Monthly Archives: October 2014

Future students invited to MSU Music Discovery Day

> > > STARKVILLE, Miss.–Mississippi State’s music department will welcome prospective music and music education majors and their families to campus Nov. 10 for the university’s 2014 Music Discovery Day. > > Nov. 5 is the sign-up deadline for the…

MSU veterinary resident recognized for research

> > > MISSISSIPPI STATE — A Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine veterinary resident has received a national award for neurological research. > > The American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine recently honored Dr. Maria Perez-Hernandez with the…

Two MSU art faculty members selected for MMA exhibition

> > > STARKVILLE, Miss.–Six works created by two Mississippi State art department faculty members are part of the Nov. 1-Jan. 25 Mississippi Museum of Art’s 2014 Mississippi Invitational exhibition. > > Adrienne and Neil Callander of Starkville each have…

FALL SEVERE WEATHER PREPAREDNESS: FLOODING

Begi > PEARL – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and the National Weather Service are highlighting the risk of flooding and flash flooding during Fall Severe Weather Preparedness Week. Mississippi has more than 5.2 million acres of floodplain and continually…

Trapping is best wild pig control method

> > > By Susan Collins-Smith > MSU Ag Communications > > RAYMOND — Many Mississippians enjoy the sport of hunting wild pigs, but trapping is a better way to control the rapidly growing population that is destroying forests, damaging…

UMMC breast cancer patients share their journeys

> JACKSON, Miss. – Two women, two different breast cancers, two different journeys to survival. > > For Madison resident Monica Massey, the diagnosis came out of the blue. “I had no risk factors. I didn’t smoke and I didn’t…

Pumpkins hindered by wet weather, harvest delayed

> > By Susan Collins-Smith > MSU Ag Communications > > RAYMOND — Pumpkins are popping up on porches across Mississippi, but some growers had trouble getting them there. > > Many Mississippi pumpkin farmers experienced heavy disease pressure and…