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09.29.2017

Music from Raiders of the Lost Ark, Superman, Star Wars, and more get a super special treatment when internet-sensation James Nova of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, who arranges John Williams’ scores for trombone and records all the parts, takes the stage of Bennett Auditorium with The University of Southern Mississippi Trombone Choir Monday, Oct. 9 at 8 p.m.

09.29.2017

A packed audience on The University of Southern Mississippi’s Hattiesburg campus heard Mars Wrigley Co. executive Edward Taylor extol the virtues of education and core values as part of the Inspired Leaders Series sponsored by the University’s College of Business.

09.28.2017

The University of Southern Mississippi Alumni Association will induct six of the University’s most dedicated and distinguished alumni to its Hall of Fame on Friday, Oct. 13, as one of the highlights of the 2017 Homecoming celebration.

09.28.2017

Students and faculty in the Department of Theatre are preparing for an exciting season of storytelling and adventure in the form of Greek mythology, magicians, race and religion, classic playwrights and more at The University of Southern Mississippi.

09.28.2017

Rodney Richardson stood at the end of the conference room table in Memphis, just getting started on a creative presentation that he and his Hattiesburg-based agency, RARE Design, had put together for the NBA’s Grizzlies new branding efforts. And it didn’t take long — moments really — for Michael Heisley, then-owner of the Grizzlies, to stop the presentation and ask Richardson where he was from before posing the question to a colleague, “Why in the hell are we working with someone from Mississippi?”

 

It seemed a fair question to Heisley when considering the important decision of who best to help tell the Grizzlies’ story to the world.

09.27.2017

The Department of Energy (DOE) announced grants for The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) totaling $1 million toward researching the use of seaweed to produce energy.

09.26.2017

Jim Coll, Chief Communication Officer at The University of Southern Mississippi, has been honored by the Southern Public Relations Federation (SPRF) as a Senior Practitioner. The honor, which was bestowed on seven public relations professionals in the region this year, honors SPRF members who are “recognized by their peers as veteran public relations professionals with high ethical standing.”

09.26.2017

Dr. Andrew Wiest, a University of Southern Mississippi professor and one of the country’s leading experts on military history, is serving on the Department of the Army Historical Advisory Subcommittee (DAHASC).