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MSU professor removes corn’s fiber

A Mississippi State University professor has found a unique way to remove fiber from corn and has filed for a patent for the process called Elusieve. Dr. Radhakrishnan Srinivasan of the MSU Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering invented Elusieve with Dr. Vijay Singh of the University of Illinois. The process is valuable for efficiency in producing ethanol and feeding ...

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CottonMill might have cleared final hurdle

At a meeting Dec. 9 with the Starkville Board of Mayor and Aldermen, developers of the CottonMill Marketplace said they hope to complete financing of the $100-million project by the end of the month. That was welcome news to Alderman Ben Carver, who represents Starkville’s Ward 1. “It seems like it’s been forever,” he said. CottonMill’s concept predates his time ...

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MSU students tops in 'EcoCAR' competition

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) – A future hybrid vehicle developed by students at Mississippi State University has won the second annual international EcoCAR competition to design a greener, more fuel-efficient vehicle. Students had said hybrid technology used a diesel engine paired with an electric motor. They say the engine helps charge the batteries. They said the vehicle could travel about 50 ...

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Entrepreneurs Corner: Proving the critics wrong

The Mississippi Council on Economic Education is out to make a change in way children are educated Some critics of public education commonly point to the lack of what they refer to as “practical” education in secondary schools, by which they mean that schools do not do an effective job of preparing students for real-world economics and what it takes ...

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Scientists take aim at destructive beetle

STARKVILLE — A new program at Mississippi State University (MSU) is looking at new ways to stop a pest that kills an estimated 12 million cubic feet of the state’s pine forest annually. Research efforts usually focus on early-detection methods and control mechanisms for the southern pine beetle. But MSU experts believe preventive measures will better control this destructive pest. ...

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Merger out, consolidation in

MSU, MUW look to cut costs together While legislation that would have merged Mississippi University for Women (MUW) into Mississippi State University (MSU) did not pass out of the Mississippi Legislature this year, the two public universities have begun a State Institutions of Higher Learning (IHL)-directed consolidation of programs due to state budget cuts. The two universities have already struck ...

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Upton retires from 4-County

Longtime 4-County Electric Power Association executive Carey Upton retired July 31 after 16 years of service to the cooperative. Upton, manager of human resources and training, was honored July 31 during a reception at the Columbus-based cooperative. He began working at 4-County Dec. 14, 1992, as a human resource specialist. He later advanced to his current position as manager of ...

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Bourgeois named MSU’s new dean of students

Pending formal approval by the Board of Trustees, State Institutions of Higher Learning, Thomas Bourgeois is MSU’s new dean of students.  The MSU alumnus has served since 2002 as associate dean and succeeds Mike White, who recently retired after a nearly 40-year student affairs career. Bourgeois began his campus career in 1999 as assistant dean of students.  As associate dean, ...

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