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2014 Press Releases:
Keenum appointed to board of USDA's FFAR (07/23/2014) Writer: Sid Salter
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Thomas J. Vilsack announced in Washington, D.C., today that Mississippi State University President Mark E. Keenum has been appointed to a three-year term on the board of directors of the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR).
'Virtual' dissection may crack secrets of dino eggs (07/22/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
Fully intact dinosaur eggs never have been "virtually" dissected, but an international partnership stretching from Mississippi to Wales may change that this summer.
Summer Scholars features 'Partlynormal Activity' (07/21/2014) Writer: Allison Matthews
Later this week, Mississippi State's 32nd annual Summer Scholars Onstage camp presents its 2014 production, "Partlynormal Activity."
Popular stock seminar to be held at MSU-Meridian (07/21/2014) Writer: Lisa Sollie
A popular seminar about choosing financial stocks will once again be made available by a Mississippi State retired accounting professor whose investments made more than $1 million over a 10-year period.
Garraway named University Television Center director (07/21/2014) Writer: Harriet Laird
David Garraway of the Mississippi State University Television Center is being named the unit's director after serving three years as video program manager.
Inaugural WE Lead conference hosts 30 at MSU (07/18/2014) Writer: Allison Matthews
The inaugural Women Empowered Leadership Conference gave 30 high school participants a new outlook on higher education, entrepreneurship, politics, health and a range of other issues this week [July 14-18] at Mississippi State.
MSU-Meridian dean accepts post at West Florida (07/17/2014) Writer: Sid Salter
Mississippi State University-Meridian Dean and Associate Vice President Steven F. Brown will step down on Sept. 12 to accept a leadership post at a Florida university.
MSU Summer Extravaganza comes to Jackson (07/15/2014) Writer: Amy Cagle
The Central Mississippi Alumni Chapter of the Mississippi State University Alumni Association will host its annual Summer Extravaganza Thursday [July 17] at the Mississippi Coliseum in Jackson.
Thomas to lead fundraising for CAAD (07/15/2014) Writer: Amy Cagle
Perry King "P.K." Thomas is the new director of development for Mississippi State's College of Architecture, Art and Design.
Broyles named interim vice president (07/14/2014) Writer: Harriet Laird
Bill Broyles will assume the role of interim vice president of Mississippi State University's Division of Student Affairs.
MSU students take top honors at Miss Mississippi (07/14/2014) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi State students gave a strong representation for the university during the 2014 Miss Mississippi Pageant in Vicksburg which concluded Saturday [July 12].
MSU achieves all-time high $106 million in support (07/14/2014) Writer: Amy Cagle
Having topped the $106 million mark in private support, Mississippi State leaders announced Monday [July 14] the university's most successful fundraising year ever.
The Mill at MSU 'on target,' developer says (07/11/2014) Writer: Jim Laird
Transformation of the historic John M. Stone Cotton Mill--formerly known as Mississippi State's E.E. Cooley Building--into a state-of-the-art conference and meeting complex is on track, according to the project's developer.
16 school teachers complete training institute (07/11/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
When educators return to classrooms as learners, they tend to acquire a better understanding of what to teach and how to teach it to 21st century students.
Harrington named new MSU business college fundraiser (07/09/2014) Writer: Amy Cagle
Alumnus Zack Harrington joins the Mississippi State fundraising team this month as assistant director of development for the university's College of Business this month.
MSU's Forde receiving major public relations honor (07/03/2014) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A long-serving Mississippi State department head and faculty member is among four scheduled to be inducted later this month into the Southern Public Relations Hall of Fame.
Alumni association announces 2014 send-off parties (07/02/2014) Writer: Amy Cagle
Mississippi State alumni groups throughout the U.S. again are organizing summer send-off parties for local students entering the university this fall as freshmen and transfer students.
Grad school announces symposium winners (07/01/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
Undergraduate university students from Colombia and Rwanda, along with peers from Mississippi, Alabama and Louisiana, explained their research at Mississippi State's 2014 Undergraduate Summer Research Symposium.
MSU announces 2014 Men of Color Summit speakers (06/30/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
The presidents of three Mississippi higher learning institutions will speak in late summer at Mississippi State's 2014 Men of Color Summit.
MSU faculty complete writing institute (06/27/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
After becoming students once again at Mississippi State's recent Maroon Institute for Writing Excellence, the new faculty-member graduates are ready to incorporate what they've learned in courses not traditionally associated with writing.
Sidewalk expansion underway in research park (06/26/2014) Writer: Jim Laird
A project that is expected to boost quality of work-life for more than 1,500 employees who work in the state's largest research park is moving forward.
University to host trunk show Tuesday for Miss MSU (06/25/2014) Writer: Amelia Treptow
Laura Lee Lewis of Brookhaven, Miss Mississippi State University, will review her year and preview her competition wardrobe Tuesday [July 1] during a special campus program.
MSU Zacharias Awards honor dozen staff members (06/25/2014) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Nine Mississippi State staff members on the Starkville campus and three serving at other locations around the state are winners of 2014 Donald W. Zacharias Distinguished Staff Awards.
MSU-CVM professor honored by national organization (06/24/2014) Writer: Karen Templeton
Dr. Todd Archer of Mississippi State University's College of Veterinary Medicine is being honored by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Foundation.
Liao named Fellow by the American Heart Association (06/23/2014) Writer: Erin Boozer
A Mississippi State engineering faculty member is being recognized as one of the nation's leading cardiovascular researchers.
Interim MSU dean named prestigious ASEE Fellow (06/20/2014) Writer: Erin Boozer
A Mississippi State engineering administrator is being honored as a Fellow of the American Society for Engineering Education.
Mississippi State growing international opportunities (06/20/2014) Writer: Jim Laird
Mississippi State is playing a vital role in the global effort to end poverty and hunger, and that role is growing, the university's chief research officer said.
Old Waverly to become new home for MSU golf (06/19/2014)
Old Waverly Golf Club, one of the South's premier golf destinations located in nearby West Point, Miss., will become the new home to Mississippi State men's and women's varsity golf programs, the MSU Athletic Department announced Wednesday.
MSU reports annual 'Drinking Water Quality Report' (06/19/2014) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi State University officials announced findings in this year's Annual Water Quality Report.
ExxonMobil donations to MSU earn $288K 'match' (06/18/2014) Writer: Susan Lassetter
Nearly 40 individual donors tripled their investment in Mississippi State's future through a gift-match program at ExxonMobil.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Bagley College to host Maker Faire (06/17/2014) Writer: Susan Lassetter
If you build it, you will learn. And thrive. And help better our world. That's the message of the inaugural Bagley College of Engineering Maker Faire scheduled for Wednesday, June 18.
MSU Alumni Association names new student delegates (06/17/2014) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Twenty-eight Mississippi State students are new members of the university alumni association's liaison organization.
Local students complete MSU art summer camp (06/16/2014) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Nine students from throughout the Magnolia State are back home after spending last week at the Mississippi State art department's INvision summer camp.
Book by MSU-Meridian professor explores state history (06/13/2014) Writer: Lisa Sollie
The first comprehensive narrative of Mississippi since a Bicentennial history was published in 1976 is the latest work of an administrator and historian at Mississippi State University-Meridian.
New MSU artist-in-residence exploring beauty of refuge (06/13/2014) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Seeking to better connect with the area's natural environment, Mississippi State's newest artist-in-residence is beginning a month-long visit at the Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge.
MSU senior receives national scholarship (06/12/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
A Mississippi State interior design major from Calhoun City is being awarded a scholarship that will pay full tuition, room, board, books and fees during her final year at the university.
Annual Design Discovery camp wraps up at MSU (06/12/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
More than 20 students from throughout the Magnolia State, as well as several from Alabama, Tennessee and Georgia, are part of Mississippi State's 2014 Design Discovery summer camp.
