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Maryland Governor Appoints MSU Senior to Higher Education Commission

She calls herself a natural-born leader. The desire to further hone her leadership skills is just one of the many reasons Morgan State senior business administration major Mariyah Bryant jumped at the chance to represent the State of Maryland and the university as the student commissioner for the Maryland Higher Education Commission, or MHEC. After submitting an application, she was …

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MSU Professor Collaborates on Baltimore Film Project

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In a bid to address Baltimore’s chronic ills through the arts, Johns Hopkins University announced Monday it is starting a youth film-making program so urban teens and young adults can portray their community while gaining skills and experience that could land them jobs. With a $1.6 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the university said it plans to …

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Jesse Jackson Sr. Delivers December Commencement Address

University Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Voting Rights Act of 1965 The Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr., noted civil rights leader and human rights activist, was the keynote speaker today as 365 individuals celebrated their graduation at Morgan State University’s third December commencement. Today’s graduation exercises in the Hill Field House marked the University’s 50th anniversary commemoration of the Voting Rights …

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Morgan State University Named to Architectural-based Design and Health Research Consortium

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Morgan State University was among six universities added as new members to the AIA Design & Health Research Consortium, a joint program of the Architects Foundation, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA). Mohammad Gharipour, Ph.D. associate professor in Morgan’s School of Architecture and Planning (SA+P), was instrumental in implementing the membership process. Morgan, which was recognized …

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Jesse Jackson Sr. to Deliver December Commencement Address

University Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Voting Rights Act of 1965 Morgan State University President David Wilson today announced that the Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr., noted civil rights leader and human rights activist, will be the keynote speaker for the University’s December commencement, which will be held on Dec. 18, 2015 at 10 a.m. in the Talmadge Hill Field House. …

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Morgan Student-Athletes Spread Holiday Cheer

Members of Morgan’s Athletic Teams Give Back to the Community with Visit to MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital’s Transitional-Care Unit    In recognition that not everyone will have an opportunity to spend this holiday season at home with loved ones, Morgan President David Wilson and members of the MSU Bears athletic teams including football, volleyball, track, cheerleading, and bowling volunteered to share some of their …

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Morgan Students Invited to Participate in Cupid’s Cup Challenge

Morgan State University students have been invited to compete against some of the nation’s top universities in the Cupid’s Cup Entrepreneurship Competition. Eleven years ago, Under Armour CEO and Founder Kevin Plank launched Cupid’s Cup at the University of Maryland with the goal of identifying and rewarding students who were starting businesses in college like he did. Since then, it …

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Professor Kroiz was selected to participate in Light City

The Artist & Architect team of Mina Cheon and Gabriel Kroiz, Chair, Undergraduate Design, have been chosen to produce an installation entitled ‘Diamonds Light Baltimore’ as part of the 2016 Baltimore Festival, Light City: A Festival of Lights and Ideas. The project will be installed along the Baltimore Waterfront for the week of March 28 – April 3.

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Planning Students hosts Professional Development Institute

The Morgan Association of Planning Students (MAPS), a planning graduate student led organizations at Morgan State University, is hosting their fall 2015 Professional Development Institute (PDI) on November 19. The theme of this year’s Institute is The Urban Planning Landscape of Maryland: A Perspective for the New Generation of Planners. Planning, landscape architecture, architecture, construction management, and transportation engineer students, …

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Morgan Faculty and Alumni Present on use of 3D technologies to the GBC

Morgan State University (MSU) was recently asked to participate on the Education and Workforce Committee of the Greater Baltimore Committee (GBC) in order to assist in their efforts to improve the economic competitiveness of the greater Baltimore region in attracting new businesses and supporting existing companies that utilize three-dimensional technologies – 3D imaging, 3D design, and additive manufacturing systems. Presenters Included: …

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