Tag Archives: Mississippi State University

“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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National stats put Mississippi State 12th in campus crime

June 19, 2012

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The University of Pennsylvania and Mississippi State University may seem worlds apart, with one famous for ivy and the other for cowbells. But they share a mid ranking among the 25 most crime riddled college campuses in the nation based on 2008-2010 statistics collected by the U.S. Department of Education. Universities The college with the […]

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MSU sustainability leader Jeremiah Dumas receives TVA ‘pioneer’ honor

May 15, 2012

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STARKVILLE — Mississippi State’s work to achieve a “greener” campus, as well as efforts of the university’s sustainability coordinator, are being recognized by the Tennessee Valley Authority. Jeremiah Dumas recently was named a “Campus Sustainability Pioneer” by TVA and the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy as part of the Green Power Switch Leadership Awards recognition […]

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MSU business education society gets top national ranking

May 3, 2012

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The Mississippi State University chapter of business education honor society Pi Omega Pi now is ranked No. 1 in the nation, according to a press release form the chapter. The honor society’s purposes include the promotion of scholarship, service, and high ethical standards in business education, as well as the creation of fellowship among teachers […]

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Alcorn inaugurates embryo transfer breeding effort with bull sales

January 29, 2012

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Alcorn State University’s sale last week of nine bulls produced from embryo transfers marked the start of a program that will provide a handful of high-quality cattle for sale annually for years to come. “This is the first sale we’ve had from any of the bulls coming from our embryo transfer service,” said Melissa Mason, […]

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USM, MSU do well among ‘Most Popular National Universities’

January 27, 2012

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University of Southern Mississippi ranks No. 43, Mississippi State University No. 65 on ‘Most Popular National Universities’ list by U.S. News & World Report How did they measure popularity? “One of the best indicators of a school’s popularity among students is the school’s yield–the percentage of applicants accepted by a college who end up enrolling […]

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Miss. leaders focus on startups for job growth

November 27, 2011

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Economic downtown is a great time for startups to begin and flourish Dynamism in the economy comes from new businesses, but the bad news is new business creation has dropped over the past five years. However, Americans can take comfort in the fact that “50 percent of our largest companies today were founded in either […]

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