Tag Archives: Mississippi State University

MSU Foundation’s fund-raising tops $80 million for 3rd year

July 18, 2013

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Mississippi State University is marking its third consecutive year of raising more than $80 million in outright gifts and pledges of future support from individuals, corporations, foundations, trusts and estates. Fund-raising from the just-ended fiscal 2013 exceeded $81.3 million. Previous record years included FY 2012, in which Mississippi State experienced its largest single giving year […]

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BURNS STRIDER: Supreme Court surgically removed heart of the Voting Rights Act of 1965

June 25, 2013

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I was scrolling through my Twitter feed when the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) made public its ruling on the Shelby Co., Ala., challenge to the Voting Rights Act of 1965 (VRA). The news appeared between a tweet about the Mississippi State Bulldogs at the College World Series and one about Russian President […]

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New road opens at state’s largest research park

June 20, 2013

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STARKVILLE,Mississippi — A new roadway is now open in the state’s largest research park, and its completion sets the stage for expansion, according to Mississippi State University officials. The new four-lane Technology Blvd. connects with U.S. 182 via Verner Hurt Blvd. just west of the Mississippi Highway Patrol’s Troop G district office, and provides an […]

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Don’t miss a pitch at MSU games; order concessions from your smart phone

May 16, 2013

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Two recent Mississippi State graduates have found a way to “keep fans in the game” so they don’t miss crucial moments of play while waiting in concession lines. This baseball season at the university’s Dudy Noble Field/Polk-Dement Stadium has been the inaugural season for SportSnax, a company that claims “waiting in line is old school.” […]

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Southern Miss, MSU Space Cowboys team up on rocket parts project

May 14, 2013

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The Mississippi Polymer Institute at The University of Southern Mississippi has teamed up with Mississippi State University’s Space Cowboys rocket team to produce 3D printed parts for its rocket build. For the past year, the rocket team students have worked with MPI to engineer these rocket parts, which has allowed the team to successfully launch […]

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Mississippi State designated Center of Excellence for Watershed Management

April 9, 2013

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Mississippi State University has been designated a Center of Excellence for Watershed Management, becoming the 10th such institution in the Southeast. Representatives from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 4, the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality and Mississippi State University signed a Memorandum of Understanding today to help communities identify watershed-based problems and develop and […]

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“Any Cow of Mine” puts MSU dairy club on the YouTube map

March 5, 2013

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Did you have your milk this morning? The ladies of the Mississippi State University Dairy Science Club hope you did. The cow lovin’ crew recently published a video on YouTube highlighting their class for the annual student meeting of the Southern Region American Dairy Science Association. The girls put a hilarious bovine twist on Shania […]

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MSU online engineering program ranked No. 12 by U.S. News and World Reports; other programs are also ranked and listed

January 16, 2013

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STARKVILLE — Mississippi State University is listed in the 2013 U.S. News & World Report rankings on the nation’s colleges, getting especially high marks for online engineering and business graduate programs. The university’s James Worth Bagley College of Engineering ranks No. 12 among the 2013 Best Online Graduate Engineering Programs and also ranks No. 12 […]

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Mississippi State investigating hacking claim

January 9, 2013

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STARKVILLE — Mississippi State University officials are investigating claims from a Brazilian computer hacker that he has breached the school’s computers. The claim was first posted Wednesday on a website dedicated to tracking and tracing claims of computer security breaches. The hacker claims to have accessed the usernames, actual names and passwords of 929 students. […]

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The worst 25 passwords and online shopping risks

November 20, 2012

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While stores will be packed this weekend with holiday shoppers looking for Black Friday bargains, another group of shoppers will be sitting at home – safely and comfortably looking for Christmas bargains. But home-shopping isn’t risk-free. High-tech “phishers” are also trolling the Internet, looking for account data and personal information of unsuspecting computer-users all across […]

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