Margaret Walker Alexander inducted into The Max Hall of Fame

WalkerDr. Margaret Walker Alexander, professor emerita at Jackson State University, was inducted into the 2020 Hall of Fame class at the Mississippi Arts + Entertainment Experience (MAX) Museum in downtown Meridian on Thursday, Sept. [...]

Margaret Walker Center, G.I.R.L. to host screening of “Grrrl Justice”

The Margaret Walker Center is housed inside of Ayer Hall at Jackson State University. (Photo by Charles A. Smith/JSU)The Margaret Walker Center, in collaboration with JSU’s student organization G.I.R.L. [...]

JSU’s chief photographer presents at virtual PhotoShelter Summit

Charles Smith is the chief photographer for JSU.On June 25, Charles Smith presented at Photoshelter’s first-ever full day of professional development for creatives. [...]

Greenleaf presents case study at Virtual Education Communicators Boot Camp

Maxine Greenleaf, executive director for the Department of Communications and Marketing, recently presented at the Virtual Education Communicators Boot Camp [...]

$200K grant may help JSU develop a quicker, simpler optical detection for COVID-19

The National Science Foundation has awarded JSU’s Department of Chemistry, Physics and Atmospheric Sciences a $200,000 Rapid Response Research (RAPID) grant to develop a fast, sensitive and simple “optical technique” to detect COVID-19.JSU professor Dr. [...]

Vanish elected as President-Elect of MBUG

Dr. Keilani Vanish has been unanimously elected as President-Elect for Mississippi Banner User Group (MBUG).The Board of Directors of Mississippi Banner User Group (MBUG) has unanimously elected Dr. Keilani Vanish as President – Elect. [...]
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JSU’s Shahbazi: Blacks hit hardest than others by COVID-19 can blame ‘structural racism’

Although numbers have risen significantly now, it was reported on May 19 that more than 1.5 million Americans were confirmed to have been infected by COVID-19, and more than 93,000 people had lost their lives. [...]

Music professor has organ composition premiered at Galloway United Methodist

Dr. David Mahloch, music professor at JSU, has been a composer for 20 years and finds inspiration in the works of Bach. (Photo special to JSU)Dr. [...]

Dollar General Literacy Foundation awards The School of Lifelong Learning’s CELC $8,000 to Support...

Recently, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded JSU’s Continuing Education Learning Center (CELC) an $8,000 grant to support adult literacy.  This local grant is part of more than $8.6 million in grants awarded to more than 950 schools, non-profits and organizations across the communities Dollar General serves.Ms. [...]

New 2nd lieutenants: 13 Army cadets will join 1,000 U.S. comrades for virtual commissioning

Thirteen U.S. Army cadets from Jackson State University’s Tiger Battalion will earn the rank of second lieutenants along with 1,000 others during a historic national commissioning ceremony that will be held virtually because of COVID-19.The largest-ever Army commissioning will be at 9 a.m. (CDT) Friday, June 12.Lt. Col. [...]

‘Nukes can’t stop hurricanes’: Meteorology grad prepares for next chapter in research

As hurricane season begins and commencement season ends, a JSU meteorology alum who’s preparing for graduate research is making it clear that a nuke won’t prevent the natural disaster.Michael Jacquari Smith, 22, a native of Tuskegee, Alabama, wants to better protect the public with improved data but said past notions [...]

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