MSU welcomes largest incoming class of Presidential Scholars
Mississippi State University is welcoming 42 exceptional students as its newest Presidential Scholars. Nearly twice the size of last year’s incoming class, the 2022-23 Presidential Scholars are now the largest class to be recognized with the university’s most prestigious undergraduate scholarships.
Womack named Miss. State Chemical Lab director, interim State Chemist
A two-time Mississippi State graduate is returning to the university as director of the Mississippi State Chemical Laboratory and interim State Chemist.
MSU admissions and scholarships director ‘jumps’ into Army ROTC learning experience
Mississippi State Director of Admissions and Scholarships Lori Ball is now a more valuable advocate for MSU’s Army Reserve Officer Training Corps program after completing a national leadership and team training program that ended with a challenging 13,000-foot tandem skydive jump.
MSU international business alumna selected as prestigious White House Fellow
A Mississippi State cum laude honors graduate is among only 15 selected nationally as a White House Fellow.
MSU research experience focused on food, energy and water benefits undergrads from around the U.S.
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.
MSU English faculty member one of three on shortlist for $100K Nigerian literature prize
A Mississippi State English faculty member is one of three nominees selected for a shortlist of finalists to receive the 2022 Nigeria Prize for Literature for his poetry written in tribute to his late daughter.
State Spotlight: The Light Princess
Theatre MSU is performing "The Light Princess," a classic fairytale of a princess “cursed with a lack of gravity,” for area schools through Sept. 30.
Bringing theater to all: Theatre MSU holding special performance for foster kids, families
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.
Voter awareness efforts led by state, university community
In 2021, Mississippi State University was awarded a “voter-friendly” status for student voter turn-out in the 2020 elections. State officials and MSU student organizations and departments have made efforts to maintain youth participation in the upcoming midterm election.
Celebrating National Fossil Day: Name that dinosaur contest, virtual exhibit open at MSU
National Fossil Day is approaching, and Mississippi State’s Department of Geosciences is ready to rock the day with a new virtual exhibit.
MSU’s Shoup urges Americans to ‘love each other,’ the nation in Constitution Day lecture
In a time of divisive culture wars, distrust in government and political uncertainty, Brian Shoup, a professor in and the head of Mississippi State’s Department of Political Science and Public Administration, said Americans can do two things to ensure the continued durability of the republic: love one another and love their country.