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01.13.2014

The Center for Black Studies at The University of Southern Mississippi will kick off its events honoring the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer with a Freedom Day reenactment march in historic downtown Hattiesburg Wednesday, Jan. 22 at 10 a.m.

 

Organized by Southern Miss students in the “Remembering Now, ’64” group, this event will serve as a testament to the courageous volunteers of Freedom Summer who took risks to secure the civil liberties of others, said Dr. Sherita Johnson, director of the university’s Center for Black Studies.

01.13.2014

The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Library welcomes two new exhibits on the Gulf Park campus in Long Beach. The new exhibits feature landscape photography by daughter Rosemary Rowe and her father Bryan Rowe, as well as the exhibit, “Map and Geographical Imagery in Editorial Cartoons of the 1960-1970s.”

01.10.2014

The University of Southern Mississippi Libraries will host a talk about Mississippi timber industry materials housed in its Special Collections on Tuesday, Jan. 21, at 5:30 p.m. in the Cook Library Art Gallery, located next to Starbucks.

01.10.2014

Wilton C. Jackson II, a junior broadcast journalism major at The University of Southern Mississippi, has been awarded the $1,500 Hiliary H. Holloway Scholarship on behalf of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated.

 

01.09.2014

University of Southern Mississippi associate professor of history Susannah Ural’s latest book captures the challenges and horrors of the Civil War through the voices of the families directly impacted by the conflict that shattered a nation.

01.08.2014

Local artists and crafts vendors are invited to be part of the Southern Miss Jazz and Blues Festival on Saturday, April 19 at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park campus in Long Beach.