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In the past year, the Department of Casino, Hospitality and Tourism Management at Southern Miss has provided instruction for not only hundreds of students, but dozens of U.S. soldiers as well.

Dr. Andrew Wiest, professor of history at The University of Southern Mississippi, has been named the Charles W. Moorman Distinguished Alumni Professor in the Humanities by the College of Arts and Letters.

The Alumni Band will perform for the first time in more than 10 years during Homecoming weekend Oct. 8-9 on the campus of the University of Southern Mississippi.

When she inquired about a teaching position with The University of Southern Mississippi’s College of Education and Psychology more than 20 years ago, Mary Beth Evans wasn’t lacking in experience.

By then, she already had half a century of service in the field of education, from working as a teacher in a rural country day school to high school principal to professor at universities in the Midwest. But even after she and her husband retired to Hattiesburg, she still longed to continue working in her chosen field.

Mike Forster, dean of the College of Health at The University of Southern Mississippi summed up the significance of the recently completed Public Health Symposium with a succinct, yet profound, declaration.

“No state needs to focus on health more than Mississippi,” said Forster.

Grammy award-winning trumpeter Terence Blanchard will kick off Homecoming weekend at The University of Southern Mississippi Oct. 7 in the Mannoni Performing Arts Center.

Nurses from several Gulf South and Mid-South states will converge in Hattiesburg Oct. 7-9 for the second Biennial Region 8 Conference of the international nursing honor society – Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI).

“What page are you on?” This is a question Hattiesburg area book readers will be asking this October and November for The Big Read, which kicks off Friday, Oct. 8 at Live @ Five in Town Square Park in downtown Hattiesburg.

The School of Social Work at The University of Southern Mississippi has extended its Family Network Partnership (FNP) to create the Family Counseling Center for children in the foster care system.

Parents of gifted children can benefit from the knowledge of experts presenting at the Parenting Gifted Children conference at The University of Southern Mississippi Saturday, Nov. 6 on the Hattiesburg campus.

Former Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright will be the guest speaker for The University of Southern Mississippi’s second biennial Lt. Col. John H. Dale Sr. Distinguished Lecture Series in International Security and Global Policy.

A play within a play comes to the campus of The University of Southern Mississippi when the Department of Theatre and Dance presents “Marat/Sade” Sept. 30 in the Martha R. Tatum Theatre.

The University of Southern Mississippi Department of Biological Sciences’ fall plant sale will take root Saturday, Sept. 25 from 8 a. m. - 2 p.m. in front of the Biological Sciences Teaching Garden, located on the east side of Walker Science Building on the Hattiesburg campus.

Topics ranging from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in children to long-term impacts of the Gulf oil spill will be discussed during the 5th Annual Public Health Symposium set for Wednesday, Sept. 29 at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Displaced workers looking to start their own small businesses can get headed in the right direction through the Mississippi Entrepreneur Training Program.

One simple survey conducted by the College of Business at The University of Southern Mississippi has led to a significant enhancement within the department.

In response to concerns about potential roadblocks to student achievement on campus, the College of Business unveiled the Business Academic Success & Excellence (BASE) Center earlier this month. Located on the first floor of Joseph Greene Hall, the center includes private study rooms, larger group accommodations, staff counselors and the use of office equipment.

The opening night of The University of Southern Mississippi Symphony Orchestra’s 91st season will be an evening of celebrations.

Two Southern Miss alumni and renowned musicians are returning to perform with the Symphony Orchestra on Thursday, Sept. 23 to kick off the opening of its latest season titled, “Timeless.”

The University of Southern Mississippi’s Pride of Mississippi Marching Band and Dixie Darlings will use their halftime performance to fight a deadly illness Friday, Sept. 17 at the Southern Miss vs. University of Kansas football game.

Retention and expansion of existing businesses is a key strategy in economic development and, in this knowledge-driven economy, universities are in a prime position to make significant contributions.

An 18k white gold and diamond, South Sea pendant/pearl enhancer will be auctioned at “Gold” - The University of Southern Mississippi 2010 Centennial Arts Gala Thursday, Sept. 16 at the Lake Terrace Convention Center.

The University of Southern Mississippi Department of Biological Sciences will host outreach activities this fall, including unique “overnight adventures” at its popular science museum that include opportunities to learn about the natural world on campus and at a nature preserve managed by the university.

As celebrities walk the red carpet at the Sept. 15 premiere of “Twist,” the musical set to debut at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta, Ga., several University of Southern Mississippi alumni will be among them.