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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

Morgan State Newsroom

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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BFA/AIA Fellows Dinner Honors BSAED Student

The 2nd Annual BAF/AIABaltimore Fellows Dinner was held on Friday, March 13, at the Maryland Club. The distinguished speaker was Harold Adams, FAIA, RIBA, JIA (1998 Chancellor, AIA College of Fellows). This dinner was attended by AIABaltimore Fellows, as well as AIABaltimore and Baltimore Architecture Foundation board members in support of the BAF/AIABaltimore Fellows Leadership Award. The BSAED’s inaugural Fellows …

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Did They Steal The Music? Morgan Professor Weighs In For NY Times

Morgan State Newsroom

Changing copyright laws to stop infringement is like changing murder laws to stop homicides. The root of both issues is cultural. But sure, why not? Let’s change, update, remix, and mash-up copyright laws to reflect the times.  And while we’re at it, copyright laws aren’t the only laws that need an update: There are still lots of places in the …

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Morgan Professor Tours One of New York’s Last Wild Waterfronts with Nathan Kensinger

photo by Nathan Kensinger

As the snows of a prolonged winter melt away, signs of life are slowly returning to one of the East River’s last wild spaces. Along the rocky hills of Hunter’s Point—an overgrown promontory at the mouth of the Newtown Creek—a dense forest will soon become verdant, luring in adventurous Long Island City residents. For many years, dog walkers, high school students, …

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Christine Doherty Awarded Travel Scholarship

Christine Doherty, graduating senior in the Architecture and Environmental Design program, has been awarded the 2014 AIABaltimore Architecture Research and Travel and Scholarship. This summer, Christine will be traveling to Bogota, Columbia to research how architecture and public spaces can be used to combat social injustices. In her words, “successful architecture improves the lives of ordinary people. It can make people safer, life …

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Morgan Student Named University Innovation Fellow

Adrien Feudjio, a junior electrical engineering major at Morgan, has been named a University Innovation Fellow. After completing a rigorous 6-week training program and meeting with fellow candidates in Silicon Valley, he is ready to work with fellow Morgan students to increase campus engagement with entrepreneurship, innovation, creativity, design thinking, and venture creation. Last year, another Morgan student, Jaime Arribas Starkey-El, …

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Professor Campo Publishes in Urban Infill

Professor Daniel Campo’s essay comparing industrial heritage projects in Brooklyn and Buffalo, “Postindustrial Futures: Adaptive Reuse vs.’As-is’ Preservations,” was published in Urban Infill 7: Historic Preservation and Urban Change (Terry Schwarz, editor). This innovative book series published by the Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative examines the future of urbanism in the American Rustbelt and elsewhere.  Click here to read full chapter

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