• McComas exhibit featuring ‘outsider art’ from Jackson collection
    Artworks by the co-author of Mississippi State’s 2015 Maroon Edition book selection—as well as others by self-taught artists—are on display at the university.
    August 28, 2015
  • The Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway can be gateway to global economy
    The Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway is an engine for economic development with great potential for future growth, said Domenico “Mimmo” Parisi, executive director of the National Strategic Planning and Analysis Research Center, or NSPARC, a research unit of Mississippi State University.
    August 28, 2015
  • MSU President: ‘Safety of our Students is Paramount’
    At a late-morning press conference today, Mississippi State President Mark E. Keenum praised campus and local law enforcement for their “swift response” in apprehending a student who made threats to harm himself and others.
    August 27, 2015
  • Mississippi State to host FAA public meeting
    Mississippi’s flagship research university will host a public meeting next month featuring regulators, scientists and industry representatives who are working together to integrate unmanned aircraft safely into the nation’s airspace.
    August 26, 2015
  • Famous Maroon Band begins 113th year, announces drum majors
    With annual band camp concluded, Mississippi State’s 330-member Famous Maroon Band is turning its attention to fine-tuning routines for the 2015-16 school year.
    August 26, 2015
  • Christine Jackson named MSU assistant athletic director of academics
    Christine Jackson, the director of student services at the University of Louisville since 2012, has been named Mississippi State’s new assistant athletic director of academics, Director of Athletics Scott Stricklin announced on Tuesday.
    August 25, 2015
  • MSU researcher Varco named new Triplett Chair holder
    An award-winning Mississippi State researcher is receiving another campus recognition. Professor Jac Varco has been selected for the Dr. Glover B. and Imogene C. Triplett Endowed Chair in Agronomy.
    August 25, 2015
  • Empowerment Dinner at MSU to honor six leaders
    Mississippi State University will recognize six distinguished professionals Thursday [Aug. 27] during an Empowerment Dinner at the new Mill at MSU Conference Center.
    August 25, 2015
  • Startups look to ‘next level’ at MaroonXpo
    Five technology startups are seeking $750,000 in combined seed money being made available through a Mississippi State-sponsored entrepreneurship program. Organized by the College of Business’ Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, the recently concluded 10-week MaroonX Accelerator pilot program involved the startup teams—each with at least one Mississippi State student—that had researched and developed product concepts to a point they could be pitched to investors.
    August 24, 2015
  • MSU faculty research featured in Science magazine
    A Mississippi State University assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering is the lead author on a letter published last week [Aug. 21] in Science magazine.
    August 24, 2015

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