News Article Archive
2010 Press Releases:
Lifelong activist, author to keynote MLK breakfast (12/17/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Racial reconciliation activist and author Dolphus Weary will be the keynote speaker at Mississippi State as the community celebrates the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with the 17th annual MLK Day Unity Breakfast on Jan. 17.
Environmental policy examined by Emison in book (12/17/2010) Writer: Robbie S. Ward
With this month's 40th anniversary of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, a recently published book finds innovation and challenges for the organization's partners in the South--a region not particularly known as a leader in environmental policy.
STEM students receive Robert Noyce Scholarships (12/16/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
Five undergraduates and one master's student are recipients of the Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarships in the College of Education at Mississippi State University.
Gator Bowl pre-game events set for Jacksonville (12/15/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
Events leading to the 2011 New Year's Gator Bowl matchup between the Mississippi State Bulldogs and the University of Michigan have been set through a collaborative effort among the Office of the President, Foundation, Student Association, Bulldog Club, and Alumni Association.
CAVS Extension at MSU takes top national award (12/14/2010) Writer: Jim Laird
Mississippi State University's Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems Extension Office took home a top honor from the University Economic Development Association's annual meeting in Reno, Nev., last month.
Starkville/MSU Symphony plans strings concert (12/13/2010) Writer: Robbie S. Ward
The Starkville/Mississippi State University Symphony Orchestra will begin the New Year with a Jan. 8 winter strings concert.
Salter asks grads to 'wake up,' make mark on world (12/10/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
Mississippi State alumnus, renowned political columnist, and self-professed "gifted" obituary writer Sid Salter showered the university's fall semester graduates with humor, wit and a heart-felt message in Humphrey Coliseum Friday night.
Alumni Delegates celebrate 30 years, name officers (12/10/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
The Mississippi State University Alumni Delegates are celebrating their 30th anniversary this month.
Walters selected for national engineering program (12/09/2010) Writer: Robbie S. Ward
A Mississippi State University assistant professor of chemical engineering is among 53 of the nation's most innovative young professionals selected to participate in a National Academy of Engineering program.
MSU to begin search for new Meridian dean (12/08/2010) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Mississippi State University will begin a national search for a new dean and executive director of its Meridian campus early next year, university officials announced today [Dec. 8].
Mini-grant program funds collaborative research (12/08/2010) Writer: Jim Laird
An innovative mini-grant program funded by the Office of Research and Economic Development at Mississippi State is bringing together researchers from around campus and across disciplines to foster cross-college collaboration, according to the university administrator overseeing the effort.
Top students named Arts and Sciences scholars (12/07/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
Nineteen top students from Mississippi State University's College of Arts and Sciences have been named to the fall 2010 Society of Scholars.
Campbell named national SVA president (12/06/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Mississippi State University research associate Michael Campbell is the new president of the Student Veterans of America, the nation's leading advocacy group for student veterans.
MSU professor honored by economics organization (12/03/2010) Writer: Robbie S. Ward
A Mississippi State University economics professor is being honored for his contributions to the field by a regional professional organization.
Journalist, MSU alum delivers commencement address (12/02/2010) Writer: Robbie S. Ward
Acclaimed political journalist, columnist and Mississippi State alumnus Sidney "Sid" Salter will deliver the university's 2010 fall commencement address.
Voluntary reaccreditation sought by MSU Police (12/02/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
All aspects of the Mississippi State University Police Department's policy and procedures, management, operations, and support services will be examined this month by an assessment team from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies Inc.
$1.5M gift establishes Lee Chair in finance at MSU (12/01/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
A newly created endowed position will enhance the work of the College of Business Department of Finance and Economics at Mississippi State University and honor the memory of former Jackson area resident Jack R. Lee.
MEDIA ADVISORY: MSU hazard plan gets public review (11/29/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Mississippi State is entering the final phase of a two-year process to attain official designation as a Disaster-Resistant University through the Federal Emergency Management Agency, which has approved MSU's plan pending adoption.
Textbook rental program brings savings to students (11/29/2010) Writer: Maridith Geuder
In partnership with the Barnes & Noble campus bookstore, Mississippi State officials say a textbook rental program has saved university students more than $125,000 during the 2010 fall semester.
Gordy establishes endowed horticulture positions (11/24/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
A 1963 Mississippi State University alumnus has created two endowments to ensure the future of floral management and horticulture education in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Indian Ambassador visits Jackson (11/24/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Strategic partnerships between India and the United States will be the topic during a Dec. 3 visit by Meera Shankar, Indian Ambassador to the United States, when she addresses the Executive Lecture Forum of Jackson at 7 p.m. at the Jackson Country Club.
Twenty-first class of MSU Alumni Fellows named (11/23/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
Mississippi State University has named the 2010 class of Alumni Fellows, with each of the 10 individuals having distinguished themselves in their respective careers.
MSU prof part of national Civil War conversation (11/22/2010) Writer: Robbie S. Ward
STARKVILLE, Miss.--What if Abraham Lincoln had lost his 1860 presidential election?
Major gift establishes wetland theater at MSU (11/19/2010) Writer: Maridith Geuder
A major bequest from a West Point native and longtime conservationist will establish a demonstration wetland, outdoor classroom, and associated upland prairie in the heart of Mississippi State's Starkville campus.
Moser to discuss Nobel Prize winner's work Nov. 29 (11/18/2010) Writer: Maridith Geuder
A Nov. 29 lecture sponsored by Mississippi State's Institute for the Humanities will feature a lecture by foreign languages professor Keith Moser on the work of 2008 Nobel Prize winner in literature, J.M.G. Le Clézio.
Criss Christmas Concert features jazz trombonist (11/17/2010) Writer: Robbie S. Ward
Acclaimed trombone jazz extraordinaire Wycliffe Gordon will be the featured artist Nov. 30 in Lee Hall's Bettersworth Auditorium during the Criss Christmas Concert, a performance of Mississippi State's annual Lyceum Series.
MEDIA ADVISORY: GIS Day at MSU is Wednesday (11/16/2010) Writer: Jim Laird
A Mississippi State University program that introduces local middle and high school students to cutting-edge geographic information systems technology and GIS career opportunities takes place Wednesday [Nov. 17].
MEDIA ADVISORY: Community benefits from Day One (11/16/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Mississippi State's Day One Leadership program for new freshmen will hold its annual showcase and celebration Thursday [Nov. 18] in the Colvard Student Union.
Veterans Discovery Day set for Saturday [Nov. 20] (11/15/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
More than 300 Mississippi Army National Guard soldiers will be at Mississippi State Saturday [Nov. 20] for the university's fourth Veterans Discovery Day.
MSU program showcases science at MSTA conference (11/12/2010) Writer: Jim Laird
Members of Mississippi State's ATOMS2xp team traveled to Jackson recently to showcase science classroom innovation for more than 450 instructors and administrators at the Mississippi Science Teachers Association's annual conference.
First Egg Ball to benefit Mississippi KIDS COUNT (11/12/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
Those who want to make a tradition out of helping the state's children can begin Nov. 26 at the first Mississippi KIDS COUNT Egg Ball.
International Week hosts Fulbright ambassador (11/11/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Fulbright ambassador and Washington State University professor Mushtaq Memon will present two lectures on international education when Mississippi State observes International Education Week Nov. 13-19.
Gordon, Thomas assume MSU fundraising roles (11/10/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
Wesley P. "Wes" Gordon and Perry King "P.K." Thomas IV recently began fundraising roles with Mississippi State University for the areas of engineering and student affairs, respectively.
MSU again selected to award Tillman Scholarships (11/10/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
Mississippi State University has been selected to award national Tillman Military Scholarships for a second consecutive year.
MSU center wins competitive $4.25-million grant (11/09/2010) Writer: Jim Laird
A five-year, $4.25-million federal grant will allow a Mississippi State center to initiate and expand research into systems change, education, training and outreach activities that foster employment of people who are blind or visually impaired.
Trivial knowledge to generate funds for CDFSC (11/09/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
Those who have a vast knowledge of random facts and meaningless information can show off their talent during Trivia Night, Friday [Nov. 12], and help support the Child Development and Family Studies Center at Mississippi State.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Second Habitat house dedicated (11/08/2010) Writer: Robbie S. Ward
Mississippi State University President Mark E. Keenum will be among university and community representatives at the Habitat for Humanity house dedication at 10 a.m. on Tuesday [Nov. 9], completing the second Maroon Edition build in Starkville.
Terrill selected Miss Mississippi State University (11/08/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
Junior Jessica Terrill of Starkville is the new Miss Mississippi State University and will represent MSU in the Miss Mississippi Pageant next summer in Vicksburg.
