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UNIVERSITY RESEARCH CENTER TO HOST CONFERENCE ON SOLVING STATE'S MOST PRESSING PROBLEMS

6/8/2016 - Jackson, Miss.

Direct Link: http://livestream.com/jacksonstateu/events/5561459

WHO:University Research Center
WHAT:Host first Advancing Mississippi: Research for a Better Mississippi for More Mississippians Conference
WHEN:Thursday, June 9, 2016, 9:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
WHERE:Mississippi e-Center at Jackson State University
   1230 Raymond Road, Jackson, Miss.
KEYNOTE LUNCHEON SPEAKERS:
 Rep. Joel Bomgar, R, Madison County
 Rep. Kabir Karriem, D, Lowndes County
MORE INFORMATION: The conference will cover topics ranging from Understanding the Nature of the Teacher Shortage to Financial Literacy among College Students to Transforming Lives through Health Insurance Outreach and Enrollment and feature researchers from across the state as they present papers that address the systemic challenges that Mississippi faces.
INTERVIEWS: Presenters will be available for interviews on research presented.
The full agenda, which includes links to abstracts for each proposal, is available online.

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The Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning governs the public universities in Mississippi, including Alcorn State University; Delta State University; Jackson State University; Mississippi State University including the Mississippi State University Division of Agriculture, Forestry and Veterinary Medicine; Mississippi University for Women; Mississippi Valley State University; the University of Mississippi including the University of Mississippi Medical Center; and the University of Southern Mississippi.

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