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08.17.2012

The Manufacturing Extension Partnership of Mississippi (MEP.ms) has announced that The Mississippi Polymer Institute provided outstanding technical assistance to four Mississippi-based manufacturing companies, yielding $2.9M in direct financial impact during the 2012 fiscal year.

08.17.2012

Mississippi Home of Your Own (HOYO) will sponsor a free, one-day homebuyer education workshop on Saturday, August 25 for residents with and without disabilities in George and surrounding counties.

08.16.2012

For any youngster dreaming of one day studying sharks and shark behavior, the Shark Fest Summer Camp offers a real-life glimpse.

 

Sponsored by the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory Marine Education Center in Oceans Springs, the five-day camp gives junior and senior high students a chance to visit the top shark fishing hotspots around the Barrier Islands aboard a research vessel.

08.16.2012

The Southern Miss Department of Athletics announced Thursday that local businessmen Jim and Thomas Duff have made a significant financial contribution and will have the school’s Athletic Center named in their honor.

 

The building, which will now be called the Jim and Thomas Duff Athletic Center as recognition of the second largest gift ever given to the Southern Miss Athletics Department, was opened in the fall of 2002 and has been called simply the Athletic Center until now.

08.16.2012

The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast is now offering French as an option for students needing to satisfy a foreign language requirement while attending the university’s Gulf Park campus in Long Beach.

08.16.2012

While most of us can’t imagine life without a laptop or smart phone, powering up these high tech devices on-the-go can be a challenge. 

 

Researchers at the University of Southern Mississippi’s School of Polymers and High Performance Materials are working to develop a portable energy source using light from the sun to produce organic solar cells.

08.15.2012

Move-in days for students returning to The University of Southern Mississippi for the fall 2012 semester who live in campus housing have been scheduled for Friday, Aug. 17 and Saturday, Aug. 18.

08.15.2012

The University of Southern Mississippi Alumni Association recently announced the members of its executive committee.