Camp Jabber Jaw concludes with scholarship announcement (06/11/2014) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Mississippi State's T.K. Martin Center for Technology and Disability is announcing a memorial scholarship honoring a former Camp Jabber Jaw camper.
New life-form found at MSU, named for first 'Bully' (06/11/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
A previously unknown organism was recently discovered at Mississippi State University.
DAWG program helps hone sponsored-project admin skills (06/10/2014) Writer: Jim Laird
Eighteen Mississippi State staff members are graduates of an annual professional development program offered by the university's Office of Sponsored Programs Administration.
Writing institute taps 11 MSU faculty members (06/09/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
During the next three weeks, a select group of 11 Mississippi State faculty members will explore how writing-to-learn strategies will help students better understand and retain course content, no matter the subject.
Lyceum Series returns to historic Lee Hall (06/09/2014) Writer: Amelia Treptow
An Aug. 20 concert by country music legend Merle Haggard will kick off Mississippi State's 2014-15 Lyceum Series season in newly renovated Lee Hall.
Cullis Wade Depot exhibit opens through June 28 (06/06/2014) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Works by a Mississippi State art department lecturer and seven other artists are on display through June 28 at Mississippi State's Cullis Wade Depot Art Gallery.
MSU awards inaugural Saunders-Haney scholarship (06/06/2014) Writer: Amy Cagle
An endowed scholarship recently established by Steve and Donna Saunders of Vicksburg will encourage Mississippi State University students to pursue teaching careers in special education.
MSU, JSU offer engineering course at Jackson Academy (06/05/2014) Writer: Allison Matthews
A recently signed memorandum of understanding is creating a partnership between Mississippi State and Jackson State universities to teach a course at a Jackson high school.
Keenum elected to SEC executive committee (06/03/2014) Writer: Sid Salter
Mississippi State University President Mark E. Keenum has been elected to the Southeastern Conference (SEC) Executive Committee.
MSU announces Vance Rice as new police chief (06/03/2014) Writer: Allison Matthews
A veteran law enforcement professional with nearly 25 years at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville is the new chief of police at Mississippi State.
First Toyota-Haley Barbour Scholars named at MSU (06/03/2014) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Five incoming freshmen at Mississippi State are the university's first selections for the recently established Toyota-Haley Barbour Scholarships.
Brown named PR 'Educator of the Year' (06/02/2014) Writer: Allison Matthews
A Mississippi State communication instructor is being recognized as the 2014 Public Relations Educator of the Year by the Public Relations Association of Mississippi.
MHP official touts safety to Boys State delegates (05/31/2014) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Before the Mississippi American Legion Boys State concluded its week-long program at Mississippi State University, some 384 Boys State delegates listened to a frank presentation from a 16-year veteran trooper who has seen many fatalities as the result of distracted or impaired driving.
Boys State delegates send two to Washington, D.C. (05/31/2014) Writer: Allison Matthews
American Legion Boys State members from South and Central Mississippi will represent their peers during next month's Boys Nation gathering in and around Washington, D.C.
Boys State elects 2014 officers (05/30/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
Mississippi's best and the brightest young men selected eight peers to act as the top government officials at Mississippi American Legion Boys State.
Barker says Boys State delegates can make impact (05/30/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
Beginning with the decisions made today, delegates to Mississippi American Legion Boys State can make significant changes to their communities and high schools.
MSU archaeologist shares major book award (05/30/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
To protect their Catholic faith and traditional lifestyle from Ottoman invaders who infiltrated in the 15th century, one Albanian tribe fled north to the Shala River Valley in the Albanian Alps.
Holland: 'Education is a lifelong experience' (05/29/2014) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
"Be thinkers as you go through life," State Rep. Steve Holland advised more than 380 Boys State delegates Thursday [May 29] at Mississippi State University.
Hard work, wise choices offer keys to leadership (05/29/2014) Writer: Linda Breazeale
Cindy Hyde-Smith, the Mississippi Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce, challenged participants in the 2014 American Legion Boys State to work hard and make wise choices when she spoke Thursday [May 29] at Mississippi State University.
Anderson: 'Boys State is the start of something great' (05/28/2014) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
State Rep. Jeramey D. Anderson is living proof that today's Boys State delegates can be tomorrow's leaders.
Mississippi Horse Park will host national event (05/28/2014) Writer: Linda Breazeale
The eyes of the barrel-racing nation will turn to the Mississippi Horse Park in Starkville on Oct. 17.
Hood: Technology requires taking responsibility (05/28/2014) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
The Internet is a wonderful tool, but you have to use it wisely, said Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood when addressing an audience of more than 380 Boys State delegates at Mississippi State University on Wednesday [May 28].
MSU Singers arrive in Paris, begin performance tour (05/28/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
The Mississippi State University Singers are performing in Paris and Normandy during a nine-day international trip to France.
MSU School of Architecture presents scholarships (05/28/2014) Writer: Christie McNeal
Nearly 20 Mississippi State students representing Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas, Florida and Tennessee, along with one from Russia, are receiving School of Architecture scholarships for the 2014-15 academic year.
Afanasjev awarded fellowship by the APS (05/28/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
Mississippi State physics professor Anatoli Afanasjev is one of 13 newly appointed Fellows of The American Physical Society's Division of Nuclear Physics.
Gov. Bryant shares nation-strengthening strategies (05/27/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant challenged more than 380 Boys State delegates to strengthen the nation while speaking to them Tuesday night [May 27] at Mississippi State University.
MSU building construction science majors honored (05/27/2014) Writer: Christie McNeal
Mississippi State students from Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee are receiving 2014-15 building construction science scholarships.
Rep. Gregg Harper recounts leadership lessons (05/26/2014) Writer: Allison Matthews
Third District Congressman Gregg Harper was at Mississippi State on Memorial Day [May 26] to share his leadership experiences with more than 380 rising high school seniors on campus for Boys State.
Wiseman gives Boys State leadership fundamentals (05/25/2014) Writer: Allison Matthews
Starkville Mayor Parker Wiseman, who in 2009 became the youngest mayor in the city's history, spoke to the largest group of Boys State delegates in a decade Sunday [May 25] at Mississippi State's historic Bettersworth Auditorium in Lee Hall.
Students arrive at MSU for Boys State (05/23/2014) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Mississippi State University again will welcome more than 350 rising high school seniors from across the state to learn about state and local government and the electoral process Sunday through Saturday [May 25-31].
MSU reaffirmed as cyber research center of excellence (05/22/2014) Writer: Jim Laird
Federal officials have reaffirmed Mississippi State as a leading institution for cyber security education and research.
NIH grant funds further public health research (05/21/2014) Writer: Karen Templeton
New research at Mississippi State University's College of Veterinary Medicine is producing nerve agent antidotes with more effectiveness than the ones currently in use.
History and genealogy fair planned at MSU (05/21/2014) Writer: Ben Nagel
History and genealogy enthusiasts are invited to attend an all-day event hosted by Mississippi State's Mitchell Memorial Library next month.
Merle Haggard to kick off 2014-15 Lyceum Series (05/20/2014) Writer: Amelia Treptow
Mississippi State's Lyceum Series will welcome patrons home to the newly renovated historic Lee Hall by kicking off the 2014-15 season with a performance by legendary country artist Merle Haggard on Aug. 20.
Gelston to lead MSU's corporate engagement efforts (05/20/2014) Writer: Jim Laird
The chief financial officer of the State of Mississippi's lead economic development agency is taking a top executive post at Mississippi State University.
Student orientation leaders announced (05/19/2014) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Eighteen top students are leaders of the 2014 orientation programs at Mississippi State.
Herrmann awarded Fulbright fellowship to Cyprus (05/19/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
Anthropologist Nicholas P. Herrmann soon will travel from Mississippi State University to build a collaborative bridge to the island of Cyprus.
