Posts Tagged ‘MSU’

MSU taps Zimmerman

Starkville native Paul S. Zimmerman is a new fundraiser for Mississippi State University‘s James Worth Bagley College of Engineering. The Oktibbeha County resident began his official duties in the college in November as an assistant director of development. He is a 2000 MSU business administration graduate who previously worked in sales for 13 years at […] [...]

West inducted into Hall

Fifty-one years after graduating from Mississippi State University, Coyt “Bud” West returned to his alma mater to be honored by the industry he served. On Nov. 17, West’s colleagues, friends, family, and MSU faculty and administration gathered at the university’s poultry science building to honor West as he was inducted into the Mississippi Poultry Association’s […] [...]

Avery honored with award

Mississippi State University has recognized Extension professor Jimmy Avery with a Spirit of Excellence Award. As Mississippi’s only Extension catfish specialist, Avery has spent the last several years working to revitalize an industry in which Mississippi excels. That leading position has been hit hard recently due to foreign imports and falling prices. He coordinated efforts […] [...]

Cartoon – December 12, 2011

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MSU professor removes corn’s fiber

A Mississippi State University professor has found a unique way to remove fiber from corn and has filed for a patent for the process called Elusieve. Dr. Radhakrishnan Srinivasan of the MSU Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering invented Elusieve with Dr. Vijay Singh of the University of Illinois. The process is valuable for efficiency […] [...]

CottonMill might have cleared final hurdle

by Published: December 19,2010

Tags: Ben Carver, CottonMill Marketplace, Mark Nicholas, MSU

At a meeting Dec. 9 with the Starkville Board of Mayor and Aldermen, developers of the CottonMill Marketplace said they hope to complete financing of the $100-million project by the end of the month. That was welcome news to Alderman Ben Carver, who represents Starkville’s Ward 1. “It seems like it’s been forever,” he said. […] [...]

MSU students tops in ‘EcoCAR’ competition

by Published: May 28,2010

Tags: EcoCAR, MSU

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) – A future hybrid vehicle developed by students at Mississippi State University has won the second annual international EcoCAR competition to design a greener, more fuel-efficient vehicle. Students had said hybrid technology used a diesel engine paired with an electric motor. They say the engine helps charge the batteries. They said the […] [...]

Entrepreneurs Corner: Proving the critics wrong

The Mississippi Council on Economic Education is out to make a change in way children are educated Some critics of public education commonly point to the lack of what they refer to as “practical” education in secondary schools, by which they mean that schools do not do an effective job of preparing students for real-world […] [...]

Scientists take aim at destructive beetle

by Published: March 17,2010

Tags: beetle, forest, MSU, pest

STARKVILLE — A new program at Mississippi State University (MSU) is looking at new ways to stop a pest that kills an estimated 12 million cubic feet of the state’s pine forest annually. Research efforts usually focus on early-detection methods and control mechanisms for the southern pine beetle. But MSU experts believe preventive measures will […] [...]

Merger out, consolidation in

MSU, MUW look to cut costs together While legislation that would have merged Mississippi University for Women (MUW) into Mississippi State University (MSU) did not pass out of the Mississippi Legislature this year, the two public universities have begun a State Institutions of Higher Learning (IHL)-directed consolidation of programs due to state budget cuts. The […] [...]

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