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Morgan Premieres ‘Mother’s Lament’ to Pay Tribute to Victims of Violence

Production Features Original Works of Music, Poetry and Visual Arts, at Morgan’s Murphy Fine Arts Center on Sept. 17 In response to the epidemic of violent deaths affecting African Americans nationwide and acknowledging the impact on the families of victims, Morgan State University (MSU) presents “Mother’s Lament,” a musical and multimedia performance tribute event. The new production, which is led …

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Day 12 | So Long To Hangzhou

During the night at our hotel, we experienced a little unexpected excitement as the local police subjected our floor to a random security check. It wasn’t something that any of us had ever been through before. The police went from room to room checking passports and as well as Chinese Nationals’ IDs to ensure that the guests who were staying …

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Morgan Biology Professor Tapped For NIH Study Section

Morgan State University’s Dr. Gerald A. Rameau has been selected to serve as a member of the Synapses, Cytoskeleton and Trafficking Study Section. Rameau is an associate professor in Morgan’s Department of Biology. He was selected to serve because of his “demonstrated competence and achievement in [his] scientific discipline as evidenced by the quality of [his] research accomplishments,” according to …

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Morgan Staff Promoted to Newly Created Positions

Morgan State University President David Wilson today announced the promotions of Dr. Kara Turner to vice president of Enrollment Management and Student Success, and the Rev. Bernard Keels as the University’s first-ever dean of the Morgan State University Memorial Chapel. Both appointments are effective immediately. “I am pleased to announce new titles and expanded roles here at the University for …

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Transportation Internship Program Offers MSU Students Real-World Experience

For a number of Morgan graduate students interested in pursuing challenging careers in the field of transportation, the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT)-Morgan State University (MSU) Graduate School Internship Program has created a pathway to future opportunity. The program pairs students with a year-long paid internship at one of the State of Maryland’s six transportation agencies or at the MDOT headquarters and …

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Day 11 | Making Chinese Dumplings

Today, we woke up thankful! During the night Hangzhou experienced a short period of rain which allowed the temperature to cool off somewhat, but we still were experiencing a very dry heat. Our lecture for the day would be bittersweet, as this was the last classroom session we would have while in China. All of our classroom sessions have expanded …

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MSU Fulbright Students Study Abroad in Africa

Fulbright Students Study Abroad in Africa

Recently, Morgan’s Department of World Languages and International Studies sponsored the Fulbright-Hays Group Project Abroad, giving a group of students a unique opportunity for study internationally in the African countries of Senegal and The Gambia. The five-week intensive study and research program, which was made possible in part through resources received from the U.S. Department of Education, allowed participants to study …

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Day 10 | Visiting the Song Dynasty

On our third full day in Hangzhou, we were finally getting accumulated to our new surroundings which were very different from Beijing. Our first lecture of the day centered on the innovative technology China is currently developing, namely its electric car. Our session, entitled,  “The Electric Vehicle: Recent Technology Developments and Trends for Lithium Ion Battery,” taught by Dr. Yao …

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Day 9 | The Art of Wushu and Dough Sculptures

As we awoke from a good night’s rest at Wanxiang Polytechnic University, the campus was alive as students of all nationalities gathered within the university’s Foreign International Exchange Center. We started our morning with a campus tour covering the 170,000 square meter area located next to the beautiful Xixi National Wetland Park. Next, we had our first morning lecture on …

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Day 8 | Sightseeing

This morning, much to our dismay, the heat wave was still in effect and we had a full day of tours and sightseeing ahead of us. The first stop of the day was the Flower Nursery. An everlasting landscape full of culture and originality, the nursery offered a sense of serenity and reflection for each of us. Next, we visited …

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