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Published: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 12:05:31 -0500

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MSU earns prestigious spot as finalist on president’s community service honor roll

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 12:05:31 -0500

Mississippi State University is one of four universities nationwide recognized as a finalist in the recently announced 2015 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll in the Economic Opportunity category.


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Race in America lecture series brings professionals to MSU to discuss important research on race

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:33:06 -0500

Several nationally-recognized scholars will visit Mississippi State University for the Race in America lecture series, opening the dialogue about different aspects of race and creating discussion about one of the most pressing topics in today’s headlines.




Information session set for Boren scholarships, fellowships

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:17:59 -0500

Students, faculty and staff are invited to join the Shackouls Honors College and the International Institute at Mississippi State for an information session about 2017 Boren scholarships and fellowships on Nov. 1 at 3 p.m. in Colvard Student Union, Room 329.




Applications sought for Grisham teaching excellence awards

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:49:52 -0500

Mississippi State University faculty who are interested in submitting applications for the 2017 Grisham Master Teacher Award, the Alumni Association Early Career Teaching Excellence Award or the Alumni Association Graduate Teaching Excellence Award have until Oct. 17 to do so. After careful review, the University Instructional Improvement Committee will select and announce the winners before the end of the spring 2017 semester.




Project helps strengthen local foods network

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 09:11:38 -0500

Mississippi food producers, buyers, economic developers and marketing professionals can attend an upcoming session of the Local Foods Resource Mapping Project to help strengthen the state’s local food network.




PERS leader to speak on campus Thursday afternoon

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:22:53 -0500

The director of the Mississippi Public Employees’ Retirement System will speak Thursday [Sept. 29] at Mississippi State. Pat Robertson, a university alumna, is visiting campus as a guest of the Association of Retired Faculty. Open to all, her presentation will begin at 2 p.m. in the Parker/North Ballroom of the Hunter Henry Alumni Center.




Bulldog spirit at work: MSU students help flood victims rebuild

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:39:14 -0500

STARKVILLE, Miss.—As thousands recover from last month’s historic flooding in south Louisiana and Mississippi, members of the Mississippi State Bulldog family are lending a hand to ease that process.


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'Dinner & A Mystery' special event to benefit Save the Children

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:44:02 -0500

The Department of Anthropology and Middle Eastern Cultures and the Cobb Institute of Archaeology at Mississippi State will host "Dinner and A Mystery" from 6-8 p.m. on Oct. 28. Guests are invited to come dressed in 1920’s-themed attire and be prepared for a fun and mysterious evening.


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MSU professor receives Mississippi Arts Commission Fellowship grant

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:37:56 -0500

A faculty member of Mississippi State’s College of Architecture, Art and Design is receiving statewide recognition.


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MSU classical and modern languages, literatures department hosts inaugural symposium

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 11:57:29 -0500

Mississippi State’s Department of Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures is hosting its inaugural symposium Friday-Saturday [Sept. 30-Oct. 1] at The Mill at MSU in Starkville.


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MSU’s Moser to sign new book on influential French philosopher

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 11:45:20 -0500

An MSU faculty member will hold a book signing this week for his new work that explores the bold and unique theories of French philosopher Michel Serres and his insights on evaluating major changes in the world today and effectively preparing for the future.


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Keenum announces national search for MSU’s director of athletics

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:30:34 -0500

Mississippi State University President Mark E. Keenum today announced that a nationwide search is now underway to choose the institution’s 17th director of athletics to replace Scott Stricklin, who has accepted the athletic director’s job at the University of Florida.


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Benefits open enrollment begins Saturday

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 17:14:30 -0500

Starting Saturday [Oct. 1], benefits open enrollment will be available for eligible Mississippi State University employees. Open enrollment is required only if you are adding new coverage, changing existing coverage or canceling coverage. If you aren’t adding new coverage, changing existing coverage or canceling coverage, you do not need to participate in open enrollment, and your current benefits will continue into 2017.




SEC honors MSU students with Dr. Pepper Education Abroad Awards

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:47:37 -0500

Two Mississippi State students are among 28 recipients of the Southeastern Conference’s 2016-17 Dr. Pepper Education Abroad Award.




Summit showcases Mississippi as leader in putting data to use

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:15:42 -0500

Leaders in state government, education and economic development showcased the importance of reliable data during the inaugural ‘Mississippi – A Data Driven State’ summit, held Friday [Sept. 23] at Mississippi State University.


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MSU’s Vahedifard expands focus on disaster avoidance

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 15:29:13 -0500

A letter in Science magazine this week from a Mississippi State faculty member points to recent Louisiana flooding as an example of how compound hazards can lead to disaster and calls for research to better prepare for future climatic events.


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Mississippi State announces 2016-17 Presidential Scholars class

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 16:44:58 -0500

Nine freshmen, three sophomores and one junior from Mississippi, Alabama and Tennessee are this year’s selections for Mississippi State’s most prestigious undergraduate scholarships.


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Fire safety preparedness training, awareness event scheduled

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 16:33:14 -0500

The Department of Human Resources Management and the Community Emergency Response Team at Mississippi State invite you to participate in fire safety preparedness training to be held Tuesday [Sept. 27] and Friday [Sept. 30] from 2-4 p.m. in Colvard Student Union's Fowlkes Auditorium.




MSU’s T.K. Martin Center to host ‘Super Fun Run’ Sept. 30

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 16:22:34 -0500

Individuals of all ages are encouraged to dress as their favorite superhero and participate in the T.K. Martin Center for Technology and Disability’s ‘Super Fun Run’ Friday [Sept. 30] at Mississippi State.


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Showtime! Theatre MSU announces 2016-17 season lineup

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 15:03:10 -0500

Theatre MSU is opening its 53rd season Saturday [Oct. 1] at 2 p.m. with “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” children’s show on the university’s McComas Hall main stage.


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