Wildflowers grow near Mississippi State's Chadwick Lake, located on the north end of campus. Walkers and runners frequently use the track that surrounds Chadwick Lake to exercise in a scenic setting. PHOTO: Megan Bean | Public Affairs
Mississippi State joins ‘The Conversation’ website for expert commentary and analysis
Mississippi State is joining a leading national commentary and analysis program in which university researchers contribute articles and collaborate with journalists to produce timely content on topics grounded in academic expertise. The Conversation aims to promote better understanding of a wide range of current affairs and complex issues for the general public. The MSU partnership is being funded by the Office of the Provost, Office of Research and Economic Development and Office of Public Affairs.
Institute for the Humanities issues call for papers
Mississippi State’s Institute for the Humanities invites faculty members to submit individual paper proposals for the 2018-2019 Interdisciplinary Forum Workshop Series to be held in the upcoming academic year. The Interdisciplinary Forum Workshop Series will consist of six gatherings anchored around the theme of “Examining Governance from an Interdisciplinary Perspective.”
Faculty, staff volunteers needed for Heifer Ranch trip
Mississippi State faculty and staff volunteers/chaperones are needed for the annual trip to Heifer Ranch, Arkansas, for the Global Village educational experience Oct. 12-14, 2018. Heifer International is an Arkansas-based non-profit organization focused on community development to resolve poverty and hunger around the world. The Global Village is a hands-on educational experience where students are challenged to live in modeled developing world conditions.
Applications sought for SEC Visiting Faculty Travel Grant Program
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 2018-2019 travel grants of $1,250 each. Completed applications must be submitted by 5 p.m. on June 29.
Reminder: University policy addresses employee political activity
With political campaigning for Congress and other races currently underway, Mississippi State's Office of General Counsel offers the following reminder of the university’s policy on political activities. There are several guidelines that employees of the university should keep in mind when engaging in any form of political activity. The Office of General Counsel encourages each employee to review this policy in its entirety to make certain you are fully aware of your rights and responsibilities.
Summer Student Science Symposium taking abstracts from grads, undergrads
The Mississippi Academy of Sciences second-annual Summer Student Science Symposium will take place July 26 at Bost Conference Center at Mississippi State University. Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to submit an abstract and register to attend this special event. The symposium is designed to bring student researchers across all branches of science divisions to present their research findings and network with their peers and others in the state's scientific community. The deadline to submit an abstract is July 2.
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