ISSUE 3                                                               OFFICIAL NEWSLETTER                                                            October 8, 2008


MUW’s write stuff: the 2008 Eudora Welty Writers Symposium

Annual event commences Thursday, Oct. 16 - A love of language and of place, tales told and characters unfolded with the turn of each page -- these pleasures and more await at the 2008 Eudora Welty Writers Symposium on the campus of Mississippi University for Women Oct. 16-18. The theme for this year’s edition of the annual event is ’Mirrors for Reality: The Past and Future Wrapped Like Butterfly Wings.’ Read More...

You’re invited to join YOUR Alumnae Association!

The Mississippi University for Women Alumnae Association is celebrating our 119th year of continuous support for the nation’s first public institution dedicated to the education of women, and you’re invited to join us in support of our beloved alma mater by becoming an active member. Read More...

An Interview with David Ivey
MUW’s first male SGA President shares his W story

"If the name changes for whatever reason, the diploma hanging on my office wall will always be inscribed Mississippi University for Women, and that I can assure you isn’t going to change!"

David Ivey, MUW Class of 1992

MUW alumnus David Ivey has an interesting perspective about MUW’s identity as a primarily female co-ed university. His views and insights should be of particular interest at this time in the university’s history, and so his interview is included in its entirety.

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Does Name Change = Mission Change?
Association Supports Current Name

You Should See

The Men of MUW
On Board with Brenda Lathan
Association Arguments Presented to State Supreme Court
   
   

Upcoming Events

October 17 & 18, 2008
MUWAeA Fall Board of Directors Meeting
October 16–18, 2008
20th Annual Eudora Welty Writers’ Symposium
MUWAeA Chapters in Action - Jackson Lunch Bunch


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