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Choir Director Eric Conway’s Blog from Argentina Tour 2015

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It is that time of the year again – the time when the Morgan State University choir shares our music with yet another part of the world!  This year’s installment takes us to the South American country of Argentina!  We will tour most of the major cities in this country including Rosario, Córdoba, San Luiz, Puente del Inca, and finally ... Read More »

Everyone’s Watching Baltimore: So, Now What?

Morgan State Newsroom

Preachers, gangs, politicians, the Nation of Islam and a rainbow of social-justice groups are all poised for the “fix,” but will Baltimore really emerge reborn? Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has not yet released details of what her One Baltimore will do, but members of the clergy are arranging prayer calls and making plans to open their doors in the summer for ... Read More »

Morgan Celebrates University’s 139th Commencement Ceremony

Commencement Stream Slate

Nearly 900 Undergraduate, Graduate, and Honors Degrees Awarded Today at Hughes Memorial Stadium, Morgan State University held its 139th Commencement Ceremony awarding nearly 900 combined undergraduate, graduate and honors degrees to the spring Class of 2015. The graduation event, which was attended by family members, friends and supporters, featured a commencement address from the Honorable Graca Machel, widow of former ... Read More »

Morgan Announces Endowed Lectureship in Business Ethics

Willie E. Lanier, Sr.

- Supported by generous gift from NFL Hall of Famer Willie E. Lanier, Sr.  - Morgan State University today announced a major financial commitment from one of the University’s favorite sons, a $500,000 gift to establish the Willie E. Lanier, Sr. Endowed Lectureship in Business Ethics in the Earl G. Graves School of Business and Management (SBM). Lanier is a 1967 graduate ... Read More »

Former Morgan Professor Dr. Charles Drew Inducted into National Inventors Hall of Fame

photo courtesy of Great Black Heroes (www.greatblackheroes.com)

In recognition of his contribution to the field of medicine and his advancement of medical equipment, former Morgan State professor Charles Drew, M.D. was posthumously inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame during its 43rd Annual Ceremony, held this May in Washington, D.C. (http://invent.org/43rd-annual-induction). The National Inventors Hall of Fame recognizes monumental individuals whose innovations are crucial to our ... Read More »

NEW RESEARCH: Recycled Road Material Provides Support Baby Oysters Need

recycled-oysters

- Research Could Help Improve Oyster Populations and Benefit Watermen - For Immediate Release: APRIL 21, 2015 Contact:  Clinton R. Coleman, 443-885-3022 Nancy Jackson, 443-885-3666 Research conducted at Morgan State University’s Patuxent Environmental Aquatic and Research Lab (PEARL) shows that recycled concrete from road projects can be used to create habitat for oysters without harming the ecosystem of the Chesapeake Bay. The study, ... Read More »

Morgan Professor Pens Perspective on Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Debate

Morgan State Newsroom

When China rolled out the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank last October, the stiff resistance from the U.S. (as well as Japan) took the world by surprise. This opposition notwithstanding, AIIB, has so far picked up 27 regional members and seven non-regional members, including the U.K., Germany, France and Italy. In addition, there was a virtual avalanche of applications before the ... Read More »

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

Morgan State Newsroom

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 »

Morgan Professor Tours One of New York’s Last Wild Waterfronts with Nathan Kensinger

photo by Nathan Kensinger

As the snows of a prolonged winter melt away, signs of life are slowly returning to one of the East River’s last wild spaces. Along the rocky hills of Hunter’s Point—an overgrown promontory at the mouth of the Newtown Creek—a dense forest will soon become verdant, luring in adventurous Long Island City residents. For many years, dog walkers, high school students, ... Read More »