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Morgan Football Returns to the Top

With a 69-7 home win against Delaware State on the last regular game of the season — and a season-ending loss by North Carolina A&T — the Morgan Bears became Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Champions for the first time since 1979. Five teams share the MEAC title with 6-2 records, but only Morgan advanced to the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) …

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SA+P Hosts AIA Maryland Annual Educator’s Meeting

  The great divide between Town and Gown, the academic ivory tower and the real world  of practicing design professional seems to be shrinking all the time. Just last month, a group of architectural educators for across the state including the School of Architecture and Planning’s (SA+P) own Sanjit Roy, Pavlina Ilieva, Jeremy Kargon, and Gabriel Kroiz spent the evening …

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Professor Kargon presents at Architectural Historians Conference

Architecture Professor and Master of Architecture Program Director, Jeremy Kargon recently returned from Fayetteville, Arkansas, where he attended the annual conference of the South East chapter of the Society for Architectural Historians (SESAH). He presented the talk “Art-in-Architecture and Regional Modernism,” which documented the work of Baltimore artist Amalie Rothschild in six local buildings built between 1951 and 1981. For more information about …

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Professor Mohammad Gharipour goes to Malaysia

Architecture Professor Mohammad Gharipour, Ph.D. will be traveling to Malaysia for a conference of the International Association for the Study of Traditional Environments, at which he will be chairing the session “Religious Traditions, Religious Spaces” and delivering a talk titled “Challenges of Contemporary Urban Conservation in Isfahan, Iran.” Earlier this semester, Professor Gharipour traveled to Montreal where he gave a talk titled “Continuity and Symbiosis: The Architecture of Iranian Synagogues” at …

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Five-Way Tie for MEAC Football Title; Morgan State Earns AQ

NORFOLK, Va., November 22, 2014 – Following an exciting finish to the 2014 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) football season, the Morgan State Bears (7-5, 6-2 MEAC) earns a share of the conference’s title and be awarded the MEAC’s automatic bid to the 2014 NCAA Division I Championship.

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Gloria Gibson Appointed Provost and Senior VP at Morgan State

Morgan State University President David Wilson today announced the appointment of Gloria J. Gibson, Ph.D. as provost and senior vice president for Academic Affairs. “I commend the selection committee for its diligent and exhaustive work to find just the right candidate to fill this vital position, and they did a fine job. Dr. Gibson impressed us as an extraordinary leader,” …

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SAP Professor Featured in NYC Online Publication

New York City is blessed with magnificent open spaces that accommodate many different types of traditional recreation: you can fly a kite, play ball, picnic, stroll. But the best way to determine what kinds of uses should go where, to design and plan our landscapes of play, might not always be from the top down. After all, the wide-ranging interests …

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Morgan Grad Arch Student and Faculty Win AIABaltimore Photography Prizes

Morgan Graduate student Jonathan Midgett (M.Arch. ’16, expected) won the top student prize for AIA Baltimore’s annual photography context, announced last Tuesday at an evening event held to celebrate the photography of Baltimore’s built environment. Jonthan’s photograph “Snow Alley” was submitted under the category “Entryways: The Big Picture,” and was captioned as follows: This shot shows an entryway not really appreciated by many who …

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Faculty and Student Travels to Korea for Art Installation

Gabriel Kroiz, Chair of Undergraduate Design and Construction and B.S. in Architecture & Environmental Design student, Adrian James, traveled to Seoul, South Korea where they worked on the light installation “Will You Marry Me?’. The piece utilizes off the shelf lighting fixtures combined with an armature of wood and digitally fabricated steel connectors. Click here for time lapse video of …

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Morgan Couple Documents Benjamin Banneker’s Scientific Study of the Cicada

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Benjamin Banneker — scientist, mathematician and one of the most widely known figures of African-American history — was born on Nov. 9, 1731 in Baltimore County, Md. Many have heard of Banneker’s wooden clock, his mathematical puzzles, his land surveying work in what is now the District of Columbia, and his letter to Thomas Jefferson on the topic of human …

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