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Working from Home

April 26, 2019

“It felt like home from the second I stepped on campus.” When Fletcher Freeman toured Millsaps as a prospective student, he encountered professors, coaches, and students who asked him about his plans for the future. Those personal interactions were part of what attracted him to enroll.

Composing the Score

April 26, 2019

In a few years, you may be in a movie theatre watching a film and wondering who’s behind the music that makes the film even better. Chances are, that music could be the creative work of Millsaps senior Leah Guan.

Millsaps College and University of Mississippi Partnership Opens Pathway for Pharmacy Students

April 25, 2019

The agreement with the University of Mississippi offers preferred admission to the School of Pharmacy for Millsaps pre-pharmacy students with high academic performance.

Rust Family Foundation Grant to Support Archaeological Research in Peru

April 18, 2019

How did regional trade networks disrupt or impact communities in Peru over 1,000 years ago? The answers to that question will be developed this summer as a professor from Millsaps College, accompanied by a graduating senior at Millsaps, conduct research supported by a grant from the Rust Family Foundation.

Robert and Dee Leggett Foundation Supports Maya Research

April 12, 2019

A new commitment from the Robert and Dee Leggett Foundation is aiding Millsaps in the excavation and reconstruction of an ancient Maya palace. The excavation of the “Kuche palace” will take place over the next ten years, and build on two decades of archeological and preservation work at Millsaps’ biocultural reserve located in ...

DJ Hawkins Receives Fulbright Grant

April 08, 2019

Millsaps College senior DJ Hawkins has been awarded a Fulbright grant to teach and study in Russia as an English Teaching Assistant (ETA). A biochemistry major from Clarksdale, Hawkins plans to pursue a career as a gastroenterologist. He is the 16th Millsaps student to be awarded a Fulbright grant.

Mississippi Voters Back Higher Minimum Wage, Infrastructure Funding, and Child Immunization

April 05, 2019

As the 2019 legislative session reaches its conclusion, Mississippi voters are beginning to think about the upcoming August primary and November general elections, which will feature all legislative and state elected offices on the ballot. The April 2019 Millsaps College/Chism Strategies State of the State Survey sought input from vo...

Art Competition Recognizes Millsaps Artists

April 01, 2019

The Mississippi Collegiate Art Competition, an annual statewide juried exhibition, featured works by four Millsaps College students this year.

McNair Fund Sparking Spiritual Growth

March 26, 2019

David McNair is dedicated to seeing young people grow spiritually, and he believes in the life-changing power of mission trips to spark spiritual growth.

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