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Rockin’ new threads: Uniform upgrades give MSU’s Famous Maroon Band members improved comfort, more contemporary look

Mississippi State’s Famous Maroon Band always commands attention with its talent-driven sound, and 420 student members now have an even sharper, more comfortable look to match thanks to new uniforms.
October 25, 2019

Mississippi State

MSU’s Zant to assume broader duties as VP Amy Tuck retires

Veteran Mississippi State University Vice President Don A. Zant will assume broader duties in a campus reorganization plan unveiled by MSU President Mark E. Keenum after longtime Vice President for Campus Services Amy Tuck announced her retirement earlier this month.
October 22, 2019

News Mississippi

Mississippi State and Belhaven University partner for dual degree program

Top officials from Mississippi State University's Bagley College of Engineering and Belhaven University's School of Science and Arts signed an agreement on Thursday to create a new dual degree program for undergraduate students.
October 18, 2019

Mississippi State

MSU and Belhaven University partner for dual degree program

Top officials from Mississippi State University’s Bagley College of Engineering and Belhaven University’s School of Science and Arts signed an agreement on Thursday [Oct. 17] to create a new dual degree program for undergraduate students.
October 17, 2019

APLU News & Media

A Win-Win: New Report for USAID Finds Agricultural Investments in Developing Countries Yield Significant Economic Benefits at Home As Well

The U.S. receives broad-based economic, national security, and diplomatic benefits from its agricultural assistance investments in the developing world, according to a new report commissioned by the Board for International Food and Agriculture Development (BIFAD).
October 16, 2019

News Mississippi

Helping Others Helps Us: Guest column by MSU President Dr. Mark Keenum

Working to find solutions to the many problems posed by hunger and poverty have defined much of my professional life.
October 14, 2019

Mark E. Keenum | Opinion

GUEST VIEW: Study finds international aid investments pay domestic dividends

Dr. Mark E. Keenum, chairman of the Board for International Food and Agricultural Development and President of Mississippi State University, writes in The Meridian Star: Working to find solutions to the many problems posed by hunger and poverty have defined much of my professional life.
October 11, 2019

Mississippi State

MSU opens MaxxSouth Digital Media Center at Mitchell Memorial Library

Mississippi State University officially opened the MaxxSouth Digital Media Center in ceremonies today [Oct. 7] in Mitchell Memorial Library with a ribbon cutting and program with remarks by company representatives.
October 8, 2019

Mississippi State

Alumna honors brother with library reading room at MSU

Overlooking Mississippi State’s historic Drill Field in the heart of campus, a newly transformed area in Mitchell Memorial Library gives students a vantage point to appreciate the university’s beauty while devoting essential time to their academic studies.
October 3, 2019

Starkville Daily News

Mississippi State unveils new animal and dairy sciences building

After nearly two years of construction, Mississippi State University's Department of Animal and Dairy Sciences now has a new home.
October 2, 2019

Mississippi State

Big scholarship, big potential: Meet MSU’s newest Provost Scholars

Providing support for academics, study abroad, research, creative discovery and conference travel, Mississippi State’s Provost Scholarships are opening the door to a world of possibilities for 17 incoming first-year students.
September 5, 2019

Starkville Daily News

New Mississippi State students to read Grant Library book

This semester, all new Mississippi State University undergraduates will read a new biography produced by the Ulysses S. Grant Library at MSU. The book titled "Hold on with a Bulldog Grip: A Short Study of Ulysses S. Grant," is a short biography and study of the former president and Civil War hero.
August 30, 2019

MSU Office of Public Affairs

President Mark Keenum addresses faculty regarding leadership, growth, other MSU updates

Mississippi State President Mark E. Keenum spoke to faculty Wednesday, giving details on changes in key senior university leadership positions, ongoing campus growth and statewide trends impacting higher education.
August 29, 2019

Mississippi State

Keenum addresses faculty regarding leadership, growth, other MSU updates

Mississippi State President Mark E. Keenum spoke to faculty Wednesday [Aug. 28], giving details on changes in key senior university leadership positions, ongoing campus growth and statewide trends impacting higher education.
August 28, 2019

Mississippi State

MSU leaders, special guests encourage students to make the most of their time on campus

Mississippi State University welcomed thousands of new freshmen and transfer students to campus Thursday [Aug. 22] with Fall Convocation.
August 23, 2019

Mississippi State

MSU, Habitat for Humanity break ground on 11th Maroon Edition home

Mississippi State University and Starkville Area Habitat for Humanity broke ground Tuesday [Aug. 13] on the 11th Maroon Edition home.
August 13, 2019

Mississippi State

MSU breaks ground on 500-space parking garage

Mississippi State University officials broke ground Wednesday [Aug. 7] on a new 500-space parking garage, which will be located next to Howell Hall and across from Humphrey Coliseum.
August 7, 2019

Mississippi State

Inaugural Luckyday Scholars Program launches annual support for MSU students

The Luckyday Foundation of Jackson has pledged significant support benefiting Mississippi State University students who are residents of the Magnolia State. The $650,000 commitment will provide scholarship awards and promote student success through enhanced programming and engagement over four years.
July 30, 2019

Mississippi State

Eight MSU students receive prestigious Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship

Eight Mississippi State University students will receive $30,000 per year to attend medical school as part of the prestigious Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship Program.
July 22, 2019

Mississippi State

MSU campus construction projects underway to enhance academics, research, student experience

As Mississippi State prepares for the fall 2019 semester, several capital improvement projects are underway to help the university meet growing demand for academic, research and student living spaces.
July 20, 2019