Mississippi landscapes visit New York for a night (11/05/2010) Writer: Robbie S. Ward
Wandering through Mississippi's social and cultural landscape, plenty of characters, soul, quirks and wisdom emanate from Magnolia State artists.
Weeklong celebration to honor veterans (11/05/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Next week's celebration of the country's armed forces members will pay tribute to this group's military contributions beginning Wednesday [Nov. 10] and draw attention to the observance of national Veterans Day Thursday [Nov. 11].
Agreement sees MSU join efforts to reduce hunger (11/05/2010) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Mississippi State University officially established ties with the United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organization Friday to work together on initiatives to address world hunger and poverty.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Keenum, FAO to sign pact on hunger (11/04/2010) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Mark E. Keenum, president of Mississippi State University, will officially establish ties with the United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organization Friday [Nov. 5] to address world hunger and poverty.
MSU Wind Ensemble to perform Nov. 9 (11/04/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
The Mississippi State University Wind Ensemble will feature music by composers ranging from Ralph Hultgren to Gustav Holst in a concert Tuesday [Nov. 9].
Speaker to put technology theft in perspective (11/03/2010) Writer: Jim Laird
Brett Kingstone has a simple message for America's manufacturers, entrepreneurs and lawmakers: protect the country's intellectual property and innovative technology.
VA mobile health clinic to return on Veterans Day (11/03/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
The G.V. "Sonny" Montgomery Center for America's Veterans at Mississippi State University is sponsoring a mobile health clinic Veterans Day, Nov. 11, to provide limited health care services and Department of Veterans Affairs enrollment information.
Lecture Series focuses on South's modernization (11/02/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Award-winning writer Jeffrey Allred will discuss the modernization of the South when the Distinguished Lecture Series sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities continues Monday [Nov. 8].
MEDIA ADVISORY: MSU to host BEST robotics contest (11/02/2010) Writer: Robbie S. Ward
High school students from three states will participate in the Mississippi Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology robotics competition hosted at Mississippi State Saturday [Nov. 6], from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in McCarthy Gymnasium.
Eleven contestants to vie for Miss MSU title (11/01/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
Ten Mississippi students and one from Alabama vie Friday [Nov. 5] for the title of Miss Mississippi State University.
Julie Jordan named RCU director (11/01/2010) Writer: Jim Laird
Julie Jordan has been named director of the Research and Curriculum Unit for Workforce Development, Vocational and Technical Education at Mississippi State University.
Music Discovery Day set for Nov. 22 (10/29/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
The Mississippi State University Department of Music will host its annual Music Discovery Day Nov. 22 for prospective music and music education majors to learn more about the MSU program and the potential for future careers.
MSU Health Center chosen for tobacco pilot project (10/28/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
The Longest Student Health Center at Mississippi State University is one of 10 sites selected to lead the statewide Tobacco Cessation "Office of Champions" Pilot Project administered by the Mississippi Academy of Family Physicians Foundation.
Consumers regaining confidence in state's economy (10/27/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
Mississippians have regained much of the consumer confidence they had lost this past spring, when the Gulf Coast oil spill adversely affected residents' views of the state's economy.
MSU research reveals Hub City smoking ban results (10/27/2010) Writer: Robbie S. Ward
A report released today by Mississippi State University shows a more than 13 percent decrease in heart attacks in Hattiesburg since the city passed a comprehensive smoking ban in public businesses, also resulting in an estimated savings of millions of dollars.
University Florist open house, program are Friday (10/26/2010) Writer: Robbie S. Ward
Mississippi State's University Florist will hold a holiday open house on Friday [Oct. 29] to showcase a variety of seasonal designs.
Symphony Chorus performs 'Music of Franz Schubert' (10/26/2010) Writer: Maridith Geuder
A free Nov. 7 public performance by the Starkville-MSU Symphony Chorus will feature Franz Schubert's "Mass in G," accompanied by strings and organ.
Day One builds student leadership through service (10/26/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
When Tucker Davidson began planning for his freshman year at Mississippi State, the Hernando High School senior was looking for ways to get involved on campus and plug into the Starkville community.
MSU prof: Halloween has evolved from its roots (10/25/2010) Writer: Robbie S. Ward
Robert Wolverton's orange ceramic pumpkin, which welcomes visitors to his house during October, shows how much Halloween has evolved through the centuries.
117 race to support "United is the MSU Way" (10/25/2010) Writer: Jim Laird
Mississippi State University hosted 117 runners and walkers recently for the "United is the MSU Way" 5K run/walk, a popular fundraiser for the land-grant institution's United Way campaign. Held on a picture perfect autumn Saturday, this year's race took participants over the university's rolling hills on tree-lined roadways by landmark buildings and new construction projects.
Midterm elections forum hosted by MSU department (10/22/2010) Writer: Robbie S. Ward
Will incumbent Blue Dog Democrats Travis Childers and Gene Taylor survive the 2010 Republican mid-term tidal wave?
IHL gives OK to proceed with Cotton Mills project (10/21/2010) Writer: Maridith Geuder
The Board of Trustees of the Mississippi's Institutions of Higher Learning Thursday gave its approval to a Mississippi State University proposal to advance development of the Cotton Mills Marketplace project in Starkville.
Fans: monitor tailgate items, report issues (10/21/2010) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Following an increased number of fan reports that tailgating items have been missing after MSU home games, the university's Game Day Committee has held special meetings to learn more about the issues and to discuss prevention measures.
MSU Golf Management captures third PGA Jones Cup (10/21/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
Mississippi State's Professional Golf Management team captured their third PGA Jones Cup Wednesday, with a final-round 5-over-par 293 and 590 total to defeat Methodist University by one stroke and 19 other teams.
Entergy extends Promise to 100 MSU recipients (10/21/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
One hundred students are receiving Promise Awards at Mississippi State University this academic year through a $250,000 gift funded by Entergy Mississippi Inc.
MSU student forestry group maintains high ranking (10/20/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
Mississippi State's student chapter of the Society of American Foresters continues among the top organizations of its kind in the nation.
Robbery reported near MSU campus (10/19/2010) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Mississippi State officials are urging that students be vigilant in taking precautions for personal safety after a reported mugging Tuesday [Oct. 19] on the edge of campus.
Homecoming weekend filled with family fun (10/19/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
Several fun-filled, family-oriented activities are fast approaching as part of this weekend's Homecoming festivities at Mississippi State, with the annual parade launching the events Friday [Oct. 22] at 5 p.m.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Winter, Espy join Stennis panel (10/18/2010) Writer: Robbie S. Ward
What would Mississippi's venerated John C. Stennis do in the context of the current national budget crisis, looming wars, and today's partisan political environment?
Art major Tully wins homecoming poster contest (10/18/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
Junior Katie Tully of Long Beach is the winner of Mississippi State's 2010 Homecoming Poster Design Contest, with her prize-winning piece becoming the official artwork for the university's annual celebration scheduled for Saturday [Oct. 23].
Reported weekend assault at MSU deemed false (10/18/2010) Writer: Maridith Geuder
A continuing investigation by Mississippi State's police department has determined that a campus crime reported earlier by a male subject was false.
Cyber Security Awareness Week underway Oct. 18-22 (10/15/2010) Writer: Jim Laird
Safe computing demands 24/7 diligence, but for one week every year, technology security comes into special focus at Mississippi State with Cyber Security Awareness Week.
Homecoming Queen and Court to be presented Oct. 23 (10/15/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
Senior Anne Elise Parks of New Albany is the 2010 Homecoming Queen at Mississippi State University.
Davis, Haskins named Mr. and Miss MSU (10/15/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
Seniors Price Davis of Jackson and Libbo Haskins of Madison are the 2010 Mr. and Miss Mississippi State University.
Kight named assistant business college fundraiser (10/14/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
Jimmy Kight is the new assistant director of development for Mississippi State's College of Business.
MSU ranked among top military-friendly colleges (10/13/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Mississippi State University has been ranked among the top 20 best colleges and universities in the United States for military personnel and veterans.
To ward off flu, consider vaccination (10/12/2010) Writer: Maggie Harris
In addition to a return to football, fall brings with it a return of the risks associated with seasonal flu. Common-sense precautions such as hand-washing go a long way toward protecting against the flu, but almost everyone can benefit from a flu vaccination, according to a Mississippi State University physician.
Grant boosts rehabilitation counseling education (10/11/2010) Writer: Jim Laird
A long-term training grant from the U.S. Department of Education's Rehabilitation Services Administration is opening doors for students interested in pursuing master's degrees in rehabilitation counseling at Mississippi State.