MSU Wind Ensemble to make music internationally (05/19/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
Mississippi State's 60-member Wind Ensemble is headed to Europe this week for a 10-day trip to Italy for the XXIV International Music Meeting in Padova.
Brown meets Brown: Historic anniversary noted (05/17/2014) Writer: Sid Salter
Sixty years ago today, Mississippi State University was still a little over a decade away from the historic and peaceful admission of Richard E. Holmes as MSU's first African-American student on July 19, 1965 - and a young man named Donald Mayfield Brown had not yet been born.
Cousin stresses 'changing the world' to MSU grads (05/17/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
Mississippi State University's Class of 2014 can change the world for the better, according to the leader of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP).
Mississippi State formalizes partnership with WFP (05/16/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
Mississippi State University officials established a new partnership with United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) leaders on Friday [May 16] to expand each establishment's commitment to addressing worldwide hunger and poverty.
Cramer readies architecture graduates for future (05/16/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
Mississippi State University's spring 2014 architecture graduates are prepared to take on the challenges and reap the rewards of professional architects, according to a leading worldwide consultant for architectural firms.
New MSU endowment honors retiring administrator (05/16/2014) Writer: Amy Cagle
A $150,000 gift by social fraternity and sorority organizations at Mississippi State is creating the Edwin M. Keith Jr. Greek Excellence Endowment at the university.
Winners announced for Maroon Edition Essay Contest (05/15/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
While the top three freshman winners of Mississippi State University's 2014 Maroon Edition Essay Contest represent the states of Mississippi, Alabama and Louisiana, upperclass honorees are all Magnolia State residents.
Congressmen visit MSU to address local veterans (05/14/2014) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Current and former military service members from around the area were given the opportunity Wednesday [May 14] to share concerns with three visiting congressmen.
Keenum elected to IFDC Board of Directors (05/14/2014)
Dr. Mark E. Keenum, president of Mississippi State University (MSU), has been elected to a three-year term on the International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC) board of directors.
Four seniors receive service-learning scholarships (05/14/2014) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Mississippi State seniors from Mississippi, Alabama and Texas are the university's first selections for national Dawn Brancheau Foundation Service-Learning Scholarships.
MSU to confer two honorary degrees (05/13/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
Because Mississippi State prioritizes global food-security research and outreach, the university will honor two international famine-relief leaders with honorary degrees.
Kundu earns competitive NSF CAREER grant (05/13/2014) Writer: Susan Lassetter
A chemical engineer at Mississippi State University has earned a top research-funding award from one of the National Science Foundation's most prestigious programs.
Ticket deadline next week for Wiseman tribute (05/12/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
Monday [May 19] is the deadline to order tickets for the scholarship fundraiser honoring W. Martin "Marty" Wiseman, recently retired director of Mississippi State's John C. Stennis Institute of Government and Community Development.
Six faculty receive university-wide recognition (05/12/2014) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Meghan Millea, Mississippi State professor of finance and economics, recently was named a John Grisham Master Teacher during the university's 2014 Faculty Awards and Recognition Program.
Barn quilts let students connect with community (05/09/2014) Writer: Allison Matthews
A community project by students in a Mississippi State art class may have a lasting local impact as part of a national Barn Quilt Trail program.
New book honors the late G.V. 'Sonny' Montgomery (05/09/2014) Writer: Sid Salter
A new book honoring the life and work of the late U.S. Rep. Gillespie V. "Sonny" Montgomery was unveiled today on the Meridian campus of Mississippi State University. Montgomery died in 2006 at the age of 85.
ASERL reveals 'Deeply Rooted' digital collection (05/08/2014) Writer: Ben Nagel
The Association of Southeastern Research Libraries is announcing the development of "Deeply Rooted," a new, shared digital collection focusing on the rich agricultural and rural histories of its member institutions.
Historian awarded Fulbright Fellowship to Norway (05/08/2014) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
A member of Mississippi State's history faculty is receiving a prestigious Fulbright Fellowship that will take her to Norway in August.
Kappa Sigma raises thousands to fund three causes (05/07/2014) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Spring semester fundraising efforts by the Kappa Sigma social fraternity at Mississippi State chapter will assist one of its alumni and two charitable organizations in Starkville.
White, Aiken being honored Wednesday (05/06/2014) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Two former Mississippi State student affairs administrators are the latest being recognized for years of leadership that helped significantly advance the university's service to students.
Computer science holds Game Demo Night Tuesday (05/05/2014) Writer: Susan Lassetter
Media Advisory: Computer science to host Game Demo Night Tuesday
MSU library to expand, add floor (05/05/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
A $7 million bond package signed Friday [April 23] by Gov. Phil Bryant will fund expansion of Mississippi State's Mitchell Memorial Library.
'May the 4th Be with You' at Howell Observatory (05/02/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
As "Star Wars" fans around the world celebrate Sunday's informal "May the 4th Be with You" holiday, Mississippi State astronomers will open the university's observatory for stargazing.
Society of Scholars inducts 2014 class (05/02/2014) Writer: Allison Matthews
Nineteen Mississippi State seniors are new members of the university's prestigious Society of Scholars in the Arts and Sciences.
Moore named corporate fundraiser for MSU (05/02/2014) Writer: Amy Cagle
Nathan A. Moore is being named to the new position of director of corporate and foundation relations at the Mississippi State University Foundation.
Ertharin Cousin among Time's Top 100 (05/01/2014) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi State's spring 2014 commencement speaker and head of the U.N.'s World Food Programme was named last week to Time Magazine's current list of the world's 100 Most Influential People.
MSU student entrepreneurs honored with 2014 awards (05/01/2014) Writer: Allison Matthews and Sasha Steinberg
Some three dozen Mississippi State students are winners of the university's third annual Investing in Innovation Day.
MSU wins second place in EPA 'Rainworks Challenge' (05/01/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
Mississippi State officials plan to implement "The MSU Union Green," a student-conceived project winning second place in the Environmental Protection Agency's 2013 Campus Rainworks Challenge.
Kight named MSU veterinary college fundraiser (05/01/2014) Writer: Amy Cagle
Mississippi State alumnus Jimmy C. Kight is the new director of development for the university's College of Veterinary Medicine.
Luncheon celebrates research at Mississippi State (04/30/2014) Writer: Jim Laird
Fifty Mississippi State students, faculty and staff are 2014 selections for exceptional research and leadership honors.
Coliseum Drive renamed to honor MSU legend Howell (04/30/2014) Writer: Sid Salter
Mississippi State University's east-west street near the Humphrey Coliseum basketball venue has been officially renamed in honor of MSU and NBA basketball great Bailey Howell.
Mississippi State staff sent to assist local town (04/29/2014) Writer: Sid Salter
STARKVILLE, Miss.--Responding to a request for assistance from the town of Louisville, Mississippi State University sent MSU personnel and equipment to help in the clean-up of the neighboring community after it took a direct hit from tornadoes that ravaged central and northern Mississippi in the late afternoon and early evening hours of Monday [April 28]. MSU Extension Service personnel have also been deployed.
MSU student earns fellowship a second time (04/28/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
A Fulbright Scholarship brought Zadia Codabux in 2011 from the tiny Indian Ocean island of Mauritius to Mississippi State University.
Friends of Wiseman announce dinner in his honor (04/28/2014) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A group of longtime friends and former students of a recently retired Mississippi State political scientist is announcing a May fund-raising event to create a campus scholarship endowment in his honor.
MSU Extension Service marks its first century (04/28/2014)
Most centenarians are slowing down and avoiding modern technology, but the Mississippi State University Extension Service is doing neither as it approaches its 100th birthday.
Officials break ground on new classroom building (04/25/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
Mississippi State officials Thursday [April 24] held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new three-level facility that will add 20 much-needed classrooms on the upper level and an eagerly anticipated 150-space, two-story parking garage.
