Mississippi State University will be closed on Monday [May 30] for Memorial Day. PHOTO: Jim Laird | Public Affairs
New name, services for sponsored programs office
The Mississippi State office charged with overseeing externally-sponsored programs -- the grants, contracts and related agreements that help fund research -- is getting a new name this month and expanding the services it provides faculty and staff. Known previously as Sponsored Programs Administration, the new Office of Sponsored Projects features a renewed focus on streamlining the research administration process and helping researchers write successful funding proposals.
Institutional Repository now accepting submissions
The new MSU Institutional Repository is now online and accepting submissions. The repository -- available at http://ir.library.msstate.edu -- is a central digital archive for collecting, organizing, preserving, and sharing Mississippi State's history, intellectual and scholarly creations, and research data.
SMART modifying shuttle routes for summer
Starkville-MSU Area Rapid Transit (SMART) is modifying several routes through Aug. 11. However, the Boardtown North, Boardtown South, Highway 12 Express, Old Main Express, and the Golden Triangle Regional Airport Express will continue to operate as usual during the summer.
Summertime is the right time to volunteer
The Maroon Volunteer Center at Mississippi State details a number of volunteer opportunities for the campus community on its website and in its newsletter this week, including summer mentors, Back 2 School Bash, Service DAWGS Day site leaders, College Corps students, and more.
Policy reminders from University Health Services
University Health Services at Mississippi State reminds the campus community of several important policies for its patients to keep in mind when seeking treatment, parking, refilling a prescription, privacy and more.
Athletics partners with Year of the Cowbell
Mississippi State Athletics and Learfield’s MSU Bulldog Sports Properties have announced they have entered into a new partnership with Year of the Cowbell naming the company the “Official Cowbell of MSU Athletics” for the next three years. “We’re excited to be partnering with Year of the Cowbell as they are becoming a known and well trusted name in the industry,” MSU Director of Athletics Scott Stricklin said.
This Week in Mississippi State Sports, 05/30/16
Baseball hosts a 2016 NCAA Baseball Tournament regional at Dudy Noble Field with games beginning on Friday. For a schedule and other event information, please visit HailState.com.
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