COLUMBUS, Miss. – Best-selling author and political satirist P.J. O’Rourke will headline the 2015 Welty Gala Friday, Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. in the Mary Ellen Weathersby Pope Banquet Room.
COLUMBUS, Miss. – With more than 500 items, Mississippi University for Women’s Archives has partnered with the Mississippi Digital Library to present a digital photo collection of university and United States history.
COLUMBUS, Miss. – Mississippi University for Women’s annual fall celebration, Oktoberfest, will be held Friday, Oct. 16 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Shattuck Lawn. There is no admission charge for the family-friendly event that is open to the public.
COLUMBUS, Miss. – Local businessman Ralph McLain of Columbus has been elected chairman of the MUW Foundation Board. McLain’s term began in July.
COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Office of Student Life at Mississippi University for Women is hosting Celebrate Pride to promote the understanding of diversity, including sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression.Individuals who want to get more involved are invited to go through Safe Zone training hosted by the MUW Counseling Center Tuesday, Oct. 6 from 10 a.m. to noon in Cochran Hall, Room 303.
Columbus, Miss. -- Novelist Moira Crone returns as the keynote speaker at Mississippi University for Women’s 27th annual Eudora Welty Writers’ Symposium, Oct. 22-24, reading from her recent novel, “The Ice Garden,” which tells the story of 10-year-old Claire McKenzie, who takes care of her newborn sister Sweetie, while their mother sinks deeper into mental illness.
The Department of Music at Mississippi University for Women presents a classical piano recital featuring W music students Tuesday, Oct. 6 at 7:30 pm, in Connie Sills Kossen Auditorium, Poindexter Hall.