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"As the Social Science Research Center (SSRC) completes its first half-century as an organized research program on MSU's campus, it has become apparent that both our Center's mission and its mode of operation have been fundamentally changed. The research issues facing social science are now so profoundly complex that their solutions demand the combined resources of multiple disciplines, multiple professions and multiple institutions. Throughout this year's annual report this new emphasis on alliance building and partnerships in research is markedly evident."
"Director's Note," www.ssrc.msstate.edu (accessed May 22, 2007)
"The mission of the Social Science Research Center is to conduct research on social, economic, political, human resource, and social-environmental problems facing the state, nation and world..."
"Mission Statement," www.ssrc.msstate.edu (accessed May 22, 2007)