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Morgan State University College Prep Program Receives $200,000 Grant from Maryland’s Department of Education

College Discovery Academy Supports and Inspires Middle School and High School Students in Baltimore City Morgan State University’s (MSU’s) College Discovery Academy, a year-round college preparatory program created by MSU’s Office of Community Service, has been awarded a $200,000 Next Generation Scholars of Maryland grant by the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE). The College Discovery Academy was established to …

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SA+P Professor Dr. Mohammad Gharipour Publishes Ninth Book

gharipour book cover

Dr. Mohammad Gharipour, Professor of Architecture, just published his ninth book, entitled “Gardens of Renaissance Europe and the Islamic Empires.”  This edited book, which is published by Pennsylvania State University Press, is the first study on the role of gardens and landscapes in the broader context of the information sharing that took place among Europeans and Islamic empires in Turkey, Persia, and …

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MSU Recognized for Its Service to Military Students

Three recent accolades have affirmed the excellence of Morgan’s work with its military-affiliated students. In October, the University received notice of its “2018 Military Friendly School”designation from Victory Media. In November, Military Times announced Morgan’s selection as one of the publication’s “Best Colleges,” and the journal Military Advanced Education and Transition named Morgan a “Top School” in its 2018 Guide to Colleges and Universities. Morgan’s mutually beneficial …

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MSU Athletics Announces Bears Football Head Coach Change

former football coach Farrier

Morgan State University Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Edward Scott announced that head football coach Fred T. Farrier has been released from his contract, effective immediately.  Associate head coach Ernest Jones will serve as the interim head coach for the 2018 season.

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Morgan History Professor Receives $60K Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship at Georgetown University

Morgan State University’s Herbert Brewer, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of History and Geography, has received a prestigious Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. Dr. Brewer will serve as a 2017–2018 Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow for the Study of Slavery. The award, which comes with a $60,000 stipend and other benefits, was announced after a competitive selection process. Dr. …

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Transportation Work Earns Morganite ‘Outstanding Student’ Honor

Jeremy Weiss, a master’s degree student in City and Regional Planning at Morgan State University, has been chosen as a University Transportation Center Outstanding Student of the Year for 2017. Each year at the annual winter meeting of the Transportation Research Board, a unit of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, the most outstanding student from each University Transportation Center (UTC) is honored …

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Ph.D. Student in Math Aims to Make History at Morgan’s December Commencement

Morgan State University’s first doctoral graduate in mathematics is on track to receive her degree during this year’s Fall Commencement exercises, in December. Candice Marshall (p.k.a. Candice Jean-Louis), an international student from St. Lucia, is one of 11 students in Morgan’s Industrial and Computational Mathematics (ICM) Program. The demand for ICM graduates is burgeoning with the rise of high-performance computing and …

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Morgan State University Unveils Legends Plaza, a Tribute to Its Athletic Greats

banks statue being unveiled

Morgan State University unveiled its campus memorial to the institution’s athletic greats today, during a ceremony attended by MSU students, faculty, administrators and guests, members of Morgan’s Board of Regents, and MSU alumni, including several hall of fame players. The memorial, Legends Plaza, designed and created by the artistic vision of Morgan alumnus George Nock, honors two head coaches who, …

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