March 28, 2017  

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United States Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano stressed the importance of “shared responsibility” during her address at the inaugural National Sports Safety and Security Conference and Exhibition in New Orleans.

Napolitano spoke to a packed audience of more than 325 security professionals on the opening day of the three-day (Aug. 2-4) conference hosted by the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Dr. Mina Li, coordinator for health services and research at the Institute for Disability Studies (IDS) at The University of Southern Mississippi, has been selected to serve on the Health Equity Board of Region IV of the Office of Minority Health of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

More than 300 high school-age young men from across the state arrived on The University of Southern Mississippi's Hattiesburg campus Sunday for Boys State.

More than 200 young women from across the state are on The University of Southern Mississippi campus this week for the 63rd session of the American Legion Auxiliary Magnolia Girls State. The weeklong program teaches delegates about the mechanics of democracy through simulated political campaigns, legislative and judicial processes in the fictitious state of “Magnolia.”

"I've got boats to build" is a familiar lyric on the License to Chill album of Southern Miss alumnus Jimmy Buffett, and building boats was on his mind as he visited the USM Gulf Coast Research Laboratory (GCRL) in Ocean Springs Sunday.

Josanne Francis, a University of Southern Mississippi music major from Trinidad and Tobago, has been named the new director of the Hattiesburg Community Steel Band, as well as the newly formed Junior Steel Band.

Eleven of the world’s most elite and exclusive marching ensembles will compete at M.M. Roberts Stadium on The University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg campus at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 28 as part of the Drum Corps International (DCI) Southern Series Tour.

 

Tickets are now on sale for the spectacle that has become a University of Southern Mississippi tradition – the Arts Gala.  In the 2010 Centennial version, themed “Gold,” patrons will enter a golden world and travel through time celebrating the university’s 100 years at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 16 at the Lake Terrace Convention Center.