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Open Sessions for Vice President for Research Candidate set for Feb. 18-19 PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, February 17, 2010
Contact David Tisdale, 601.266.4499   

The University of Southern Mississippi will hold open sessions for faculty, staff and students to meet Dr. Denis Wiesenburg, a candidate for the position of vice president for research Thursday, Feb. 18, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., at the Gulf Park campus Advanced Education Center room 104; Friday, and Feb. 19, 4-5 p.m., Hattiesburg campus, Gonzales Auditorium, Liberal Arts Building 108.

Wiesenburg is dean of the School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences at the University of Alaska at Fairbanks. He was chairman and professor with the Southern Miss Department of Marine Science from 1994-2004. While at Southern Miss, he established a six-member team from the university and the U.S. Navy to develop the university’s master of science program in hydrographic science.

From 1988-1994 he was associate director of the geochemical and environmental research group at Texas A&M University  and was an oceanographer with Naval Ocean Research and Development Activity at Stennis Space Center from 1981-1988. Learn more about Dr. Wiesenburg’s credentials online here:

For more information about all of the candidates and the schedule of open sessions, online visit

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