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Tuesday, May 31, 2016

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Retirement and Investment session for staff and faculty

A representative from TIAA-CREFF will be on campus March 29 to hold a special session to discuss supplemental retirement and investing options beyond the Public Employee Retirement System and the Optional Retirement Plan. All W employees are invited to attend the session at 3 p.m. in the Stark Meeting Room. The session is sponsored by Staff Council and Human Resources.

 

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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First Day Anniversary

Industrial Institute & College (II&C), the predecessor to The W, opened its doors to students for the first time on this date in 1885.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013
October 22, 2014

First Day Anniversary

Industrial Institute & College (II&C), the predecessor to The W, opened its doors to students for the first time on this date in 1885.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
October 22, 2014

Spring 2015 Faculty/Staff Convocation

The faculty and staff of The W are invited to join the President for Convocation in Nissan Auditorium. Dr. Borsig will use the opportunity to welcome new members of the faculty and staff, recognize new promotions, and lay out his agenda for the upcoming semester.
Monday, January 12, 2015 8:30 am - 9:30 am
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New Faculty Symposium

Mississippi University for Women will give the academic community an opportunity to welcome and celebrate new faculty members as they present their area of research at the Provost’s New Faculty Symposium Thursday April 9, at 6 p.m. in Nissan Auditorium.

Seven junior faculty members at The W will introduce research in a 10-minute presentation and a question and answer period.

More information about the New Faculty Symposium

Thursday, April 09, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Parent & Family Day

Parents and Family of students are invited to tour campus and engage in various activities throughout the day. 

Saturday, October 03, 2015
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Chief Speaks to Campus

, Staff Council invites all faculty and staff to have a discussion with Campus Police Chief Danny Patton. Chief will discuss campus safety and what to do in the event of an emergency. The open meeting will take place in the Stark Meeting Room at 2 p.m. 

Wednesday, October 07, 2015 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Eudora Welty Writers' Symposium: Keynote

Keynote presentation by Moira Crone, author of The Ice Garden.

This event is free and open to the public.

www.muw.edu/welty

Thursday, October 22, 2015 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Eudora Welty Writers' Symposium: Session II

Featuring:

  • Sefi Atta, A Bit of Difference
  • T.R. Hummer, Skandalon
  • Melissa Ginsburg, Dear Weather Ghost
  • Kiese Lyamon, Long Division

This event is free and open to the public.

www.muw.edu/welty

Friday, October 23, 2015 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Eudora Welty Writers' Symposium: Session III

Featuring:

  • Ravi Howard, Driving the King
  • T.J. Jarrett, Zion
  • Michael Kardos, Before He Finds Her
  • Winner of the Eurdora Welty Ephemera Prize for High School Creative Writers

This event is free and open to the public.

www.muw.edu/welty

Friday, October 23, 2015 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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Eudora Welty Gala

On Friday, October 23, at 7:00 p.m., The W family, including students from the Ina E. Gordy Honors College, alumni, and community members, are invited to join us for an elegant evening on campus. The Welty Gala begins with a cocktail reception with this year's Welty Symposium authors followed by dinner and a presentation by best-selling author and leading political satirist P.J. O'Rourke.

Tickets available online: http://www.muw.edu/welty/gala

Friday, October 23, 2015 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Eudora Welty Writers' Symposium: Session IV

Featuring:

  • Lis Howorth, Flying Shoes
  • Miki Pfeffer, Southern Ladies and Suffragists
  • Randolph Thomas, The Deepest Rooms
  • Steve Yates, The Teeth of Souls

This event is free and open to the public.

www.muw.edu/welty

Saturday, October 24, 2015 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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H&K WHO Event: Red Ribbon Week

Monday, October 26, 2015
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H&K WHO Event: Red Ribbon Week

Come pledge your committment to being drug free with a photo booth in front of the Cafeteria!

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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H&K WHO Event: Red Out Day!

Show your support for Red Ribbon Week by wearing Red!

Wednesday, October 28, 2015
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National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA) Alumni Brunch

National Student Speech Language Hearing Assocation (NSSLHA) Alumni Brunch

 

This is a brunch provided by The W Speech-Language Pathology Faculty and NSSLHA Officers for all W Speech-Language Pathology Alumni and current Speech-Language Pathology students.  Please come and network with other graduates and future graduates of the W Speech-Langauge Pathology program.

Saturday, April 02, 2016 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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The Provost’s New Faculty Symposium

 Six faculty members representing all four colleges will speak about their current research. A reception will follow the presentations.

The presenters are Cathy Smith, Kristi DiClemente, Thomas Haffey, Joyce Pate, Jonathan Cumberland and Chad Murphy.

Monday, April 11, 2016 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Parent & Family Day

Parents and Family of students are invited to tour campus and engage in various activities throughout the day. 

Saturday, October 01, 2016
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