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Venture Technologies on elite list

Venture Technologies has been named to The Channel Company’s CRN Tech Elite 250, which recognizes an elite group of IT solution providers that have invested in the training and education needed to earn the most advanced technical certifications from leading vendors. In compiling the list, The Channel Company’s research group and CRN editors collaborated to assess the most customer-beneficial technical ...

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SPACE LAW — Ole Miss national champion Moot Court team to compete for internatonal title


By LYNN LOFTON  When Dean Stephen Gorove began the space law program 45 years ago at the University of Mississippi School of Law, he took a bold, forward-thinking step into an emerging field of study. The program has grown and evolved, and the Moot Court team recently won the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court championship at Georgetown University Law ...

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JOSH MABUS — Get off the shoulders of giants


Humans learn from observation. Toddlers observe others to build vocabulary. We test and assign new words with correct objects. As we continue to mature, we learn social norms by observing and emulating the populace. It’s no wonder that this behavior is also true in business. We emulate the greats and hope their success translates to ours. This has extended into ...

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Power companies urged to consider cell tower idea

MBJ staff Brandon Presley, commissioner for the Northern District of the Mississippi Public Service Commission has instructed electric utilities in the state to investigate and develop policies to allow new cell phone towers to be placed on electric transmission towers. Presley said in  news release on Tuesday that such an arrangement could greatly improve cellular coverage in Mississippi while at the ...

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Engineering educator Keith officially named dean of MSU’s Bagley College

STARKVILLE. – A nationally recognized leader in engineering education, research and service will lead the Bagley College of Engineering at Mississippi State University. Jason M. Keith, who has served as interim leader and Earnest W. and Mary Ann Deavenport Jr. chair since March 2014, will assume the duties of dean June 1. Keith was chosen after an extensive national search ...

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Southern Miss, Boeing strengthen partnership with new master agreement


The University of Southern Mississippi has fortified its long-term relationship with The Boeing Company by signing a new master agreement to serve as the technology incubator of next generation composite material systems. U.S. Senators Roger Wicker and Thad Cochran joined Gov. Phil Bryant in making the announcement that Southern Miss and Mississippi State University had been selected by Boeing to ...

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SUMESH ARORA — What makes you an innovator?

Innovation, idea

I nnovation has the power to transform lives and comes in all shapes, sizes and colors; from rural and urban areas; and in small steps and in giant leaps. Generally, when one thinks of innovation, the latest electronic gadgets or self-driving cars probably jump out as the most obvious examples. Innovation in Mississippi is actually evident in many areas of ...

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The Hatch teams with 1 Million Cups to help start-ups grow

Arnulfo Zendejas acquainted the 1 Million Cups audience with his Az's Salsa.

By TED CARTER Momentum for increased networking among Mississippi’s entrepreneurs and their supporters is growing one cup of coffee at a time in midtown Jackson. Central to the push is the Hub, an initiative by Jackson non-profit community enhancement organization Midtown Partners to support start-up businesses housed in incubators The Hatch and The Hangar. The Hatch at 126 Keener Ave. just ...

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