News Article Archive
2015 Press Releases:
Tenth MVNU2MSU event coming Aug. 8 (07/28/2015) Writer: Zack Plair
When more than 4,000 students arrive at Mississippi State University to move into campus housing for the fall semester, help will be there waiting.
Business startup gets large investment, office space (07/27/2015) Writer: Zack Plair
A startup business created by a Mississippi State student team plans to use a record-setting private investment and its first formal office space to develop an even more sophisticated product.
MSU senior lands internship with Tesla (07/27/2015) Writer: Zack Plair
Hagan Walker is living his California dream. The Columbus native and senior electrical engineering major at Mississippi State University is spending his summer as an intern with Tesla Motors in Palo Alto. He is the first Magnolia State resident to land an internship with Tesla, and he said his experiences so far have broadened his horizons.
Cunetto honored with 2015 Cochran theatre award (07/24/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
A longtime library administrator at Mississippi State is being honored for his dedication and service to arts education in the Magnolia State.
High school women at MSU for leadership conference (07/22/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Nearly 30 rising high school juniors and seniors from Mississippi, Alabama, Michigan, Missouri and Tennessee are at Mississippi State this week for the university's second Women Empowered Leadership Conference.
MSU Summer Scholars present 'In A Bind' this week (07/22/2015) Writer: Zack Plair
A popular annual summer camp and entertainment program at Mississippi State this year involves the largest cast in its more than 30-year history.
Richard Blackbourn named to national dean's list (07/21/2015) Writer: Paige Watson
The leader of Mississippi State's College of Education is ranked among the 30 most influential deans of education in the United States.
Energy savings project sees success at MSU (07/20/2015) Writer: Zack Plair
Mississippi State is realizing savings just six months after completing a major lighting retrofit project.
Registration open for fall pre-college piano lessons (07/17/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
For the fifth consecutive year, Mississippi State's music department is offering non-credit piano lessons to students in the Golden Triangle community.
Carl Small Town Center receives grant for Marks project (07/16/2015) Writer: Zack Plair
The Carl Small Town Center at Mississippi State is receiving a $25,000 National Endowment of the Arts grant to develop a cultural master plan for a North Delta community.
MSU Riley Center announces fall/winter series (07/15/2015)
Singing legends and fresh young talents, theatrical productions that delight children and intrigue adults, and an athletic, creative contemporary dance company will entertain Meridian as part of the MSU Riley Center's Fall/Winter Series.
Book by retired professor explores mechanical theory (07/15/2015) Writer: Zack Plair
In 2014, the story of celebrated British physicist Stephen Hawking was told in the biopic "The Theory of Everything."
MSU symposium to highlight future of energy storage (07/15/2015) Writer: Zack Plair
Mississippi State officials say the university is positioned to help shape the future of energy storage in the Southeast region.
MSU observes 50th anniversary of Holmes admission (07/14/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Sunday, July 19, marks the 50th anniversary of one of the most important milestones in Mississippi State history when Dr. Richard E. Holmes became the first African American student to enroll at the university.
Partners in prevention coalition gains training at MSU (07/14/2015) Writer: Allison Matthews
A coalition of higher education members from across the state are at Mississippi State this week for training to help address major health challenges for college students.
Fulbright Scholars to enjoy Southern culture at MSU (07/13/2015) Writer: Zack Plair
Mississippi State's English Language Institute soon will be providing Southern flavor to a program that helps international graduate students prepare for American college life.
Leadership program taps MSU faculty dozen (07/13/2015) Writer: Jim Laird
A dozen Mississippi State faculty members are new selections for the competitive 2015-2016 Fred Tom Mitchell Faculty Leadership Program.
Alumni parties send off new MSU students (07/10/2015) Writer: Amy Cagle
Mississippi State alumni chapters around the country will continue a decade-long tradition of late-summer send-off parties for local students attending the university for the first time.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Statement by Dr. Mark E. Keenum (07/09/2015) Writer: Sid Salter
"Flags should unite us and bring us together, not divide us."
'Better Together' honored nationally for local efforts (07/09/2015) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A Mississippi State student interfaith effort is receiving a national award for social activities involving the university, Starkville and Oktibbeha County communities.
MSU student, alumni receive honor society awards (07/09/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
One current student and two Mississippi State graduates are selections for 2015 Love of Learning recognitions by Phi Kappa Phi.
MSU alumni leaders assume national posts (07/08/2015) Writer: Amy Cagle
As the Mississippi State University Alumni Association marks 130 years of service, new leaders of the national board of directors are beginning two-year terms.
'Hail State!': Spirit groups represent MSU with pride (07/08/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Whether performing at home football and basketball games or attending alumni functions and birthday parties, Mississippi State's Spirit Groups work hard to ensure that Bulldogs of all ages have the best fan experience possible.
Multiple CMA award winner to perform at MSU (07/08/2015) Writer: Paige Watson
Mac McAnally, seven-time Country Music Association musician of the year, will perform Sept. 10 at Mississippi State.
Career Center program earns national award (07/07/2015) Writer: Zack Plair
The national Cooperative Education and Internship Association is recognizing Mississippi State's Career Center with its 2015 University Best Practice Award.
IHL grant to MSU-Meridian helping more local teachers (07/06/2015) Writer: Lisa Sollie
Two dozen Meridian Public School District teachers are learning new ways to encourage students in grades 6-12 to develop better critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
Students build, donate dog houses to animal rescue (07/02/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Dog houses custom-built by six Mississippi State building construction science majors now are benefiting a Starkville animal rescue.
MSU-CVM names McLaughlin associate dean (07/01/2015) Writer: Karen Templeton
Dr. Ron McLaughlin has been named the new associate dean for administration of the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine.
Engineering, physics grad receives prestigious honor (07/01/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
A Mississippi State graduate from Nepal recently received major recognition from the managing and operating contractor of a world-leading physics research facility funded by the U.S. Department of Energy.
MSU professor to lead national beef organization (06/29/2015) Writer: Vanessa Beeson
A Mississippi State University professor is the new executive director of the Beef Improvement Federation.
MSU dairy gets upgrade; place cheese orders early (06/29/2015) Writer: Vanessa Beeson
Recent upgrades to the Custer Dairy Processing Plant at Mississippi State University are helping ensure the next generation of Bulldogs can enjoy the same quality which MSU cheese connoisseurs have come to appreciate and expect.
Maroon Institute announces 2015 graduates (06/29/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Fourteen Mississippi State faculty members are new graduates of the university's Maroon Institute for Writing Excellence program.
Gathings named to new interim AVP role at MSU (06/25/2015) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi State has appointed a new interim assistant vice president for multicultural affairs to oversee and expand the university's longstanding efforts in cultivating a diverse and inclusive campus community.
MSU, Japanese university sign MOU (06/24/2015) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi State University and a major Japanese university are coming together to enhance educational and research opportunities, as well as the experiences of their respective students and faculty.
APLU recognizes MSU for innovation, economic development (06/24/2015) Writer: Jim Laird
A new designation from a national organization further affirms the unique role Mississippi's flagship research university plays in economic development throughout the state and beyond.
Statement from MSU on state flag issue (06/23/2015) Writer: Sid Salter
"Like all people of good will, Mississippi State University abhors the senseless violence that was visited on the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, and we grieve with the families of the victims."
Acclaimed wildlife scientist to lead MSU department (06/23/2015) Writer: Karen Brasher
Andrew J. Kouba, director of conservation and research at the Memphis Zoo, is the new head of the Mississippi State University Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture.
Recent grads travel to underwater robotics competition (06/23/2015) Writer: Allison Matthews
Four new electrical and computer engineering alumni from Mississippi State University are traveling this week to Canada to become the first Bulldogs to participate in an international underwater robotics competition sponsored by the Marine Advanced Technology Education Center.
MSU, major United Kingdom university extend partnership (06/23/2015) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi State University is partnering with a major leader of higher education in Wales to pursue joint research projects, faculty exchanges and study abroad opportunities for students.
Summit launches next chapter in MSU-led UAS project (06/23/2015) Writer: Jim Laird
A Mississippi State-led consortium and the Federal Aviation Administration are moving forward with groundbreaking work to integrate unmanned aircraft into the national airspace after a successful kickoff summit in the nation's capital.
MSU designated geospatial center of academic excellence (06/23/2015) Writer: Jim Laird
Federal officials have affirmed Mississippi's flagship research university as one of the nation's leading institutions for geospatial sciences instruction and research.
