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Evan Ragland lab dedication

Evan Ragland lab dedication

A gift made Wednesday to the Department of Physics and Astronomy by MSU alumnus and major benefactor Hunter Henry Jr. (second from left) honors his longtime friend and fellow alumnus Evan Ragland of Diamondhead (second from right). The award provides for additional equipment in the advanced physics laboratory and an endowed advancement fund. Both the lab and fund are named for Ragland. Henry is the retired president of Dow Chemical USA, while Ragland is a computer technology inventor and retired founder of EFTS Corp. Also pictured are department head Mark Novotny (left) and College of Arts and Sciences Dean Philip Oldham.

Photo by: Russ Houston

November 14, 2002