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Morgan Psychology Department Receives National Service Award

The Department of Psychology is the recipient of the American Psychological Association (APA) Departmental Award for Culture of Service in the Psychological Sciences. The award was initiated by the APA Board of Scientific Affairs to recognize graduate and undergraduate departments that demonstrate a commitment to service in the psychological sciences. The APA Board of Scientific Affairs recognizes that the Morgan ...

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Morgan Screenwriting and Animation Department Promotes Maryland Film Industry

Morgan State University’s Screenwriting and Animation (SWAN) faculty and students in conjunction with the Digital Media Center (DMC), recently produced the 4th annual fundraising video for the Maryland Film Industry Coalition (MFIC), a non-profit organization formed to boost Maryland’s competitiveness in the film and television industry. The video was premiered to a full house at the Suburban Club of Baltimore ...

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Morgan Professor Accepted into NIMHD’s 2013 Health Disparities Program

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Dr. Alice M. Jackson, professor in Morgan State University’s Department of Political Science, has been accepted to participate in the 2013 Translational Health Disparities Course offered by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD). The admission process was competitive and was open to a target audience of health care/public health professionals; public policy professionals; academic researchers; members ...

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Pedagogy and Trayvon Martin: Professor’s Teaching Impacted by Case

Natasha C. Pratt-Harris is an assistant professor in the department of sociology and anthropology at Morgan State University in Baltimore. Dr. Pratt-Harris is a graduate of the University of Maryland at College Park. She holds a master’s degree in criminal justice administration from the University of Baltimore and a Ph.D. in sociology from Howard University. Her research and teaching interests include ...

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MSU Choir Australian Tour Blog – Day 10

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Well, we have come to the last day of our Australian tour, a travel day back to the good old U. S. of A. The plane was to leave at 7:30 AM, however two choir members were still in the bed at 7:30. This delayed us about 25 minutes, which was not a great start to the day. We had ...

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MSU Choir Australian Tour Blog – Day 9

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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

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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

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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

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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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MSU Choir Australian Tour Blog – Day 5

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The Morgan State University Choir is touring through Australia. Choir Director Dr. Eric Conway is blogging about the choir’s travels and experiences throughout the trip. Today was a day to see additional sites in Canberra, Australia’s capital city, and to present a concert at The Australian National University, in Canberra. We left the hotel early not to return until after ...

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