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02.20.2017

The EAGLE Leadership Studies Program, hosted by The Frances A. Karnes Center for Gifted Studies at The University of Southern Mississippi, will be held June 4-9 on the University’s Hattiesburg campus. The program is a one-week residential program providing opportunities for students who have completed grades six through 11 to develop and enhance their leadership skills and abilities.

02.20.2017

Joann Judge, a physical education instructor in the School of Kinesiology at The University of Southern Mississippi, is evaluating a method that could influence how physical education is taught to children with autism spectrum disorder.

02.20.2017

University of Southern Mississippi students will have an opportunity to study issues and create solutions facing the country’s national security as part of a Hacking for Defense (H4D) course being offered for the first time during the Summer 2017 semester.

02.17.2017

Dr. Kimberly Ward, assistant professor in the Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences at The University of Southern Mississippi, has been elected chair of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s Medicaid Committee.

02.16.2017

The 2017 edition of the Armstrong-Branch Distinguished Lecture Series at The University of Southern Mississippi will feature famed actress and activist Jasmine Guy Tuesday, Feb. 21 at 7 p.m. in Bennett Auditorium on the University’s Hattiesburg campus. The title of her presentation will be "Making Your Own Different World." Admission is free.

02.16.2017

The 20th anniversary of the Hurricane Bowl at The University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Coast Research Laboratory (GCRL) will offer students a rare hands-on glimpse at what their future may hold in marine science.

02.16.2017

On Jan. 2, 1963, 28 white Methodist ministers published the “Born of Conviction” statement criticizing Mississippi’s massive resistance to the civil rights movement. This Friday, the author of a book that documents that bold act and its influence on United Methodists in Mississippi more than 50 years later will present as part of The University of Southern Mississippi Department of Philosophy and Religion’s “Philosophical Fridays” series.

02.15.2017

Dorie Ladner, center, talks about her work in the American civil rights movement following a screening of the documentary “Well-Behaved Women Don’t Make HerStory: The Dorie Ladner Story” Tuesday, Feb. 15 at The University of Southern Mississippi. The producers of the documentary, Yasmin Gabriel, left and Kendall Givens-Little, right, joined Ladner in answering questions about her social justice activism and their production work on the documentary. Gabriel is special assistant to the president at Tougaloo College in Tougaloo, Miss. and Givens-Little serves as executive director of communications and external relations at Tougaloo. The screening and subsequent question-and-answer session was a part of Black History Month programming at Southern Miss and moderated by USM Assistant Professor of History Dr. Kevin Greene. (University Communications photo by David Tisdale)

02.15.2017

The University of Southern Mississippi continues to observe Black History Month Thursday, Feb. 16 at 6 p.m. when the Center for the Study of the Gulf South and the Southern Miss Department of History present "Shipwrecks, British Courts and Slave Emancipation in the Caribbean." The event will be held in the Liberal Arts Building, room 101 and will feature guest speaker and history professor Dr. Rosanne Adderley of Tulane University.