STARKVILLE, Miss.— Longtime English faculty member Ann Spurlock, who retired in December after 33 years influencing college students at Mississippi State University, directed MSU’s quality enhancement plan (QEP)—Maroon and Write—now proven to have increased the writing skills of university students.
Julia S. Soares, a Mississippi State University assistant professor in the Department of Psychology, co-authored a 2021 report, Memory in the Digital Age, on the positive and negative aspects of technology’s implications on human memory, highlighting the decline of “muscle memory” because of over-reliance on technology.
A Mississippi State Department of History faculty member is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Humanities summer stipend award to help fund her archival research on the history of medicine in the 19th century.
James Parker’s abilities as a filmmaker and storyteller have put the Mississippi experience into focus for a statewide, regional and national audience and filled the Mississippi State University Television Center’s shelves with numerous awards.
Jesse Goliath, a Mississippi State University assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology and Middle Eastern Cultures, shares his experiences in the field and how he learned to cope with gruesome scenes in his line of work on an episode of “Archaeology after Dark,” Alabama’s Archaeological Society’s podcast. The podcast episode is available on YouTube—“Ask a Forensic Anthropologist.”
A group of young people with Autism Spectrum Disorder who are interested in science, technology and related fields are getting a new chance to learn about physics and other topics this week as part of an innovative camp at Mississippi State, which may be the country’s first of its kind.
WMSV, Mississippi State’s award-winning radio station, is adding 2021-22 honors to its running list of more than 50 state, regional and national distinctions. The university’s noncommercial, community station 91.1 FM is rated a “Best College Radio Station” by the Southeast Collegiate Journalism Conference, placing second in the organization’s 34th annual Best of the South Collegiate Journalism Competition.
Mississippi State Associate Professor of English Jervette R. Ward is the new president of a national language association devoted to serving the academic, scholarly and professional interests of African American collegiate scholars.
Vasabjit Banerjee, an associate professor within Mississippi State’s Department of Political Science and Public Administration, has been selected from a nationwide pool of applicants to attend this summer’s prestigious International Policy Summer Institute.
Students at Mississippi State now have a new, one-of-a-kind program to consider when weighing degree options at the university.
Mississippi State Department of Communication faculty and students are celebrating their successes after receiving numerous awards this spring semester.