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MSU history major receives inaugural János Radványi Memorial Scholarship

May 27, 2016

STARKVILLE, Miss.— Mississippi State junior history major Kelley C. Mazzola of Starkville has been named the inaugural recipient of the Dr.

MSU professor pens book on Shubuta Bridge lynchings

May 20, 2016

Contact: Zack PlairJason Morgan Ward (Photo by Megan Bean)MERIDIAN, Miss.—A Mississippi State associate professor of history has released a new book chronicling events in a small Mississippi town that is home to a tragic monument to racial struggle.Written by Jason Morgan Ward and published by Oxford University Press, “Hanging Bridge: Racial Violence and America’s Civil Rights Century” examines decades of racial tension in the Clarke County town of S

Nick Timmerman and Kelli Nelson Awarded Short Term Research Fellowships

May 9, 2016

Kelli Nelson and Nick Timmerman, Ph.D. students in our graduate program, each received a fellowship to an outstanding repository. Timmerman's fellowship is an Andrew Mellon award to do research at the American Philosophical Society for his dissertation on the Indian Mounds of Alabama. Nelson's award is to the Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library in Delaware. Nelson is studying practices surrounding death and dying in mid-19th century America.

Marcus Chosen as Giles Distinguished Professor

May 3, 2016

One of the highest awards the University can bestow upon a faculty member is that of William L. Giles Distinguished Professor. It is not a faculty rank but an honorary distinction.

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