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February 2022 Chronicles

New ProjectsDr. Sheena Gardner will serve as Principal Investigator for the 2021 Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC) Report. Researchers will assess DMC within Mississippi’s juvenile system. States participating in the Federal Formula Grants Program are required by the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (JJDP) Act of 2002 to collect juvenile justice data to… Continue Reading February 2022 Chronicles

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30 Second Abstract: Measuring Veterinary Client Preferences

30 Second Abstract: Measuring Veterinary Client Preferences Understanding a pet’s medical situation and what treatment is best can be a difficult decision for pet owners. To better understand how much autonomy clients want in making those decisions, Dr. Holli Seitz and Dr. Jesse Grady recently studied this process and wrote… Continue Reading 30 Second Abstract: Measuring Veterinary Client Preferences

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Expanding your interests: Bethany Deuel on discovering your career path

By Addie Thompson When Bethany Deuel first stepped foot on Mississippi State University’s (MSU) campus, one of the things that impressed her the most was the variety of opportunities available to her.  Although she started college unsure of exactly what she wanted to do in the future, Deuel made the… Continue Reading Expanding your interests: Bethany Deuel on discovering your career path

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December 2021/January 2022 Chronicles

New Projects Dr. Angela Roberston and Dr. Sheena Gardner will serve as Principal Investigator and co-Principal Investigator, respectively, on “Research on Juvenile Court Intake Practices and Reoffending.” The goals of this research are to examine how juvenile justice practice regarding risk assessment, court intake processing, and case handling affect juvenile reoffending… Continue Reading December 2021/January 2022 Chronicles

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SSRC researchers awarded $600K grant to examine juvenile justice system

STARKVILLE, Miss.— Two researchers from the Social Science Research Center (SSRC) at Mississippi State University are receiving $597,000 from the National Institute of Justice to examine the practices of the Mississippi juvenile justice system. Angela Robertson, a research professor and associate director at the SSRC, and Sheena Gardner, an assistant… Continue Reading SSRC researchers awarded $600K grant to examine juvenile justice system

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New Members Named to MASEP Advisory Council

Media Contact: Emile Creel STARKVILLE, Miss.—The Mississippi Alcohol Safety and Education Program (MASEP) added five new members to its advisory council this fall. The council is composed of 15 facilitators, or program instructors, with five members rotating off every three years. The five new advisory members bring decades of experience to… Continue Reading New Members Named to MASEP Advisory Council

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October 2021 Chronicles

2021 Annual Report The 2021 Annual Report includes features stories, project updates, presentation & award highlights, and more. Read today at https://bit.ly/3bFalg8. New Projects Dr. Robert McMillen will serve as Principal Investigator for  “Smoke-Free Policy Disparities and Outcomes in Rural Communities in Southern States.”  The University of Kentucky College of Nursing and… Continue Reading October 2021 Chronicles