Heather-Ann Layth is the author of an article in "Teaching Sociology." To view the article click here.
September 25, 2023
STARKVILLE, Miss.—With the 2023 Women’s World Cup just days away, a Mississippi State University faculty member is leading the charge to increase visibility for women in sports, and her work is specifically helping shift media coverage of soccer.
July 20, 2023
Three Mississippi State early career faculty members are representing the land-grant university next month on a select 10-person panel charged with finding solutions to persistent health disparities plaguing Magnolia State citizens.
July 13, 2023
A new university certificate program -- Maroon Academy for Teaching Excellence -- is giving 30 early career and established teachers innovative course strategies and student engagement tools through a summer online learning experience. Ashley Vancil-Leap was selected to be a member of the University’s inaugural Maroon Academy on Teaching Excellence.
July 13, 2023
Three MSU faculty members joining summer institute addressing health disparities
June 23, 2023
Mississippi State sociology Associate Professor Rachel Allison, pictured at the bleachers at MSU’s soccer field, is a 2023 Visiting Scholar at the University of Gdańsk in Poland this summer, sharing her research on women’s soccer fans with scholars from across the globe. (Photo by Megan Bean).
May 25, 2023
A faculty member in Mississippi State’s Department of Sociology is addressing social work challenges as part of a task force charged with providing expertise and analysis for the field’s newest iteration of national licensing examinations.
May 23, 2023
Makayla Smith, a Sociology undergraduate and BRIDGES Scholar at the Social Science Research Center (SSRC) working on FishFirst! Zambia, has received an SFUEO Award in the amount of $1,000. SFUEO is the College of Arts and Sciences Student First Undergraduate Excellence Opportunity which supports undergraduate students pursuing internships, co-ops, field work, external research projects, or study abroad. Dr. Melanie Loehwig, Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs, wrote to Makayla, "We are very proud of the excellent work you are doing, and all of us in the Dean’s office hope that this award will help you achieve your goals for your proposed project." The MSU Division of Access, Diversity and Inclusion and MSU Office of Research and Economic Development (ORED) provide undergraduate research opportunities to underrepresented students through the BRIDGES Undergraduate Research Program. On April 13th, Makayla presented a FishFirst! Zambia poster at the MSU Spring 2023 Undergraduate Research Symposium. Makayla is also a TRiO Scholar within the Office of Academic Access and Support and member of MSU NAACP within the Holmes Cultural Diversity Center (HCDC). Keep up the great work, Makayla! Click here for information about Makayla Smith.
May 5, 2023