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2013 Press Releases:
Service learning enhances education at MSU (12/05/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Mississippi State's Center for the Advancement of Service-Learning Excellence provides university students with opportunities to assist communities.
MSU grant to enhance suicide-prevention education (12/05/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
To ensure any individual considering suicide receives the services, support and compassion needed to overcome that feeling, Mississippi State University is managing a new multi-faceted awareness initiative.
Wicker to address Mississippi State fall graduates (12/04/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
Fall semester graduates at Mississippi State will hear from U.S. Sen. Roger F. Wicker before receiving their degrees at the university's Dec. 14 graduation program.
English department names Gwin Scholars (12/04/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
Two graduate students and two seniors are the Howell H. Gwin Scholars in English at Mississippi State University. From left, Laura M. Purl, a master's student from McComb; Robin L. Walden, a master's student from Hernando; Kelsey E. Megginson, a senior from Brandon; and Donald M. "Field" Brown, a senior from Vicksburg, are pictured with Elizabeth Gwin, center, who endowed the annual academic award as a memorial to her late husband. Professor Gwin was a 25-year English department faculty member.
Phil Hardin Foundation funds MSU-Meridian library (12/03/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi State University officials today [Dec. 3] dedicated the new Phil Hardin Foundation Library at the Meridian College Park Campus.
Collaborative research grants back for fourth year (12/03/2013) 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.
Carl Small Town Center makes a difference in Delta (12/03/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
A spirit of cross-state cooperation is causing big things to happen in a little place.
'Game of Change' panel talks sports, civil rights (12/02/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
When Mississippi State and Loyola University Chicago met on the hardwood for a 1963 post-season NCAA tournament, both university basketball teams took a stand for equality, integration and sportsmanship.
Marszalek essay honoring historic anniversary (12/02/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi State Professor Emeritus John F. Marszalek is among those honoring the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address with an essay displayed at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library through the end of the year.
Bulldogs reclaim Egg Bowl Trophy 17-10 (11/29/2013) Writer: Athletic Dept. Staff
In below freezing temperatures and in front of a raucous home crowd, Mississippi State powered its way to an overtime victory against arch rival Ole Miss Thursday night, winning the 110th edition of the Egg Bowl 17-10 at Davis Wade Stadium to close out the 2013 regular season.
MSU holds 'Game of Change' reunion, rematch (11/27/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Mississippi State University will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1963 "Game of Change" when MSU faces Loyola University Chicago at the noon hardwood matchup in the Humphrey Coliseum on Dec. 1.
MSU gives times, logistics for Thursday's game (11/27/2013) Writer: Sid Salter
In conjunction with continued preparation efforts for the Bulldogs' game against Ole Miss on Thursday [Nov. 28], Mississippi State announced the parking schedule to accommodate the 6:30 p.m. CT kickoff at Davis Wade Stadium.
Egg Bowl ball becomes focal point of new tradition (11/26/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi State University and the University of Mississippi may be fierce rivals on the gridiron, but the two institutions happily came together--literally--for a few moments this week in Calhoun City.
Report details MSU-industry engagement (11/26/2013) Writer: Jim Laird
A new report finds Mississippi State actively engaged with a wide variety of industries that are growing local, regional and state economies, while also contributing to partnerships that foster international exchange and trade.
Stormwater runoff focus of design team challenge (11/25/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
By competing in the national Campus RainWorks Challenge, an international student team at Mississippi State is learning to address the worldwide challenge of sustainably through stormwater management.
Blendinger chosen for SRCEA leadership role (11/25/2013) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A veteran member of Mississippi State's College of Education faculty is a new officer on the governing board of the Southern Regional Council on Educational Administration.
MSU senior Donald M. Brown named Rhodes Scholar (11/24/2013) Writer: Sid Salter
Mississippi State University senior Donald M. "Field" Brown has been awarded the coveted Rhodes Scholarship.
Teaching methods study wins 3MT research challenge (11/22/2013) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
A Mississippi State physics and astronomy instructor will represent the university in regional Three Minute Thesis competition.
MSU, partners celebrate $1.9 million grant at ICC (11/22/2013) Writer: Harriet Laird
Mississippi State University and partners celebrated at Itawamba Community College's Belden Center today [Nov. 22] the kick-off of a nearly $2 million project to accelerate job creation and encourage reshoring of advanced manufacturing jobs that have moved overseas.
Floral design group to host wreath workshop (11/22/2013) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
The Mississippi State student chapter of the American Institute of Floral Designers will host a live evergreen wreath workshop in early December.
Irish Tenors' 'Christmas' coming to MSU (11/21/2013) Writer: Sammy McDavid
To help usher in the holiday season at Mississippi State and the Golden Triangle area, the university's Lyceum Series is featuring The Irish Tenors in concert.
Chemical engineering students receive honors (11/20/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
For the 13th consecutive year, the American Institute of Chemical Engineers awarded Mississippi State University a 2013 Outstanding Student Chapter Award.
Society of Scholars announces fall selections (11/20/2013) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Some two dozen Mississippi State seniors are new members of the university's most prestigious honor society.
MSU announces $11 million grant for new program (11/20/2013) Writer: Harriet Laird
An $11 million grant from The Riley Foundation of Meridian is providing a new kinesiology program in Mississippi State University's Kress Building, an MSU-Meridian Downtown Campus facility that also will see major renovations under the funding.
Starkville-MSU Symphony presents Christmas concert (11/19/2013) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
The Starkville-Mississippi State University Symphony Orchestra will perform music of the season during a Dec. 3 concert at the city's First Baptist Church.
New fundraiser welcomed by Ag, Extension Service (11/19/2013) Writer: Amy Cagle
Dees Murphy is the new assistant director of development for both the Mississippi State University Extension Service and College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
MSU formally reopens historic 'Bull Ring' (11/18/2013) Writer: Harriet Laird
Mississippi State brought back a piece of university history Saturday [Nov. 16] with the re-dedication of a restored campus landmark dating back to the 1930s.
New 'Maroon Edition' Habitat home welcomes family (11/18/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
A Starkville family now is sharing a new home, completed in time to enjoy during the holidays.
Two art department thesis exhibitions now open (11/18/2013) Writer: Christie McNeal
Works by seven graduating senior art majors are on display through Dec. 7 at two Mississippi State University galleries.
MEDIA ADVISORY: MSU to receive multi-million gift (11/18/2013) Writer: Harriet Laird
The Riley Foundation will announce a multi-million dollar grant to Mississippi State University to provide a new academic program to be housed in the Kress Building, a Meridian campus facility that also will get major renovations under the funding.
Titans coach Herman Boone to 'remember' at MSU (11/18/2013) Writer: James Logan
The high school coach portrayed in the much-praised film "Remember the Titans" will speak Tuesday [Nov. 19] at Mississippi State.
MSU applauds Brazilian exchange program (11/15/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
As part of recognizing the many benefits of international education and exchange programs, Mississippi State celebrated the Brazil Scientific Mobility Undergraduate Program.
Maroon Edition author speaks at MSU (11/15/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Internationally recognized physicist and writer Richard A. Muller explored the science of global warming and nuclear terrorism during his Thursday [Nov. 14] visit to Mississippi State.
Hardin to present annual humanities lecture (11/15/2013) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
Mississippi State's 2013 Humanities Teacher of the Year will speak Monday [Nov. 18] at a public campus program.
Bull Ring dedication to conclude True Maroon Week (11/14/2013) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
Mississippi State's first True Maroon Week closes Saturday [Nov. 16] with a 3:30 p.m. public ceremony rededicating one of the university's oldest class memorials.
MSU announces 2013 Alumni Fellows (11/14/2013) Writer: Amy Cagle
The Mississippi State University Alumni Association is announcing its 2013 class of Alumni Fellows.
MSU panel explains facets of design plagiarism (11/14/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Reinterpreting the works of great artists, architects and fashion designers is not plagiarism; it's how designers produce uniquely creative and original pieces, according to Mississippi State design faculty and administrators.
'Listen to the Movies' with MSU Philharmonia (11/14/2013) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
The Mississippi State University Philharmonia will present "Listen to the Movies" Tuesday [Nov. 19] at Starkville's First Baptist Church.
MSU student becomes Rhodes Scholar finalist (11/13/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
A Mississippi State English and philosophy double-major from Vicksburg is a finalist for the Rhodes Scholarship.
U.S. News: MSU among best in serving veterans (11/13/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Mississippi State's tradition of serving veterans is receiving national recognition again, this time by U.S. News & World Report in its first-ever listing of veteran-friendly institutions.
MSU officials adopt commercial tailgating policies (11/13/2013) Writer: Harriet Laird
New policies addressing commercial tailgating companies and tent setup have been adopted by the Mississippi State University administration.
MSU professor to discuss Walter Anderson (11/13/2013) Writer: Christie McNeal
A veteran Mississippi State art professor will lead three public programs in the near future at regional museums, all involving his ongoing research on late Ocean Springs artist Walter Inglis Anderson.
Walters named 2013 Grisham Master Teacher (11/13/2013) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
Mississippi State mathematics instructor Kimberly Walters will be the featured speaker Wednesday [Nov. 20] for the university's John Grisham Master Teacher Series recognition.
Floral design team continues U.S. leadership track (11/12/2013) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Mississippi State's student chapter of the American Institute of Floral Designers again is a national winner.
Theatre MSU presents 'Wiley and the Hairy Man' (11/12/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
The theater program of Mississippi State University's communication department continues its 50th anniversary celebration this week with a children's production.
MSU library speaker series features MEC president (11/12/2013) Writer: Ben Nagel
Mississippi State's Morris W.H. "Bill" Collins Speaker Series continues Monday [Nov. 18] with an address by Blake A. Wilson, president and chief executive officer of the Mississippi Economic Council.
MSU, consortium get $25 million for food research (11/11/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi State University is among a consortium of universities and other partners receiving a $25 million, five-year international grant to boost soybean production across Africa.
Business Information Systems celebrates 50 years (11/11/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
The Business Information Systems program in Mississippi State's College of Business marks its 50th year this fall with an anniversary celebration Nov. 15.
Veterans Day celebration, observance next week (11/07/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, all ideals for which America's veterans have fought, sacrificed and sometimes died.
Strong Towns speaker to hold 'Curbside Chats' (11/07/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Sustainability isn't necessarily a reference to going green. It can also indicate a system that maintains, replenishes and pays for itself.
Award winning N.Y.-based author to speak Monday (11/07/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
A celebrated West Indian author will present selections from his latest work during a Veterans Day [Nov. 11] program at Mississippi State.
Ten to compete for Miss MSU on Nov. 15 (11/06/2013) Writer: Amelia Treptow
Four sophomores, three freshmen, two juniors and a doctoral student from throughout Mississippi, as well as West Alabama, are competing for the title of Miss Mississippi State University 2014.
Brown, research team discover unicellular protist (11/06/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
From Massachusetts to Mississippi, a unicellular protist is hinting at answers about the evolution of multicellularity while raising a whole new set of questions.
MSU Phi Kappa Phi honor society again in top group (11/06/2013) Writer: Sammy McDavid
For the fifth consecutive year, Mississippi State's chapter of the nation's oldest and most selective honor society is receiving a major recognition.
Aiken Village Preschool reaccredited by NAEYC (11/05/2013) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
The Aiken Village Preschool at Mississippi State is newly reaccredited by the nationʼs leading organization for early childhood development.
MSU, Texas A&M vet colleges sponsor Dog Bowl (11/05/2013) Writer: Karen Templeton
With a higher concentration of veterinary colleges than any other conference in the country, the Southeastern Conference boasts premiere college sports and a region with a strong focus on animal care.
Guide dog etiquette important for handler's safety (11/05/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
For Mississippi State student Sandra Bullins, having a guide dog has opened up her world.
Music professor holds Friday piano recital (11/05/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
A veteran member of the Mississippi State music department faculty will give a piano recital Friday [Nov. 8] in memory of a Starkville piano teacher who was president of the Golden Triangle Music Forum.
MSU forestry professor named a society fellow (11/05/2013)
A Mississippi State University forestry professor was recently named a Fellow in the Society of American Foresters.
MSU alumna Brown confirmed to federal bench (11/04/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
The U.S. Senate today appointed 1987 Mississippi State alumna Debra M. Brown as Mississippi's first African-American female U.S. District Judge.
Bates named first Tadlock Extension Award winner (11/04/2013) Writer: Amy Cagle
Rebecca B. Bates of Brookhaven is the inaugural selection for the newly endowed Travis Tadlock Outstanding Extension Agent Award at Mississippi State University.
Campus to celebrate International Education Week (11/04/2013) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
Diversity will be celebrated this month during International Education Week at Mississippi State University.
From dumpster to design: TRASHION Show returns (11/04/2013) Writer: James Logan
Mississippi State architecture majors are showcasing their craftiness Wednesday [Nov. 6] with the annual TRASHION Show and Junk 2 Funk sale.
MSU team places first in timber bridge competition (11/01/2013) Writer: Emily McConnell
A Mississippi State student team holds top honors in a national design and construction challenge, thanks to the collaboration of two university colleges.
MSU library shares link to 1877 Grant world tour (11/01/2013) Writer: Meg Henderson
Photographs from a 19th century world tour by former president Ulysses S. Grant and wife Julia now may be viewed online.
Students conclude interdisciplinary design contest (10/31/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Teams of fourth-year architecture, interior design and building construction science majors at Mississippi State University began the fall semester working together in the third annual Brasfield & Gorrie Student Design Competition.
