April 18, 2019  

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All University of Southern Mississippi campuses and teaching sites will close on Thursday, April 18 at 1 p.m., due to a severe weather system that is expected to move through south Mississippi on Thursday afternoon and evening.

 

Today’s message includes news releases about a public health symposium set for Thursday on the Hattiesburg campus, a preview of the upcoming Repertory Dance Company Spring Dance Concert and a recap of a recent roundtable discussion at USM hosted by two retired U.S. Army generals.

 

Today’s message includes a special coverage opportunity regarding the final University Forum Series of the spring featuring underwater archaeologist and oceanographer Robert Ballard, who discovered the remains of the Titanic in 1985.

 

Today’s message includes news releases about a step by step guide to choosing an online university and speech pathology instructor Amy Rosonet LeBert’s election as President-Elect of the Council of State Speech-Language-Hearing Association Presidents.

 

Today’s message includes a news release about Special Collections Curator and Professor Jennifer Brannock earning a prestigious research grant from the American Library Association. In addition, biological sciences Professor Glen Shearer is available to discuss international concern over a drug-resistant superbug fungus.

 

Today’s message includes a news release about University Libraries’ Student Curated Exhibits upcoming opening. 

 

Today’s message includes news releases about history Professor Susannah Ural being named to the board of trustees for the Society for Military History, and USM graduate student Raymond Jones being selected as a Jackson Heart Study Scholar. 

 

Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves will visit the DuBard School for Language Disorders to interact with the students and learn how the DuBard School meets the needs of children with severe speech-language disorders. 

 

Today’s message includes news releases about the final University Forum featuring renowned underwater archaeologist and oceanographer Bob Ballard, the theatre program’s upcoming performances of Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing, and a presentation by University researcher Ross Walton to Holiday Inn executives about the company’s history.