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‘Diamonds’ on display at Chestertown RiverFest

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Two of the most popular art installations from last Spring’s Baltimore’s Light City festival, “Charlie the Peacock” and “Diamonds,” was part of the Chestertown, Maryland, two-day RiverFest celebration in Septemer. Funding for the installations is being provided by SANDBOX, ThinkBig, the Kent County Arts Council and an anonymous donor. “Diamonds” was designed by Associate Professor and Undergraduate Design Chair, Gabriel Kroiz …

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Students research accepted at International Conference

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Architecture and Environmental Design student Bret Woods completed his Independent Study (IS) with Associate Professor Samia Kirchner during Summer of 2016. His abstract submission, “Designing Equity: An Analysis of Baltimore’s Urban Re-development was accepted for presentation at the World Congress of Undergraduate Research (WCUR) to be held in Doha, Qatar, from November 13-15, 2016.  According to the review committee, his abstract, “demonstrates …

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Professor Campo explores urban wilderness in Queens; authenticity and cities in Pittsburgh

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Daniel Campo, Associate Professor in City and Regional Planning, spent large parts of the summer exploring the sometimes splendid and often overwhelming wilderness found in residual, accidental and postindustrial sites in the borough of Queens, NYC, as part of the Chance Ecologies project. During a week long residency at the Queens Museum’s Studio-in-the-Park, he documented and toured a variety of …

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Architecture Professor Wins AIA Design Award

For the second consecutive year, Assistant Professor Brian Grieb and his design practice, GriD architects have been awarded a design award from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) West Virginia Chapter. This year’s award winning project, Highland House, was a modest renovation and addition to a cabin located Upper Tract, West Virginia, co-designed with his firm’s partner, Alistair Dearie.  GriD architects transformed a …

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Professor’s Work exhibited at The Lowe House of Delegates Office

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Art work by Department of Graduate Built Environment Design Associate Professor Ruth Connell has been selected for a curated exhibit at The Lowe House of Delegates Office in Annapolis, Maryland. With over 462 entries, Ruth Connell, architecture professor at Morgan for over 25 years,  is one of 55 artists selected for this exhibition sponsored by the Maryland Federation of Art. The …

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Next City shares ideas on future of streets by Professor Sharma

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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

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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

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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

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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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Professor Ruth Connell Selected as 2015 Distinguished Educator of the Year  

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From: AIAMaryland September 2015 Newsletter Ruth Connell, AIA, Associate Professor at Morgan State University School of Architecture + Planning was bestowed with AIA Maryland’s 2015 Distinguished Educator of the Year Award during AIA Maryland’s Design Awards celebration on September 17.  AIA Maryland congratulates Ruth on her well-deserved recognition as its 2015 Distinguished Educator of the Year. Nominated by Christopher Morrison, …

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