Campers attending INvision, an MSU visual arts summer program, watch as art professor Robert Long removes pieces from the kiln that the students created during a ceramics workshop. PHOTO: Sarah Dutton | Public Affairs
University announces 2016-17 Lyceum Series lineup
A Sept. 28 concert by Mississippi native and soul-blues artist Zac Harmon will kick off Mississippi State’s 2016-17 Lyceum Series season. Season ticket renewals for patrons wishing to retain the same seats as last year will take place through July 1. New season tickets go on sale July 5-22. Coordinated by the MSU Performing Arts Committee, annual Lyceum programs are designed to expose residents of campus and surrounding communities to national and international artists in dance, music and theatre.
Science teachers tackle ‘CSI: Mississippi’ at MSU
Fifteen middle-school science teachers from the Golden Triangle and central Mississippi region are at Mississippi State this month for the Creative Science Through Inquiry (CSI: Mississippi) workshop — a major education initiative of the Mississippi Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research’s Feeding and Power the World Project (Track 2).
Wear maroon and Run with Your Colors 5K
Mississippi State students, faculty and staff, along with alumni, family and friends, are encouraged to wear maroon and run or walk in Gov. Phil Bryant's Run with Your Colors 5K this summer. The Run with Your Colors race takes place June 30 at 5:30 p.m. with a start on the south steps of the New Capitol in downtown Jackson. Proceeds from the race will benefit Blair E. Batson Children's Hospital.
SEC visiting faculty travel grant applications sought
The Southeastern Conference Visiting Faculty Travel Grant Program is intended to enhance faculty collaboration that stimulates scholarly initiatives between SEC universities. Mississippi State University can select a maximum of eight faculty members to receive 2016-2017 travel grants of $1,250 each for transportation, room, board, etc., to use for travel to another SEC campus. Assistant, associate and full professors are eligible.
Volunteers needed for MVNU2MSU
Move-In Day is a very important day in the life of a first-time freshman. Mississippi State faculty and staff members are invited to join Housing and Residence Life on Aug. 6 to help welcome the incoming class of 2020 to the university. "Please consider partnering with us on this special day to give our students a warm welcome to the Bulldog family," said Avent VanHorn, marketing and communications coordinator for student housing.
Don't take a break from volunteering this summer
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 enrichment camps at the J.L. King Center, Starkville Community Market, community garden project volunteers at the Boys & Girls Club, Maroon Edition Habitat for Humanity, Service DAWGS Day site leaders, MVNU2MSU, and more.
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.
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.
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.
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