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Police partner to solve multi-state case
The Mississippi State University Police Department is helping close a significant case of credit card theft after collaborating for nearly two years with several jurisdictions to pursue a suspect across multiple states.
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Friday deadline for move-in day volunteer sign-up
Faculty, staff and student volunteers are needed for Mississippi State University's annual Movin' You to MSU move-in day. The volunteer application and agreement form should be turned in by Friday at 5 p.m.
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Post-disaster help available through Friday
Participants in the State and School Employees' Health Insurance Plan who have been affected by recent tornadoes and flooding have access to an employee assistance program through ActiveHealth Management until Friday.
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Exhibit showcases Mississippi Craftsmen's Guild
The Colvard Student Union Art Gallery at Mississippi State announces the opening of "I am a Craftsman: Historical Perspective of the Mississippi Craftsmen's Guild." The exhibit runs through Aug. 26, with a 4-6 p.m. public reception scheduled Aug. 22 at the second-floor location.
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OETT licenses MSU-developed technology to La. firm
An innovative waste conversion technology developed at Mississippi State is moving out of the laboratory and into the marketplace, thanks to a licensing agreement between a Louisiana company and the university's Office of Entrepreneurship and Technology Transfer.
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Service DAWGS Day coming up Aug. 16
Mississippi State's Service DAWGS organization is designating Aug. 16 as a day to contribute to the Starkville community through various volunteer projects. Breakfast in the Junction will kick off the day at 8:30 a.m.
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Policy addresses employee political activity
With statewide political campaigns underway this year, Mississippi State's Office of General Counsel reminds employees to be aware of the university's policy on political activities.
Cinnella named Aerospace Engineering head
A professor with more than 20 years of experience as an educator will become the Bagley College of Engineering's Bill and Carolyn Cobb chair and head of the department of aerospace engineering. Pasquale "PC" Cinnella formally assumed his new role July 1.
Drackett new director for Crosby Arboretum
Pat Drackett will become the new director of Mississippi State University's Crosby Arboretum in Picayune. She has been the senior curator at the arboretum since 2007.
Covich named assistant men's golf coach
Mississippi State men's golf coach Clay Homan announced July 1 that Sean Covich has joined the Bulldogs as an assistant coach. Covich comes to Starkville from Meridian Community College where he headed a talented Eagle golf program the past five years.
Brocato again honored for excellence
The American Society for Engineering Education has again recognized its Mississippi State campus representative for superior service. In June, ASEE honored John Brocato for both most professional members recruited and highest percentage faculty membership in the Southeast section.
The Office of Public Affairs provides Maroon MEMO as a general information
resource for Mississippi State University employees.

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