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07.18.2018

The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) Police Department has made an arrest in connection with two recent theft reports on its Hattiesburg campus.

07.18.2018

 

Today’s email includes news releases about Dr. Sandra Nichols being named USM’s director of the new School of Education and a review of psychology student Latisha Swygert’s internship through a National Institutes of Health program.​

07.17.2018

A nationally competitive internship facilitated by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is giving a University of Southern Mississippi (USM) undergraduate valuable research experiences she can leverage in graduate school and her career.   

Latisha Swygert, a senior psychology major from Clinton, Miss. and student in its prestigious Honors College, earned a spot in the NIH’s National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) 2018 Summer Research Internship Program. The program introduces students to the field of drug abuse and addiction research through participation in eight-week research internships, working with NIDA’s distinguished scientists at universities across the country. Interns also receive a stipend and support for travel and housing.  

07.17.2018

Dr. Sandra Nichols has been named the director of The University of Southern Mississippi (USM)’s new School of Education.

 

Nichols, a native of Ellisville, will oversee one of the largest academic schools at the university with almost 1,000 students enrolled in three undergraduate degree and 13 graduate degree programs. Her role began July 1.

07.17.2018

 

Today’s email includes news releases about the University’s MBA program ranked among the nation’s Top 50 by an online publication and research by a doctoral graduate in Human Capital Development being featured on a Sirius XM radio program.

07.17.2018

The University of Southern Mississippi (USM)’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) program in the College of Business and Economic Development has been ranked as one of the top 50 online programs in the United States, according to bestcollegereviews.org.

07.16.2018

 

History professors Kevin Greene and Rebecca Tuuri, are available today to discuss the Justice Department’s reopening of the Emmett Till murder case.

07.16.2018

Dr. Catherine Cole, a graduate of The University of Southern Mississippi’s (USM) doctoral program in Human Capital Development, and her USM faculty mentor Dr. Heather Annulis, were featured guests on the June 25 episode of the Sirius XM radio show “Road Dog Trucking,” a daily afternoon show covering subjects relevant to the trucking community, including politics, economics, and social issues.

07.13.2018

Commissioner of Higher Education Dr. Al Rankins Jr. will spend his first hundred days in office touring the campuses to gain insights and perspectives on the university system from students, faculty, staff, elected officials and community leaders.