Robertson named leading criminology scholar (10/31/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
A Mississippi State research professor is being recognized as a prolific national female scholar in criminology by the Journal of Criminal Justice Education.
Campus counseling center receives reaccreditation (10/30/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
The recent reaccreditation of Mississippi State's Student Counseling Services signifies the continuation of quality mental health services for students of the university.
Early music ensemble set to perform next week (10/30/2013) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
Such Sweete Melodie, an ensemble of Baroque specialists committed to historically informed performances of the 17th and 18th centuries, brings its special sound next week to downtown Starkville.
Retired wildlife biologist to lead Owen Lecture (10/30/2013) Writer: Karen Brasher
The immediate past-president of The Wildlife Society is this year's guest for Mississippi State's 2013 Carlton N. Owen Lecture Series.
METP participants make first cross-campus visit (10/29/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Educators must be catalysts for creating a cycle of knowledge, students in the Mississippi Excellence in Teaching Program were told Monday [Oct. 28] at Mississippi State.
Ag historian receiving second award for 2011 book (10/29/2013) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A Mississippi State historian and director of a university-based regional center again is being recognized for his book on agriculture in the modern American South.
PGM director receives professional golf honor (10/29/2013) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
A Mississippi State administrator is the 2013 Gulf States PGA Section's Golf Professional of the Year, the highest recognition paid to Mississippi and Louisiana members.
Unique design, building collaborative takes shape (10/28/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Mississippi State University's College of Architecture, Art and Design is offering a unique collaborative studio for architecture and building construction science majors.
Perkes co-authors architectural processes report (10/28/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
The more they get together, the happier architects and their public-service clients will be, according a new report co-written by a Mississippi State University architecture professor.
Dr. Coble goes to Washington (again) (10/28/2013)
MSU implements lighting project with SmartWatt (10/28/2013) Writer: Sid Salter
Mississippi State University will soon become a leading example of a sustainable campus.
Alum perfect 'match' for statewide tech conference (10/25/2013)
Interior design majors get national scholarships (10/24/2013) Writer: Christie McNeal
Two Mississippi State students in the university's College of Architecture, Art and Design are each receiving nearly $17,000 in scholarships from the American Home Furnishings Alliance.
Wildlife society honors MSU associate director (10/24/2013)
Expert panel to discuss plagiarism in design (10/23/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Imitation is sometimes considered the sincerest form of flattery, but in design, the boundary where homage ends and plagiarism begins can be unclear.
MSU houses National Association for Ethnic Studies (10/23/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Like Mississippi State University, the National Association for Ethnic Studies embraces a tradition of research and scholarship related to the study of ethnicity and race.
Bagley College begins first-of-its-kind initiative (10/23/2013) Writer: Susan Lassetter
Students in Mississippi State's Bagley College of Engineering will benefit from a new initiative meant to spur involvement in engineering technical societies.
MSU receives $1.9 million in job accelerator grant (10/22/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
The U.S. Department of Labor today [Oct. 22] announced that Mississippi State University and partners will be awarded nearly $2 million of $20.5 million in grant awards to fund projects to accelerate job creation and encourage reshoring of advanced manufacturing jobs that have moved overseas.
Bagley College adds National Academy member (10/22/2013) Writer: Susan Lassetter
A member of the prestigious National Academy of Engineering is joining the faculty of Mississippi State's Bagley College of Engineering.
Security expert shares cyber knowledge at MSU (10/22/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
One of Mississippi's top cybersecurity officials delivered a sober warning to a Mississippi State University audience recently.
Slots open for Stennis Institute civil rights tour (10/22/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Mississippi State's John C. Stennis Institute of Government and Community Development will commemorate the state's 1964 Freedom Summer with a Civil Rights Bus Tour.
Delta Farm Press: Farm Bill 'markedly different' (10/22/2013)
Lyceum concert invites all to say 'Hello, cello' (10/22/2013) Writer: Sammy McDavid
The internationally recognized Portland Cello Project brings its very special style of musical entertainment to Mississippi State for a Nov. 5 concert in the university's 2013-14 Lyceum Series.
MSU research: Arts integration impacts test scores (10/22/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Effective classroom arts integration can reduce or eliminate educational achievement gaps for economically disadvantaged students, according to a Mississippi State University research report.
OkSOBERfest event raises alcohol safety awareness (10/21/2013) Writer: James Logan
Mississippi State's Health Education and Wellness department, in partnership with the Kappa Alpha fraternity and the Omega House, today hosted OkSOBERfest to raise alcohol safety awareness as part of National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week.
Music department announces free trumpet recital (10/21/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Mississippi State's music department will present a free trumpet and voice recital Nov. 3 at the Starkville First United Methodist Church sanctuary.
METP training new generation of education leaders (10/21/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Being a good teacher is more than just knowing the subject matter.
CVM lecture series celebrates human-animal bond (10/21/2013) Writer: Karen Templeton
All next week, Mississippi State's College of Veterinary Medicine will celebrate the unique relationship between animals and humans.
Writing-to-learn expert helps support QEP program (10/21/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Mississippi State recently reinforced its commitment to developing a university-wide writing culture by bringing a nationally recognized writing-to-learn expert to campus.
MSU, Leland receive NEA grant for park (10/21/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Mississippi State's land-grant tradition of service through learning and research was recently recognized by a $25,000 National Endowment for the Arts grant benefitting the city of Leland.
Hilliard honored as music's alumnus of the year (10/18/2013) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
Starkville native Quincy Hilliard is the Mississippi State music department's 2013 alumnus of the year.
Children's concert honors famous Mississippians (10/18/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
The Starkville/Mississippi State University Symphony Association will sponsor a series of concerts for children and an evening concert for all music lovers Nov. 1.
Communication department names student ambassadors (10/18/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
Fourteen students are serving as ambassadors for Mississippi State's communication department for the 2013-14 school year.
Music department hosts annual Music Discovery Day (10/18/2013) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
Mississippi Stateʼs music department will welcome prospective music and music education majors Nov. 11 during the university's 2013 Music Discovery Day.
Gates grant helps with state teacher certification (10/18/2013) Writer: James Logan
Mississippi State's World-Class Teaching Program is scheduled to share a major private grant to help educators become more efficient in the classroom.
Writers Series to feature Michael Farris Smith (10/18/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Mississippi State's English department welcomes university alumnus Michael Farris Smith of Columbus as the first guest for the 2013-14 Visiting Writers Series.
College Board approves The Mill at MSU development (10/17/2013) Writer: Sid Salter
The Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning today approved a series of interrelated agreements that finalize plans for The Mill development, according to Mississippi State University President Mark E. Keenum.
Gift benefits wetland theater and Kennedy chair (10/17/2013) Writer: Karen Brasher
A gift of real estate in Carroll County serves as a lead contribution for Mississippi State University's Carsie Clark and Diane Worthington Young Wetland Education Theater and increases a previously established endowment for the James C. Kennedy Chair in Waterfowl and Wetlands Conservation.
Music department ensembles perform fall concerts (10/17/2013) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
Mississippi Stateʼs jazz and wind ensembles present their fall concerts early next month at the university's McComas Hall auditorium.
Grad student earns prestigious French fellowship (10/17/2013) Writer: Emily McConnell
A Mississippi State doctoral student from Tylertown is the first from the university to earn a prestigious fellowship awarded by the Embassy of France in Washington, D.C.
Conference to welcome transportation researchers (10/17/2013) Writer: James Logan
Researchers and investigators will gather at Mississippi State later this month for the National Center for Intermodal Transportation for Economic Competitiveness Conference.
Campus health services receives reaccreditation (10/15/2013) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Professional accreditation of Mississippi State's Student Health Services is being extended for another three years, the longest time-period allowed.
Grant Association Fund for Excellence established (10/14/2013) Writer: Amy Cagle
The Mississippi State University Foundation and the Ulysses S. Grant Association are establishing an endowment to provide continuing support for collaborative missions of the association and the Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library.
MSU alum now heading SEC communication office (10/11/2013) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A 1999 Mississippi State communication graduate is the new communications director for the Southeastern Conference.
Innovative teaching earns Keith national award (10/11/2013) Writer: Mary Kate McGowan
A Mississippi State engineering administrator is receiving a national award for innovative teaching.
Mississippi State launches $600 million campaign (10/10/2013) Writer: Amy Cagle
Mississippi State University debuts the public phase of its $600 million comprehensive capital campaign this weekend during homecoming festivities for the 135-year-old institution.
MSU administrator Vaughn receives national honor (10/10/2013) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
Mary L. Vaughn, assistant director in Assessment and Testing Services at Mississippi State, is being honored with the 2013 Service Recognition Award of the National College Testing Association.
MSU to observe annual Cybersecurity Awareness Week (10/10/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Mississippi State will host several public programs examining critical issues of a hyper-connected, Internet-driven world as part of the university's 6th-annual Cybersecurity Awareness Week beginning Oct. 15.
Bioenergy Day events at MSU set for Oct. 17 (10/10/2013) Writer: Jim Laird
Mississippi State University will participate in the first-ever National Bioenergy Day next week.
Walking track ribbon cutting at Chadwick Lake set (10/09/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
A new one-mile loop walking track at Mississippi State's Chadwick Lake will open during an official ceremony on Tuesday [Oct. 15] with university and Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Foundation representatives cutting the ribbon.
Interior design majors complete field internships (10/09/2013) Writer: Christie McNeal
Before they may receive bachelor's degrees, Mississippi State seniors in the university's interior design program must complete a field internship.
Speaker Gunn gains input at MSU 'Idea Tour' stop (10/08/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn gained feedback from local community members Tuesday [Oct. 8] with discussion from constituents ranging from firearms to childcare and government transparency.
CAAD honors Meridian couple, names library (10/08/2013) Writer: Christie McNeal
Mississippi State's College of Architecture, Art, and Design formally dedicated the Bob and Kathy Luke Library in Giles Hall on Monday [Oct. 7].
African-American Studies hosts Alexander Oct. 15 (10/08/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
The first installment of the 2013-2014 African-American Studies Lecture Series at Mississippi State will allow the university family and the local community to explore the way people remember history.
Liberty Bowl champs to celebrate 50 years Saturday (10/07/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
On a freezing afternoon in 1963, Mississippi State University's football team blocked a punt and ran it in for a touchdown at the Bulldogs' first post-season appearance in 22 years.
Homecoming Court, Mr. and Miss MSU to be presented (10/07/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
Senior English major Jennifer S. "Jenni" Brown of Winona reigns this week as Homecoming Queen at Mississippi State University.
Student Association announces homecoming events (10/07/2013) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
Mississippi State alumni, students, employees and friends throughout the state are being invited to a week of fun activities leading to the university's 2013 Homecoming celebration Friday and Saturday [Oct. 11 and 12].
Davis named alumni association executive director (10/04/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
Jeff Davis, a veteran alumni association executive at Stephen F. Austin University in Nacogdoches, Texas, is being named Mississippi State University's executive director of the alumni association.
MSU students receive national award of excellence (10/04/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
More than 100 students representing six Mississippi State University disciplines were recognized Tuesday [Oct. 1] with the American Society of Landscape Architecture's Award of Excellence in Student Collaboration.
Theatre MSU celebrates milestone with 50th season (10/04/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
When Theatre MSU draws the curtain Oct. 17 to begin its 50th season, the milestone will be especially meaningful to those who have invested blood, sweat and tears into hundreds of productions and helped grow a program that has impacted thousands of students.
C Spire selects Research Park for data center (10/03/2013) Writer: Jim Laird
A leading Mississippi-based communication and technology solutions provider will build a new $20 million, 22,400-square-foot data center in the Thad Cochran Research, Technology and Economic Development Park.
MSU researchers secure major NIH grant (10/03/2013) Writer: Karen Templeton
Mississippi State University has been awarded a $10 million grant for five years of support from the National Institutes of Health to further research focusing on diseases that affect animal and human health.
Consumer financial protection in focus next week (10/02/2013) Writer: James Logan
A public program examining the new federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will take place Oct. 11 at Mississippi State.
HPC2 boosts MSU supercomputing power (10/02/2013) Writer: Jim Laird
The state's premier research university is boosting its high-performance computing capabilities with the installation of a new supercomputer.
MSU top producer of Georgia-Pacific's new hires (10/01/2013) Writer: Harriet Laird
A world leader in paper and building products manufacturing is praising Mississippi State as a top producer of the company's new employees.
MSU observes Mississippi Archaeology Month (10/01/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Free and open to all, a number of campus programs during October will mark Mississippi State University's observance of Mississippi Archaeology Month.
Engineering student earns place on Capitol Hill (09/30/2013) Writer: Mary Kate McGowan
A Bagley College of Engineering doctoral candidate has earned a fellowship that will take her to Capitol Hill.
'Age of Champions' invites all to be inspired (09/30/2013) Writer: Sammy McDavid
The Senior Olympics documentary "Age of Champions" will be shown Oct. 17 at Mississippi State.
Novel by MSU entomologist examines memory, ethics (09/27/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
In a new novel titled "Living Memories," Mississippi State University entomologist Jerome Goddard explores traumatic memories and the implications of science run amok.
'Maroon and Write' QEP creating a new culture (09/26/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
A select group Mississippi State faculty members are taking students down the same path they've travelled to accomplish "Maroon & Write," the university's writing-to-learn quality enhancement plan.
Tee time! Communication department seeks golfers (09/26/2013) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Mississippi State's communication department is announcing its seventh annual golf tournament to raise funds for university scholarships.
