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Morgan SA+P Faculty Participate in 2018 Light City Festival

200 LED blue lights

School of Architecture and Planning professor Pavlina Ilieva partnered with architect Kuo Pao Lian of PI.KL Studio to participate in the 2018 Light City festival. Together, the pair, in collaboration with Post Typography and Figure 53 along with participation from SA+P alumni and students, produced the subaquatic installation ‘Some Thing in the Water’ in downtown Baltimore at the Inner Harbor. ‘Some Thing in …

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Cheon, Kroiz Collaborative Brings Diamond Installation Back to Downtown Baltimore


Back by popular demand, School of Architecture and Planning associate professor and architect Gabriel Kroiz and Mina Cheon, a new media artist, scholar, and educator resurrected their original “Diamonds Light Baltimore” light sculpture to be exhibited along Baltimore’s Bromo Arts and Entertainment District. The exhibit, which made its debut as a Maryland Art Place (MAP) installation during the inaugural Light City 2016, was brought …

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Recent Morgan Alumni Receive Awards from HBCU Graduate School Council

simone barrett

Two Morgan State University graduates received awards for their research and scholarship this year from the Council of Historically Black Graduate Schools (CHBGS). Simone R. Barrett, Ph.D., was presented with the CHBGS ProQuest Dissertation Award, and Anish Bhandari received the CHBGS ProQuest Thesis Award, at the Council’s 48th Annual Conference, in Fayetteville, Ark., in February. The CHBGS “was founded in 1970 to …

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Morgan Senior Selected for POLITICO Journalism Institute Class

Akira Kyles

Congratulations to Morgan senior Akira Kyles on being selected by POLITCO as a member of its 2018 Journalism Institute Class. Kyles, a multimedia journalism major in the School of Global Journalism and Communication, is one of 13 students chosen from universities across the U.S. The POLITICO Journalism Institute (PJI) is an educational initiative created to support diversity in Washington, D.C.-area newsrooms. The program, …

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Morgan Professor Awarded Fulbright Scholarship to Teach and Conduct Research in Jordan

Dr. Omar J. Khan

Morgan State University continues to lead as one of the top producers of Fulbright Scholars in the nation and as the frontrunner among all Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). To-date, 140 students and 69 faculty/administrators have been awarded the scholarship to study and teach abroad in more than 40 countries including Malaysia, India, China, and Brazil. Jordan will be the next …

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Documentary Research Project Takes MSU Scholars to Paris

SGJC Students in Paris

Eight students from Morgan’s School of Global Journalism and Communication (SGJC) recently traveled to Paris to film scenes for an upcoming documentary about the long history of black expatriates in the “City of Lights.” Working under the guidance of SGJC Artist in Residence Tim Reid, students from both the school’s International Reporting and Reid’s Documentary Filmmaking classes immersed themselves in …

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Morgan Students Take Experiential Learning Excursion to NMAAHC

Morgan Students at NMAAHC

Undergraduate students enrolled in the “Foundations in Communication, Composition, and Learning” course stepped out of the classroom recently to learn and explore writing, composition, and research in a different setting. Approximately 50 students from various majors, led by School of Global Journalism and Communication faculty members Dr. Laura Dorsey-Elson and Dr. Baruti Kopano and College of Liberal Artsprofessor A.J. Verdelle, visited the National Museum …

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Wharton School and Morgan State University Earl G. Graves School of Business and Management Announce Strategic Collaboration

Dean Geoffrey Garrett, David Wilson, Provost Wendell Pritchett

Philadelphia, PA — The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announces that it has entered into a collaboration with Morgan State University’s Earl G. Graves School of Business and Management focused on faculty and student academic programs.  This is the first collaboration of its kind between the Wharton School and a Historically Black College and University (HBCU).  The collaboration represents a key element in …

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Morgan Faculty and Students Show National Geographic Why Fashion is More Than Tradition

Morgan students sitting around a table

Recently, Morgan State University hosted a film crew from National Geographic. While on campus, the film crew spent the day interviewing Morgan faculty, including Lecturer Cassandra Dickerson from the Family and Consumer Sciences Department, and a number of the University’s fashion forward students. According to National Geographic, “Fashion goes beyond vibrant fabric and stitches. It’s an extension of who we …

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Morgan Fashion Students Make MAGIC in Vegas

Morgan Students standing on the word Magic

During the months of February and August, the who’s who of the retail industry convene in Las Vegas for the country’s largest and most comprehensive fashion sourcing showcase­­—MAGIC. Among those that attended this past February’s MAGIC event was a contingent of Morgan Fashion Merchandising students from the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS). Seventeen Morgan students, led by FACS faculty members …

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