State superintendent says research points the way (04/25/2014) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi Superintendent of Education Carey M. Wright told Mississippi State faculty and students Friday [April 25] that research lights the path to improvements in educational systems.
EcoCAR 3: MSU picked for premier auto competition (04/25/2014) Writer: Harriet Laird
STARKVILLE, Miss.--For the fourth consecutive time, Mississippi State University has been invited to participate in the nation's premier automotive engineering challenge.
Summit explores international textiles, apparel (04/24/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
Mississippi State apparel, textiles and merchandising students should consider applying for internships and jobs with the U.S. Department of Commerce's Office of Textiles and Apparel, according to an OTEXA international trade specialist.
World food security leader to speak at graduation (04/24/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
The leader of the world's largest humanitarian organization will be Mississippi State University's commencement speaker during May 16 and 17 graduation ceremonies at Humphrey Coliseum.
Lieutenant Governor emphasizes education (04/23/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
The Magnolia State can better encourage capital investment through improved education, low taxes and balanced budgets, said Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves at Mississippi State's Furniture Summit.
Heart association: MSU fit-friendly for employees (04/23/2014) Writer: Jim Laird
Mississippi State's ongoing work to promote healthy lifestyles has been recognized by a leading national advocacy organization.
Underage drinking prevention topic of MSU event (04/23/2014) Writer: Allison Matthews
Strategies for preventing underage drinking will be spotlighted during a town hall meeting Tuesday [April 29] at Mississippi State.
Design seniors showcase projects at open house (04/23/2014) Writer: Erin Boozer
Electrical and computer engineering seniors at Mississippi State will showcase their capstone design projects at an open house Thursday, April 24.
MSU chemical engineer receives SEC Faculty Award (04/22/2014) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
A senior Mississippi State engineering professor and researcher is among selections for 2014 Southeastern Conference Faculty Achievement Awards.
Biological engineers receive NSF fellowships (04/21/2014) Writer: Erin Boozer
Two Mississippi State students are new selections for major national fellowships that provide three years of research funding.
ORAU official to visit MSU on Thursday (04/21/2014) Writer: Jim Laird
A top official of the Tennessee-based Oak Ridge Associated Universities will visit Mississippi State this week.
Library hosts traveling exhibit on Lincoln (04/17/2014) Writer: Ben Nagel
In connection with the traveling exhibit "Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War," Mississippi State University Libraries is sponsoring two speakers beginning next week.
State superintendent of education keynoting forum (04/17/2014) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Mississippi State University will host a visit from the top Mississippi Department of Education official on Friday [April 25].
MSU teachers-in-training plant seeds of kindness (04/17/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
In support of an ongoing anti-bullying initiative at a local middle school, nearly two dozen Mississippi State University education majors planted seeds of kindness, literally and figuratively.
NSF grant funds new MSU research center planning (04/17/2014) Writer: Jim Laird
Officials at Mississippi State are moving forward with plans to create a new collaborative research center after competing successfully through two rounds of review by the National Science Foundation. A planning grant for the initiative was awarded late last month.
MSU public event to launch All-Steinway Initiative (04/17/2014) Writer: Amy Cagle
Mississippi State's College of Education formally announces its All-Steinway Initiative with a Thursday [April 24] public display of the first class of pianos acquired toward the effort.
Cotton Summit coming to MSU (04/16/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
From entrepreneurs to designers, anyone interested in cotton textiles will learn something more about the market at Mississippi State University's upcoming Cotton Summit.
MSU graduate students honored for research (04/16/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
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Theatre MSU to honor Dursts following 'Pirates' (04/16/2014) Writer: Allison Matthews
Two longtime Mississippi State communication department faculty members will be honored next week following the first performance of the final production of Theatre MSU's 50th season.
'Penzance' play concludes Theatre MSU 50th season (04/16/2014) Writer: Allison Matthews
The final production of the 50th theatrical season of Mississippi State's communication department will open April 24.
MBJ 'Top 40' includes Nathan Moore of MSU (04/15/2014) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
The director of development for Mississippi State's College of Architecture, Art and Design is among the Mississippi Business Journal's 2014 "Top 40 Under 40."
Mississippi State's PCSW honors six (04/15/2014) Writer: Allison Matthews
Five members of the Starkville campus community and a Lauderdale County resident are this year's selections for top recognitions given annually by Mississippi State's President's Commission on the Status of Women.
Reeves to address 2014 manufacturing summit at MSU (04/15/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
Furniture-industry experts, as well as government officials, will examine "The Road Ahead" at Mississippi State University's 2014 Manufacturing Summit.
MSU staff create special rooms for special kids (04/14/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
When she's not working on campus, a Mississippi State accountant from Columbus provides an array of volunteer services for a Golden Triangle nonprofit organization renovating bedrooms for special-needs children.
Mississippi State again among top 100 in research (04/14/2014) Writer: Jim Laird
Mississippi State continues to rank among the nation's top research universities, according to a new survey by the National Science Foundation.
Information systems expert talks strong passwords (04/11/2014) Writer: Allison Matthews
The recently-discovered "Heartbleed" bug affecting as much as two-thirds of the Internet is causing people to hurriedly change passwords and further secure online personal information.
MSU Libraries' photo archive now available online (04/11/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
Members of the Mississippi State family with a knack for remembering faces, places and names: The University Archives Digital Collection needs you to crowdsource.
MSU ITS advises about 'Heartbleed' computer bug (04/11/2014) Writer: Allison Matthews
Technology professionals at Mississippi State are addressing the worldwide computer security vulnerability called "Heartbleed" by patching affected servers and advising Internet users on campus to change passwords, among other steps.
MSU dedicates $1.2 million 4-H complex (04/11/2014)
Representatives of the 4-H Foundation of Mississippi touted a 63-acre multipurpose youth complex as a great example of community partnerships during a ribbon-cutting ceremony in West Point Thursday (April 10).
'Investing in Innovation' conference set for April 25 (04/10/2014) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi State's economic impact on the advancement of innovation will be on display later this month in a series of public campus events.
Architecture school announces 'Discover' camp (04/10/2014) Writer: Christie McNeal
For prospective students considering an academic major in architecture, Mississippi State is announcing the dates of its summer introductory program.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Italian ambassador to speak (04/10/2014) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Italy's top diplomat to the United States visits the state capital next week as a special guest of Mississippi State's Janos Radvanyi Chair in International Security Studies and the university's International Institute.
Photography of alum to benefit the MSU Art Gallery (04/10/2014) Writer: Amelia Treptow
"Wonders of Nature," a photography exhibit by Mississippi State alumnus Steve Brandon of Chattanooga, Tenn., now is being featured in the university's Colvard Student Union Art Gallery.
MSU observatory to host weekend stargazing (04/09/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
A Saturday [April 12] public viewing at Mississippi State's E.I. Howell Observatory will offer opportunities to learn more about the Starburst Galaxy, Orion Nebula and planets Jupiter and Mars.
Exhibition to feature works by fine art seniors (04/09/2014) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Works by five graduating fine-art majors at Mississippi State will be on display April 15-22 in the university's McComas Hall Art Gallery.
MSU-CVM provides free eye exams to service animals (04/08/2014) Writer: Karen Templeton
Guide dogs, handicapped assistance animals, detection dogs, therapy animals, and search and rescue dogs selflessly serve the public.
'The Orchestra Moves!' engages children with music (04/07/2014) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
More than 1,000 elementary and middle-school students from throughout the Golden Triangle participated recently in "The Orchestra Moves," a program that gave young people an opportunity to sing and play musical instruments along with the MSU Philharmonia.
'Fresh Food' construction under way at MSU (04/07/2014) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Mississippi State will be offering a new kind of all-you-care-to-eat dining in fall 2015.
