In the nuclear magnetic resonance facility at Mississippi State University, three powerful magnets make it possible to see how atoms form bonds. Chemists there use the technology to design new polymers and study how bacteria bind to surfaces. To make it all work, they need an element that’s commonly found in grocery stores, but is also in perpetually short supply: helium.
Mississippi State University is taking care of what matters—and that includes its people. MSU is the only Southeastern Conference school to make the 2024 Top 50 list of “America’s Best Large Employers” recently published by Forbes.
Two Judy and Bobby Shackouls Honors College students are Mississippi State’s most recent national finalists for the Harry S. Truman Scholarship.
STARKVILLE, Miss.—For his outstanding commitment to research and teaching in the humanities, Mississippi State’s Shawn P. Lambert, an assistant professor of archaeology, is representing the university as the 2024 William Winter Scholar at the 35th Annual Natchez Trace Literary and Cinema Conference this week [Feb. 22-24] in Natchez.
STARKVILLE, Miss.—Mississippi State’s Theatre MSU continues its 60th season this month with a theatrical production highlighting the chaos and confusion of teenage life.
STARKVILLE, Miss.—Mississippi State University’s interdisciplinary lecture series—Race in America—this spring spotlights the expectations and inequities women face in the field of sports.
International awarding-winning poet, playwright and author Kwame Dawes brings literary depth and insight to Mississippi State as writer-in-residence, an annual program hosted by the College of Arts and Sciences’ Institute for the Humanities and the Department of English. This year the program celebrates its 10th anniversary.
STARKVILLE, Miss.—Ryan A. Folk, assistant professor in Mississippi State’s Department of Biological Sciences, is the recipient of a prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program award from the National Science Foundation.
STARKVILLE, Miss.—Mississippi State faculty members continue tackling current social issues in the Faculty Book Talk series, this month highlighting Elizabeth Miller, a Department of English associate professor.
To better serve faculty in conducting cutting-edge research into pressing social and scientific issues, Mississippi State’s College of Arts and Sciences announces this year’s recipients of the Strategic Research Initiative (SRI) programs -- the Faculty Seed Funding program and the Race and Racism Research Funding program -- an annual grant program providing funds for faculty research.
Four Mississippi State faculty members in the College of Arts and Sciences recently were awarded inaugural Professional Development in Teaching Grants, a new initiative designed to foster undergraduate student success by equipping faculty and staff with tools needed to lead large numbers of students.
STARKVILLE, Miss.—Mississippi State University’s College of Arts and Sciences hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Colonel Roger W. Strickland, MD and Mrs. Lucy T. Strickland Endowed Healthcare Conference Room and Library to honor two alumni with the establishment of a dedicated study space for future healthcare professionals.