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The Divine Line at Light City Baltimore

  Morgan SA+P Faculty Pavlina Ilieva, program director of the Undergraduate Architecture and Environmental Design Program with adjunct faculty Kuo Pao Lian, Kathleen Lechleiter and David Lopez, members of the Re/Public collaborative team invite you to join the second annual Light City festival of light, music and innovation. The Divided Line is a Virtual Reality (VR) installation that simulates a three-dimensional alternate …

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SA+P Students win Graduate Research Awards

Students from the Department of Graduate Built Environment Studies (Master of Architecture, Master of City & Regional Planning, Master of Landscape Architecture) in the School of Architecture and Planning (SA+P) won BIG at the inaugural Graduate Research, Interdisciplinary Network, and Development (GRIND) Conference on March 17, 2017. Sponsored by the Morgan State University Graduate Student Association, the GRIND Conference is an …

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Remembering Baltimore Civil Rights Icon Enolia McMillan

In honor of its Sesquicentennial year, Morgan State University celebrated Women’s History Month by honoring the life of Baltimore’s own Enolia McMillan. On Thursday, March 30, 2017, a special exhibit was unveiled providing a rare look at this civil rights icon and a glimpse into the life that she dedicated to education and fighting inequality. Enolia Pettigen McMillan, who spent …

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Morgan Student Named to Inaugural Class of Rhoden Fellows

Congratulations to Morgan junior Simone Benson on her selection as a Rhoden Fellow. Benson, who is majoring in multimedia journalism in the School of Global Journalism and Communication, is one of six students from several Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs) chosen for ESPN’s The Undefeated’s inaugural class of fellows. Sponsored by ESPN, the Rhoden Fellowship is a two-year program …

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Morgan Partners with Verizon to Provide Experiential Learning Opportunities for Students

In February, Morgan State University launched a new, innovative program aimed at providing undergraduate and graduate students at Morgan with technology-assisted, hands-on learning opportunities. Supported financially and technically by Verizon, the Expanding Student Experiential Learning program helps MSU scholars gain experience and develop much-needed skills to solve complex, real-world problems through the use of cutting-edge technology. The program, which has …

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Morgan’s Team of Scholars Takes Third Place in ‘HBCU Battle of the Brains’

At this year’s annual South by Southwest® (SXSW) Conference and Festivals held in Austin, Texas, among the scores of creative people exchanging ideas and engaging in ways to change the world, scholars representing a group of Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs) met to compete in the Inaugural HBCU Battle of the Brains. Sponsored by the National Black MBA Association Austin Chapter, the …

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Morgan SA+P Professor Recognized as 2017 AIA Fellow

Congratulations to Morgan State University’s Suzanne Frasier for being selected by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Baltimore Chapter as a 2017 AIA Fellow. Frasier, an associate professor in the School of Architecture and Planning’s (SA+P’s) Department of Undergraduate Design, was recognized for her enthusiastic teaching, mentorship and leadership at Morgan, as well as her collaborative academic research in India. …

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BALTIMORE ARCHBISHOP MAKES HISTORIC VISIT TO MORGAN STATE UNIVERSITY

Nearly 200 Attendees On-hand to Receive Mass from Archbishop Lori as the University Celebrates its Sesquicentennial Anniversary In honor of Black History Month and in celebration of its Sesquicentennial Anniversary, Morgan State University welcomed Archbishop William Lori of the Archdiocese of Baltimore to campus. The special visit marked the first time in the University’s 150-year history that an archbishop celebrated …

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Morgan State University to Dedicate New Student Services Building to Calvin and Tina Tyler

Nationally Known Philanthropists Fund MSU Scholarships for Students from Baltimore Morgan State University President David Wilson today announced the dedication of the University’s future student services building to Morgan alumnus Calvin E. Tyler Jr. and his wife, Tina. Construction of the $81-million, state-of-the-art facility is scheduled to begin later this year, and its opening is slated for 2020. Calvin Tyler …

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Cyber Warrior Diversity Program Signing Ceremony

The signing ceremony for the Cyber Warrior Diversity Program was held in the Graves School of Business and Management on February 23rd. Northrop Grumman Corporation and Digit All City were approved by the Defense Contract Management Agency to provide training to Morgan and Coppin students in Computer Networking and Security, leading to eventual certification in A+, Network+, and Security+. The …

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