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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.
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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 ...
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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.
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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...
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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.
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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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Fit More Important than Prestige

March 22, 2019

I was not shocked to read the latest news of scandal involving wealthy, powerful, and famous parents employing nefarious scam artists to help their children gain admission at prestigious colleges around the country.
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"Doing to Learn" Under the Capitol Dome

March 20, 2019

Located less than two miles from Millsaps College, the Mississippi State Capitol is the hub of statewide political activity during the legislative session, held the first three months of every year (and the first four months of each year following a general election).
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Getting Outside the Classroom at Millsaps College

March 19, 2019

A key component of a Millsaps College education is the opportunity to gain hands-on, real world engagement in chosen areas of study.
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