Kids Count releases pre-kindergarten screening study (06/22/2015)
Just over half (52 percent) of Mississippi four year olds receiving developmental screenings as part of a newly-released study of children enrolled in the state's pre-kindergarten programs were considered developmentally ready for their kindergarten year. Nearly one quarter (24 percent) of children were in need of further evaluation by a health care professional, and another quarter (24 percent) were in need of "monitoring" for the possibility of more assessments.
Communication department announces DeFore Scholars (06/19/2015)
Three Mississippi State seniors from the Magnolia State and one from the Peach State are receiving 2015 summer communication intern scholarships.
MSU, local heritage museum receive EPA honor (06/19/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Mississippi State University is the 2015 neighborhood/community-level recipient of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 4's Rain Catcher Award for its role in implementing the Oktibbeha County Heritage Museum's rain garden program.
Kroger Co. donates $50,000 to MSU food camp (06/18/2015) Writer: Karen Brasher
A gift from The Kroger Co. is funding scholarships for the Fun with Food Camp at Mississippi State University.
Public school teachers complete MSU training institute (06/18/2015) Writer: Paige Watson
Representing Louisville and West Point school districts, 20 teachers are at Mississippi State this month to learn the latest methods for engaging students.
Book by MSU educators addresses communication issues (06/17/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Three Mississippi State faculty members are authors of a new book on ways to improve personal communication skills.
MSU recognizes newest Preparing Future Faculty grads (06/16/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Fifteen Mississippi State doctoral students are recent graduates of the university's Preparing Future Faculty program.
3D printer enhances VSC technology, abilities (06/16/2015) Writer: Nathan Gregory
Veterinarians at the Mississippi State University Veterinary Specialty Center (VSC) are using 3-D printer technology to make models of spinal and skull injuries that help them develop better treatments for their animal patients.
Center for Distance Education earns national awards (06/16/2015) Writer: Georgia Clarke
Mississippi State University's Center for Distance Education recently was recognized for the branding awareness of the center's current Distance@STATE campaign.
Registration open for Men and Women of Color Summit (06/15/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Mississippi State's Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion is encouraging interested members of the campus and surrounding communities to begin registering for the 2015 Men and Women of Color Summit.
MSU public information offices win state PR honors (06/15/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Two public information departments at Mississippi State are among university units receiving high honors from the College Public Relations Association of Mississippi.
Four-legged patients to benefit from imaging grant (06/15/2015) Writer: Karen Templeton
Animal imaging at Mississippi State's College of Veterinary Medicine is helping advance pet health, and a new grant should take the technology even further.
Berkery to lead MSU annual giving program (06/15/2015) Writer: Amy Cagle
Starkville native Jana Berkery is the new director of Mississippi State's annual giving program.
Girls State awards more than $45,000 in scholarships (06/12/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Following a week at Mississippi State, Girls State participants from around the Magnolia State are returning to their hometowns with a better understanding and appreciation for the U.S. governmental and electoral processes.
Kinseys share vision for 'African American Treasures' (06/12/2015) Writer: Allison Matthews
Selections from a nationally prominent California-based collection of African American art and related historical documents begin their final week on exhibit at Mississippi State.
Millea serves as interim dean for MSU-Meridian (06/12/2015) Writer: Harriet Laird
A 17-year faculty member at Mississippi State University has been named interim administrative dean for the institution's Meridian Campus.
DAWGs enhance sponsored-project administration (06/12/2015) Writer: Jim Laird
Thirteen Mississippi State staff members are graduates of the third-annual professional development program offered by the university's Office of Sponsored Programs Administration.
MSU, Alaska Fairbanks sign UAS agreement (06/11/2015) Writer: Jim Laird
Mississippi's flagship research university and the nation's northernmost land-, sea- and space-grant institution are now working together to advance development of unmanned aircraft solutions for the oil and gas industry.
Girls State delegates elect 2015 officers (06/11/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Nearly 300 delegates from around the Magnolia State are participating in the Mississippi American Legion Auxiliary Girls State program this week at Mississippi State University. The young women have elected eight of their peers to serve as top government officials for the remainder of the week's activities.
Grant Library joins online presidential library program (06/10/2015) Writer: Georgia Clarke
The Ulysses S. Grant Library at Mississippi State University's Mitchell Memorial Library now is part of the Connecting Presidential Collections project.
Inquiry-based science in focus for teachers at MSU (06/10/2015) Writer: Jim Laird
Thanks to funding from the National Science Foundation, 18 middle and high school science teachers from the Golden Triangle are at Mississippi State this week for the Creative Science Through Inquiry (CSI: Mississippi) workshop -- a major education initiative of the Mississippi Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research.
National Science Foundation honors six MSU scholars (06/09/2015) Writer: Leah Barbour
Six Mississippi State students are being recognized by the National Science Foundation's 2015 Graduate Research Fellowship Program.
MSU-Meridian recognizes Riley scholars (06/09/2015) Writer: Addie Mayfield
Mississippi State University's Meridian Campus is honoring the inaugural class of Riley Scholars.
Students gathering this week at MSU for Girls State (06/08/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Mississippi State is welcoming nearly 300 rising high school senior girls from across the Magnolia State for a weeklong program on state and local government and U.S. electoral processes.
Officials laud MSU's leadership of national UAS center (06/05/2015) Writer: Jim Laird
A celebratory press conference at the state's flagship research university had a decidedly Mississippi flavor Friday morning [June 5].
MSU announces 2015-16 Lyceum Series lineup (06/04/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
A Sept. 3 concert by American musician and singer-songwriter ZZ Ward will kick off Mississippi State's 2015-16 Lyceum Series season.
Starkville Civitan Club gives support for autism clinic (06/04/2015) Writer: Paige Watson
The Starkville Civitan Club is donating $1,500 to the Autism and Developmental Disabilities Clinic at Mississippi State.
Brenner serving as policy fellow for Sen. Cochran (06/02/2015) Writer: Paige Watson
A College of Education administrator at Mississippi State is beginning work as an education policy fellow for U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran.
Craven takes reins at WMSV as interim station manager (06/02/2015) Writer: Allison Matthews
The news and public affairs director at WMSV Radio, 91.1 FM is taking responsibilities as interim manager.
MSU Libraries to host 'A Conversation with the Kinseys' (06/02/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Owners of one of the world's largest private collections of African-American art, artifacts, documents and manuscripts will return to Mississippi State for a special June 11 presentation.
First female VP for Student Affairs named at MSU (06/01/2015) Writer: Harriet Laird
Mississippi State University has selected Regina Y. Hyatt as its next vice president for student affairs, the first woman to serve in this role at the 137-year-old land grant institution.
Boys Staters learn leadership from American Legion (05/30/2015)
Broderick Elam of Carroll County, (from left) A'kkevious Robinson of Montgomery County, American Legion Department Commander of Mississippi Ronald Bennett, D.J. Bilsky of Montgomery County and Connor Stephens of Carroll County enjoy a visit during the Mississippi American Legion Boys State program on MSU's campus this week.
Boys State wraps up with $35,000 in scholarships (05/30/2015) Writer: Allison Matthews
More than 370 rising high school seniors are headed home from a week at Mississippi State University with new leadership skills and confidence, but many of those boys also are leaving with substantial scholarship awards.
Hwy. Patrolman tells Boys Staters about life and death (05/30/2015) Writer: Allison Matthews
At the conclusion of a week of leadership activities, more than 370 rising high school seniors heard from a Mississippi Highway Patrolman about how their driving decisions can change life in an instant.
Keith officially named dean of Bagley College (05/29/2015)
Student photos included in international publication (05/29/2015) Writer: Christie McNeal
Four students from Mississippi State University's art department are finalists in "Photographer's Forum" magazine's 35th annual Best of College and High School Photography Contest.
Keenum elected vice president of the SEC (05/29/2015) Writer: Sid Salter
Mississippi State University President Mark E. Keenum has been elected vice president of the Southeastern Conference (SEC) by his fellow presidents/chancellors. The action was taken Friday at the SEC's summer meeting in Destin, Florida.
Boys State delegates elect 2015 officers (05/28/2015) Writer: Allison Matthews
More than 370 delegates from around the Magnolia State are participating in the Mississippi American Legion Boys State program this week at Mississippi State University. The young men have elected eight of their peers to serve as top government officials for the remainder of the week's activities.
Boeing selects Mississippi State for research center (05/28/2015) Writer: Jim Laird
One of the world's leading aerospace companies has selected Mississippi's flagship research university to host its Stitched Resin Infused Composite Research Center.
Foundation announces new student ambassadors (05/28/2015) Writer: Amy Cagle
A number of students from throughout Mississippi, as well as from Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Tennessee and as far as Cameroon and Italy, are ambassadors of the Mississippi State University Foundation for 2015.
