Monthly Archives: July 2012

Campus volunteers help freshmen move in Aug. 11

Two new Mississippi State residence halls will open for the first time as the university holds its annual welcome and move-in day for new students. Taking place Aug. 11, the seventh consecutive Movin’ You to MSU–MVNU2MSU in textspeak–day marks the…

MSU and land-grants get international award

MISSISSIPPI STATE ­ Mississippi State University is one of 106 land-grant universities honored by the Borlaug Medallion given by the World Food Prize Foundation. The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities received the award during a ceremony in Washington, D.C.,…

Soybeans need moisture to finish season strong

By Keri Collins Lewis MSU Ag Communications MISSISSIPPI STATE ­ Recent rains and irrigation have helped portions of Mississippi¹s soybeans recover from June¹s dry spell, but more moisture is needed to complete the season. ³We are thankful for the rain…

Gov. Phil Bryant Unveils Plan to Improve Student Achievement

Gov. Phil Bryant Unveils Plan to Improve Student Achievement Gov. Phil Bryant Unveils Plan to Improve Student Achievement Performance based compensation will encourage and reward teaching excellence JACKSON—Gov. Phil Bryant today presented a new approach to improving Mississippi’s educational attainments—encouraging…

Silver Alert Cancellation

Silver Alert Cancellation The Silver Alert issued earlier today for James William Sunn of Ackerman, Mississippi is cancelled. Mr. Sunn was located earlier this evening, unharmed as he continued his journey to Canada. Thank you for your participation in this…

Hosemann issues statement on Brennan Center Voter ID Report

Hosemann issues statement on Brennan Center Voter ID Report            “The Brennan Center ‘Report’ is purposely inaccurate and is misleading in its statements about Mississippi.            Mississippi is cited as having 746, 316 voting age citizens more than ten (10) miles from…

Midwest drought problems trickle down to Mississippi

By Linda Breazeale MSU Ag Communications MISSISSIPPI STATE — Mississippi farmers may have survived one drought challenge only to face another as reduced river levels threaten a key transportation option. Three exceptionally hot, dry weeks in June were taking a…

Freeware makes computer software more affordable

By Mariah Smith Extension Center for Technology Outreach Many parents are spending money on computers to help students have a competitive edge in the classroom. One way to cut costs during these difficult economic times is by downloading ³freeware,² or…

MSU graduate student receives national award

MISSISSIPPI STATE ­ A doctoral student in Mississippi State University¹s College of Veterinary Medicine has earned a national award for her parasitology research. Dr. Flavia Girao Ferrari recently received the 2012 American Association of Veterinary Pathologists¹ Merck Outstanding Graduate Student…