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Morgan Graduate Franklin Beaird

Congressional Gold Medal recipient Franklin Beaird shares his memories of joining the Montford Point Marines, the first incoming class of African-Americans Marines in US History.

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Landscape Architecture Professor Appointed to City Architecture Panel

Professor Diane Jones Allen, Department of Landscape Architecture, has been appointed to the Urban Design and Architecture Review Panel (UDARP) for the City of Baltimore. UDARP advises the Department of Planning, the Planning Commission and other City agencies on matters of urban design, architecture and landscape architecture. Specifically, the Panel is empowered to provide review and professional design assistance of …

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President Wilson to Discuss College Completion at Harvard

Morgan State President David Wilson will join a panel of higher education thought leaders today on a panel discussion on educational opportunity and changing demographics in the United States. Dr. Wilson, an alumnus of Harvard, will make remarks on the nation’s imperative to increase the number of college graduates, and the necessity of historically black colleges within that mission. “If the nation …

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New Peace Corps Recruitment Office Comes to Morgan

Morgan State University today announced its successful bid to establish a Peace Corps Recruiting Office on campus.  MSU is now part of the mid-Atlantic region of the Peace Corps, a consortium including institutions in Maryland, Virginia, D.C., West Virginia and North Carolina. Dr. Elizabeth Gunn, Assistant Professor of Spanish and Coordinator of the Peace Corps Program, will be supervise the Campus Recruiter and …

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Morgan Chemistry Professor Receives Maryland Innovation Award

Dr. Kadir Aslan, Professor of Chemistry at Morgan State University, has recently described and demonstrated the use of a new crystallization technology, called metal-assisted and microwave-assisted evaporative crystallization (MA-MAEC). The MA-MAEC technology was the subject of Morgan’s first ever patent full application in its over 140-year history. At the laboratory bench scale, the MA-MAEC technology affords for the selective growth …

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Morgan Students Win Second Honda Challenge

by Krishana Davis, AFRO (www.afro.com) Special to the AFRO Originally published April 09, 2013 In 1975 the Himalayan kingdom of Sikkim joined what very large neighbor to its south? “India!” shouted a student from Morgan State University, winning the university its second championship at the 24th Annual Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC), an academic competition challenging the wit of the …

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Morgan’s Honda Campus All Star Team Eager To Defend Title

Get behind Team Morgan as they prepare to defend their title in the 2013 Honda Campus All Star Challenge (HCASC). Morgan walked away with the championship in last year’s competition against 47 other schools and the team is ready to return to Torrance, California on April 6th to bring home the trophy again. The Honda Campus All Star Challenge, now …

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