Yang shares words of wisdom with Boys Staters (05/28/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
"Seize this opportunity" is the advice that Major Andrew Yang shared with more than 370 Boys State delegates Thursday [May 28] at Mississippi State University.
Ryan receives Dean of Students Award of Excellence (05/28/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
In recognition of his contributions to student well-being, Mississippi State's associate provost for academic affairs is receiving the Dean of Students Award of Excellence.
Don Buffum receives Excellence in Government Award (05/27/2015) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi State University's director of procurement and contracts is being recognized today [May 27] by Gov. Phil Bryant for dedicated public service with excellence, innovation and integrity in his areas of expertise.
MSU, Loyola students present 'Exchange' exhibition (05/26/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Works of more than 30 current and just-graduated fine arts majors at Mississippi State University are on display through September in New Orleans.
Graphic design students bring home multiple awards (05/22/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Works by two recent graduates and four Mississippi State senior art majors specializing in graphic design received numerous awards--including Best in Show--at The 2015 Southern Student Graphic Design Show in Arkansas.
MSU-Refuge student artist-in-residence speaks Saturday (05/22/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
As Mississippi State's first student artist-in-residence, Shelby K. Nichols of Aberdeen is busy taking in the nature and beauty of the Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge.
Recent Ocean Springs graduate receives state honor (05/22/2015) Writer: Vanessa Beeson
A May honor graduate of Mississippi State's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is being recognized by the state's leading dietetic association.
MSU junior awarded free semester of tuition (05/22/2015) Writer: Amy Cagle
The Mississippi State University Alumni Association recently announced Sarah Craig of Canton as the winner of the third annual Tuition Drawing. Craig will be awarded 12 credit hours of 'free' tuition for the Fall 2015 semester at Mississippi State.
Students gathering next week at MSU for Boys State (05/21/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
For the third consecutive year, Mississippi State University will welcome more than 350 rising high school seniors from across the Magnolia State to learn about state and local government and the electoral process Sunday through Saturday [May 24-30].
MSU entity named Regional Resilience Design Studio (05/21/2015)
The AIA Foundation, now called the Architects Foundation, announced two more Regional Resilience Design Studios as part of its ongoing National Resilience Initiative, which aims to create a network of Regional Resilience Design Studios across the country.
MSU ceremony to spotlight new John C. Stennis biography (05/21/2015) Writer: Sammy McDavid
The formal launch of a biography about a major 20th century Magnolia State public servant takes place Wednesday [May 27] at Mississippi State.
Sustainable concrete at MSU wins recognitions (05/21/2015) Writer: Leah Barbour
An engineering team affiliated with Mississippi State is receiving multiple national and international recognitions for an innovative concept.
MSU to establish Institute for Market Studies (05/20/2015) Writer: Sid Salter
Mississippi State is creating an Institute for Market Studies.
June genealogy fair at MSU library to feature TV host (05/20/2015) Writer: Ben Nagel
Well-known Mississippi television personality Walt Grayson will be the keynote speaker June 13 for Mississippi State's second E.O. Templeton Jr. History and Genealogy Fair.
Architecture student receives national scholarship (05/20/2015) Writer: Christie McNeal
A Mississippi State architecture major from Olive Branch is among major winners in a national scholars program.
NATO report features Mississippi State research (05/20/2015) Writer: Jim Laird
Work underway at Mississippi's flagship research university is playing a pivotal role in the design and development of the next generation of armored ground vehicles that meet defense planners' mission needs and budget limitations.
College of Education offers first ever Camp INSPIRE (05/19/2015) Writer: Paige Watson
Mississippi State University's College of Education this week is hosting its first Camp I.N.S.P.I.R.E. (Introduction and Support in Preparing for the Important Role of an Educator).
MSU Panhellenic again receives major recognition (05/19/2015) Writer: Jackie Mullen
For the second time in four years, a campus women's leadership organization representing eight Mississippi State University sororities is among a small group receiving national awards.
MSU announces 2015 Toyota-Haley Barbour Scholars (05/19/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
For the second year, Mississippi State is recognizing five incoming freshmen with prestigious Toyota-Haley Barbour Scholarships.
Zacharias Awards honor dozen MSU staff members (05/18/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Twelve Mississippi State employees are 2015 selections for Donald W. Zacharias Distinguished Staff Awards.
MSU announces 2015 student orientation leaders (05/18/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Twenty-one top students are leaders of the 2015 orientation programs at Mississippi State.
Daniewicz earns ASTM top honors (05/18/2015)
A Bagley College professor received top honors from one of the world's largest standards-developing organizations.
Members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives today pledged to continue their support for a newly-designated FAA Center of Excellence for Unmanned Aircraft Systems that will research and develop technologies and policies for the use of unmanned aerial systems, or drones, in the United States.
Student presents at international education symposium (05/14/2015) Writer: Christie McNeal
A Mississippi State architecture major from Madison, Alabama, is adding a major international-level achievement to his resume.
MSU doctoral student receives NSF fellowship (05/14/2015) Writer: Allison Matthews
A Mississippi State alumna currently pursuing a doctorate in applied physics at the university is receiving a major National Science Foundation honor.
Interior design faculty receive major lighting grant (05/14/2015) Writer: Christie McNeal
Two Mississippi State faculty members in the university's interior design program are receiving a $20,000 national grant.
Students, employees win top public relations awards (05/13/2015) Writer: Leah Barbour
Two senior Mississippi State communication/public relations majors are among winners from the university receiving high honors from the Public Relations Association of Mississippi.
MSU recognizes Brazilian exchange students (05/13/2015) 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 with a recent ceremony.
MSU graduate students honored for deer research (05/13/2015) Writer: Vanessa Beeson
Two graduate students in Mississippi State University's College of Forest Resources received recent honors for deer research.
Tuck named MCSW Ambassador of the Year (05/12/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Mississippi State's vice president for campus services has been named the Mississippi Commission on the Status of Women's 2015 Ambassador of the Year.
Holmes Cultural Diversity Center seeks volunteers (05/11/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
The Richard Holmes Cultural Diversity Center at Mississippi State University again is seeking host families and individual mentors for its Linking Internationals in the Community program.
Nusz encourages MSU grads to listen, follow passions (05/09/2015) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi State University graduates heard from a fellow Bulldog who returned to his alma mater to share lessons learned from his own path to success.
MSU breaks ground for veterans' center, residence halls (05/08/2015) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi State officials and university friends gathered Friday morning [May 8] to formally break ground for two new residence halls and a premier veterans' facility slated for completion next year.
FAA selects MSU-led team for national UAS center (05/08/2015) Writer: Jim Laird
The Federal Aviation Administration has selected a Mississippi State-led team to operate a new National Center of Excellence for Unmanned Aircraft Systems.
MSU offering distance courses in foreign languages (05/07/2015) Writer: Leah Barbour
Registration has begun at Mississippi State for online French and Spanish courses delivered with the assistance of the university's Center for Distance Education.
NSF early-career honor goes to MSU assistant professor (05/07/2015) Writer: Leah Barbour
The National Science Foundation is awarding a Mississippi State faculty member its prestigious Faculty Early Career Development Program Award.
MSU graduate student honored for agricultural research (05/06/2015) Writer: Vanessa Beeson
A Mississippi State graduate student is part of a national group honored recently for achievements in agricultural research.
Waggoner Engineering adds support for new MSU facility (05/06/2015) Writer: Addie Mayfield
As construction plans are being finalized for the new Civil and Environmental Engineering Complex at Mississippi State, a Jackson engineering firm is providing $100,000 for the project.
Early College High School selects first class (05/05/2015) Writer: Jim Laird
Sixty-two students from around Clay, Lowndes, Noxubee and Oktibbeha counties have been selected to be part of a new regional high school's inaugural class.
Local MSU students honored in 'non-artist' challenge (05/05/2015) Writer: Leah Barbour
Eighteen Mississippi State students are top winners of a unique non-artist art competition taking place in a university course.
MSU Bass Fishing Club luring national attention (05/04/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Mississippi State's 35-member Bass Fishing Club is receiving major recognition from the nation's leading competitive collegiate bass fishing organization.
MSU releases annual 'Drinking Water Quality Report' (05/01/2015) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi State University officials have announced findings in this year's Annual Water Quality Report.
Cooley assumes new MSU fundraising role (05/01/2015) Writer: Amy Cagle
A veteran Mississippi State University fundraiser will fill a newly created role with the MSU Foundation beginning May 1.
Mississippi State celebrates research success (05/01/2015) Writer: Jim Laird
Forty-nine Mississippi State students, faculty and staff are 2015 selections for exceptional research and leadership honors.