MSU Libraries, music department offer music series (09/26/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
Through a $2,500 national grant, Mississippi State University Libraries is sponsoring a five-part series during the fall semester featuring documentary screenings and scholar-led discussions of 20th century American popular music.
SA sets Friday deadline for grilling competition (09/26/2013) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
The Mississippi State University Student Association is sponsoring a three-tier grilling competition Oct. 4 as part of the Bulldog Bash Weekend celebration.
Printmaker Hunter begins artist residency at MSU (09/26/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
An exhibit by Mississippi State's artist-in-residence Kathryn Hunter will run through Nov. 1 in the Cullis Wade Depot Art Gallery.
Scholar named Presidential History Visiting Fellow (09/26/2013) Writer: Ben Nagel
An editor with the U. S. Grant Presidential Library at Mississippi State is among the first group to be named a Visiting Fellow of the Center for Presidential History at Southern Methodist University.
Vilsack praises MSU's ag research contributions (09/25/2013) Writer: Bonnie Coblentz
Mississippi State University officials toured U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack around campus Wednesday in a rare opportunity to brief a sitting Cabinet member on significant federally funded research projects.
U.S. Poet Laureate proud of Mississippi heritage (09/25/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Mississippi made her, and no matter where she goes, U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey never forgets her heritage.
KITECH taps MSU's King for advisory board (09/25/2013) Writer: Jim Laird
A South Korean institute has asked a senior research administrator at Mississippi State University to provide counsel on international collaborative issues.
Historians bring Lincoln to life during symposium (09/24/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
During President Abraham Lincoln's press conference at Mississippi State University on Tuesday, he predicted emancipation would create true equality among all U.S. citizens.
Symphony announces free big band concert (09/24/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
The Starkville Symphony Orchestra Big Band will perform "Jazz at Renasant" early next month at the new Renasant Bank plaza.
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture makes mid-week visit (09/23/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Thomas J. "Tom" Vilsack will be at Mississippi State Wednesday [Sept. 25] for a tour of campus and briefings on major research projects funded by the Department of Agriculture.
Yokohama Tire invests in education with gifts (09/23/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
Yokohama Tire Corporation, on the eve of its groundbreaking ceremony for a major new facility in Clay County, showed the company's support for education and economic development in the region with a substantial gift to Mississippi State University.
Collegiate Recovery Community sponsors free movie (09/23/2013) Writer: Harriet Laird
Mississippi State's Collegiate Recovery Community, in celebration of National Recovery Month, is sponsoring a free viewing of the feature documentary film "The Anonymous People" on Wednesday [Sept. 25] at 7:30 p.m. on MSU's Drill Field.
Traveling contemporary art show comes to MSU (09/20/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
The exhibit "Herb and Dorothy: A Glimpse into their Extraordinary Collection" will run through Oct. 18 in the McComas Hall gallery on the Mississippi State University campus.
Starkville orchestra concert takes place at 'W' (09/20/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
The Starkville Symphony Orchestra will hold a special fall concert Sept. 28 at the Mississippi University for Women in Columbus.
MSU to host 140-plus employers for career days (09/19/2013) Writer: Jim Laird
Mississippi State students will shake hands and share résumés with employer representatives from around the country next week as the university hosts its annual fall career fair.
MSU researchers to develop nerve agent antidotes (09/19/2013) Writer: Karen Templeton
Ever since World War II, nerve agents have been a concern in modern warfare and up until now, the only antidotes available acted after the agents damaged the nervous system. However, new research at the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine may lead to the creation of an antidote that works before severe damage occurs.
Blindness research center receives national grant (09/19/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
A major research grant to Mississippi State's National Research and Training Center on Blindness and Low Vision is expected to have a national impact on services for persons with combined vision and hearing loss.
Chorus helps commemorate civil rights tragedy (09/18/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
A group of Mississippi State University choral singers will participate Saturday [Sept. 21] in a Birmingham, Ala., performance commemorating a 1963 tragedy that marked an historic turning point in the U.S. civil rights struggle.
Maroon Edition welcomes two speakers next week (09/18/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Next week, speakers for Mississippi State's Maroon Edition program will discuss the same topics opening and closing the university's common reading selection: the physics of terrorism and the science of climate change.
Campus Clothesline Project takes place Sept. 24-26 (09/18/2013) Writer: Sammy McDavid
The Clothesline Project returns to Mississippi State next week on the university's Drill Field.
Presidential library aids Birgisson with research (09/18/2013) Writer: Meg Henderson
Mississippi State's Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library is a stop on Icelandic writer and publisher Karl Birgisson's current visit in search of materials to help him finish a forthcoming book.
AAHRPP accredits Mississippi State research (09/17/2013) Writer: Jim Laird
Mississippi State is the first university in the state to attain a highly-sought endorsement from the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs.
Student abduction claim determined hoax by MSUPD (09/16/2013) Writer: Sid Salter
A Mississippi State University Police Department investigation determined a female student's claim that she was the victim of a Sept. 11 abduction attempt was a hoax.
New library exhibit honors cowbell tradition (09/16/2013) Writer: Ben Nagel
Mitchell Memorial Library's latest exhibit pays homage to the cowbell, one of MSU's most beloved traditions.
T.K. Martin Center invites all to 'Fun Run' (09/16/2013) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A major Mississippi State public service unit again is inviting Golden Triangle residents to "run it, walk it, roll it, stroll it, skate it, or even dance it."
MSU announces 2013-14 Presidential Scholars class (09/16/2013) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
Twelve freshmen from Mississippi and three other states are new selections for Mississippi State's top academic scholarships.
Brown named new lab director, state chemist (09/16/2013) Writer: Jim Laird
An accomplished Mississippi State researcher and administrator for the Mississippi State Chemical Laboratory is taking the helm of that state agency housed on the land-grant institution's campus.
Bammann adds new Fellow honor to career successes (09/13/2013) Writer: Susan Lassetter
A Bagley College of Engineering mechanical engineering professor is receiving the highest grade of membership from the Society of Engineering Science.
MSU welcomes, appreciates Fulbright scholars (09/13/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi State is again welcoming a new class of Fulbright scholars to campus this semester.
MSU employee celebrates 60 years of service (09/13/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Mix positive attitude with strong work ethic, and throw in a dash of love for cooking. Season with enthusiasm for Mississippi State University and its students. Marinate for 60 years.
MSU reschedules Maroon Edition author's visit (09/12/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Instead of arriving on campus Sept. 17 as initially planned, Mississippi State's Maroon Edition author will visit the university on Nov. 14.
MSU celebrates Constitution Day with lectures (09/12/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Mississippi State will celebrate Constitution Day with back-to-back lectures Sept. 17.
Keenum shares optimism at fall faculty address (09/11/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
During his fall address to faculty Wednesday [Sept. 11], MSU President Mark E. Keenum shared a new level of optimism, noting that for the first year since he began his presidency in January 2009, the university's state funding has not been cut.
Behind the scenes: MSU serves America's veterans (09/11/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
The eight people staffing Mississippi State's G.V. "Sonny" Montgomery Center for America's Veterans may seem a small number, but they assist student veterans, service members, dependents and survivors in a big way.
Free emergency preparedness training offered (09/11/2013) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
Mississippi State's Campus-Community Emergency Response Team and Maroon Volunteer Center are announcing several training opportunities beginning Monday [Sept. 16] during national Emergency Preparedness Week.
Mockingbird Early Music Ensemble to give concert (09/10/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
The Mockingbird Early Music Ensemble will perform at Mississippi State's McComas Theater Sept. 17 at 7:30 p.m.
MSU hosts first conference for IHL human resources (09/10/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
A one-day conference at Mississippi State Tuesday [Sept. 10] marks the first time for human resources staff from the state's Institutions of Higher Learning entities to come together for a day of professional development.
Concert by NYC jazz singer to open Lyceum Series (09/10/2013) Writer: Sammy McDavid
An award-winning jazz vocalist and faculty member at New York's Manhattan School of Music will inaugurate Mississippi State's 2013-14 Lyceum Series.
CASE honors MSU fundraising, conference work (09/10/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
The 50th anniversary annual report of the Mississippi State University Foundation is being recognized for achievements in fundraising communication by an international education support organization.
CAAD design center, partners qualify for nationals (09/10/2013) Writer: Christie McNeal
Members of Mississippi State University's Gulf Coast Community Design Studio make up one of 10 design teams named finalists in the national "Rebuild by Design" competition.
MSU sees record freshman class, highest ACT scores (09/09/2013) Writer: Harriet Laird
Freshman students again selected Mississippi State University as their "college of choice" for the fall 2013 semester.
MSU dog rescue program achieves fundraising goal (09/09/2013) Writer: Karen Templeton
What began in 2007 as a small student effort at Mississippi State's College of Veterinary Medicine now is a highly organized program that has saved more than 3,200 dogs in Mississippi.
MSU, Indiana elementary classroom form spirit link (09/09/2013) Writer: James Logan
Founded in Texas in 2006, No Excuses University is a private network of U.S. elementary, middle and high schools working to promote higher education readiness among their students.
'Women on A Board of Directors' to be discussed (09/09/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
.--"The Effectiveness of Women on A Board of Directors" is the topic of a special Friday [Sept. 13] panel discussion being organized by Mississippi State's College of Business.
Men of Color Summit focuses on success, education (09/06/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Prominent African-American leaders revealed their secrets of success -- how to overcome barriers and achieve at the highest levels--at Mississippi State University's 2013 Men of Color Summit.
MSU among top cyber educators (09/06/2013) Writer: Jim Laird
Mississippi State is among the nation's elite institutions that are preparing students for highly technical cyber security jobs, and the university has a new designation from the National Security Agency that will expand these opportunities.
Fans cautioned about game day heat, water provided (09/06/2013) Writer: Sid Salter
Due to the predicted high temperatures on Saturday when the Mississippi State Bulldogs welcome the Alcorn University Braves in MSU's home opener at Davis Wade Stadium, MSU President Mark E. Keenum and Athletics Director Scott Stricklin urge caution to our fans and guests.
Lincoln symposium 'The Movie and Man' to be treat (09/06/2013) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Abraham Lincoln will be at Mississippi State later this month for a number of university-organized public programs.
Interfaith Service Initiative to launch at MSU (09/05/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Mississippi State University's Interfaith Service Initiative represents an opportunity for people, whatever their faith, to collaboratively improve Oktibbeha County citizens' disaster preparedness.
MSU, Starkville events to commemorate 9/11 (09/05/2013) Writer: James Logan
Mississippi State's Maroon Volunteer Center again is joining with Volunteer Starkville to observe the September 11 National Day of Service and Remembrance with various activities next week.
MSU announces game day reminders for fans (09/05/2013) Writer: Harriet Laird
Mississippi State University continues to provide a safe and fan-friendly game day experience this Saturday as the Bulldogs kickoff against Alcorn State University at 2:30 p.m. in Davis Wade Stadium.
Cowbell Yell 2013 to feature former head coach (09/04/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Mississippi State University will welcome former head football coach Jackie Sherrill back to Davis Wade Stadium at Cowbell Yell 2013 on Sept. 5 at 10 p.m.
U.S. Poet Laureate, MS native Trethewey to speak (09/03/2013) Writer: Amelia Treptow
Gulfport native, Pulitzer Prize winner and current U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey will visit Mississippi State Sept. 24.
MSU ranks in the top 10 for ag sciences research (08/30/2013) Writer: Keri Collins Lewis
Mississippi State University's commitment to its land-grant mission and to the state's $7.5 billion agriculture and forestry industry resulted in a top spot in a recently released National Science Foundation report.
MSU School of Architecture announces exhibit (08/30/2013) Writer: Christie McNeal
Mississippi State University's Tau Sigma Delta architecture honor society is sponsoring the "Sixty-Nine Seventy: International Ideas Competition" exhibit in Giles Gallery, on the third floor of Giles Hall.
Arts commission supports MSU center with new grant (08/30/2013) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Mississippi State's T.K. Martin Center is receiving another grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission to enable individuals with severe physical disabilities to express themselves through art.
MSU library technology available to all (08/30/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Mitchell Memorial Library offers patrons so much more than printed materials: it's the technological center of Mississippi State, housing the latest hardware, software and multimedia equipment.
Speaker of the House to visit during 'Idea Tour' (08/30/2013) Writer: Harriet Laird
Mississippi State will host Speaker of the House Philip Gunn on Tuesday, Oct. 8, for a stop on his second "Mississippi Solutions--an Idea Tour."
Men of Color Summit to focus on achievement (08/29/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Mississippi State University's 2013 Men of Color Summit will feature African-American leaders whose management and guidance have improved quality of life in Mississippi and beyond.
Veterinary expert to contribute to global efforts (08/29/2013) Writer: Karen Templeton
The demand for safe, affordable food products is increasing rapidly as the world's population is forecast to reach 9 billion in the next 40 years, and Mississippi State University is positioned to help find solutions for this growing issue.
MSU gallery show examines loss and potential (08/29/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Works by seven nationally-known artists are on display through Oct. 19 at Mississippi State's Visual Arts Center Gallery.
MSU student receives national entomology honor (08/28/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Mississippi State junior Breanna Lyle's commitment to the trifold mission of the land-grant institution she attends is earning her a national recognition in entomology, the branch of zoology dealing with insects.
Grant to MSU, Louisville schools to aid students (08/27/2013) Writer: Harriet Laird
A nearly $2 million grant awarded to Mississippi State's College of Education and the Louisville Municipal School District will be used to help boost at-risk student achievements through academic tutoring, teacher intervention and literacy training.
