Voter Guide released as part of class project

Voter Box

COLUMBUS, Miss. -- The second edition of the Nonpartisan Voter Guide is here, just in time for the 2018 midterm elections.  A biennial production of Dr. Chanley Rainey’s "Campaigns and Elections" class, the guide is the result of student’s desk research and candidate interviews.  

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Kempker Post-Secondary College Award recipient


COLUMBUS, Miss. -- Dr. Erin Kempker, associate professor of history and chair of History, Political Science, and Geography at The W, was recently honored with the 2018 Educator of the Year: Post-Secondary College Award by the Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce’s Education Committee.

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Student wins prize at medieval research conference


COLUMBUS, Miss. -- Chelsey Collins, a senior history major and medieval and Renaissance studies minor, was awarded the Abels-Johnson Award for Excellence for the best student paper at the 12th annual Longwood University Undergraduate Medieval Conference recently held in Farmville, Va.

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Kempker, Shrestha W’s HEADWAE honorees


COLUMBUS, Miss. -- Dr. Erin Kempker, chair of the Department of History, Political Science, and Geography, and Lisa Shrestha, senior biology student, will represent Mississippi University for Women at the Higher Education Appreciation Day, Working for Academic Excellence (HEADWAE) Appreciation Day in Jackson.

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`Meet the Authors’ features regional writers

The Axeman

COLUMBUS, Miss. – Fant Memorial Library together with the Department of History, Political Science, & Geography and the Department of Languages, Literature, & Philosophy at Mississippi University for Women will host a series of “Meet the Authors” events this fall in the Gail P. Gunter Multipurpose Room.

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