MSU evaluates migratory bird habitat initiative (05/01/2015) Writer: Vanessa Beeson
Preliminary results of a Mississippi State University wildlife study show that a federal program to protect birds after the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill has had widespread ecological, environmental, and economic benefits in the Southeast.
MSU-Meridian student honored as outstanding intern (04/30/2015) Writer: Lisa Sollie
A Philadelphia senior at Mississippi State University-Meridian is the Mississippi Association of Colleges for Teacher Education selection as the university's top teacher intern for 2014-15.
Online philanthropy event #HailStateDays a success (04/30/2015) Writer: Addie Mayfield
With a goal of obtaining 1,001 separate contributions in only two days, Mississippi State University's second annual online giving event, #HailStateDays, was a success.
MSU inducts 2015 spring Society of Scholars group (04/30/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Twenty-five Mississippi State seniors are new members of the university's prestigious Society of Scholars in the Arts and Sciences.
MSU-developed app helps iPhone users navigate privacy (04/29/2015) Writer: Allison Matthews
Robert Crossler may be an expert in information systems, but he's got a project that even the novice tech user can appreciate.
Six faculty, one staff member receive MSU honors (04/29/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Longtime art department member and former administrator Brent Funderburk is receiving Mississippi State's highest faculty honor.
Leland Community Service Award goes to MSU team (04/29/2015) Writer: Leah Barbour
After four years of working to improve a Central Delta community's quality of life, a cross-collaborative Mississippi State team was recently thanked and honored by local residents.
MSU director named to 'Top 50 Under 40' list (04/29/2015) Writer: Leah Barbour
Mississippi State's director of university parking, transit and sustainability is a recipient of a Mississippi Business Journal annual honor.
Autism liaison service provides 'top-notch' care (04/28/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Working at the Autism and Developmental Disabilities Clinic has been one of the most rewarding aspects of doctoral students Hallie M. Smith and Molly M. Butts' graduate experiences at Mississippi State.
MSU grads to hear alum Nusz, help honor two supporters (04/28/2015) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi State alumnus and university benefactor Thomas B. "Tommy" Nusz will deliver the university's spring commencement addresses May 8 and 9 at Humphrey Coliseum.
Modeling and simulation society names Hamilton fellow (04/27/2015) Writer: Jim Laird
A senior administrator at Mississippi's flagship research university has received a top honor from an international professional society.
Use a two-prong attack to Bite Back at fire ants (04/27/2015)
College of Education's Learning Center expands services (04/24/2015) Writer: Paige Watson
Mississippi State University's Learning Center in the College of Education is reminding students of year-round resources and raising awareness of new offerings, including an ACT preparation course and a program designed to give a head start to those beginning their college experience.
'Denim Day' part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (04/24/2015) Writer: Georgia Clarke
Mississippi State University students and faculty, as well as local community members, elected officials and businesses are asked to wear and donate denim on April 29 as part of Denim Day, an annual event recognizing Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
MSU honors Undergraduate Research Symposium winners (04/24/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Nearly two dozen students are being recognized at Mississippi State for successful faculty-guided research efforts during the concluding school year.
Hanshaw continues African American story in lecture (04/24/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
"Look to your past to determine your future" is advice Shirley Hanshaw shared Thursday [April 23] with audience members during a special presentation at Mississippi State.
Graphic design seniors present 'Offset' exhibition (04/24/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Works of nearly two dozen fine art seniors specializing in graphic design at Mississippi State go on display Tuesday [April 28] at the Cullis Wade Depot Art Gallery.
MSU Percussion Club welcomes renowned marimba soloist (04/24/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Mississippi State's Percussion Club is welcoming an internationally-acclaimed marimba soloist and educator for a free master class and concert.
MDEQ officials visit MSU, discuss research programs (04/23/2015) Writer: Nathan Gregory
Mississippi State University project updates and future programs to address environmental issues were the focus of a campus visit by officials from the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ).
Wimbley is first African American to lead The Reflector (04/22/2015) Writer: Georgia Clarke
For the second time in a publication history that began in 1884, Mississippi State's student newspaper is being led by a Jackson resident who can claim a significant "first."
Lowndes Co. student wins solo percussion competition (04/22/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
A Mississippi State junior from Columbus is this year's winner in the upper division of the Mississippi Percussive Arts Society's solo percussion competition.
MSU recognizes 33 with 2015 Spirit of State Awards (04/21/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
More than 30 Mississippi State students are receiving the university's premier student recognition for exceptional personal contributions to campus life.
MSU-Meridian historian honored with nonfiction award (04/21/2015) Writer: Lisa Sollie
A state history book authored by a Mississippi State University-Meridian administrator is receiving the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters' 2015 non-fiction award.
Theatre MSU production opens Wednesday (04/21/2015) Writer: Allison Matthews
The Mississippi State communication department's theatrical program this week presents a unique production limited to only 120 patrons per show.
MSU observatory to host public viewing Tuesday night (04/20/2015) Writer: Leah Barbour
Mississippi State's E.I. Howell Observatory will be open Tuesday night [April 21] for a special viewing.
Cotton Summit to be held again at MSU this week (04/20/2015) Writer: Georgia Clarke
A special symposium taking place over the next two weeks is inviting all Mississippi State and other students majoring in any academic field related to cotton textiles.
MSU faculty member to discuss 'absence myth' (04/20/2015) Writer: Leah Barbour
As a prestigious exhibit continues at Mississippi State University, Shirley Hanshaw, MSU associate professor of English and a veteran teacher of African American literature, will examine the "myth of black absence."
Two-day MSU online philanthropy event runs this week (04/17/2015) Writer: Amy Cagle
Mississippi State University's second annual online giving event will take place on Monday and Tuesday, April 20-21.
Weyerhaeuser VP to give 2015 Carlton N. Owen lecture (04/17/2015) Writer: Karen Brasher
The senior vice president of wood products at Weyerhaeuser Company is this year's guest for Mississippi State's 2015 Carlton N. Owen Lecture Series.
Longtime MSU faculty artist garners major recognition (04/17/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Five works by a veteran Mississippi State artist and faculty member are receiving major recognition.
Uzbekistan ambassador to U.S. visits MSU campus (04/17/2015) Writer: Nathan Gregory
Pig cookin' at SBW: A hospitality tradition (04/16/2015) Writer: Allison Matthews
As always, the annual Super Bulldog Weekend at Mississippi State will include hospitality, sports and a spring homecoming opportunity for university alumni and friends.
DSU Foundation honors Coach Ferriss with MSU donation (04/16/2015) Writer: Sid Salter
The Delta State University Foundation has made a $10,000 donation to the Mississippi State University Dudy Noble Stadium project in honor of MSU baseball great and former longtime DSU head baseball coach David M. "Boo" Ferriss.
College of Forest Resources receives conservation award (04/16/2015) Writer: Vanessa Beeson
The College of Forest Resources at Mississippi State University has been designated the 2014 Conservationist of the Year by the Mississippi Wildlife Federation. The award was sponsored by Chevron.
#SBW15 begins Friday on MSU campus (04/16/2015)
MSU senior Jamie Aron named Truman Scholar (04/15/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
A Mississippi State political science and mathematics double-major from Flowood has been awarded the highly-coveted Harry S. Truman Scholarship.
MSU veterinary college receives re-accreditation (04/15/2015) Writer: Karen Templeton
Mississippi State's College of Veterinary Medicine continues to hold accreditation from the American Veterinary Medical Association's Council on Education.
Photos by MSU art faculty selected for Rogers exhibit (04/15/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Photographic creations by two art department faculty members at Mississippi State are part of an exhibition through June 24 at Laurel's Lauren Rogers Museum of Art.
MSU's 'Infinite Impact' exceeds $500 million (04/15/2015) Writer: Amy Cagle
Campaign counting for Mississippi State's Infinite Impact has surged past the $500 million milestone, tallying $503.1 million as it continues to climb, placing the overall goal of $600 million well within reach.
Student E-Week competition winners gain biz funding (04/14/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Twenty-five Mississippi State students are winners of the university's fourth annual "Investing in Innovation," or I-3 Day.
Senior fine art majors present 'TANGENT' exhibition (04/14/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Works of more than a dozen graduating fine art majors at Mississippi State are on display April 23-30 in three university art galleries.
MacArthur Fellow Patricia Churchland speaks Thursday (04/14/2015) Writer: Karyn Brown
A nationally renowned California-based authority on philosophy and neuroscience will close the 2014-15 Institute for the Humanities Lecture Series at Mississippi State.
