The Wichitan

12th Southern Forum on Agricultural, Rural and Environmental History held at MSU

12th Southern Forum on Agricultural, Rural and Environmental History held at MSU

Andrew Murray, Reporter

April 30, 2019


Filed under Campus, Featured, News

The University hosted the 12th annual Southern Forum on Agricultural, Rural, and Environmental History April 26-27 with 15 speakers from around the south speaking on their research. Whitney Snow, associate professor of history, introduced herself as the host of this forum. Then after a short delay to ma...

Hundreds participate in 10th undergraduate research forum

Hundreds participate in 10th undergraduate research forum

April 26, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Poster presentations begin at 9 https://t.co/oLxJABFd01 Clark. @MWSU_UGR @MidwesternState pic.twitter.com/kZb20AGwSJ — MSU Wichitan Online (@WichitanOnline) April 26, 2018 FROM THE PRESENTERS Gayal Hewakuruppu, computer science junior, "Using the Fourth-Order Runge-Kutta Method to Determine the Dynamic Response of a Fr...

Action needs to be taken about sexual misconduct

March 20, 2018


Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: If administrators put on forums for sexual misconduct to show students they are valued, then motions to implement change should be top priority, not saving face in front of the eyes of the media. While the nearly 2-hour forum allowed students to speak and share their concerns, many students fee...

Students raised concerns over campus safety at forum

Students raised concerns over campus safety at forum

Tyler Manning, Editor

March 20, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

To address concerns that students and faculty had regarding campus safety and to make campus populace aware of the policies in place to handle cases of sexual assault and harassment, the Office of Students Affairs and Enrollment Management hosted a forum in the Clark Student Center Comanche Suites o...

EURECA forum scheduled for April 28

EURECA forum scheduled for April 28

Tasia Floissac

March 2, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Thirty-two research projects from all campus colleges will be up for review when the Enhancing Undergraduate Research Endeavors and Creative Activities holds its forum on April 26. EURECA scholars presented preliminary draft posters of their research endeavors in two 45 minute rounds of, "Pos...

‘Sense of pride, community’ found through Black History Month kick-off

‘Sense of pride, community’ found through Black History Month kick-off

Mia Heck

February 1, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Black History Month celebrations kicked off with conversations, games and finger foods during the Kick-Off & State of the Black Community Forum & Social hosted by the office of Equity, Inclusion & Multicultural Affairs members in the Comanche Suites on Feb. 1. “It is an opportunity for...

EURECA forum to take place on Nov. 16

EURECA forum to take place on Nov. 16

Justin Marquart

November 15, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

Through the Enhancing Undergraduate Research Endeavors and Creative Activity forum, students showcase their research through oral or poster presentations. According to Magaly Rincón-Zachary, director of undergraduate research, the forum is a way for students to learn in a more comprehensive wa...

Liberal arts education changes society

Leah Bryce

February 1, 2017


Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

A hush fell over the room in Legacy Hall as Todd Giles, associate professor of English, began his introduction of the seven faculty members displayed at the front of the room. Each of these faculty members from various colleges expressed their praise of a liberal arts education, bringing more light to ...

Students take part in undergraduate and creativity forum

Students take part in undergraduate and creativity forum

Alyssa Mitchell

November 29, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

By the time they got to Clark, the $10 presentation posters looked pretty polished. The two-by-three feet posters looked professional and the students donned in formal attire had rehearsed their presentations dozens of times. But when it came right down to it, neither the presentations nor the work c...

Students spend months preparing for forum

Students spend months preparing for forum

Thomas Goad

May 1, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

A plastic heart is handed around Comanche, students and faculty sit in awe over the complexity and precision made by 3-D printers and the information gathered in this presentation.Michael Olaya, mechanical engineering and physics junior, presented his independent study, which brought in more than 70 ...

Talks help improve speaking skills

Talks help improve speaking skills

Jared Tuilagi

April 29, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

The rooms were all too similar. Chairs lined up in neat rows facing the front. A blank screen. A tiny, underpowered and outdated computer. And an often-nervous speaker, one of 43 groups doing oral presentations at the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Forum in Clark Student Center April 28.In e...

15 students discuss guns on campus at forum

15 students discuss guns on campus at forum

Jacob Smith

November 3, 2015


Filed under Campus, News

The Campus Carry Task Force held its first, and only, public forum Nov. 2 to discuss plans for the Campus Carry Law passed in the last Texas legislative session. Laura Fidelie, chair of the task force, led the forum presenting an informative case about the task force’s plans for enforcing t...

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