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Did They Steal The Music? Morgan Professor Weighs In For NY Times

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Changing copyright laws to stop infringement is like changing murder laws to stop homicides. The root of both issues is cultural. But sure, why not? Let’s change, update, remix, and mash-up copyright laws to reflect the times.  And while we’re at it, copyright laws aren’t the only laws that need an update: There are still lots of places in the ... Read More »

Community Conversations: Living Our Morgan Values

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My Dear Morgan Family: In less than two years from now, Morgan State University will begin a year-long celebration in recognition of our 150th birthday. That’s right–2017 will be a very special year in the history of our great University. Throughout the decades of our existence, Morgan men and women have led the way in leadership, in business and innovation, in ... Read More »

Morgan Made: Clara Adams

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Morgan alumna Dr. Clara Adams (’54) serves as Special Assistant to the president of Morgan State. Dr. Adams joined the university’s faculty in 1959, during the Jenkins administration and has worked with five other presidents since, including President David Wilson. She has also served as Vice President for Academic Affairs and dean of the School of Graduate Studies. In 2010, ... Read More »

Campus Incident Leads to Swift Action

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Dear Morgan Family: I am writing to give you an update on the plan that the University will be pursuing going forward to continue our effort toward ensuring a robust, intellectually stimulating, academically rigorous and safe learning community. Last night, I held a campus-wide conversation with several hundred students and other members of our University community in attendance.  Based on ... Read More »

MSU Students Winners in Business School Competitions

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Students Win Cash and Bragging Rights in Pitch and Business Plan Competitions On February 26th nine students competed for cash and bragging rights in the 2015 Morgan Pitch and Business Plan Competitions. The judges, Chiko Abengowe, founder of Perfect Staffing Solutions, Kelly Ernest, Marketing Director at KatzaBosch, and Drs. Augustus Abbey, Leyland Lucas, and Rob Singh from Morgan State University, ... Read More »

Morgan Made: Ruthe T. Sheffey


Dr. Ruthe T. Sheffey (’47), a longtime professor at Morgan State, is one of the nation’s leading authorities on African-American literature and women’s literature, especially the works of Zora Neale Hurston. Sheffey is the founder of the Zora Neale Hurston Society and the Founding Editor of the Zora Neale Hurston Forum. During her tenure as the Chairperson of the Department ... Read More »

Morgan State University Researchers Receive NASA Awards

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For Immediate Release March 16, 2015                                              Contact: Dr. Victor R. McCrary VP for Research & Economic Development 443-885-4631 The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has recognized two Morgan State University (MSU) research scientists for their technical efforts. The two researchers are part of a team of Morgan State University scientists who work on the Goddard Earth Sciences Technology ... Read More »

Morgan Student Named University Innovation Fellow

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Adrien Feudjio, a junior electrical engineering major at Morgan, has been named a University Innovation Fellow. After completing a rigorous 6-week training program and meeting with fellow candidates in Silicon Valley, he is ready to work with fellow Morgan students to increase campus engagement with entrepreneurship, innovation, creativity, design thinking, and venture creation. Last year, another Morgan student, Jaime Arribas Starkey-El, ... Read More »

Morgan Professor K. Nyerere Ture’ On Lessons from Ferguson

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Almost 50 years ago, an 11-member panel convened by President Lyndon B. Johnson investigated the causes of the 1960s urban riots and proposed intervention strategies for the federal government to transform American society into a real cosmopolitan canopy that included and protected all minorities as full citizens. This panel issued their findings in the “Report of the National Advisory Commission on Civil ... Read More »

Morgan Made: Rochelle Stevens


A 1988 graduate of Morgan, Rochelle Stevens is a two-time Olympic medal winner. The track and field star took home the gold in the 1996 Olympics in the women’s 4×400-meter relay. She won a silver medal for the same event in the 1992 Olympics. The Memphis, Tennessee native attended Morgan on a full track scholarship, graduating with a bachelor’s in ... Read More »