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.
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."
The Student Government Association at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast, along with the university’s chapter of Young Americans for Liberty, will host a United States Senate Candidates’ Forum Wednesday, March 19, from 6 – 8 p.m. in the university’s Fleming Education Center auditorium on the Gulf Park campus in Long Beach.
The forum, which is open to the public, will feature candidates Bill Marcy (D) and State Sen. Chris McDaniel (R) as they discuss current and relevant issues. For more information, contact Shea Dobson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The world premier of a film about the exploits of an American military unit in the Vietnam War includes expert consultation from University of Southern Mississippi distinguished professor of history Dr. Andrew Wiest.
Wiest, founding director of the university’s Dale Center for the Study of War and Society, was contacted more than three years ago by Lou Reda productions to serve as a consultant on the documentary “Brothers in War” which is based on Wiest’s book “The Boys of ’67: Charlie Company’s War in Vietnam.”
Vanessa Murphree, associate professor and graduate coordinator in the University of Southern Mississippi School of Mass Communication and Journalism, is one of 17 professors, administrators and communications professionals chosen to participate in the seventh annual Scripps Howard Academic Leadership Academy to be held June 1-5 at Louisiana State University’s Manship School of Mass Communication.
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.