MSU Black Voices plans 'Gospel Explosion' April 25 (04/14/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Mississippi State's Black Voices Gospel Choir will present a Saturday [April 25] concert at historic Lee Hall.
Bestselling author helps MSU students impact literacy (04/14/2015) Writer: Allison Matthews
A top New York Times bestselling author who is passionate about promoting reading and literacy is helping future teachers pursing degrees at Mississippi State University.
MSU art department announces 2015 summer camp (04/13/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Mississippi State's art department again seeks creative upper-level high school students to participate in its INvision summer camp.
Renowned European pianist coming to MSU (04/13/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Mississippi State's music department and Starkville's St. Joseph Catholic Church are welcoming a well-known Italian concert pianist and educator for a free master class and concert.
Bully XXI to take the field Saturday (04/13/2015) Writer: Leah Barbour
The Mississippi State football faithful have the rare chance to celebrate the passing of the harness as Bully XXI accepts mascot duties from his father at Super Bulldog Weekend 2015.
Middleton delivers Kinsey Collection lecture (04/10/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
The major African American exhibition now being featured at Mississippi State should be regarded as "an invitation to engage in dialogue about our common history and our common American nationality."
Horstemeyer earns SEC Achievement Award (04/10/2015)
Russian ballet to headline final spring Lyceum event (04/10/2015) Writer: Sammy McDavid
The Russian National Ballet Theatre's April 22 presentation of "Sleeping Beauty" will conclude Mississippi State's 2014-15 Lyceum Series schedule.
Revamped Old Main Music Festival set for April 25 (04/10/2015) Writer: Sammy McDavid
With a new format, the 2015 Old Main Music Festival will take place noon-11 p.m. April 25 at the Mississippi State University Amphitheater.
BCS faculty member receives national honor (04/09/2015) Writer: Christie McNeal
A Mississippi State faculty member is a new ExCEEd Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers.
MSU, Hinds CC announce precision ag partnership (04/09/2015) Writer: Sid Salter
RAYMOND, Miss.--Hinds Community College and Mississippi State University today have agreed to forge a new 2 Plus 2 partnership in precision agriculture that will strengthen the agricultural economy in Mississippi and promote the interests of farm families that are the foundation of that economy.
MSU senior receives Goldwater Scholar honorable mention (04/09/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
A Mississippi State physics and mathematics double-major from Starkville is among those receiving a prestigious recognition by a premier national scholarship organization.
Outstanding Women Awards presented at MSU (04/08/2015) Writer: Leah Barbour
Seven women with close connections to Mississippi State University were presented with 2015 Outstanding Women Awards on Tuesday [April 7].
MSU hosts first T.E.A.M. Fair this Saturday (04/08/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Parents, teachers and special education professionals seeking information about improved post-secondary opportunities for students with disabilities in Mississippi are encouraged to attend Mississippi State's inaugural Transition-based Education and Advocacy in Mississippi Fair.
MSU announces 2015 Maroon Edition selection (04/08/2015) Writer: Leah Barbour
When homeless drifter Denver Moore met visionary advocate Debbie Hall in 1998, little did Ron Hall realize that his life would change forever.
Finalists for top MSU Student Affairs post named (04/07/2015) Writer: Harriet Laird
Finalists for the position of vice president for Student Affairs at Mississippi State University have been announced by the search committee.
MSU's celebrates Graduate Student Appreciation Week (04/07/2015) Writer: Leah Barbour
Mississippi State University is offering recognition programs and social activities for graduate students as part of Graduate Student Appreciation Week, April 6-10.
Federal patent examiner visiting Mississippi State (04/07/2015) Writer: Jim Laird
An official with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office will be visiting Mississippi's flagship research university next week.
MSU 'Invests in Innovation' with Entrepreneurship Week (04/07/2015) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi State University students are putting their business ideas to the test in a range of competitions throughout Entrepreneurship Week, culminating with the annual "Investing in Innovation" conference, also known as I-3 Day, Friday [April 10].
PGA Golf Management program head gains certification (04/07/2015) Writer: Georgia Clarke
The leader of Mississippi State's PGA Golf Management academic program now holds advanced certification status with the Professional Golfers' Association of America.
Archaeologist helps uncover ancient couple in Greece (04/07/2015) Writer: Leah Barbour
Almost 6,000 years ago, the man was placed behind the woman with his arms around her body, and their legs were intertwined. They were buried.
MSU historian to discuss The Kinsey Collection (04/02/2015) Writer: Leah Barbour
The Kinsey Collection, on display at Mississippi State through June 20, illustrates African American history through blacks' achievements and accomplishments.
EXPRESS Yourself! exhibit celebrates creative diversity (04/02/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Mississippi State's T.K. Martin Center for Technology and Disability will present a collaborative exhibit Thursday [April 9] in the Martha Lipsey Art Gallery.
MSU welcomes veteran conductor for 'Legends' week (04/02/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
A much-honored Texas conductor and flute soloist will be featured next week during a special Mississippi State spring event.
Cobb Institute announces second 'Night at the Museum' (04/02/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Members of the Mississippi State and Golden Triangle communities are invited to a Tuesday [April 7] exhibition highlighting applied university research in archaeology, bioarchaeology and related areas.
Coast MSU student awarded home furnishings scholarship (04/02/2015) Writer: Georgia Clarke
A Mississippi State interior design major from Biloxi is being honored by the Southeastern Home Furnishings Association.
MSU microbiology research may help solve crimes (04/01/2015) Writer: Leah Barbour
Crime-scene corpses from one of the most dangerous cities in the nation have become the focus of Mississippi State University research.
Starkville Public Library, MSU unveil 'read' (03/31/2015) Writer: Leah Barbour
Starkville community officials gathered with Mississippi State University leaders on Tuesday [March 31] at Starkville Public Library to celebrate the debut of "read," the new sign marking the building.
MSU graduate student selected for national honor (03/31/2015) Writer: Vanessa Beeson
A Mississippi State graduate student from Philadelphia is receiving a fellowship from the national turfgrass industry.
HSUS announces grant to MSU veterinary college (03/31/2015) Writer: Karen Templeton
A $300,000 Humane Society of the United States grant announced Monday [March 30] will provide continuing support for the popular traveling service program of Mississippi State's College of Veterinary Medicine.
2015 MSU Diversity Award winners announced (03/30/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
For their significant commitments to enhancing diversity at Mississippi State, the university's President's Commission on the Status of Minorities is recognizing three individuals and a campus organization.
MSU store offers frozen catfish fillets (03/30/2015)
Frozen catfish fillets have joined Edam cheese, ice cream, muscadine juice, peanuts, beef and more in the lineup of local products for sale in the Mississippi State University Cheese Store.
Alum, veteran USAID administrator speaks at MSU (03/27/2015) Writer: Leah Barbour
STARKVILLE, Miss.--After receiving a political science degree from Mississippi State University in 1973, William L. "Bill" Riley envisioned making a difference on the national stage.
Seamless transfer program begins in summer with NEMCC (03/27/2015) Writer: Leah Barbour
STARKVILLE, Miss.--Mississippi State University's new seamless transfer program will enable participating community and junior college graduates to transfer to MSU's distance education program without application paperwork or application fees.
Holocaust survivor to speak at MSU (03/26/2015) Writer: Leah Barbour
STARKVILLE, Miss.--Mississippi State University will welcome Holocaust survivor Robert "Bob" Behr to campus on Tuesday [March 31] to speak about his experience in the concentration camps of Nazi Germany.
Student designed shelters offer respite at MSU course (03/26/2015) Writer: Leah Barbour
STARKVILLE, Miss.--Local golf enthusiasts joined Mississippi State University administrators, faculty, staff and students this week for the unveiling of two on-course shelters at the MSU Golf Course.
MSU center plays key role in $20M grant to state (03/26/2015) Writer: Carol Gifford
A major research center at Mississippi State is playing a central role as a new workforce training initiative gets underway in the state.
Local civil rights leaders' papers displayed at MSU (03/26/2015) Writer: Jana Hill
STARKVILLE, Miss.--An exhibit titled "Paving the Way: Starkville's Early Civil Rights Leaders" is being featured through July at Mississippi State.
Rankin Co. student at MSU wins state piano competion (03/26/2015) Writer: Georgia Clarke
STARKVILLE, Miss.--A Mississippi State sophomore from Brandon is this year's winner in the piano solo division of the Mississippi Music Teachers Association competition.
NatGeo Channel to feature MSU students' designs (03/25/2015) Writer: Leah Barbour
STARKVILLE, Miss.--The winning ceiling design for a Kosciusko cabin first imagined by Mississippi State University interior design majors will be featured on the National Geographic channel's next episode of "Cabin Fever."
