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Marcus Chosen as Giles Distinguished Professor

May 3, 2016

One of the highest awards the University can bestow upon a faculty member is that of William L. Giles Distinguished Professor. It is not a faculty rank but an honorary distinction.

SHUR Conference--A Rousing Success

May 2, 2016

Despite the inclement weather, the SHUR Conference went off without a hitch. Good papers and intellectual exchange characterized the event. SHUR CONFERENCEApril 29th and 30th, 2016Mississippi State UniversityDepartment of HistoryFRIDAY, April 29thREGISTRATION                                           4:00-5:00Colvard Student Union, Room 227           FIRST ROUND OF PANELS                       5:00-6:15 p.m. Social Connections, at Home and AbroadComments by Dr.

Mississippi State Makes its Presence Known at the Seattle Environmental History Meeting

April 16, 2016

The Department of History’s Center for the History of Agriculture, Science, and the Environment of the South (CHASES) was quite visible at the recent annual meeting of the American Society for Environmental History, the world’s oldest and largest organization of environmental historians. It sponsored the graduate student reception where nearly a hundred graduate students from across the country and around the world mingled and talked shop. Mississippi State was also well represented in the meeting’s intellectual pursuits.

Phi Alpha Theta Announces Prize Winners

April 6, 2016

Phi Alpha Theta held its annual banquet April 5 at the Historic Hotel Chester. Nearly 100 people attended. Ben Wise gave a rousing speech in which he considered the union in conversation of religion and SEC football. Much discussion ensued. Some 25 people were inducted into the Gamma Nu chapter, sheltered at Mississippi State History. Established in 1950, the banquet was graced by Dr.

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