PRAM honors SSRC annual report with state public relations award

The SSRC communications team received an Award of Excellence at the Public Relations Association of Mississippi (PRAM) state conference for their work on the 2021 SSRC Annual Report. The 30-page report includes feature stories and design elements highlighting the center’s new and ongoing work for the year. Although each Mississippi… Continue Reading PRAM honors SSRC annual report with state public relations award

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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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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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Sarah Dulaney on Understanding Vaccine Misinformation

By Bethany Deuel Sarah Dulaney has discovered the perfect blend of sociology, biology, and health communication in her position as an undergraduate assistant in the SSRC’s Message Laboratory. Since the spring of 2020, Dulaney, a senior, has worked under Holli Seitz, lab director and an assistant professor in the Department… Continue Reading Sarah Dulaney on Understanding Vaccine Misinformation

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SSRC assistant professor awarded grant for upcoming research

by Bethany Deuel Their research will focus on exploring factors that drive decisions about which university students attend and their choice of college major. The research will be conducted through surveys distributed to students accepted into the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) at universities around the country. Although… Continue Reading SSRC assistant professor awarded grant for upcoming research