Wan Named 2017 Powe Research Excellence Award Winner

Vice President for Research and Economic Development David Shaw (left) and Vice President for Agriculture, Forestry and Veterinary Medicine Greg Bohach (right) congratulate Henry Wan, the 2017 Ralph E. Powe Research Excellence Award honoree.


MSU to lead Homeland Security UAS test site

Mississippi State University is leading a major research and development project for the Department of Homeland Security after a rigorous and highly competitive review process.


MSU hosts 2017 Academic Conference at The Mill

MSU hosted the 2017 SEC Academic Conference - The Future of Water: Regional Collaboration on Shared Climate, Coastlines and Watersheds - in March at The Mill Conference Center.


MEDC recognizes CAVS Extension for jobs reshoring initiative

The Mississippi Economic Development Council honored CAVS Extension this spring for its leadership of the Reshoring Advanced Manufacturing Jobs in Mississippi: Enhancing Skills and Building Competitiveness program designed to bring jobs back to the U.S.


MSU highest-ranked research university in state

MSU research accounts for 55 percent of the total $408 million expenditures reported by all Mississippi institutions, according to the NSF Higher Education Research and Development Survey for Fiscal Year 2015.


Insitu excited for Mississippi opportunities, partnerships

Insitu executives visited Mississippi State earlier this year to help staff and prepare plans for the UAS technology company’s offices in the Thad Cochran Research, Technology and Economic Development Park.


Higher education, business formalize partnership through MOU

Understanding the crucial link between higher education and economic development, the Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning and the Mississippi Development Authority formalized their partnership this year. Mississippi State is a key partner in these efforts.


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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