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Welcome to the daily email for media members that includes news and notes from The University of Southern Mississippi. Today’s message includes news releases about an upcoming visit by Professor Gordon Campbell, a world-renowned expert on Renaissance author John Milton and the King James Version of the Bible, who will be the guest presenter for “Milton in Mississippi” Oct. 10 and a celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Master of Arts in Teaching of Languages program set for Oct. 12. In addition, biological sciences professor Janet Donaldson is available to discuss the recent beef recall due to concerns over salmonella poisoning.

Media inquiries can be directed to Van Arnold at 601.266.5568 or van.arnold@usm.edu or David Tisdale at 601.266.4499 or d.g.tisdale@usm.edu.

Today’s Top Story

Renowned Renaissance literature, Bible expert to visit Hattiesburg campus

Dr. Gordon Campbell, an internationally recognized expert on the works of English poet John Milton (author of Paradise Lost), Renaissance literature, and the King James Version of the Bible, will be a guest speaker on The University of Southern Mississippi’s Hattiesburg campus Oct. 10 for the program “Milton for Mississippi.”

https://news.usm.edu/article/internationally-renowned-expert-john-milton-king-james-bible-visit-usm-hattiesburg-campus

Additional News Release

MATL Program to Mark 25th Anniversary at Oct. 12 Reception

A celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Master of Arts in the Teaching of Languages program (MATL) at The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) will be held Friday, Oct. 12 from 6-9 p.m. at the Thad Cochran Center, ballrooms 1 and 2, on the Hattiesburg campus.

http://news.usm.edu/article/matl-program-mark-25th-anniversary-oct-12-reception

Photo/Video Opportunity

The University of Southern Mississippi will kick off its symphonic season Tuesday, Oct. 9 with a Symphonic Winds and Concert Band concert at 7:30 p.m. in Bennett Auditorium on the Hattiesburg campus. This performance is free and open to the public. To schedule coverage, contact Mike Lopinto at 601.266.5620 or mike.lopinto@usm.edu.

Media Expert Availability

USM Associate Professor of Biological Sciences Dr. Janet Donaldson is available to discuss the recent massive recall of beef (6.5 million pounds) due to a salmonella outbreak. To schedule an interview, email mediaexperts@usm.edu. For a full list of USM media experts visit: http://news.usm.edu/resource/usm-faculty-experts-media-requests.

Did You Know?

The University of Southern Mississippi is one of a select number of institutions of higher learning in the nation accredited in theatre, art and design, dance and music.

About The University of Southern Mississippi

Founded in 1910, The University of Southern Mississippi is a comprehensive doctoral and research-driven university with a proud history and an eye on the future. A dual-campus university, Southern Miss serves students on campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach, in addition to five teaching and research sites in Mississippi and through Online at Southern Miss. Since 2006, our students have collected three Truman Scholarships and 18 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships. USM students also lead Mississippi with 21 Goldwater Scholarships, an honor that recognizes the next generation of great research scientists. Our Drapeau Center for Undergraduate Research affords our students meaningful research opportunities, and as a proven leader in innovation, we conduct transformative research that translates into real-world solutions. As one of only 36 institutions in the nation accredited in theatre, art and design, dance and music, we are a haven for creativity and artistic expression. In the classroom or lab, on the playing field, or in the performance hall, we strive to have a positive impact not only on our students, but also the world around us. Further information is found at usm.edu.