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07.17.2012

What do Antarctica and Mars have in common? Turns out, just enough to suit University of Southern Mississippi marine science Assistant Professor Scott Milroy.

 

Thanks to a NASA-funded research grant, Milroy is embarking on a year-long project that includes an attempt to grow a form of blue-green algae – known as cyanobacteria – in incubation chambers at the Stennis Space Center. Milroy hopes to mimic conditions that exist on the surface of Mars.

07.16.2012

Jessica Hobart, recreational sports assistant director for aquatics and outdoors at The University of Southern Mississippi, has been reappointed as the chair of the Career Opportunities Center Committee for the 2012-2013 year for the National Intramural Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA).

07.13.2012

University of Southern Mississippi Provost Dr. Denis Wiesenburg discusses the importance of recent legislation passed by the U.S. Congress that will help restore the Gulf of Mexico to its pre-oil spill beauty.

07.12.2012

University of Southern Mississippi student Courtney Smith and Mississippi State University student Clifford P. Hutt have been selected to participate in the highly competitive John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship. They were nominated for the program through the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium (MASGC).

07.12.2012

The School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) at The University of Southern Mississippi has been granted continued accreditation for its master of library and information science degree program to 2019. The school is headquartered in the College of Education and Psychology.

07.12.2012

The University of Southern Mississippi’s Office of Professional Development and Educational Outreach will sponsor the Industrial Audiometry and Hearing Conservation Certification course August 6-8 on the Hattiesburg campus.

07.11.2012

It’s the stuff of dreams that became a reality in a University of Southern Mississippi laboratory.

 

Inspired by his own dream of a technology now considered revolutionary in the world of plastics research, polymer science professor Marek Urban developed a unique type of plastic material that turns red or “bleeds” when damaged.

07.11.2012

The Children’s Center for Communication and Development at The University of Southern Mississippi received a special surprise when Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves stopped by for a visit on Tuesday, July 10.