Artist-in-residence program welcomes printmaker (08/27/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
As Mississippi State's newest artist-in-residence, Louisiana printmaker Kathryn Hunter will participate in a partnership between the Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee Wildlife Refuge and the university's art department.
MSU to offer 10-week adult piano classes (08/27/2013) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Beginning Sept. 3, Mississippi State will offer a series of 10 evening classes for adults who wish to learn the basics of playing the piano.
Campus, city transit expansion to become reality (08/26/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
As the 2013 fall semester gets under way, Mississippi State's shuttle buses are running the routes for the 17th consecutive year, but the university now has the green light to take the shuttle system further than it's ever been before.
Washington Monthly: MSU among top 100 (08/26/2013) Writer: Harriet Laird
Mississippi State once again is listed among the top 100 in Washington Monthly magazine's College Guide and Rankings.
Colvard Union gallery opens 'The Art of Physics' (08/23/2013) Writer: Amelia Treptow
.--"The Art of Physics" exhibition now being featured in Mississippi State's Colvard Student Union features works by university faculty and staff from various departments, including physics and astronomy, geosciences, and engineering.
Workshop set for design, construction students (08/23/2013) Writer: Christie McNeal
Mississippi State's School of Architecture will offer a free workshop for high school and college students who want to know more about developing quality resumes and portfolios in architecture, art, interior design or building construction.
Associate provost made honorary member of college (08/23/2013) Writer: Keri Collins Lewis
The American College of Theriogenologists recently recognized a veteran Mississippi State University professor's research and teaching career with an honorary membership.
Legal ed seminar to be part of Oct. Homecoming (08/22/2013) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
The third annual Bulldog Lawyer Continuing Legal Education Seminar will be held Oct. 11 at Mississippi State.
MSU recognized nationally for energy efficiency (08/22/2013) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Mississippi State is being honored by a national publication for its facility maintenance decisions resulting in more than $20 million in savings over seven years from decreased energy consumption.
MSU Library opens technology-equipped 'Think Tank' (08/21/2013) Writer: Ben Nagel
A new meeting room on the third floor of Mitchell Memorial Library now is open to provide faculty and students with a technology-filled space designed to enhance collaborative learning and research.
MSU traffic changes announced, safety encouraged (08/21/2013) Writer: Harriet Laird
As Mississippi State begins the fall semester, university officials are encouraging students, employees and community members to be mindful of the high traffic volume, along with road closures and new directional changes due to construction.
Maroon Edition events announced for academic year (08/20/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Mississippi State's 2013-14 lineup of Maroon Edition forums, competitions and other programs features something for everybody, including the general public and the university family.
Mississippi State in top 50 for humanities (08/19/2013) Writer: Jim Laird
Frequently recognized for its achievements in science and engineering, Mississippi State is also a top 50 university for the humanities, according to data in a new report from the National Science Foundation.
Energy curriculum for high schools created by RCU (08/16/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
By creating a new energy curriculum for high school students, the Research and Curriculum Unit at Mississippi State is developing yet another collaboration between education and industry.
Robotics Academy teaches programming, STEM skills (08/15/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Because robots, from remote-controlled machines to unmanned vehicles, are becoming a fundamental part of everyday life, Mississippi State University helped organize and host the first 4-H Robotics Academy.
Mississippi State in top 100 for research (08/15/2013) Writer: Jim Laird
Mississippi State continues to rank among the nation's top research universities, according to new data from the National Science Foundation.
Yokohama Tire opens office in research park (08/14/2013) Writer: Jim Laird
One of the world's leading premium tire manufacturing companies recognized for its technology and innovation is locating in the Thad Cochran Research, Technology and Economic Development Park.
MSU veterinarian serving on national committee (08/13/2013) Writer: Karen Templeton
Dr. David Smith, an epidemiologist at the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine, has been selected to serve on the U.S. Agriculture Secretary's Advisory Committee on Animal Health.
Volunteers break ground for fifth Habitat house (08/12/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
With ground broken Monday [Aug. 12] by Mississippi State and Starkville Area Habitat for Humanity volunteers, the fifth annual Maroon Edition Habitat for Humanity project is under way.
Alpha Delta Pi to hold groundbreaking ceremony (08/08/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
Alpha Delta Pi at Mississippi State University announced it will hold a groundbreaking ceremony Friday [Aug. 9] for the sorority's new Epsilon Eta chapter home, to be located at Lot #17, Robert Louis Jones Circle, Starkville.
The Black Crowes to headline 2013 Bulldog Bash (08/08/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
The Black Crowes will headline Mississippi State University's annual Bulldog Bash Oct. 4.
Service DAWGS Day to benefit local community (08/07/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
More than 350 Mississippi State volunteers will work on projects throughout the Golden Triangle on the university's annual Service DAWGS Day Tuesday [Aug. 13].
MSU recognizes undergraduate researchers (08/07/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Dedicated Mississippi State undergraduates from Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Tennessee and abroad didn't take a break from their research during the summer.
Campus welcomes students for annual move-in day (08/06/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi State University will welcome students Saturday [Aug. 10] as thousands of new and returning students move into campus residence halls.
SPRF ceremony at MSU inducts five hall of famers (08/05/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
Five public relations professionals were inducted into the Southern Public Relations Hall of Fame at a luncheon held recently in the John Grisham Room at Mississippi State's Mitchell Memorial Library.
National engineering society names Green as leader (08/05/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
A Mississippi State veteran research engineer and undergraduate coordinator for the James Worth Bagley College of Engineering is the new president of the National Society of Professional Engineers.
Maroon Edition Habitat house groundbreaking set (08/05/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Mississippi State University and Habitat for Humanity officials will break ground for the fifth Maroon Edition Habitat for Humanity house on Monday, Aug. 12, at 10:30 a.m.
MSU enters new two-plus-two agreement with JCJC (08/02/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Mississippi State President Mark E. Keenum and Jones County Junior College President Jesse Smith announced Friday [Aug. 2] that JCJC students transferring to MSU's poultry science program can expect a smoother transition thanks to a new two-plus-two agreement.
MSU student program provides learning community (08/02/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
In its second year, Mississippi State's College Ready Program is providing general education and pre-requisite courses to incoming freshmen who want to get a head start on their college careers.
MSU student, alumna receive medical scholarships (08/01/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
The Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship Program is recognizing both a Mississippi State student and a recent graduate for their commitment and academic achievements in preparing to become rural primary-care physicians.
New library exhibit highlights Blues Trail (07/31/2013) Writer: Ben Nagel
A newly installed exhibit at Mississippi State's Mitchell Memorial Library highlights the musical history of the state and prominent Mississippi blues musicians.
Parsons to lead new MSU safety office (07/30/2013) Writer: Jim Laird
A veteran Mississippi State research professional has been named director of the new Environmental Health and Safety Office at the land-grant institution.
MSU offers resources in support of county schools (07/29/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
When the Mississippi Department of Education declared a state of emergency in the Oktibbeha County School District in September 2012 and appointed a conservator to take leadership over the district, Mississippi State University immediately offered assistance, said MSU Vice President for Research and Economic Development David Shaw.
Veteran service certificate now available at MSU (07/26/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Consistently ranked as a top U.S. military-friendly university, Mississippi State continues its longstanding tradition of serving members of the armed forces by offering a new certificate program.
New online bachelor's degree in education offered (07/25/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
A new online bachelor's degree available at Mississippi State is geared toward working adults seeking to become certified business and technology teachers.
MSU adopts new commercial tailgating policies (07/25/2013) Writer: Sid Salter
Mississippi State University has adopted new policies designed to manage the expansion of commercial tailgating companies in areas traditionally used by fans who set up their own tents and tailgating facilities.
MSU to host human subjects research meeting (07/24/2013) Writer: Jim Laird
Research involving human subjects will be in focus this week at the third-annual IRB Connections Conference at Mississippi State University.
Communication department advisory board named (07/24/2013) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Mississippi State's communication department is announcing its nearly 40-member advisory board for the 2013-14 school year.
Mississippi State signs UAS agreement (07/23/2013) Writer: Jim Laird
Mississippi State University is opening a new chapter in its research of unmanned aerial systems.
MSU named among '2013 Great Colleges to Work For' (07/22/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Mississippi State University has been named one of the "2013 Great Colleges to Work For," according to an assessment released today [July 22] by The Chronicle of Higher Education.
Argonne National Lab officials visiting MSU (07/22/2013) Writer: Jim Laird
In early September, Mississippi State will host officials from one of the world's leading research facilities.
MSU awarded $2M grant for juvenile justice project (07/22/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Mississippi State is among six national universities and a health systems provider receiving a more than $2 million research grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
Student Association plans annual 'Cowbell Yell' (07/22/2013) Writer: Amelia Treptow
The Mississippi State Student Association is announcing the third annual Cowbell Yell pep rally Sept. 5 at Davis Wade Stadium's Scott Field.
Annual send-off events for new students under way (07/19/2013) Writer: Sheri Pape
Mississippi State alumni groups will host send-off parties for local students around the country who are enrolling in the university for the first time.
MSU raises $80+ million for third consecutive year (07/17/2013) Writer: Amy Cagle
For three consecutive years, Mississippi State University has raised more than $80 million in outright gifts and pledges of future support from individuals, corporations, foundations, trusts and estates, with the just-ended 2013 fiscal year exceeding $81.3 million
Galaty now leading MSU anthropology department (07/16/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Award-winning survey archaeologist Michael Galaty is the new head of Mississippi State's Department of Anthropology and Middle Eastern Cultures.
MSU student wins regional microscopy award (07/12/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Groundbreaking research by a Mississippi State University student has garnered prestigious recognition from the Southeastern Microscopy Society.
MSU, Purdue partner for NSF workshop (07/12/2013) Writer: Jim Laird
A workshop funded by the National Science Foundation and coordinated by Mississippi State University and Purdue University is bringing together the country's leading cyber-infrastructure experts next week.
Hamilton named new associate VP for research (07/11/2013) Writer: Jim Laird
A scholar with extensive experience in cybersecurity and a two-decade career in the U.S. Army will fill a top research administration post for Mississippi State University.
U.S. Senate resolution honors 'Game of Change' (07/11/2013) Writer: Harriet Laird
A resolution honoring Mississippi State University's participation in the historic 1963 NCAA men's basketball matchup against Loyola University Chicago was introduced today in the U.S. Senate.
MSU School of Architecture students receive honors (07/10/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Representing Mississippi, Alabama, New York, Tennessee and Texas, nearly 50 majors in Mississippi State's School of Architecture are selections for awards and scholarships during the 2012-13 school year.
Leadership program taps 17 MSU faculty (07/10/2013) Writer: Jim Laird
Seventeen Mississippi State faculty members are new selections for the competitive 2013-2014 Hugh Critz Faculty Leadership Program.
Ticket sales under way for Lyceum Series events (07/10/2013) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Advance tickets now are available for Mississippi State's 2013-14 Lyceum Series.
Grant creates student financial education program (07/09/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi State University today announced it has been awarded a $40,000 grant from the Council of Graduate Schools to develop a financial education program for graduate and undergraduate students.
Researcher aims to improve flu vaccine development (07/08/2013) Writer: Karen Templeton
Seasonal flu causes approximately 24,000 deaths and more than 200,000 hospitalizations in the United States each year, and a researcher at the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine is aiming to improve the system for developing life-saving flu vaccines.
MSU, JROTC preparing students to be future leaders (07/08/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
Some 240 high school students involved with Junior ROTC from Mississippi, Alabama and Louisiana are recent graduates of residential training camps at Mississippi State.
Police chief named president of statewide group (07/03/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Mississippi State Police Department Chief Georgia Lindley was elected the 2013-2014 president of the Mississippi Association of Chiefs of Police at a recent conference in Biloxi.
MSU to lead community improvement initiative (07/03/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Mississippi State will begin directing the Appalachian Community Learning Project in 2015, and the leadership transition has already begun.
First Writing Excellence institute concludes (07/02/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Nine Mississippi State faculty are the first class of graduates in a new university training program focused on using writing to foster student understanding and concept retention.
MSU Pathfinders attendance program receives award (07/02/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Mississippi State's Pathfinders Program is celebrating its 15th anniversary with a regional award recognizing its involvement in the university's student residential community.
National alumni officers assume roles (07/01/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
New members of the Mississippi State University Alumni Association's national board of directors are beginning one-year terms after being appointed in February.
Diamond Dogs, fans celebrate at Dudy Noble Field (06/27/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
The most successful season in Mississippi State athletics history was celebrated Thursday [June 27] as Bulldog fans flocked to Dudy Noble Field to honor the Diamond Dogs.
Camp Jigsaw is a week of achievement for autistic (06/27/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
Youth who have been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders face challenges every day, from communicating basic feelings to making friends. Camp Jigsaw at Mississippi State University helps participants improve these skills while enjoying a traditional camp experience.
MSU grants biocrude commercialization license (06/27/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi State has granted a commercialization license to a Jackson-based company to utilize a university developed and owned technology that extracts oil from microorganisms.
Miss MSU previews wardrobe, talent at July 2 show (06/26/2013) Writer: Amelia Treptow
Miss Mississippi State University Jasmine Murray will preview her Miss Mississippi competition wardrobe and talent Tuesday [July 2] during a campus trunk show.
Survey finds MSU grads with top starting salaries (06/26/2013) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A new survey by The College Database shows Mississippi State graduates leading their peers at other Magnolia State universities and colleges in starting salaries.
