Buoyed by a record of excellence in research and leadership at The University of Southern Mississippi, Associate Professor Jeffrey Wiggins has been named the new director of the School of Polymers and High Performance Materials.
William Landrum of Hattiesburg is earning his stripes as a soldier in the Mississippi Army National Guard and cadet in The University of Southern Mississippi’s U.S. Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corp (ROTC).
A sophomore criminal justice major at Southern Miss, Landrum was recently named the State Guard’s Soldier of the Year after besting fellow soldiers in a series of exercises, both physical and mental, to earn the title. The achievement earned him the right to move on to regional competition.
Fraternity chapters with membership in The University of Southern Mississippi’s Interfraternity Council (IFC) are marking a milestone as its collective grade point average (GPA) increased to make it the highest in more than two decades.
The University of Southern Mississippi Center for the Study of the Gulf South will host a free presentation, “Guantanamo Past and Present: The Politics of the Law on the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay” March 19 at 5 p.m. in the Liberal Arts Building, room 101 on the Hattiesburg campus.
From 2010-2013, photographer Betty Press had the state of Mississippi in her sights. Recording life in the rural South with every click of the camera, she knew she had something special. The photos she captured are now in two online shows, which are the first to present her new project "Mississippi: The Place That I Live."
Ellen Ruffin serves as an associate professor and curator for University Libraries at the University of Southern Mississippi, and is passionate about the unique items that can be found in its renowned de Grummond Children's Literature Collection.