International Institute

  • LINC

    The Holmes Cultural Diversity Center at MSU seeks hosts for the Linking Internationals in the Community (LINC) program for the 2016-2017 year.

  • Writing Center

    2016 events and seminars for multilingual students hosted by MSU's Writing Center.

  • Ukraine

    The Ambassador of Ukraine, Valeriy Chaly, will speak to MSU on Aug. 31 from 2 to 3 p.m. in Bost North Auditorium about Ukraine's international security challenges. Faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend.

  • African Student Mixer

  • Archaeological research

    Evan Peacock, left, a veteran MSU anthropology professor, and Joseph A. Mitchell of Gautier, right, who soon graduates with a doctorate in earth and atmospheric sciences, are co-authors of a recent report in the American Malacological Bulletin describing the find of a winged mapleleaf mussel shell at a Leflore County archaeological site. Cliff Jenkins, not pictured, of the Natural Resources Conservation Service, also is a co-author. (Photo by Sarah Dutton)

  • Visiting Fellows

    From left to right, Maimouna Ndour, K. Raja Reddy, Shasthree Taduri and Ajaz Ahmad Lone look over plants in the rice experiment plot at the Soil-Plant-Atmosphere Research facility at the university's R.R. Foil Plant Science Research Center. Reddy, director of the SPAR Unit and MAFES researcher, and his team are hosting the visiting scientists.

  • LEAP intern

    Mississippi State University's International Institute welcomes our newest LEAP intern, Emiko Tetsuka from Utsunomiya University. The LEAP Internship is part of a program by the Ministry of Education in Japan.

  • JET

    The International Institute congratulates Mississippi State University graduates on acceptance to the Japan Exchange & Teaching Program (JET). Zachary will be teaching English in Nagasaki-ken and Jaime will be spending her time in Gunma-ken.

  • Wright

    Lauren Wright is the International Institute's new director of the International Services Office. Wright is an MSU graduate and has worked in the International Services Office since 2010. She is a member of the Association of International Educators and serves as the State Chair for the International Student and Scholar Services Knowledge Community.

  • Maejo Internship

    Natcha Tanyakaew and Thansuda Chaimongkol from Maejo University in Chiang Mai City in Thailand completed an internship program in Food Science and Food Microbiology a Mississippi State University with Dr. Juan Silva, Professor of Food Science, Nutrition, and Health Promotion. From the left: Dr. Juan Silva, Dr. Richard Nader (Associate Vice President of International Programs), Natcha Tanyakaew, and Thansuda Chaimongkol.

  • MyState Mobile

    John Killebrew, a junior pre-architecture major, displays the myState app that will be available for download on July 18. (Photo by Chase Neal)

  • Students in China

    Six MSU students recently studied abroad in Beijing, China for "Agriculture in China: Production and Trade." From left to right Liz Wardell, Judson LeCompte, Jason Oakley, Jason Morris, Jessi Collier, and Nanqiao Wang pose in Tiananmen Square.(Photo by MSU Extension Service/Nathan Gregory)

  • Russia

    A small group of students are spending five weeks in Russia to study language, culture, and history at Moscow University of the Humanities, along with Stephen Brain, MSU professor of history, are Stuart Simms, a history major from Athens, Alabama, and Kaitlyn Crawford, a criminology major from Madison. Photo by: Stephen Brain

  • Von Staden

    Morgan Von Staden, a student in Mississippi State's Department of Food Science, Nutrition and Health Promotion has been named president-elect of the Institute of Food Technologists Student Association, a global food science student association. Photo by Erica English

  • Freitas

    Marta Freitas is heading to Rio! The Bulldog senior will represent Portugal in the Olympic Games by taking second in the 1500 meters at the Campionats de Catalunya in Barcelona on Thursday. Photo Courtesy of

  • Plant Physiology

    Hui Tag, a visiting scientist from Rajiv Gandhi University in India, works in MSU's Environmental Plant Physiology Laboratory. Photo by: Laura Daniels

  • Extension

    Mississippi State University plant and soil sciences associate professor Guihong Bi, right, shows tomatoes being grown at a Shandong Shouguang Vegetable Industry Group greenhouse to MSU Extension agents, from left, Emily Carter, Lanette Crocker and Lisa Stewart on June 20, 2016. (Photo by MSU Extension Service/Nathan Gregory)

More than ever, global economic development, scientific exploration, and security are interconnected. The International Institute at Mississippi State University fully integrates the land-grant institution's 130-plus years of leadership teaching, research, and service in to the global arena. Founded in June 2011, the Institute serves as the hub of the university's global engagement and development activities.