Leaves are beginning their autumnal transformation in front of Magruder Hall. PHOTO: Sarah Dutton | Public Affairs
MSU calendars, holiday cards on sale now
The 2017 Mississippi State University hanging wall calendar and holiday cards are now on sale. The MSU calendar features a sleek, modern design, with 13 beautiful campus scenes. Featuring images by the university's own award-winning photographers, it's truly a one-of-a-kind treasure. There are also two holiday card options this year debuting original artwork by Mississippi State alumni.
Keb’ Mo’ Returns to MSU Riley Center this week
A favorite performer is returning to help the MSU Riley Center in downtown Meridian celebrate its 10th-anniversary season. On Friday at 7:30 p.m., the Riley Center presents "An Evening with Keb’ Mo’ and His Band." Keb’ Mo’ is a three-time Grammy Award winner and a respected blues and roots rock singer, guitarist and songwriter. His songs have been recorded by everyone from blues legend B.B. King to country’s Zac Brown Band.
Cyber Security Awareness Week underway
Mississippi State's 8th Annual Cyber Security Awareness Week is underway this week. Students, faculty and staff will have opportunities to interact with information security experts to gain valuable information that you can use to protect yourself and increase your awareness of information security issues and best practices.
EPSCoR Track 2 call for pre-proposals issued
The National Science Foundation Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) Track 2 has issued a call for pre-proposals. Mississippi State researchers are encouraged to develop a submission and include co-principal investigators from other Mississippi Research Consortium institutions. The EPSCoR Track 2 focus this year is "Genomes to Phenomes."
Deadline nears for EPSCoR Track 1 pre-proposals
The Office of Research and Economic Development at Mississippi State is now accepting pre-proposals from researchers for the National Science Foundation’s FY 2017 Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research Research Infrastructure Improvement (RII) Track-1 competition. The Mississippi Research Consortium is the steering committee authorized to designate a fiscal agent/proposing organization for Mississippi.
New opportunities with Maroon Volunteer Center
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 2016 Interfaith Dialogue, United We Feed food drive, Bulldogs on the Move, Project CLASS, ACCESS Program peer mentors, Oktibbeha County Heritage Museum, 2nd-annual Trail 5K Glow Run, Pumpkinpalooza, 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.
Game day golf cart rules and safety reminders
Over the last five years, crowds have grown at Mississippi State University sporting events. With growing concern for public safety and for ensuring a positive game day experience for fans and visitors, MSU reminds fans and visitors of the university’s existing policies regarding the use of private golf carts on game days.
This Week in Mississippi State Sports, 10/17/16
Women's Golf starts play Monday at the Greenville Regional Preview in North Carolina, and then tees off Sunday at the Maryb S. Kauth Invitational in San Antonio on Sunday ... Soccer is on the road to Knoxville for a Thursday match against Tennessee on Thursday at 6 p.m., and then travels to Gainesville for a noon kickoff against Florida on Sunday ... Volleyball plays Florida in Gainesville on Friday at 6 p.m., and then hosts Tennessee at 2 p.m. on Sunday ... Football visits Lexington for a 6:30 p.m. kickoff against Kentucky on Saturday.
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