Phi Kappa Phi among elite chapters of excellence (10/08/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
Mississippi State's chapter of the honor society Phi Kappa Phi is one of only five in the country to receive the national Chapter of Excellence award, recognizing the organization's outstanding abilities in promoting academics and service to others.
Merger sharpens focus of two MSU research centers (10/08/2010) Writer: Jim Laird
Two Mississippi State University research centers are merging this month, pending approval of the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning.
MSU research center reaches 60-year milestone (10/07/2010) Writer: Robbie S. Ward
Academics and experts from Mexico, Italy and throughout the United States in an array of social science fields will gather at Mississippi State Oct. 14 to discuss topics that include children's health care, safety, and location related to quality of life.
Fulbrights, MSU share global mission of service (10/06/2010) Writer: Robbie S. Ward
Fulbright scholars and Mississippi State University have the same goal in mind--helping people on a global scale.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Auto conference hosts MSU leaders (10/06/2010) Writer: Jim Laird
Roger King, director of Mississippi State University's Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems (CAVS), and Clay Walden, director of the CAVS Extension Center in Canton, will be in Tunica this week [Oct. 6-8] for the Southern Automotive Conference (SAC)--a gathering of auto manufacturers, suppliers, service companies and industry leaders, along with economic developers and elected officials.
Keenum tapped for advisory group on global poverty (10/05/2010) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Mississippi State University President Mark Keenum is joining a broad-based advisory group that will provide strategic leadership on issues related to the ways agricultural development and food security can help reduce world poverty.
Diverse team examines impact of climate change (10/05/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
A $1 million National Science Foundation grant is helping Mississippi State researchers bring together a diverse group of educators, theologians, psychologists, geoscientists, economists, engineers, and others to provide education on the local effects of climate change.
MEDIA ADVISORY: International law expert lectures (10/04/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
International law and relations expert Cmdr. James Kraska will present "Maritime Power in the Western Pacific" when he addresses the Executive Lecture Forum of Jackson at 11:45 a.m., Thursday [Oct. 7] at the Fairview Inn. The event is part of the Janos Radvanyi Chair in International Security at Mississippi State University.
Santos kicks off 2010-11 Humanities speaker series (10/01/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Poet and essayist Sherod Santos will launch the 2010-11 Distinguished Speaker series with a reading of his collective works of poetry on Oct. 7.
Art professor's work featured in Colorado exhibit (09/30/2010) Writer: Robbie S. Ward
Exploring the connection between dreams and reality, photography by a Mississippi State University art professor will be on display through Oct. 30 in an exhibition at The Center for Fine Art Photography in Fort Collins, Colo.
MSU hosting 5K race for United Way Oct. 16 (09/29/2010) Writer: Jim Laird
The local community is invited to help support Mississippi State University's United Way campaign by participating in the "United is the MSU Way" 5K run/walk Saturday, Oct. 16.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Gen. Honore media arrangements (09/28/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
Media on the Mississippi State University campus Wednesday [Sept. 29] for the visit by Lt. Gen. (Ret) Russel Honore are asked to adhere to a few guidelines.
Jazz guitarist to kick off MSU's Lyceum Series (09/27/2010) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Mississippi State's annual performing arts series opens Oct. 5 with a solo performance by Grammy-award winning jazz guitarist Earl Klugh.
Humanities lecture series to feature Ward (09/27/2010) Writer: Robbie Ward
A West Point-based historian and cultural observer will discuss folklore and history Tombigbee River steamboats on Thursday [Sept. 30] at 4 p.m. at Mississippi State University.
'One John Wayne dude' speaks at Mississippi State (09/24/2010) Writer: Maridith Geuder
The general who helped lead recovery efforts on the Gulf Coast following Hurricane Katrina will present a Sept. 29 public lecture at Mississippi State.
MSU student group honored for service (09/24/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
Mississippi State University's student chapter of the Forest Products Society was recognized by the international organization as one of the top three groups in the nation.
Mothers of infants have new amenity on MSU campus (09/24/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
Mothers of infant children who visit Mississippi State University now have an added amenity with the recent introduction of seven lactation support rooms.
MSU researcher advising European Commission panel (09/23/2010) Writer: Jim Laird
Loblolly pine trees are a common sight in Mississippi. For generations, they have been a valuable resource and important commodity.
MSU's ATOMS2xp hosts science-filled Saturday (09/23/2010) Writer: Jim Laird
A Mississippi State University program focused on enhancing science education recently hosted 40 teachers from around the state and local students for Super Scientific Saturday, and organizers are impressed with the results.
Students give MSU first look during Preview Days (09/22/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Prospective students and their parents will once again have the opportunity to experience a day at Mississippi State when the Office of Admissions and Scholarships hosts Fall Preview Days on Sept. 27 and Oct. 11.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Energy town hall meeting Sept. 27 (09/22/2010) Writer: Jim Laird
Third District Congressman Gregg Harper (R-Miss.) will keynote a town hall meeting on energy at Mississippi State's Bost Theater Monday, Sept. 27. The Partnership for Affordable Clean Energy (PACE) and the university's Sustainable Energy Research Center (SERC) are sponsoring the two-hour public event.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Press details for Mortenson visit (09/21/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
A few media guidelines are in place for best-selling author, humanitarian, and Nobel Prize nominee Greg Mortenson's visit to Mississippi State this Thursday [Sept. 23].
Youngsters to enjoy symphony program Oct. 1 (09/21/2010) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Special daytime concerts for children in grades K-5 will culminate Oct. 1 with a 7:30 p.m. general admission performance by the Starkville-Mississippi State University Symphony Association.
Dees to receive MSU honor (09/20/2010) Writer: Maridith Geuder
The founder of a Montgomery, Ala.-based organization that offers free legal services and advocacy in the areas of civil rights, immigrant justice, and children at risk will receive a judicial recognition from Mississippi State University Sept. 28.
StatePride funds faculty support, scholarships (09/20/2010) Writer: Maridith Geuder
As StatePride continues to gain momentum, the four-year fundraising initiative is making possible spendable income for faculty awards and student scholarships at Mississippi State University.
Researchers unlocking malaria's mysteries (09/17/2010) Writer: Jim Laird
A Mississippi State University faculty member's collaboration with a National Academy of Sciences ecologist is providing new insight into how one of the world's most persistent pathogens works.
Mortar Board chapter receives Silver Torch award (09/17/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Mississippi State's Centennial Chapter of the Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society has been recognized by the organization with a top award for commitment to excellence and scholarship.
Symphony opens season with 'Pops on the Plaza' (09/16/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
The Starkville-Mississippi State University Symphony opens its 42nd season Sept. 21 [Tuesday] with its brass quintet performing during "Pops on the Plaza."
MEDIA ADVISORY: Constitution Day hosts Southwick (09/16/2010) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Leslie Southwick, a federal judge with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, will be guest speaker at Mississippi State Friday [Sept. 17] for an 11 a.m. public event that coincides with Constitution Day. The event in 100 McCool Hall is coordinated by the Department of Political Science.
EPSCoR project targets broadband boost for state (09/15/2010) Writer: Jim Laird
Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) research and education activities in the Magnolia State are expected to grow with a National Science Foundation grant to enhance cyber connectivity.
Lyceum Series season packed with musical talent (09/15/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
MSU's 2010-11 Lyceum Series begins Oct. 5 with Grammy-winning guitarist Earl Klugh, followed by myriad musical talent from the Dance Theatre of Harlem Ensemble to Montana Repertory Theatre's "Bus Stop."
MEDIA ADVISORY: Backpacks given to Afghan children (09/14/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
A 9-year-old girl in Afghanistan named Lamia, who needed a pair of shoes, inspired Lt. Gen. John Bradley and wife Jan to do something.
Sixteen states represented by 2010 Maroon Band (09/14/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
More than 320 students representing 16 states are members of this year's Famous Maroon Band, as evidenced last week at the Bulldogs' SEC season-opening football game against Auburn.
MSU enrollment on the rise for six consecutive years (09/13/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
For the sixth consecutive year, Mississippi State University has increased fall semester enrollment and continues as the state's largest university.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Fire safety day set for Sept. 20 (09/13/2010) Writer: Jim Laird
September is Campus Fire Safety Month in Mississippi, and officials at Mississippi State are using the month-long, statewide effort to raise fire safety awareness at the land-grant institution.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Infrastructure discussed by panel (09/10/2010) Writer: Robbie Ward
Representatives from the Mississippi Department of Transportation, an engineering consulting firm, the state's largest asphalt company, and a metal facility manufacturer will discuss on Wednesday [Sept. 15] infrastructure needs for north Mississippi during the next five years.
