News Article Archive
2012 Press Releases:
Cotton genome researcher published in Nature (12/20/2012) Writer: Jim Laird
A Mississippi State University researcher is part of an international team that has described the first "gold-standard" genome sequence for cotton.
Longtime MSU archivist, author writes new chapter (12/19/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
Civil War author, professor and Mississippi State University archivist Michael B. Ballard will turn the page Wednesday and begin writing another chapter in his own life-retirement.
MSU volunteers have spirit of giving year-round (12/19/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Volunteers with Mississippi State's Maroon Volunteer Center have taken to heart the sentiment "it is better to give than to receive."
Report details MSU economic development activity (12/19/2012) Writer: Jim Laird
Future economic growth and new jobs will come from advances in science and engineering, according to a recent study by the National Research Council.
MSU students design spaces for adult learning (12/18/2012) Writer: Leah Barbour
What does interior design have to do with literacy centers for adults? Several Mississippi State University interior design students spent their fall semester answering that very question.
MSU's T.K. Martin artists make Columbus debut (12/18/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Local visual artists with physical disabilities will make their Columbus debut at an exhibition and artist's reception on Jan. 3 from 5:30 - 7 p.m.
North Miss. drama festival awards presented (12/18/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Winners of the Mississippi Theatre Association's 48th Annual North Mississippi High School Drama Fest are being announced.
Bulldogs faced Loyola in '63 rematch (12/17/2012) Writer: Bonnie Coblentz
Saturday night's basketball game against Loyola University Chicago ended in a loss for Mississippi State University, but the game had historic significance unrelated to the score.
14 staff members graduate from LEAP (12/17/2012) Writer: Jim Laird
Fourteen Mississippi State University staff members graduated from the 2012 Learning Experience for Aspiring Professionals (LEAP) program earlier this month.
Day One students receive leadership awards (12/17/2012) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
Mississippi State\'s Day One leadership program is announcing winners of its various leadership awards and other recognitions for outstanding service during the just-completed fall semester.
Bryant touts education plan, asks grads to help (12/15/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
Addressing nearly 1,400 Mississippi State University graduates at fall commencement ceremonies Saturday [Dec. 15], Gov. Phil Bryant conveyed the state's pride in its graduates.
Faculty to represent MSU at first SEC symposium (12/14/2012) Writer: Leah Barbour
As a proud land-grant institution, Mississippi State embraces traditions of academic excellence and economic contributions through education, research and service to benefit local, national and international communities.
MSU students awarded home furnishings scholarships (12/14/2012) Writer: Karen Brasher
Four Mississippi State students in the university\'s College of Architecture, Art and Design are being honored by major organizations representing the home furnishing industry.
Keenum tapped for APLU organization's board (12/13/2012) Writer: Sid Salter
The president of Mississippi State University has been elected to a key leadership role in the organization that represents the nation's leading research and land-grant universities.
April Heiselt to lead new service-learning center (12/13/2012) Writer: Sammy McDavid
With the beginning of the 2013 spring semester, one very busy Mississippi State faculty member will become even busier.
MSU's Keenum elected to SACS leadership role (12/12/2012) Writer: Sid Salter
The president of Mississippi State University is a newly elected executive council member of the top accreditation body for regional institutions of higher learning.
Student work chosen in international photo contest (12/11/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Mississippi State graphic design major student Austin C. Edwards is among the top finalists in the Photographer\'s Forum 32nd Annual Student Photography Contest.
Russian delegates learn about democracy on visit (12/10/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
A group of young Russians participating in the Open World program are at Mississippi State for a week to learn more about U.S. systems of participatory democracy and free enterprise.
Students, faculty sweep SACSA regional awards (12/10/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Mississippi State students and faculty are winners of top awards given at the Southern Association for College Student Affairs Conference.
Dickerson returns to campus as new MSU registrar (12/07/2012) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A former student recruiting leader at Mississippi State is coming back to his alma mater as the university\'s new registrar.
New horizons ahead for climatologist, teacher Wax (12/07/2012) Writer: Sammy McDavid
As with the seasons he has monitored and recorded for so long, veteran Mississippi State professor Charles L. Wax quietly is changing to the next phase in his life: retirement.
Tips for a less-stressed final exams week (12/07/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
For local and area university students feeling stressed or overwhelmed by final exams crunch time, a counseling leader at Mississippi State is offering some helpful--and healthy--tips.
MSU, university in India sign MOU for partnership (12/06/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
As Mississippi State focuses on globalization as one of its strategic goals, the university is counting Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University in India among its international partners for research and development.
MSU student receives national transportation award (12/05/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Mississippi State doctoral student Jamie L. Boydstun is being honored as the National Center for Intermodal Transportation for Economic Competitiveness Student of the Year.
Award-winning alumnus donates to MSU (12/04/2012) Writer: Leah Barbour
Well-known New York architect and Mississippi State alumnus Ted T. Porter continues to give back to his alma mater.
Students offer community resources in Delta (12/03/2012) Writer: Leah Barbour
It was a cold, dark night in Leland as community members gathered at the Mississippi State University Delta Research and Extension Center to talk with students about their community development ideas.
New officers named for MSU Alumni Delegates (12/03/2012) Writer: Sheri Pape
Residents of Alcorn, Copiah and Oktibbeha counties are new officers of the Mississippi State University Alumni Association\'s student organization.
MSU to commemorate 50-year hardwood rivalry (11/30/2012) Writer: Sid Salter
For the first time since the historic night of March 15, 1963, Mississippi State University and Loyola University Chicago will meet again on the hardwood in basketball competition. The Bulldogs and Ramblers are scheduled to meet on Dec. 15 at Joseph J. Gentile Arena in Chicago, Ill., to commemorate the NCAA Basketball Tournament game played 50 years ago at Jenison Field House in East Lansing, Mich.
Governor to address Mississippi State fall grads (11/29/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
Fall semester graduates at Mississippi State University will hear from the state's chief executive during Dec. 15 commencement ceremonies.
MSU announces annual collaborative research grants (11/28/2012) Writer: Jim Laird
The Office of Research and Economic Development at Mississippi State again is investing in innovative mini-grants for faculty at the land-grant institution.
MSU announces fall Society of Scholars class (11/27/2012) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Nearly two dozen Mississippi State seniors are new members of the university's prestigious Society of Scholars in the Arts and Sciences.
Community members can participate in MSU concert (11/26/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Residents of Golden Triangle communities are invited to a free Dec. 4 Christmas concert by the Starkville-Mississippi State University Symphony Orchestra.
Dinner tradition gives students meaning of holiday (11/21/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
During a time of family get-togethers, good food and the most unique of American holidays, Thanksgiving also can pose a tricky question for students who are far from their families, especially international students.
Habitat home helps family realize inner strengths (11/20/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Owning a home is the first step toward real security, a step the Walton family has taken in becoming the newest recipients of a Habitat for Humanity house.
Claggett selected for annual MSU humanities honor (11/20/2012) Writer: Leah Barbour
Shalyn Claggett, associate professor of English, has been named Mississippi State University's 2012 Humanities Teacher of the Year by the College of Arts & Sciences and Mississippi Humanities Council.
Ridner wins top Pa. historical association honor (11/20/2012) Writer: Jim Laird
The Pennsylvania Historical Association is recognizing a Mississippi State historian for her examination of "a small community crucially located at the crossroads of the urban centers of the eastern seaboard and the western frontier."
MSU-based state chemical lab awarded GoMRI grant (11/19/2012) Writer: Jim Laird
The Mississippi State Chemical Laboratory is receiving funding to support an enhanced multi-state research program examining effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on the Gulf of Mexico.
MSU, Korean institute form 'natural partnership' (11/19/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi State University is officially partnering with a South Korean entity which has a complementary research mission with the university's Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems.
MSU hosts middle school students for GIS Day (11/19/2012) Writer: Leah Barbour
Many middle schoolers are starting to think about how they might take today's technologies to the next level when they grow up.
NEWS YOU CAN USE: Manage holiday stress (11/16/2012) Writer: Leah Barbour
In recognition of the intense stress often accompanying the holidays, two Mississippi State University groups -- the President's Commission on the Status of Women and the President's Commission on the Status of Minorities -- sponsored a stress management seminar before the holiday season kicks off in earnest at Thanksgiving.
MSU teams with ARC for Water Valley development (11/16/2012) Writer: Leah Barbour
The more we get together, the happier we\'ll be. Just ask the community development teams from Water Valley, Mississippi State University and the Appalachian Regional Commission.
Everett tapped as MSU National Alumnus of the Year (11/15/2012) Writer: Harriet Laird
The Mississippi State University Alumni Association enters its 128th year of service to graduates, supporters, and friends by naming George Thomas "Tommy" Everett, III, as the institution's 2013 National Alumnus of the Year.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Day One to hold annual showcase (11/15/2012) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
More than 250 Mississippi State freshmen will showcase their service-learning projects Thursday [Nov. 15] at the 2012 Day One Showcase and Celebration.
Theatre MSU offers adventures in latest production (11/14/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Theatre MSU and the communication department at Mississippi State will present their annual children\'s show Sunday [Nov. 18.] on the McComas Hall main stage.
MSU biosafety authority shares expertise on campus (11/14/2012) Writer: Leah Barbour
Mississippi State is the state institution of higher learning with bio-recovery technicians certified to perform trauma scene cleanup.
