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Professor Frasier Joins Panel Celebrating Women

Associate Professor Suzanne Frasier joins panel celebrating Women in Architecture. Sponsored by the Northern Virginia Chapter of the AIA, the Women in Architecture Series is a three-part lecture series designed to engage, empower and encourage women in the architectural profession. This year’s theme, Architects Saving the World, explores how architects can save the world both locally and globally.

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BFA/AIA Fellows Dinner Honors BSAED Student

The 2nd Annual BAF/AIABaltimore Fellows Dinner was held on Friday, March 13, at the Maryland Club. The distinguished speaker was Harold Adams, FAIA, RIBA, JIA (1998 Chancellor, AIA College of Fellows). This dinner was attended by AIABaltimore Fellows, as well as AIABaltimore and Baltimore Architecture Foundation board members in support of the BAF/AIABaltimore Fellows Leadership Award. The BSAED’s inaugural Fellows …

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Did They Steal The Music? Morgan Professor Weighs In For NY Times

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Changing copyright laws to stop infringement is like changing murder laws to stop homicides. The root of both issues is cultural. But sure, why not? Let’s change, update, remix, and mash-up copyright laws to reflect the times.  And while we’re at it, copyright laws aren’t the only laws that need an update: There are still lots of places in the …

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Community Conversations: Living Our Morgan Values

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My Dear Morgan Family: In less than two years from now, Morgan State University will begin a year-long celebration in recognition of our 150th birthday. That’s right–2017 will be a very special year in the history of our great University. Throughout the decades of our existence, Morgan men and women have led the way in leadership, in business and innovation, in …

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Morgan Made: Clara Adams

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Morgan alumna Dr. Clara Adams (’54) serves as Special Assistant to the president of Morgan State. Dr. Adams joined the university’s faculty in 1959, during the Jenkins administration and has worked with five other presidents since, including President David Wilson. She has also served as Vice President for Academic Affairs and dean of the School of Graduate Studies. In 2010, …

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Morgan Professor Tours One of New York’s Last Wild Waterfronts with Nathan Kensinger

As the snows of a prolonged winter melt away, signs of life are slowly returning to one of the East River’s last wild spaces. Along the rocky hills of Hunter’s Point—an overgrown promontory at the mouth of the Newtown Creek—a dense forest will soon become verdant, luring in adventurous Long Island City residents. For many years, dog walkers, high school students, …

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Campus Incident Leads to Swift Action

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Dear Morgan Family: I am writing to give you an update on the plan that the University will be pursuing going forward to continue our effort toward ensuring a robust, intellectually stimulating, academically rigorous and safe learning community. Last night, I held a campus-wide conversation with several hundred students and other members of our University community in attendance.  Based on …

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MSU Students Winners in Business School Competitions

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Students Win Cash and Bragging Rights in Pitch and Business Plan Competitions On February 26th nine students competed for cash and bragging rights in the 2015 Morgan Pitch and Business Plan Competitions. The judges, Chiko Abengowe, founder of Perfect Staffing Solutions, Kelly Ernest, Marketing Director at KatzaBosch, and Drs. Augustus Abbey, Leyland Lucas, and Rob Singh from Morgan State University, …

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Christine Doherty Awarded Travel Scholarship

Christine Doherty, graduating senior in the Architecture and Environmental Design program, has been awarded the 2014 AIABaltimore Architecture Research and Travel and Scholarship. This summer, Christine will be traveling to Bogota, Columbia to research how architecture and public spaces can be used to combat social injustices. In her words, “successful architecture improves the lives of ordinary people. It can make people safer, life …

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