NAES meets this week at MSU (03/25/2015) Writer: Sammy McDavid
STARKVILLE, Miss.--"Fixing the Ballot: The Voting Rights Act at 50 and the Status of Democracy" will be the theme of a national organization's 2015 conference taking place Thursday-Saturday [March 26-28] at Mississippi State.
French named Stennis Institute executive director (03/25/2015) Writer: Leah Barbour
After serving for a year as interim leader of Mississippi State University's John C. Stennis Institute of Government and Community Development, P. Edward "Eddie" French is now the new executive director.
Colorado company licenses MSU-developed tech (03/25/2015) Writer: Jim Laird
Innovative technology initially developed by researchers at Mississippi State's Geosystems Research Institute has moved off campus and into the marketplace thanks to a licensing agreement between a Colorado-based company and the university's Office of Technology Management.
Jensen-Crawford recognized with social work honor (03/24/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
STARKVILLE, Miss.--The director of Student Counseling Services at Mississippi State is receiving statewide recognition for major contributions to the social work field.
Cultures celebrated at International Fiesta (03/23/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
More than 21 nations will be represented March 28 at Mississippi State's 25th annual International Fiesta.
African American accomplishments presented by Kinseys (03/22/2015) Writer: Leah Barbour
One day after The Kinsey Collection's "African American Treasures" opened in Mississippi State University's Mitchell Memorial Library, the owners of the collection of African American art, manuscripts and historical artifacts spoke on campus.
'Maroon & Write' course at MSU improves learning (03/20/2015) Writer: Leah Barbour
Examine the fossilized rock. Observe it; then sketch it. Describe the fossils on paper. Analyze and interpret where the sample may have come from and how old it may be.
MSU honored for architectural, design collaborations (03/19/2015) Writer: Leah Barbour
The Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture recently honored two Mississippi State faculty teams with education awards.
Gov. Bryant keynotes MSU manufacturing summit (03/18/2015) Writer: Leah Barbour
When Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant spoke at Mississippi State University's 2015 Manufacturing Summit on Wednesday [March 18], he emphasized the Magnolia State is fostering a positive environment for manufacturers.
Spring art exhibit showcases student creations (03/18/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
The Mississippi State art department's 43rd Student Juried Exhibition opens Friday [March 20] at the university's McComas Hall Art Gallery.
MSU, Starkville proclaim March as Nutrition Month (03/18/2015) Writer: Allison Matthews
Starkville Mayor Parker Wiseman and MSU President Mark E. Keenum signed a proclamation in honor of National Nutrition Month which is observed in March. National Nutrition Month is a nutrition education and information campaign created annually by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Well-known cartoonist McCloud to speak at MSU (03/18/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
An internationally recognized visual communication authority with more than three decades of professional comic-making experience will speak March 31 at Mississippi State.
Water resources focus of new MSU-UA-AU partnership (03/17/2015) Writer: Jim Laird
Mississippi's flagship research university and two Southeastern Conference sister schools are now working together to solve complex water resources management issues confronting the region, as well as many areas in the U.S. and developing countries around the world.
Statement from MSU regarding SB Nation blog post (03/17/2015) Writer: Sid Salter
While Mississippi State University normally does not comment on legal matters, a post today on the website SB Nation merits a response.
MSU to feature The Eyes of Freedom Memorial next week (03/16/2015) Writer: Leah Barbour
During the U.S. military's Operation Iraqi Freedom III, nearly two dozen Marines with Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment died during a 2005 mission to equip and train Iraqi Security Forces.
Owners of The Kinsey Collection to speak March 22 (03/16/2015) Writer: Leah Barbour
As the national conversation continues about how African Americans are portrayed and treated in modern-day America, Mississippi State University prepares to showcase 400 years of achievements and accomplishments by African Americans.
MSU ranks 16th in 'Best for Vets: Business Schools' (03/13/2015) Writer: Harriet Laird
Mississippi State is among the top 75 best four-year college and university business schools in the nation for military personnel and veterans.
Interior design students dominate at ASID contest (03/13/2015) Writer: Christie McNeal
Mississippi State interior design students picked up 24 of 57 possible awards at the recent American Society of Interior Designers South Central Career Day at Harding University in Arkansas.
MSU department helping expand tech development (03/13/2015) Writer: Leah Barbour
As advanced manufacturing companies relocate, open or expand in Mississippi, industrial technology faculty members at Mississippi State are helping develop new approaches to train the next generation of skilled workers.
Historic costumes, textiles exhibited through April 9 (03/12/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Select items from the Mississippi State University Historic Costume and Textiles Collection are on display March 16-April 9 at the university's Cullis Wade Depot Art Gallery.
Lauderdale County couple creates endowed scholarship (03/12/2015) Writer: Addie Mayfield
A new endowed scholarship will benefit students enrolled in the Division of Business at the Mississippi State University-Meridian Riley Campus.
'Go. Paint. Starkville.' run set for March 21 (03/12/2015) Writer: Allison Matthews
More than 1,000 are already registered for a free 3K run that will bring awareness and a touch of color to Mississippi State University.
Grant to MSU, Louisville school seeing positive results (03/11/2015) Writer: Paige Watson
Now in only its second year, an after-school and summer program named for a late Mississippi State alumna is making an impact in Winston County.
Fossil fuel debate ignites at March 18 MSU event (03/11/2015) Writer: Susan Lassetter
A March 18 event will explain the "moral case for fossil fuels" as part of the Mississippi State University Bagley College of Engineering Distinguished Lecture Series.
MSU, Texas A&M entrepreneurship plan gains $200,000 (03/11/2015) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi State University and Texas A&M University are receiving a major grant to foster entrepreneurship in rural areas.
MSU-led research links alcohol, insomnia to suicide (03/10/2015) Writer: Leah Barbour
Insomnia symptoms affect the risk of suicide among people who drink alcohol, according to a groundbreaking study led by the director of Mississippi State University's Sleep, Suicide and Aging Laboratory.
Mississippi State to host export control sessions (03/10/2015) Writer: Jim Laird
The offices of Research and Economic Development and of Research Security at Mississippi State are sponsoring a series of export control training sessions this month.
MSU to hold annual Manufacturing Summit (03/09/2015) Writer: Leah Barbour
With Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant offering the keynote address, manufacturing, logistics and transportation leaders will "Focus on the Future" at the fifth annual Manufacturing Summit.
Marszalek Lecture to feature historian Victoria Bynum (03/09/2015) Writer: Meg Henderson
During a March 18 public program at Mississippi State, historian Victoria Bynum will provide an in-depth look at the legendary rebellion-within-a-rebellion that took place in Civil War-era Jones County.
MSU hosts 58th Annual Southern Forestry Conclave (03/06/2015) Writer: Georgia Clarke
A time-honored friendly competition among 15 southern forestry schools will take place when Mississippi State University's Forestry Club hosts the 58th Annual Southern Forestry Conclave next week.
SSO to perform 'Italian Ideals' at late March concert (03/06/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
The Starkville-Mississippi State University Symphony Orchestra is announcing its "Italian Ideals" concert March 21.
Aron named finalist for prestigious Truman Scholarship (03/04/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
A Mississippi State political science and mathematics double-major from Flowood is a finalist for the nation's most prestigious scholarship for students committed to public service.
Top-ranked Mexican chain coming, bakery relocating (03/03/2015) Writer: Sammy McDavid
The State Fountain Bakery at Mississippi State soon will be relocated next door in the Colvard Student Union.
MSU student artists take eight state awards (03/02/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
The "best" entry and seven other top award-winning works by Mississippi State art majors are on display through March 13 at The Arts Center of Mississippi in Jackson.
State equine group donates to therapeutic riding center (03/02/2015) Writer: Addie Vaughn
A state horse-owner organization's recent $1,500 gift is helping support operation and outreach activities of the Mississippi State University Extension Service's 4-H Therapeutic Riding and Activity Center.
Diversity efforts create inclusive environment at MSU (02/27/2015) Writer: Leah Barbour
A diverse group of celebrated speakers and successful professionals are packing Mississippi State University's forums, conferences and symposiums exploring inclusion strategies, diversity policies and the unique challenges faced by people of color.
Book details how Gulf Coast weekly became 'godsend' (02/24/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
The key role a Gulf Coast newspaper played in helping its community recover from Hurricane Katrina is the topic of a new book by a Mississippi State faculty member.
National recognition honors MSU faculty member (02/24/2015) Writer: Allison Matthews
A Mississippi State University political scientist is among 50 recognized recently by the Andrew Goodman Foundation.