Visiting composer to give concert, master classes (09/10/2010) Writer: Robbie Ward
Internationally acclaimed, multi-talented composer and keyboard artist Phillip Keveren will perform a concert and provide workshops to individuals and groups during his Mississippi State University campus visit Sept. 16-18.
Komen on the Go, MSU to promote cancer awareness (09/09/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
The health education and wellness department at Mississippi State University is partnering with the Susan G. Komen Foundation to promote breast cancer awareness with a mobile, interactive information center.
Public meeting shares concepts for MSU master plan (09/08/2010) Writer: Maridith Geuder
A Sept. 15 public meeting at Mississippi State will provide an overview of future directions for campus development.
MSU names vice president for budget and planning (09/08/2010) Writer: Maridith Geuder
A veteran Mississippi State University administrator is being named the land-grant institution's vice president for budget and planning.
Humanitarian, author Mortenson lectures Sept. 23 (09/07/2010) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Humanitarian and Nobel Prize-nominee Greg Mortenson, author of the best-selling "Three Cups of Tea," will lecture at Mississippi State Sept. 23.
Faculty leadership program taps 15 (09/02/2010) Writer: Jim Laird
Fifteen Mississippi State faculty members have been chosen for the competitive 2010-11 William Hall Smith Faculty Leadership Program, which is sponsored by the Office of Research and Economic Development.
MSMS, MSU partnership fuels student discovery (09/01/2010) Writer: Jim Laird
An innovative partnership between Mississippi State University and the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science is fueling student discovery in a wide range of academic disciplines.
MSU joining national computing consortium (09/01/2010) Writer: Jim Laird
A National Science Foundation grant will help fund a project to engage Mississippi State faculty members and industrial partners in research to accelerate autonomic computing knowledge creation and technology transfer.
MSU's first lady unveils statewide reading program (08/31/2010) Writer: Maridith Geuder
In the second year of Mississippi State's common freshman reading program, Maroon Edition, First Lady Rhonda Keenum is encouraging young readers across the state to participate in a children's version of the best-seller, "Three Cups of Tea."
NSF awards grant to Mishra for coastal marsh study (08/31/2010) Writer: Jim Laird
The National Science Foundation is awarding a Mississippi State assistant professor almost $200,000 in rapid response grant funding to study the Deepwater Horizon oil spill impact on Louisiana salt marshes.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Hopper to sign children's books (08/30/2010) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Missy Hopper, a Mississippi State assistant professor in education, will sign copies of her newly-released children's books Wednesday [Sept. 1] at 5:30 p.m. in Mitchell Memorial Library's John Grisham Room. The event is open to the public, and a reception immediately follows.
Aramark Dining honored for work with disabled (08/27/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Aramark Dining Services at Mississippi State University has been named "Employer of the Year" by the Rehabilitation Association of Mississippi.
'Science of the Spill' airs Aug. 31 (08/26/2010) Writer: Jim Laird
The Center for Educational Training and Technology at Mississippi State is partnering with Mississippi Public Broadcasting and others to produce "The Science of the Spill," a four-part television series taking a scientific look at issues surrounding the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
MSU administrator named 'National Role Model' (08/25/2010) Writer: Robbie Ward
A Mississippi State University administrator is being honored for his work as a role model for minority students.
Maroon Edition exhibit includes national artists (08/25/2010) Writer: Maridith Geuder
As part of the cultural and educational events for this fall's common freshman reading program at Mississippi State, 43 contemporary ceramic artists are contributing their representations of cups to a Sept. 7-Oct. 28 exhibition on the Starkville campus.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Sen. Cochran to honor WWII vets (08/24/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
The G.V. "Sonny" Montgomery Center for America's Veterans at Mississippi State will host a ceremony honoring Oktibbeha County's WWII veterans Saturday [Aug. 28] with U.S. Senator Thad Cochran as keynote speaker.
Forde selected for PRSA College of Fellows (08/24/2010) Writer: Robbie Ward
The head of Mississippi State University's department of communication has been elected to a Fellowship appointment by the world's largest public relations organization for professionals.
MSU's Franklin Furniture Institute helps companies (08/23/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
Two Mississippi furniture manufacturers may have cheaper electrical bills with the help of Mississippi State University's Franklin Furniture Institute.
Shuttle GPS devices aid student commuters (08/20/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Mississippi State students who depend on university shuttles to navigate campus now have a new tool to help plan their commutes.
Fifty complete MSU Summer Bridge program (08/19/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Fifty high school graduates have completed the Summer Bridge Program at Mississippi State, helping them prepare for their first semester as university engineering students.
Prestigious Phi Kappa Phi honors Rajala with award (08/19/2010) Writer: Robbie Ward
Mississippi State University's dean of the Bagley College of Engineering is being honored by the nation's oldest, largest and most selective academic honor society.
MSU CAVS Extension's work in West Point recognized (08/18/2010) Writer: Jim Laird
Mississippi State University's Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems Extension office is being recognized nationally for its work with a Clay County manufacturing facility.
Research takes Smith to City of Angels, Big Apple (08/18/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
A Mississippi State professor's work will take him across the U.S. next week as he shares his research and insight with audiences in Los Angeles and New York.
Mobile health clinic to help vets with benefits (08/17/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
The G.V. "Sonny" Montgomery Center for America's Veterans at Mississippi State University is sponsoring Saturday [Aug. 21] a mobile health clinic to provide limited health care services and Department of Veterans Affairs enrollment information.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Scholar discusses Japanese culture (08/17/2010) Writer: Jim Laird
The connections between Mississippi and Japan will come into focus Thursday [August 19] when Mississippi State University hosts Yoshiki Matsui, a professor of operations management at Yokohama National University.
MSU research VP named to Gulf recovery commission (08/16/2010) Writer: Jim Laird
Mississippi State's chief research officer was named to the Mississippi Gulf of Mexico Commission by Gov. Haley Barbour today [Aug.16].
Barbour explains biofuels position at MSU summit (08/16/2010) Writer: Robbie Ward
Gov. Haley Barbour looked into the crowd of university researchers, entrepreneurs, industrial leaders, and national and international authorities on biofuels gathered in a Jackson hotel conference room last week and said something they already knew.
Greenwood to represent MSU as Fulbright scholar (08/12/2010) Writer: Robbie Ward
A Mississippi State associate professor of architecture will lecture and research in Armenia during the 2010-11 academic year as a Fulbright scholar.
Service DAWGS offers students service opportunity (08/11/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
More than 250 Mississippi State volunteers are expected to participate in the university's campus-wide day of service on Tuesday [Aug. 17].
Starkville/MSU Symphony to hold open auditions (08/10/2010) Writer: Maridith Geuder
As it prepares for its 42nd consecutive season, the Starkville/Mississippi State University Symphony Orchestra will hold open auditions for a variety of instruments.
INSPIRE connects teachers with student researchers (08/10/2010) Writer: Jim Laird
Teachers from around the Golden Triangle are partnering with graduate students at Mississippi State University to enhance earth and space science education in seventh through 12th grade classrooms.
Campus groups partner to introduce BullyMail (08/09/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
A cooperative effort between the Mississippi State Student Association and university Information Technology Services has generated an improved student e-mail system with increased storage space.
MEDIA ADVISORY: MSU family to begin Habitat house (08/06/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
A groundbreaking for the second Maroon Edition Habitat for Humanity house will be held Tuesday [Aug. 10] with Mississippi State University President Mark E. Keenum as guest speaker.
Dawg Daze kicks off MSU fall semester (08/06/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Dawg Daze, Mississippi State's annual kick-off festivities for fall semester, will welcome students on Wednesday [Aug. 11] and conclude on Sept. 3 with a Midnight Dawg Rally at the MSU Amphitheater to usher in the 2010 football season.
Engineering department head serves on state board (08/05/2010) Writer: Robbie Ward
A Mississippi State University department head has been appointed by Gov. Haley Barbour to the state Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Surveyors.
Maroon Edition reaches to Afghan school children (08/04/2010) Writer: Maridith Geuder
As one service component of the 2010 Maroon Edition common reading program, the university will collect items for a non-profit foundation that provides supplies for school-aged children in war-torn Afghanistan.
Keenum addresses land-grant roles in food aid (08/04/2010) Writer: Maridith Geuder
At a gathering of international representatives in Kansas City, Mo., today [August 4], Mississippi State University President Mark Keenum moderated a broad-ranging discussion of the role land-grant universities play in food aid and capacity development.
Engineering society honors professor for mentoring (08/03/2010) Writer: Robbie Ward
The world's largest engineering honor society has recognized a Mississippi State University professor for her student mentoring efforts.
Certificate program bolsters career opportunities (07/30/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
A new certificate program, offered by Mississippi State University for graduate students, aims to enhance their prospects for career opportunities by broadening their knowledge in the applications of information technology.
MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA giving MSU million dollar grant (07/29/2010) Writer: Jim Laird
Mississippi State University's leadership with vehicle technology that promotes air quality, improved fuel economy and emissions reductions will be recognized during a special event on campus Aug. 5.
Residence hall "move-in" day is Aug. 11 (07/28/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
To assist Mississippi State University students moving into campus housing, faculty and staff will be on hand to lift and carry during the fifth annual MVNU2MSU Aug 11.
Grant boosts project by Early Childhood Institute (07/27/2010) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Focused on making professional development more accessible for rural and low-income childcare providers in Mississippi, a new Mississippi State University project will develop multimedia tools to demonstrate best practices in early care and education.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Symposium to showcase research (07/27/2010) Writer: Robbie Ward
More than 50 undergraduate students from Mississippi State and other universities will showcase their summer research July 29 [Thursday] at a symposium sponsored by the university's Shackouls Honors College.
Geography plays role in state consumers' outlook (07/26/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
Consumer confidence in the future of the state's economy has dipped to the lowest recorded level since Mississippi State University's "Economy Watch" series began in early 2009.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Alcohol seminar hosted at MSU (07/23/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
More than 60 administrators from colleges, health centers and communities across the state will be on the Mississippi State campus Tuesday [July 27] for a university-sponsored seminar aimed at improving alcohol programs.
SA officers lead university into 2010-11 year (07/23/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Leading the Mississippi State University Student Association for the 2010-11 school year, which begins Aug. 18, are president Thomas Sellers (center) of Canton, and (from left) attorney general Nathan Upchurch of Kosciusko, vice president Rhett Hobart of Greenville, secretary Valerye Windham of Grenada, and treasurer Randall Weems of West Point.
MSU, NSF empower students through summer research (07/22/2010) Writer: Robbie Ward
Charnia Hall's big plans to help make a difference in the world came closer to reality this summer.
Aldridge, Hampel assume new MSU development roles (07/21/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
Two professional staff members within the Mississippi State University Foundation are receiving promotions to lead key fundraising areas at the institution.
MSU researcher's cybersecurity solution a winner (07/20/2010) Writer: Jim Laird
Somewhere--this very minute--a computer network is under attack.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Suttle demolition begins Wednesday (07/19/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Demolition of Suttle Hall on the campus of Mississippi State University is set to begin at 2 p.m., Wednesday [July 21].
MEDIA ADVISORY: Former NATO adviser lectures (07/19/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
"NATO, Relic or Relevant?" will be the question posed by former Deputy Defense Adviser for the U.S. Mission to NATO, Clarence H. Juhl, when he addresses the Executive Lecture Forum of Jackson at 11:45 a.m. on Thursday, July 22, at the Fairview Inn.
Jason Mraz to headline MSU Bulldog Bash 2010 (07/16/2010) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Grammy Award-winning artist Jason Mraz, a Virginia native now living in San Diego, will headline the Sept. 24 MSU Bulldog Bash presented by Cellular South.
MSU announces 2010 fall semester dates (07/15/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Prospective students can continue to apply for admission to Mississippi State University through Aug. 2, with the first day of fall semester classes set for Aug. 18.
New test method targets Gulf seafood safety (07/14/2010) Writer: Jim Laird
A new test method developed by State Chemical Lab scientists at Mississippi State University for Gulf of Mexico seafood is expected to help protect the buying public and get commercial fishermen back to business.
Enhancing student achievement on ATOMS' agenda (07/13/2010) Writer: Jim Laird
More than 40 middle school science teachers from around the state recently completed the ATOMS2XP Summer Institute at Mississippi State University.
Auto association honors MSU CAVS' contributions (07/12/2010) Writer: Jim Laird
Automotive manufacturers and suppliers in the Magnolia State are honoring the Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems at Mississippi State University for its contributions to the industry.
Celebration biggest ever for MSU send-off parties (07/09/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
A record-breaking 58 "send-off" parties will be hosted this month and in August by the Mississippi State University Alumni Association and Office of Admissions and Scholarships, as chapters around the nation welcome incoming students to the 132-year-old land grant institution.
MSU Foundation announces record giving year (07/08/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
For a second consecutive year, Mississippi State University has topped the $60 million mark in the area of private gifts, with more than $65 million contributed during the just ended fiscal year.
Talon supercomputer among world's 'greenest' (07/07/2010) Writer: Jim Laird
Mississippi State University is now home to one of the world's greenest supercomputers, according to the newly released Green500 list.
Certification helps assure MSU purchase power (07/07/2010) Writer: Jim Laird
At a time when public purchasing often is in the spotlight, Mississippi State University's Office of Procurement and Contracts is taking steps to make the most of state resources.
'Action Team' unlocks Quitman's community charm (07/06/2010) Writer: Robbie Ward
For Quitman Mayor Eddie Fulton and other community-minded citizens, it all began about nine months ago when a group of strangers with notepads arrived in the small town.
Teachers head back to class for TANS program (07/02/2010) Writer: Jim Laird
Middle school science teachers from around the Magnolia State headed back to class this summer for the Teacher Academy in Natural Sciences at Mississippi State University.
New MSU alumni leaders take office (07/01/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
New members of the Mississippi State University Alumni Association's national board of directors are beginning one-year terms.
Leader seeks to enhance world research alliances (06/30/2010) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Having just concluded an invited meeting in Italy with three international agencies, Mississippi State President Mark E. Keenum is moving to tap capabilities of the state's flagship research university to help them.
Local teachers hone high-tech skills at workshop (06/29/2010) Writer: Jim Laird
More than a dozen teachers from East and Central Mississippi are graduates of a Mississippi State workshop on uses of computational science to enhance instruction in basic science principles.
Forestry professor, administrator receives honor (06/28/2010) Writer: Sammy McDavid
The head of Mississippi State's forestry department is a new Fellow of the Society of American Foresters.
MSU aircraft flies over most in U.S. challenge (06/23/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
A Mississippi State student engineering team again is among top finishers navigating an unmanned radio-controllable aircraft system in a simulated combat zone.
High death rates 'moving' from city to country (06/21/2010) Writer: Robbie Ward
National trends in recent decades reveal an "emerging mortality penalty" for people living outside of metropolitan areas, Mississippi State researchers are reporting in American Journal of Public Health.
MEDIA ADVISORY: International conference at MSU (06/18/2010) Writer: Robbie Ward
A professional gathering of about 80 international authorities on computer modeling and simulation will be sponsored Tuesday-Friday [June 22-25] by Mississippi State's Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems at the Cochran Research Park.
Several administrative changes announced at MSU (06/18/2010) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Mississippi State President Mark E. Keenum announced Friday [June 18] plans to combine administrative functions of two research units and the colleges of Forest Resources and Agriculture and Life Sciences.
MSU president to address world hunger (06/17/2010) Writer: Maridith Geuder
During an invited presentation next week in Rome, the president of Mississippi State will outline the university's capabilities for addressing food security and hunger.
Alumni Association celebrates 125th anniversary (06/17/2010) Writer: Sammy McDavid
The Mississippi State University Alumni Association celebrated its 125th anniversary Thursday [June 17].
MSU among 20 fastest academic supercomputing sites (06/16/2010) Writer: Jim Laird
Mississippi State's standing as a supercomputing leader has a new rank.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Teachers attending tech workshop (06/15/2010) Writer: Jim Laird
More than 20 high school and community college teachers from around the state gather at Mississippi State next week to learn how computational science fits into Mississippi education standards and enhances their students' learning of basic science principles.
Local scout thanked by T.K. Martin Center (06/14/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Boy Scout Davis Pigg of Starkville (second from left) is being thanked by Mississippi State's T.K. Martin Center for Technology and Disability for a handmade wheel-chair ramp he constructed for the university-affiliated Mississippi Horse Park.
Students named to Beta Gamma Sigma honor society (06/11/2010) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Some 90 academically achieving juniors, seniors, graduate students, and doctoral graduates in Mississippi State's College of Business are new members of the university chapter of the Beta Gamma Sigma international honor society.
Business honor society recognizes MSU students (06/10/2010) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Mississippi State business majors from Tippah and Madison counties are receiving top honors from the university chapter of an international honor society.
Jones County student takes top PR award (06/09/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
A Mississippi State senior is being recognized as the state's top public relations student by the Public Relations Association of Mississippi.
Frances Coleman honored for Grant Collection role (06/08/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
The dean of libraries at Mississippi State is one of two being honored with the Ulysses S. Grant Association's first John Y. Simon Award of Merit.
