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September 2016
September 2016

Thu. 1 Sep, 2016

Common Read: "Brown Girl Dreaming" (Thu. 25 Aug, 2016 8:00 am - Fri. 9 Sep, 2016 5:00 pm)

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

Badminton Tournament (One Day Event) (Thu. 1 Sep, 2016 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Visit IMleagues.com/TheW  for more information.

Fri. 2 Sep, 2016

Common Read: "Brown Girl Dreaming" (Thu. 25 Aug, 2016 8:00 am - Fri. 9 Sep, 2016 5:00 pm)

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

Sat. 3 Sep, 2016

Common Read: "Brown Girl Dreaming" (Thu. 25 Aug, 2016 8:00 am - Fri. 9 Sep, 2016 5:00 pm)

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

Sun. 4 Sep, 2016

Common Read: "Brown Girl Dreaming" (Thu. 25 Aug, 2016 8:00 am - Fri. 9 Sep, 2016 5:00 pm)

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

Mon. 5 Sep, 2016

Common Read: "Brown Girl Dreaming" (Thu. 25 Aug, 2016 8:00 am - Fri. 9 Sep, 2016 5:00 pm)

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

Tue. 6 Sep, 2016

Common Read: "Brown Girl Dreaming" (Thu. 25 Aug, 2016 8:00 am - Fri. 9 Sep, 2016 5:00 pm)

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

Theatre Department Auditions: "Almost, Maine" and "Chasing Rabbits" (Tue. 6 Sep, 2016 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

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!

Wed. 7 Sep, 2016

Common Read: "Brown Girl Dreaming" (Thu. 25 Aug, 2016 8:00 am - Fri. 9 Sep, 2016 5:00 pm)

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

Fall 100th Night (Wed. 7 Sep, 2016 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

The tradition of the 100th Night was introduced in 1992 and has since become one of the most cherished traditions of W students. This ceremony which occurs 100 days before graduation, is a wonderful way for student organizations to honor members of the senior class in the last few months of their college careers.  If your group is interested in participating, contact Kendall Robertson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Thu. 8 Sep, 2016

Common Read: "Brown Girl Dreaming" (Thu. 25 Aug, 2016 8:00 am - Fri. 9 Sep, 2016 5:00 pm)

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

15th Annual Tennessee Williams Tribute (Thu. 8 Sep, 2016 8:00 am - 8:00 pm)

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

Fri. 9 Sep, 2016

Common Read: "Brown Girl Dreaming" (Thu. 25 Aug, 2016 8:00 am - Fri. 9 Sep, 2016 5:00 pm)

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

15th Annual Tennessee Williams Tribute (Fri. 9 Sep, 2016 8:00 am - 8:00 pm)

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

Sat. 10 Sep, 2016

15th Annual Tennessee Williams Tribute (Sat. 10 Sep, 2016 8:00 am - 8:00 pm)

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

Sun. 11 Sep, 2016

15th Annual Tennessee Williams Tribute (Sun. 11 Sep, 2016 8:00 am - 8:00 pm)

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

Mon. 12 Sep, 2016

Tue. 13 Sep, 2016

IM Tuesday Flag Football (Tue. 13 Sep, 2016 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm)

Join us for some IM Tuesday fun! Drop by the IM field and play. 

Wed. 14 Sep, 2016

Student Presidents Council Meeting (Wed. 14 Sep, 2016 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Open to all Student Organization Presidents.  Come learn about what your peer organizations are doing as well as hear updates from offices and departments.

Thu. 15 Sep, 2016

Those Who Dared Convocation (Thu. 15 Sep, 2016 10:00 am - 11:00 am)

Convocation will include a keynote address and a special ceremony recognizing the six women who were pioneers. 

Anthology of Student Work Related to Those Who Dared Commemoration (Thu. 15 Sep, 2016 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm)

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.

Unveiling of Those Who Dared Mural (Thu. 15 Sep, 2016 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm)

Professor Alex Stelioes-Wills unveils a campus mural in honor of the anniversary of desegregation created during a class in the summer.

Reception and Opening of Those Who Dared Exhibit (Thu. 15 Sep, 2016 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm)

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.

Fri. 16 Sep, 2016

In Their Footsteps--Constitution Day (Fri. 16 Sep, 2016 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

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.  

Sat. 17 Sep, 2016

Sun. 18 Sep, 2016

Mon. 19 Sep, 2016

Tue. 20 Sep, 2016

Wed. 21 Sep, 2016

Developing U Lecture Event (Wed. 21 Sep, 2016 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

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-12:45pm
Where: Shattuck Hall Gallery, 1st Floor
Topic: “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

Thu. 22 Sep, 2016

"Chasing Rabbits" Reader's Theatre Performance (Thu. 22 Sep, 2016 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

"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.

Fri. 23 Sep, 2016

Sat. 24 Sep, 2016

W Leadership Program Retreat (Sat. 24 Sep, 2016 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Leadership Program members meet to develop leadership skills and preview the upcoming year. 

Guest Artist Recital (Sat. 24 Sep, 2016 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Daniel Immel, piano

Poindexter Hall, Connie Sills Kossen Auditorium

Free Admission

Lip Sync Battle (Sat. 24 Sep, 2016 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Open to all students. Come out to actively participate or just watch!

Social event hosted by The W Leadership Program.

Sun. 25 Sep, 2016

Sunday Afternoon in the Gallery (Sun. 25 Sep, 2016 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

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

Mon. 26 Sep, 2016

Presidential Debate Watching Party (Mon. 26 Sep, 2016 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

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!

Tue. 27 Sep, 2016

Wed. 28 Sep, 2016

Thu. 29 Sep, 2016

Downtown Art Walk (Thu. 29 Sep, 2016 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm)

Enjoy local artists, shopping after hours, music and a children's area.

Fri. 30 Sep, 2016

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