'Maroon Edition' Habitat home to be dedicated (11/14/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Mississippi State and Starkville Area Habitat for Humanity volunteers and officials will dedicate the newly complete Maroon Edition Habitat for Humanity house at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday [Nov. 20].
MSU class provides better understanding of Delta (11/13/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Students searching for an unforgettable Spring Break can now register for Mississippi State's 2013 Alternative Spring Break.
Poss named MSU HPC2 strategic initiatives director (11/12/2012) Writer: Jim Laird
A senior United States Air Force officer is returning home to the Magnolia State where he will be joining Mississippi State University after his retirement from active service.
Mississippi State hosts GIS Day Wednesday (11/12/2012) Writer: Jim Laird
More than 70 seventh- and eighth-graders from Columbus Middle School will spend Wednesday [Nov. 14] morning at Mississippi State using geographic information systems to examine the impact of tropical cyclones similar to those of Hurricane Isaac that hit the Gulf Coast in August.
MSU Philharmonia presenting fall concert (11/12/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
The Mississippi State University Philharmonia presents its fall concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday [Nov. 13] at Starkville\'s Greensboro Center Auditorium.
2012 Alumni Fellows visit campus (11/12/2012) Writer: Sheri Pape
The MSU Alumni Association welcomed the 2012 class of Alumni Fellows to campus for a series of meetings and lectures with students, both in the classroom and informally. Being held in conjunction with the football game against the University of Arkansas, the fellows will participate in events on campus Nov. 15-17.
Senior MSU art majors present capstone exhibit (11/12/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Years of hard work and study by senior art majors at Mississippi State will be showcased later this month on campus.
MSU Harrison Lecture Series to focus on façades (11/09/2012) Writer: Leah Barbour
Whether it\'s the curb appeal of a new home or the marketing value of an attractively designed storefront, building exteriors impact major decisions every day.
Speaker shares 9-11-01 first-hand experiences (11/09/2012) Writer: Leah Barbour
On Sept. 11, 2001, four United States commercial planes were hijacked by terrorists and thousands died.
Political science professor next speaker in series (11/08/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Political science professor Aurelian Craiutu is the next speaker in Mississippi State\'s Institute for the Humanities Distinguished Lecture Series.
MSU biologist's photography earns major award (11/08/2012) Writer: Leah Barbour
A hungry polar bear dogpaddles through icy Arctic waters to get to land and hunt for seals. A Mississippi State University amateur photographer snaps a shot.
MSU joins national 'Got Your 6' veterans effort (11/08/2012) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Mississippi State is a new member of a national campaign working to support student veterans by enhancing university resources, programs and policies to support that population.
MSU security expert: Avoid 'phishing' scams (11/07/2012) Writer: Susan Lassetter
In every corner of the Internet, high-tech "phishers" are baiting their hooks as the holiday season begins, hoping to lure a prize catch--the account data and personal information of unsuspecting computer-users all across the country.
D.C. 'think tank' leader to speak next week at MSU (11/07/2012) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A key administrator with the Washington, D.C.,-based Cato Institute is helping inaugurate a new speaker series at Mississippi State.
Chemistry students showcase their field at MSU (11/07/2012) Writer: Leah Barbour
National Chemistry Week offered Mississippi State University chemistry students an opportunity to share their interest in chemistry with anyone who was willing to stop to watch a chemical reaction.
Events planned to honor veterans, service members (11/06/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi State University will honor past and present members of the armed forces during more than a week of activities surrounding Veterans Day and culminating with an annual patriotic halftime show Nov. 17 when the Bulldogs host Arkansas.
Climate-change education plan enters second phase (11/06/2012) Writer: Leah Barbour
Open dialogue fosters critical thinking, so conversation partners must be allowed to voice their opinions, no matter how divisive the topic may be.
MSU dedicates Strategic Finance Laboratory (11/05/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
Finance and business students at Mississippi State University\'s College of Business will have a state-of-the-art experience utilizing the same technologies that brokerage houses and portfolio management companies use every day in their financial decision making.
U.S. Congressman Harper visits MSU (11/02/2012) Writer: Leah Barbour
U.S. Rep. Gregg Harper stayed true to the guiding purpose behind Mississippi State University\'s Morris W.H. "Bill" Collins Speaker Series -- starting a frank and open conversation about his life.
Annual TRASHIONshow: Students wear recyclables (11/01/2012) Writer: Leah Barbour
Some people might say old newspapers, receipts and video cassettes are garbage.
Darling to discuss White House 9/11 response (10/31/2012) Writer: Sammy McDavid
An eyewitness to White House events during the frantic hours following the 2001 terrorist attacks will share his experiences Nov. 8 at Mississippi State.
Faculty, administrators named new SEC Fellows (10/31/2012) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
Four Mississippi State administrators and faculty members are among 46 named recently as 2012-13 Southeastern Conference Academic Leadership Development Program fellows.
Easley succeeds Swann as sponsored programs leader (10/31/2012) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Jennifer Easley is the new director of sponsored programs administration at Mississippi State.
Cemetery visit gives MSU students relevant lesson (10/30/2012) Writer: Leah Barbour
Mississippi State geology students are learning life lessons about respecting the deceased, honoring their memories and learning how headstones weather the seasons of time.
Start-up biz plans record social media launch (10/30/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
When an expected crowd of 40,000 music festival goers descends on a historic area in downtown Starkville Friday [Nov. 2] for Bulldog Bash, one start-up company headed by an MSU alumnus is hoping to make social media history as it launches a new site called YeHive.
Sandy could affect East Coast poultry producers (10/30/2012) Writer: Harriet Laird
Instead of an early snowfall this time of year, farmers along the eastern seaboard are dealing with flood waters and wind damage from Hurricane Sandy, which is expected to affect everything from poultry production to grocery prices.
Experts tout dominance of meteorology at MSU (10/30/2012) Writer: Leah Barbour
As Hurricane Sandy pummels the East Coast, Mississippi State University meteorology experts are some of the most trusted voices in the national conversation about natural disaster education and awareness.
MSU economists weigh in on Sandy's financial fury (10/30/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
.-- In addition to the immediate physical impacts Hurricane Sandy promises the Northeast, economists say the storm also will bring intrinsic financial effects that are sure to unfold over the next few days and linger through the coming months.
MSU Wind Ensemble opens season Thursday (10/29/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
The Mississippi State University Wind Ensemble presents its first campus concert of the 2012-13 season Thursday [Nov. 1] in the McComas Hall main theater.
Biloxi resident named 2012-13 John Bodron Scholar (10/29/2012) Writer: Amy Cagle
Kelsey Marie Cook of Biloxi is receiving a Mississippi State scholarship honoring late Harrison County educator John Albert Bodron.
Eli Young Band to headline annual Bulldog Bash (10/29/2012) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
The Eli Young Band, a Texas-based country outfit, is the new headline group Nov. 2 for Mississippi State\'s annual Bulldog Bash.
Kenyan ambassador to visit MSU Thursday (10/26/2012) Writer: Leah Barbour
One Kenyan leader is setting an example both in Africa and the world as an empathetic leader representing the sick, the poor and the isolated.
MSU invites public to Howell Observatory Oct. 30 (10/26/2012) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
Mississippi State\'s Howell Observatory will be open Tuesday night [Oct. 30] for a special Halloween public viewing.
Collins Speaker Series to feature Rep. Harper (10/26/2012) Writer: Leah Barbour
Third District Congressman Gregg Harper visits Mississippi State Thursday [Nov. 1] as the latest guest for the university\'s Morris W.H. "Bill" Collins Speaker Series.
Students, organization lauded for positive impact (10/25/2012) Writer: Leah Barbour
Outreach. Collaboration. Innovation. Sustainability.
Music Day provides look at classes, future careers (10/24/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Mississippi State\'s music department will welcome prospective music and music education majors Nov. 5 during the Fourth Annual Music Discovery Day.
Celebrate Mississippi Archaeology Month Saturday (10/24/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
As part of the Mississippi Archaeology Month observance, Mississippi State\'s Lois Dowdle Cobb Museum of Archaeology will be open 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday [Oct. 27].
MSU Martin Center welcomes all to Friday 'Fun Run' (10/23/2012) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Members of the Golden Triangle community are invited Friday [Oct. 26] to take part in Mississippi State's T.K. Martin Center Fun Run.
Miss MSU Pageant to feature nine contestants (10/23/2012) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Four sophomores, three freshmen and two seniors from throughout Mississippi, as well as West Tennessee, are competing for the title of Miss Mississippi State University 2012.
Mathematicians, scientists, engineers share ideas (10/22/2012) Writer: Leah Barbour
Getting a job isn't just about what you know -- it's also about who you know.
MSU African American Studies presents film series (10/19/2012) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
An award-winning documentary that chronicles Mississippi events of the civil rights movement during the 1950s and 1960s will be screened Oct. 23 at Mississippi State.
Nominations invited for MSU alumni awards (10/19/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
The Mississippi State University Alumni Association is accepting nominations for several prestigious annual awards.
MSU initiative exceeds $100 million goal--early (10/19/2012) Writer: Amy Cagle
Two months ahead of schedule, Mississippi State is taking its "StatePride: An Initiative for Student and Faculty Support" beyond its $100 million goal.