Event to feature uncle of Columbine High victim (04/07/2014) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Rachel's Challenge is a Colorado-based organization that works to prevent future shootings like the one in 1999 at Columbine High School.
Undergraduate Research Symposium winners honored (04/04/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
Humility. Mentors. Passion. Janice E. Chambers of Mississippi State used those three words recently to emphasize what years of experience have taught her about the critical factors necessary to complete quantifiable scientific investigations.
MSU announces 2014 Super Bulldog Weekend schedule (04/04/2014)
Interior design majors honored at regional contest (04/04/2014) Writer: Christie McNeal
Mississippi State interior design majors are winners of more than half the 2014 awards presented in regional American Society of Interior Designers competition.
MSU's 'Infinite Impact' surpasses $400 million (04/04/2014) Writer: Amy Cagle
Fundraising for Mississippi State's most recent capital campaign has surged past the $400 million mark, hitting $408.6 million at the close of March as it gains momentum toward a minimum $600 million goal. The milestone comes just six months after the launch of "Infinite Impact: The Mississippi State University Campaign."
Tim Potts of Purdue named new MSU police chief (04/03/2014) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi State's new police chief is a 23-year law enforcement veteran who has spent much of his career at Purdue University.
Endowed fund launches MSU architecture workshop (04/03/2014) Writer: Christie McNeal
Dan Camp, founder and developer of Starkville's nationally recognized Cotton District development, and his wife are establishing an endowed fund at Mississippi State.
'Walk a Mile in Her Shoes' expects more than 500 (04/02/2014) Writer: Allison Matthews
More than 500 men will leave their comfort zones next week to consider issues from a woman's perspective.
Political science leader appointed to APSA board (04/02/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
The head of Mississippi State's political science and public administration department is a new top officer of the American Political Science Association.
'Life After College' gives students budgeting tips (04/02/2014) Writer: Allison Matthews
A personal finance budget simulation will be held next week at Mississippi State as part of the university's observance of National Money Smart Week.
International Fiesta set for April 5 on campus (04/01/2014) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
More than 20 nations around the world will be represented April 5 at Mississippi State's 24th annual International Fiesta.
Officials celebrate S.M.A.R.T. with ribbon cutting (03/31/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
The Starkville-Mississippi State University Area Rapid Transit system already attracts approximately 5,000 riders each day, and riders are increasing daily, according to city, state and university officials.
Three receive Goldwater Scholar honorable mention (03/31/2014) Writer: Allison Matthews
Three Mississippi State seniors are among those receiving honorable mention awards this year from the national Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program.
'Maroon & Write' helping MSU students learn more (03/28/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
Mississippi State students, faculty and administrators agree: Professionals should write well, no matter what their discipline.
Swayze Scholar Award again goes to MSU student (03/27/2014) Writer: Emily Daniels
A Mississippi State student again is the winner of a top award given by the Mississippi Young Bankers, a division of the Mississippi Bankers Association.
Montana Rep bringing 'Miracle Worker' to MSU (03/27/2014) Writer: Sammy McDavid
An April 6 stage performance of "The Miracle Worker" will conclude Mississippi State's 2013-14 Lyceum Series.
Ceremony set Monday for S.M.A.R.T. shuttle system (03/26/2014) Writer: Jim Laird
A formal ribbon-cutting for the new Starkville-Mississippi State University Area Rapid Transit system will take place Monday [March 31] at the Palmeiro Center on campus.
MSU to host distinguished band conductor (03/26/2014) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
With the theme "Honoring Those Who Have Influenced Us," Mississippi State's 2014 Legends and Mentors Week will feature an internationally recognized Virginia-based conductor and educator.
Architecture major wins national scholarship (03/26/2014) Writer: Christie McNeal
A fourth-year architecture major at Mississippi State working to help others by combining passions for design and architecture is seeing his efforts recognized.
Health and wellness in focus at MSU (03/25/2014) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi State is focusing on healthy lifestyles with a new grant to service faculty, staff, students and the Starkville community.
Ecuadoran family has long history at MSU (03/25/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
For more than 50 years, Mississippi State University's international appeal has stretched from the U.S. to a family in the South American Republic of Ecuador. That 2,500-mile reach impacts three generations of the Baquero family.
2014 MSU Diversity Award winners announced (03/24/2014) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A forestry extension faculty member, a senior education major from Calhoun County and a campus support body for LGBTQ members are this year's selections for top diversity recognitions at Mississippi State.
MBA program at MSU now in USN&WR Top 100 (03/24/2014) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi State's Master of Business Administration programs, both on-campus and online, now are listed among the Top 100 in the latest U.S. News and World Report rankings.
MSU guest discussed role of pesticides (03/21/2014)
How to feed the world's growing population is a continuing challenge for agricultural researchers and producers, and one expert who spoke Thursday at Mississippi State University said pesticides are essential for meeting that challenge.
Gatsby Gala to feature 1920s fashion, music, dance (03/21/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
Ragtime beats will pulse through the library, dotted with flappers dancing the 1920s Charleston. Models will flaunt drop waist skirts, close-fitting headpieces and elaborate jewelry.
'Soul surfer' Bethany Hamilton to visit April 2 (03/21/2014) Writer: Allison Matthews
A young Hawaiian who lost her left arm from a violent shark attack but recovered and realized her dream of becoming a professional surfer will speak at Mississippi State early next month.
MSU earns national stewardship recognition (03/21/2014) Writer: Susan Collins-Smith
Mississippi State University and its leaders earned national recognition recently for promoting and maintaining healthy trees and inspiring faculty, staff, students and community members to conserve.
The Mill at MSU sees official groundbreaking (03/20/2014) Writer: Jim Laird
Campus and community came together today [March 20] to celebrate the official groundbreaking of a $40-million economic development project in "Mississippi's College Town."
Marszalek to appear live on C-SPAN3 Saturday (03/20/2014) Writer: Allison Matthews
John F. Marszalek will be featured during a live appearance on C-SPAN3 this Saturday [March 22] starting at noon.
Education majors share science of golf with youth (03/20/2014) Writer: Allison Matthews
A team of Mississippi State students are helping bring some highly visual, hands-on education to the Mississippi Gulf Resort Golf Classic.
Summer visual arts introductory program announced (03/18/2014) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Mississippi State's art department is seeking creative upper-level high school students to participate in a summer camp titled "INvision."
Barefoot Wine founders to speak during Seal Series (03/17/2014) Writer: Allison Matthews
The founders of Barefoot Wine and authors of "The Barefoot Spirit: How Hardship, Hustle, and Heart Built America's #1 Wine Brand" will speak March 27 at Mississippi State.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Groundbreaking for The Mill set (03/17/2014) Writer: Checky Herrington
What: A community gathering to celebrate The Mill at Mississippi State University. The $40-milllion development features three main projects: transforming the landmark former cotton mill into a conference center and related office space, building an adjacent hotel, and developing mixed-use business parcels in the land around the university's former physical plant.
Centennial lecture celebrates 100 years of ag econ (03/14/2014) Writer: Karen Brasher
A leading environmental economist will be the featured speaker Thursday [March 20] as Mississippi State commemorates the centennial birthday of the agricultural economics department.
Marszalek Lecture Series hosts Civil War historian (03/14/2014) Writer: Meg Henderson
A retired Kansas history professor and former editor of the academic journal Civil War History will speak March 26 at Mississippi State.
Emison elected to College of Fellows for AICP (03/13/2014) Writer: Allison Matthews
Gerald A. "Jerry" Emison, a professor in Mississippi State's Department of Political Science and Public Administration, has been elected to the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Certified Planners.
Gilbert elected to ACAO Board of Directors (03/13/2014) Writer: Sid Salter
Mississippi State University Provost and Executive Vice President Jerome A. "Jerry" Gilbert has been elected to the inaugural board of directors of the Association of Chief Academic Officers.