Kosovo students inspire MSU professor's book (06/25/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
In the capital of war-torn Kosovo where children grapple with a national history of ethnic cleansing and organized crime, one Mississippi State University professor found -- and taught -- hope.
Keith to lead MSU Energy Institute (06/25/2013) Writer: Jim Laird
The director of Mississippi State University's Dave C. Swalm School of Chemical Engineering is taking on an additional role with the land-grant institution.
Art department has 'hand' in Diamond Dog success (06/24/2013) Writer: Christie McNeal
Like so many athletes, baseball players often develop rituals to help bring luck: touching a sign before going onto the field, wearing the same pair of "lucky socks" in every game, following a very specific windup sequence before each pitch.
MSU joins SAM Project to share student outcomes (06/24/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi State University announced Monday [June 24] that it is an early adopter of a new student achievement reporting system that launched the same day to give a more comprehensive overview of student outcomes.
New Research Park roadway opens at MSU (06/20/2013) Writer: Jim Laird
A new roadway is now open in the state's largest research park, and its completion sets the stage for expansion, according to Mississippi State University officials.
Building construction program honors top students (06/20/2013) Writer: Christie McNeal
Ten Mississippi State students from Mississippi, Alabama and Tennessee are selections for 2013 scholarships and awards in building construction science at the university's College of Architecture, Art and Design.
MSU researcher helps map 6,000-year-old cave art (06/19/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
A pictograph that remained in the dark for almost 6,000 years has come to light with the help of a Mississippi State anthropologist.
New art camp gives students a peek at career paths (06/19/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Mississippi State's inaugural In-Vision art camp recently demonstrated that summer activities can play a pivotal role in helping students select a career path later on.
Faculty to present at writing-to-learn institute (06/18/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Five speakers will enhance the Maroon Institute for Writing Excellence when they present information as part of the June workshop for Mississippi State faculty that will soon pilot writing-to-learn strategies in their courses.
Officials prepare for second planned power outage (06/18/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
The Starkville campus of Mississippi State University will be impacted by a second and final power outage planned by the university's public utility providers as part of a $20 million project aimed at enhancing reliability and capacity.
Three receive Downer Undergraduate Research Awards (06/17/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Undergraduate research provides Mississippi State biological sciences majors both the opportunity to gain practical work experience needed after graduation and a better appreciation for how scientific inquiry impacts biological study.
MSU welcomes Grant Presidential Library donation (06/14/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
The Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library at the Mississippi State University Libraries accepted a formal donation of materials Thursday [June 13] that scholars say will significantly add to visitors' experiences in visualizing Grant's place in history.
Rhonda Keenum named to Jackson Zoo board (06/14/2013) Writer: Sid Salter
Mississippi State University First Lady and Starkville public relations professional Rhonda Newman Keenum has been named to the board of directors the Jackson Zoological Society, Inc., the formal operating entity of the Jackson Zoo.
MSU ag communications head gets top national award (06/14/2013) Writer: Keri Collins Lewis
She is new to Mississippi State University, but her professional track record is well known across the country.
Cottrell travels to international education forum (06/13/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Mississippi State's Stephen Cottrell will participate later this month in the fourth annual EducationUSA Forum in Washington, D.C.
MSU Zacharias Awards honor distinguished staff (06/12/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
Twelve Mississippi State staff members are selections for the university's 2013 Donald W. Zacharias Distinguished Staff Awards.
K-12 teachers offered continuing education units (06/12/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Teachers across the state may earn continuing education units through a series of professional development workshops being offered by Mississippi State's Center for Continuing Education.
MSU posts annual 'Drinking Water Quality Report' (06/11/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi State University announced successful findings in this year's Annual Water Quality Report.
MSU obtains harpsichord thanks to doctor, clinic (06/10/2013) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A special gift by a Starkville physician and his medical practice is providing a French double-manual harpsichord for the music department at Mississippi State.
MSU to co-host IHL minority vendor fair (06/10/2013) Writer: Sid Salter
Mississippi State University is supporting initiatives of the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning to significantly increase diversity among higher education vendors through an event designed to help minority businesses gain more access in the bidding process.
MSU writing-to-learn QEP begins (06/10/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Instead of encouraging students to learn about writing, a diverse team of Mississippi State faculty members is beginning a process to encourage their undergraduate majors to write to learn.
Lynn materials donated to Grant Library (06/07/2013) Writer: Ben Nagel
The Mississippi State University Libraries will honor Jorja Lynn of Holly Springs next week for her contribution to the campus-based Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library.
NCAA accepts self-imposed sanctions, praises MSU (06/07/2013) Writer: Sid Salter
The NCAA Committee on Infractions has accepted the self-imposed sanctions levied by Mississippi State University in a case that centered on the actions of a former MSU booster, a former MSU assistant football coach, and a current MSU student-athlete.
MSU-sponsored 'YourTown' teaches collaboration (06/06/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Mississippi State's John C. Stennis Institute for Government and Community Development continues to educate the state's small-town community and civic leaders about the latest methods for spurring economic development and quality-of-life improvements.
MSU to launch 'writing-to-learn' institute (06/05/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
School may be out for summer, but not for a select group of educators at Mississippi State.
FFA state convention celebrates 80th anniversary (06/05/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Some 500 public school students from around the state were at Mississippi State University this week for the 80th Mississippi FFA State Convention.
MSU honors outstanding faculty with annual awards (06/04/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
Faculty in the colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, and Agriculture and Life Sciences, as well as a member of the campus advising center staff, are 2013 selections for Mississippi State's annual faculty awards.
Minority Business Alliance to meet at MSU (06/04/2013) Writer: Jim Laird
Mississippi State will welcome the Mississippi Minority Business Alliance to campus in mid-June.
MSU announces 2013 student Orientation Leaders (06/03/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Nineteen top Mississippi State students are new selections as leaders for the 2013 orientation programs.
Students wrap biz plan contest in maroon and white (06/03/2013) Writer: Jim Laird
Mississippi State student entrepreneurs again hold top honors in a recent statewide business plan competition.
Poulos gives Boys State facts about life and death (06/01/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
Before the close of a week that has taught rising high school senior boys how government works, some 385 Boys State delegates listened to frank talk from a veteran highway patrolman who has seen many fatalities as the result of distracted or impaired driving.
Barker offers delegates ways to make a difference (05/31/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Write your own story and make it bigger than yourself, state Rep. Toby Barker told the more than 380 Boys State delegates at Mississippi State University on Friday night [May 31].
MSU ag economist receives national advising award (05/31/2013) Writer: Keri Collins Lewis
A well-respected and popular professor in Mississippi State University's Department of Agricultural Economics has received a national award for his excellence in student advising.
NSA: MSU center of excellence for cyber ops (05/31/2013) Writer: Jim Laird
The National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command have designated Mississippi State University as a Center of Academic Excellence in cyber operations.
A day in the life of the Secretary of State (05/31/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
By detailing the responsibilities of his position, Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann explained to Boys State delegates what a life in public service is really like.
Cooley assumes leadership of MSU annual giving (05/31/2013) Writer: Amy Cagle
A professional staff member in the Mississippi State University Foundation is being promoted to a key fundraising leadership position.
MSU announces 2013 Roadrunners recruiting class (05/31/2013) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
Forty-six students from throughout Mississippi, as well as from Alabama, Ohio, Georgia, Tennessee, and Texas, are members of the 2013 Roadrunners class at Mississippi State.
Mississippi Attorney General explains challenges (05/30/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Today's young people must face 21st century challenges head-on, Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood told the more than 380 delegates for Boys State at Mississippi State University on Thursday [May 30].
2013 Mississippi Boys State officers elected (05/30/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Elected officials for the 2013 Boys State program are governing as the week of leadership training continues at Mississippi State University.
Nunnelee: 'Won't stop, can't stop, never quit' (05/30/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
U.S. Rep. Alan Nunnelee shared personal experiences Thursday [May 30] to drive home messages of community involvement and never-quit attitudes to Boys State delegates at Mississippi State.
MSU academic advisers recognized nationally (05/30/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
Two Mississippi State academic advisers are being recognized by the National Academic Advising Association for significant contributions to the improvement of academic advising.
Wicker gives Boys State delegates Government 101 (05/29/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Sen. Roger F. Wicker assumed the role of civics professor as he addressed more than 380 Boys State delegates Wednesday [May 29] at Mississippi State University.
Bryant to Boys State: Be proud of Mississippi (05/29/2013) Writer: Sid Salter
Recalling his own struggles with a learning disability and measuring the impact on his life of a teacher who helped him conquer it, Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant challenged more than 380 Boys State participants on the campus of Mississippi State University to "stay here and help us" as Mississippi prepares to "achieve greatness."
Fitch stresses financial literacy at Boys State (05/29/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
State Treasurer Lynn Fitch helped open another day of Boys State leadership training Wednesday [May 29] on the Mississippi State University campus.
Ag commissioner applauds the nation's food supply (05/28/2013) Writer: Linda Breazeale
Cindy Hyde-Smith, the state's leading advocate for Mississippi agriculture, touted the nation's food supply as the safest and most affordable in the world when she spoke Tuesday [May 28] at the 2013 Boys State.
MSU's Grant Library featured in online publication (05/28/2013) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A special online feature of a new national Civil War print publication currently features an interview with the head of the Mississippi State University-based Ulysses S. Grant Association and Grant Presidential Library.
Rep. Flaggs advises Boys State on keys to success (05/28/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
Looking out over his audience at Mississippi State Tuesday [May 28], state Rep. George Flaggs Jr. of Vicksburg told more than 380 Boys State participants he felt Mississippi's future is in good hands.
MSU Libraries, CHASES receive digitization grant (05/28/2013) Writer: Ben Nagel
Mississippi State University Libraries and the university's Center for the History of Agriculture, Science, and the Environment of the South are receiving a $3,125 grant from Project Ceres.
Edwards-Henry premiers 'Travelin' Music' in June (05/28/2013) Writer: Harriet Laird
.--Jackie Edwards-Henry, professor of piano and piano pedagogy at Mississippi State University, will premier the harpsichord suite "Travelin' Music" on June 1 at convention of the American Musical Instrument Society and the Historical Keyboard Society of North America.
Outage true test of MSU's power capabilities (05/24/2013) Writer: Sid Salter
The May 19 power outage that impacted most of the Starkville campus of Mississippi State University provided a highly successful test of the "black start" capabilities at the university's power generation plant.
MSU's EcoCAR 2 team shows Bulldog 'can-do spirit' (05/24/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi State's EcoCAR 2 team is bringing home several awards from year two of a highly competitive three-year advanced automotive engineering challenge.
Global food security remains an MSU research focus (05/24/2013) Writer: Sid Salter
A new report from The Chicago Council on Global Affairs seeks U.S. government urgency in focusing the nation's global food security strategies on prioritizing scientific research initiatives like those already under way at Mississippi State University.
National Land Developability Index now online (05/22/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Scholarly researchers, elected officials and land-development experts have a new, comprehensive index at their fingertips to help them identify land available for conversion and/or development.
DAWG hones MSU sponsored-project admin skills (05/20/2013) Writer: Jim Laird
Nine Mississippi State staff members are the first graduates of a new professional development program offered by the university's Office of Sponsored Programs Administration.
MSU, local churches help students meet food needs (05/20/2013) Writer: Harriet Laird
A new program at Mississippi State is connecting university students in need to available food resources in the Starkville area.
MSU's EcoCAR 2 team returns to competition (05/17/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi State's champion EcoCAR 2 team again is competing for the prized top title in year two of a challenge that puts students and their work through rigorous tests and rewards them with unparalleled hands-on automotive engineering experience.
MSU to welcome Boys State participants May 26 (05/16/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
Some 350 rising high school seniors from across the state soon will gather at Mississippi State to learn about state and local government and the electoral process.
MSU hires Syracuse's Messac as Bagley College dean (05/16/2013) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A New York higher education administrator and faculty member is Mississippi State's new engineering dean.
MSU announces second year of DeFore Scholars (05/16/2013) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Four seniors from around Mississippi and one from North Alabama make up the second group selected in as many years at Mississippi State for Lora J. DeFore Memorial Endowed Scholarships.
SportSnax delivers concessions to order (05/15/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
Two recent Mississippi State graduates have found a way to "keep fans in the game" so they don't miss crucial moments of play while waiting in concession lines.
Giles Distinguished Professor named graduate dean (05/15/2013) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Lori Mann Bruce is the new associate vice president for academic affairs and graduate school dean at Mississippi State.
'One Night in March' airing Thursday on MPB (05/14/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
The documentary film highlighting one of Mississippi State University's finest hours in both athletics and racial reconciliation will be broadcast Thursday [May 16] on Mississippi Public Broadcasting.
MSU officials preparing for planned power outage (05/14/2013) Writer: Harriet Laird
Most of the Starkville campus of Mississippi State University will be impacted by two power outages planned by the university's public utility providers.
Walsh honored with Stennis Institute essay award (05/14/2013) Writer: Sammy McDavid
HONORED AT MSU--Senior William A. Walsh of Jackson is being recognized by Mississippi State with the 2012-13 Best John C. Stennis Institute of Government and Community Development Essay Award.
Montgomery Foundation honors six for achievements (05/13/2013) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Two Magnolia State residents and one each from Kentucky and Tennessee are 2013 G.V. "Sonny" Montgomery Foundation Scholars at Mississippi State.
Parker app gives real-time MSU parking information (05/13/2013) Writer: Harriet Laird
Parking at Mississippi State University now is more user-friendly with the addition of a new Parker motorist guidance smartphone application and ParkEdge parking publishing platform.
