Institute for Urban Research

The Institute for Urban Research is the primary social science research and training arm of Morgan State University. The Institute has a core staff of experienced researchers who seek to improve the response of governmental, non-governmental, private, and other institutions to the challenges of poverty, unemployment, poor health, truancy, and other urban and regional problems. Through its Community Development Resource Center, Family Life Center, and Survey Research Center, the Institute provides a wide range of research and outreach services that include technical assistance to community-based agencies in Baltimore and Central Maryland. The Institute provides many opportunities for students to develop research skills and to gain hands-on experience through stipends, internships, and research assistantship. It also assists faculty in preparing grant proposals, designing research studies, and analyzing research data.

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Live Stream

 MSU Student Center Theater
Friday September 20, 2013

5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

         Institute of Urban Research Presents
Worth a Thousand Words: Media Imaging and the Black Male Experience
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This highly anticipated forum will bring a much needed perspective to the current state of the Black Male's public image. Our featured panelists and presenters, including Dr. Jared Ball, Dr. Leon Caldwell, Yaa Asantawaa Nzingah, and Dr. Jeff Menzise will share their insights about the problem and lend their experience and expertise towards developing a practical solution. This fascinating topic and dynamic presentation is sure to educate and entertain.