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Straub named founding associate director of NDSU Institute for Cyber Security Education and Research

Mississippi State alumni Jeremy Straub was recently named as the founding associate director of the North Dakota State University’s new Institute for Cyber Security Education and Research. The institute will coordinate efforts at NDSU and across the North Dakota University System related to network, infrastructure, software and other computer security education and research. Straub’s role is integral in kicking off ...

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MSU architecture student honored by Building Technology Educators’ Society

Zachary R. Henry, a senior architecture major in Mississippi State’s College of Architecture, Art and Design recently received national recognition from the Building Technology Educators’ Society. Henry of Knoxville, Tenn., is one of only two students who were awarded scholarships by BTES during the nonprofit’s national conference in Des Moines, Iowa. In addition to receiving a $500 travel scholarship, free ...

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Clinical psychology doctoral program at MSU earns national accreditation

Now in its third year, Mississippi State’s clinical psychology doctoral program has been granted a five-year term of accreditation from the American Psychological Association’s Commission on Accreditation. Graduation from an accredited program is required by some states for licensure. It also is mandatory for all federal jobs, including those within the Veterans Affairs Health Care System.

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MSU fashion design, merchandising programs again in U.S. Top 50

For the second consecutive year, a popular fashion website is ranking Mississippi State among the nation’s Top 50 fashion design and merchandising programs. According to a report from www.fashion-schools.org, the university’s fashion design program is 34th overall and fifth in the South. For fashion merchandising, MSU is 37th nationally; 9th in the South. Pictured in the university’s Moore Hall studio ...

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MSU faculty honored

Four faculty members in Mississippi State’s College of Architecture, Art and Design recently received national awards for their exemplary work in architectural education. School of Architecture associate professors Hans Herrmann and Alexis Gregory and assistant professor Emily McGlohn, along with Building Construction Science assistant professor Michele Herrmann, were formally recognized with two Architectural Education Awards by the Association of Collegiate ...

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MSU grad student honored

John Boul, a Mississippi State graduate student, is the Southern Weed Science Society’s selection for the Outstanding Graduate Student award for the state. Buol is a master’s student studying agriculture in MSU’s Department of Plant and Soil Sciences. The recognition is given to one master’s student each year across 15 states, and students are only eligible for the award once ...

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Mississippi State’s EcoCAR 3 team lands in top 5

Mississippi State’s EcoCAR 3 team earned a top five finish at this year’s national competition, as well as high marks for project management. The team placed fifth overall among 16 competitors recently in a two-stage contest held in Yuma, Ariz., and San Diego. Mississippi State took top honors for project management, including awards for Best Project Management Plan, Best Change ...

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New MSU department head

Angi Elsea Bourgeois, a longtime faculty member in Mississippi State’s College of Architecture, Art and Design, is the new permanent leader of its art department. Since 2014, she has lead the state’s largest undergraduate studio art program on an interim basis. She joined MSU in 2002. After graduating with honors in art history from Rhodes College in Memphis, Bourgeois went ...

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Southern Miss, Xfinity link up in student recruitment game

It’s not exactly new. Some universities have been providing digital devices and services to students for nearly a decade. But the University of Southern Mississippi is the first four-year school in the state to offer Comcast’s Xfinity on Campus as part of room and board for the 3,600 students who live on campus. That allows them to watch live TV ...

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Checky Herrington recognized

Checky Herrington, a senior member of Mississippi State’s Office of Public Affairs, is among 15 selected for a major recognition by the world’s largest organization for public relations professionals. Herrington, who has served since February 2014 as the university’s marketing research analyst, will be inducted in November into the Public Relations Society of America’s prestigious College of Fellows. A Louisville ...

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