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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.