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Latest News from The W

  • Community invited to The W’s annual fall celebration, Oktoberfest

    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.

  • Local businessman Ralph McLain to lead MUW Foundation Board

    COLUMBUS, Miss. – Local businessman Ralph McLain of Columbus has been elected chairman of the MUW Foundation Board. McLain’s term began in July.

  • Office of Student Life promotes inclusiveness through various events

    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.

  • Eudora Welty Writers' Symposium features Moira Crone


    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.

  • W Music Department host classical piano recital

    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.

  • The W celebrates Women’s Health Awareness Week Oct. 14-16

    COLUMBUS, Miss. -- Mississippi University for Women’s Department of Health and Kinesiology is celebrating Women’s Health Awareness Week Oct. 14-16 with presentations that empower women to make healthier choices.

  • Role-immersion game in Shakespeare course increases student engagement

    COLUMBUS, Miss. – Mississippi University for Women students enrolled in this fall’s Shakespeare course have found themselves having to make a case for their play before a commission with hopes of it being performed before The Queen.