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MSU Choir Middle East Tour – Day 1 & 2

The Morgan State University Choir left Washington Dulles airport 10:15 on Sunday, May 18, 2014. We arrived to the airport early enough that we could leisurely go to the gate of departure. The flight time was about 12 1/2 hours from Washington Dulles which spanned seven time zones.  After a brief period clearing customs as well as purchasing visas for …

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President Wilson Addresses International Science Forum

President David Wilson was among a slate of plenary speakers to open the 2014 American Association for the Advancement of Science’s Annual Forum on Science and Technology Policy this afternoon in Washington D.C. The forum, which welcomes scientists, legislators, educators and policy makers from around the world, focuses on making science more accessible to the public through enhanced communication, entrepreneurial …

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Morgan President Forges New Partnerships with Brazilian Universities

Today, Morgan State University President David Wilson entered into an agreement with the State University of São Paulo to promote opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students at both universities to have exchange opportunities. Morgan is seeking to build on its success in enrolling students from Brazil’s Scientific Mobility Program by developing additional relationships with Brazil’s top universities. On tomorrow, President Wilson …

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Morgan State Part of Historic HBCU-China Learning Exchange Partnership

Morgan State University President David Wilson yesterday joined a cadre of historically black college and university presidents who, alongside members of the Congressional Black Caucus, announced a historic partnership with the People’s Republic of China (PRC) to increase cultural exchange between China and America’s HBCUs. The partnership, signed by PRC Vice-Premier Madame Liu Yandong and CBC Chairwoman Marcia Fudge, will …

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Morgan State Introduces the iPAL Program

Officials and students from Morgan State recently launched the campus iPAL program, an effort to expose international and domestic students to a variety of cultures on campus. Find more information on the program at www.morgan.edu/ipalprogram.

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Morgan Signs Cooperative Agreements with South African Universities

Morgan State President David Wilson recently completed an educational mission to South Africa, where he met with and signed Memoranda of Understanding with six of the nation’s universities. The agreements open the doors for international learning opportunities for Morgan students, and collaborative research and academic development with faculty from the six institutions. “We are honored to partner with some of …

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MSU Choir Australian Tour Blog – Day 9

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, …

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MSU Choir Australian Tour Blog – Day 8

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 …

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MSU Choir Australian Tour Blog – Day 7

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 …

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MSU Choir Australian Tour Blog – Day 6

Today is a travel day back to Sydney. Temperatures in Canberra this morning were cold enough to see your breath in the air. We will stay in Sydney tonight, the same hotel that we stayed the first 3 days in Australia, to take a plane tomorrow to Melbourne, the 2nd largest city in Australia. Before leaving Canberra, we made two …

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