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MSU makes top three in cybersecurity education ranking

STARKVILLE — According to a Hewlett Packard-sponsored survey by the Ponemon Institute, Mississippi State University’s cybersecurity courses and degree programs rank among the top three for academic excellence and practical relevance. Only the University of Texas at San Antonio and Norwich University in Northfield, Vt., ranked higher at first and second, respectively. Syracuse University in New York state and Carnegie ...

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MUW chooses Heimmermann

Dr. Dan Heimmermann has joined the Mississippi University for Women administration as provost and vice president for academic affairs. Heimmermann comes to MUW from the University of Texas at Brownsville where he served as dean of the College of Liberal Arts. Prior to his experience in Texas, he was chair of the Department of History and Political Science at the ...

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JOHN STODDER — Study: Fracking doesn’t pose groundwater risks

In a possible foreshadowing of long-awaited findings by the Environmental Protection Agency, the Energy Institute at the University of Texas at Austin has found “no direct link to reports of groundwater contamination” from the controversial natural gas extraction method known as fracking. According to project leader Charles Groat, “From what we’ve seen so far, many of the [groundwater contamination] problems ...

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MC Ping-Pong Third in Nation

Popularized by Chinese leader Mao Tsetung as a way to encourage community fitness and national pride, table tennis (or “ping-pong”) has grown in worldwide popularity since it was first introduced. Mississippi College’s acclaimed table tennis team first started in 2007 and has since been turning the tables on a number of big name rivals from Ohio State University to University ...

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