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14-Day Writing Challenge : , 12:15 am

Mar 22, 2021 - Apr 04, 2021

Jump start your academic writing habit through the 14 Day Writing Challenge. Join colleagues as challenge and support one another to write more and with purpose! Sign up is totally free, just be sure to activate your...

How to Develop a Daily Writing Practice : , 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Mar 11, 2021

Are you sick of working all the time without making progress on your writing projects?       Are you tired of your deadline-driven, binge-and-bust writing routine?      Do you wish you could develop a healthy, consistent, daily writing routine that would allow you to meet your department’s...

Virtual Future Faculty Exploration Program - Mississippi State University :

Nov 05, 2020 - Nov 06, 2020

Mississippi State University Future Faculty Career Exploration is designed to increase diversity among faculty at Mississippi State University. We invite exceptional scholars in the final year of their doctoral studies, as well as post-docs, to experience MSU as a prospective faculty member. During...

Drive-In Viewing of John Lewis: Good Trouble : , 7:30 pm

Oct 18, 2020

Join the Starkville Oktibbeha Unity League (SOUL) for a free drive-in showing of the documentary John Lewis: Good Trouble! If you plan to leave your vehicle for any reason, please remember to bring a mask. When: Friday, October 18, at 7:30 PMWhere: Sanderson Center parking lot

Race In America: An Interdisciplinary Lecture Series : , 12:00 pm

Sep 25, 2020

The first Race in America lecture series event this semester will be a talk given by Dr. Whitney Pirtle from the University of California, Merced on Sept. 25 at noon via webex. Her talk is entitled, “Racial Capitalism and Related Fundamental Causes of COVID-19 Health Inequities.” All you need to do...

Gender Studies: Two night event celebrating the 19th Amendment : , 6:00 pm

Sep 23, 2020 - Sep 24, 2020

Gender Studies is planning a two night event focused upon the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, a speaker followed by a film screening. Both will be Webex events. Registration information is included on the attached flyer. On September 23 at 6 pm, Jennifer Riley Collins,...

Bracing For & Embracing the Fall as a Blkademic : , 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Sep 15, 2020

Recognizing the unique vulnerabilities Black academics (Blkademics) are facing in the current sociopolitical and campus climate, this interactive webinar will provide attendees with practical strategies to help them as they begin the fall semester. By increasing awareness, reflecting on holistic...

Equity and Inclusion: Train the Trainer Sessions :

Sep 15, 2020

The Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion has rescheduled the Train the Trainer session focused on Equity and Inclusion for September 15th & 16th.  Led by Dr. Kumea Shorter-Gooden, these sessions are geared towards creating pathways that cultivate learning and catalyze equity and...

Overcoming Academic Perfectionism : , 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Sep 10, 2020

Do you struggle to share your writing at early stages because it’s not perfect? Do you find yourself devastated by criticism of your work? Do you beat yourself up every time the tiniest thing goes wrong? If any of these things sound familiar, CONGRATULATIONS! You’re a perfectly normal perfectionist...

“Politics isn’t pretty, so why must she be?” : Turner Wingo Auditorium 1050 Old Main Academic Center , 6:00 pm

Mar 19, 2020

To Celebrate 100 Years of the Ratification of the 19th Amendment, The Gender Studies Program will host “Politics isn’t pretty, so why must she be?” on March 19, 2020 at 6 PM in the Turner Wingo Auditorium in Room 1050, Old Main Academic Center.  The Guest Speaker is Jennifer Riley Collins, an army...

Special Guest Seminar: Evaluating Teaching Effectiveness : Old Main Academic Center Room 3320 , 3:30 pm

Mar 16, 2020

As part of the university-wide conversation about teaching evaluations, the Provost’s Office and CTL are sponsoring Dr. Ginger Clark from the University of Southern California. She will speak about how USC reformed the process of teaching assessment and has become a national leader in assessing...

14 years of fun: MSU Libraries again hosts Charles H. Templeton Ragtime and Jazz Festival, Gatsby Gala :

Feb 27, 2020 - Feb 29, 2020

STARKVILLE, Miss.—Mississippi State University’s Mitchell Memorial Library is bringing the late 19th and early 20th centuries to life during the 14th annual Charles H. Templeton Ragtime and Jazz Festival. Taking place Feb. 27-29, the festival kicks off on the 27th with the seventh annual Gatsby...

State of Black Men Symposium : Colvard Student Union , 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Feb 18, 2020

STARKVILLE, Miss.—In celebration of Black History Month, Mississippi State’s Men of Excellence student organization is presenting its bi-annual State of Black Men Symposium Tuesday [Feb. 18] at Colvard Student Union. Themed “Breaking Barriers But Accepting Challenges,” the daylong program is free...

Dr. Latoya Eaves, Middle Tennessee State University - 'Drapetomania and the Liberatory Practices of Black Place-making' : 216 Hilbun Hall , 3:00 pm

Feb 07, 2020

Dr. LaToya Eaves, Middle Tennessee State University. 'Drapetomania and the Liberatory Practices of Black Place-making'. 3 PM, Friday 2/7, 216 Hilbun Hall.

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