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Yesterday | WAPT-TV Jackson

Dangerous flooding on Alcorn State's Campus

HOURS LEFT MUCH OF ALCORN STATE UNIVERSITY UNDERWATER THIS MORNING. EMPLOYEES SAID THEY'D NEVER SEEN ANYTHING LIKE IT.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Weather

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Sunherald.com

Miss. universities seek $76.3M budget increase

In the last two budgeting cycles, universities have asked for smaller increases, but have persuaded lawmakers to give them almost all of what they sought.

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Related Topix: University of Mississippi Medical Center, University, MS, Mississippi State University

Wed Jun 25, 2014

National Geographic

Q&A: Widow of Murdered Civil Rights Leader Medgar Evers Moves Beyond Hatred

Among the veterans of the civil rights movement, few are more revered than Myrlie Evers-Williams, the widow of Medgar Evers, Mississippi's first NAACP field secretary.

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Related Topix: Mississippi, Mississippi Government, Meridian, MS, Philadelphia, MS

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Vicksburg Post

Alcorn president makes first visit to Vicksburg

Improving the ties between Vicksburg and Warren County and Alcorn State University will be a major priority of the university's new president.

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Related Topix: Vicksburg, MS, Warren County, MS, Mississippi Valley State University, Greenville, MS, Mississippi State University

Mon Jun 16, 2014

GlobeNewswire

Thurgood Marshall College Fund and Humpty Dumpty Institute Partner on ...

Thurgood Marshall College Fund and Humpty Dumpty Institute are celebrating its first full year of educational programming together with over 2,000 students, attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities , participating in HDI's Higher Education Alliance Program on the United Nations .

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Related Topix: Morgan State University, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Virginia State University, Texas Southern University, Southern University

Fri Jun 13, 2014

NewsOne

Re: Civil Rights Activist Medgar Evers Assassinated 50 Years Ago On This Day

Civil Rights leader Medgar Evers was a trailblazer for racial equality in the South - all while displaying a tireless dedication to self-improvement, education, and fair treatment for citizens in his native Mississippi and abroad.

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Related Topix: Activism, Mississippi, US Military, US Army, University of Mississippi

Sunherald.com

UMMC to name research program for Evers-Williams

Ever-Williams will attend the announcement at 10 a.m. Friday along with Dr. James Keeton, UMMC vice chancellor for health affairs; Dr. Bettina Beech, UMMC associate vice chancellor for population health; U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss.; and others.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Bennie Thompson, Democrat, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Lorman, MS

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