May 27, 2017  

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Q/A

Dr. Rebecca Powell

Dr. Rebecca Powell leads the Live Oak Writing Project, advancing its mission of improving the teaching and learning of writing for the benefit of participating Gulf Coast educators and their students. 

Karen Rowell

Karen Rowell, director of USM's Fay B. Kaigler Children's Book Festival, reflects on its 50-year history, what it takes to put the festival together, and the lasting impact of the event on the literary genre that touches the hearts of both young and old alike.  

By the time she reached her sophomore year in college, Dr. Sherita L. Johnson knew that she wanted to be an English professor.

Perspective

A one-woman portrayal of Fannye A. Cook performed by wildlife biologist, Dr. Cathy Shropshire, is a must-see for anyone who loves Mississippi’s history and natural heritage and will be held March 27 at 6:30 p.m. in Scianna Hall at The University of Southern Mississippi. Jayne Buttross introduces Cook here with the story of her important and lasting legacy .

When it comes to special occasions, opening day of another baseball season ranks right near the top in the Coll household. At least, for one member.

Our military veterans are extraordinary men and women who sacrificed some of the best years of their lives for your freedom.