Baseball stadium architect addresses MSU grads (05/11/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Mississippi State alumna and Los Angeles Dodgers executive Janet Marie Smith believes hard work, passionate conviction and unwavering courage are the skills that will help MSU's Class of 2013 achieve success.
Fulbright instructs School of Architecture grads (05/10/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Harriet Mayor Fulbright, president of the J. William & Harriet Fulbright Center, visited Mississippi State on Friday to emphasize the importance of education to the university's graduating architects.
MSU announces 2013 Society of Scholars selections (05/09/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
More than two dozen Mississippi State seniors graduating May 10 and 11 are new members of the university's Society of Scholars.
Head of state chem lab appointed to key FDA panel (05/09/2013) Writer: Jim Laird
The director of the Mississippi State Chemical Laboratory is newly appointed to a key federal advisory committee.
High-tech collaboration yields results for faculty (05/09/2013) Writer: Jim Laird
A diverse group of Mississippi State faculty and staff collaborators is reporting significant progress toward enhancing the university's high-technology instrumentation capacity.
MSU engineering majors take top conference honors (05/08/2013) Writer: Heather Rowe, Susan Lassetter
Mississippi State's student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers holds overall top honors and several individual competition awards from a recent regional conference.
Stennis Institute aids infrastructure development (05/08/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
By providing Magnolia State communities with infrastructure-development experts and other resources, a Mississippi State-based service institute continues working to improve the quality of life in rural municipalities.
Three students receive prestigious UN internships (05/07/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Through separate summer internships with the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization, three Mississippi State students will be helping people around the world achieve food security.
MSU Alumni Association names student delegates (05/07/2013) Writer: Owen McGuire
Twenty-two Mississippi State students have joined the university Alumni Association's student liaison group.
Library receives landscape architect's collection (05/07/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi State University Libraries this week will hold a reception to honor Marilyn Blake, who is formally donating the papers of her late husband, Edward Blake, to the library.
Cottrell awarded Fulbright fellowship to Vietnam (05/06/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi State University's assistant director for the International Institute and ambassador for the Fulbright International Exchange Program is receiving his third Fulbright scholarship.
MSU helping develop elite inventor organization (05/03/2013) Writer: Jim Laird
Mississippi State University is a charter member of the National Academy of Inventors.
CAVS Extension's Puryear earns 'black belt' status (05/03/2013) Writer: Jim Laird
Mississippi businesses and industries now have a new weapon in their arsenal for competing in the global marketplace. Analyst Steve Puryear of Mississippi State University's Canton-based Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems Extension recently was certified as a full Innovation Engineering Black Belt.
Historian awarded Fulbright fellowship to Russia (05/02/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
A member of Mississippi State's history faculty is receiving a prestigious Fulbright Fellowship, which will take him to Rostov-on-Don, Russia in August.
MSU invites public to Howell Observatory May 4 (05/02/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Mississippi State's Howell Observatory will be open Saturday night [May 4] for a special viewing.
MSU building construction majors learn by doing (05/01/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
To best direct teams of construction workers, site managers need to know how to do the work, too.
Banquet celebrates research at MSU (04/30/2013) Writer: Jim Laird
More than 40 Mississippi State faculty, students and staff are 2013 selections for university research and leadership honors.
Aerospace professor receives SEC Faculty Award (04/30/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
A Mississippi State aerospace engineering professor and researcher specializing in the structural safety of aircraft is among selections for a 2013 Southeastern Conference Faculty Achievement Award.
Bank of Kilmichael begins MSU business scholarship (04/30/2013) Writer: Heather Skaggs
The College of Business at Mississippi State University is announcing the establishment of the Bank of Kilmichael Annual Scholarship.
MSU, MDES now providing new job-search engine (04/29/2013) Writer: Sammy McDavid
As spring graduation approaches, officials at Mississippi State and the Mississippi Department of Employment Security are launching a new service that enables state employers to easily announce job openings to university students and alumni.
Senior ATM Expo shows off talented students (04/25/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
A Mississippi State alumna who won the 2013 Fashion Week New Orleans Top Design Competition told students that learning both sides of the fashion industry "merchandizing and design" will be a key to success in their careers.
Graduations include leading architects, former gov (04/24/2013) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Janet Marie Smith, a Mississippi State alumna and architect internationally recognized for her innovative baseball stadium designs, will be commencement speaker next month for both of the university's spring graduations.
New study offers insight on pandemic flu (04/23/2013) Writer: Karen Templeton
Pandemic flu continues to threaten public health, especially in the wake of the recent emergence of an H7N9 low pathogenic avian influenza strain in humans.
Taylor now leading MSU distance education center (04/22/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Steve Taylor is the new executive director of Mississippi State's Center for Distance Education.
Aerospace engineering students get regional honors (04/22/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
A team of Mississippi State students is top winner in a category of an American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics regional competition.
Workshop to address mental illness in young adults (04/19/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
A half-day mental health workshop Friday [April 26] at Mississippi State will focus on mental illness issues among young adults.
MSU art faculty exhibition opens at Wade Gallery (04/18/2013) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A collection presented in a variety of mediums by members of the Mississippi State art department faculty will be featured on campus over the next two months.
Before '42' went pro, he trained under MSU alum (04/18/2013) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Amid the storyline of Jackie Robinson's epic struggle and ultimately successful effort to break major league baseball's color line is a smaller storyline involving a former outfielder who played for what now is Mississippi State University.
Farmers invest in soybean education, research (04/18/2013) Writer: Karen Brasher
A recent Mississippi Soybean Promotion Board investment in the Edgar E. and Winifred B. Hartwig Endowed Chair in Soybean Agronomy will enhance soybean research, teaching and service at Mississippi State.
'YourTown' registration continues through April 24 (04/18/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Officials at Mississippi State are inviting Magnolia State community leaders to participate in a two-and-a-half day interactive workshop designed to enhance skills for addressing common municipal issues and challenges.
MLK's 'Letter from Birmingham Jail' commemorated (04/17/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Fifty years after Martin Luther King Jr. penned the "Letter from Birmingham Jail," Mississippi State students, faculty and staff joined in a worldwide celebration recognizing the document's continuing influence.
Well-known Southern painter to present workshop (04/17/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Artist and teacher Nan Cunningham will present two painting workshops early next week at Mississippi State's Visual Arts Center.
Hui awarded first NSF grant to MSU in humanities (04/17/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
A member of the Mississippi State history faculty is receiving the first major National Science Foundation grant ever awarded to a humanities department at the university.
MSU included among top 25 social media libraries (04/16/2013) Writer: Ben Nagel
Mississippi State University Libraries is ranked Number One in the Southeastern Conference and 24th in the country, according to the "100 Most Social Media Friendly College and University Libraries for 2013."
Dunaway named arts and sciences dean (04/15/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
A longtime Mississippi State sociology professor and former sociology department head is the university's new dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.
World-famous wind ensemble to close Lyceum Series (04/15/2013) Writer: Sammy McDavid
An April 22 concert by the Berlin Philharmonic Wind Ensemble concludes the 2012-13 Lyceum Series at Mississippi State.
Popular ATOMS2XP teacher program sees success (04/12/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
A specialized Mississippi State teacher training program marked the end of its nine-year run with a concluding campus workshop.
'Super Bulldogs' to enjoy weekend packed with fun (04/12/2013) Writer: Sammy McDavid
For Mississippi State students, employees, alumni and friends, mid-April signals the arrival of the university's annual family-friendly Super Bulldog Weekend.
MSU, city, county collaborate to improve museum (04/11/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
A five-year collaboration among Mississippi State, Oktibbeha County and Starkville culminates Monday [April 15] with the 5 p.m. public dedication of the green technology pavilion at Oktibbeha County Heritage Museum.
MSU announces 2012-13 graduate research winners (04/11/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Seven women from the Magnolia State and one each from Alabama and South Carolina are top winners of Mississippi State's 11th annual Graduate Student Research Symposium.
Student Association recognizes four for service (04/11/2013) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
Two Mississippi State students and two campus employees are 2013 honorees of the university's Student Association.
Senior education official Yudin keynoting forum (04/10/2013) Writer: Jim Laird
Mississippi State University will host a visit from a senior U.S. Department of Education official on Friday [April 12].
Faculty, Ohio singer give collaborative recital (04/10/2013) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
Internationally recognized singer and composer Dawn Sonntag will be featured Thursday [April 11] in a collaborative recital with Mississippi State faculty members.
Public invited to MSU spring art, photo exhibition (04/10/2013) Writer: Sammy McDavid
The creations of 16 graduating Mississippi State art majors are being featured during the spring semester Bachelor of Fine Arts and Photography Thesis Exhibition.
MSU, UMMC uncover chapter in state's buried past (04/10/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour, Gary Pettus
With the recent discovery of 66 unidentified graves at the former site of a mental institution, Mississippi State University, the University of Mississippi Medical Center and others are working together to lay bare a chapter of the state's buried past.
EPA designates MSU 'center of excellence' (04/09/2013) Writer: Jim Laird
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has designated Mississippi State University as a Center of Excellence for Watershed Management, becoming the 10th such institution in the Southeast.
Construction of new walking track now under way (04/09/2013) Writer: Harriet Laird
With ground already broken around north-campus Chadwick Lake, Mississippi State is beginning construction of a walking and exercise track to provide additional health benefits for university employees, students and local community members.
MSU staff development program announces 2013 class (04/09/2013) Writer: Jim Laird
Fourteen Mississippi State staff members are participating in the university's 2013 Learning Experience for Aspiring Professionals program.
English faculty member wins state literary award (04/09/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
As co-director of Mississippi State's creative writing program, assistant professor Catherine Pierce already knows how to create literary works that speak to readers.
MSU student named national Goldwater Scholar (04/08/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Mississippi State is adding another student to its list of prestigious national scholars.
Teacher excellence program assembles first class (04/08/2013) Writer: Harriet Laird
A 20-member Mississippi State class soon will hold the honor of being the first at the university receiving scholarships in the recently announced Mississippi Excellence in Teaching Program.
Maroon Edition pick: Guide for 'future presidents' (04/08/2013) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A book praised as "a marvelously readable and level-headed explanation of basic science and how it relates to the issues" is Mississippi State's selection for its fifth-annual common reading experience.
Innovative culture grows entrepreneurs at MSU (04/05/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
Fostering an environment of innovation and creativity and inspiring students to be successful in a fast-paced and changing world are goals that Mississippi State President Mark E. Keenum said are in line with the university's vision.
Humanities lecture series holds final spring event (04/05/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Tennessee author and English professor Nancy Henry will be the final guest Wednesday [April 10] for the Mississippi State\'s Institute for the Humanities\' Distinguished Lecture Series.
WSJ: MSU grads get top return on investment (04/04/2013) Writer: Joe Farris
The financial return on a college education is a complex calculation involving cost and the potential payoff, according to a recent analysis by the Wall Street Journal.
National traveling film festival at MSU next week (04/04/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Movies by, for and about women will be screened Thursday [April 11] during Mississippi State's first LUNAFEST.
2013 Outstanding Women awards presented at MSU (04/03/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Seven campus and community women are being honored with 2013 Outstanding Women Awards by Mississippi State.
Undergraduate Research Symposium winners announced (04/03/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
More than 30 Mississippi State students are being honored for the scholarly investigations they pursued during the 2012-2013 academic year at the university.
Student entrepreneurship club dedicates 'Co-Lab' (04/02/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
Members of Mississippi State's Entrepreneurship Club now have a unique place to collaborate and cooperate.
Historian, social entrepreneur to headline event (04/02/2013) Writer: Sammy McDavid
"Social Entrepreneurship: Think Big, Be Bold, Drive Change" will be the topic of a Monday [April 8] program at Mississippi State.
Discussion aids employers with Affordable Care Act (04/02/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
When furniture industry and other manufacturing employers gathered recently during a Mississippi State University summit to discuss current challenges and opportunities facing the state business climate, the coming implications of the Affordable Care Act were among the hot topics on the table.
Lyceum program to feature toe tappin' to the max (04/02/2013) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A high-energy cast of eight dancers and two singers will be in the spotlight April 9 during Mississippi State's next Lyceum Series event.
MSU International Fiesta fosters cultural exchange (04/01/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Traveling the world can be expensive, but a free spring cultural event at Mississippi State offers a taste of international cultures.
Statewide honors college conference hosted by MSU (04/01/2013) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
Mississippi State's Shackouls Honors College recently hosted the inaugural collaborative honors college conference in the state of Mississippi.
Fulbright Scholar to discuss Vietnam at MSU event (04/01/2013) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A Fulbright Scholar from Vietnam will speak Friday [April 5] at Mississippi State.
Residence hall dedication honors California couple (04/01/2013) Writer: Harriet Laird
Mississippi State will formally name a state-of-the-art residence hall Thursday [April 4] in honor of Mary Lyn Moseley and Dr. Niles R. Moseley of Los Altos, Calif.
Event celebrates MSU creative writing anniversary (03/28/2013) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
During a Tuesday [April 2] public program at Mississippi State, the English department's creative writing program will celebrate its 40th year at the university.
Gov. Bryant outlines vision for manufacturing (03/28/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Education and workforce development are the keys to growing furniture-manufacturing jobs in Mississippi, Gov. Phil Bryant told a Mississippi State audience Wednesday [March 27].
Mississippi Symphony Orchestra comes to MSU (03/27/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
The Jackson-based Mississippi Symphony Orchestra will present a Sunset Symphony April 5 at the Mississippi State University Amphitheater.
