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Music Professor Robert Damm (from left) and Computer Science Associate Professor Ed Swan lead the Parade of Flags to kick off last Saturday's International Fiesta on the Drill Field. Megan Bean | University Relations

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Carl Small Town Center wins national award
The Carl Small Town Center's efforts to help revitalize a historic African American neighborhood in Greenwood is being recognized by the American Planning Association. During the APA's National Planning Conference April 12, CSTC director John Poros and assistant director Leah Kemp will accept the group's Outstanding Student Project award for the center's Baptist Town project.
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MSU No. 15 on Top 100 Social Media Colleges list
StudentAdvisor.com has ranked Mississippi State No. 15 on its national list of Top 100 Social Media Colleges.
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Library debuts new Salter web page, blog
Last week, University Libraries at Mississippi State announced the launch of a web page and blog by new journalist-in-residence Sid Salter. The page includes his twice-weekly newspaper columns, while his blog covers a variety of topics.
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Groupware authority to share creativity 'spark'
A nationally recognized authority on the application of computer information systems to help people involved in a common task achieve their goals will speak Friday at Mississippi State.
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DISPATCH: Oxford's loss is Starkville's gain
Starkville is "Mississippi's college town." That was the identity and marketing strategy put forth by the visiting Mississippi Main Street Association charrette team last week, The Dispatch reports.
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DAILY NEWS: Dan and Megan Mullen named Starkville's Man and Woman of the Year
Starkville Daily News readers have named Dan and Megan Mullen 2011 Man and Woman of the Year in the newspaper's annual readership poll.
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LEDGER: Jim Ellis ready for his turn at mic
The Clarion-Ledger profiled Mississippi State's Jim Ellis over the weekend as he prepares to step into the No. 1 spot on Bulldog football and basketball broadcasts.
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This Week in Mississippi State Sports, 04/04/11
Men's Golf opens play in the Reunion Intercollegiate Monday... Baseball travels to Trustmark Park on Tuesday for a 6:30 p.m. game with Southern Miss, and then opens a weekend series with Florida on Friday at 6:30 p.m.... Softball faces Southern Miss on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in the M&F Bank Fastpitch Classic in Madison, and will host Auburn for a Super Bulldog Weekend series beginning Friday at 5 p.m.... Women's Tennis hosts Auburn at 3 p.m. on Friday, and then Alabama on Sunday at 1 p.m.... Football plays the annual Maroon/White Spring Game Saturday at 5 p.m.... Track & Field heads west on Wednesday for the Texas Relays.
University to honor outstanding women Tuesday
Mississippi State is honoring eight university and community women for contributions to the land-grant institution. During a public reception Tuesday, the President's Commission on the Status of Women formally introduces its 2011 Outstanding Women Award winners and recognizes the nominees.
Top-ticket state candidates' forum Wednesday
Mississippi State's Student Association and the university's Stennis-Montgomery Association will sponsor a campus forum for seven candidates in the state governor's race and two in the lieutenant governor's race on Wednesday.
Super Bulldog Weekend kicks off Thursday
What has become an annual spring homecoming and a chance for Bulldog fans, family and alumni to come together, Super Bulldog Weekend presented by Regions will again feature a host of events on the Mississippi State campus this Thursday through Sunday.
New business dean assumes duties in July
The new dean of Mississippi State University's College of Business will begin her role July 16, pending formal approval of the Board of Trustees, State Institutions of Higher Learning.
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