NGI partners with Mexican researchers (03/12/2014) Writer: Jim Laird
A research consortium led by Mississippi State University has partnered with a group of institutions in Mexico to advance further the study of the Gulf of Mexico's ecosystem.
Registration for ACLP interest sessions now open (03/11/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
Appalachian Community Learning Project organizers are recruiting 12 new groups of volunteers to raise their communities' quality of life by improving economic outlooks and neighborhood assets.
Netflix star to be featured in late March (03/11/2014) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A transgender advocate now starring in the "Orange is the New Black" television series will speak March 27 at Mississippi State.
Civil War documentary preview set for March 17 (03/10/2014) Writer: Ben Nagel
Mississippi State University Libraries and the Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library will offer a special preview of the new PBS documentary series "Civil War: The Untold Story."
Mago named Fellow in international organization (03/10/2014) Writer: Erin Boozer
An endowed professor in the Bagley College of Engineering is receiving the highest membership honor from an international organization.
Women of Color Summit focuses on education (03/07/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
More than 550 women gathered at Mississippi State on Thursday and Friday [March 6 and 7] to participate in the university's 2014 Women of Color Summit: "Changing Lives: Destination Success."
MSU joins Generation Study Abroad initiative (03/07/2014) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi State is joining the Institute of International Education's Generation Study Abroad initiative that seeks to double the number of American students studying abroad by decade's end.
Well-known architect welcomed for Jackson event (03/07/2014) Writer: Christie McNeal
Internationally recognized New York architect Charles Renfro is the next guest for the Harrison Lecture Series of Mississippi State's School of Architecture.
Forum examines Mississippi's energy assets (03/06/2014) Writer: Jim Laird
The state of Mississippi is playing a pivotal role as traditional sources of energy get new, high-tech treatment, and the economic impact is expected to be significant here, as well as the nation as a whole.
Keith to serve as interim engineering dean (03/06/2014) Writer: Susan Lassetter
STARKVILLE, Miss.--A Mississippi State department head will serve as interim dean of the Bagley College of Engineering.
I-Day conference welcomes insurance professionals (03/06/2014) Writer: Emily Daniels
For the 27th year, Mississippi State's risk management and insurance academic program is sponsoring what has become one of the South's largest insurance conferences.
MSU administrator member of two national PR boards (03/05/2014) Writer: Allison Matthews
The head of Mississippi State's communication department now serves on two national boards dealing with public relations education.
Senators commemorate 100 years of Extension (03/05/2014)
Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, and Senator Thad Cochran (R-MS), Ranking Member of the Committee, today announced the introduction of a resolution commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Smith-Lever Act, which established the Cooperative Extension System, helping to connect the public to research occurring in the land-grant university system.
MSU hires full-time sign language interpreter (03/05/2014) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
A first full-time sign language interpreter at Mississippi State is beginning his duties with the university's Student Support Services office.
MSU hosts C-SPAN exhibit on 'American Presidents' (03/04/2014) Writer: Meg Henderson
A traveling C-SPAN exhibition titled "American Presidents: Life Portraits" is being co-sponsored at Mississippi State by the University Libraries and Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library.
Gulf Coast exhibit features works by Funderburk (03/04/2014) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Works of a veteran Mississippi State University art professor are on display through April 30 at the Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs.
Art department presents student juried exhibit (03/03/2014) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi State's art department in the College of Architecture, Art and Design will present the "42nd Student Juried Exhibition" March 4- 28 in the Department of Art Gallery at McComas Hall.
MSU research center to hold Oxford design seminar (03/03/2014) Writer: Christie McNeal
Mississippi State's Carl Small Town Center is holding a March 24 seminar in Oxford titled "Design for Public Officials."
'Invisible Girls' announced for Maroon Edition (03/03/2014) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Sarah Thebarge's "The Invisible Girls: A Memoir" is the 2014 Maroon Edition selection at Mississippi State.
Media Advisory: Symposium on carbon capture (03/03/2014) Writer: Sid Salter
The global impact of transformative technologies and markets for enhanced oil recovery (EOR) -- and Mississippi's leading role in EOR implementation -- will be the focus of a March 6 symposium hosted in Jackson, Miss., by Rice University and Mississippi State University.
Biographer digs into Grant collection for new book (02/28/2014) Writer: Meg Henderson
Not surprisingly, Pulitzer Prize winning author Ron Chernow is calling on the Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library at Mississippi State as he conducts extensive research for a forthcoming book.
Music Maker Productions presents Sidewalk Prophets (02/28/2014) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Sidewalk Prophets, a contemporary Christian group, will perform in concert March 5 at Mississippi State University.
'In the swing': Researchers study science of golf (02/28/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
From identifying the best golf clubs to improving individual swings, Mississippi State researchers are using science to make golfers' games better.
MSU hosts living legacy of courage, determination (02/27/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
As the African-American teens approached Little Rock Central High School in fall 1957, a mob protested the "Little Rock Nine" as they sought to defy segregation and become agents of change.
Keenum keynotes at world hunger conference (02/27/2014) Writer: Allison Matthews
STARKVILLE, Miss.--Mississippi State President Mark E. Keenum will serve as keynote speaker this week at a Universities Fighting World Hunger high level dialogue for key stakeholders who are pioneering solutions to one of the world's greatest challenges.
Herrington takes key marketing role at MSU (02/26/2014) Writer: Allison Matthews
Checky Herrington is a new member of Mississippi State's Office of Public Affairs, where he oversees marketing initiatives that support recruitment, growth and advancement goals.
Mississippi State Percussion Ensemble releases CD (02/25/2014) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
The Mississippi State University Percussion Ensemble recently released its debut CD, "Under a Southern Sky."
Alternate routes lead to teacher certification (02/25/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
Mississippi State offers three online alternate routes to teacher certification for prospective Magnolia State teachers who already hold bachelor's degrees.
Ragtime and Jazz Festival announced for March (02/24/2014) Writer: Sammy McDavid
The Gatsby Gala, a 1920s-inspired fashion show, kicks off the 2014 Charles Templeton Ragtime Jazz Festival at Mississippi State.
MSU recognized again for return on investment (02/24/2014) Writer: Harriet Laird
For the second time in a year, Mississippi State is ranked among top U.S. public universities for return on investment, making the BestValueSchools.com Southern U.S. Region listing at No. 11.
MSU named a top school for cybersecurity (02/24/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
Information-technology security professionals agree: Mississippi State University features one of the nation's best cybersecurity programs.
Mississippi State marks 136th year (02/24/2014) Writer: Amy Cagle
Mississippi State University will celebrate the 136th anniversary of its creation with a Friday, Feb. 28 birthday party given by the university's alumni association.
Students discuss importance of education (02/21/2014) Writer: Caron Blanton
Students from all eight public universities in Mississippi discuss the important role education plays in their own lives, the lives of the fellow students and the future of the state in a video recently posted.
Theatre MSU: "…And the Rain Came to Mayfield" (02/21/2014) Writer: Allison Matthews
Theatre MSU continues its 50th season with a production that is included as one of the university's Black History Month activities sponsored by African American Studies and the Holmes Cultural Diversity Center.
Sullivan named IHL Diversity Educator of the Year (02/20/2014) Writer: Allison Matthews
Rani Warsi Sullivan, a Mississippi State associate professor of aerospace engineering, today [Feb. 20] was named the 2014 Diversity Educator of the Year by the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning.
Autism clinic expands school psychology services (02/20/2014) Writer: Allison Matthews
Families with children who struggle with autism and other developmental disabilities have a new resource at Mississippi State University.
MSU students learn while teaching stocks to youth (02/20/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
Even before they graduate, many Mississippi State University technology teacher education students have an opportunity to provide special instruction in a complex subject.
