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Morgan Hosts Imagining America Conference

Panel Discussion at Imagining America Conference

An interdisciplinary team of Morgan faculty and students including Theater, Music, Art, Behavioral Health, and Architecture hosted two events for the Imagining America Conference on October 2nd at Murphy Fine Arts Center. An afternoon session entitled The Fourth Wall: Using the Arts to Engage Urban Communities involved the following faculty; Shirley Basfield Dunlap, College of Liberal Arts, Theater Arts E. Blaise DePaolo, …

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Gov. Hogan Appoints Morgan Student to Maryland Youth Advisory Council

Sydney P. Parker

Morgan sophomore and political science major Sydney P. Parker has a passion for public service and a longtime interest in juvenile causes. Recently, that passion and interest were recognized, when Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan selected her to serve on the Maryland Youth Advisory Council (MYAC). On Sept. 11, 2015, Parker joined 54 other members chosen to serve on the Council, only a select 16 …

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Melvin Miles and the Morgan Magnificent Marching Machine

Melvin Miles

*originally posted in the Afro The halftime show at an HBCU football game is sometimes the best part of the game. And while Morgan State University, scheduled to face off against the Hampton University Pirates on Oct. 17 at Hughes Stadium in Baltimore, is undefeated in the Mid Eastern Athletic Conference and 3-2 overall, the halftime show looks to be …

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Philosophy Professor Releases Book


Professor Seth Vannatta releases book, “Conservatism and Pragmatism”. Summary: Conservatism and Pragmatism builds on the insights of classical British conservative thought and classical American pragmatist philosophy in order to illustrate the methodological norms which inform inquiry into ethics, politics, law, and history. The conservative is skeptical of the ahistorical rationalism that permeates social contract and deliberative democratic theory in politics, …

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Morgan Professor’s New Book Examines the UN’s Role in ‘Waging Peace’

Photo of Dr. Max Hilaire

Max Hilaire, Ph.D. is professor and chair of Morgan’s Political Science Department. A summa cum laude graduate of MSU with a B.A. in political science, Class of 1979, he also earned an M.A., M.Phil. and Ph.D. at Columbia University. Dr. Hilaire’s expertise is in public international law; international human rights and international humanitarian law; United Nations law and U.S. foreign …

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Around The World and Back: Ashley Coar

Ashley Coar

Ashley Coar is not your typical college student. She’s traveled the world and speaks five languages (Japanese, Spanish, Korean, French and English). And despite being born to African American parents from the United States, Korean is actually her native tongue. She didn’t learn to speak English until age seven. Along with her ability to speak multiple languages fluently, she also …

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Morgan Students Look From The Inside, Out To Show The Value Of Black Lives


Black lives matter. And one Morgan professor took up the challenge to show the world just how much. More than a year ago, Chris Metzger, a professor in Morgan State University’s Visual Arts Department, asked his students to join him in a public art project to raise social awareness. The project would be in direct response to a call to …

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Morgan Receives $500,000 Mellon Foundation Grant

Melon Award

– Award will be used to establish MSU’s Quarles Institute – Morgan State University (MSU) President David Wilson today announced a $500,000 grant to the University from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.  The award, over a three-year period, will be used to support the establishment of the Benjamin A. Quarles Humanities and Social Sciences Institute within Morgan’s College of Liberal Arts. …

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Morgan State choir, Cuban ensemble find common ground

Coro Entrevoces at Morgan State University

Article by Wesley Case • The Baltimore Sun On Wednesday afternoon, Ariana Rodriguez, a soprano from Cuba, became so overwhelmed with emotion during a solo that she took off her eyeglasses and threw them to Morgan State University’s choir room floor. Less than 30 minutes later, the vocalist — visiting Baltimore for the day with the award-winning Havana-based choir Coro Entrevoces — barely remembered …

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Morgan Choir Featured in Performance at the White House

Photo Courtesy: White House

On June 26th, for the first time, television viewers will have the chance to enjoy the Morgan State University Choir in performance at the White House, accompanying such gospel greats as Aretha Franklin, Shirley Caesar, Lyle Lovett and Darlene Love, among others. The concert is part of a special White House celebration of gospel music. It was recorded live in …

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