Image Alternative Text: With a worker tending to the grass in the cneter median, MSU's landscape crew works to maintain MSU's North Entrance Drive..
Image Alternative Text: Student in baseball cap and maroon polo talking to three men on brick walkway
Image Alternative Text: Strawberry plants in foreground with sunburst coming through pergola in the background.
Image Alternative Text: MSU President Dr. Mark Keenum prepares to address graduates and their families through a virtual commencement ceremony due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Image Alternative Text: With red roses blooming in the foreground, Mitchell Memorial Library's facade catches the afternoon sunlight.
Image Alternative Text: Industrial and systems engineering Ph.D. student Abdullah Al Mamun of Bangladesh monitors the production of face shields by an MSU team making their first set for health care facilities in Meridian. Using 3D printers and basic office supplies, the engineers and researchers are manufacturing 250 of the face protectors per week to be delivered to medical professionals caring for patients with coronavirus.
Image Alternative Text: Dr. Philip Pearson, a staff physician for MSU’s Longest Health Center, gets a detailed description of the facility’s new face mask sanitizer from mechanical engineering student Ryden Smith.
Image Alternative Text: Two mechanical engineering students, Ryden Smith, right, of Tuscaloosa, and Wesley Cameron of Richton, work to convert a truck toolbox into a UV sterilization device at Mississippi State’s Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems. The device will be used to sterilize masks for MSU's Longest Student Health Center Staff, filling a need during the COVID-19 pandemic and a national shortage of masks.
Image Alternative Text: MSU President Mark E. Keenum speaks during a Monday [March 30] meeting of the university's COVID-19 Working Group in the Colvard Student Union. The group, which consists of campus leaders and key personnel, has been meeting daily while practicing social distancing guidelines to assess the COVID-19 threat and guide the university through changes dictated by the pandemic.
Image Alternative Text: CEO Josh West, left, turned to MSU and the university’s ICET for answers on precise mask filtration levels in the splashguard-type protectors so he can pass the information on to consumers. Small businesses, universities, large corporations and other entities across the nation are using their resources to combat the mask shortage amid COVID-19.
Image Alternative Text: Spring rains on campus, Japanese Magnolias framing a lone person walking with an umbrella
Image Alternative Text: Wide view from high vantage point of building under construction with partial brick facade in place
Image Alternative Text: Female PhD student wearing brown hijab and lab coat alongside a male in lab coat observing fish in white holding containers
Image Alternative Text: Swim instructor in gray shirt in swimming pool with child in pink bathing suit practicing kicking with blue pool noodle
Image Alternative Text: Surrounded by Drill Field green grass, a 10 week old puppy with dachsand proportions strains from its leash towards the camera with its tongue out.