W professor presents award to Congressman John Lewis

James Ward with Congressman John LewisCOLUMBUS, Miss. -- Dr. James D. Ward, professor of political science at Mississippi University for Women, recently presented the Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Exemplary Practice award to United States Congressman John Lewis in Washington, D.C.

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Student’s work recognized at Natchez Literary and Cinema Celebration

Kempker, Winter, FriarCOLUMBUS, Miss. -- The work by Mississippi University for Women senior history major Christian Friar was recently honored at the 25th Natchez Literary and Cinema Celebration.

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New concentration reflects interest in public history

Dr. Erin Kempker & Dr. Amber HandyCOLUMBUS, Miss. -- The Department of History, Political Science, and Geography has launched a new history major with concentration in public history at Mississippi University for Women.

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History students create digital exhibits that can be viewed online

Christian FriarCOLUMBUS, Miss. -- This fall three History Capstone students, Ashley Cardenas, Christian Friar and Nichole Larson, created digital exhibits as part of their senior research projects  at Mississippi University for Women. 

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W students to study in Ireland

Irish FlagCOLUMBUS, Miss. -- Two MUW faculty members will lead a group of students to spend a month traveling and studying in Ireland in the summer of 2014.

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Constitution Day to be observed at The W

US ConstitutionCOLUMBUS, Miss. -- In observance of Constitution Day, the Department of History, Political Science, and Geography at The W will explore "The Federalist Papers: Then and Now."

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W student attends National Conference for College Women Student Leaders

Brianna WarnerCOLUMBUS, MS - Brianna Warner, a sophomore majoring in political science at The W, had a busy summer. She attended the Mississippi NEW Leadership Conference on the campus of The W and then spent several days at the University of Maryland attending the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL).

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MUW senior records runaway slave advertisements for internship

Christian FriarCOLUMBUS, Miss. – Christian Friar, a senior history major at Mississippi University for Women, is documenting runaway slave advertisements from Mississippi and Alabama pre-Civil War at the Columbus Lowndes Public Library this summer.

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Lott wins award at annual meeting of the Mississippi Political Science Association

Karen LottCOLUMBUS, Miss. – Karen Lott, a senior political science major at Mississippi University for Women, received Best Undergraduate Paper honors at the Mississippi Political Science Association annual meeting held at Delta State University in Cleveland.

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