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Putting Art into STEM: Belhaven University Collaboration Builds Creative Maker Movement

Unlike many universities with a maker program, Belhaven includes an arts component, a point of pride for the school. Students will learn and work on projects of their own interests as it relates to STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics). The program encourages students to seek connections between disciplines and foster an autonomous maker culture at Belhaven. 

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Four Mississippi Counties More Than Double 2016 Absentee Totals Ahead of Oct. 31 Deadline

With five days to go until the Oct. 31 deadline, Mississippians in Washington, Hinds, Harrison and Sunflower counties have already returned twice as many absentee ballots for this year’s general election compared to 2016. Washington, Hinds and Sunflower each have non-white populations of at least 70%, and states nationwide have reported large jumps in African American early voting turnout. In Harrison County, which includes Biloxi and Gulfport, Black voters make up 26% of the population.

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