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Monthly Archives: September 2016

Morgan State University Receives More Than $1 Million In National Science Foundation Grant Funding In 2016

Awards to be used to advance scientific and innovative research The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Morgan State University (MSU) a combined $1,181,837 in total research grants for calendar year 2016. The funding supports a variety of cutting-edge research projects that advance the frontiers of innovation. Many of the projects funded by the NSF will be led by Morgan …

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‘Diamonds’ on display at Chestertown RiverFest

Two of the most popular art installations from last Spring’s Baltimore’s Light City festival, “Charlie the Peacock” and “Diamonds,” was part of the Chestertown, Maryland, two-day RiverFest celebration in Septemer. Funding for the installations is being provided by SANDBOX, ThinkBig, the Kent County Arts Council and an anonymous donor. “Diamonds” was designed by Associate Professor and Undergraduate Design Chair, Gabriel Kroiz …

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MSU Football Supports ‘Coach to Cure Muscular Dystrophy’ Program

During last Saturday’s home victory against Beltway rival Howard University, the Morgan State football team participated in the annual Coach to Cure Muscular Dystrophy program. The initiative, in its eighth year, aims to raise money and awareness for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, the most common and fatal genetic disorder associated with muscular dystrophy. The disease primarily affects boys of all ages, …

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Joint Morgan and University of Havana Project Leads to Cultural Exchange

Four students from the School of Global Journalism & Communication (SGJC) spent the summer shooting a documentary with students from the University of Havana to capture the interaction between Cuban and American collegiate students learning about each other’s cultures. In June, seniors Katia Jordan, Kendra Hawkins, Devonte King and Duane Saunders Jr., who graduated in May 2016, spent a week …

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CBEIS Hosts Early Women of Architecture in Maryland Exhibit

In the month of October (October 1-30), the Center for the Built Environment and Infrastructure Studies (CBEIS), the home for the School of Architecture and Planning (SA+P) will host the Early Women of Architecture in Maryland exhibit as part of Baltimore Chapter’s American Institute of Architecture (AIABaltimore) Architecture Month. AIABaltimore, in collaboration with Morgan State University’s School of Architecture and …

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Students research accepted at International Conference

Architecture and Environmental Design student Bret Woods completed his Independent Study (IS) with Associate Professor Samia Kirchner during Summer of 2016. His abstract submission, “Designing Equity: An Analysis of Baltimore’s Urban Re-development was accepted for presentation at the World Congress of Undergraduate Research (WCUR) to be held in Doha, Qatar, from November 13-15, 2016.  According to the review committee, his abstract, “demonstrates …

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Morgan Hosts Senator Ben Cardin and Leaders of Maryland HBCUs

Morgan President David Wilson hosted a meeting convened by Maryland U.S. Senator Ben Cardin with the leadership of Maryland’s four historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). The meeting, held on the campus of Morgan State University, represents the first of what will be a series for discussions to further the growth and development of HBCUs in Maryland, according to Senator …

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