News https://news.msutexas.edu/index.php en-us List of posts within the site. Thu, 6 Feb 2020 01:00:27 CST Cascade CMS Streich Lecture to cap Dillard International Week activities https://news.msutexas.edu/2020/02/insert-page-name.php Cleophus Franklin Jr. will be the guest speaker for the 38th Annual Streich Family Lecture Series on Free Enterprise at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, in Bridwell Auditorium in the Dillard College of Business Administration at Midwestern State University. His topic will be “Global Business and Agribusiness Trends.” Tue, 4 Feb 2020 00:00:00 CST https://news.msutexas.edu/2020/02/insert-page-name.php Kathy Floyd 02-15-2020 https://news.msutexas.edu/2020/images/c-franklin.jpg Business and Government General MSU Texas business degree program recognized among the best with AACSB accreditation https://news.msutexas.edu/2020/01/dillard-aacsb-accreditation.php Midwestern State University is excited to announce a renewal of AACSB accreditation for business degree programs. Dr. Jeff Stambaugh, the Dean of the Dillard College of Business Administration, said the AACSB (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) accreditation is the “gold standard” for business colleges. Thu, 30 Jan 2020 00:00:00 CST https://news.msutexas.edu/2020/01/dillard-aacsb-accreditation.php Andy Newberry https://news.msutexas.edu/2020/images/dillard-front.jpg Business and Government Policy and Law Faculty Forum presenters to discuss EURECA parking project https://news.msutexas.edu/2020/images/faculty-forum-artificial-intelligence-and-machine-learning.php A project that began four years ago with two Midwestern State University students examining how to find better parking has grown into a full-fledged research group that covers areas as diverse as artificial intelligence, machine learning, and mobile application design. Wed, 29 Jan 2020 00:00:00 CST https://news.msutexas.edu/2020/images/faculty-forum-artificial-intelligence-and-machine-learning.php Kathy Floyd https://news.msutexas.edu/2020/images/facultyforumlopezgriffin.jpg Science and Technology Student Life Tres Art Collective exhibition opens in Harvey Art Gallery Friday https://news.msutexas.edu/2020/01/tres-art-collective.php The Juanita Harvey Art Gallery will host an opening reception for the TRES Collective from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31. TRES, from Mexico City, explores the relationship between public spaces and garbage through artistic practices. The exhibition will be on display through March 6. Tue, 28 Jan 2020 00:00:00 CST https://news.msutexas.edu/2020/01/tres-art-collective.php Kathy Floyd https://news.msutexas.edu/2020/images/tres-front-no-reticlationfinal.jpg Arts and Humanities Civil rights activist McLemore next Speakers & Issues guest https://news.msutexas.edu/2020/01/arts-and-humanities-culture-and-society-policy-and-law-general-education-business-and-government.php Within a month of beginning his first semester at Rust College in Holly Springs, Miss., in 1960, Leslie B. McLemore participated in a boycott of a theater because they would not allow blacks to sit in the downstairs section, beginning a life of civil rights activism and research on southern black electoral politics. Thu, 23 Jan 2020 00:00:00 CST https://news.msutexas.edu/2020/01/arts-and-humanities-culture-and-society-policy-and-law-general-education-business-and-government.php Kathy Floyd 02-07-2020 https://news.msutexas.edu/2019/images/mclemore.jpg Arts and Humanities Culture and Society Policy and Law Education Business and Government MSU Texas, Harvey School of Visual Arts will host high school art competition https://news.msutexas.edu/2020/01/msu-high-school-art-competition-2020.php Midwestern State University and the Juanita and Ralph Harvey School of Visual Arts will host the Annual High School Art Competition, an exhibition of work created by public high school students. Thu, 23 Jan 2020 00:00:00 CST https://news.msutexas.edu/2020/01/msu-high-school-art-competition-2020.php MSU Texas Marketing & Public Information https://news.msutexas.edu/2020/images/hs-art-competition.jpg Arts and Humanities MSU Texas Cheer team earns third in national event https://news.msutexas.edu/2020/01/msu-cheer-team-third.php The Midwestern State University Cheer program claimed third place at the Universal Cheerleading Association & Universal Dance Association College Cheerleading and Dance Team National Championship, held Jan. 16-20 in Orlando, Florida. Tue, 21 Jan 2020 00:00:00 CST https://news.msutexas.edu/2020/01/msu-cheer-team-third.php MSU Texas Marketing & Public Information https://news.msutexas.edu/2019/images/msu-tx-cheer.