MSU humanities lecture to feature art historian (10/19/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Art historian Bruce Cole will speak Wednesday, Oct. 24, at Mississippi State as part of the Institute for the Humanities Distinguished Lecture Series.
Neon Trees no longer headlines Bulldog Bash 2012 (10/18/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
Pop/Rock group Neon Trees has cancelled their fall college tour, and will no longer headline Bulldog Bash 2012 on Nov. 2.
MSU Harrison Lecture Series teaches design (10/18/2012) Writer: Leah Barbour
The culture of craft influences artistic assessment, house design and furniture arrangement--it impacts quality of life.
Homecoming weekend marks band's 110th anniversary (10/18/2012) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
Mississippi State University's Famous Maroon Band celebrates its 110th anniversary this weekend during the university's 2012 Homecoming celebration.
MSU announces 2012-13 Tillman Military Scholars (10/17/2012) Writer: Amy Cagle
For the fourth consecutive year, Mississippi State is awarding national Tillman Military Scholarships as one of 14 campuses across the nation designated as a university partner for the program by the Pat Tillman Foundation.
Photography conference to explore creative risk (10/17/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Mississippi State's art and communication departments will host the 2012 Society for Photographic Education South Central Conference Oct. 25-28.
Mobile vet clinics train students, save animals (10/16/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
In one of many states across the nation facing the monumental difficulty of pet overpopulation, Mississippi's largest university and only veterinary college is helping address the issue and saving lives, one dog and cat at a time.
MSU invites all to Oct. 30 United Way 5K race (10/15/2012) Writer: Jim Laird
Members of the Golden Triangle community are invited Oct. 30 to help support Mississippi State\'s United Way campaign by running or walking "Bully\'s 5K for United Way."
MSU announces 2012 Homecoming Queen, Court (10/15/2012) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
Senior Catherine "Caty" Steele of Indianola is the 2012 Homecoming Queen at Mississippi State University.
Mr. and Miss MSU to be presented at Homecoming (10/15/2012) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
Seniors Morgan McDowell of Indianola and Sara Vance of Jacksonville, Fla., are Mr. and Miss Mississippi State University 2012.
Wicker to keynote new MSU building opening (10/11/2012) Writer: Debbie McBride
U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker will be the keynote speaker Tuesday [Oct. 16] at the grand opening ceremony of the Mississippi State University Science and Technology Center at NASA\'s John C. Stennis Space Center.
Turkish Ambassador will be MSU's guest Oct. 16-17 (10/11/2012) Writer: Sid Salter
Namik Tan, Turkey's ambassador to the United States, will visit Mississippi over two days next week as a special guest of the Radvanyi Chair in International Security Studies at Mississippi State University. He is coming to expand economic and cultural relations between his nation and Mississippi, especially MSU.
Well-known poet Sandra Beasley to read Oct. 17 (10/10/2012) Writer: Leah Barbour
A critically acclaimed, nationally celebrated poet will visit Mississippi State University next week to read some of her vivid personal poems and intense dramatic monologues.
Evangelicals and climate change: MSU hosts talk (10/10/2012) Writer: Leah Barbour
The author of "Between God & Green: How Evangelicals Are Cultivating a Middle Ground on Climate Change," will speak Monday, Oct. 15, at Mississippi State University.
Legal education seminar to be held at MSU Oct. 19 (10/09/2012) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
A continuing education conference covering current issues important to Mississippi\'s legal community will be held Oct. 19 at Mississippi State.
Local students part of children's concert series (10/08/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
The Starkville/Mississippi State University Symphony Association and Columbus Arts Council are co-sponsoring a series of concerts for children and the general public.
MSU listed among top veteran friendly schools (10/05/2012) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
A Pennsylvania-based media company that works to support all U.S. military members reentering civilian life is again including Mississippi State University in its 2013 Military Friendly Schools list.
Honor society gives to local Habitat for Humanity (10/04/2012) Writer: Leah Barbour
By donating more than $1,000 toward the completion of a fourth Maroon Edition Habitat for Humanity home, a new Mississippi State University service fraternity is fulfilling one of its missions.
'Capitol Steps' satire to open MSU Lyceum season (10/04/2012) Writer: Sammy McDavid
As the November presidential election quickly approaches, Mississippi State's Lyceum Series is offering a special political-season treat.
Governor urges students to consider energy jobs (10/03/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
Gov. Phil Bryant and leaders from Mississippi\'s energy industry encouraged Golden Triangle area high school students Wednesday to consider the high-paying jobs available in the field and how they can help lead the state in energy development.
Theatre MSU season opens next week with 'Antigone' (10/03/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Theatre MSU at Mississippi State begins its 2012-13 season with the Wednesday-Friday [Oct. 10-12] student production of "Antigone."
MSU partners with town of Leland on masterplan (10/03/2012) Writer: Leah Barbour
Echoes of Delta Blues greats Sonny Boy Nelson and Charlie Booker pulse along the shores of Deer Creek, where Muppet-creator Jim Henson imagined Kermit the Frog.
MSU competition teaches CAAD students teamwork (10/02/2012) Writer: Leah Barbour
For an environment to be functional, inviting, and aesthetically pleasing, a team of architects, constructors and interior designers develop a vision for the space.
Federal grant funds MSU, Starkville transit system (10/02/2012) Writer: Harriet Laird
More than $2 million in federal grant funds has been announced today [Oct. 2] by Mississippi State to support an integrated transit system connecting the university campus and City of Starkville.
Salter moves to leadership of university relations (10/02/2012) Writer: Harriet Laird
Philadelphia native Sidney L. "Sid" Salter is being named Mississippi State University's new director of the Office of University Relations.
Website gives details on state health care issues (10/01/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Of Mississippi\'s 82 counties, 39 do not have a pediatrician serving the area and 49 have a designated shortage of primary care healthcare workers.
Governor, energy leaders visiting MSU Wednesday (10/01/2012) Writer: Jim Laird
Mississippi State University will host Gov. Phil Bryant and energy-industry leaders this week for "Powering Mississippi in the 21st Century."
MEDIA ADVISORY: MSU announces $2M transit grant (09/28/2012) Writer: Harriet Laird
Mississippi State will announce Tuesday [Oct. 2] a more than $2 million federal grant to support an integrated transit system connecting the university campus and City of Starkville.
MSU celebrates land grant education legislation (09/27/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Mississippi State commemorates a congressional passage of one of the nation\'s most important pieces of education legislation with a conference Oct. 3-6.
Distracted-driving simulator to show safety threat (09/27/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
Distracted driving poses a significant and growing threat both to the violators and those travelling with them on the roads.
Experts say presidential debates will get 'social' (09/26/2012) Writer: Leah Barbour
There's a trump card in the 2012 presidential debates, and while nobody's really talking about it yet, almost everybody is talking through it. That card is social media.
Prescription drug take-back event is Thursday (09/25/2012) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
From 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday [Sept. 27], a prescription drug "take-back" will be held on the Drill Field at Mississippi State University.
MSU child care rating program awarded $2 million (09/25/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Mississippi State University\'s Early Childhood Institute continues its administration of the Mississippi Child Care Quality Rating System, thanks to a new multimillion dollar grant.
MSU hosts 140-plus employers for career days (09/24/2012) Writer: Jim Laird
Mississippi State students will shake hands and share résumés with employer representatives from around the country this week as the university hosts its annual fall career fair.
National group shines spotlight on MSU-based RCU (09/24/2012) Writer: Leah Barbour
Mississippi is setting an example in education, and it\'s one other states should imitate, according to a national education reform organization.
Early Childhood Institute names new director (09/21/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
STARKVILLE, Miss.--Lynn Darling brings a wealth of knowledge and experience as the new director of Mississippi State\'s Early Childhood Institute.
MSU welcomes six new Fulbright students (09/21/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
STARKVILLE, Miss.--Mississippi State is welcoming six new Fulbright scholars this semester who chose the university to study in the fields of engineering, public policy and administration, mathematical sciences and biological sciences.
Health Center again offering nutrition services (09/20/2012) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
Can't make it to the Sanderson Center every day? Tired of running solely on Pop-Tarts and microwaveable macaroni? Wondering how to avoid the dreaded "freshman 15" at all costs?
MSU scholar to discuss civil rights martyr (09/19/2012) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A free public program examining the life and work of slain Mississippi civil rights leader Medgar Evers will take place Sept. 20 at Mississippi State.
Dixieland tunes highlight symphony season opener (09/19/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
The Starkville-Mississippi State University Symphony opens its 44th season Tuesday [Sept. 25] with its "Pops on the Plaza" performance.
'Green Zone' strives to help MSU student veterans (09/19/2012) Writer: Harriet Laird
STARKVILLE, Miss.--Mississippi State\'s Montgomery Center for America\'s Veterans will launch its new "Green Zone" initiative Friday [Sept. 21] with a 2 p.m. ceremony in the YMCA Building lobby.
Successful recycling program rolls into third year (09/19/2012) Writer: Jim Laird
STARKVILLE, Miss.--Mississippi State's recycling program is growing and achieving important benchmark goals as it enters its third year.
Music and art collaborate for recital at MSU (09/18/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Mississippi State University\'s Department of Music will present "A Russian Recital" Sept. 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the Robert and Freda Harrison Auditorium in Giles Hall on campus.
