This program is in honor of Sonya Kovalevsky, an outstanding 19th century mathematician and the first woman to receive a doctoral degree in mathematics.
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Industrial Institute & College (II&C), the predecessor to The W, opened its doors to students for the first time on this date in 1885.
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On this date in 1884, the Mississippi state legislature passed the charter founding the Industrial Institute and College (II&C), the first publicly funded college for women in the United States. The school would go on to become The W.
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