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Published: Mon, 27 Mar 2017 17:39:16 -0500

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Longtime National Geographic editor illustrates water trends and challenges

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 17:39:16 -0500

A longtime National Geographic magazine editor shared stunning visual depictions of water around the world to emphasize the global challenges associated with the coveted resource.


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John M. Barry encourages intensity, purpose in work during SEC Conference at MSU

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:30:04 -0500

Best-selling Louisiana author and historian John M. Barry highlighted the importance of water and motivation during the 2017 SEC Academic Conference’s first keynote address on Monday [March 27] at The Mill at MSU Conference Center.


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Rogers named director of MSU-led UAS center of excellence

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:28:48 -0500

A nationally recognized aerospace authority has joined Mississippi’s leading research university on a full-time basis after serving in an interim role.


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MSU program next week spotlights ‘Nike’ restoration, preservation

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:35:51 -0500

An internationally recognized art researcher and teacher from Georgia brings her vast knowledge of ancient Greece to Mississippi State next week.


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Forbes named assistant vice president for multicultural affairs at MSU

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:38:14 -0500

A Mississippi State staff member with a longstanding commitment of fostering a diverse and welcoming campus community officially has been named her alma mater’s assistant vice president for multicultural affairs.


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Mississippi high school students visit MSU to help solve world hunger

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:24:17 -0500

High school students from across the state spent Friday [March 24] at Mississippi State University discussing how to solve world hunger.


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Theta Tau looks into the future at upcoming 'Theta Talks' event

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:03:50 -0500

Using the theme “Tomorrow Builders: The Future Starts Now,” the engineering fraternity Theta Tau will hold it’s annual Theta Talk lecture series on Tuesday [March 28] in the Dorman Hall auditorium from 6-8 p.m.




Take a step back in time: MSU Libraries’ Templeton Ragtime and Jazz Festival offers 1920s-inspired experiences

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:56:07 -0500

When Mississippi State University Libraries’ Templeton Ragtime and Jazz Festival returns next Thursday-Saturday [March 30-April 1], patrons of Mitchell Memorial Library will travel back to the 1920s and experience what many consider one of the most fascinating eras in American culture.


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MSU student, recent alumna named Fulbright finalists

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:09:13 -0500

A Mississippi State University student and a recent alumnus will both travel abroad this year after being named finalists in the U.S. Student Fulbright Program.


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Zacharias Distinguished Staff Award nominations due March 31

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:10:30 -0500

Staff Council needs your help nominating outstanding Mississippi State University employees for the Zacharias Distinguished Staff Award. Twelve winners will be presented with a plaque of recognition and a check for $1,000. Awards will be announced at the annual Luncheon in the Junction on May 12 at noon. The nomination deadline is March 31.




Robots could help children give evidence in child abuse cases

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:41:31 -0500

Would a child open up to a robot? A team at Mississippi State University is suggesting using robots to question children in investigations of child abuse.




Student organizations plan 5K at MSU in support of EB research, local child

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:46:38 -0500

Mississippi State University’s Montgomery Leadership Program and Army ROTC Bulldog Battalion will hold a 5K run to support a local child battling a rare genetic tissue disorder.


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MSU recognizes Diversity Award winners

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:51:01 -0500

Mississippi State University honored two students and two faculty members Thursday [March 23] for actions that enhance campus diversity.


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MSU-Meridian professor to be keynote speaker at national conference

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:18:11 -0500

A Mississippi State University-Meridian assistant professor of educational leadership will serve as keynote speaker for a national conference in early April.


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MSU’s Vahedifard examines ‘Lessons from the Oroville dam’ in Science

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:17:51 -0500

STARKVILLE, Miss.—A letter in Science magazine from a Mississippi State faculty member is examining lessons gleaned from the recent Oroville dam incident in California.


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MSU to host kick-off event for Mississippi Chapter of the Fulbright Association

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:51:14 -0500

The Mississippi Chapter of the Fulbright Association will celebrate its recent formation with a March 31 kick-off workshop and luncheon at The Mill at MSU Conference Center.




MSU announces National Public Health Week activities schedule

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:41:18 -0500

Three free events taking place at Mississippi State during the first full week of April will mark the university’s observance of National Public Health Week.




MSU to hold 27th annual International Fiesta April 1

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:05:31 -0500

Mississippi State University’s annual International Fiesta is set for April 1 on the historic Drill Field.


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April reception to recognize PCSW award winners

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:57:47 -0500

The President's Commission on the Status of Women (PCSW) at Mississippi State University has announced the winners for the annual Student Leadership Awards and PCSW Awards. There will be a reception on April 4 from 2-4 p.m. to honor all of the nominees and recognize the winners for each category. The reception will be held in the Griffis Hall Honors Forum Room on the top floor of the building.




MSU summit looks to the future of manufacturing

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:13:32 -0500

Mississippi State University’s 7th Annual Manufacturing Summit showcased ways teamwork can help keep Mississippi and the U.S. competitive in the manufacturing industry in the 21st century.


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