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Contract extended for Mississippi State University president

Oct. 21, 2021 15:03 PM EDT

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — The governing board for Mississippi's eight public universities is extending the contract of Mississippi State University President Mark Keenum, and while his annual compensation remains the same, a larger share of it will come from public money. ...

Mississippi planted soybeans looking good; some flood delays

Aug. 15, 2021 14:45 PM EDT

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Most of Mississippi’s soybean crop is looking good, and so are prices — but some areas are still replanting acres that were flooded in June, Mississippi State University Extension Service experts say. Soybean specialist Trent Irby said 82%...

Mississippi State adds music and culture minor for students

Jul. 24, 2021 12:03 PM EDT

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State University's College of Education is establishing a new minor for students interested in music. The Department of Music’s minor in music and culture begins this fall at the Starkville campus. The program will focus on...

MSU Bulldogs' championship is homerun for fan merchandise

Jul. 24, 2021 11:58 AM EDT

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Retailers are enjoying a boom in demand for Mississippi State University clothing and other gear since the Bulldogs won the College World Series championship. The Commercial Dispatch reported that sales have hit a record high at Maroon &...