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

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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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SA+P Students Present Work at AIABaltimore Showcase

Marcella Massa and Jessica De Freitas

Two Master of Architecture students in the School of Architecture and Planning, Marcella Massa and Jessica De Freitas, joined AIABaltimore’s third annual Good Design = Good Health Showcase, in February, to present their study on the Pigtown neighborhood in southwest Baltimore. The study is part of the studio project taught by SA+P professors Jason Charalambides, Ph.D., Mohammad Gharipour, Ph.D., and Cristina …

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SA+P Professor Talks Temporary Urbanism and Postindustrial Appropriations in Three Cities

Daniel Campo

MSU Associate Professor and Program Director of City and Regional Planning Daniel Campo spoke at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in mid-February, as part of “Not Built to Last,” a panel about temporary urbanism and Les Grands Voisins project in Paris. Professor Campo will continue to share his perspectives on the temporary as well as the undesigned and unplanned with …

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Morgan’s Lillie Carroll Jackson Civil Rights Museum Receives Preservation Award

Lillie Carroll Jackson Museum

Morgan State University’s restoration and 2016 reopening of the Lillie Carroll Jackson Civil Rights Museum (LCJM) has received a Maryland Preservation Award, the state’s highest recognition for historical preservation,heritage education and community development projects. The museum honors the legacy of civil rights activist Lillie May Carroll Jackson and other Baltimore area freedom fighters of the modern civil rights movement, and its adjacent Resource …

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Morgan Professor Honored with ‘Best Book’ Award

Dr. Krishna Bista

Dr. Krishna Bista, an associate professor in Morgan’s School of Education and Urban Studies Department of Advanced Studies, Leadership and Policy, was selected as winner of the Comparative and International Education Society’s (CIES) prestigious ‘Best Book Award’ for his contribution to the publication Campus Support Services, Programs, and Policies for International Students. The book, which explores the role of university administration in successful implementation, …

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Noted German Documentarian Shares Experiences With Morgan SGJC Students

John A. Kantara, a documentarian and professor of journalism at the University of Applied Sciences in Berlin, visited Morgan’s School of Global Journalism and Communication (SGJC) recently to discuss the connections between Afro-Germans and African Americans and the need for an international perspective to become globally competitive. During his visit to Morgan’s campus, which took place during the week of …

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MSU’s Team Wins $15,000 in the ‘HBCU Battle of the Brains’

MSU’s Team at the ‘HBCU Battle of the Brains’

Morgan Scholars Place Among Competition’s Top Three for a Second Consecutive Year Some of Morgan State University’s best and brightest returned to Baltimore from Austin, Texas, this past Saturday with a $15,000 check, after placing second in the Second Annual HBCU Battle of the Brains. Teams from 25 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) participated in the competition, which aims to encourage undergraduate and graduate …

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Morgan Gains Its First Technology Transfer Licensing Contract

Picture with Dr. Lee, Mr. Qian and Baltimore Mayor Pugh

Morgan State University (MSU) recently executed its first-ever technology licensing contract, for the “Method and Design of the Ultra-Clean Mobile Combustor for Waste Biomass and Poultry Litter Disposal,” commonly referred to as CycloBurn. The technology, which was developed at Morgan, is being commercialized by a new Maryland company, Cykloburn Technologies, LLC, formed by two Maryland entrepreneurs. The technology addresses two significant …

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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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