The following events are being held at various locations in Hattiesburg and present both interview and photo opportunities for the media. You may also want to include some of these in your community or entertainment calendars. For news media who may have questions about interviews or photo opportunities, contact the Office of University Communications at 601-266-4491.
TUESDAY, JAN. 19
NOTE: Students resume classes after long holiday break
THURSDAY, JAN. 21
Biannual Art Faculty Show planned
WHEN: 4 p.m.
WHERE: Southern Miss Art Museum
EVENT: The show features recent works by the professors and instructors of painting, sculpture and design and adjunct teachers. For information call 601-266-6823.
THURSDAY-SATURDAY JAN. 21-23
Alliance for Graduate Education in Mississippi Symposium set
WHEN: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
WHERE: Thad Cochran Center
EVENT: Annual winter symposium with this year’s theme: “Empowering Scholars to Explore and Excel in Areas of Engineering, Technology and Science.” For information call 601-266-4186.
SATURDAY, JAN. 23
Special exhibit planned at Katrina Research Center
WHEN: 2 p.m.
WHERE: Gulf Park site in Long Beach
EVENT: The exhibit titled, “Journey Stories – Coast Culture” will be on display in association with the Mississippi Humanities Council and the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Services. For information call 228-865-4573.
About The University of Southern Mississippi
The University of Southern Mississippi, founded in 1910, is a comprehensive doctoral and research-extensive university fulfilling its mission of being a leading university in engaging and empowering individuals to transform lives and communities. In a tradition of leadership for student development, Southern Miss is educating a 21st century work force providing intellectual capital, cultural enrichment and innovation to Mississippi and the world. Southern Miss is located in Hattiesburg, Miss., with an additional campus and teaching and research sites on the Mississippi Gulf Coast; further information is found at www.usm.edu.