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A reminder for parents in the digital age

Posted 9/1/2018 in Community

Despite technology's growing presence in both the classroom and home, a new study found that an overwhelming 90 percent of educators and parents say reading 15 pages on paper a day can help improve language and memory.

Lost and found: Found objects meet vivid imagination in this friendly 'invasion'

Posted 8/25/2018 in Community

In the hands of a good science fiction writer, an invasion of robots will send shivers up the spine. Amy Ballard's army of robots, or bots, however, is no threat.

 

Apply now for first Aspiring Young Entrepreneurs Market

Posted 8/25/2018 in Community

Young people in the Golden Triangle with an entrepreneurial spirit are invited to showcase their handmade or homegrown talents and ideas at the Aspiring Young Entrepreneurs Market to be held from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23 in Columbus.

 

Hawk watch: An everyday bus ride becomes a time to explore

Posted 8/18/2018 in Community

"Looky there, there's Sparky!" said Debby Lawrence, carefully piloting a Lowndes County School District bus, just as she has almost every school day for the past four years. She points ahead, to the top of a utility pole in the rural west Lowndes countryside, where she's spotted a hawk.

Town & Tower to feature MUW updates

Posted 8/18/2018 in Community

A general update of happenings at Mississippi University for Women, including the latest in athletics, will be the highlight of the upcoming Town & Tower Club meeting scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 23 in Fant Memorial Library.

EMCC brings home gold in national Skills USA championships

Posted 8/18/2018 in Community

One East Mississippi Community College Automotive Technology Program graduate earned a national championship title and another earned second place in the 54th annual National Leadership and Skills Conference in Louisville, Kentucky.

How to get your child to do homework without a fight

Posted 8/18/2018 in Community

When it comes to your child's homework, do you beg, plead, or bribe?

Professor helps educators eliminate language barriers

Posted 8/18/2018 in Community

A Mississippi University for Women faculty member is helping educators identify children with speech and language impairments when English is their second language.

Laundry Love: There's a lot more going on here than detergent and quarters

Posted 8/11/2018 in Community

It was in the spring of 2017 and a group of women from First United Methodist Church in Starkville were participating in a Bible study group when the women began to sense there was something more they should be doing.

A mural revisited, one more time

Posted 8/11/2018 in Community

Jerry Franks skirted the ravages of time in a deserted hallway of his alma mater, S.D. Lee High School.

MSU, Mississippi National Guard announce Bulldog Free Tuition Program for service members

Posted 8/11/2018 in Community

Mississippi State University and the Mississippi National Guard announced a new program Tuesday that will ensure free tuition for Mississippi National Guard service members enrolled full-time at MSU.

The W recognized by area breastfeeding coalition

Posted 8/11/2018 in Community

A recent recognition by the East Mississippi Breastfeeding Coalition has reinforced that Mississippi University for Women cares about its campus community.

 

Tips for working moms facing back-to-school hustle

Posted 8/11/2018 in Community

From the moment my daughter got out of school in May to the end of July, was a complete blur of summer camp, work, travel, deadlines, proposals and pool parties.

 

 

Sleepless in Mississippi: many 'surviving' on less than five hours sleep

Posted 8/11/2018 in Community

We're told the ideal amount of sleep is a blissful seven or eight hours, but in today's increasingly busy world, that's not always possible to achieve.

 

 

School news: Wells graduates

Posted 8/11/2018 in Community

 

School news: Scholarship recipients

Posted 8/11/2018 in Community

IUE-CWA Local 83770 from Columbus Air Force Base recently awarded three $1,000 scholarships in the inaugural year of its scholarship program. Recipients, from left, are Sarah Jackson and Briann Benson, graduates of Caledonia High School, and Octavia Gilliland, a graduate of Pickens County High School in Reform, Alabama.

 

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