Welcome Center invites all to Saturday celebration (09/18/2012) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Mississippi State\'s Welcome Center is having a special celebration for university fans and all others coming to campus Saturday [Sept. 22] for the next home football game.
Mbaya to give personal account of 'Unbowed' effort (09/18/2012) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A member of Africa's Greenbelt Movement and colleague of the late Nobel Peace Prize-winning Kenyan who led in its founding will speak Thursday [Sept. 20] at Mississippi State.
Freshmen, transfers highlight fall enrollment (09/17/2012) Writer: Harriet Laird
Mississippi State University welcomed another outstanding class of freshmen and transfer students for the Fall 2012 semester.
NSF program director reviews graduate fellowships (09/14/2012) Writer: Leah Barbour
Undergraduate and beginning graduate students pursuing research-based master\'s or doctorates in science, technology, engineering or math can come to Mississippi State University to learn about applying for a $126,000 fellowship.
New Research Park building opens at MSU (09/13/2012) Writer: Jim Laird
Mississippi State officials will join with U.S. Sens. Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker and U.S. Rep. Gregg Harper Monday [Sept. 17] to celebrate the grand opening of the newest building in the Thad Cochran Research, Technology and Economic Development Park.
MSU author Michael Kardos to hold book launch (09/13/2012) Writer: Leah Barbour
Already named by Publishers Weekly as one of the fall\'s best books, "The Three-Day Affair" will be publicly released Tuesday, Sept. 18, at Mississippi State University.
New discoveries hatching, on exhibit at MSU (09/13/2012) Writer: Leah Barbour
The dinosaur laid her eggs in well-ordered rows on the high ground adjacent to the river while volcanoes exploded in the distance and ash wafted in the breeze.
BankPlus advances education at MSU-Meridian (09/12/2012) Writer: Amy Cagle
A $150,000 gift from BankPlus is assisting Mississippi State University-Meridian in advancing education for business majors by helping ensure facilities and technology updates for the downtown location.
Humanities Series to recognize Constitution Day (09/12/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
The 2012-2013 Mississippi State Institute for the Humanities Distinguished Lecture Series opens with a Constitution Day event Monday [Sept. 17].
Partnerships focus of world food safety conference (09/11/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Partnerships between leading international authorities, university researchers, and government policymakers were the focus of a daylong food safety and security conference at Mississippi State University Sept. 10.
Graphic design student gets national scholarship (09/11/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Mississippi State senior Paige McDonnell is the 2012 winner of the annual Brian Brown Scholarship given by the Art Directors Club of Metropolitan Washington, D.C.
Book by sociologist examines 'whiteness' worldview (09/10/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
A Mississippi State social scientist is the author of a new book which examines how people who identify as "white," even with their divergent beliefs and attitudes, share common understandings of racial stereotypes.
Local Sept. 11 tribute to honor those in service (09/07/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Mississippi State's Maroon Volunteer Center and Volunteer Starkville are co-sponsoring a 9/11 tribute at the Starkville Fire Station One on University Drive.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Food security experts at MSU (09/06/2012) Writer: Jim Laird
Global food safety and security issues will come into focus as leading international experts, researchers and state and federal policymakers join Mississippi State University President Mark E. Keenum and U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) for a daylong conference Sept. 10.
MSU groups 'adopt' women of Safe Haven (09/05/2012) Writer: Leah Barbour
The Mississippi State University spirit of generosity has swept the campus once again.
MSU librarian named to international STEM board (09/04/2012) Writer: Leah Barbour
Technology is changing classrooms every day, from how teachers teach to how students learn.
Fraternity chapter receives international award (08/31/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
For the second year in a row, an international fraternity honored its Mississippi State chapter for achieving the status of most outstanding chapter at a large campus.
World food safety, security to be examined at MSU (08/29/2012) Writer: Jim Laird
Global food safety and security issues will be in focus Sept. 10 at Mississippi State when leading international authorities on the subjects join researchers and government policymakers for a daylong conference.
MSU storm surge models aid Isaac response (08/28/2012) Writer: Debbie McBride
While Hurricane Isaac approaches and hurricane warnings are being issued for portions of the northern Gulf Coast, Mississippi State University researchers are preparing 12-hour models to forecast storm surge from Isaac that will inundate the coastal areas in its path.
Radvanyi honored by MSU for lifetime achievement (08/28/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Mississippi State formally honored history professor emeritus Janos Radvanyi for his achievements at the land-grant institution, including the founding of the university's internationally recognized Center for International Security and Strategic Studies.
Football fans encouraged to visit new website (08/27/2012) Writer: Harriet Laird
Game day at Mississippi State is back this weekend with the season's home opener at Davis Wade Stadium, and Bulldog enthusiasts now have even more reasons to cheer with the introduction of a new football-friendly website, www.fanguide.msstate.edu.
MSU announces 2012 Distinguished Scholars class (08/27/2012) Writer: Leah Barbour
Seven academically accomplished and service-oriented freshmen from Mississippi and Alabama make up the latest class of Mississippi State University Distinguished Scholars.
Grant benefits Northeast Mississippi communities (08/24/2012) Writer: Leah Barbour
When the Tanglefoot Trail opens next year, commerce and traffic are expected to increase in seven Northeast Mississippi communities.
Alumnus Bryant's work exhibited in month-long show (08/23/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
A solo exhibition by Mississippi State alumnus Will Bryant will run Aug. 28-Oct. 3 in the McComas Hall Gallery.
MSU author: Not easy being 'true green' (08/22/2012) Writer: Leah Barbour
-- Persistence. Resilience. Adaptability. Reliability. Successful government executives -- especially environmental officials -- demonstrate these qualities every day, according to a new book co-edited by an environmental policy authority at Mississippi State University.
MSU celebrates new health and wellness initiative (08/21/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
Many people make January goals to start healthy habits, but Mississippi State is marking the kickoff of "MSU on the Move" with an August celebration at the beginning of fall classes.
MSU Maroon Edition events get under way this week (08/20/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Mississippi State's Maroon Edition 2012 kicks off the academic year Thursday [Aug. 23] with a 7 p.m. free public program in the Colvard Student Union.
MSU announces additions to teacher degree program (08/16/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Though still in its first year, a Mississippi State education degree program already is expanding to provide more opportunities for teachers from some of the state's poorest, most rural areas.
Program provides crucial link to college life (08/15/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
New people, living arrangements and schedules can make adjusting to college life challenging for incoming freshmen.
Volunteers break ground for fourth Habitat house (08/14/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
With ground broken Friday [Aug. 10] by Mississippi State and Starkville Area Habitat for Humanity volunteers, the fourth annual Maroon Edition Habitat for Humanity project is under way.
MSU announces fall pre-college piano lessons (08/09/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Continuing from the fall and spring semesters, Mississippi State's music department is offering individual fall non-credit piano lessons to students in the Golden Triangle community.
Service day to benefit local community (08/09/2012) Writer: Leah Barbour
By volunteering to help others, hundreds of Mississippi State University students, faculty and staff will "Donate a Wonderful Gift of Service" as Service D.A.W.G.S. on Monday, Aug. 13.
Grant equips MSU to reach rural entrepreneurs (08/07/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi State's College of Business is receiving an additional $650,000 grant to leverage university resources for economic development.
Groundbreaking scheduled for Habitat house (08/06/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Mississippi State University and Starkville Area Habitat for Humanity volunteers and officials will break ground on the fourth annual Maroon Edition Habitat for Humanity project Aug. 10 at 9:30 a.m.
More than $1 million awarded to MSU for rural jobs (08/02/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi State University will administer more than $1 million in federal grant monies as part of a national effort to bolster job creation in rural areas.
MSU provides programming for rural tourism summit (08/02/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
When tourism professionals convene in Natchez next week for the 6thAnnual Miss-Lou Regional Tourism Summit, Mississippi State will be on hand as a major resource for the event.
August MSU event to focus on men of color (08/01/2012) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Mississippi State is announcing a daylong conference late this month designed to identify and address the scholastic needs of male students of color at the university and beyond.
Campus volunteers help freshmen move in Aug. 11 (07/31/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
Two new Mississippi State residence halls will open for the first time as the university holds its annual welcome and move-in day for new students.
MSU hosts SEC alumni professionals for conference (07/30/2012) Writer: Sheri Pape
Next week, Mississippi State will host some 80 university alumni association professionals from across the Southeastern Conference attending APSEC 2012.
Students recognized for research at MSU symposium (07/27/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Eight Mississippi State juniors and seniors are winners of the university's 2012 Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium.
Student winners of biz plan competition announced (07/26/2012) Writer: Jim Laird
Thirty students at Mississippi State are winners in the 2012 MSU Business Plan Competition hosted by the university's Office of Entrepreneurship and Technology Transfer.
Oktibbeha County website developed by MSU center (07/25/2012) Writer: Jim Laird
STARKVILLE, Miss.--A new Oktibbeha County website developed by a Mississippi State research center will better connect citizens with their county government, and also serve as a "business card" for local economic development efforts.
IMPACT program continues free services for kids (07/24/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
As it has for more than a decade, Mississippi State's T.K. Martin Center for Technology and Disability is continuing a free program for young children unlike any other in the area.
CAVS Extension wins regional award for Nissan work (07/23/2012) Writer: Jim Laird
Mississippi State's Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems Extension is a major honoree of the Southern Growth Policies Board.