Sen. Cochran talks with MSU ag division students (02/19/2014) Writer: Allison Matthews
The state's senior U.S senator was at Mississippi State Wednesday [Feb. 19] to participate in a roundtable discussion of U.S. farm policy with some of the university's top agriculture, forestry and veterinary medicine majors.
Collegiate Recovery Community sponsors guests (02/19/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
Mississippi State's Collegiate Recovery Community continues its efforts to encourage understanding and offer support with a free, public discussion led by a tight-knit family formerly of Starkville.
Dan Rather relates leadership principles at MSU (02/18/2014) Writer: Allison Matthews
Dan Rather related stories of some of the world's most influential leaders and shared his experiences as a reporter who landed his dream job during his talk at Mississippi State Tuesday [Feb. 18] evening.
The Neighbourhood to play Old Main Music Festival (02/18/2014) Writer: Amelia Treptow
Mississippi State's Student Association and the campus Music Maker Productions are bringing The Neighbourhood to perform for 2014 Old Main Music Festival.
Gallery seeks 'Vinyl Revival' submissions (02/18/2014) Writer: Allison Matthews
"Vinyl Revival," a collection of vinyl records "with a sense of style," goes on exhibit Feb. 28 at Mississippi State.
Interior lighting authority to speak at MSU (02/17/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
An internationally respected lighting engineer, experienced as an architect and an interior designer, will visit Mississippi State as part of the university's 2014 Interior Design Lecture Series.
Art gallery exhibit presents sculptures by alumna (02/17/2014) Writer: Amelia Treptow
The Colvard Student Union Art Gallery is presenting "Heady Mettle," an exhibit displaying the sculpted works of Mississippi State University alumna Laurie Burton.
'Little Rock Nine' member to speak at MSU (02/17/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
The national Black History Month observance continues at Mississippi State when one of the "Little Rock Nine" visits the university on Feb. 27.
Freedom Riders share experiences in library forum (02/14/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
Mississippi State University hosted a group of Freedom Riders who shared their experiences on Thursday [Feb. 13] to teach subsequent generations about the many heroes of the civil rights movement.
Poetry and song coming to life at MSU (02/14/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
Combining poetry with music, Mississippi State's William L. Giles Distinguished Professor Emerita of English will collaborate with the university's music department to offer new interpretations of E.E. Cummings and Robert Frost.
Art majors honored at state collegiate competition (02/14/2014) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi State art majors hold nine of 15 top honors given during the 2014 Mississippi Collegiate Art Competition.
Symphony orchestra to present final season concert (02/14/2014) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
The Starkville-Mississippi State University Symphony Orchestra will perform "German Greatness" during a March 1 concert at the city's First Baptist Church.
Hogan, Walters to be honored by state legislators (02/13/2014) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Student Association President Michael Hogan and Mississippi State mathematics instructor Kimberly "Kim" Walters are Mississippi State's 2014 HEADWAE student and faculty honorees.
Pa.-based dance ensemble makes return visit to MSU (02/13/2014) Writer: Sammy McDavid
The popular Koresh Dance Company makes a return visit to Mississippi State with a Lee Hall performance during the month's final week.
New MSU faculty art exhibit opens (02/13/2014) Writer: Christie McNeal
Creations by 19 faculty members in Mississippi State's College of Architecture, Art and Design are being featured at the university's Visual Arts Center Gallery.
New grant award funds environmental history study (02/12/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
History experts at Mississippi State University will play a critical role in a new $5 million National Science Foundation-funded study of South Carolina's Southeast Piedmont region.
MSU resumes normal operations at 5 p.m. on Feb. 12 (02/11/2014) Writer: Sid Salter
Mississippi State University, Starkville campus, will remain closed for campus operations until 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 12.
Honored architect Julie Eizenberg to speak Friday (02/10/2014) Writer: Christie McNeal
Architect Julie Eizenberg, representing the American Institute of Architects, speaks Friday [Feb. 14] at Mississippi State.
Campus speaker to discuss New Madrid activity (02/10/2014) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Golden Triangle residents might not know about the New Madrid Seismic Zone--and even those who do--may want to hear Greg Hempen's Friday [Feb. 14] address at Mississippi State.
S.M.A.R.T. shuttle system gains increase in riders (02/07/2014) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
During the first three days of the 2014 spring semester, buses of the new Starkville-Mississippi State University Area Rapid Transit carried a total of 15,250 riders.
MSU announces new foundation board members (02/07/2014) Writer: Amy Cagle
The Mississippi State University Foundation is announcing five new members of its 46-seat board of directors.
MSU's Cooley gets reporter's view of Olympics (02/07/2014) Writer: Allison Matthews
As the world turns its attention to Sochi, Russia for the 2014 Olympic winter games, a Mississippi State assistant professor of communication is getting a first-hand look from the sidelines as an Olympic News Service reporter.
Event to celebrate 100 years of MSU ag economics (02/07/2014) Writer: Karen Brasher
A leading environmental economist will be the featured speaker Thursday [Feb. 13] as Mississippi State commemorates the centennial birthday of the agricultural economics department.
Jeanson named OETT director at MSU (02/06/2014) Writer: Jim Laird
Josh Jeanson is the new director of the Office of Entrepreneurship and Technology Transfer at Mississippi State, effective Feb. 1.
MSU celebrates Arbor Day with tree planting (02/06/2014) Writer: Karen Brasher
Arbor Day, celebrated for more than 135 years as a special time set aside for tree planting, will be observed Feb. 14 at Mississippi State.
High school students attend MSU leadership event (02/06/2014) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
More than 75 high school juniors and seniors from around the region participated in the 14th annual Donald W. Zacharias Leadership Conference at Mississippi State.
Street named interim center director (02/05/2014) Writer: Jim Laird
The leader of a statewide research institute based at Mississippi State is stepping down.
Trailblazer in MSU history shares experiences (02/05/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
What Dr. Richard E. Holmes starts, he finishes.
Lyceum event to feature Shakespeare tragedy (02/05/2014) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Shakespeare's popular tragedy that plums the depths of jealously and rage launches the 2014 spring Lyceum Series at Mississippi State.
Suicide-prevention researcher explains mindset (02/04/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
By better understanding suicidal states of mind, friends and family may identify people at highest risk and help them, an internationally recognized suicide-prevention expert said Monday [Feb. 3] at Mississippi State University.
Research center at MSU helps power jobs initiative (02/04/2014) Writer: Jim Laird
A research center at Mississippi State University is working to help Mississippians find jobs that match their skills.
HCDC seeks to link local families with students (02/04/2014) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A Division of Student Affairs organization at Mississippi State is seeking host families for its Linking Internationals in the Community program.
Concert kicks off WMSV's 20th anniversary (02/04/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
Mississippi State's radio station WMSV-FM 91.1 begins its 20th anniversary celebration with a Paul Thorn concert at Rick's Café Americain on Saturday [Feb. 8].
Dan Rather to visit MSU for Global Lecture Series (02/03/2014) Writer: Sammy McDavid
One of the major names in U.S. television news history will speak Feb. 18 at Mississippi State.
MSU honors national alumnus, other alumni (02/03/2014) Writer: Amy Cagle
Mississippi State will recognize 1964 physical education graduate and Delta businessman Michael W. "Mike" Sanders of Cleveland as its national alumnus of the year during the Friday [Feb. 7] MSU Alumni Association 2014 awards banquet.
Rotary rodeo coming to Mississippi Horse Park (01/31/2014) Writer: Jennifer Brignac
The annual Rotary Classic Rodeo, a Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association event, is coming to the Mississippi Horse Park on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 7-8.
MSU welcomes 120-plus employers for Career Days (01/31/2014) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Mississippi State students--and alumni--will have the opportunity next week to shake hands and share resumes with employer representatives from around the country.