-mat.jpg Student Life Sports MSU Texas senior turned research victories into job with Apple Inc. https://news.msutexas.edu/2020/01/shady-bouhkary-job-at-apple.php An eight-hour interview isn’t ordinary. Neither is getting a chance to land a job with a global leader before reaching graduation. But Shady Boukhary didn’t leave Lebanon to find Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls to be ordinary. He was unique, and others could see that. Fri, 17 Jan 2020 12:00:00 CST https://news.msutexas.edu/2020/01/shady-bouhkary-job-at-apple.php Andy Newberry https://news.msutexas.edu/2019/images/shady-presents22.jpg Science and Technology Student Life Acquisition of land sets in motion plan to expand student programming https://news.msutexas.edu/2020/01/bor-property-purchase.php MSU Texas took another step forward in its master plan to address the physical space needs for support of its students and programs. In November, at its quarterly meeting, the MSU Texas Board of Regents authorized the administration to finalize the purchase of property located at 2733 Midwestern Parkway. Thu, 16 Jan 2020 12:00:00 CST https://news.msutexas.edu/2020/01/bor-property-purchase.php Julie Gaynor https://news.msutexas.edu/2019/images/newbuilding2020.jpg Policy and Law Student Life Ocean explorer first 2020 guest of MSU Texas’ Artist-Lecture Series https://news.msutexas.edu/2020/01/artist-lecture-widder.php Last summer, deep sea explorer Dr. Edith Widder made the news by filming the first giant squid in American waters in the Gulf of Mexico. To lure the squid, she used equipment that she invented that simulates bioluminescence. Off the coast of Japan in 2012, her pioneering technology lured the first giant squid ever filmed. Mon, 13 Jan 2020 00:00:00 CST https://news.msutexas.edu/2020/01/artist-lecture-widder.php Kathy Floyd 01-29-2020 https://news.msutexas.edu/2019/images/edith-widder.jpg Culture and Society Science and Technology Morrow recipient of Carnes Fellowship https://news.msutexas.edu/2020/01/carnes-morrow-2020.php Ruth Morrow, Professor and the Bolin Distinguished Chair of Piano, is the second recipient of a fellowship at Midwestern State University that will allow faculty in the creative arts to spend one semester dedicated to projects outside of the classroom. Fri, 3 Jan 2020 00:00:00 CST https://news.msutexas.edu/2020/01/carnes-morrow-2020.php Kathy Floyd https://news.msutexas.edu/2019/images/morrow.jpg Culture and Society Arts and Humanities Wichita Falls Museum of Art excited to feature acclaimed 'Birds in Art' exhibition https://news.msutexas.edu/2019/12/birds-in-art-2020.php The Wichita Falls Museum of Art will feature “Birds in Art,” described as mesmerizing avian-themed artworks by some of the world’s most talented contemporary artists, from Jan. 10 to Feb. 22. Fri, 3 Jan 2020 00:00:00 CST https://news.msutexas.edu/2019/12/birds-in-art-2020.php MSU Texas Marketing & Public Information https://news.msutexas.edu/2017/images/315119wfma-spring-2017-web.jpg Arts and Humanities Science and Technology Culture and Society MSU Texas names 1,120 students to 2019 Fall Honor Roll https://news.msutexas.edu/2019/12/2019-msu-texas-fall-honor-roll.php Midwestern State University recognized 1,120 honor students for the Fall 2019 semester. The President’s Honor Roll included 402 students, the Provost’s Honor Roll included 326 students and the Dean’s Honor Roll included 392 students. Fri, 20 Dec 2019 14:00:00 CST https://news.msutexas.edu/2019/12/2019-msu-texas-fall-honor-roll.php MSU Texas Marketing & Public Information https://news.msutexas.edu/2019/images/dec-grad-for-honor-roll.jpg Student Life Education Ernst family adds new story to old favorites https://news.msutexas.edu/2019/12/ernst.php When the MSU-Burns Fantasy of Lights opened with the new display, “A Frozen Christmas,” the past few years of hard work, delays, and