Condoleezza Rice:Democracy requires responsibility (03/26/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice told a Mississippi State University audience that a mature democracy requires individual citizens understand not only their rights, but also their responsibilities.
Economic innovation to be focus next week at MSU (03/26/2013) Writer: Jim Laird
The economic impact of innovation will be in focus April 1-5 during Entrepreneurship Week and the Investing in Innovation conference at Mississippi State.
Internationally known musician and composer visit (03/26/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
World-class trombonist Abbie Conant and composer William Osborne will visit Mississippi State University April 1-2.
MSU symposium examines race in the arts (03/25/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Whether they're creating books or paintings, artists work to create an authentic vision.
Former students honor historian emeritus Marszalek (03/25/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Civil War historian John F. Marszalek's influence on Mississippi State students stretches over almost four decades.
MSU chemistry department sets golf fundraiser (03/25/2013) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
Mississippi State\'s chemistry department is announcing its second golf tournament scholarship fundraiser.
MSU, composites manufacturers propose partnership (03/22/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Researchers and leaders in the transportation industry gathered recently at Mississippi State University to explore the possibilities of a technology that is revolutionizing the design, production and use of land, air and sea vehicles.
I-Day to draw Southeast insurance professionals (03/22/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi State University's risk management, insurance and financial planning program again will host its annual I-Day, one of the largest insurance conferences in the South.
Distinguished band director to visit MSU (03/22/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Mississippi State's Famous Maroon Band will celebrate its teachers and mentors with a series of events April 1-4 featuring Ray Cramer.
Sumrall child remembered through MSU scholarship (03/22/2013) Writer: Sheri Pape
The life of 5-year-old Ella Marie Formby is being memorialized through a new scholarship established at Mississippi State.
Governor to speak at MSU Manufacturing Summit (03/21/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant will offer the keynote address at the third annual Mississippi State University Manufacturing Summit.
Research: Crime TV gives positive health messages (03/21/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
While television violence often is cited for potential negative effects on viewers, a recent study points to a benefit of viewing crime genre television shows.
MSU program to examine Cold War ramifications (03/20/2013) Writer: Sammy McDavid
How scientists during the Cold War learned to navigate the labyrinth of national security will be examined Friday [March 22] at Mississippi State.
Retiring health center director gets major honor (03/19/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Dr. Robert K. "Bob" Collins of Mississippi State is this year\'s selection for the Jack C. Hughston, M.D., Sports Medicine Person of the Year award.
Caterpillar Foundation provides $20K for robotics (03/18/2013) Writer: Heather M. Rowe
Mississippi students will receive a boost through a Caterpillar Foundation initiative to support K-12 education in science, mathematics, engineering and technology (STEM) through the Bagley College of Engineering at Mississippi State.
Artists, writers, TV producers to speak at MSU (03/15/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
A group of nationally known artists, writers and television producers will discuss their careers during a series of presentations March 25 and 26 at Mississippi State.
Noted early American historian to speak at MSU (03/15/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Noted colonial and early American historian Patrick Griffin is the next guest for Mississippi State's Institute for the Humanities Distinguished Lecture Series. Griffin's presentation, "Transforming the Atlantic World: Britain's American Crisis and the Origins of Revolution" takes place at 4 p.m. Tuesday [March 19] in the Taylor Auditorium of the university's McCool Hall.
Student society gives award to St. Jude virologist (03/14/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
The start of Spring Break didn't deter about 100 students with a keen interest in microbiology from gathering to celebrate an innovative virologist's accomplishments.
Marszalek Speaker Series continues this month (03/14/2013) Writer: Ben Nagel
The John F. and Jeanne A. Marszalek Library Fund and Lecture Series will continue at MSU Libraries on Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at 2 p.m. in Mitchell Memorial Library's John Grisham Room
Manufacturing summit to be held at MSU (03/14/2013) Writer: Karen Brasher
Manufacturers throughout the state will have an opportunity to advance their business strategies at the third annual Manufacturing Summit.
African American Studies program hosts symposium (03/14/2013) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
Mississippi State's African American Studies program will sponsor a two-day "Whiteness Symposium" next week.
MSU announces new student affairs hall of honor (03/13/2013) Writer: Sammy McDavid
At a Wednesday [March 20] campus ceremony, Mississippi State will inaugurate an ongoing program to recognize outstanding leaders in the university's Division of Student Affairs.
Public invited to MSU observatory to view comet (03/12/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Mississippi State is opening the doors to its observatory twice this month for public viewings of the comet PANSTARRS as it enters the Northern Hemisphere.
Symposium to focus on composites in transportation (03/12/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
The first Composites in Transportation Symposium at Mississippi State will bring together industry, government and education officials to discuss how best to advance composite technologies.
Tree plantings growing student legacies at MSU (03/12/2013) Writer: Meg Henderson
Even though Nobel Prize winning Kenyan activist Wangari Maathai died in 2011, an international legacy of social and environmental justice she started is alive and well today.
Grammy-winning FUN. visits MSU for fall concert (03/11/2013) Writer: Sammy McDavid
The only 2013 Magnolia Sate concert by award-winning alternative rock band FUN. may be seven months away, but Mississippi State event planners recognize that tickets will be in high demand.
Tour teaches students about civil rights movement (03/11/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
More than 50 Mississippi State University students recently travelled to Philadelphia to learn more about what happened to three civil rights activists who were murdered there in 1964.
MSU implements three-year degree programs (03/08/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
College students wanting a faster alternative to traditional four-year undergraduate programs will have the option of earning a bachelor's degree from Mississippi State University in just three years beginning in fall 2013.
Zacharias memorial service filled with emotion (03/07/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
Hundreds of Mississippi State faculty, staff, alumni, students and friends attended a memorial service Thursday for the university's President Emeritus Donald Zacharias, who died March 3 after an extended illness and complications from multiple sclerosis.
Coontz headlines Women's History Month celebration (03/07/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Nationally-known historian and family studies expert Stephanie Coontz will play a major role March 20 as part of Mississippi State's Women's History Month Celebration and the Gender Studies Lecture Series.
MSU community service gains national spotlight (03/07/2013) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Mississippi State continues to be recognized nationally for community service activities--this time as one of only 14 in a major category.
MSU makes workspace work for disabled student (03/06/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
When a partially disabled student worker at Mississippi State's Sanderson Recreation Center discovered his wheelchair didn't fit well at his work station, the university family came together to make a difference.
MSU-based precipitation network seeks observers (03/06/2013) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
With the arrival of March, the Mississippi Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network again is looking to recruit new observers of rainfall throughout the state.
More than 500 men 'Walk a Mile in Her Shoes' (03/05/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
More than 500 men literally walked a mile in women's high-heeled shoes Tuesday [March 5] as part of an event at Mississippi State and an international awareness campaign designed to raise awareness and stop rape, sexual assault and gender violence.
Condoleezza Rice speaks during MSU lecture series (03/05/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi State will welcome former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to campus March 26 to take part in the university's Global Lecture Series.
Kenyan ambassador comes to MSU for tree planting (03/04/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
On a historic day for his home country, Kenyan Ambassador Elkanah Odembo participated in a ceremonial tree planting at Mississippi State University in memory of Wangari Maathai, a Kenyan woman who greatly influenced her country and whose life's work continues to impact people around the world.
Memorial service to celebrate Zacharias' life (03/04/2013) Writer: Sid Salter
A public memorial service celebrating Mississippi State University President Emeritus Donald W. Zacharias' life and work will be held Thursday [March 7], at 11 a.m., at the MSU Colvard Student Union in the Foster Ballroom.
FEA brings Green Belt Movement to Starkville (03/04/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Taking Nobel Prize winner Wangari Maathai's message to heart, members of Mississippi State's Future Educators Association chapter are working to inspire a new generation of conservationists.
Former President Zacharias remembered as visionary (03/03/2013) Writer: Harriet Laird
Donald W. Zacharias, the president emeritus of Mississippi State University who served from 1985-1997, died Sunday [March 3] at the age of 77 of complications from multiple sclerosis after an extended illness. Second in tenure only to Stephen D. Lee, the founding president of the state's land-grant institution, Zacharias brought Mississippi State to a new level of prominence during his 12 and one-half years of service.
Alternative spring break provides taste of Delta (03/01/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
More than 20 Mississippi State students, faculty and staff--and 10 students from the University of Mississippi--are making final plans for an alternate spring break in the Mississippi Delta involving service projects, tours and other adventures.
MSU sweeps collegiate arts competition (02/28/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Mississippi State art students recently swept the competition at a state-wide arts contest.
'Walk a Mile' helps men consider women's issues (02/28/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
More than 500 men are registered for a Mississippi State event next week that invites them to leave their comfort zones to consider issues from a woman's perspective.
Ragtime festival returns to MPB programming (02/27/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Mississippi Public Broadcasting will air highlights of the Charles Templeton Ragtime Jazz Festival this Friday [March 1] in a two-part show beginning at 8 p.m.
New MSU grant helps state math teachers, students (02/27/2013) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
More than 100 public school educators across the state will be ultimate beneficiaries of a new three-year partnership grant awarded to Mississippi State.
MSU sociology doctoral program celebrates 50 years (02/27/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
The Mississippi State University Department of Sociology will celebrate its doctoral program's 50th anniversary Feb. 28-March 1.
MSU's Stennis Institute assists schools (02/27/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Education is the key to economic development. Industries need problem-solvers: educated, trainable workers who can go above and beyond classroom instruction.
Kenyan diplomat returns to MSU for special event (02/26/2013) Writer: Harriet Laird
Kenya's ambassador to the United States returns Monday [March 4] to Mississippi State to help honor Wangari Maathai, author of "Unbowed," the university's 2012-13 freshman reading program selection.
MSU receives intermodal transportation grant (02/26/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Working toward the goal of integrating transportation modes throughout the United States to foster job growth and economic development, a multi-university team of Mississippi State-led researchers is receiving additional funding to help make it happen.
MSU students study Chinese cyberspies' malware (02/25/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
As news networks around the nation report the damage done by alleged state-backed Chinese cyberspies, Mississippi State University computer science and engineering students will learn directly from the malware.
Lyceum program to feature two 'string' masters (02/25/2013) Writer: Sammy McDavid
New York blues musician Eric Bibb and popular African performer Habib Koite will be featured March 5 at Mississippi State's second Lyceum Series program of the spring semester.
MSU Diversity Awards to be presented Friday (02/25/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi State will recognize two employees, one student and a campus organization Friday [March 1] during the university's annual diversity award program and reception.
Mississippian who heads UPS to speak Thursday (02/25/2013) Writer: Sammy McDavid
The Greenwood native who rose from part-time package handler to the chief operating officer of United Parcel Service (UPS) speaks Thursday [Feb. 28] at Mississippi State.
WHEMN celebrates leadership in higher education (02/22/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
About 200 women gathered to discuss the qualities that make great leaders during the 2013 Women in Higher Education Mississippi Network Spring Leadership Conference held at Mississippi State University on Thursday and Friday.
Artist Wyatt Waters gives insight during MSU talk (02/22/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Mississippi watercolor painter Wyatt Waters demonstrated his techniques and discussed his life as an artist during a free event at Mississippi State Thursday.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Climate dialogues set for Monday (02/21/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
Two events titled "Climate Change: Science, Faith, and Free Enterprise" will be held Monday [Feb. 25] to explore scientific and faith-based perspectives, as well as how free enterprise provides possible solutions for climate and energy issues.
Alumni association hosts 135th MSU birthday party (02/21/2013) Writer: Owen McGuire
Legislation creating the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Mississippi--now Mississippi State--was signed Feb. 28, 1878.
Beethoven favorites focus of MSU concert March 2 (02/20/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
The Starkville/Mississippi State University Symphony Orchestra will hold its annual spring concert March 2 in the First Baptist Church sanctuary.
New type of 'farming' yields renewable energy (02/19/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
There's a new way to farm at Mississippi State University, and the harvest yields renewable energy and teaches a new generation of students how to harness it for practical use.
MSU, community bands announce weekend concert (02/19/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
In a special Sunday [Feb. 24] university concert, bands from Mississippi State and the community will perform a range of musical selections.
MSU employees 'stand up' to sitting at work (02/15/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Attention, people who sit eight hours a day, five days a week at a desk job: There is another way. For those who'd rather not sit for at least part of the workday, a standing desk workstation may be a good -- and healthier -- alternative.
Cage the Elephant, Ty Brown to perform at MSU (02/15/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
A five-member Southern band heralded as "the savior of slacker funk-punk" is headlining Mississippi State's April 20 Old Main Music Festival.
MSU program raises awareness of modern-day slavery (02/15/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
First, picture 27 million people standing shoulder-to-shoulder in a line from one side of the United States to the other--and back.
Shakespeare troupe to hold student workshops (02/15/2013) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Actors with the Virginia-based American Shakespeare Center will be conducting workshops next week for local high and middle school students.
Fed president shares optimistic outlook at MSU (02/14/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President and CEO James Bullard Thursday gave area bankers, university leaders and others a special opportunity to hear about the nation's current monetary policies.
MSU researcher says game controls impact hostility (02/14/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Do violent media incite aggressive behavior? Or, are media merely illustrating a violent culture already in place?
'Twelfth Night' to open MSU's spring Lyceum lineup (02/14/2013) Writer: Sammy McDavid
"Twelfth Night," Shakespeare's comedy about mistaken identity and jealously in the mythical kingdom of Illyria, will open Mississippi State University's 2013 spring Lyceum Series.
