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Morgan Screenwriting and Animation Department Promotes Maryland Film Industry

Morgan State University’s Screenwriting and Animation (SWAN) faculty and students in conjunction with the Digital Media Center (DMC), recently produced the 4th annual fundraising video for the Maryland Film Industry Coalition (MFIC), a non-profit organization formed to boost Maryland’s competitiveness in the film and television industry. The video was premiered to a full house at the Suburban Club of Baltimore ... Read More »

Morgan Alumni to Produce “For Colored Girls” in Baltimore

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A group of Morgan State alumni will be featured in a regional production of “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf” at Garrison Forest School’s Garland Theater from July 26-28. Presented by ArtsCentric, a theater company founded by Morgan alums, the program will donate a portion of proceeds from the production to House of Ruth ... Read More »

School of Architecture & Planning Designing and Building Exhibit for Artscape 2013

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CONTACT: James Thompson Project Manager 443-465-9435 Baltimore – Students and faculty from the School of Architecture and Planning have been invited for the third straight year to participate and exhibit an environmental installation for Artscape.  The project, titled Destination 1 is a music pavilion and DJ dome inspired by the visionary ideas of Buckminster Fuller.  A forefather of the modern ... Read More »

Professor Makes Case for ‘Perfection of Skinny Women’ in Debut Novel

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“Sanity. I find solace in writing. When I’m working on curriculum, student issues, I find that writing is how I retreat, to get lost in an alternate universe.” The communications professor, known in the fiction world as debut author ‘T. Richard,’ smiles broadly as she sits at her office desk in the University Communications Center, describing the balance between serving ... Read More »

MSU Choir Australian Tour Blog – Day 10

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Well, we have come to the last day of our Australian tour, a travel day back to the good old U. S. of A. The plane was to leave at 7:30 AM, however two choir members were still in the bed at 7:30. This delayed us about 25 minutes, which was not a great start to the day. We had ... Read More »

MSU Choir Australian Tour Blog – Day 9

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This will be our last remaining complete day in Australia! Our morning is somewhat free to do as we please, with the last group lunch at 12:30PM. Many of us were once again trying to get those last minute souvenirs of Australia. Melbourne has a relatively small center city area. Given that our hotel was in the center of town, ... Read More »

MSU Choir Australian Tour Blog – Day 8

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Today, was a day to explore beautiful Melbourne, Australia and rehearse music to be sung jointly by the Melbourne University Choral Society and Morgan. The concert will be at St. Paul’s Anglican Cathedral. The conductor of the Choral Society, Andrew Wailes, met us at our hotel early this morning. He was quite excited to lead the tour of his dear ... Read More »

MSU Choir Australian Tour Blog – Day 7

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Today was a travel day to Melbourne, the second largest city in Australia. The city is growing exponentially at a rate of an additional 1,500 persons per week. Melbourne is expected to eclipse Sydney as the largest city in Australia in less than a year. Currently Melbourne has a population of nearly 4 million inhabitants, and Sydney, 4 and half ... Read More »