Funderburk Named 2015 Powe Research Excellence Award Winner

Mississippi State President Mark E. Keenum (left) and members of the Powe family -- Sarah Powe, Pam Powe, Debbie Powe Miller and Amber Miller -- congratulate art professor Brent Funderburk for winning the 2015 Ralph E. Powe Research Excellence Award.


Research Opportunities for Students a Priority

Sophomore Lauren L. Gamblin, a horticulture/floriculture and ornamental major of Akron, Ohio, discusses her project with Te-Ming "Paul" Tseng, assistant professor of plant and soil sciences, during MSU's 2015 Undergraduate Research Symposium.


Moroccan Ambassador Meets with State, University Officials

Moroccan Ambassador Rachad Bouhlal, Gov. Phil Bryant and Mississippi State University President Mark E. Keenum discussed education, research, economic development, and other opportunities during a recent meeting in Jackson.


MDEQ Officials Visit, Discuss Research Collaborations

Kay Whittington, director of the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality Office of Land and Water Resources, speaks to Mississippi State University research faculty and administrators during MDEQ's recent visit to campus.


Mississippi State's UAS Expertise on Display

An unmanned aerial vehicle is prepared for launch in St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, in late 2014. Researchers with Mississippi State and NOAA are mapping sections of the Pearl River with the UAV.


Public, Private Partners Celebrate Groundbreaking for The Mill

Public and private partners celebrated the official groundbreaking of The Mill at Mississippi State University in March. The $40-million, mixed-use development at the corner of Russell Street and Highway 12 in Starkville is slated for completion in fall 2015.


U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tours Mississippi State Research Sites

Raja Reddy, left, Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station researcher, explains a project he is conducting at MSU's Foil Plant Science Research Center during a visit by U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack last fall.


Partnership with UN Food and Agriculture Organization Grows

MSU President Mark E. Keenum, right, and the United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organization Deputy Director General Daniel Gustafson signed an MOU in early 2014 that expands a 2010 agreement for collaborations addressing aquatic animal health, disease prevention and emergency diagnostics.


C Spire Selects Cochran Research Park for Data Center

David Shaw (right), vice president for research and economic development at Mississippi State, joined elected officials, economic developers and company executives late last fall for C Spire's announcement that the Ridgeland-based company will build a state-of-the-art data center in the Cochran Research Park.


Program Facilitates Enhanced Research Opportunities for Undergrads

Freshman Lucas Ferguson prepares a sterile saline solution for researchers. He began learning lab basics in MSU's faculty-student research program sponsored by the Office of Research and Economic Development while he was still a senior at the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science.


Keenum Thanks Yokohama Tire for Investment in Higher Education

MSU President Mark E. Keenum thanked Yokohama Tire Corporation officials for their gift of $250,000 to Mississippi State University at an early autumn press conference in West Point. Keenum said Yokohama's investment in education is a victory for the Golden Triangle and the entire state.


Academically Talented High School Students Work with MSU Mentors

Mississippi School for Math and Science student Brenna Nye conducts stem cell research at Mississippi State University through the MSU/MSMS research program, which pairs academically talented high school students with MSU faculty mentors.


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