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Around The World and Back: Ashley Coar

Ashley Coar

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

Lawrence D. McRae

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

SAP Artscape 2015

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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Verizon Invests in STEM Education for Black Males

Verizon STEM Education Initiative

Executives from Morgan State University and the Verizon Wireless Foundation announced a new partnership Tuesday in Baltimore aimed at exposing minority males to STEM via HBCU campuses. The Minority Male Makers Program—which will be housed on the campuses of Morgan State University, North Carolina A&T State University, Jackson State University and Kentucky State University—pulls rising Black and brown seventh- and ...

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Morgan Students Look From The Inside, Out To Show The Value Of Black Lives

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Black lives matter. And one Morgan professor took up the challenge to show the world just how much. More than a year ago, Chris Metzger, a professor in Morgan State University’s Visual Arts Department, asked his students to join him in a public art project to raise social awareness. The project would be in direct response to a call to ...

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Morgan Receives $500,000 Mellon Foundation Grant

Melon Award

– Award will be used to establish MSU’s Quarles Institute – Morgan State University (MSU) President David Wilson today announced a $500,000 grant to the University from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.  The award, over a three-year period, will be used to support the establishment of the Benjamin A. Quarles Humanities and Social Sciences Institute within Morgan’s College of Liberal Arts. ...

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Morgan Professor Produces Energy from Waste and Receives $100,000 Maryland Innovation Award

Dr. Seong W. Lee

CycloBurn Combustion System™ Provides Relief to Poultry Farmers and Protects Environment Morgan State University professor and lab director for the School of Engineering’s Industrial and Systems Engineering department, Dr. Seong W. Lee, and his research team are the recipients of a $100,000 Phase 1 award from the Maryland Innovation Initiative (MII) to transition his CycloBurn Combustion System™ from prototype to commercialization. The innovative new system ...

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Morgan State choir, Cuban ensemble find common ground

Coro Entrevoces at Morgan State University

Article by Wesley Case • The Baltimore Sun On Wednesday afternoon, Ariana Rodriguez, a soprano from Cuba, became so overwhelmed with emotion during a solo that she took off her eyeglasses and threw them to Morgan State University’s choir room floor. Less than 30 minutes later, the vocalist — visiting Baltimore for the day with the award-winning Havana-based choir Coro Entrevoces — barely remembered ...

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Morgan Choir Featured in Performance at the White House

Photo Courtesy: White House

On June 26th, for the first time, television viewers will have the chance to enjoy the Morgan State University Choir in performance at the White House, accompanying such gospel greats as Aretha Franklin, Shirley Caesar, Lyle Lovett and Darlene Love, among others. The concert is part of a special White House celebration of gospel music. It was recorded live in ...

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