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State inmates get specialized training from MSU’s Franklin Furniture Institute

April 29, 2014

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Special to The MBJ Several state inmates will be leaving prison with specialized managerial and manufacturing training from the Franklin Furniture Institute at Mississippi State University. Twenty Mississippi Prison Industries Corp. (MPIC) inmate workers at South Mississippi Correctional Institution (SMCI) in Leakesville are enrolled in “The Management and Supervision of Modern Manufacturing” course. The three-hour […]

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Dan Rather to discuss world leadership Feb. 18 at Mississippi State

February 4, 2014

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STARKVILLE, Mississippi — Dan Rather, one of the major names in U.S. television news history, will speak Feb. 18 at Mississippi State. The CBS Evening News anchor from 1981-2005 will be the special guest of the university’s Student Association for a 7 p.m. program in the Colvard Student Union’s Foster Ballroom. His presentation is another […]

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Fail State: MSU Rebels shirt making the rounds at Omaha

June 14, 2013

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GulfLive.com is reporting that a College World Series t-shirt for sale in Omaha reads “Mississippi State Rebels.” Apparently, a huge blunder by one T-shirt distributor has gone viral on the Internet after a photo of one of the shirts was taken. The Mississippi State mascot is the Bulldogs. The Rebels name belongs to the University of […]

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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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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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