State DUI intervention effort led by MSU center (07/20/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Since its creation in 1972, a Mississippi State program continues its work to keep highways safer by helping alter the habits of those who misuse alcohol and other substances.
Alumni chapters sending off new students to MSU (07/19/2012) Writer: Sheri Pape
Mississippi State alumni groups again are organizing send-off parties for local students around the country who are enrolling for the first time at the university. Co-sponsored by the MSU Alumni Association and Office of Admissions and Scholarships, this is the seventh consecutive year these events have taken place. The various parties will begin Saturday [July 21] and continue through Aug. 9.
Summer Scholars celebrates 30 years 'On Stage' (07/18/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
An annual three-week Mississippi State camp at which junior and senior high school students write, produce and star in a three-act musical comedy is celebrating its 30th year.
Energy conference shows path toward sustainability (07/18/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
Next month's inaugural Southeast Biofuels and Renewable Energy Conference in Jackson will offer education and networking opportunities for suppliers, producers, consumers, researchers, and students.
Highest-ever year for MSU giving: $86 million (07/17/2012) Writer: Sammy McDavid
In the midst of its 50-year celebration, the Mississippi State University Foundation is marking the largest private giving year in the land-grant institution's history.
Counseling Services gets another stamp of approval (07/16/2012) Writer: Sammy McDavid
The student counseling services program at Mississippi State continues its accreditation with a professional organization.
MSU exhibits prove popular at Smithsonian event (07/13/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
Months of preparation proved to be worth every ounce of effort when Mississippi State enjoyed a presence on the National Mall during the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington, D.C.
Faculty announced for next MSU leadership program (07/12/2012) Writer: Jim Laird
Eighteen Mississippi State faculty members are new selections for the competitive 2012-2013 Buz M. Walker Faculty Leadership Program.
Mississippi State announces new alumni officers (07/11/2012) Writer: Sheri Pape
New members of the Mississippi State University Alumni Association's national board of directors are beginning one-year terms.
Carl Small Town Center to host prestigious fellow (07/10/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi State's Carl Small Town Center is one of four national host organizations receiving an Enterprise Rose Architectural Fellow.
Health goals earn MSU funding for wellness project (07/09/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi State's efforts to help individuals on campus develop healthy habits and pursue overall wellness will be bolstered with more than a half million dollars in grant funding.
Team Xipiter in 'Top 10' in international contest (07/06/2012) Writer: Susan Lassetter
Mississippi State's unmanned aerial systems team landed in the top ten during recent international competition.
MSU-based hall of fame to honor PR professionals (07/05/2012) Writer: Harriet Laird
Three public relations professionals will be honored July 13 on Mississippi State University's Starkville campus with induction into the Southern Public Relations Hall of Fame.
Civil rights organization gives MSU 'green light' (07/05/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Mississippi State is joining just 16 other universities nationwide as holder of a green light rating from the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education.
African Student Association presents 'Afritude' (07/03/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Mississippi State's Center for Student Activities announces the second Colvard Student Union Art Gallery summer exhibition.
Ticket sales begin for MSU Lyceum Series season (07/02/2012) Writer: Sammy McDavid
With the 2012-13 season to begin mid-fall semester, the Mississippi State University Lyceum Series announces the opening of ticket sales for all five, or individually selected, performances.
Interior design produces national Moh Scholar (06/29/2012) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A West Alabama senior is the third Mississippi State student in two years to be selected for a major national scholarship in interior design.
MSU leads way with mentoring program for blind (06/28/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
A new nationwide research project at Mississippi State seeks to help students who are legally blind find employment through a unique mentoring program.
Tech program enhances skills of regional teachers (06/26/2012) Writer: Jim Laird
Nearly 40 teachers from throughout north and east central areas of the state are recent graduates of a Mississippi State-led summer workshop titled "TIME: Technology Initiative in Manufacturing and Engineering."
MEDIA ADVISORY: MSU mechanics, materials meeting (06/25/2012) Writer: Jim Laird
Many of the nation's leading researchers in computer modeling and simulation are at Mississippi State this week.
MSU delegates travel to Smithsonian festival (06/22/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
More than 50 Mississippi State students, faculty and staff are traveling to Washington, D.C., over the next two weeks, representing the university at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.
Grad student gets U.S. honor for science teaching (06/21/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
A Mississippi State graduate student completing her degree by distance learning is receiving the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.
MSU historian Giesen honored with book award (06/20/2012) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A Mississippi State historian who also directs a university-based regional center is being honored for his book on agriculture in the modern American South.
New Road Runner class announced at MSU (06/19/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
Forty students from throughout Mississippi, as well as from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, and Texas, are members of the 2012-13 Road Runners class at Mississippi State.
Miss MSU trunk show set for Thursday (06/15/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
Miss Mississippi State University Stephanie C. Stanford previews her competition wardrobe and talent Thursday [June 21] during a campus trunk show.
Summer Civil War Institute offered for teachers (06/14/2012) Writer: Sidney L. (Sid) Salter
Thirty social studies teachers from across the state will take part next week [June 17-22] in the second Social Studies Teachers' Summer Institute at Mississippi State.
MSU offers support program for teachers (06/14/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
Teachers working to achieve National Board Certification may benefit from a Mississippi State support program to help more of them achieve the goal.
Major award to doctoral student aids his mission (06/14/2012) Writer: Sammy McDavid
The many accomplishments of a Mississippi State graduate student are being rewarded with both a highly sought invitation and a $5,000 scholarship to be part of the Future Leaders Forum in Washington, D.C.
Scholars color-code Faulkner classic (06/12/2012) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Fifty years after his death, novelist William Faulkner is finally getting his wish for "The Sound and the Fury," the 1929 novel widely considered his most difficult reading experience.
Groundbreaking MSU student researcher recognized (06/11/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
An assistantship with a world-class laboratory will give Mississippi State senior Prajwal Mohanmurthy the opportunity to continue his role in groundbreaking research.
MSU institute, Yazoo County school share honor (06/08/2012) Writer: Jim Laird
The Mississippi Writing/Thinking Institute and Yazoo County High School are being recognized for their collaborative work with students and teachers.
Research administrator named NATO team co-chair (06/07/2012) Writer: Jim Laird
A senior Mississippi State researcher is the new co-chair of a group overseeing development of next generation technology to protect ground vehicles for the world's leading military alliance.
Retired MSU professor, former student write book (06/05/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
A Mississippi State emeritus professor of sociology and his final doctoral-degree advisee at the university are co-authors of a new book on geographical sociology.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Bush official leads program (06/04/2012) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A former top intelligence official in the George W. Bush administration will be in the state this week to lead two programs on China.
SEC votes to continue cowbell policy (06/01/2012) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Southeastern Conference presidents and chancellors voted Friday to continue a policy established in 2010 that allows the use of cowbells in Davis Wade Stadium at Mississippi State University.
Volunteers honored at MSU banquet (05/31/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
More than 40 members of the Mississippi State and Starkville communities are new honorees for their volunteer service contributions throughout the year.
MSU Foundation launches new student service group (05/30/2012) Writer: Sheri Pape
The Mississippi State University Foundation is announcing the 21 inaugural members of its student service organization.
Grad's sculpture selected for competitive exhibit (05/30/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Artwork by recent Mississippi State art graduate Shelana Kelly will be included in an upcoming notable exhibit in an Ohio art gallery.
Forest designated for MSU teaching, conservation (05/29/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
A 352-acre tract of Forrest County timberland is now part of Mississippi State's Bulldog Forest program and the state's only Army Compatible Use Buffer-designated property.
Highfield elected to American Real Estate board (05/25/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
A Mississippi State department head is now serving on the board of directors for the American Real Estate Society.
MSU team earns first place in EcoCAR 2 competition (05/24/2012) Writer: Susan Lassetter
Mississippi State's alternative vehicle design team returns to the Magnolia State as champions after being named year-one winners of EcoCAR 2: Plugging into the Future.
Zacharias winners named at Staff Appreciation Day (05/24/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
A dozen MSU employees received 2012 Donald Zacharias Distinguished Staff Awards during annual Staff Appreciation Day activities Friday. President Mark Keenum was on hand to congratulate the honorees.
Miss., Tenn. students are first DeFore scholars (05/23/2012) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A popular Mississippi State instructor known for encouraging students to seek demanding internships is being honored with a scholarship in the university's communication department.
Adams named Purchasing Manager of the Year (05/22/2012) Writer: Jim Laird
The Mississippi Association of Governmental Purchasing and Property Agents has named Mississippi State University's Taylor V. Adams the state's Purchasing Manager of the Year.
'Your Town' workshop aids in community development (05/21/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
About 20 municipalities around the Magnolia State stand to benefit from an economic development workshop presented by a Mississippi State institute.
Exhibit showcases work of alumnus, JCJC instructor (05/17/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Mississippi State's Colvard Student Union Art Gallery announces the opening of "Objects in Composition," creations by artist and university alumnus Mark Brown.
MSU joins select list as presidential library host (05/17/2012) Writer: Sid Salter
Mississippi State soon will officially serve as host to a presidential library--one of only five universities in the nation to share such a distinction.
MSU participates in Smithsonian Folklife Festival (05/15/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi State University's celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Morrill Act, which led to the founding of land-grant universities, will include participation in the June 27-July 8 Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington, D.C.
