International Institute

  • OSA Photo Contest

  • Cochran Fellow

    Seven Cochran fellows from Mali and Senegal completed a two-week training in Climate Smart Agriculture at MSU, which was supported by U.S. Department of Agriculture. Mentors: (L-R) Dr. Prem Parajuli (primary), Dr. Padmanava Dash, Dr. Raja Reddy, Dr. Shrinidhi Ambinakudige, and Dr. Chander Sharma (not shown).

  • OSA Fall Fair

  • Fenwick

    Dr. Brad Fenwick, Vice President of Global Academic & Research Relations at Elsevier, will speak to MSU faculty and staff on enhancing university competitiveness through data analytics on Sep. 19 from 12 to 1:30 p.m. in the Colvard Student Union Fowlkes Auditorium for a brown bag presentation.

  • Chaly

    Valeriy Chaly, Ukrainian ambassador to the United States, speaks at Mississippi State University on Wednesday [Aug. 31] as part of MSU's Global Engagement Lecture Series. (Photo by Beth Wynn)

  • OSA Weekly Interest Sessions

    The Office of Study abroad will hold weekly study abroad interest sessions for students every Monday at 11:00 a.m. in Allen Hall, Room 611 and every Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. in Allen Hall, Room 611.

  • Ukraine

    Ukrainian Ambassador to the United States Valeriy Chaly (center) tours MSU's Raspet Flight Research Laboratory on Wednesday [Aug. 31] with systems engineer Rodney Lincoln (right) and MSU International Institute Executive Director Richard Nader. Chaly's visit to Mississippi includes tours of MSU high-technology research facilities, a public lecture and meetings with top state officials in Jackson. Photo by: Beth Wynn

  • 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.

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.