Jay Burrell, Meredith Jackson assume new ITS roles (02/23/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Two longtime Mississippi State staff members are being promoted in the university's Information Technology Services division.
MSU student donates trauma kits to campus police (02/20/2015) Writer: Georgia Clarke
A Mississippi State student-founded nonprofit is providing nearly 20 life-saving trauma kits to the university's police department.
MSU graduate student wins national award for research (02/18/2015) Writer: Vanessa Beeson
A Mississippi State graduate student in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is being honored by a national agricultural organization.
Winners announced for Maroon Edition Essay Contest (02/18/2015) Writer: Leah Barbour
Mississippi State students from four Mississippi cities and one in Tennessee are winners of the 2015 Maroon Edition Essay Contest.
New MSU kinesiology doctoral program begins this fall (02/18/2015) Writer: Leah Barbour
Leaders agree, Mississippi State's new doctoral program in kinesiology represents the long-anticipated extension of the university's most popular undergraduate major.
Gatsby Gala, Templeton Ragtime and Jazz Festival return (02/17/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Officials of Mississippi State University Libraries will hold the ninth annual Charles H. Templeton Ragtime and Jazz Festival March 26-28.
MSU weed science professor named Hartwig chair (02/17/2015) Writer: Vanessa Beeson
An award-winning Mississippi State weed science professor is receiving another high honor, this time in the university's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
MSU on regular schedule on Tuesday, Feb. 17 (02/17/2015) Writer: Sid Salter
Mississippi State University will be open for classes as usual on Tuesday, Feb. 17, including both the Starkville and Meridian campuses.
Harris, Follett to represent MSU as HEADWAE honorees (02/16/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Student Association President Brett R. Harris and Holland Faculty Senate President Randolph F. "Randy" Follett are Mississippi State's 2015 HEADWAE student and faculty honorees.
MSU-VA partnership announced in veterans' magazine (02/16/2015) Writer: Leah Barbour
VFW Magazine, the national publication for U.S. veterans of foreign wars with a circulation of 1.5 million, heralds Mississippi State University's unique partnership with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in its current issue.
Molecular chemist headlines MSU Veritas Forum Feb. 18 (02/16/2015) Writer: Allison Matthews
A Mississippi State program to be held Wednesday [Feb. 18] will discuss the question, "Does Science Make Faith Obsolete?"
University, First Presbyterian announce music programs (02/13/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Mississippi State's music department and the Starkville First Presbyterian Church are welcoming an internationally recognized concert pianist, composer, conductor and educator for a concert and two church music workshops.
MSU celebrates Arbor Day, Tree Campus USA designation (02/13/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Mississippi State officials, along with members of the university's student chapter of the Society of American Foresters and the Campus Tree Advisory Committee, gathered today [Feb. 13] in the Junction to celebrate the land-grant institution's Tree Campus USA designation by the Arbor Day Foundation.
MSU hosts workshop on access to higher education (02/13/2015) Writer: Allison Matthews
The future of higher education access will be examined Tuesday [Feb. 17] at a special Mississippi State public program.
National organization honors Shaw for service (02/13/2015) Writer: Jim Laird
A national organization is honoring Mississippi State's chief research officer for his work addressing one of agriculture's greatest global challenges.
Music department presents 'The Poetry of Walt Whitman' (02/13/2015) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi State's music department will present "The Poetry of Walt Whitman in Song" at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday [Feb. 17] in the Harrison Auditorium of the Giles Architecture Building.
MSU-Meridian celebrates naming of Deen Building (02/12/2015) Writer: Harriet Laird
Mississippi State University honored a longtime philanthropist today [Feb. 12] whose work as president and chairman of the Meridian-based Riley Foundation has greatly impacted education and opportunity in the region.
Mississippi State again among research top 100 (02/11/2015) Writer: Jim Laird
A new report from the National Science Foundation affirms Mississippi State as the Magnolia State's flagship research university.
Texas alum creates petroleum engineering scholarship (02/11/2015) Writer: Addie Vaughn
A recent $25,000 gift from a Houston, Texas, alumnus is making possible a scholarship in Mississippi State's re-established petroleum engineering program.
SSO to perform 'Much Mozart' concert in late February (02/10/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
The Starkville-Mississippi State University Symphony Orchestra will present its first concert of the spring season Feb. 28 in Lee Hall's Bettersworth Auditorium.
MSU to feature prestigious African American collection (02/09/2015) Writer: Leah Barbour
At places like Walt Disney World and the Smithsonian National Museum of American History, more than four million people have viewed The Kinsey Collection's artifacts, manuscripts and art documenting African American history.
Works by MSU faculty artist part of Illinois exhibition (02/09/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Paintings by a Mississippi State art department faculty member are among a special group on display through Feb. 22 at a national juried exhibition in Illinois.
Annual rodeo takes place Feb. 13-14 at horse park (02/09/2015) Writer: Dana Traywick
The 2015 Starkville Rotary Club Rodeo is coming Friday and Saturday [Feb. 13 and 14] to the Mississippi Horse Park.
Faculty indicate success of MSU's 'Maroon & Write' (02/09/2015) Writer: Leah Barbour
When students articulate their classroom knowledge through writing, studies indicate they tend to understand concepts better.
MSU's Darwin Week lists five days of events (02/07/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Mississippi State's third annual Darwin Week events begin Sunday [Feb. 8] with a presentation by biological sciences assistant professor Heather Jordan.
MSU mourns death of U.S. Rep. Alan Nunnelee (02/06/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
U.S. Rep. Patrick "Alan" Nunnelee, R-Tupelo, who recently was re-elected to his third term as Mississippi's 1st Congressional District representative, died today [Feb. 6] at the age of 56 from an inoperable brain cancer and complications from a subsequent stroke, family and staff sources confirmed.
Lyceum Series play features pre-performance dinner (02/06/2015) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Mississippi State's Lyceum Series program Feb. 16 also will include an off-campus dinner prior to the theatrical performance in the university's historic Lee Hall.
Acclaimed Pa. poet to serve as MSU writer-in-residence (02/05/2015) Writer: Karyn Brown
National award-winning poet Terrance Hayes visits Mississippi State next week [Feb. 9-13] as the writer-in-residence with the College of Arts and Sciences' Institute for the Humanities.
'Memories' concert honors longtime MSU professors (02/05/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Current and former Mississippi State music department faculty members will help present "Musical Memories," a free Tuesday [Feb. 10] concert at Starkville's First Baptist Church.
MSU researcher among those working on new flu vaccine (02/05/2015) Writer: Karen Templeton
In the midst of one of the worst overall influenza seasons, a Mississippi State researcher is part of an international effort to develop next season's vaccines.
MSU honors national alumnus, others at banquet Friday (02/05/2015) Writer: Amy Cagle
Mississippi State will recognize 1960 chemical engineering graduate Earnest W. "Earnie" Deavenport Jr. of Kiawah Island, South Carolina, as its national alumnus of the year during the Friday [Feb. 6] MSU Alumni Association 2015 awards banquet.
University chef gains culinary certification (02/04/2015) Writer: Sammy McDavid
The executive chef of Mississippi State University Dining now holds Pro Chef II certification from the Culinary Institute of America.
Zacharias conference to host high school students (02/03/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
More than 50 high school juniors and seniors from around the region will participate this weekend in Mississippi State's 15th annual Donald W. Zacharias Leadership Conference.
MSU community service efforts gain national honors (02/03/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Recognized once again for continuing commitments to community engagement and service-learning, Mississippi State is listed on the latest President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.
MSU dean selected for University of Oxford fellowship (02/02/2015) Writer: Leah Barbour
The dean of Mississippi State University's Shackouls Honors College is traveling to England to examine possible connections between MSU's first Rhodes Scholar and the title character of "The Great Gatsby."
Assessment and Testing Services joins national council (01/30/2015) Writer: Allison Matthews
A Mississippi State service department now is associated formally with the prestigious Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education.
MSU exhibit features sound, visual art creations (01/29/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Works of two Kentucky artists are on display through March 6 at Mississippi State's Visual Arts Center Gallery on University Drive.
MSU genome research grabs national spotlight (01/29/2015) Writer: Jim Laird
Recent findings that shed new light on ancient and modern connections between dinosaurs, crocodiles and birds have Mississippi State scientists playing important roles as the research moves forward.
Mitt Romney: 'America needs heroes' (01/28/2015) Writer: Allison Matthews
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney told a Mississippi State University audience that America needs heroes.
