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A professor’s pie day

Emily Beaman, Reporter March 29, 2021

The Spring 2021 Boomtown Shootout Festival was a two-day event on March 19 and 20, in Burkburnett with live music, giveaways, community vendors, cooking competitions and MSU Texas's very own Jeremy Duff,...

Daria Close, assistant nursing professor, holds up the arm of the mannequin as they run through the motions of the adult code on Nov. 8, 2016.

“She truly cared about us, not just as students but personally,” remembering Daria Close

Bridget Reilly, Editor in Chief February 28, 2021

Her battle with breast cancer didn't change Daria Close, assistant professor of nursing's dedication to her students' education and wellbeing. "She really had a passion for teaching," Taylor Butler,...

After 35 years of being an educator, Jeffery Blacklock is recognized

January 17, 2021

As a first-generation student, he was wary of the life before him and the career he wanted to dedicate his life to, but he always knew he wanted to help people. Like most of us, he immersed himself in...

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After 40 years, computer science professor says goodbye to MSU

Khirstia Sheffield, Feature Editor October 16, 2020

In 1973, she was a wide-eyed student in the field of mathematics who was dedicated to her studies. In 1976, her dedication and continuous desire to learn earned her a graduate teaching assistant position...

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Geology professor receives grant to conduct research collaboration with Uganda

Khirstia Sheffield, Feature Editor October 1, 2020

Growing up in Uganda, he watched his father’s face fill with excitement as he told the stories of a mine in a coalfield. Strapped for money, his father was dedicated to making a better life for himself...

Bradley Wilson

Bradley Wilson honored as 2020 David Adams Educator of the Year

Khirstia Sheffield, Feature Editor September 8, 2020

After graduating from college in 1989, Bradley Wilson, associate professor of mass communication, was at a crossroads.  Freshly graduated Wilson had to choose between six different job offers that revolved...

Ratings site provides students with anonymous information on instructors

Shaila Botello, Reporter November 27, 2018

The first semester of college can bring an abundance of different emotions to first-time students. They can experience fear, happiness, relief, and stress. The stress a student may experience can also...

Ruth Morrow: the piano woman and marathon racer

Ruth Morrow: the piano woman and marathon racer

Sarah Graves March 29, 2017

Papers, books and folders piled 15 inches high all across the office with a only a small path to the desk and computer. At first glance, it's hard to even notice the two pianos in the office. Ruth...

Everett Kindig, professor of history

Campus legends tested

conner wolf March 15, 2016

Students voice their opinions on campus legends from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo.Over the years, the students have perpetuated some urban legends, getting hit by a university vehicle will result in getting...

Bob Brotherton, sitting judge in Wichita Falls' 30th District Court, leads a study session for a Criminal Justice class on November 10th at 6 pm in the Martin Building. Photo by Rachel Johnson

District Judge makes time for teaching

Matthew Swiger January 29, 2015

It is easy to find professors at Midwestern State University who now teach in the field they once worked, but it is much harder to find professors who still work in the field they teach. However,...

Tench Coxe, program coordinator of intensive english language institute, speaks to his class Monday morning in Harden about their spring break. Photo by Lauren Roberts

Two Prothro-Yeager professorships filled for fall

Ethan Metcalf March 25, 2014

Two tenure-track assistant professor positions were filled in the Prothro-Yeager College of Humanities and Social Sciences this fall. Tench Coxe, Intensive English Language Institute program coordinator...

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