International Institute

  • State Proud Aquatic

  • Music

    Under the direction of Associate Professor of Music Gary Packwood (front, far left), the Mississippi State University State Singers are wrapping up a nine-day performance tour in Austria and the Czech Republic.

  • BIT

    Kendrick Johnson, international student advisor for the International Services Office, visits with students at the Beijing Institute of Technology in China to talk about educational opportunities at Mississippi State University.

  • McDavid

    Frances McDavid at Mississippi State University, has been selected as an Outstanding Advising Award Winner in the Faculty Academic Advising category from the NACADA: The Global Community for Academic Advising as part of the 2016 Annual Awards Program for Academic Advising.

  • State Proud

  • Dust in the Wind

    Matthew Berg (right), an assistant professor of physics and astronomy at Mississippi State, and graduate student Nava Subedi, from Nepal, lead an optical experiment to image small particles using multicolor digital holography. Photo by: Megan Bean

  • Moroccan delegates

    A delegation of visiting Moroccan officials took a tour this week of MSU's Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems, including its Robotics Testbed Facility. The reconfigurable facility is designed to perform different types of robotics research and user studies, and it is equipped with surround sound, theatrical lighting, projectors and a fog machine. Photo by: Megan Bean

  • Mazzoa

    Mississippi State University history major, Kelley Mazzola, receives the first Radvanyi Scholarship award from the Office of Study Abroad at the International Institute. Pictured with Kelley is Dr. Bill Herndon, Interim Associate Vice President for International Programs.

  • Nader

    MSU welcomes Richard H. Nader to the International Institute as the new associate vice president for international programs

  • Keenum

    Keenum Participates in Launch of APLU Commission to Align and Guide Public Research Universities' Role in Ensuring Global Food Secuirty by 2050

  • State Proud

  • Xue Mei

    Xue Mei visits MSU as a Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant teaching Chinese in the Department of Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures

  • 3MT winner goes global

    Piyush Porwal, a master's student studying mechanical engineering, was named grand champion of the university's most recent 3MT competition, and is now featured on the University of Queensland's global showcase. Queensland founded and manages the 3MT program.

  • Brazil Ceremony

    The International Institute honored participants of the Brazil Scientific Mobility Program, a competitive exchange program and scholarship-driven opportunity for Brazilian college students in STEM fields to recognize their achievements in broadening their cultural and academic horizons.

  • Kishmala

    Karin Lee, Director of International Relations; Kendrick Johnson, International Student Adviser; Kishmala Khan, Global U-Grad from Pakistan, Dr. Bill Herndon, Interim Associate Vice President of International Programs and Interim Executive Director of the International Institute, Muhammad Nadeem, Fulbright student from Pakistan and Global U-Grad Mentor.

  • Grad Researchers

    Three Mississippi State doctoral students were recognized for their research efforts during the Mississippi Academy of Sciences' recent graduate student poster competition. Congratulating the students are MAS Division of Agriculture and Plant Sciences chair Girish Panicker, far left, and vice chair Victor Njiti, far right. The honorees include, from left to right, Ahmed Chaloob Saddam, Firas A. Alsajri and Saroj K. Sah.

  • Riad

    Mississippi State University hosted Egyptian veterinarian Sousanah Ezzat Riad, third from left, through the USDA Foreign Agricultural Services Scientific Exchange Scholars Program during the spring semester. Riad's research at MSU focused on the detection of foodborne pathogens. (Photo by MSU Extension Service/Kevin Hudson)

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.