seth Vannatta releases book, “Conservatism and Pragmatism”. Summary: Conservatism and Pragmatism builds on the insights of classical British conservative thought and classical American pragmatist philosophy in order to illustrate the methodological norms which inform inquiry into ethics, politics, law, and history. The conservative is skeptical of the ahistorical rationalism that permeates social contract and deliberative democratic theory in politics, ...

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Morgan Professor’s New Book Examines the UN’s Role in ‘Waging Peace’

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Max Hilaire, Ph.D. is professor and chair of Morgan’s Political Science Department. A summa cum laude graduate of MSU with a B.A. in political science, Class of 1979, he also earned an M.A., M.Phil. and Ph.D. at Columbia University. Dr. Hilaire’s expertise is in public international law; international human rights and international humanitarian law; United Nations law and U.S. foreign ...

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STEM Concepts Drive NTC’s Summer Programs

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The engineering ruler fascinated the teachers in the Teacher Transportation Institute, who learned just what that three-sided instrument was for as they created a traffic roundabout to scale. High school students in the Summer Transportation Institute were similarly amazed by the concepts that go into creating a roundabout. Both groups were part of innovative summer programs hosted by the National ...

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Around The World and Back: Ashley Coar

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Ashley Coar is not your typical college student. She’s traveled the world and speaks five languages (Japanese, Spanish, Korean, French and English). And despite being born to African American parents from the United States, Korean is actually her native tongue. She didn’t learn to speak English until age seven. Along with her ability to speak multiple languages fluently, she also ...

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Morgan Alum Elected Vice Chairman of Corning Corporation

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CORNING, N.Y. – Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) announced today that Lawrence D. McRae has been elected vice chairman and corporate development officer effective immediately; R. Tony Tripeny has been elected senior vice president and chief financial officer effective Sept. 1, 2015; and Dr. Jeffrey W. Evenson has been elected senior vice president and chief strategy officer effective immediately. All three are members of the company’s ...

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Architecture & Planning Students Create “Aqualounge” for 34th Annual Artscape

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Exhibit Will Serve as a Main Anchor Point for Water-related Education and Entertainment Throughout the Weekend of Festivities At this year’s 34th Annual Artscape celebration, which takes place from July 17-19 along Charles Street between Preston and Mount Royal avenues in Baltimore’s art district, there will be a new center piece exhibit to highlight the festival’s 2015 theme of “Water.” ...

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