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Architecture Professor recognized by Diverse Magazine


Diverse: Issues In Higher Education has selected Associate Professor of Architecture, Dr. Mohammad Gharipour,” as one of the twelve minority scholars who are making their mark in academia.”  Diverse’s selection of Emerging Scholars is based on a number of factors, the most important being uniqueness of scholarship, commitment to teaching, community service, scholarly awards, honors, and academic accomplishments. Mohammad Gharipour …

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Morgan State University Cuts Ribbon On New Business Center

Business School Opening

Alumnus Willie E. Lanier, Sr. marks occasion with launch of Lectureship in Business Ethics The long-awaited, $72-million Morgan Business Center, home of the Earl G. Graves School of Business and Management, officially opened today. President David Wilson, along with members of the Morgan State University Board of Regents, local and state leaders, students and the business community cut the ribbon …

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INSS Dept hosts ASUG Baltimore Maryland Chapter

ASUG Baltimore Maryland Chapter

The Department of Information Science and Systems (INSS), Graves School of Business and Management (SBM) hosted the America’s SAP User Group (ASUG), Baltimore Chapter meeting in the new School of Business Building on Oct. 29, 2015. Over 40 industry professionals from all over USA, INSS students and the INSS faculty members attended the event. Dean Fikru Boghossian and Associate Dean …

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MSU’s Yacob Astatke Wins Coveted BEYA Award

Dr. Yacob Astatke

Yacob Astatke, D.Eng., interim associate dean for Undergraduate Studies at Morgan State University’s School of Engineering, has been selected for the 2016 College-Level Promotion of Education Award by Career Communications Group. The award will be presented at the Black Engineer of the Year Award’s (BEYA) Global Competitiveness Conference in Philadelphia. Dr. Astatke was selected for this national recognition because of …

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Five Morgan Students Designated As University Innovation Fellows

University Innovation Fellows

After completing a rigorous six-week training, five Morgan State University students were named as University Innovation Fellows by the National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation (Epicenter). The five students, Morgan’s “Leadership Circle,” are among 150 select students from 52 institutions of higher education nationwide. Morgan was one of only two Maryland universities to have students named as Fellows for …

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Morgan Hosts Imagining America Conference

Panel Discussion at Imagining America Conference

An interdisciplinary team of Morgan faculty and students including Theater, Music, Art, Behavioral Health, and Architecture hosted two events for the Imagining America Conference on October 2nd at Murphy Fine Arts Center. An afternoon session entitled The Fourth Wall: Using the Arts to Engage Urban Communities involved the following faculty; Shirley Basfield Dunlap, College of Liberal Arts, Theater Arts E. Blaise DePaolo, …

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Next City shares ideas on future of streets by Professor Sharma


Thinking about green networks and streets, advancing the thinking beyond the streetscape of Easton town, which was recognized through the first place award at Maryland Sustainable Growth Challenge early this year, Dr. Archana Sharma’s, Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture, ideas on futuristic transportation for Baltimore have been captured in Next City blog. To read the full Next City article, click here. …

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BSAED Program takes Annual Trip to Fallingwater


On Thursday, October 22nd, over 50 Architecture and Environmental Design (BSAED) students and faculty made the annual pilgrimage to Frank Lloyd Wright’s 1936 masterpiece, Fallingwater. For the first time in years, the weather was clear and warm – optimum conditions for sketching and photography. In addition to touring the building, students documents Wright’s articulation of architectural promenade through spatial compression …

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MSU’s Jacqueline Holland Joins AAFCS Board

Morgan State Newsroom

Jacqueline M. Holland, EdD, CFCS, is the newly elected board member of the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS). Dr. Holland, an assistant professor in Morgan State University’s Department of Family and Consumer Sciences in the School of Education and Urban Studies, was installed into office at the recent national conference in Jacksonville, Florida. As a board member of AAFCS, …

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MSU’s Omar Muhammad Joins TEDCO Board of Directors

Morgan State Newsroom

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has appointed Morgan State University’s Omar S. Muhammad to serve on the Board of Directors of TEDCO, an independent organization created by the Maryland legislature in 1998 to assist in the creation and growth of technology-based business in the state. Muhammad is director of the Entrepreneurial Development and Assistance Center (EDAC) of Morgan’s Earl G. Graves School …

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