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Take Another Bow MSU Choir

photo credit: Barbara Haddock Taylor / Baltimore Sun

Under the leadership of director Eric Conway, the Morgan State University Choir has reached many milestones, from performing at Carnegie Hall to singing “Happy Birthday” to Nelson Mandela in South Africa. But the highlight of Conway’s career came last April, when Michelle Obama invited the choir to perform at the White House. In a night celebrating gospel, the choir shared …

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From Scratch: Inside SGJC with Dean Wickham

Morgan State Newsroom

If you had the chance to launch your own journalism school, how would you do it? If your mind starts to run wild, tack on some limitations: Yes, you have the power to decide what the school is going to look like and focus on, but you have nowhere near unlimited funding. In fact, you’ll be operating on a shoestring …

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Landscape Architecture Students complete work in Belair-Edison

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Last year, the Morgan student chapter for the American Society of Landscape Architecture (SASLA) worked with the Belair-Edison neighborhood to complete conceptual designs for renovated residences and vacant lots. St. Ambrose Housing Aid Center, a non-profit housing provider, sponsored a student charrette for front yard designs with residents in the community to supplement newly renovated homes in Belair-Edison. The chosen concepts revolved around …

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Maryland Governor Recognizes Morgan Family & Consumer Sciences Day Celebration

Governor Recognizes Morgan Family & Consumer Sciences Day Celebration

Family & Consumer Sciences Day is a national celebration that educates families about the importance of preparing healthy meals and “dining in” together. In recognition of the Morgan State University Department of Family and Consumer Sciences’ celebration of this second annual event, Maryland Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. issued an official proclamation appointing Dec. 3, 2015 as Family & Consumer …

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Morgan Establishes Its First Endowed Chair

Dr. Kevin Kornegay

– Private and State Grants Fund Research on Internet of Things Security – Morgan State University (MSU) President David Wilson today announced the establishment of the University’s first endowed professorship, Dr. Kevin T. Kornegay, the Endowed Chair in Internet of Things (IoT) Security. The endowed chair is established with a $1-million grant from the Maryland Department of Commerce through the …

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MSU Professor Publishes Research on Public School Diversity

Monique McMillian

For North Carolina’s Wake County Public School System, maintaining diverse schools in the midst of rapid growth has been a concern. The Board’s 2010 decision to end the district’s socioeconomic school-assignment policy has been highly controversial and has garnered national attention. Recognizing an opportunity to provide some insight into the problem, Morgan’s M. Monique McMillian, Ph.D. — an associate professor …

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Graves School Team Wins Boeing Case Competition

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Students from Morgan State University’s Earl G. Graves School of Business and Management edged out their counterparts from Howard University to place first in the 2015 Boeing Business and Information Technology Case Competition. The MSU and Howard teams advanced to the final “face-off” after each successfully competed against four teams on their home campuses. The finals, held this past November, …

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Three Morgan Doctoral Students Named as NTHP Diversity Fellows

NTHP Diversity Fellows

In recognition of their commitment to the preservation movement, three Morgan State University doctoral students were selected as Diversity Fellows by the National Trust for Historic Preservation (NTHP) and the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC). The recipients — Iris Leigh Barnes, Charles Chavis Jr. and Teisha Dupree Wilson — are all students in the University’s …

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Maryland Governor Appoints MSU Senior to Higher Education Commission

Mariyah Bryant

She calls herself a natural-born leader. The desire to further hone her leadership skills is just one of the many reasons Morgan State senior business administration major Mariyah Bryant jumped at the chance to represent the State of Maryland and the university as the student commissioner for the Maryland Higher Education Commission, or MHEC. After submitting an application, she was …

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MSU Professor Collaborates on Baltimore Film Project

Morgan State Newsroom

In a bid to address Baltimore’s chronic ills through the arts, Johns Hopkins University announced Monday it is starting a youth film-making program so urban teens and young adults can portray their community while gaining skills and experience that could land them jobs. With a $1.6 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the university said it plans to …

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