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Teena Garrison, an assistant research professor at the Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems, and psychology associate professor Carrick Williams discuss a collaborative research project utilizing the CAVS car driving simulator. PHOTO: Megan Bean | University Relations

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'Successful Grant Writing' seminar Monday
The Office of Research and Economic Development will host a free seminar on successful grant writing for Mississippi State faculty and researchers on Monday. The two-hour program begins at 1:30 p.m. in Colvard Student Union's Fowlkes Auditorium.
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Humanities Distinguished Lecture Series starts
A British-American historian whose latest work explores U.S.-British relations during the Civil War opens the 2011-12 Institute for the Humanities Distinguished Lecture Series at Mississippi State on Tuesday.
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NSF speaker addressing BIO proposal changes
The Office of Research and Economic Development at Mississippi State has made an addition to its 2011-12 Seminar Series. Richard Kliman, Biological Sciences director for the National Science Foundation, speaks Wednesday about the changes to the NSF's BIO proposal review process.
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ORC&S offering lab safety training opportunities
The Office of Regulatory Compliance and Safety is offering interactive, hands-on training courses on general laboratory safety to the university community this fall.
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Eudora Welty exhibit on display at MSU Libraries
"Eudora Welty: Mississippi Daughter," an exhibit in conjunction with Mississippi State University's Maroon Edition, is on display on Mitchell Memorial Library's 2nd and 3rd floors through December 2011 and highlights the literary career of Mississippi's much-honored author.
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Jack Cristil book orders now being accepted
Orders are now being accepted for the biography of Mississippi State's legendary sports broadcaster. "Jack Cristil: The Voice of the Bulldogs" is written by university alumnus and veteran newsman Sid Salter. Best-selling author and fellow alumnus John Grisham is providing the book's foreword.
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This Week in Mississippi State Sports, 09/21/11
Football hosts Louisiana Tech at 6 p.m. on Saturday... Men's Tennis opens play in the Southern Intercollegiate Championships in Athens, Ga., on Friday... Volleyball travels to Fayetteville for a match against Arkansas on Saturday and will be in Baton Rouge on Sunday to face LSU. Soccer is on the road to LSU Friday and Arkansas on Sunday.
University's innovation focus paying dividends
Mississippi State officials are reporting significant progress in ongoing efforts to foster entrepreneurship and innovation and move more university-developed technology into the marketplace. That optimistic assessment comes as the White House turned its attention last week to the vital role major research universities play in the nation's economy.
Bowden named associate dean in BCoE
A Mississippi State alumnus with more than 25 years experience as a faculty member will become associate dean for academic affairs in the Bagley College of Engineering. Royce O. Bowden Jr. officially assumed his new role Sept. 16.
The Wildlife Society president visits this week
The president of The Wildlife Society will be featured Thursday at Mississippi State's 2011 Carlton N. Owen Lecture Series. Tom Ryder, wildlife management coordinator for Wyoming's Department of Game and Fish, will begin his public presentation at 1:30 p.m. in the Tully Auditorium of Thompson Hall.
Fire Safety Day set for Wednesday
College campuses around the Magnolia State are turning their attention to fire safety this month, and officials at Mississippi State University are using the opportunity to increase fire safety awareness during Fire Safety Day activities on Wednesday.
The Office of Public Affairs provides Maroon MEMO as a general information
resource for Mississippi State University employees.

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