MSU units top PR winners in collegiate competition (06/07/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
Two Mississippi State departments are winners of nearly 20 major 2010 awards given by the College Public Relations Association of Mississippi.
Police investigate reported sexual assault (06/05/2010) Writer: Maridith Geuder
STARKVILLE, Miss.--Mississippi State University police are seeking more information about a weekend sexual assault reported in the early hours of Saturday morning [June 5].
MEDIA ADVISORY: MSU welcomes home EcoCAR team (06/04/2010) Writer: Robbie Ward
For its first-place finish last week in the 2010 EcoCAR: The NeXt Challenge competition, the Mississippi State student team will take its winning vehicle on a victory lap through campus Tuesday [June 8] afternoon.
New MSU Distinguished Scholars (06/03/2010) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Eight incoming freshmen from as close as Starkville and as far away as coastal Jackson County are receiving Mississippi State's most prestigious scholarships.
MSU honors Hollandale alum (06/02/2010) Writer: Sammy McDavid
In ceremonies Tuesday [June 1], Mississippi State honored Air Force Capt. Kermit O. Evans Sr., an alumnus who died during military service in Iraq.
Harrison Central grad receives prestigious honor (06/01/2010) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A Mississippi State doctoral student from Gulfport is among this year's group of National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellows.
MSU EcoCAR student team wins big in California (05/27/2010) Writer: Robbie Ward
Mississippi State is on its way for a possible repeat. A university student team of some 20 members took first place overall Thursday [May 27] in the second round of the 2010 EcoCAR: The NeXt Challenge.
U.S.-Vietnam relations to be examined (05/25/2010) Writer: Robbie Ward
A Fulbright Scholar and authority on Vietnam will discuss the Southeast Asian country's relationship with the United States and other topics during a June 7 program at Mississippi State.
Ray Vaughn named associate vice president (05/24/2010) Writer: Robbie Ward
A nationally recognized authority on cyber-security and head of Mississippi State's computer science and engineering department is the university's new associate vice president for research.
Stephen Cunetto to head state library association (05/21/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
The systems administrator for the Mitchell Memorial Library at Mississippi State is president-elect of the Mississippi Library Association.
Distance MBA program expands military rate offer (05/20/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
The distance-learning master's degree program in business administration at Mississippi State is extending its appeal for military personnel serving or residing in the region.
Grad says 'ciao' to Fulbright-enabled experience (05/18/2010) Writer: Robbie Ward
When recent Mississippi State graduate Daniel R. Zabaldano arrives in Italy in a few months, he plans to immerse himself in the international community while pursuing a graduate education.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Kermit Evans tribute at vet center (05/17/2010) Writer: Sammy McDavid
At a 2 p.m. ceremony June 1, the G.V. "Sonny" Montgomery Center for America's Veterans at Mississippi State will dedicate its new day room in memory of a university alumnus killed in Iraq.
Kevin Hunt, Jan Odom receive top advising honors (05/14/2010) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Mississippi State faculty and staff members are being honored for their hard work and dedication in ensuring the successful educational development of university students.
High-voltage lab director receives Powe Award (05/13/2010) Writer: Robbie Ward
An internationally recognized Mississippi State faculty member in high-voltage research is receiving the university's 2010 Ralph E. Powe Research Excellence Award.
Jeter and Bailey honored by Legislature (05/10/2010) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Former Student Association president Blake Jeter of Brandon (l) and faculty senate president Hart Bailey (r) are Mississippi State's 2010 honorees in the annual state higher education appreciation program.
No prediction: Meteorology team best in U.S. (05/07/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
For the second consecutive year, a Mississippi State meteorology team is No. 1 in North America.
MSU to incoming students: 'Take one for fun' (05/06/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
When scheduling fall semester classes, new Mississippi State students are being encouraged to "take one for fun."
MSU announces final DRU public session (05/05/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
Mississippi State, local and state officials continue to seek community input for the land-grant institution's official designation as a Disaster-Resistant University.
Landscape contracting team among U.S. best (05/05/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
A Mississippi State student team once more is ranked among the nation's best in a landscape architecture and contracting competition.
Economy Watch report: 'Confidence' improving (05/03/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
Even with reports of high unemployment and increasing foreclosures, consumer confidence among Mississippians is showing improvement.
Judges Aycock, Waller address graduates (05/01/2010) Writer: Sammy McDavid
In addition to receiving well-wishes with their diplomas, new Mississippi State graduates were counseled Saturday by two prominent jurists who are alumni of the university.
Professor assumes role with Delta Health Alliance (04/30/2010) Writer: Maridith Geuder
A veteran Mississippi State faculty member with an international recognition for research now will have a key position with an organization working to improve health in the Mississippi Delta.
Demarais honored by international society (04/30/2010) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Stephen Demarais of Mississippi State is a new Fellow of The Wildlife Society.
Students named new members of Alumni Delegates (04/30/2010) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Twenty-three Mississippi State students are new members of one of the university's primary liaison and support groups.
Mississippi Workforce University established (04/29/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
During steep economic downturns such as the one currently impacting the state, partnerships can prove invaluable in managing public resources.
Weekend robbery report deemed false (04/28/2010) Writer: Maridith Geuder
A continuing investigation by Mississippi State's police department has determined that a campus crime reported earlier by a male student was false.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Stennis Center groundbreaking Mon. (04/28/2010) Writer: Robbie Ward
Groundbreaking ceremonies for Mississippi State's Science and Technology Center will take place at 10:30 a.m. Monday [May 3] at NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center.
MEDIA ADVISORY: U.S. Grant Assn. annual meeting (04/28/2010) Writer: Maridith Geuder
For the second year in a row, the national Ulysses S. Grant Association is holding its annual meeting at Mississippi State University.
MSU police investigate strong-arm robbery (04/27/2010) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Mississippi State University police seek more information about a weekend robbery reported on Monday.
MSU continues to deliver on 'Promise' to students (04/27/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
As Jeffery Davis began considering his future while nearing graduation at East Central Community College, it seemed there were more questions than answers.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Jack Reed Sr. book signing Friday (04/26/2010) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Jack Reed Sr., a prominent Tupelo businessman and onetime Republican gubernatorial candidate, will be at Mississippi State Friday [April 30] to sign copies of his recently released book, "A Time to Speak: Speeches by Jack Reed."
Students join for D.C. internships (04/22/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Six academically achieving Mississippi State students soon will join peers from Michigan State University to get hands-on experience in federal public policy issues.
Education honor society still among best in U.S. (04/19/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
For the 13th consecutive year, Mississippi State's student chapter of the Pi Omega Pi national business education honor society is among the nation's Top 10.
Nancy Hargrove to head regional body (04/16/2010) Writer: Maridith Geuder
An English department faculty member at Mississippi State who retired last year is the new leader of the South Atlantic Modern Language Association.
MSU organizes special business strategy training (04/15/2010) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A Tupelo conference next month is designed to help manufacturers and other businesses better compete in a changing global business environment.
MSU announces Eco Week, Earth Day observances (04/15/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Exhibits, speakers, music, and more are on the agenda next week [April 19-23] for Mississippi State's Eco Week and Earth Day celebration.
Martin Center debuts new art gallery this weekend (04/14/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
A new gallery featuring art unlike any other in the state opens Sunday [April 18] at Mississippi State.
Molpus to lead Carlton Owen lecture next week (04/14/2010) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A Neshoba County native and former three-term Mississippi secretary of state will be featured Tuesday [April 20] at Mississippi State's 2010 Carlton N. Owen Lecture Series.
Don Buffum elected to national professional board (04/14/2010) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Mississippi State's director of procurement and contracts is a new member of the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing board of directors. Don Buffum recently was elected to represent members in Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Tennessee.
Adviser Rachel Singleton to hold regional post (04/13/2010) Writer: Sammy McDavid
An award-winning Mississippi State staff member is a newly elected regional leader of a national academic advising organization.
Tiempo Libre performs Latin jazz for Lyceum Series (04/12/2010) Writer: Maridith Geuder
A Miami-based Cuban jazz group twice nominated for Grammy Awards performs Tuesday [April 20] at Mississippi State.
MSU, Starkville designate Physical Activity Month (04/12/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Mississippi State and the City of Starkville will announce Friday [April 16] the launch of a local push to promote physical activity and healthy lifestyles among all members of the university and municipal communities.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Brazilian consul coming to Jackson (04/09/2010) Writer: Sammy McDavid
The top Southeast-based diplomat of South America's largest country and one of the world's largest economies speaks Thursday [April 15] at the Executive Lecture Forum in Jackson.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Maroon Vibes launches Unity Week (04/08/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
An inter-university arts festival and 5K run Saturday [April 10] kick off a week of free entertainment, speakers, food, and music as part of the annual Unity Week festivities at Mississippi State.