Public invited to Egyptian consul general's visit (01/31/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
The Consul General of Egypt will visit Mississippi State for a free, public lecture on Tuesday [Feb. 4].
Hip-hop performer to rap the science of biology (01/31/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
Award-winning Canadian performance artist Baba Brinkman teaches biology by rapping, and he will soon bring his musical classroom to Mississippi State University.
MSU capital campaign approaches $400 million (01/31/2014)
Mississippi State University's capital campaign continues at a steady pace. As calendar year 2014 began, more than $384 million had been raised toward our $600 million goal.
Berkeley National Lab officials to visit campus (01/30/2014) Writer: Jim Laird
Mississippi State will be host next month to officials from another of the world's leading research facilities.
MSU officials, Brown family honor Rhodes Scholar (01/29/2014) Writer: Allison Matthews
Campus administrators, faculty, friends and family members gathered Tuesday [Jan. 28] to honor Donald M. "Field" Brown, Mississippi State's recently named Rhodes Scholar.
Current library exhibit features 'Game of Change' (01/28/2014) Writer: Ben Nagel
A current exhibit in Mississippi State's Mitchell Memorial Library focuses on the "Game of Change" that occurred during the 1963 NCAA Mideast Regional Basketball Tournament.
Architecture class back from Va. exchange program (01/27/2014) Writer: Christie McNeal
Twelve School of Architecture majors at Mississippi State are back in their university classes after spending the fall semester at the Washington Alexandria Architecture Center in Alexandria, Va.
Crossler shares international honor for research (01/27/2014) Writer: Emily Daniels
A member of Mississippi State University's business faculty is receiving international recognition for research focusing on the increasing need for privacy protection in today's digital society.
Starkville-MSU Symphony Orchestra to give concert (01/24/2014) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
The Starkville-Mississippi State University Symphony Orchestra will perform "Haydn Highlights" during a Feb. 8 concert at the city's First Baptist Church.
Riley Center announces Spring/Summer series (01/24/2014)
Music lovers will not be disappointed by the MSU Riley Center's Spring/Summer Series, which is filled with hitmakers from a variety of genres (and decades), and guaranteed to deliver fantastic entertainment in a beautiful setting. The series kicks off Saturday, March 22, when singing/songwriting veteran (and veritable music royalty) Roseanne Cash comes to town, fresh off the debut of her latest album, "The River & the Thread."
Extreme cold has MSU officials taking precautions (01/23/2014) Writer: Harriet Laird
.--Officials at Mississippi State University are on "high alert" over the next week, taking every precaution against the continuing record low temperatures.
Wicker gets personal tour of Grant Library (01/23/2014) Writer: Allison Matthews
U.S. Senator Roger Wicker was at Mississippi State this week for a special tour of the university-based and nationally recognized Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library.
Holmes to discuss his experiences at MSU (01/23/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
When Mississippi State admitted its first African-American student in July 1965, no riots or demonstrations erupted as occured on a number of Southern campuses. Instead, approximately 200 whites simply watched as the young man began pursuing his education.
Webb to give recital of music Sunday (01/23/2014) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Tenor and Mississippi State music faculty member Adam Webb gives a campus recital Sunday [Jan. 26] featuring music by Benjamin Britten, Francis Poulenc and Tom Cipullo.
Suicide-prevention expert to speak at MSU (01/22/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
An international authority in suicide-prevention research will visit Mississippi State in early February to share prevention strategies and increase understanding.
Excellence in Teaching Program recruiting for 2014 (01/22/2014) Writer: Harriet Laird
Mississippi State University currently is seeking "the best and brightest" for its fall 2014 class of Mississippi Excellence in Teaching Program Fellows.
'Created Equal' to be screened at MSU Libraries (01/21/2014) Writer: Ben Nagel
Mississippi State University Libraries and the campus African American Studies program is announcing a series of film screenings, scholarly presentations and discussion forums on the history of civil rights in America.
Students gathering this week at MSU for honor band (01/21/2014) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
More than 200 high school musicians from throughout the region will participate Thursday-Saturday [Jan. 23-25] in the 62nd annual Mississippi State University Honor Band Clinic.
'Inspiring' program works to increase STEM study (01/21/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
Mississippi State earth and space scientists-in-training are collaborating with middle and high school teachers, teaching local students and learning how to communicate complicated concepts.
Tillman Military Scholarship applicants sought (01/21/2014) Writer: Amy Cagle
Mississippi State University is again proud to support the Pat Tillman Foundation by seeking applicants for the Tillman Military Scholarships.
MSU Rhodes Scholar praises MLK at unity breakfast (01/20/2014) Writer: Harriet Laird
Calling it "one of the most important holidays in American history," Mississippi State's 2014 Rhodes Scholar said Monday's annual national celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday is "a testament to the progress America has made" in race relations.
MSU student competes on TBS 'King of the Nerds' (01/17/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
Mississippi State senior Mary Kate Smith of Madison is one of 11 self-proclaimed nerds competing to become the next "King of the Nerds" on the TBS network reality show.
French named interim director of Stennis Institute (01/17/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
Replacing W. Martin "Marty" Wiseman as director of Mississippi State's John C. Stennis Institute of Government and Community Development might be a near-impossible challenge.
Philosophy professor surveys political genealogy (01/17/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
A Mississippi State professor's new book on political genealogy offers useful insights for geographers, historians, sociologists, and political scientists, as well as philosophers.
Pulitzer Prize-winner Butler coming to MSU (01/15/2014) Writer: Sammy McDavid
The winner of a Pulitzer Prize and Guggenheim Fellowship who teaches creative writing in Florida will read from his works Feb. 4 at Mississippi State.
Mississippi State named top recycling institution (01/14/2014) Writer: Allison Matthews
Officials from the Mississippi Recycling Coalition were at Mississippi State Tuesday [Jan. 14] to present the university with the "Educational Institution Recycler of the Year" award.
King earns engineering profession recognition (01/14/2014) Writer: Erin Boozer
A longtime Mississippi State engineering administrator is receiving the highest membership honor of a leading international organization.
MSU Rhodes Scholar to deliver speech at MLK event (01/13/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
Character, commitment and leadership defined Martin Luther King Jr. as a civil rights trailblazer, and Mississippi State's 2014 MLK Jr. Unity Breakfast will feature a student recognized for demonstrating those same qualities.
CHASES advances partnerships, supports research (01/10/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
Mississippi State historians continue working with university scientists and librarians, as well as national authorities, to preserve histories of the South's agriculture, science, technology, and environment.
Status improves on MSU residence hall damage (01/08/2014) Writer: Sid Salter
One day after frozen pipes caused by record cold temperatures produced substantial water damage to at least three Mississippi State University residence halls, university officials said the damage was less extensive than originally feared.
MSU broadens research ties with United Nations FAO (01/08/2014) Writer: Sid Salter
During meetings this week in Rome, Mississippi State University officials formally broadened a 2010 agreement to work together with the United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on initiatives to address world hunger and poverty.
Distance education programs, students increasing (01/08/2014) Writer: Leah Barbour
As the campus undergraduate population at Mississippi State continues growing, so too are the numbers of students pursuing online bachelor's degrees.
Residence halls damaged by record cold temps (01/07/2014) Writer: Sid Salter
Record cold temperatures produced by the arctic cold front that descended on Mississippi earlier this week also produced substantial water damage to at least three Mississippi State University residence halls, university officials confirmed late Tuesday afternoon.
Marszalek to speak at New York Historical Society (01/03/2014) Writer: Allison Matthews
A Giles Distinguished Professor Emeritus at Mississippi State will be making multiple speaking appearances this spring at the New York Historical Society.
Leadership program announces spring 2014 fellows (01/03/2014) Writer: Morgan Tubbs
Mississippi Stateʼs G. V. "Sonny" Montgomery Leadership Program recently named 45 spring 2014 fellows.