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Morgan Welcomes New BGE CEO to Baltimore

During a reception sponsored by Morgan State University, in collaboration with the Maryland-Washington Minority Companies, Inc., Baltimore officially welcomed BGE’s new chief executive officer, Mr. Calvin Butler, Jr. to the area. The reception was held in the Earl S. Richardson Library on Tuesday, April 28, 2014 and included a number of BGE employees, Morgan President David Wilson, NFL Hall of …

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Mohammad Gharipour Wins NEH Faculty Award, Featured in New York Times

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Architecture faculty member Mohammad Gharipour was recently presented with the National Endowment for Humanities Faculty Award for his research on Synagogues of Isfahan, Iran. His research is a continuation of his project on non-Muslim sacred sites in the Middle East, which will be published as a comprehensive volume in 2014. Dr.Gharipour’s research was recently featured in New York Times’ article, “Centuries …

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AIG Chief Executive Officer Lectures Business Students

AIG Chairman and CEO Robert Benmosche lectured to more than 300 students, faculty and staff members yesterday in the Carl J. Murphy Fine Arts Center. His discussion centered around AIG’s role in the financial crisis of 2008, its efforts to repay American taxpayers following the financial stimulus, and personal lessons on success and financial independence. His visit was part of …

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President Wilson Discusses Future of College Completion in Baltimore Sun Editorial

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Significant demographic obstacles stand in the path of the state’s achieving its goal of ensuring that 55 percent of its population has a two-year post-secondary degree or higher by 2025. The baby boom “echo” — a primarily white phenomenon that resulted in a temporary increase in high school graduates beginning in 1995 — is over. The number of white graduates …

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Jaime Arribas Starkey-El Named National Innovation Fellow

Senior engineering and physics major Jaime Arribas Starkey-El was recently named among 110 students nationwide as a University Innovation Fellow (UIF) in the National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation (Epicenter). Starkey-El traveled to Silicon Valley in March for the annual UIF meeting to network with peer fellows, faculty and industry leaders to learn and best practices in student innovation …

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CBEIS Ranked Among Nation’s Most Impressive Buildings

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PHILADELPHIA, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — A new web article by Best Masters Degrees puts 50 of the world’s most sustainable university buildings in the spotlight. “The 50 Most Impressive Environmentally Friendly University Buildings” in the article were hand-picked for their eco-friendly features including engineering, architecture, design and qualities of sustainability. Environmentally sound university buildings typically consume far less energy and afford …

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