MSU, Moroccan university sign engineering agreement (01/28/2015) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi State University President Mark E. Keenum today [Jan. 28] signed a memorandum of understanding agreement with Université Internationale de Rabat for the implementation of a School of Automotive Engineering at the UIR campus in Rabat, Morocco, jointly delivered by the two institutions.
Alum, renowned scientist Will Carpenter speaks Feb. 5 (01/28/2015) Writer: Karen Brasher
A Mississippi State alumnus and nationally recognized scientist will be featured Thursday [Feb. 5] for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences' Charles E. Lindley Lecture.
MSUPD makes arrest in Nov. 8 game day armed robbery (01/28/2015) Writer: Sid Salter
The Mississippi State University Police Department has made an arrest in the Nov. 8 armed robbery incident that took place during the Homecoming football game between MSU and the University of Tennessee-Martin.
USDA official meets with Mississippi partners (01/28/2015) Writer: Nathan Gregory
Lisa Mensah, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's new undersecretary for rural development, visited Mississippi Friday, her first trip since being confirmed to the post.
Georgia educator to discuss 'From DuBois to Newton' (01/27/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Mississippi State's philosophy and religion department and the university's African American Studies program are announcing the first guest for a spring semester speaker series.
Romney event venue has reached capacity (01/26/2015) Writer: Harriet Laird
Mississippi State welcomes former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney on Wednesday as featured speaker for the university's Global Lecture Series.
MSU band staff welcome high school musicians to clinic (01/26/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
More than 200 high school musicians from throughout the region will participate Thursday-Saturday [Jan. 29-31] in Mississippi State's 63rd annual University Honor Band Clinic.
February rural design workshop to be held in Houston (01/23/2015) Writer: Christie McNeal
Four widely recognized resource experts from around the country will be in Chickasaw County next month for a Citizen's Institute for Rural Design workshop sponsored by Mississippi State's Carl Small Town Center.
'Family weekend' to introduce students' families to MSU (01/23/2015) Writer: Leah Barbour
Families of current Mississippi State University students are invited to campus to learn more about the "true maroon" experience and the Bulldog family.
New MSU exhibit features figure-focused portraits (01/23/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Works of a Starkville painter are on display through Feb. 27 at Mississippi State's Cullis Wade Depot Art Gallery.
MSU holding career workshop for engineers in academe (01/23/2015) Writer: Leah Barbour
The National Science Foundation is funding a free engineering career workshop next week at Mississippi State.
Chinese delegation coming to Tupelo furniture market (01/23/2015) Writer: Karen Brasher
Mississippi furniture manufacturers will have an opportunity to meet with retailers and representatives of furniture associations from China at the Tupelo Furniture Spring 2015 Market according to coordinators at Mississippi State's Franklin Furniture Institute.
Moroccan diplomat meets with MSU, state officials (01/22/2015) Writer: Jim Laird
A visit to Mississippi by Morocco's top diplomat to the United States continued on Wednesday [Jan. 21].
Purchasing professionals earn CPPO certification (01/22/2015) Writer: Allison Matthews
Two Mississippi State University purchasing managers in the Office of Procurement and Contracts recently earned the Certified Public Purchasing Officer designation.
Biological sciences grad student receives STAR grant (01/22/2015) Writer: Victoria Russell
A Mississippi State biological sciences doctoral student is among 105 around the nation sharing an $8.6 million Science to Achieve Results fellowship.
Banks, Edwards-Henry to present weekend recital (01/22/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Two Mississippi State music department faculty members will perform together for the first time Saturday [Jan. 24] at Starkville's St. Joseph Catholic Church on University Drive.
Critics hailing soon-to-be-released Kardos novel (01/22/2015) Writer: Leah Barbour
Though it won't be formally released until early February, a critically acclaimed novel by a faculty member of Mississippi State University's English department is available in local book outlets.
Moroccan ambassador speaks at MSU (01/21/2015) Writer: Leah Barbour
Morocco, the first nation to recognize the sovereignty of the United States in 1777, is beginning a new U.S. partnership with Mississippi State University.
Keenum represents SEC for College Football Playoffs (01/20/2015) Writer: Sid Salter
Mississippi State University President Mark E. Keenum has been appointed to the College Football Playoff's (CFP) Board of Managers.
Collaborative research grants back for fifth year (01/20/2015) 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.
Bynum issues challenge at MSU MLK Jr. Unity Breakfast (01/19/2015) Writer: Sid Salter
The president of Mississippi Valley State University challenged members of the Mississippi State and Starkville community to choose wisely between "chaos and community" in their daily lives and actions.
Black Violin to begin 2015 MSU Lyceum Series Jan. 26 (01/16/2015) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Mississippi State's spring-semester Lyceum Series begins Jan. 26 with a hip hop duo of classically trained string musicians who met while playing in their Florida high school orchestra.
MSU architecture majors go 'Ivywild' with recycling (01/16/2015) Writer: Christie McNeal
Mississippi State architecture graduate Jim Fennell and former architecture major Keith Findley may be credited with helping their alma mater bring a recycle-reuse process called "functional symbiosis" to Mississippi.
Verizon supporting expansion of telehealth education (01/15/2015) Writer: Addie Mayfield
A $15,000 gift from the Verizon Foundation will fund a yearlong project to expand telehealth education in the Magnolia State.
Architecture students honored with service awards (01/15/2015) Writer: Christie McNeal
For their outstanding service and dedication, two students in Mississippi State University's School of Architecture were recently recognized by the Grand Council of Alpha Rho Chi (APX).
MSU student photo selected for New York exhibition (01/14/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
An intriguing image created by a senior Mississippi State art major is among those that will be on display Feb. 4-28 at the SohoPhoto Gallery in New York City.
MVSU leader speaks Monday at MLK Jr. Day Breakfast (01/14/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
The president of Mississippi Valley State University will be keynote speaker Monday [Jan. 19] for Mississippi State's 21st annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Unity Breakfast.
Physics and astronomy department hosts Lovejoy viewing (01/13/2015) Writer: Leah Barbour
Comet Lovejoy should be glowing at fourth magnitude when Mississippi State's E.I. Howell Observatory opens Friday [Jan. 16] for public viewing.
Website gives clearinghouse for MSU undergrad research (01/13/2015) Writer: Allison Matthews
A new web portal that is part of Mississippi State University's website is showcasing undergraduate research opportunities and encouraging students to delve into the endless possibilities of academic research and creative discovery.
MSU, district announce Partnership School plans (01/12/2015) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Officials of Mississippi State and the new Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District are taking the first joint steps toward the construction of a new school building for sixth- and seventh grade students.
National diversity publication honors Stevenson (01/12/2015) Writer: Harriet Laird
A Mississippi State administrator is being recognized by a national publication for past and continuing contributions to higher education diversity.
MSU Black Voices to compete in U.S. gospel choir event (01/09/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Mississippi State's 50-member Black Voices Gospel Choir will be among participants March 7 in the first National College Choir Explosion.
Jackson architect, alumna being honored by alma mater (01/09/2015) Writer: Christie McNeal
Anne Marie Decker is Mississippi State's School of Architecture 2015 Eminent Architect of Practice.
Carnegie recognizes MSU for community engagement (01/09/2015) Writer: Allison Matthews
The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching this week congratulated more than 350 colleges and universities for their engagement with local communities.
Starkville-MSU Community Band seeks musicians (01/08/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
Mississippi State's band staff again is inviting university students and employees, as well as Golden Triangle residents with previous band experience, to participate in the Starkville-MSU Community Band.
MSU to hold integrated practice symposium (01/08/2015) Writer: Leah Barbour
Mississippi State University will host the Integrated Project Delivery Theater to showcase the effectiveness of teaching integrated practice to architecture and construction students.
MSU again ranks highly in U.S. News & World Report (01/07/2015) Writer: Allison Matthews
Mississippi State University is listed in the 2015 U.S. News & World Report rankings of the nation's online programs, getting especially high marks for online graduate programs in computer information technology, business administration and engineering.
University community reminded of traffic changes (01/07/2015) Writer: Sasha Steinberg
As the volume of campus traffic increases dramatically with the Monday [Jan. 12] start of spring semester classes, Mississippi State officials are reminding members of the university and local communities to exercise caution and follow all parking and traffic rules.
Tishomingo alumna memorializes sister with scholarship (01/07/2015) Writer: Addie Vaughn
Mary Ann Long of Tishomingo is remembering her sister through the establishment of the Louise Long Lishman Memorial Endowed Scholarship in Mississippi State's College of Education.
MDOT to help prepare community for winter weather (01/06/2015) Writer: Leah Barbour
The Mississippi Department of Transportation will bring its Winter Weather College Tour to Mississippi State University Jan. 16.