MSU establishes relief fund for fire victims (04/07/2010) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A relief fund now is in place at Mississippi State to provide assistance to members of the university family affected or displaced by disaster, including Tuesday's apartment fire in Starkville.
MSU, Air Force leaders discuss partnerships (04/07/2010) Writer: Robbie Ward
At Mississippi State Wednesday [April 7], a three-star U.S. Air Force general said the university will assist in a "continual partnership" to help with some highly specialized research.
Spring graduation features four prominent alumni (04/07/2010) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Two Mississippi State graduates of the 1970s now holding major Magnolia State judicial posts will be featured speakers for the university's May 1 commencements.
MSU to offer criminology degree program (04/06/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Beginning with summer-term classes in June, Mississippi State's College of Arts and Sciences will offer a bachelor's degree program in criminology.
Program invites town reps to 'Your Town' training (04/05/2010) Writer: Robbie Ward
Community leaders and others residing in small towns around the state are invited to a three-day community development workshop next month in Louisville.
ESPN commentator Mark May coming mid-month to MSU (04/05/2010) Writer: Sammy McDavid
An award-winning former player who's become a nationally recognized college football analyst will be featured April 15 at Mississippi State's 2010 Lamar Conerly Honors Lecture.
Forest resources announces online degree program (03/31/2010) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Mississippi State now offers an online graduate degree program in forestry to help working professionals and others expand their education.
Keenum receives top faculty award (03/30/2010) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Mark E. Keenum now is the first sitting Mississippi State president to be honored with the Outstanding Honors Faculty Award of the university's Shackouls Honors College.
Campus, city leaders to students: 'Get counted' (03/30/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Mississippi State and the City of Starkville are working together to encourage university students living on and off campus to take part in the 2010 Census.
Concert to aid local food pantry programs (03/29/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
Three Oktibbeha County community organizations are designated beneficiaries of an April 8 Hunger Strike Charity Concert at Mississippi State.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Examining U.S.-Japan relations (03/26/2010) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A special international seminar Tuesday [March 30] at Mississippi State will examine current relations between the United States and one of its major allies.
Award-winning former poet laureate to speak at MSU (03/26/2010) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A Pulitzer Prize winner and former U.S. poet laureate will read from his works April 6 at Mississippi State.
Aquaculture specialists honored by national peers (03/26/2010) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Longtime Mississippi State faculty members Louis R. D'Abramo of Starkville and James A. "Jim" Steeby of Inverness are being honored by the U.S. Aquaculture Society.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Top floral designer leads classes (03/25/2010) Writer: Sammy McDavid
An internationally prominent floral designer will visit Mississippi State April 8 to lead special lectures for students and faculty members in the university's floral design and related courses.
Literary event to feature some 'Strange Weather' (03/24/2010) Writer: Robbie Ward
Award-winning Mississippi State University fiction writer Becky Hagenston will read from her new short stories next month on campus.
MSU to host national Air Force conference (03/23/2010) Writer: Robbie Ward
A three-star Air Force general will be keynote speaker for an early April national symposium at Mississippi State on remotely piloted aircraft.
Documentaries get worldwide exposure (03/22/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Three short documentaries produced by nine Mississippi State students are being included in a Web chronicle of how digital technology impacts Americans.
Retired ag dean honored for lifetime achievements (03/19/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
The dean emeritus of Mississippi State's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is being honored for lifetime achievements by the Institute of Biological Engineering.
Student sharing top engineering honor (03/19/2010) Writer: Robbie Ward
A Mississippi State aerospace engineering major is being recognized with a 2010 Outstanding Senior Award by the Mississippi Engineering Society.
MEDIA ADVISORY: City, county, MSU share projects (03/18/2010) Writer: Maridith Geuder
As an outgrowth of introductory meetings held last year, Mississippi State Mark E. Keenum joins Wednesday [March 24] with Starkville and Oktibbeha County leaders to announce the first of several proposed joint projects.
International Fiesta: Pageantry, games, food, fun (03/18/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
More than 70 nations will be represented March 27 when Mississippi State welcomes the community's 20th annual International Fiesta.
Violence against women focus of presentation (03/17/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
For the third consecutive year, Mississippi State faculty, staff and students will perform a well-known dramatic production about violence against women.
Sign-up for architecture 'discovery' camp (03/17/2010) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Mississippi State is announcing the 2010 dates for a special summer program for prospective students considering the architecture major.
CAVS providing assistance to state industries (03/16/2010) Writer: Robbie Ward
Dewel Brasher keeps Glenn Dennis' cell phone number on his speed dial.
New York dance company performs for Lyceum Series (03/15/2010) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Internationally renowned for its contemporary style, Parsons Dance will mix athleticism, personality and extraordinary artistry March 31 during the troupe's Mississippi State performance.
Grant Collection access honored by national body (03/12/2010) Writer: Robbie Ward
The American Library Association is honoring Mississippi State University for its recent online digitalization of the Ulysses S. Grant papers.
Gilbert named provost, executive vice president (03/12/2010) Writer: Maridith Geuder
A veteran Mississippi State faculty member and administrator is being named provost and executive vice president at the 132-year-old land-grant institution, pending approval of the Board of Trustees, state Institutions of Higher Learning.
Bert Jenkins Scholarship established at MSU (03/11/2010) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A Flora resident's gift is creating a new scholarship at Mississippi State to honor a prominent former high school basketball coach.
Gulfport team knows its U.S. Constitution (03/10/2010) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A winning student team from Gulfport High School travels to Washington, D.C., next month for the final event of a national civic education competition.
Starkville-MSU chorus presents Concert Humoresque (03/10/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
A free March 22 concert by the Starkville-Mississippi State University Symphony Chorus will ask its audience to ponder some of life's most puzzling questions.
Tuck earns top award from women's higher ed group (03/09/2010) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Amy Tuck, special assistant to the president at Mississippi State, is the 2010 selection for the Women in Higher Education-Mississippi Network's Leadership Award.
Historians to examine diverse Civil War topics (03/09/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
A foremost Civil War historian and a Mississippi State doctoral candidate from Rankin County are guest speakers March 24 for the university's 2010 John F. and Jeanne A. Marszalek Lecture Series.
U.S. Grant's papers accessible online (03/08/2010) Writer: Robbie Ward
With the digitization process now complete, the 31 volumes of Ulysses S. Grant's collected papers now are available online through the Mississippi State University Libraries.
Life of Methodism founder to be told next week (03/04/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
A one-man portrayal of the 18th century English theologian who founded the Methodist faith takes place Tuesday [March 9] at Mississippi State.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Japanese diplomat to speak (03/04/2010) Writer: Sammy McDavid
The economic minister of the Embassy of Japan in Washington, D.C., will be in Jackson Thursday [March 11] to address a luncheon of the Executive Lecture Forum.
Volunteers needed to observe rainfall (03/03/2010) Writer: Robbie Ward
A Mississippi State-led organization is seeking to recruit additional--and much-needed--observers of rainfall throughout the state.
MEDIA ADVISORY: MSU welcomes Boy Scouts (03/03/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
More than 160 Boy Scouts and special guests are expected on campus Saturday [March 6] for Mississippi State's second Boy Scout Day.
Jeanson joins technology, commercialization office (03/03/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Joshua Jeanson is the new licensing associate in Mississippi State's Office of Technology and Commercialization.
Training of SkyWarn 'spotters' planned at MSU (03/02/2010) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A free community SkyWarn training session will be offered March 24 at Mississippi State.
MSU honored for volunteerism (03/01/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
For the second consecutive year, Mississippi State is a selection for the President's Higher Education Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition for an institution of higher learning's commitment to volunteerism, service learning and civic engagement.
'Homegirl' Sonia Sanchez to share her creativity (02/26/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Nationally known poet and author Sonia Sanchez will discuss and read from her works Thursday [March 4] at Mississippi State.
Students get to call in their 'smart' class work (02/26/2010) Writer: Robbie Ward
Mississippi State and Cellular South are helping students in a university class create computer games for the Ridgeland-based wireless communication company's HTC Hero smart-phone devices.
Federal grant funds MSU, Choctaw youth partnership (02/23/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Mississippi State and the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians are working together to help improve the education of youth now under supervision of the tribal juvenile justice system.
Visiting Writer Series featuring Michelle Herman (02/23/2010) Writer: Maridith Geuder
An award-winning Ohio fiction writer and former creative writing program director reads from her work Tuesday [March 2] at Mississippi State.
MSU, community bands announce weekend concert (02/22/2010) Writer: Robbie Ward
In a special Sunday [Feb. 28] university concert, bands from Mississippi State and the community will perform a range of musical selections.
