Students in Mississippi State’s Department of Sociology got hands-on presentation experience this spring, joining sociology faculty in showcasing the strength of the department at a national social work conference in Birmingham.
Mississippi State Associate Professor Kenya Cistrunk is the 2023 president of the Mississippi Conference on Social Welfare, a group founded in 1927 to promote social welfare and foster professional development for human service professionals across the state.
Research by Molly Zuckerman, professor in Mississippi State’s Department of Anthropology and Middle Eastern Cultures, is featured in Communications Biology—a division of Nature—as part of a multi-institution, interdisciplinary project challenging the perspective of using human remains as objects for scientific study and, instead, using them as a pathway for reconstructing unique experiences, circumstances and places within history.
More than two dozen students from around the country in this summer’s Research Experience for Undergraduates program at Mississippi State visited the Gulf Coast to learn about the intersections of food, energy and water security as part of ongoing research into the habitat of marine life.
Many say theater has a way of reaching kids and changing their lives. This is true for Tabitha Hewitt-Rafferty, a freshman at Mississippi State University and former foster child who found solace in the performing arts.