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2018 Ralph E. Powe Research Excellence Award

Mississippi State President Mark E. Keenum (l-r) congratulates 2018 Ralph E. Powe Research Excellence Award winner Wes Schilling, a professor of food science, nutrition and health promotion, along with DAFVM VP Greg Bohach and VP for Research and Economic Development David Shaw.


Homeland Security UAS partnership soars

MSU President Mark E. Keenum joined federal and state officials in August to celebrate the opening of the Department of Homeland Security’s Common Unmanned Aircraft Systems Facility at Camp Shelby. The MSU-led Mississippi UAS Partnership is providing the highest quality UAS training and evaluation in the nation.


Higher education transforming state's economy

MSU alumnus Scott Waller, interim president and CEO of the Mississippi Economic Council, discusses the transformative potential of higher education for the state's economy at the Mississippi Association of Colleges and Universities conference at The Mill at MSU in October.


Fostering diversity in the classroom

Devon Brenner, professor and Office of Research and Economic Development assistant to the vice president for education initiatives, leads a faculty workshop titled "Diversifying Your Curriculum" sponsored by MSU's Center for Teaching and Learning and Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion.


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.


Creating the future of unmanned flight

Dallas Brooks, right, director of the Raspet Flight Research Laboratory, and graduate research assistant Madison Dixon, left, close the fuselage hatch on Raspet’s newest Outlaw-G2 unmanned aircraft in final preparation for flight. MSU leads the FAA Center of Excellence for UAS.


Community celebrates Partnership School groundbreaking

Mississippi State, Starkville Oktibbeha School District and statewide officials broke ground in May on the new SOSD Partnership School at MSU. The $28-million, 128,000-square-foot facility is slated to open for the 2019 school year.


Office of Proposal Services celebrates new location

Mississippi State recently hosted a ceremonial ribbon cutting and open house for the Office of Proposal Services at its new location at 140 Morgan Avenue. The Proposal Services team assists researchers throughout the development of compelling external funding proposals.


NSPARC data summit showcases Mississippi as a leader

U.S. Rep. Gregg Harper speaks at the National Strategic Planning and Analysis Research Center (NSPARC) 2017 Data Summit at The Mill at MSU. Harper, along with many other speakers, noted that leaders in Washington, D.C., are taking notice of the innovative ways Mississippi is using data.


MSU-led UAS alliance investigates ground collision scenarios

This computational simulation of a UAS impacting the human head was developed by Mississippi State researchers using the university’s High Performance Computing Collaboratory’s supercomputers. The color contours represent von Mises shear stress as a UAS impacts a human head model.


CAVS hosts advanced vehicle technology summit

MSU Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems Associate Research Professor Daniel Carruth shows the center’s driving simulator to researchers during the 2017 International Symposium on Advanced Vehicle Technology.


Astronaut Scholars Foundation selects MSU

Mississippi State University students now are eligible for the prestigious Astronaut Scholarship Foundation’s merit-based scholarship providing $10,000 each to outstanding college juniors and seniors. MSU is the only university in Mississippi taking part in the ASF program.


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