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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 »

Morgan Professor Pens Perspective on Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Debate

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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

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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 »

Morgan Psychology Alumna Performs at the Oscars

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Andrea Jones, Class of 2000, was one of the background singers for the Oscar winning song “Glory” in the movie Selma. Her name appears in the credit for the Oscar win.  Ms. Jones graduated with a degree in Psychology in 2000 and has since earned a master’s degree in Social Work. She currently works in the Social Work field, but continues ... Read More »

In Comes The Understudy: A star is born…

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The Canadian Opera Company lost its star tenor, Clifton Forbis, yesterday due to illness. He was scheduled to sing the demanding role of Siegmund in the 4:30 performance of Richard Wagner’s Die Walküre. Fortunately the COC had engaged the young American tenor, Issachah Savage, as the ‘cover’ for the COC’s run of seven performances. Yesterday Savage sang the third performance and, ... Read More »

Celebrating Our Common Heritage in the African Diaspora

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From the James E. Lewis Museum of Art For Immediate Release, January 13, 2015 The James E. Lewis Museum of Art is pleased to present an exhibition entitled “Celebrating Our Common Heritage in the African Diaspora – Featuring the Art of Januwa Moja and Uzikee Nelson”.  This exhibition will feature works by artist couple: Januwa Moja, wearable art designer and ... Read More »

Morgan Students Spend Winter Break Studying Abroad

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The MSU Department of World Languages and International Studies in the College of Liberal Arts, working in collaboration with the University’s Division of International Affairs, is spending much of the Winter Break this year on an educational mission in Oaxaca, Mexico. The mission, led by Dr. Elizabeth Gunn, associate professor of Spanish, who brokered a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between ... Read More »

Psi Chi Honor Society Featured in International Magazine

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The MSU Chapter of Psi Chi was recently featured in “Eye on Psi Chi” a publication of Psi Chi, The International Honor Society in Psychology. The article highlights the history of the MSU Psi Chi chapter, including the distinction of being the second Psi Chi chapter to be established at an HBCU. Dr. Carrol Perrino and Ms. Natasha Otto are ... Read More »

Former Morgan State Music Major wins International Vocal Competition

Issachach Savage wins International Vocal Competition

Former Morgan State University Music Major and choir member Issachah Savage just won all four prizes in The International Wagner Vocal Competition.  Issachah won the First place prize, the Orchestra’s choice, the Audience’s choice, and the Speight Jenkins Award which is a featured appearance in a special concert full of famous opera celebrities.  Issachah happened to win this award on ... Read More »