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07.20.2012

When you think of a camping trip in the Mississippi summer, most people automatically think hot, hot and hot. 

 

For a group of young leaders with and without disabilities, heat was not an issue for their summer camping trip since they had an indoor camp-out combined with a wet weekend of fun. The one-night camping event, held last month, was hosted by the TRIAD Service AmeriCorps members and the Technology Learning Center, both a part of the Institute for Disability Studies on The University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Park campus in Long Beach.

07.19.2012

Three veteran scientists from The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Research Lab (GCRL), including Tom McIlwain, Harriet Perry and Jim Franks, recently presented the Issues + Answers Lecture “Pioneers of the Gulf” at the Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center for Arts and Education in Ocean Springs.

07.19.2012

Dr. Robert Lochhead, director of the School of Polymers and High Performance Materials at The University of Southern Mississippi, can offer living proof that a voice alone is enough to produce an award-winning presentation.

07.19.2012

The Technology Learning Center (TLC) at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast is launching “Project Slam Dunk: Connecting People with Sports” to give people with disabilities who live in remote areas of south Mississippi the opportunity to participate in recreational activities.

07.19.2012

Chad Driskell, executive assistant to the president at The University of Southern Mississippi, has been selected to fill a vacancy on the Area Development Partnership’s Board of Directors created when former Southern Miss President Martha Saunders stepped down in June.

07.18.2012

University of Southern Mississippi Provost Dr. Denis Wiesenburg has announced that Dr. Joseph Peyrefitte, senior associate dean in the College of Business, will serve as interim dean during the college’s period of transition.

07.18.2012

Scientists with The University of Southern Mississippi Department of Marine Science are part of a collaboration of colleagues from Dauphin Island Sea Lab and the University of Central Florida that last year examined a mysterious case of dolphin deaths along the Gulf Coast.

07.18.2012

The University of Southern Mississippi has joined more than 640 institutions of higher learning from across the country on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for 2012.

07.18.2012

Mississippi Home of Your Own (HOYO) will sponsor a free, one-day homebuyer education workshop on Saturday, July 28 for residents with and without disabilities in Clay and surrounding counties.