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Published: Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:42:07 -0600

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Fall graduation parking, traffic flow details announced

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:42:07 -0600

Parking Services at Mississippi State University is preparing for fall commencement on the Starkville campus, which takes place Friday [Dec. 9] at 7 p.m.




ITS to begin removal of Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Summer 2015 info from myCourses

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:03:45 -0600

All course sections for semesters prior to Fall 2015 — Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Summer 2015 — will be removed from Mississippi State's myCourses system beginning on Dec. 14. If instructors need any information — including student assessments, discussion posts, etc. — from any of these sections, they must take action to save the needed materials before Dec. 14.




Mississippi State accepting nominations for honorary doctoral degrees

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:46:57 -0600

Nominations for honorary doctoral degrees to be awarded by Mississippi State at the spring commencement ceremony are being accepted until Jan. 9, 2017. Nominations and supporting materials should be sent to the Honorary Degree Committee in care of the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President.




MSU administrators, faculty named SEC Academic Leadership Development Program Fellows

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 10:09:23 -0600

Four Mississippi State administrators and faculty members are among 52 selected as 2016-17 Southeastern Conference Academic Leadership Development Program Fellows.




MSU’s Thompson receives New York Academy of Medicine grant

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 14:38:16 -0600

An assistant professor in Mississippi State’s Department of History is receiving a prestigious research grant that will take her to the Big Apple next summer.


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SEC leader to address MSU fall graduates

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 09:10:35 -0600

Greg Sankey, Southeastern Conference commissioner, will deliver the commencement address at Mississippi State University’s fall 2016 graduation.


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Fulbright-Hays 2017 summer seminar in Jordan, Israel now taking applications

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 15:53:11 -0600

Mississippi State faculty from the Department of Anthropology and Middle Eastern Cultures, with support from the College of Arts and Sciences and the International Institute, have been awarded a Fulbright-Hays Group Travel Grant. All MSU faculty, graduate students, and sophomores, juniors and seniors are eligible to apply. Applications are due Jan. 15, 2017.




MSU’s Hyatt elected to APLU Student Affairs Executive Committee

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 15:42:07 -0600

A top Mississippi State University administrator has been elected to serve on the Association of Public Land-Grant Universities’ Council on Student Affairs Executive Committee.


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MSU offers gameday info, parking rules for 2016 MHSAA championships

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 11:50:29 -0600

Mississippi State University will host the Mississippi High School Activities Association’s Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Gridiron Classic on Dec. 2-3 at Davis Wade Stadium on the Starkville campus.


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Service-learning class designation applications available online

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 09:57:03 -0600

The Center for Community-Engaged Learning (formerly Center for the Advancement of Service-Learning Excellence) has placed S-designation applications online. The applications are for faculty interested in having their course designated as a service-learning class.




Mitchell Memorial Library open 24 hours a day through exams

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 09:52:06 -0600

Mitchell Memorial Library at Mississippi State will be open 24 hours a day until Dec. 9 at 7:45 p.m.


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Open House to showcase the University Florist at MSU

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 09:41:28 -0600

The University Florist at Mississippi State will showcase holiday decor and gift ideas during an open house Friday [Dec. 2] from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. in the flower shop located at 100 Lee Blvd. in the center of campus.


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Notice to all MSU employees

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 15:14:00 -0600

Earlier this fall, Mississippi State University advised certain employees that they would become eligible for overtime in response to changes to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Those changes were to become effective on December 1. A federal court issued an injunction late last week stopping, at least temporarily, the nationwide implementation of those changes to the FLSA.




U.S. Department of Education awards Middle East study-abroad grant to MSU

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 14:22:03 -0600

Two well-traveled, cultural researchers in Mississippi State’s College of Arts and Sciences are receiving a prestigious federal overseas-study award.


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And your time starts…now! MSU grad students participate in Three Minute Thesis competition

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 10:55:31 -0600

An 80,000-word thesis would take nine hours to present, but nearly 50 Mississippi State graduate students recently had less than three minutes to convey their months or years of complex research during the university’s fourth annual Three Minute Thesis competition


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MSU is monitoring impact of federal judge's FLSA overtime ruling

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 10:28:04 -0600

Mississippi State University officials are monitoring the impact of a preliminary injunction by a federal judge that appears to halt the implementation of the new U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) federal overtime pay rule which would have doubled the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA’s) salary threshold for exemption from overtime pay.




Mississippi State announces partnership with Oktibbeha County for Blackjack Road traffic and safety improvements

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 16:43:45 -0600

Mississippi State University and Oktibbeha County are working together to improve safety and traffic flow on the areas of Blackjack Road adjacent to the MSU campus.




MSU Libraries digitize Civil War diaries and letters

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 13:55:57 -0600

The Mississippi State University Libraries has made available in its digital collections the Civil War era, first-hand accounts of the Orville Babcock Diaries and Letters of Pvt. Arthur McKinstry.


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‘Tis the season’: Criss Christmas Concert next week at MSU

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 13:41:10 -0600

To help launch the Golden Triangle’s 2016 yuletide season, the annual Criss Christmas Concert will take place Friday [Dec. 2] at Mississippi State University.




Graduating graphic design majors at MSU present ‘Half Dozen’ exhibition

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 13:16:20 -0600

Works of six fine art seniors specializing in graphic design at Mississippi State are on display Nov. 29-Dec. 7 at the Cullis Wade Depot Art Gallery.


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