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Students' Work Highlighted in Baltimore Sun
Work of second-year landscape architecture graduate students was highlighted in January 9th article titled "Baltimore's Downtown Public Spaces gets Face-Lift".
Last November and December 2011, Professor Sanjit Roy, assistant professor in the graduate architecture program, and I were invited by President David Wilson to join him as part of Governor O'Malley's delegation to India.
Nation's First Black Female Licensed Architect Dies
Norma Merrick Sklarek, the first African American woman in the country to become a licensed architect, who helped produce Terminal 1 at Los Angeles International Airport and the American Embassy in Tokyo, died Monday at her home in Pacific Palisades. She was 85.
Faculty and Students win Preservation Award
Professor Ruth Connell and Dale Green and students (Sam Armstrong, Walter Avelar, Alieu Bawo, Willyem Boles, Troy Leftwich, and Olusanmi Faweinmi) from the Summer Cambridge Studio were recipients of the Excellence in Community Engagement Award from the 2012 Maryland Preservation Awards (Maryland Historical Trust) on January 31, 2012.
Faculty Join Historic Commission
Professors Dale Green and Barbara Mobarak were officially sworn in as new members for the Maryland Commission on African-American History and Culture (MCAAHC) in February 2012.
Professor Allen Appointed to Public Art Commission
Landscape Architecture Associate Professor Diane Allen was recently appointed commissioner for the Baltimore City Public Art Commission.
Celebrate 10 Years of BSAED
Come Celebrate 10 YEARS of Undergraduate Architecture at Morgan onFriday, April 13th at Chef Mac's Louisiana Cuisine at 4209 Harford Road.
Professor receives Fulbright Scholarship
The School of Architecture and Planning wants to congratulate Assistant Professor Suzanne Frasier, Department of Architecture who recently received the prestigious US State Department Fulbright-Nehru Scholarship.
Professor Wong awarded APA Grant
Dr. Sidney Wong, Assistant Professor, Department of City and Regional Planning, successfully obtained a grant from the American Planning Association (APA)
SA+P Takes Manhattan
Professors Daniel Campo and Diane Allen and students from the graduate programs in City and Regional Planning and Landscape Architecture took a two-day trip (March 30-31) to New York to study Open Spaces of NYC including Central Park and Highline Project.
BSAED Faculty Moving On
The BSAED program would like to offer best wishes to several of its faculty members who will not be with us for the 2012-13 academic year
Students Present at National APA Conference
Graduate students, Cheryl Montgomery and Adam Howell, from City and Regional Planning program recently had a opportunity to present at the National Conference of the American Planning Association (APA) held in Los Angeles in April.
Morgan Professors on MD-ASLA Jury Panel
Landscape Architecture Professors Paul Voos and Dr. Archana Sharma were invited as jurors for Professional and Students category award submissions from Utah State Chapter of American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) by the Maryland ASLA Chapter.
We Are Moving On Up!
Starting this Fall, the School of Architecture and Planning will have a new home, the Center for the Built Environment and Infrastructure Studies (CBEIS).
Welcome to our New Faculty
The School of Architecture and Planning would like to welcome the following new faculty to the Morgan State Family:
A Passage to India
Suzanne Frasier, Associate Professor at the Morgan State University School of Architecture + Planning, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to teach and do research at the School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi, India during the 2012-2013 academic year, the United States Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board announced recently.
LA Program Kickstarts the Herring Run Project
The Graduate Landscape Architecture Program renewed its promise to the community regarding Herring Run conservation starting with Professor Archana Sharma's teaching project this Summer.
The Roadhouse Blues
Students from the Architecture and Environmental Design's design build summer studio, led by Professor Michael Zebrowski, did another project for Artscape, America's largest free art festival, on August 19 - 21.
CBEIS Grand Opening Huge Success!
The Center for the Built Environment and Infrastructure Studies (CBEIS) officially opened its doors with an elaborate grand opening ceremony on Thursday, September 20.
Professor is Unsung Hero
Professor Leon Bridges recently received a 2012 Unsung Hero Award at the 5th Anniversary Celebration of the Sisters Saving the City.
Film + Architecture Series @ MORGAN
The School of Architecture and Planning is pleased to announce its first Film + Architecture Series (FAS). The Film + Architecture Series at Morgan State University, hosted and sponsored by the School of Architecture + Planning, will be the beginning of a series of films that will be featured throughout the academic year, specifically, two (2) per semester.
SA+P at Interschool Design Competition
The Interschool Design Competition is an annual gathering at the National Building Museum of six Washington D.C. area university architecture programs in a collaborative design charette and awards program, organized by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) including Morgan State University, University of Maryland, Howard University, Catholic University of America, Virginia Tech and University of DC.
SA+P Spearheads Morgan Community Mile
President David Wilson has charged Dean Mary Anne Akers to spearhead the new Morgan Commuity Mile Initiative, a university/community partnership where residents, businesses, public officials, and other stakeholders come together with Morgan's faculty, students, and staff to make our community a better place.
SA+P Advisor Speaks about NCARB Grant
Dan Bailey, President of Penza Bailey Architects and member of our graduate program in architecture advisory council, was recently interviewed in the NCARB E-Connector, an online newsletter, about his experience working with SA+P students as part of the BIM course that was developed as a result of funding the NCARB grant program received in 2008.
SA+P Faculty Curates New Exhibit
D:Center Baltimore kicks off The Baltimore Modernism Project with a show of renderings from the archives of the Baltimore Architecture Foundation.
SA+P Faculty Published in Planning Journal
Professor Sidney Wong, Assistant Professor in city and regional planning, was recently published in the Journal of Planning History.
Studio Uses Video Conferencing for Crits
This Fall term, Senior (ARCH 401) Design Studio of Leon Bridges, FAIA, NOMAC, has just completed the first SA+P video conferencing design studio session.
Professor Scharmen to Present at ACSA
Department of Architecture's Professor Frederick Scharmen will present his paper on NASA's space colony designs of the 1970s at the 101st Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) Conference in San Francisco.
Freshman Runway Show a Success!
The first annual BSAED Runway Show presented the work of the Fall 2012 Freshman class.