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Professor’s Work exhibited at The Lowe House of Delegates Office

Art work by Department of Graduate Built Environment Design Associate Professor Ruth Connell has been selected for a curated exhibit at The Lowe House of Delegates Office in Annapolis, Maryland. With over 462 entries, Ruth Connell, architecture professor at Morgan for over 25 years,  is one of 55 artists selected for this exhibition sponsored by the Maryland Federation of Art. The …

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Gov. Hogan Appoints Morgan Professor to Behavioral Health Advisory Council

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has appointed Anita M. Wells, Ph.D., an assistant professor in Morgan’s Department of Psychology in the College of Liberal Arts, to serve on the State’s Behavioral Health Advisory Council. The term of Dr. Wells’ appointment is three years. The Behavioral Health Advisory Council works to enhance behavioral health services statewide. It promotes policy, workforce development and …

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Dr. Zuniga Awarded Outstanding Research Award

Congratulations Dr. Miguel Zuniga, marketing faculty in Morgan State University’s Earl G. Graves School of Business and Management. Dr. Zuniga was recently presented the Outstanding Research Award by The Institute for Business and Finance Research for his manuscript titled “A Bilingual’s Perspective on Polysemous and Single Meaning Slogans.”  The award is granted to the manuscript demonstrating excellence, rigor, quality, and high impact research. A double-blind …

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Morgan SA+P Professor Recognized As 2016 Emerging Scholar

Congratulations to Mohammad Gharipour, Ph.D., an associate professor in Morgan’s School of Architecture and Planning (SA+P), on his recent recognition as a 2016 Emerging Scholar by Diverse Issues in Higher Education magazine. Dr. Gharipour is one of only 12 scholars nationally who were selected for this honor. The magazine noted his service-minded scholarship and the dynamic impact he is having on the future of higher education …

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Morgan Professors’ reading at Barnes and Noble

Department of Graduate Built Environment Studies Assistant Professor Dr. Archana Sharma,  spread the word on critical design thinking through verse by reading poetry out of her recently published book Manan: Thinking Design, with fellow Morgan colleague Dr. Elizabeth Gunn, Director, English as a Second Language (ESL) Program, at the Barnes and Noble Bookstore on 3330 St. Paul Street on February 11th. If you missed the stint …

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Morgan Sophomores Take Top Spots in Poetry Competition

Morgan sophomore and English major Hannah Sawyerr of North Brunswick, N.J., was recently crowned the winner of the Baltimore Youth Poet Laureate competition, earning the top prize with her poem titled, “Church Dresses.” As winner and newly named Youth Poet Laureate, Sawyerr received a cash prize of $500 and a national book deal, and will be featured in a local …

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Iota Phi Theta Established Endowed Scholarship Fund at Morgan

Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc. has made a $30,000 gift to Morgan State University as part of a 50th Anniversary Endowed Scholarship Fund. Founded at Morgan State University in 1963, the fraternity celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2013. As part of the celebration, members pledged $100,000 to establish the endowment through the National Iota Foundation. This installment, which came during …

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Morgan AVP Honored at BEYA in Philadelphia

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Congratulations to Ms. Kim McCalla, Morgan’s associate vice president for facilities, planning and construction management. Kim received the prestigious President’s Award at the recent 30th Annual Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA) held in Philadelphia. A graduate of Carnegie Mellon University with a degree in civil engineering, she oversees, among other things, numerous building construction projects at Morgan State …

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Governor’s Office Selects Morgan SWAN Students for Anti-Addiction PSA

The work of students in Morgan State University’s Screenwriting and Animation (SWAN) program is now being broadcast on several Baltimore television stations. The SWAN program’s new public service announcement (PSA) is one of two that have been selected to promote a new anti-addiction campaign by Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s Heroin and Opioid Emergency Task Force. The PSA is currently being …

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Morgan State University Receives First-Ever Full Patent for New Technology

Professor’s ‘Metal-Assisted and Microwave-Accelerated Evaporative Crystallization’ Device Will Advance Precision Medical Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease Subsequent to the groundbreaking research of Kadir Aslan, Ph.D., in the area of technology-assisted treatment of Alzheimer’s disease, Morgan State University was awarded its first-ever U.S. patent, on Jan. 26, 2016. The patent (U.S. Patent No: 9,243,017) was received for Dr. Aslan’s invention of an …

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