Wearing a black "Face Off" T-shirt with "#TeamRJ" across the back, Robert "RJ" Haddy plunged his hands into a bucket Wednesday night, up to his palms in goo that would soon become a head.
When Trudy Gildea was a child of 10, she sat in the audience at New York City's Carnegie Hall, awed by the music of Austrian-born violinist Fritz Kreisler.
Two of Mississippi's well-known talents are teaming up to boost awareness and fundraising that helps students in recovery succeed in college.
Heritage Academy's Board of Directors, faculty, staff and students will hold a groundbreaking ceremony at 9 a.m. Tuesday to signal the start of construction on Martha Claire Kennedy Fitzner Hall.
Mississippi University for Women's International Student Association was the recipient of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority's Global Impact Award.
Mississippi State students and alumni will have opportunities Tuesday and Wednesday to share resumes and shake hands with employer representatives from around the country.
"It's a great stress reliever ... there's nothing like stabbing wool," laughs Pauline Crouse, nimbly taking the carpeted stairs to her crafts room on the second floor.
Mississippi University for Women's spring Forum Series presented by the Gordy Honors College will feature civil rights activist Peggy Wallace Kennedy, daughter of Gov. George Wallace, who attended the university in the late 1960s as it was being integrated.
The Rev. Shawn Parker, pastor of First Baptist Church in Columbus, will be the featured speaker at Town & Tower's Prayer Breakfast Thursday, Feb. 2 at 7 a.m. in Pope Banquet Room at Mississippi University for Women.
It's not uncommon to hear the muted whir of bandsaws and sanders coming from Shawn Stone's workshop on a Sunday evening.
Mississippi State holds a top social media presence among U.S. higher education institutions.
The application period for the Mississippi Hills Community Grant Program is coming to an end on Wednesday, Feb. 15.
With a theme of "Our Voices," Mississippi State's 2017 Diversity Conference will take place Jan. 26 and 27 at The Mill at MSU Conference Center in Starkville.
Barbie may be turning 58 this year, but she's perfectly preserved -- a few hundred times over -- at Ann Yeatman's house east of Columbus.