MSU sustainability leader receives TVA honor (05/15/2012) Writer: Jim Laird
Mississippi State's work to achieve a "greener" campus, as well as efforts of the university's sustainability coordinator, are being recognized by the Tennessee Valley Authority.
Military leaders urge graduates to serve others (05/12/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Lt. Gen. Darrell D. Jones of the U.S. Air Force both encouraged Mississippi State graduates to take advantage of the many opportunities of where, how and for whom they will serve in the future.
MSU student research symposium winners announced (05/10/2012) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
Nine Mississippi State students are winners of spring semester undergraduate research symposium awards.
Drones on campus: MSU hosting UAS symposium (05/09/2012) Writer: Jim Laird
As drones capture headlines and pique the imagination of the American public, some of the nation's leading experts in unmanned aerial systems will be at Mississippi State next week for the 2012 UAS Symposium.
MSU receives Grand Challenge Explorations Grant (05/09/2012) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Mississippi State University announced today that it is a Grand Challenges Explorations winner, an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Haibo Yao, assistant research professor, will pursue an innovative global health and development research project, titled "Development of Portable Technology for Rapid Aflatoxin Detection in Maize Grown in Developing Countries."
Alumni Association names new student delegates (05/08/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
Thirty-one Mississippi State students are new members of the university alumni association's liaison organization.
MSU announces 2012 student orientation leaders (05/08/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Nineteen top students are leaders of the 2012 orientation programs at Mississippi State.
Class helps education majors think outside the box (05/03/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
A Mississippi State faculty member's method for teaching creative writing involves an innovative--some might even say, soaring--style to help students to learn the material.
MSU business education society named top in nation (05/02/2012) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
The Mississippi State chapter of business education honor society Pi Omega Pi now is ranked No. 1 in the nation.
New link with MSU expands world for local students (05/01/2012) Writer: Robbie S. Ward
Students at Starkville Public Schools now may see university researchers describe their scientific investigations as they conduct them.
Society of Scholars inducts students for spring (04/30/2012) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
More than two dozen Mississippi State seniors are new members of the university's most prestigious honor society.
MSU women award winners honored during ceremony (04/30/2012) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
MSU STUDENTS HONORED (Top photo)--Mississippi State seniors Alexandra E. "Alex" Ruhl of Gulfport (l) and Sarah K. McCain of Aberdeen are selections for 2012 Student Leadership Awards given by the university President's Commission on the Status of Women.
MSU researchers honored for achievements (04/27/2012) Writer: Jim Laird
Nearly 50 Mississippi State faculty, students and staff are 2012 selections for university research honors.
Endowed scholarship honors late Clinton resident (04/26/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
A newly endowed scholarship is memorializing a longtime Mississippi State University Extension Service employee and former Clinton resident.
KIDS COUNT program taking award nominations (04/26/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Mississippi KIDS COUNT is accepting entries through May 18 for its 2013 Success Stories recognition program.
Military leaders to address MSU May graduates (04/25/2012) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Two high-level members of the United States military establishment will help send off Mississippi State graduates during commencement exercises taking place the second week of May.
NOAA exploration center opens at MSU at Stennis (04/24/2012) Writer: Jim Laird
What mysteries lie in the depths of the Gulf of Mexico?
MSU police lieutenant graduates from FBI program (04/23/2012) Writer: Robbie S. Ward
When Mississippi State University prepares for major events, university police Lt. Kenneth Rogers relies on his planning, years of experience and other officers' insights to help keep the area safe.
McKinney takes the reins for MSU financial aid (04/23/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Mississippi State's new financial aid director brings more than a decade of experience in the field to the position.
Industrial tech students get real 'company' time (04/23/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
Learning by doing in classroom and laboratory settings is an essential part of student growth in any university academic major.
Student joins Nobel Laureates at summer conference (04/20/2012) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
A Mississippi State senior is the first university student being invited to attend the 62nd Lindau Meeting of Nobel Laureates in Germany.
MSU yearbook returns in print, online (04/18/2012) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
Mississippi State's yearbook, "Reveille" will return this year in print, along with a digitized version through MSU Libraries.
Awareness raised for autism, Asperger's syndrome (04/18/2012) Writer: Robbie S. Ward
Alex Orsak knows the loneliness felt by people with forms of autism.
Computer science, engineering attract Fulbrights (04/17/2012) Writer: Robbie S. Ward
Since arriving at Mississippi State as a graduate student, Ibrahim Abdoulahi typically runs about 10 miles for exercise each Saturday morning.
MSU choral groups hold season's final concert (04/17/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
The Mississippi State University Choral Activities area will conclude its performance season with a free concert Thursday [April 19].
CAAD majors take home awards at state competition (04/17/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Mississippi State students are dominating the 2012 Mississippi Collegiate Art Competition.
Chemical engineering's Walters wins national award (04/16/2012) Writer: Susan Lassetter
A member of Mississippi State University's chemical engineering faculty will be honored this summer by a national engineering education organization.
SBW offers fans broad spectrum of activities (04/16/2012) Writer: Harriet Laird
The Grammy award-winning duo Sugarland headlines Mississippi State University's upcoming 26th annual Super Bulldog Weekend.
Architecture faculty project selected for exhibit (04/13/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
A project developed by a Mississippi State School of Architecture faculty member is being featured in an American Institute of Architects exhibition in Washington, D.C.
Retired faculty member's book on prestigious list (04/13/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
A 2008 book by a retired English department faculty member at Mississippi State University is being honored by the American Library Association.
MSU to welcome senior homeland security official (04/12/2012) Writer: Jim Laird
A senior official with the federal agency charged with ensuring the nation's safety, security and resilience against terrorism will visit Mississippi State next week.
Coble among first SEC faculty achievement honorees (04/12/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
W.L. Giles Distinguished Professor Keith H. Coble of Mississippi State's agricultural economics department is receiving the Southeastern Conference's 2012 Faculty Achievement Award.
Ragtime melodies return to MPB airwaves (04/11/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi Public Broadcasting will air highlights of the 2010 Charles Templeton Ragtime Jazz Festival this Friday [April 13], beginning at 9 p.m.
Dunaway becomes second to receive university honor (04/11/2012) Writer: Maridith Geuder
In recognition of his contributions to student well-being at Mississippi State, Greg Dunaway is receiving the Dean of Students Award of Excellence. He becomes only the second recipient of the honor since its inception in 2007, said Thomas Bourgeois, dean of students.
Annual spring band concerts slated for next week (04/10/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
April's three free concerts held by the Mississippi State University music department make the month a busy one for music lovers.
Architectural exhibit features housing strategies (04/09/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi State's School of Architecture is showcasing winning entries from the d3 Housing Tomorrow Design Competition through April 20 in the university's Giles Hall Gallery.
Theatre MSU to showcase 'golden' spring production (04/09/2012) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
The Mississippi State communication department's Theatre MSU will present "Deadwood Dick, or The Game of Gold!" for three performances this week.
Distance ed program provides added route to degree (04/09/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Facing busy schedules, many people struggle to find time for anything beyond the careful balance of work and family. But living in a digital age makes higher education more attainable for those seeking an elementary education degree from Mississippi State.
Cottrell named Fulbright Alumni Ambassador (04/05/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
A Mississippi State administrator with the university's recently created International Institute is a 2012 selection for the prestigious Fulbright Scholars Alumni Ambassador program.
'Send Silence Packing' wellness event is Tuesday (04/05/2012) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
With the sad knowledge that more than a thousand college students nationwide commit suicide every year, two Mississippi State groups are working to raise awareness and provide support.
Researcher: Intermodal transportation a key tool (04/05/2012) Writer: Jim Laird
A Mississippi State researcher is praising a Magnolia State city at the literal crossroads of modern interstate, rail and air connections for the economic development aspects of its intermodal and multimodal transportation systems.
MSU-Meridian downtown campus dedicated (04/04/2012) Writer: Sheri Pape
Mississippi State University-Meridian formally dedicated its new downtown campus today [April 4], made possible through a generous contribution from The Riley Foundation.
Pulitzer Prize finalist, historian Herman to speak (04/04/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Pulitzer Prize finalist and historian Arthur Herman is the next speaker in Mississippi State's Institute for the Humanities Distinguished Lecture Series.
New housing options for grad students on horizon (04/03/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
To meet the changing needs of a growing student body, Mississippi State's Department of Housing and Residence Life is exploring new ways to accommodate graduate students.
Researcher Xu analyzes homework distractions (04/03/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
A new regional study by a senior learning researcher and Mississippi State faculty member is the first to link homework distraction to a wide range of variables.
Golf, forestry collaborate to benefit golf course (04/02/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
When the head of Mississippi State's Institute of Golf needed the right trees to improve playability and course safety, he had only to travel a short distance to the university's College of Forest Resources.
MSU doctors prescribe different kind of medicine (03/30/2012) Writer: Robbie S. Ward
When acid reflux problems led Mississippi State junior Sherika Wheeler to visit her campus physician, she didn't anticipate medical advice that involved tractor-tire flipping and rope jumping.
MSU to honor outstanding campus, community women (03/28/2012) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A women's advocacy organization at Mississippi State is announcing selections for its annual awards program.
MSU service activities make national honor roll (03/28/2012) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Mississippi State is among seven Southeastern Conference universities being recognized nationally for community service activities.