Freshmen invited to share 'Three Cups of Tea' (02/22/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
Building on the success of last year's Maroon Edition First-Year Reading Experience, Mississippi State President Mark E. Keenum is announcing a second campus-wide reading program and book selection for the 2010 freshman class.
MSU announces leaders for 2010 student orientation (02/22/2010) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Twenty top students are leaders of the 2010 orientation programs at Mississippi State.
Program offers free insurance education training (02/19/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
Middle and high school teachers are being invited to receive free graduate-level credit or continuing education units offered at Mississippi State this summer by the Insurance Education Institute.
Theatre announces performances of 'Rabbit Hole' (02/19/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
Mississippi State's communication department next week presents a student production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play "Rabbit Hole."
MSU, MUW announce nursing, food studies cooperation (02/18/2010) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Building on many decades of neighborly relations, Mississippi State and Mississippi University for Women signed a memorandum of agreement Thursday [Feb. 18] that allows students to earn both an MSU bachelor's degree and an MUW nursing degree.
MSU efficiency report released (02/17/2010) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Nearly 60 recommendations resulting from a three-month effort are being released by a Mississippi State committee charged last October with identifying ways to respond to higher education budget cuts.
Alumni association announces 132nd birthday party (02/16/2010) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Mississippi State University celebrates the 132nd anniversary of its creation by the Legislature with a Feb. 26 birthday party given by the university's alumni association and Starkville's Cadence Bank.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Model Security Council to convene (02/16/2010) Writer: Sammy McDavid
More than 200 high school students are expected Feb. 25-27 at Mississippi State for the university's annual Mississippi Model Security Council.
MSU announces 2010 ragtime and jazz festival (02/15/2010) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Ragtime, jazz, stride, blues, and boogie-woogie return to Mississippi State next month with the fourth annual Charles Templeton Ragtime Jazz Festival.
Global competition focus of diversity conference (02/12/2010) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Registration continues for Mississippi State's 2010 diversity conference on global competitiveness, to be held next month on campus.
MSU, MUW work to help 'stem' science perceptions (02/11/2010) Writer: Robbie Ward
Niazia Hollingshed sits in class studying small objects floating in a jar on her desk.
Japanese drum ensemble TAO to perform (02/11/2010) Writer: Maridith Geuder
With athletic energy, contemporary costumes, explosive drumming, and meticulously synchronized choreography, the internationally acclaimed Japanese performance group TAO will perform March 2 at Mississippi State University.
Concert presents "T.S. Eliot's Poetry in Song" (02/10/2010) Writer: Maridith Geuder
A unique Feb. 23 recital at Mississippi State will feature musical settings of several poems by the 20th century poet T.S. Eliot.
Survey indicates Miss. seat belt usage jumps (02/10/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
Results from a new Mississippi State survey indicate that law enforcement is causing the state's residents to take seat-belt usage more seriously.
Foundation names new board members, officers (02/09/2010) Writer: Sammy McDavid
The Mississippi State University Foundation is announcing four new members, three new officers and six returning members on its 46-seat board of directors.
Communication fair offers students future links (02/08/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
Mississippi State students in communication and related fields are being invited to take part Feb. 17 in the 2010 Communication Career Fair on campus.
Socially conscious TOMS founder to speak at MSU (02/08/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
The internationally recognized "shoe giver" and founder of TOMS Shoes Inc. will speak Feb. 22 at Mississippi State.
MSU, MSDH team for Delta dental improvements (02/05/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
The Social Science Research Center at Mississippi State is helping to close a missing link in tooth decay prevention among more than 400 Delta children.
May be winter, but 'green' vehicle thrives (02/04/2010) Writer: Robbie Ward
Mississippi State's EcoCar team again is earning high rankings in international competition involving 17 North America institutions.
Improving golf swings may take less physical prep (02/04/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Findings in a recent study conducted at Mississippi State could change the way golfers train and prepare to play.
Cheerleader, dance teams among top winners (02/03/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Mississippi State student groups are among Top 10 winners in the 2010 College Cheerleading and Dance Team National Championship.
Starkville-MSU Symphony spring concert set (02/03/2010) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A concert featuring music of American composers--including a Starkville native--will be performed March 6 by the Starkville-Mississippi State University Symphony Orchestra.
MSU honors Ruby as top alum, recognizes graduates (02/02/2010) Writer: Sammy McDavid
The Mississippi State University Alumni Association ushers in its 125th year by naming one of the land-grant institution's best-known administrators as the 2010 national alumnus of the year.
MSU leader honored for support of 4-H program (02/01/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Mississippi State President Mark E. Keenum is being honored with the 2010 Leadership Award from the Congressional Award Program.
Mother of Natalee Holloway to speak in early March (02/01/2010) Writer: Sammy McDavid
As Mississippi State students anticipate a spring break later in the month, the mother of long-missing Alabama student Natalee Holloway will speak March 2 on campus.
Symphony presents "An Affair to Remember" (02/01/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Fans of the Big Band era are invited to break out the ball gowns and coats and ties for an evening of dancing and entertainment Feb. 13 at Mississippi State University.
Program to spotlight environmental, land ethics (01/29/2010) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A Texas-based educator and top editor of the Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy will speak Friday [Feb. 5] at Mississippi State University.
MSU prof to educators: Write to roll illiteracy (01/29/2010) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A new book by a veteran Mississippi State education professor is urging school administrators, teachers and others in the field to personally lead in improving community literacy by becoming good writers themselves.
New works of MSU artist Brent Funderburk to open (01/28/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
A collection of new images by veteran Mississippi State artist Brent Funderburk opens Monday [Feb. 1] at the River Gallery in Chattanooga, Tenn.
Black History Month program bringing writer to MSU (01/27/2010) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Harvard Law School professor and author Randall L. Kennedy will speak Monday [Feb. 1] as Mississippi State launches the university's Black History Month observance.
U.S. health care reform topic of public luncheon (01/27/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
National health care reform and its potential impact on business will be examined during a Feb. 16 luncheon at the Hilton Garden Inn in Starkville.
Area travels by teacher help plant learning seeds (01/26/2010) Writer: Robbie Ward
Noxubee County High School student Jalessa Buckhalter looked at the small, white-colored plant in front of her and made a few observations.
Public invited to MSU band clinic performances (01/25/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
More than 300 high school musicians from five states are at Mississippi State Thursday through Saturday [Jan. 28-30] for the university's 58th Honor Band Clinic.
Russian chamber orchestra performs next month (01/25/2010) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Some of Russia's finest young string players will be featured in concert Feb. 15 at Mississippi State.
Engineer completes (dream) research experience (01/22/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
A Mississippi State aerospace engineer is among a select group helping Golf Digest evaluate and rank new and innovative golf clubs.
Student leadership program expands to south campus (01/22/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
Set to open this fall, Mississippi State's newest residence hall also will be home to the university's Global Leadership Continuum and students in the expanding Day One Leadership program.
MSU alumni enrollment reaches record number (01/21/2010) Writer: Sammy McDavid
The Mississippi State University Alumni Association is announcing the highest membership in its history.
'Stay Dry' soon to be heard in Starkville area (01/14/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Posters, napkins and other material promoting a Mississippi State campaign to reduce alcohol use and binge drinking by university students under the legal drinking age soon will begin appearing at Starkville area restaurants and bars.
Miss. health care directory to be distributed soon (01/12/2010) Writer: Robbie Ward
A new publication offering information on access to healthcare in Mississippi's 82 counties will be released this month by a research center based at Mississippi State.
MSU maintains Kiplinger's 'best value' designation (01/11/2010) Writer: Kenneth Billings
In the latest edition of Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine, Mississippi State continues among the "100 Best Values in Public Colleges."
MSU fall recycling trial termed 'success' (01/11/2010) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Mississippi State officials are reporting that more than 75,000 pounds of material were collected during the university's fall recycling trial program.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Top German diplomat visits Jackson (01/08/2010) Writer: Sammy McDavid
The German ambassador to the United States visits the Magnolia State next week at the invitation of Mississippi State University.
State residents in economic funk, but are hopeful (01/06/2010) Writer: Harriet Laird
Mississippians' overall confidence in the state's economy continued to slide in the fourth quarter of 2009, according to the latest state Index of Consumer Sentiment.
MSU announces inaugural Study Abroad Fair (01/06/2010) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Mississippi State will hold its first Study Abroad Fair Jan. 20 at the university's Colvard Student Union.
MSU welcomes retired U.S. lawman for MLK Day (01/05/2010) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A history-making member of federal law enforcement will be the featured speaker at Mississippi State for the community's 16th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Unity Breakfast.