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MSU welcomes agriculture advocates

Mississippi State’s distinction as one of the nation’s leading universities in agriculture research brought prominent ag advocates to the Starkville campus Friday [April 22].
April 22, 2022

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Bicentennial year of Ulysses S. Grant celebrated with USGA meeting, special activities March 3-5

The Ulysses S. Grant Association and the U.S. Grant Presidential Library at Mississippi State University are kicking off a celebration of the 18th president’s bicentennial year with an annual meeting March 3-5 at the Starkville campus.
March 1, 2022

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Keenum touts faculty research productivity during annual spring meeting

President Mark E. Keenum and other senior administrators at Mississippi State addressed the faculty Tuesday [Feb. 1] at the annual spring general faculty meeting, with updates on the university’s legislative priorities, campus developments and university achievements.
February 11, 2022

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MSU sets new record for research expenditures, climbs to No. 88 nationally in latest NSF rankings

Mississippi State University’s research and development efforts continue to reach record heights as MSU reported $280 million in R&D expenditures in Fiscal Year 2020, placing it among the National Science Foundation’s top 90 research universities.
January 7, 2022

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‘It’s a blessing’: MSU, Starkville Area Habitat for Humanity dedicate 13th annual Maroon Edition home

There’s no place like a new home for the holidays, and a Starkville family is experiencing that feeling thanks to a dedicated group of volunteers from Mississippi State University and Starkville Area Habitat for Humanity.
December 15, 2021

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MSU complies with CDC, MSDH relaxation of mask requirements as local transmission numbers sharply decline

Vaccinated students, faculty, staff, and guests at Mississippi State University have earned a slight relaxation of indoor mask requirements effective Friday, October 29, as the university complies with the latest guidance provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH).
October 28, 2021

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MSU celebrates opening of Rula Engineering and Science Complex

Mississippi State University is celebrating the completion of the state-of-the-art new home for the Richard A. Rula School of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
October 27, 2021

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Mississippi State earns ‘Great College to Work For’ status for 6th consecutive year

For the sixth consecutive year, Mississippi State University has retained its title as one of the nation’s best campus workplaces in the Great Colleges to Work For® recognition program.
October 25, 2021

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MSU beginning to notify employees of IHL-issued mandate to comply with President Biden’s Executive Order


October 25, 2021

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IHL Board extends MSU leader’s contract through 2025

The Mississippi Board of Trustees of Institutions of Higher Learning has renewed the contract of MSU President Mark E. Keenum for a four-year term ending June 30, 2025, at his present compensation. Keenum is now in his 13th year of distinguished and impactful service to the university.
October 21, 2021

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Gov. Reeves announces Catherine Pierce as Mississippi’s Poet Laureate

Gov. Tate Reeves has appointed accomplished poet and educator Catherine Pierce of Starkville as Mississippi’s Poet Laureate.
April 22, 2021

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MSU honors outstanding graduate students, world-class faculty

Mississippi State’s Graduate School and Graduate Student Association are recognizing students and faculty mentors for their teaching, research and service contributions in an unprecedented academic year.
April 20, 2021

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MSU, Starkville Area Habitat for Humanity ceremony dedicates ‘home built with love’ for local family, honors retired Army captain

Mississippi State University and Starkville Area Habitat for Humanity gave attendees of today’s [March 29] 12th annual Maroon Edition home dedication ceremony many reasons to smile.
March 29, 2021

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MSU creates $1.8 billion annual economic impact, study shows

Mississippi State University provides an estimated annual economic impact of $1.8 billion to the Magnolia State, a recently completed analysis shows.
March 22, 2021

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MSU President Keenum issues statement on recent violence

In light of the shootings in Atlanta last week and other recent violent acts against Asian Americans and others of Asian descent, starting today, the Mississippi State University Division of Access, Diversity and Inclusion, under the capable leadership of Vice President Ra’Sheda Boddie Forbes, is providing the following support and resources:
March 22, 2021