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SCHP Launches ‘Get SMART’ HIV/AIDS Awareness Initiative

The School of Community Health & Policy (SCHP) officially launched the Get SMART (students mobilized and re-tooled to transform) Project on Friday, December 6, 2013 in conjunction with their Open House. The GET SMART project aims to prevent HIV, sexually transmitted infections, and substance use among 18 -24 year old emerging adults on campus and within a one mile radius …

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Morgan State Choir to Perform at Nelson Mandela National Memorial

The Morgan State University Choir will honor the memory of global statesman and activist Nelson Mandela on Wednesday, December 11 at the National Cathedral in Washington D.C. beginning at 10:00 a.m. The choir will formally open the memorial service for the former South African president, who captured international acclaim for his role in the anti-apartheid movement which led to a …

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Viji Sitther Wins Maryland Innovation Grant for Biofuel Research and Development

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Maryland may soon delve into a new way of sustainable biofuel production, thanks to the research of Morgan State Assistant Biology Professor Dr. Viji Sitther. Last month, Dr. Sitther received a $100,000 Maryland Innovation Initiative grant to begin development of a method to produce biofuel from cyanobacteria in naturally available salt water. Dr. Sitther will lead a team of bioengineers …

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Easton’s Historic Hill Transdisciplinary Team Present Ideas

This Fall, a Morgan team led by Dr. Mary Anne Akers, Dean for the School of Architecture and Planning and Professor Dale Green (Architecture and Environmental Design), along with other Morgan Professors including Dr. Archana Sharma (Landscape Architecture), Dr. Tonya Sanders (City and Regional Planning), Paul Voos (Landscape Architecture), Dr. Angela Howell (Anthropology), Dr. Stella Hargett (Chair of Sociology), and …

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Professor Grieb’s Project Recognized by American Architects eMagazine

Ridge House, a project designed by Professor Brian Grieb, Lecturer in Architecture and Environmental Design program, and his firm GriD architects has been recognized by an international eMagazine as part of an ongoing series titled 50 x 50 – 50 States in 50 Weeks. Highlighting notable built projects from around the nation, Ridge House was selected as the representative project …

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Distinguished Scholar Dr. Jaspal Kaur Singh visits SA+P

Dr. Jaspal Kaur Singh — Distinguished Professor of English at Northern Michigan University and a 2012-2013 Fulbright-Nehru Fellow — visited the SA+P to serve as a guest design critic juror for the sophomore studio, ARCH 201, as a faculty judge for the wearable architecture fashion show, and to deliver a lecture on Cultural Diversity and Contested Space.  For more information …

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Fulbright Scholar visits SA+P

Chotsani Elaine Dean — one of America’s premier ceramicists and a 2012-2013 Fulbright-Nehru Fellow — visited the SA+P to serve as a guest design critic juror for the sophomore studio, ARCH 201.  For more information about Chotsani’s work, visit her webpage at  

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Morgan Psychology Department Receives National Service Award

The Department of Psychology is the recipient of the American Psychological Association (APA) Departmental Award for Culture of Service in the Psychological Sciences. The award was initiated by the APA Board of Scientific Affairs to recognize graduate and undergraduate departments that demonstrate a commitment to service in the psychological sciences. The APA Board of Scientific Affairs recognizes that the Morgan …

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