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MSU Choir Australian Tour Blog – Day 1

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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. We made it safely to Australia, albeit a very long flight- 19 1/2 hours from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX to Sydney Australia.  As I am typing this communication, we are fourteen hours ahead of Eastern standard ... Read More »

Economics Professor Muhammad Quibria Earns Second Fulbright Award, Will Study Microlending in Bangladesh

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Economics professor Muhammad Quibria will continue his expansive work as an international economic policy expert this summer, as he will represent Morgan State University and the United States in Bangladesh as a Fulbright faculty scholar. Dr. Quibria, a two-time Fulbright scholar, will study the impact of microcredit on poverty in Bangladesh, with specific focus on small loans given to women. ... Read More »

Departments of Theater Arts, Mathematics Partner for Unique HIV/AIDS Awareness Initiative

Morgan State University today announced a new partnership with the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) to foster HIV/AIDS awareness and education in Northeast Baltimore. The partnership, a branch of the National Research Experience for Undergraduates Program (NREUP), will give MSU students interdisciplinary experience between the arts and mathematics in developing stage plays that educate viewers about the research and design ... Read More »

Christian Kameni, Morgan’s Latest Fulbright Scholar

Christian Kameni, a graduating senior in the Department of History was notified last month of his acceptance in the Fulbright Scholar Program. Kameni will study and teach in Paris beginning this summer, and is excited about the potential for his experience to move him towards a career goal of diplomacy and international affairs. He is the 131st Morgan State student ... Read More »

New Peace Corps Recruitment Office Comes to Morgan

Morgan State University today announced its successful bid to establish a Peace Corps Recruiting Office on campus.  MSU is now part of the mid-Atlantic region of the Peace Corps, a consortium including institutions in Maryland, Virginia, D.C., West Virginia and North Carolina. Dr. Elizabeth Gunn, Assistant Professor of Spanish and Coordinator of the Peace Corps Program, will be supervise the Campus Recruiter and ... Read More »

Theatre Morgan Welcomes Tony Award Winner Trezana Beverly

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CONTACT: Janice Short 443-885-3665 janice.short@morgan.edu  Trezana Beverly comes to Theatre Morgan to direct for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf. This civic-minded actor, director, and writer won the 1976 Tony Award for her role as the Lady in Red in the Broadway production of the show. This Renaissance Woman continues to utilize her talents to “uplift ... Read More »

Morgan’s Pamela Scott-Johnson Elected President of National Alliance on Mental Health – Baltimore Affiliate

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Dr. Pamela Scott-Johnson, chair of the Department of Psychology, was recently elected president of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) – Metropolitan Baltimore.  NAMI-Metropolitan Baltimore is an affiliate of NAMI, which is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI-Metropolitan Baltimore, one of the state’s most ... Read More »

Morgan Announces Appointment of Kevin Banks, DeWayne Wickham

Morgan State University President David Wilson today announced the appointment of Dr. Kevin Banks as vice-president of Student Affairs. With over 25 years of experience in the field, Dr. Banks comes to Morgan from the University of South Florida (USF) where he served as assistant vice president and dean of students. He has also served as dean of students at ... Read More »