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Keenum begins term as SACS trustee
Mississippi State President Mark Keenum has been elected to a three-year term on the board of trustees of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools' Commission on Colleges.
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Leadership changes for Northern Gulf Institute
Robert J. Moorhead has been named director of the university-led Northern Gulf Institute. He also serves as director of the Geosystems Research Institute. Donald C. Jackson has been selected to serve as NGI deputy director.
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Reddy receives 2010 Cotton Physiology Award
K. Raja Reddy, a professor in the Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, received the 2010 Outstanding Research Award in Cotton Physiology at the 2011 Beltwide Cotton Physiology Conference in Atlanta last month.
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Brenner appointed to standards committee
Devon Brenner, an associate professor in Curriculum, Instruction and Special Education, has been selected by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards to serve on a national standards committee.
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Nominations wanted for 2011 MSU Diversity Awards
The President's Commission on the Status of Minorities is accepting nominations for the 2011 MSU Diversity Awards. The annual awards program is designed to recognize individuals and teams of individuals who have demonstrated a significant commitment to enhancing diversity at Mississippi State.
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PCSW accepting Outstanding Women nominations
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2011 Outstanding Women Awards Program, sponsored by the President's Commission on the Status of Women. Nomination packets are due no later than Feb. 21.
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Spirit of State nominations due Feb. 18
With the sixth annual Spirit of State Awards, Mississippi State will recognize outstanding contributions made by our students toward improving student life.
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This Week in Mississippi State Sports, 02/07/11
Men's Basketball hosts Arkansas Wednesday, 7 p.m. (SEC Network TV) and has Auburn on the road Saturday, 6 p.m. (FSN TV)... Men's Tennis plays Ole Miss in Jackson Thursday, 5 p.m. and hosts Tulane Saturday, 1 p.m. and UAB Sunday, 1 p.m.... Women's Basketball travels to Oxford Thursday, 7 p.m. and hosts South Carolina Sunday, 1 p.m. (SEC Network TV)... Women's Tennis hosts Georgia State Friday, 2 p.m.... Softball opens play in the Sportco Kick-off Classic in Las Vegas Friday... Men's Golf plays the Gator Invitational in Gainesville over the weekend... Track & Field is in College Station, Texas, on Saturday for the Texas A&M Invite.


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Fall Thursday night game schedule changes
Mississippi State employees will see a schedule change this fall in order to accommodate the large number of fans and visitors expected when the Starkville campus hosts a Thursday night football game.
SEC Academic Consortium on campus this week
Administrators and professors from around the South will be on campus this week for the Southeastern Conference Academic Consortium's Academic Leadership Development workshop. A number of Mississippi State faculty and staff are participating.
PCSW hosts Food for Thought midweek luncheon
Continuing its lunchtime series devoted to topics of interest to women at Mississippi State, the university's President's Commission on the Status of Women will host a Food for Thought luncheon Wednesday at 11:45 a.m. in 339 McCool.
RTC overview set for Wednesday at 1:30 p.m.
Ever thought about what the university's Research and Technology Corporation can do for you? Find out Wednesday during a free seminar that begins at 1:30 p.m.
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