Third suspect arrested in MSU weekend shooting (03/27/2012) Writer: Maridith Geuder
The third suspect being sought in connection with the Saturday night murder of Mississippi State University student John Sanderson, 21, of Madison has been located and is in custody, according to MSU Police.
Reading launches newly published poetry collection (03/27/2012) Writer: Maridith Geuder
An April 5 public event at Mississippi State University will feature a new poetry collection by an English faculty member.
Third suspect sought in death of MSU student (03/27/2012) Writer: Maridith Geuder
The Mississippi State University Police Department is seeking the public's help in locating a third
Second arrest made in MSU shooting death (03/27/2012) Writer: Maridith Geuder
A second arrest has been made in the weekend shooting death of a Mississippi State University student.
MSU announces arrest in weekend shooting (03/26/2012) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Mississippi State University has announced an arrest in the weekend slaying of MSU student John Sanderson.
Chemistry department plans April golf tournament (03/26/2012) Writer: Harriet Laird
An April 20 public golf tournament at Mississippi State will benefit undergraduate scholarships in the university's chemistry department.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Education forum showcases research (03/26/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
"In Pursuit of External Funding: Lessons Learned" is the theme for the fifth annual College of Education's faculty and student research forum to be held March 30 at Mississippi State.
Student keeps tradition with state banking award (03/23/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
For the fifth year in a row, a Mississippi State student is the top banking and finance major in Mississippi higher education.
MSU's Kardos wins top state fiction honor (03/23/2012) Writer: Maridith Geuder
The co-director of Mississippi State's creative writing program is receiving a top honor from the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters.
Furniture summit addresses industry challenges (03/22/2012) Writer: Robbie S. Ward
Nothing brings competitors together like the threat of even bigger competition.
Actress Patricia Heaton visits MSU for DG lecture (03/22/2012) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
Patricia Heaton, Emmy Award-winning actress and television sitcom star, will be the featured speaker at Mississippi State for the 2012 Delta Gamma Dorothy Garrett Martin Lectureship in Values and Ethics.
Justice Carlson selected MSU Distinguished Jurist (03/21/2012) Writer: Maridith Geuder
The presiding justice of the Mississippi Supreme Court is the 2012 selection for Mississippi State's Distinguished Jurist Award.
Former USDA Undersecretary to lead lecture series (03/20/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
A former senior administrator with the U.S. Department of Agriculture is this year's guest for Mississippi State's 2012 Carlton N. Owen Lecture Series.
MSU program to give Morrill Act insight March 29 (03/20/2012) Writer: Jim Laird
Mississippi State assistant history professor James Giesen will present "History of the Morrill Act: The Mississippi Perspective" during a Thursday [March 29] public event at the university.
Art department showing student work at two locales (03/19/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
The Mississippi State University art department is holding two concurrent spring semester exhibitions.
MSU names latest staff development program class (03/16/2012) Writer: Jim Laird
Fourteen Mississippi State staff members are new selections for the 2012 Learning Experience for Aspiring Professionals program.
Marszalek lecture series continues at MSU March 21 (03/16/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
The John F. and Jeanne A. Marszalek Library Fund and Lecture Series will continue at Mississippi State University Wednesday [March 21] at 2 p.m. in Mitchell Memorial Library's John Grisham Room.
Housing's Bailey named secretary of regional group (03/15/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Mississippi State's Ann Bailey is the newly elected secretary of the Southern Association for College Student Affairs Foundation Board.
Distinguished artist to visit campus (03/14/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Acclaimed Mississippi artist William R. "Bill" Dunlap will speak March 28 at Mississippi State.
University, city proclaim National Nutrition Month (03/13/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Mississippi State University President Mark Keenum and Starkville Mayor Parker Wiseman have declared March to be National Nutrition Month at MSU and in the city. Created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the annual campaign focuses on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits.
NEWS YOU CAN USE: Delete those old computer files (03/12/2012) Writer: Susan Lassetter
As technology is upgraded and computer owners move on to the newest model, they also must decide what to do with the "old" hardware.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Special Delta spring-break project (03/09/2012) Writer: Robbie S. Ward
Mississippi State students enrolled in a history course about the Mississippi Delta, along with other university student volunteers, will take an "alternative spring break" next week [March 11-16] in several Delta communities, including Greenwood, Shelby, Cleveland, and Clarksdale.
CAVS studies strength of nuclear reactor materials (03/09/2012) Writer: Robbie S. Ward
Testing how steel reacts under radioactive conditions with tens of thousands of simulations may seem ambitious, but that's the goal of research at Mississippi State University.
PCSW serves university, community women (03/08/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
Since its creation in the late 1970s by then Mississippi State President James D. McComas, the President's Commission on the Status of Women has recognized the accomplishments of women on campus and in the community.
Student entrepreneur enjoys worldwide storytelling (03/07/2012) Writer: Robbie S. Ward
Looking at Brad Overbey with his gorilla costume and his pet dog dressed like Batman, it's easy to think the Mississippi State student is just goofing around.
MSU Ragtime Jazz Festival to 'razzle-dazzle' (03/06/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
Dynamic musical showmanship and toe-tapping entertainment again are on the schedule for the sixth annual Charles Templeton Ragtime Jazz Festival at Mississippi State.
Hobart, Millea among those honored by legislators (03/05/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Student Association President Rhett Hobart and Holland Faculty Senate President Meghan Millea are Mississippi State's 2012 honorees in the annual state higher education appreciation program.
U.S. presidential award recognizes volunteers (03/02/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Members of the Mississippi State and Starkville communities have the opportunity to help others and receive recognition for it through the President's Volunteer Service Award.
Nobel Prize winner F.W. de Klerk speaks this week (03/01/2012) Writer: Sammy McDavid
The former South African president who shared the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize for helping end his country's apartheid policies speaks Wednesday [March 7] at Mississippi State.
Reported MSU abduction a hoax (02/29/2012) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Following an investigation that involved Mississippi State University police, the FBI, and other law enforcement officials, authorities have determined that the reported abduction of a female student earlier today (Wednesday, Feb. 29) was a hoax.
MSU class gift reinstated with Bull Ring project (02/29/2012) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
The 2012 senior class at Mississippi State is bringing back a piece of university history by restoring the "Bull Ring" as their gift to the 134-year-old land-grant institution.
MSU to lead national transportation research (02/29/2012) Writer: Jim Laird
Mississippi State is the lead institution for a $3.5 million federal grant to help fund a center of excellence for transportation research.
Humanities lecture to feature British historian (02/28/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Modern history professor Michael Bentley is the March speaker for Mississippi State's Institute for the Humanities Distinguished Lecture Series.
Harvard's Bobo coming to MSU as speaker, scholar (02/28/2012) Writer: Sammy McDavid
.--"Post-Racial Dreams, American Realities" will be the Monday [March 5] topic of a Mississippi State program led by a nationally prominent sociologist.
Need for strong STEM education to be lecture topic (02/27/2012) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A senior Dow Chemical Co. official will lead the March 6 Hunter Henry Lectureship at Mississippi State.
Students get intense during annual Design Week (02/27/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
How can skipping a week of university classes possibly benefit serious students who are putting forth their best efforts to learn and hone their talents?
MSU announces Morrill Act conference in October (02/24/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Mississippi State is beginning preparation to commemorate later this year congressional passage of one of the nation's most important pieces of education legislation.
St. Lawrence Quartet to conclude MSU Lyceum Series (02/24/2012) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Now in its 23rd performing year, a four-member Canadian group considered among that country's premiere chamber ensembles will be featured Thursday [March 1] at Mississippi State.
International dance groups showcase culture at MSU (02/23/2012) Writer: Robbie S. Ward
Talented dancers representing varying styles and ages will showcase a range of world cultures Tuesday [Feb. 28] during an international program at Mississippi State.
Jones to lead new research center (02/23/2012) Writer: Jim Laird
A leading technology industry executive will oversee a new Mississippi State University research center dedicated to developing cutting-edge solutions for the nation's armed forces.
Conference to focus on key life ingredient: water (02/23/2012) Writer: Sammy McDavid
March 1 is the registration deadline for a Jackson conference the following month focusing on state issues related to water, sustainability and climate.
Lincoln and Grant series launches Feb. 27 (02/22/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
A lecture and reception Monday [Feb. 27] at Mississippi State will kick off a series of statewide events examining "Lincoln and Grant in Mississippi."
Acting Company performs 'Julius Caesar' Thursday (02/22/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
The award-winning Acting Company will perform Thursday [Feb. 23] for Mississippi State University's 2011-12 Lyceum Series.
Alumni association plans 134th MSU birthday party (02/21/2012) Writer: Robbie S. Ward
Mississippi State University celebrates the 134th anniversary of its founding with a Tuesday [Feb. 28] birthday party.
Starkville/MSU symphony gets 'Romantic' next month (02/21/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
The Starkville/Mississippi State University Symphony Orchestra will perform March 3 on campus.
MEDIA ADVISORY: MSU hosting transportation summit (02/20/2012) Writer: Jim Laird
Mississippi State's chief research officer will welcome federal, state and local officials, economic developers, and industry representatives and executives to campus on Tuesday [Feb. 21] for the 2012 Transportation and Economic Symposium: Transportation for Mississippi's Sustainable Economic Growth.
