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Geosciences Associate Professor Bill Cooke (right) is joined by Chuck Schimph for last week's celebration for Mississippi State's graduating seniors that included music, crawfish and MSU ice cream. PHOTO: Russ Houston | University Relations

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Ron Paul to 'define liberty' Wednesday
Texas congressman, physician and former presidential candidate Ron Paul will discuss libertarian politics during a Wednesday [April 20] visit to Mississippi State. Sponsored by the university chapter of Young Americans for Liberty, the program featuring Paul begins at 7 p.m. in Lee Hall's Bettersworth Auditorium.
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Earth Week activities under way
While many Americans tend to be mindful of good stewardship year round, Earth Week is set aside each spring to inspire and increase awareness and appreciation for the natural environment.
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LEDGER: Colleges relieved by funding
The Clarion-Ledger reports that higher education leaders say Mississippi's public universities fared better than expected in the 2011 legislative session.
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This Week in Mississippi State Sports, 04/18/11
Baseball travels to Trustmark Park in Pearl for a Governor's Cup showdown with Ole Miss Tuesday at 6:30 p.m., and then hosts South Carolina for an SEC weekend series starting Friday... Softball hosts Mississippi Valley State Tuesday at 5 p.m., and travels to Knoxville for a weekend series with Tennessee... Women's Tennis opens play in the SEC tournament in Knoxville on Friday with a match against Vanderbilt... Men's Tennis opens play in the SEC tournament in Gainesville on Friday... Track & Field travels to Oxford on Saturday for the Ole Miss Invitational.
Facilities Management results in, and survey says...
Members of Mississippi State's Facilities Management team are taking steps to implement suggestions provided by the 838 people who took part in FM's 2010 Annual Survey.
'Eminent Architect' judging seniors' final projects
Seniors in the School of Architecture may feel both relief and anxiety with the completion of their final projects. This semester, the stakes may be even higher since a nationally renowned architect will be judging these assignments Monday in the Fazio Jury Room of Giles Hall. The public viewing is from 1-5 p.m.
Presidential Update: Geosystems Research Institute
Join President Mark Keenum at the Geosystems Research Institute for a look at cutting-edge research at Mississippi State in the latest edition of "Presidential Update."
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