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Professor Grieb wins Design Award

Assistant Professor Brian Grieb, AIA, LEED BD+C, and his architectural design practice, GriD architects, was recently selected for an Honor Award from the American Institute of Architects West Virginia (AIA WV) Chapter, for their design of Ridge House in Berkeley Springs, WV. One of only 3 projects recognized for outstanding design excellence, Ridge house was the only residential project to receive …

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The Accidental Playground goes Beyond Brooklyn

Associate Professor Daniel Campo presented his acclaimed book, The Accidental Playground: Brooklyn Waterfront Narratives of the Undesigned and Unplanned at MIT in Cambridge, Mass. on Friday afternoon May 8. His lecture, sponsored by the City Design and Development group in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning is caopen to the public. (See attached poster for more details.) On Tuesday …

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Professor Campo Moderates Panel at SANA Conference

City and Regional Planning Associate Professor Daniel Campo moderated a panel discussion on postindustrial landscapes during the Society for the Anthropology of North America (SANA) annual conference held at John Jay College in New York City. Later in the conference he shared his thoughts about the globalization of urban development in New York during a tour of the city’s Hudson …

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Former Morgan Professor Dr. Charles Drew Inducted into National Inventors Hall of Fame

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In recognition of his contribution to the field of medicine and his advancement of medical equipment, former Morgan State professor Charles Drew, M.D. was posthumously inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame during its 43rd Annual Ceremony, held this May in Washington, D.C. ( The National Inventors Hall of Fame recognizes monumental individuals whose innovations are crucial to our …

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SA+P Students Win at MSU Science Research Symposium

Congratulations to three of our students who won awards for best research posters at the MSU Science Research Symposium held last April 14, 2015. The winners are: Social Science Category: Olabisi Oladele, Graduate Architecture student , Adviser: Dr. Mohammad Gharipour Title of research: “How can Architecture facilitate the transition of ex-convicts from prison back into the community.” Sustainability and Design: …

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NEW RESEARCH: Recycled Road Material Provides Support Baby Oysters Need

– Research Could Help Improve Oyster Populations and Benefit Watermen – For Immediate Release: APRIL 21, 2015 Contact:  Clinton R. Coleman, 443-885-3022 Nancy Jackson, 443-885-3666 Research conducted at Morgan State University’s Patuxent Environmental Aquatic and Research Lab (PEARL) shows that recycled concrete from road projects can be used to create habitat for oysters without harming the ecosystem of the Chesapeake Bay. The study, …

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First Place Award For Professor Sharma’s Studio

“Hydro-logic” won FIRST PLACE award in North Carolina State University Landscape Chapter’s SHIFT Greenways Navigation Design Competition. The project by Caitlin Cunningham and Walida Smith under advisement of Professor Archana Sharma, addressed the flooding prone context of Raleigh Greenways and proposed a multi-purpose rain gauge that guide users on trail flooding situations, simplified, legible directional signage and frames that direct …

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Morgan Professor Pens Perspective on Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Debate

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When China rolled out the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank last October, the stiff resistance from the U.S. (as well as Japan) took the world by surprise. This opposition notwithstanding, AIIB, has so far picked up 27 regional members and seven non-regional members, including the U.K., Germany, France and Italy. In addition, there was a virtual avalanche of applications before the …

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Professor Frasier Joins Panel Celebrating Women

Associate Professor Suzanne Frasier joins panel celebrating Women in Architecture. Sponsored by the Northern Virginia Chapter of the AIA, the Women in Architecture Series is a three-part lecture series designed to engage, empower and encourage women in the architectural profession. This year’s theme, Architects Saving the World, explores how architects can save the world both locally and globally.

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