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Morgan SA+P Professor Recognized As 2016 Emerging Scholar

Mohammad Gharipour

Congratulations to Mohammad Gharipour, Ph.D., an associate professor in Morgan’s School of Architecture and Planning (SA+P), on his recent recognition as a 2016 Emerging Scholar by Diverse Issues in Higher Education magazine. Dr. Gharipour is one of only 12 scholars nationally who were selected for this honor. The magazine noted his service-minded scholarship and the dynamic impact he is having on the future of higher education …

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Morgan Professors’ reading at Barnes and Noble

Department of Graduate Built Environment Studies Assistant Professor Dr. Archana Sharma,  spread the word on critical design thinking through verse by reading poetry out of her recently published book Manan: Thinking Design, with fellow Morgan colleague Dr. Elizabeth Gunn, Director, English as a Second Language (ESL) Program, at the Barnes and Noble Bookstore on 3330 St. Paul Street on February 11th. If you missed the stint …

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Landscape Architecture Students complete work in Belair-Edison

Last year, the Morgan student chapter for the American Society of Landscape Architecture (SASLA) worked with the Belair-Edison neighborhood to complete conceptual designs for renovated residences and vacant lots. St. Ambrose Housing Aid Center, a non-profit housing provider, sponsored a student charrette for front yard designs with residents in the community to supplement newly renovated homes in Belair-Edison. The chosen concepts revolved around …

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Professor Kroiz was selected to participate in Light City

The Artist & Architect team of Mina Cheon and Gabriel Kroiz, Chair, Undergraduate Design, have been chosen to produce an installation entitled ‘Diamonds Light Baltimore’ as part of the 2016 Baltimore Festival, Light City: A Festival of Lights and Ideas. The project will be installed along the Baltimore Waterfront for the week of March 28 – April 3.

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Morgan Faculty and Alumni Present on use of 3D technologies to the GBC

Morgan State University (MSU) was recently asked to participate on the Education and Workforce Committee of the Greater Baltimore Committee (GBC) in order to assist in their efforts to improve the economic competitiveness of the greater Baltimore region in attracting new businesses and supporting existing companies that utilize three-dimensional technologies – 3D imaging, 3D design, and additive manufacturing systems. Presenters Included: …

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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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SA+P Participates in Imagining America Conference at Morgan

The School of Architecture and Planning (SA+P) students and faculty (Brian Stansbury and Gabriel Kroiz) collaborated with Morgan’s Theater, Music, Art, and Public Health departments on two events for the Imagining America Conference on October 2nd at Murphy Fine Arts Center. The bamboo construction activity was part a workshop session: The Fourth Wall: Using the Arts to Engage Urban Communities in which …

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Planning Professor Elected President of University of Maryland Extension—Baltimore City Advisory Board

Morgan State Newsroom

Dr. Tonya Nashay Sanders, Assistant Professor of City and Regional Planning at Morgan State University was elected President of University of Maryland Extension—Baltimore City Advisory Board this month. Previously she served as the Vice-President of the Board from May 2015 until September 2015. Dr. Sanders is enthusiastic about taking the helm of the board, “The Board and I are very …

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