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Today’s email includes media expert availability by USM biology Professor Shahid Karim to discuss the dangers of tick bites and his ongoing research into the effects of Lyme disease and a schedule of upcoming Small Business Development Center workshops.


Today’s email includes news releases about the USM Honors College – the state’s oldest of its kind and a new video created by the College of Business and Economic Development in conjunction with the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security targeted for the defense industry.


Today’s email includes the availability of Dr. Lisa Nored, director of USM’s School of Criminal Justice, to discuss the importance of drug courts in the sentencing of drug offenders and a news feature about the University’s distinguished Honors College.


Ultimately, it’s your responsibility – and right – to defend yourself in an active shooter situation.

That was a key message of a presentation given July 26 by University of Southern Mississippi (USM) Police Officer Kenneth Woodard on the subject, sponsored by USM’s chapter of the Association of Office Professionals (AOP). The event was held in Cook Library on the Hattiesburg campus and open to members of the university community.


Rear Admiral Ken Barbor, U.S. Navy (ret), founding director of the Hydrographic Science Research Center at The University of Southern Mississippi’s (USM) Department of Marine Science, died Sunday evening in Bay St. Louis.


Mention the University of Southern Mississippi (USM) Honors College to distinguished alum Lance Brown and two distinct features immediately spring to mind – ideas and growth.


“That’s part of the idea of the Honors College. That you exist in that type of environment,” said Brown, a 2000 graduate and Truman Scholar. “My fondest memories were discovering my strengths as a student and feeling that my research and thoughts mattered in a broader academic context.”



Today’s email includes a news release about the annual Gulf Coast Beach Bash being held this evening in Biloxi.


The University of Southern Mississippi’s College of Business and Economic Development, in conjunction with the University’s National Center for Spectator Sports Safety & Security (NCS4), recently created a video highlighting opportunities for the defense industry in sport security.