PSPA department head to speak Monday at MSU’s Constitution Day event
Mississippi State’s head of the Department of Political Science and Public Administration will be the featured speaker Monday [Sept. 19] during the university’s annual Constitution Day program.
MSU Orators Lecture Series, ‘Phormio’ performances highlight Classical Week
Mississippi State’s annual Classical Week returns Sept. 19-23 featuring a lecture by a renowned classics expert and two outdoor performances of an early Roman comedy. The week is an exploration of this year’s Orators Lecture Series’ theme “Family Secrets and Societal Roles: Finding Meaning in Human Connectivity.”
Emmie Perkins, Miss Mississippi State University 2021, crowns Anna Katherine Thompson as Miss MSU 2022 during Sunday's [Sept. 11] competition at Lee Hall's Bettersworth Auditorium. Thompson, a junior communication major from Ruston, Louisiana, will represent MSU in the Miss Mississippi pageant next year.
MSU’s English department bestows inaugural ‘Wendy Herd’ award in memory of late professor
The Department of English at Mississippi State University presented its inaugural Wendy Herd Award for Research in Linguistics this spring in honor and memory of the late Wendy Herd, former director of MSU’s Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) program and founder of the department’s Linguistics Research Laboratory.
Banerjee to address Russo-Ukrainian War at upcoming British Academy conference
A Mississippi State associate professor of political science and public administration is a featured speaker this month for The British Academy’s conference on the Russo-Ukrainian War.
College of Arts and Sciences adds academic affairs leadership
The College of Arts and Sciences at Mississippi State University has solidified administrative roles in the academic affairs division for the largest college within the land-grant university by removing the interim title of two assistant deans.
MSU meteorologist: Dry air, other variables taking teeth out of Atlantic hurricane season
Despite its unusually slow start, a Mississippi State meteorologist says not to rule out an increase in activity during the last months of the Atlantic Ocean’s hurricane season, a time each year concerned Mississippians monitor.
A&S Faculty member featured in The Conversation
Thessalia Merivaki, Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration, featured.
MSU faculty member’s work featured in ‘Science’ fleshes out archaeological hypotheses, impacts on human civilizations
Mississippi State Associate Professor Anna Osterholtz is part of a team of scholars featured in a current trio of articles in Science—the premier journal for researchers published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science—for their research tying together genetic data and linguistic movement as people migrated across early civilizations.
MSU faculty member’s book of poetry celebrates imagination, reinvention of self
Christie Collins, a lecturer in Mississippi State’s Department of English, pairs “art with poetry” in her full-length book of poetry—The Art of Coming Undone—anticipated to be published this spring.
Academy of American Poets selects Mississippi’s Poet Laureate Catherine Pierce for fellowship
Mississippi’s Poet Laureate Catherine Pierce adds another accolade to her distinguished list of honors this month with her selection as a Poet Laureate Fellow by the Academy of American Poets, one of only 22 recipients this year.
Chemistry faculty member garners NSF grant to design new optical spectrometer
A Mississippi State faculty member in the Department of Chemistry is the principal investigator of a $390,000 National Science Foundation grant to develop an optical spectrometer to study materials’ spectral chemical sizes, shapes and chemical compositions, as well as their optical properties. The research could lead to new discoveries about materials and their makeup.