• Arbor Day celebration and tree planting coming up Friday
    The Campus Tree Advisory Committee at Mississippi State will hold an Arbor Day celebration on Friday [Feb. 12] at 1:30 p.m. in the area between Magruder Hall and Harned Hall. The event is free and open to all. Several trees will be planted during the celebration, including autumn blaze maple, American sycamore and burr oaks.
    February 8, 2016
  • Gatsby Gala, Templeton Ragtime and Jazz Festival set for March 31-April 2
    For the tenth consecutive year, The Charles H. Templeton Ragtime and Jazz Festival is bringing the spirit of the late 19th and early 20th centuries to Mississippi State University’s Mitchell Memorial Library [March 31-April 2].
    February 5, 2016
  • Apply today: Grant program encourages new ideas for improving undergrad teaching
    The Center for Teaching and Learning at Mississippi State is accepting proposals for the 2016 Ottilie Schillig Special Teaching Projects Program. This program provides financial support to encourage new ideas for improving undergraduate teaching. Individuals who hold academic status as instructor, assistant professor, associate professor or professor at MSU are eligible to receive funds through this program.
    February 5, 2016
  • Deavenports’ $3M gift moves MSU capital campaign past goal
    A new $3 million gift from Earnest W. “Earnie” Deavenport Jr. and his wife, Mary Ann, of Kiawah Island, S.C., will support student scholarships at Mississippi State University through the ongoing Infinite Impact campaign.
    February 5, 2016
  • ‘Cargo for Conservation: Impacts of the Illegal Wildlife Trade’ exhibit opens Feb. 9 at MSU
    Poster and photographic creations by students from Mississippi State’s College of Architecture, Art and Design will be on display Feb. 9-12 from 8-11 a.m. in the university’s McComas Hall Art Gallery. Free to all, the “Cargo for Conservation: Impacts of the Illegal Wildlife Trade” exhibit focuses on the illegal wildlife trade and destruction of animals for human pleasure.
    February 5, 2016
  • Registration underway for Maroon Institute for Writing Excellence
    The Maroon & Write QEP Office at Mississippi State will offer the Maroon Institute for Writing Excellence (MIWE) in May. The MIWE is designed to introduce writing-to-learn strategies for use in the classroom. The MIWE is open to all full-time faculty members at the rank of instructor or above who are scheduled to teach undergraduate courses during the 2016-2017 academic year. Applications must be received by March 25.
    February 5, 2016
  • SSO to present ‘Fauré’s Finest’ concert next month
    The Starkville-Mississippi State University Symphony Orchestra will present a “Fauré’s Finest” concert Saturday [Feb. 27] in historic Lee Hall’s Bettersworth Auditorium.
    February 5, 2016
  • Registration underway for new online instructional technology graduate degree
    Beginning this summer, a longstanding Mississippi State master’s degree program will be available online for the first time.
    February 5, 2016
  • Op-Ed: Inspiring the Next Generation of Engineers and Scientists Through Sports
    Al Williams, president of Chevron Pipe Line Company and a former Mississippi State football player, writes about how technology has changed the game of football from equipment, helmets and huddles, to referee reviews and playback options. Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) is at work in our lives, both on and off the football field, he says.
    February 4, 2016
  • MSU faculty member among international publication’s ‘25 Best’ in fine art
    A longtime faculty member in Mississippi State’s College of Architecture, Art and Design again is receiving recognition from a major art and design publication.
    February 4, 2016
  • MSU Darwin Week events promote biodiversity on Earth
    Mississippi State’s fourth annual Darwin Week celebration begins at noon Saturday [Feb. 6] with the ever-popular “Survival of the Fittest” Dodgeball Tournament at the university’s Joe Frank Sanderson Center.
    February 4, 2016
  • Center for Continuing Education offering variety of enrichment classes
    Spring is the perfect time to try something new with the Center for Continuing Education's spring personal enrichment classes at Mississippi State. Classes being offered this spring include Advanced Sign Language, Baskets and Buckets: Spring Floral Arranging, Be My Valentine — Guy Style, Beginner Quilting, Keep it Simple: An Introduction to Investing, Home Brewing and Beer Appreciation, Introduction to Sign Language, Paint Your Own Piece: Furniture Refurnishing, Personal Safety & Defense, and Wine Appreciation.
    February 4, 2016
  • MSU music department presents ‘Shakespeare in Song’
    Mississippi State’s Department of Music will present “Shakespeare in Song” at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday [Feb. 9] in the Robert and Freda Harrison Auditorium of the university’s Giles Architecture Building.
    February 4, 2016
  • Undergrads invited to compete in 3rd-annual MLK Jr. speech contest
    The African American Studies program at Mississippi State is partnering with the MSU Speech and Debate Team to host the third-annual Martin Luther King Jr. Oratorical Contest on Feb. 29 at 5:30 p.m. in McCool Hall's Taylor Auditorium. The contest is for undergraduate students from all majors to prepare and deliver original speeches that focus on an aspect of King's life and legacy. All applications are due by Feb. 12.
    February 3, 2016
  • South American student honored with prestigious MSU assistantship
    Lucas X. Franca, a Mississippi State doctoral student from Brazil, is receiving the university’s Will D. Carpenter Distinguished Field Scientist Graduate Assistantship.
    February 3, 2016