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This year marks Mississippi’s bicentennial, and University Libraries’ Special Collections at The University of Southern Mississippi is hosting a series of events highlighting Mississippi’s 200-year history. The series kicks off with “Lost Bodies and Stolen History: Slavery and Memory in Mississippi,” a lecture by Southern Miss History Professor Dr. Max Grivno, set for Thursday, Feb. 23 at 6 p.m. in the Cook Library Art Gallery. Admission is free.


The Center for Community and Civic Engagement (CCCE) at The University of Southern Mississippi recently announced the first recipient of the Conville Service-Learning Development Award, a $2,000 grant for graduates of USM’s Faculty Fellow Seminar on Service-Learning to pursue new service-learning initiatives.


It's survived hurricanes, tornadoes and lighting strikes. It’s witnessed its home, The University of Southern Mississippi, evolve from a small teacher’s college more than 100 years ago to a premier university in American higher education.


Moffitt Health Center, a full service primary care clinic at The University of Southern Mississippi, has achieved reaccreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC).


Accreditation distinguishes this primary care facility from many other outpatient facilities by providing the highest quality of care to its patients as determined by an independent, external process of evaluation. Status as an accredited organization means Moffitt Health Center has met nationally recognized standards for the provision of quality health care set by AAAHC.



Samantha DiMaggio, an exercise science master’s student in The University of Southern Mississippi’s School of Kinesiology, is helping lead a campus-wide health program.


The University of Southern Mississippi’s Southern Chorale will present three free concerts in three cities in one week. Directed by Dr. Gregory Fuller, the ensemble is known as one of the finest a capella groups in the United States, making significant national and international appearances over the last decade, including a premiere of a new work at the Nation Collegiate Choral Organization conference and a tour of Jamaica. Various guest artists and groups will share the spotlight during this mini-tour.


Science Café on the Coast, hosted by The University of Southern Mississippi's Gulf Coast Library, will present “Wild Harvest: Foraging on the Gulf Coast” Thursday, Feb. 23, at 6 p.m. at the Gulf Coast Library on the Gulf Park campus in Long Beach.


The University of Southern Mississippi community is mourning the death of Cole Whaley, an undergraduate student from Mobile, Ala. Whaley died overnight in New Orleans, La.


The most recent transformations in how we understand the concept of time will not only be discussed, but demonstrated by a Nobel Laureate in Physics when Dr. William Phillips gives the second Rayborn Lecture in Physics at The University of Southern Mississippi Thursday, March 2 at 6:30 p.m. in Bennett Auditorium.