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Aug 26, 2014, 13:17 ET

Geologist Discovers Natural Methane Seepage In An Unlikely Place

New questions about geology, oceanography and seafloor ecosystems are being raised because of research by a Mississippi State University...

Jul 23, 2014, 19:38 ET

Keenum Appointed to Board of Directors of USDA'S Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Thomas J. Vilsack announced in Washington, D.C., today that Mississippi State University President Mark E. Keenum has...

Apr 14, 2014, 10:28 ET

MSU Information Systems Expert Advises On Creating Strong Passwords In Response To 'Heartbleed'

The recently-discovered "Heartbleed" bug affecting as much as two-thirds of the Internet is causing people to hurriedly change passwords and...

Jan 09, 2014, 15:35 ET

Mississippi State Broadens Research Ties With United Nations FAO

During meetings this week in Rome, Mississippi State University officials formally broadened a 2010 agreement to work together with the United...

Nov 14, 2013, 09:07 ET

MSU Part of Consortium Awarded $25 Million For Food Security Research

 Mississippi State University is among a consortium of universities and other partners receiving a $25 million, five-year international grant...

Nov 14, 2013, 08:07 ET

Newly Discovered Protist Suggests Evolutionary Answers, Questions

From Massachusetts to Mississippi, a unicellular protist is hinting at answers about the evolution of multicellularity while raising a whole new...

Oct 25, 2013, 09:38 ET

Bagley College Launches First-Of-Its-Kind Initiative For Students

 Students in Mississippi State's Bagley College of Engineering will benefit from a new initiative meant to spur involvement in engineering...

Oct 23, 2013, 13:25 ET

Effective Arts Integration Improves Test Scores

Effective classroom arts integration can reduce or eliminate educational achievement gaps for economically disadvantaged students, according to a...

Oct 18, 2013, 12:48 ET

College Board Approves The Mill At MSU Development

 The Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning on Thursday (Oct. 17) approved a series of interrelated agreements...

Oct 17, 2013, 18:19 ET

Kennedy gift to benefit MSU wetland theater, grow endowed chair

A gift of real estate in Carroll County serves as a lead contribution for Mississippi State University's Carsie Clark and Diane Worthington Young...

Oct 04, 2013, 07:00 ET

MSU Researchers Secure Major NIH Grant

Mississippi State University has been awarded a $10 million grant for five years of support from the National Institutes of Health to further...

Oct 02, 2013, 16:57 ET

Georgia-Pacific Touts MSU as Top Provider for New Hires

A world leader in paper and building products manufacturing is praising Mississippi State as a top producer of the company's new...

May 17, 2013, 08:00 ET

MSU Hires Syracuse's Messac As Bagley College Of Engineering Dean

A New York higher education administrator and faculty member is Mississippi State's new engineering dean. The appointment of Achille Messac to...

Apr 25, 2013, 08:00 ET

New Study Offers Insight On Pandemic Flu

Pandemic flu continues to threaten public health, especially in the wake of the recent emergence of an H7N9 low pathogenic avian influenza strain...

Jan 24, 2013, 18:26 ET

MSU And UM Announce Joint Mississippi Excellence In Teaching Program

Mississippi's two largest universities have joined forces to create an innovative program designed to attract the state's best and brightest...

Oct 31, 2012, 07:00 ET

Start-up Biz With University Ties Plans Record Social Media Launch

When an expected crowd of 40,000 music festival goers descends on a historic area in downtown Starkville, Miss., Friday [Nov. 2] for Bulldog Bash,...

Oct 30, 2012, 21:31 ET

New England Poultry Producers May See Effects From Sandy

Instead of an early snowfall this time of year, farmers along the eastern seaboard are dealing with flood waters and wind damage from Hurricane...

Oct 30, 2012, 21:24 ET

Experts Tout Dominance Of Meteorology At Mississippi State University

As Hurricane Sandy pummels the East Coast, Mississippi State University meteorology experts are some of the most trusted voices in the national...

Oct 30, 2012, 20:30 ET

Mississippi State Economists Weigh In On Sandy's Impending Financial Fury

 In addition to the immediate physical impacts Hurricane Sandy promises the Northeast, economists say the storm also will bring intrinsic...

Oct 17, 2012, 08:00 ET

Mobile Clinics Train Veterinary Students, Save Shelter Animals

  In one of many states across the nation facing the monumental difficulty of pet overpopulation, Mississippi's largest university and only...