This year The W’s faculty, staff, and students reads “Brown Girl Dreaming,” an award-winning poetry collection about growing up in the South in the 1960s and 1970s by Jacqueline Woodson.
Common Reading Initiative website
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Want to be involved in Theatre at MUW? Those who wish to audition for Almost, Maine and Chasing Rabbits may do so Tuesday, September 6th, at 6 pm in Cromwell Theatre. Returning majors are expected to audition with a polished 60 second monologue. Not a major? No worries! There will be monologues for you to choose, read and perform on site. Come out and join us!
Join us for four days of scintillating theater and literary fun. For our 15th season, TWT presents two fascinating new plays based on Williams' work, casual conversations with
scholars, free acting classes, and a hilarious street party – all steeped in the beauty of a
classic Southern town whose spirit has long inspired writers, artists and academics.
Find out more at www.TennesseeWilliamsTribute.org
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Join us for some IM Tuesday fun! Drop by the IM field and play.
Open to all Student Organization Presidents. Come learn about what your peer organizations are doing as well as hear updates from offices and departments.
Convocation will include a keynote address and a special ceremony recognizing the six women who were pioneers.
Launch of The Price We Paid: An Anthology of the Desegregation of Mississippi State College for Women, highlighting the creative and historiographical work of W students relating to racial integration.
Professor Alex Stelioes-Wills unveils a campus mural in honor of the anniversary of desegregation created during a class in the summer.
Art and Design will host a reception for the public before unveiling projects related to the Those Who Dared commemoration. As part of the program, Dr. Beverly Joyce will open an exhibit on desegregation at The W created by students during the spring in Gallery B of the Art and Design building.
MUW will celebrate Constitution Day by gathering at the Stringer Auditorium in the Art and Design Building at 3:00 in the afternoon. Dr. Jon Hooks will explain the significance of Constitution Day and Dr. Beverly Joyce will provide a brief introduction to "In Their Footsteps," the walking exhibit that tells the story of the integration of The W. Participants will then view the exhibit.
Rent Auditorium, Whitfield Hall
Mark your calendar for the first Developing U event for this year on Wednesday, September 21st at 12noon. A light lunch will be provided. When: Wednesday, September 21st 12noon-12:45pmWhere: Shattuck Hall Gallery, 1st FloorTopic: “Leadership and the College Presidency: How to Safely Ford Rivers and Streams ”Speaker: Dr. Jim Borsig, President
Join Dr. Borsig as he chronicles his experience as a university president and how leadership is important in the face of the many challenges that arise in the world of higher education.
We hope that you will join us! For information about upcoming Developing U programs, visit http://www.muw.edu/leadership/series.
Registration is from Sept 12 - Sept 19 on IMleagues.com/TheW
"Chasing Rabbits", an original Reader's Theatre performance, based on the work of Michael Smith, novelist and MUW English Professor.
Admission is Free!
Doors will open at 7:00 PM
Call the Theatre Department at 662-329-7353 for more information.
Leadership Program members meet to develop leadership skills and preview the upcoming year.
Daniel Immel, piano
Poindexter Hall, Connie Sills Kossen Auditorium
Open to all students. Come out to actively participate or just watch!
Social event hosted by The W Leadership Program.
Workshop open to children 8-17, with accompanying parent
An afternoon of making cyanotypes, a photographic process without a camera
2 - 4 p.m.
Preregister by calling 329-7341
Join us as we watch the first 2016 Presidential Debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in 303 Cochran Hall at 7:30! All W students welcome!
Enjoy local artists, shopping after hours, music and a children's area.