Geosciences Associate Professor Bill Cooke (right) is joined by Chuck Schimph for last week's celebration for Mississippi State's graduating seniors that included music, crawfish and MSU ice cream. PHOTO: Russ Houston | University Relations
Ron Paul to 'define liberty' Wednesday
Texas congressman, physician and former presidential candidate Ron Paul will discuss libertarian politics during a Wednesday [April 20] visit to Mississippi State. Sponsored by the university chapter of Young Americans for Liberty, the program featuring Paul begins at 7 p.m. in Lee Hall's Bettersworth Auditorium.
Earth Week activities under way
While many Americans tend to be mindful of good stewardship year round, Earth Week is set aside each spring to inspire and increase awareness and appreciation for the natural environment.
LEDGER: Colleges relieved by funding
The Clarion-Ledger reports that higher education leaders say Mississippi's public universities fared better than expected in the 2011 legislative session.
This Week in Mississippi State Sports, 04/18/11
Baseball travels to Trustmark Park in Pearl for a Governor's Cup showdown with Ole Miss Tuesday at 6:30 p.m., and then hosts South Carolina for an SEC weekend series starting Friday... Softball hosts Mississippi Valley State Tuesday at 5 p.m., and travels to Knoxville for a weekend series with Tennessee... Women's Tennis opens play in the SEC tournament in Knoxville on Friday with a match against Vanderbilt... Men's Tennis opens play in the SEC tournament in Gainesville on Friday... Track & Field travels to Oxford on Saturday for the Ole Miss Invitational.
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