health issues melted away for creator Paul Ernst and his wife Sue. Adults and children alike were awed by the ice tree rising out of the snow in sync to the hit song “Let It Go,” with Anna and Kristoff’s arms full of presents and Elsa, Olaf, and Sven on board too. Fri, 20 Dec 2019 00:00:00 CST https://news.msutexas.edu/2019/12/ernst.php Kathy Floyd 01-03-2020 https://news.msutexas.edu/2019/images/ernst-frozen.jpg Business and Government General Arts and Humanities Culture and Society MSU graduate, professor have cover article in Journal of Paleontology https://news.msutexas.edu/2019/12/paleo-journal-cover.jpg.php To have a scholarly article published by an academic or scientific journal is an accomplishment that students and professors aim for. When the article winds up as a cover story on one of the most respected journals of your field, it’s an academic grand slam. Thu, 19 Dec 2019 00:00:00 CST https://news.msutexas.edu/2019/12/paleo-journal-cover.jpg.php Kathy Floyd 01-06-2020 https://news.msutexas.edu/2019/images/paleo-journal-cover.jpg Science and Technology General MSU Texas Fall 2019 graduates https://news.msutexas.edu/2019/12/fall-2019-grads-listing.php Midwestern State University had 504 undergraduate and graduate students who were candidates for degrees in December 2019 with the provision that they meet all requirements as prescribed by the faculty and administration. Honor graduates receiving bachelor degrees included 48 summa cum laude, 50 magna cum laude, and 46 cum laude. Honor requirements are a grade point average of 3.9-4.0 for summa cum laude, 3.7-3.89 for magna cum laude, and 3.5-3.69 for cum laude. Honor graduates are designated in the list below. Tue, 17 Dec 2019 00:00:00 CST https://news.msutexas.edu/2019/12/fall-2019-grads-listing.php MSU Texas Marketing & Public Information Education General Student Life Arts professor honored to serve as juror of Art St. Louis XXXV https://news.msutexas.edu/2019/12/jason-bly-art-stlouis.php Jason Bly, an Associate Professor at the Juanita and Ralph Harvey School of Visual Arts at Midwestern State, was recently honored to serve as the juror for the Art St. Louis XXXV, a show featuring 52 artists Tue, 17 Dec 2019 00:00:00 CST https://news.msutexas.edu/2019/12/jason-bly-art-stlouis.php Andy Newberry https://news.msutexas.edu/2019/images/jasonbly3a.jpg Culture and Society Arts and Humanities Midwestern State University Faculty Award https://news.msutexas.edu/2019/12/msu-texas-faculty-award-fall-2019.php Dr. Tina Johnson, Associate Professor of Computer Science, received Midwestern State University’s Faculty Award during the Dec. 14 commencement ceremony. The honor is given by MSU Texas faculty to a full-time faculty member for teaching excellence and service to the University. Sat, 14 Dec 2019 11:00:00 CST https://news.msutexas.edu/2019/12/msu-texas-faculty-award-fall-2019.php Kathy Floyd https://news.msutexas.edu/2019/images/johnson-faculty2.jpg Education MSU Texas names President’s Medal for Excellence recipients https://news.msutexas.edu/2019/12/msu-texas-medal-for-excellence-fall-2019.php Students graduating with the highest grade-point averages from each of the six academic colleges were honored at the Midwestern State University commencement ceremony held December 14. The President’s Medal for Excellence winners received their medals from President Suzanne Shipley. Sat, 14 Dec 2019 11:00:00 CST https://news.msutexas.edu/2019/12/msu-texas-medal-for-excellence-fall-2019.php MSU Texas Marketing & Public Information https://news.msutexas.edu/2019/images/trejonesgraduation.jpg Student Life Education Chemistry graduate embraces future in forensics after juggling three minors and soccer at MSU Texas https://news.msutexas.edu/2019/12/sarah-stewart-graduates-with-three-minors.php Sarah Stewart came to Midwestern State University to play college soccer. Her job on the field as a starting defender was to prevent goals. A game-winning kick to win the conference championship as a sophomore was a bonus. Thu, 12 Dec 2019 09:00:00 CST https://news.msutexas.edu/2019/12/sarah-stewart-graduates-with-three-minors.php Andy Newberry https://news.msutexas.edu/2019/images/sarah-stewart-graduation-2.jpg Sports Education Science and Technology Student Life General