Teachers can apply for summer Civil War institute (02/17/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
Thirty social studies teachers from across the state will have the opportunity to be part of the second Social Studies Teachers' Summer Institute at Mississippi State.
Theatre MSU opens with post-apocalyptic comedy (02/17/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Mississippi State University's communication department opens its spring performance season next week with a dark comedy by award-winning playwright Liz Duffy Adams.
MSU hosts Women in Higher Ed state conference (02/16/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
Women in higher education throughout Mississippi will convene Feb. 23-24 at Mississippi State University for an annual conference to promote and support women's leadership in the field.
MSU CAVS Extension wins economic development honor (02/16/2012) Writer: Jim Laird
Mississippi State's Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems Extension is a major honoree of the Mississippi Economic Development Council.
Students named Presidential Management Fellows (02/16/2012) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
One former and two current Mississippi State graduate students are finalists for the 2012 Presidential Management Fellows program.
Environmental historian lectures at MSU Feb. 24 (02/15/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
With his Feb. 24 presentation, Southern environmental history pioneer Mart A. Stewart continues a new lecture series at Mississippi State.
Martin Center administrator honored for advocacy (02/14/2012) Writer: Robbie S. Ward
A case manager at Mississippi State's T.K. Martin Center for Technology and Disability is being recognized for her efforts to improve the lives of people with disabilities.
PCSM honors individuals who enhance diversity (02/14/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
The President's Commission on the Status of Minorities will recognize several individuals who demonstrate a significant commitment to enhancing diversity at Mississippi State during a public ceremony Friday [Feb. 17] at 2 p.m.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Sociology association meets at MSU (02/13/2012) Writer: Robbie S. Ward
Some 100 sociology scholars from more than a dozen Mississippi and Alabama colleges and universities gather Thursday [Feb. 16] at Mississippi State University for a two-day discussion of topics related to disparities in demographics, economics, literacy, transportation, and agriculture.
'Investing In Innovation' at MSU Feb. 21 (02/10/2012) Writer: Jim Laird
Innovation and its economic impact will be in play for Mississippi State University's Investing In Innovation conference Feb. 21.
Sewanee art historian next MSU humanities lecturer (02/09/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
University of the South art history professor Greg Clark kicks off the spring semester of Mississippi State's Institute for the Humanities Distinguished Lecture Series.
Manufacturers Association endows scholarship (02/08/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi's largest university is receiving much-appreciated scholarship support from the state's longtime "voice" of the manufacturing industry.
New book spotlights African American politicians (02/08/2012) Writer: Robbie S. Ward
Barack Obama is president today, thanks to more votes from whites than any other African American political candidate in U.S. history.
PCSW now accepting student award applications (02/07/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Mississippi State's President's Commission on the Status of Women is taking applications for the 2012 Student Leadership Award.
Mississippians' consumer confidence jumps in 4Q (02/06/2012) Writer: Jim Laird
Mississippians' optimism about the economy jumped 10 percent from the third to fourth--and final--quarter of 2011, according to the latest Mississippi Index of Consumer Sentiment featured in the current edition of "Economy Watch."
MSU policy analyst Quarles receives national honor (02/06/2012) Writer: Robbie S. Ward
A senior policy analyst at Mississippi State's John C. Stennis Institute of Government is receiving a national award for advancing the role of women.
MSU Foundation marks 50 years of progress (02/03/2012) Writer: Harriet Laird
On Sunday [Feb. 5], the Mississippi State University Foundation will mark a half-century of fundraising for the land-grant institution.
MSU's Vaughn named Alumni Fellow by Kansas State (02/02/2012) Writer: Jim Laird
A senior Mississippi State administrator is being honored by the Kansas State University Alumni Association for professional achievements and distinguished service.
MSU names Rouse top alumnus, honors 14 others (02/02/2012) Writer: Sheri Pape
Mississippi State University is honoring a former oil company executive and 1962 industrial management graduate with its highest alumni honor.
Former exec warns students about lines of ethics (02/01/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
.--"Being rich was fun, but I promise you, I have more joy in my heart today, living an honest life."
MEDIA ADVISORY: EPSCoR at the Capitol Thursday (02/01/2012) Writer: Jim Laird
Students and faculty from Mississippi's four public research universities will be on hand in the Capitol rotunda from 7:30 a.m. to noon Thursday [Feb. 2] to meet with legislators, lobbyists, media representatives and others interested in learning more about the Mississippi Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research's efforts to boost science, technology, engineering and math opportunities in the state.
Miss Maroon and White winners (01/31/2012) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Junior Paige Nicholson of Lawrence (c) is the new Miss Maroon and White at Mississippi State University.
MSU geneticist helps find butterfly gene (01/30/2012) Writer: Robbie S. Ward
Years after sleeping in hammocks in the wilds of Peru and Panama, collecting hundreds of thousands of samples of colorful insects, Mississippi State assistant professor Brian Counterman now is helping unlock a very difficult puzzle.
Waide adding 'students' attorney' to MSU duties (01/30/2012) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A busy Mississippi State faculty member named last year as the university's professor of the year is taking on some additional duties.
TBS H.R. officer to lead next Seal speaker program (01/27/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
.--"From Mississippi to Midtown: Successfully Climbing the Corporate Ladder" will be the topic of Loretta Walker's address Friday [Feb. 3] at Mississippi State.
Acclaimed international children's choir performs (01/27/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
The Grammy-nominated African Children's Choir will perform in concert Friday [Feb.3] at Mississippi State.
Program creates 'safe zones' for diverse campus (01/26/2012) Writer: Robbie S. Ward
Mississippi State students struggling with issues related to sexuality and gender often find that they can discuss deeply personal concerns with Deborah Jackson without feeling judged or threatened.
Grammy-nominated singer to perform Feb. 2 at MSU (01/26/2012) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Internationally known jazz vocalist Jane Monheit is the next guest performer for Mississippi State University's 2011-12 Lyceum Series.
MSU Foundation appoints officers, incoming members (01/26/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
The Mississippi State University Foundation is announcing its officers, as well as new members for the 45-seat board of directors.
KIDS COUNT Summit to focus on safety issues (01/25/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
The role of adolescents and teens as digital citizens in a 24/7 media world, as well as safeguards they can take to guard against bullying, will be the focus of the fifth annual Mississippi KIDS COUNT Summit Feb. 3 in Jackson.
National authority to discuss winemaking geology (01/25/2012) Writer: Robbie S. Ward
Besides the winemaker and vineyard management techniques, what makes Mississippi-made wines different from those of California's Napa Valley or even in Italy or France?
Wind Ensemble premieres Civil War-inspired piece (01/25/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
Music written by a Mississippi State faculty member in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Shiloh will have its debut during a Friday [Jan. 27] concert.
Honor band clinic brings regional talent to MSU (01/24/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
More than 200 high school musicians from throughout the region will converge on campus Thursday [Jan. 26] to participate in the 60th annual Mississippi State University Honor Band Clinic.
'Enhancing Diversity' focus of upcoming conference (01/24/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
.--"Enhancing Diversity in Higher Education: Undergraduate Retention and Recruitment of Graduate Students, Faculty and Staff" will be the theme March 1 and 2 for Mississippi State's second Diversity Conference.
MSU band director honored with inaugural award (01/20/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Mississippi State University Director of Bands Elva Kaye Lance is being honored with the first Edythe McArthur Outstanding Director Award.
Grant offers teachers 'financial fitness' training (01/19/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi special education teachers are being invited to share in a grant program designed to help them provide high school students with lessons about personal finance.
MSU department begins Hargrove literary contests (01/18/2012) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A widely recognized former member of Mississippi State's English faculty is continuing her lifelong mission of service to the university.
Nominations open for outstanding MSU women awards (01/18/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
An annual awards program sponsored by the President's Commission on the Status of Women at Mississippi State will recognize exceptional women across all employment categories.
New book provides vital resource to land managers (01/17/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
A new publication designed to assist both landowners and scientists in managing moist-soil wetland plants is the work of graduate students and a postdoctoral research associate at Mississippi State.
Community band kicks off 2012 spring semester (01/12/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
The Mississippi State band staff again is inviting university employees and area residents with previous band experience to play in the 2012 Starkville/MSU Community Band.
Dunaway named arts and sciences associate dean (01/11/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
A Mississippi State faculty member with an extensive background in criminal justice and sociology is the new associate dean in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Former Gov. Winter to lead annual MLK program (01/10/2012) Writer: Sammy McDavid
The Mississippi governor considered to be among the most progressive state leaders of the 20th century is the keynote speaker Monday [Jan. 16] for Mississippi State's annual Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Breakfast.
MSU again provides non-credit piano lessons (01/09/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Continuing from the fall semester, Mississippi State's music department is offering individual non-credit piano lessons to students in the Starkville community.
Talented Boston tenor to visit for special recital (01/06/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
A free Guest Artist Recital next week at Mississippi State will feature visiting operatic tenor Jonathan Price and university faculty members Karen Murphy and Nancy Hargrove.
Starkville/MSU Symphony begins 2012 concert season (01/04/2012) Writer: Margaret Kovar
The Starkville/Mississippi State University Symphony Orchestra kicks off 2012 with a Jan. 21 concert dedicated to parents of the performing musicians.
Former educator Cunetto joins development staff (01/03/2012) Writer: Allison Matthews
The College of Education is welcoming an alumna as its new director of development.