MSU faculty concert to premier commissioned music (02/13/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Current and former faculty members of Mississippi State\'s music department will premier song and piano selections during a Thursday [Feb. 21] campus concert.
Retired faculty association honors students (02/13/2013) Writer: Sammy McDavid
STARKVILLE, Miss.--Four current seniors and a recent Mississippi State graduate are selections for the university Association of Retired Faculty's annual student recognition program.
Three faculty earn distinctions as AAAS Fellows (02/12/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
Three Mississippi State faculty members are being honored this week as new Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Student sustainability group promotes efficiency (02/12/2013) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
A Mississippi State student group continues its efforts to implement the Green Fund, a student-run reserve that would purchase renewable energy and fund energy-efficient campus projects.
MSU surpasses sustainability goals early (02/12/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Upgrading infrastructure and making operations more efficient are two key changes that have allowed Mississippi State University to reduce its energy consumption by 37 percent.
Ramaswamy speaks of MSU's role in food challenges (02/12/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
The director of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture and former Mississippi State faculty member visited campus Monday.
Valentine's Day has unique path to modern era (02/11/2013) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
Though he credits the holiday of love we know today largely to the Hallmark card company, Bob Wolverton, an expert in the classics, has studied the threads of Valentine's Day and its origins throughout history.
MSU chorale group to perform spirituals, gospel (02/11/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Mississippi State's University Chorale will present "Rejoice & Reflect II: Celebrating African-American History through Music" Feb. 19.
Women of Color Summit offers insights, solutions (02/08/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Mississippi State University hosted its first Women of Color Summit on Friday, and attendees discussed the challenges the group faces and ways to embrace a culture based on equality, fairness and justice.
Exhibition to feature works by artist-in-residence (02/08/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
A Mississippi State exhibition opening Feb. 21 will showcase works by William "Bill" Dunlap, the university's first and newly named artist-in-residence.
Dunlap named first MSU artist-in-residence (02/08/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
After a career spanning more than three decades as an artist, arts commentator and educator, Mississippi native William "Bill" Dunlap now will help set the bar for students as Mississippi State's first artist-in-residence.
MSU students win StudyMississippi honors (02/08/2013) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
Two Mississippi State students have received top honors by the international education consortium StudyMississippi.
Applicants sought for Tillman Military Scholarship (02/08/2013) Writer: Amy Cagle
Mississippi State University is again proud to partner with the Pat Tillman Foundation to seek applicants for the Tillman Military Scholarships.
Theatre celebrates season of love with Shakespeare (02/08/2013) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
The MSU theatre department will present "Love Letters from Shakespeare: A Night of Music, Dance and Sonnets" on Feb. 14-16 at 7:30 p.m. on the Main Stage at McComas Hall. Admission is $10 and tickets may be purchased at the door or online at www.comm.msstate.edu/dept/theatre/.
Foundation names new group of student ambassadors (02/08/2013) Writer: Sheri Pape
Thirty students from throughout Mississippi, as well as from Alabama, Georgia, Iowa, North Carolina and Tennessee, are new Ambassadors of the Mississippi State University Foundation.
MEDIA ADVISORY: USDA administrator to speak Monday (02/07/2013) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Former Mississippi State faculty member Sonny Ramaswamy, now a senior U.S. Department of Agriculture administrator, will speak Monday [Feb. 11] on campus. He currently directs USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture.
Regions Bank supports MSU division faculty awards (02/07/2013) Writer: Amy Cagle
Regions Bank announced Thursday [Feb. 7] a multi-year $50,000 contribution to support major faculty awards in Mississippi State's Division of Agriculture, Forestry and Veterinary Medicine.
MSU alumna receives Distinguished Jurist Award (02/07/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Attorney Sharon Eubanks graduated from Mississippi State University in 1976 and went on to serve the people of the nation as an advocate for consumer fairness, civil rights and fair treatment for all.
MSU administrator, alumnus named university CDO (02/07/2013) Writer: Harriet Laird
Mississippi State administrator Tommy J. Stevenson is taking on an expanded role as the university's new chief diversity officer and director of the recently renamed Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion.
MSU announces foundation board, new members (02/06/2013) Writer: Amy Cagle
The Mississippi State University Foundation is announcing 2013 leaders and incoming members for the 46-seat board of directors that guides the fundraising arm of the 135-year-old land grant institution.
Alumna, Meridian teacher receives regional honor (02/06/2013) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A Mississippi State graduate now teaching in Meridian is the winner of a top regional honor for her master's degree thesis.
Libraries' Ragtime Festival enters seventh year (02/05/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
World-renowned ragtime musicians again will deliver spectacular rhythms and outstanding showmanship during Mississippi State's seventh annual Charles Templeton Ragtime Jazz Festival.
MSU celebrates Arbor Day with Friday tree planting (02/05/2013) Writer: Karen Brasher
An air quality-enhancing event dating back to the 1880s will be celebrated Friday [Feb. 8] on the Mississippi State campus.
Nominations now open for outstanding women awards (02/04/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
The Mississippi State program to annually recognize exceptional women across the four campus employment categories and the Starkville community now is accepting nominations for its 2013 awards.
Holocaust historian to lead program on war crimes (02/04/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
A public program exploring World War II crimes of the German army will be held Thursday [Feb. 7] at Mississippi State.
Civil War leaders focus of Collins Speaker Series (02/01/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
The story of Abraham Lincoln's and Ulysses S. Grant's leadership in the face of dissent is just as relevant in modern times as it was 150 years ago.
MSU "StatePride" initiative ends successful run (02/01/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi State is announcing the conclusion of the university\'s four-year initiative known as "StatePride" with more than $118.3 million in private gifts.
Grants facilitate SEC research collaboration (01/31/2013) Writer: Jim Laird
As legions of college sports fanatics can attest, the Southeastern Conference\'s prowess on the football field is unmatched. What many fans may not know is that the SEC\'s 14 member institutions pack an equally potent punch when it comes to research.
MSU partners to host American Legion Boys State (01/31/2013) Writer: Sid Salter
Mississippi State University has been selected as the 2013-15 host campus for Mississippi's American Legion Boys State program"the nation's premier program for teaching how government works, developing leadership skills and nurturing an appreciation for the rights and responsibilities of citizenship.
Women of Color Summit to be held in Colvard Union (01/30/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
Mississippi State administrators, faculty and staff members and students will come together Feb. 8 to explore and discuss the issues impacting women of color.
KIDS COUNT Summit to focus on economic impacts (01/29/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
How economic well-being impacts children, youth, families and communities will be examined in detail next month during the sixth annual Mississippi KIDS COUNT Summit in Jackson.
Symphony association plans 'Bach to the Future' (01/29/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
The Starkville-Mississippi State University Symphony Association is sponsoring a fund-raising extravaganza to help support its popular concert program.
MEDIA ADVISORY: EU delegation head visits Jackson (01/28/2013)
Ambassador João Vale de Almeida, head of the European Union delegation to the United States, will visit Jackson Wednesday [Jan. 30] as a special guest of the Mississippi Development Authority, Mississippi State University and its Janos Radvanyi Chair in International Security Studies.
St. Louis Federal Reserve president to speak (01/28/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
James Bullard, president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, will be a special guest next month at a campus forum organized by Mississippi State\'s College of Business.
Mississippi State to honor top alumni next weekend (01/25/2013) Writer: Sheri Pape
Mississippi State will recognize a 1950 general business graduate from Magee as its national alumnus of the year during Friday [Feb. 1] campus ceremonies.
Hong Kong to MS: Asian economic leader visits MSU (01/24/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
East met West at Mississippi State University on Wednesday afternoon when the Hong Kong commissioner for economic and trade affairs in the U.S. visited campus.
CVM dean takes on national role (01/24/2013) Writer: Karen Templeton
Dr. Kent Hoblet, dean of the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine, has been selected president-elect for the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges.
Visiting Writers Series program begins next week (01/22/2013) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
Award-winning writer Lorraine M. López will be the featured guest Jan. 31 for the first 2013 spring semester program of Mississippi State\'s Robert Holland Visiting Writers Series.
MSU, UM announce MS Excellence in Teaching Program (01/22/2013)
Mississippi's two largest universities have joined forces to create an innovative program designed to attract the state's best and brightest students into the field of education through a private gift totaling more than $12.9 million.
MSU Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day (01/21/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
When he went to Officer Candidate School, he was the only African-American in his class, and that in great measure gave Mississippi Adjutant Gen. Augustus L. Collins the determination to succeed.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Hong Kong commissioner visits (01/18/2013) Writer: Jim Laird
The top U.S.-based trade representative from one of Asia's primary commercial gateways speaks Wednesday [Jan. 23] at Jackson's Executive Lecture Forum.
Presentation celebrates artist Walter Anderson (01/18/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Veteran Mississippi State art professor Brent Funderburk will discuss the life and works of one of the state's most famous artists during a free campus program Thursday (Jan. 24).
Students gather at MSU for 2013 honor band clinic (01/18/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
More than 200 high school musicians from throughout the region will converge on campus Jan. 24 to participate in the 61st annual Mississippi State University Honor Band Clinic.
MSU expects normal operations Friday (01/17/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi State University officials are monitoring weather conditions, with current plans to continue normal operations with all classes and work schedules to continue as planned on Friday, Jan. 18.
Alpha Delta Pi sorority returning to MSU campus (01/17/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Alpha Delta Pi social sorority is taking the first steps to open a new campus chapter at Mississippi State.
MSU open; don't drive if conditions aren't safe (01/17/2013) Writer: Sid Salter
Mississippi State University will operate under normal hours today.
Director says parks embody American values (01/16/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
When so many issues seem to divide Americans, National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis said there are 398 national treasures which represent the values that bind the nation together.
MSU programs ranked by U.S. News and World Report (01/16/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi State University is listed in the 2013 U.S. News & World Report rankings on the nation's colleges, getting especially high marks for online engineering and business graduate programs.
International steelmaker partners with MSU (01/16/2013) Writer: Jim Laird
A research partnership between Mississippi State and one of the world's leading steelmakers is expected to help grow the region's high-tech manufacturing economy and foster national and international participation in ferrous alloy education and development.
MSU distance education programs growing (01/15/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
While Mississippi State University currently offers nearly 30 online programs to almost 3,000 students, the Center for Distance Education is continuously working to expand online degree options.
Alumni Association again breaks membership record (01/15/2013) Writer: Sheri Pape
For the fifth consecutive year, the Mississippi State University Alumni Association set a record for active membership.
"Stories On My Back" comes to MSU art gallery (01/14/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
rtist and professor Richard A. Lou\'s unique artwork will be on display at Mississippi State\'s Visual Art Center Jan. 15-March 23.
MSU lecture series welcomes NASA engineers (01/14/2013) Writer: Heather Rowe
The world watched last August as the Curiosity rover descended onto the surface of Mars. Later this month, two of the project's most visible engineers will visit Mississippi State to share how this unmanned mission does more than satisfy idle curiosity.
Collins to speak at MSU's MLK Unity Breakfast (01/11/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
"Oppressed people cannot and will not remain oppressed forever." The statement is as true today as it was in 1963 when Martin Luther King Jr. wrote it in a Birmingham jail cell.
Events show off talent of new MSU art faculty (01/11/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
New faculty in Mississippi State\'s Department of Art will showcase their artwork during an exhibition running through Feb. 23.
SHS student benefits from MSU's Lincoln connection (01/10/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
A local high school student says Mississippi State and its connection to historic legislation signed by President Abraham Lincoln led to her ideas in a winning essay, which recently earned her a prized scholarship.
MSU unveils new STAR Scholarship (01/10/2013) Writer: Sid Salter
Mississippi State University President Mark E. Keenum announced an unprecedented new MSU scholarship program that will partner with the Mississippi Economic Council\'s highly successful Student-Teacher Achievement Recognition or STAR program.
Community band begins 2013 spring semester (01/10/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
The Mississippi State band staff again is inviting university employees and area residents with previous band experience to play in the 2013 Starkville/MSU Community Band.
MSU hit with cyber-attack, secure data not lost (01/09/2013) Writer: Sid Salter
Mississippi State University was the target of a cyber-attack on one of the university's servers, but a preliminary investigation indicates that no secure data was lost in the incident.
Alum, doctor named MSU health services director (01/09/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
Dr. Clifton W. Story, a staff physician at Mississippi State\'s Longest Student Health Center, is being promoted to executive director of University Health Services.
Wood represents MSU on national library task force (01/09/2013) Writer: Allison Matthews
A Mississippi State faculty member is among a team of professional librarians named recently to the 75th Anniversary Task Force for the Association of College and Research Libraries.
Concert celebrates MLK, works of Langston Hughes (01/09/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
Faculty and students in Mississippi State\'s music department will perform "The Poetry of Langston Hughes in Song," Jan. 17 in the Harrison Auditorium of Giles Hall.
National Park Service head to visit, lead program (01/08/2013) Writer: Sammy McDavid
The leader of the National Park Service will speak early next week at Mississippi State.
Tillman Military Scholar plays in TOSTITOS Bowl (01/08/2013) Writer: Leah Barbour
He grew up loving football and pretending to be San Francisco Forty-Niners wide receiver Jerry Rice.
'All That Jazz' kicks off 2013 symphony season (01/07/2013) Writer: Margaret Kovar
The Starkville/Mississippi State University Symphony Orchestra will perform its first 2013 winter concert Jan. 12 at the downtown First Baptist Church.