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Published: Fri, 17 Feb 2017 17:17:58 -0600

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Tanner to lead astrophotography discussion alongside Mitchell Memorial Library exhibit

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 17:17:58 -0600

Angelle Tanner, Mississippi State assistant professor of physics and astronomy, will discuss astrophotography using the “Out of this World” exhibit currently on display at MSU’s Mitchell Memorial Library.




Robichaux-Davis of MSU assumes leadership post with regional body

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:40:13 -0600

A veteran faculty member in Mississippi State’s College of Education is the new president-elect of the Mid-South Educational Research Association.


Media Files:
http://www.msstate.edu/sites/www.msstate.edu/files/field/image/Robichaux-Davis_Rebecca_20161213_3BW7790~rrr102.jpg




MSU radio station WMSV implements major upgrades

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:04:51 -0600

As it enters the 23rd year of public service to listeners at Mississippi State and a 70-mile radius, university radio station WMSV is benefitting from key upgrades.


Media Files:
http://www.msstate.edu/sites/www.msstate.edu/files/field/image/WMSV%20icon%20small.jpg




Nominations sought for 2017 Irvin Atly Jefcoat Excellence in Advising Awards

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 14:52:31 -0600

The Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President at Mississippi State is now taking nominations for the 2017 Irvin Atly Jefcoat Excellence in Advising Awards. The Jefcoat awards honor both a full-time MSU faculty adviser and a full-time staff adviser for contributions to student advising. The deadline to submit nominations is March 31.




Should you contact the program officer? Find out Tuesday afternoon

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 14:19:03 -0600

Establishing an effective line of communication with a funding agency's program officer is imperative to successful proposals. One conversation with a program officer could impact a faculty member or researcher rethinking the project focus or questioning if you are submitting to the appropriate funding track or agency directorate. Join the Office of Research and Economic Development at Mississippi State for a "Should I Contact the Program Officer?" seminar on Tuesday [Feb. 21] from 2:30-4 p.m. in the theater at Bost Extension Center.







Community-engaged learning mini-grants available to MSU faculty, Extension personnel

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:43:51 -0600

Applications for community-engaged learning projects in the 2017-2018 academic year are now available at www.servicelearning.msstate.edu/faculty/mini-grant. Any full-time Mississippi State faculty member or MSU Extension personnel is eligible to apply. Applications are due by March 31, 2017. Awards will be announced in May 2017.




Green Zone training opportunities Wednesday and Thursday

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:36:10 -0600

The G. V. "Sonny" Montgomery Center for America's Veterans at Mississippi will offer Green Zone training on Wednesday [Feb. 22] and Thursday [Feb. 23] from 2-5:00 p.m. in the Maddox Multipurpose Room of Nusz Hall — the new Center for America's Veterans on campus. The purpose of this training is to encourage awareness of and advocacy for student veterans, service members and dependents at MSU.




Mortar Board nominations now open

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:26:56 -0600

Mississippi State University faculty are encouraged to nominate outstanding students who are completing their junior year to the Mortar Board National College Honor Society. Students selected for membership must be in the top 35 percent of their junior class and demonstrate a commitment to scholarship, leadership and service. Criteria for application to the MSU Mortar Board Chapter include a minimum GPA of 3.30, junior class standing and potential for leadership and service to MSU and the community.




Southern Soul Assembly launches Riley's new series in March

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:23:21 -0600

Southern Soul Assembly, featuring four of the South’s most perceptive and passionate singer-songwriters, will kick off the MSU Riley Center’s 2017 Spring/Summer Performing Arts Series with a concert on March 4 at 7:30 p.m. A free pre-show party with refreshments will begin at 6:30 p.m. Southern Soul Assembly consists of JJ Grey of JJ Grey & Mofro, Luther Dickinson of North Mississippi Allstars, and solo artists Anders Osborne and Marc Broussard.




Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat brings his tricks to MSU Riley Center

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:20:50 -0600

“Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat” will visit the MSU Riley Center for a family show on March 3 at 7 p.m. You know what that means: mischief and mayhem to delight every child in the audience — regardless of age. Anyone age 3 or older will enjoy the chaos caused by the cat and his manic helpers, Thing One and Thing Two. Can the cat repair the damage before the children’s mother comes home? Adults will know, children will find out, and all will wind up with a smile.




MSU African American Studies hosts ‘James Meredith and the March Against Fear’

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 14:14:42 -0600

Mississippi State’s African American Studies program is continuing its 10th anniversary celebration with a special Wednesday [March 1] panel discussion.


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http://www.msstate.edu/sites/www.msstate.edu/files/field/image/James_Meredith.jpg




MSU summer camp webpage ready for 2017 updates

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 10:04:18 -0600

The MSU summer camp webpage is up and ready to be updated with 2017 camp information.




The MSU Local Food Systems Research Group (LFSRG) meeting set for Friday

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 09:35:59 -0600

The MSU Local Food Systems Research Group (LFSRG) will meet Friday.




Staff Council offers professional development panel event

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 09:32:40 -0600

Staff Council is offering a professional development panel event, Professionalism 2.0, on Wednesday, February 22, in the Bost Theatre from 2 - 3:30 p.m.




MSU veterans center director receives national recognition

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 15:43:52 -0600

Col. Ken McRae (Ret.), director of Mississippi State University’s G.V. “Sonny” Montgomery Center for America’s Veterans, is receiving national recognition for going “above and beyond” as an advocate for veterans on college campuses.


Media Files:
http://www.msstate.edu/sites/www.msstate.edu/files/field/image/McRae_Ken_R3H1987_0.jpg




Weekend MPB broadcast to highlight 2016 MSU ragtime jazz festival

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 14:52:25 -0600

As Mississippi State prepares for its 2017 Charles H. Templeton Ragtime and Jazz Festival and the Gatsby Gala, Mississippi Public Broadcasting viewers have an opportunity this weekend to see excerpts of last year’s musical extravaganza.


Media Files:
http://www.msstate.edu/sites/www.msstate.edu/files/field/image/ragtime-logo-sm.jpg




MSU College of Veterinary Medicine researchers complete canine shelter population survey

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 14:02:49 -0600

A recently completed study by two researchers in Mississippi State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine brings American animal shelter canine populations into sharper focus.




Miss Maroon and White 2017 to be named during Friday program

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 11:56:20 -0600

Thirty-three young women will compete for the title of Miss Maroon and White 2017 at Mississippi State University on Friday [Feb. 17].




CASE III honors MSU Public Affairs office with ‘Grand’ awards

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 11:50:42 -0600

Mississippi State University’s Office of Public Affairs is the recipient of two top honors from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education District III.


Media Files:
http://www.msstate.edu/sites/www.msstate.edu/files/field/image/District3_Logo_HORIZ_outline_BLUE_0.jpg