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Fostering Creativity to Combat Isolation

April 30, 2020

"Art impacts everything." That statement is front and center on the website for Paint Love, an Atlanta-based nonprofit that works with youth experiencing poverty and trauma. With the impact of a global pandemic, the statement now takes on a whole new meaning.

Message from President Pearigen: Millsaps College Staying Strong During COVID-19 Pandemic

April 27, 2020

Like every college and university in the country and beyond, Millsaps College is facing the challenges of adapting to the restrictions brought about by the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Feeding the Front Lines

April 24, 2020

"Working together works." That's how Jeff Good describes the partnership between himself and fellow Millsaps alumnus Richard Schwartz. The two are teaming up along with other Jackson-area restaurants to provide weekend meals to healthcare workers at the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC).

Innovating to Maintain Community

April 21, 2020

"There's no reason to avoid trying something new. If people are working, parenting, and learning in more creative ways, the church is not absolved of this responsibility." These words from Rev. Theon Johnson III, Ph.D., summarize his approach to staying engaged with his congregation and the larger community he serves as pastor of Dow...

Coronavirus Pandemic Causing Deep Health, Economic, and Electoral Concerns in Mississippi

April 20, 2020

Mississippians are deeply concerned about the coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having on their health and safety as well as the economy and their communities.

Dealing with the Side Effects We Don't See

April 16, 2020

Just a few years ago, Taz Watson was a top running back for Millsaps, finishing the 2016 season with 644 yards and 14 touchdowns. He graduated in 2017 with degrees in neuroscience and cognitive systems and business administration.

From the Phone Line to the Front Line

April 13, 2020

As a physician assistant with an internal medicine group at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Gwen Baer ('99) usually spends her days working directly with patients who come through her clinic. In her eight years at Emory, she has served as the principal healthcare provider for many of her patients.

A Balancing Act

April 07, 2020

For Anne Rollings Waldrop, dealing with the coronavirus presents a delicate balance in her practice of medicine. Waldrop graduated from Millsaps in 2012 with a degree in biochemistry before earning her medical degree from The George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C.

Keeping the Connection

April 02, 2020

Coming on the heels of Mardi Gras, the coronavirus pandemic is hitting Louisiana hard, with the state becoming one of the most heavily impacted in the nation.

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