Published: Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:42:07 -0600
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 15:02:41 -0600
The Office of Research and Economic Development at Mississippi State is now accepting preproposals for the annual Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) Ralph E. Powe Jr. Faculty Enhancement Award. The deadline to submit preproposals to ORED is Dec. 9 at 5 p.m. This is a limited submission, and the university can submit two applications to ORAU for consideration.
Tue, 15 Nov 2016 11:57:02 -0600
MSU Dining invites students, faculty and staff to sign up today for a spring semester meal plan or upgrade their existing plan.
Wed, 09 Nov 2016 14:27:44 -0600
Approximately 30 parking spaces just north of Eckie's Pond will be closed from Wednesday [Nov. 9] through the end of March 2017 for a construction project.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:11:52 -0500
Mississippi State's Department of Art and Center for Student Activities is partnering with Starkville Habitat for Humanity for "Salvaged Splendor," an art exhibition celebrating the beauty found in overlooked items from everyday life.
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 13:59:25 -0500
The Myrlie Evers-Williams Institute for the Elimination of Health Disparities at the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) is pleased to announce the 3rd Annual Rural Interdisciplinary Case Experience (RICE) Bowl on Oct. 25 at 5:30 p.m. in Jackson.
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.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 15:58:38 -0500
As part of the “Healthy U” series, Mississippi State's Staff Council, in partnership with Health Promotion and Wellness and ActiveHealth, invites you to attend the workshop, “Clear the Air MSU for a Smoke-Free Campus” on Sept. 30 from noon-1 p.m. in the Hunter Henry Center's Parker Ballroom. This session will focus on the new smoke-free policy, cessation programs offered through the university, and discuss strategies to quit smoking and identify tips to help keep you on track with your tobacco free goals.
Fri, 02 Sep 2016 11:58:05 -0500
Studying abroad gives Mississippi State students an invaluable opportunity to expand one's horizons and gain a new perspective on the world while being immersed in an exciting new culture. Weekly study abroad interest sessions will be held for students at MSU every Monday at 11 a.m. in Allen Hall, Room 611 and every Tuesday at 2 p.m. in Allen Hall, Room 611 this semester.
Tue, 30 Aug 2016 08:16:07 -0500
To support scholarly research efforts within the Southeastern Conference, library deans from all SEC member universities have committed to sharing in new ways their respective institutional collections with other conference schools, effective immediately.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:37:44 -0500
While some scholars are firm in their belief that King Arthur is merely a literary invention, others are more circumspect. "We don't have evidence to prove his historicity, but we certainly don't have evidence to prove he's manufactured, that he's a completely fictional character," says Christopher Snyder, dean and professor of history at Mississippi State University and author of The World of King Arthur.
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 11:10:06 -0500
Zack Rowland, who recently became director of the Institute for Imaging & Analytical Technologies (I2AT) at Mississippi State University, has long had a serious interest in photography and electrical engineering.
Wed, 17 Aug 2016 11:26:35 -0500
A professional workshop on "Best Practices for Managing Student Behavior - In & Beyond the Classroom" will be held so new and veteran faculty and staff can gain strategies on navigating difficult behavior or situations that may arise in the lecture, laboratory or work environments. Discussion also will include the Maroon Alert notification system and other aspects of crisis management.
All sessions will take place in the Colvard Student Union's Fowlkes Auditorium:
August 18: 12-1 p.m.
August 22: 5:30-6:30 p.m.
September 1: 12-1 p.m.
Wed, 03 Aug 2016 10:34:24 -0500
The Montgomery Leadership Program (MLP) at Mississippi State is accepting applications, including references, until Sept. 20 for the next class of student leaders beginning in spring 2017. MLP Fellows undergo a three-semester study of leadership skills and strategies while actively engaging in their community through service.