For the week of February 3 - 7
MISS FACULTY "KEY PLAYERS" IN CONCERT
-- Faculty artists in the School of Music at The University of Southern
Mississippi will present their next performance of the 2002-03 Camerata
Concerts: Faculty Artist Chamber Music Series Feb. 20 in the Mannoni
Performing Arts Center Auditorium.
Billed as "Key
Players," the 7:30 p.m. concert will feature two works: Francis
Poulenc's Sextet for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn and Piano;
and W. A. Mozart's Quintet for Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn and
Piano. The performing Southern Miss music faculty are: Patricia
Malone, oboe; Sharon Lebsack, flute; Wilbur Moreland, clarinet;
John Bivins, bassoon; Dennis Behm, horn; and Joseph Brumbeloe, piano.
$8 general admission and $5 for Southern Miss faculty, staff, students,
senior citizens and children under 12. Tickets may be purchased
at the door.
ARTIST TO PERFORM AT SOUTHERN MISS
Partners for the Arts at The University of Southern Mississippi
will present guest pianist Louis Nagel in concert Feb. 16 in Marsh
after as a lecturer for musicians and nonmusicians alike, Nagel
has prepared a program of classic piano works for the 2:30 p.m.
recital, including works by Joseph Hayden, Robert Schumann, Sigismond
Thalberg and Franz Liszt.
an active concert and teaching schedule and is noted for his lecture-recitals.
He has performed in highly acclaimed solo recitals and concerto
concerts in major American and European cities. A professor of piano
at the University of Michigan, he also has taught at the National
Music Camp at Interlochen, the International Music Camp in Poland,
and the Adamant Music School in Vermont.
is free and open to the public. For more information, call the Southern
Miss College of The Arts at (601) 266-4984.
BLUESMAN SPEAKS TO SOUTHERN MISS STUDENTS
-- Veteran Mississippi bluesman Bobby
Rush will speak to students in the music industry program at The
University of Southern Mississippi Feb. 12 about the music business
and the challenges of being a professional blues musician.
career includes more than 140 albums, and he was nominated in 2002
for a Grammy for best contemporary blues album. The 11 a.m. lecture
will be held in the Fine Arts Building, Room 365, on the Southern
Miss campus in Hattiesburg and is free and open to the public.
Rush also will
headline a concert Feb. 11 at the Saenger Theatre in downtown Hattiesburg.
The 7 p.m. concert is presented as part of Black Heritage Week festivities
and also features McKean's guitar studio ensemble as the opening
act. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students. For tickets,
call 545-8111 or for information about the lecture, call 266-6931.
MISS OFFERS LEADERSHIP STUDIES PROGRAM
of Southern Mississippi's Frances Karnes Center for Gifted Studies
is accepting applications for its Leadership Studies Program until
program will be held June 15-20 and is designed for students in
grades 6-11 who are recommended by school officials and who desire
to develop and enhance their leadership skills and abilities. Students
will be housed in residence halls on the Southern Miss campus and
tuition will cover costs of room, board, recreational activities
and limited accident insurance. The three-phase program includes
Leadership I, Leadership II and Leadership III, with each segment
focusing on various leadership issues.
or additional information about this program, call (601) 266-5236
or visit the center's Web site at http://www-dept.usm.edu/~gifted.
NAMED CHIEF SCIENTIST AT GEOSPATIAL CENTER
-- Dr. Gregory Carter has been named chief scientist of the new
University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Geospatial Center.
comes to Southern Miss from the NASA Applications Research Division,
Earth Science Applications Directorate at Stennis Space Center.
At the geospatial center he will direct scientific initiatives and
guide the center's future science applications. Carter also will
collaborate on research projects with other Southern Miss faculty
and scientists and continue his individual investigations. Carter's
research focuses on using remote sensing to evaluate biodiversity
and the physiological response of coastal plants to the environment.
center, headquartered at the university's Gulf Coast Research Laboratory
here, supports research on marine resources, particularly biological
resources of the Mississippi Gulf Coast region.
MISS GC TO OFFER PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR COURSE
-- Anyone interested in pursuing a private investigation career
may get started next month at The University of Southern Mississippi
Basic (40-hour) Course, a Southern Miss Gulf Coast Division of Continuing
Education course, will be offered from 6-10 p.m. on Fridays and
8 a.m.-5 p.m. on the weekends of March 21-23 and March 28-30, or
July 25-27 and Aug. 1-3, at the Gulf Park campus in Long Beach.
covers rules, regulations, surveillance techniques, locating witnesses
or missing persons, interviews and statements, court records research,
courtroom testimony and standard practices. A certification exam
will be held immediately following class on the last day of each
40-hour course. The cost of the course is $325. For more information
or to register, call the Southern Miss Gulf Coast Gulf Coast Division
of Continuing Education at (228) 867-8777.
TO DISCUSS ANCIENT HISTORY AT SOUTHERN MISS GC
BEACH -- Dr.
William Stiebing, a Seraphia D. Leyda professor of ancient history
at the University of New Orleans, will discuss "The Mysterious
Tomb in Egypt's Valley of the Kings" at The University of Southern
Mississippi Gulf Coast March 18.
which is free and open to the public, will start at 7 p.m. in the
Hardy Hall Auditorium at the Gulf Park campus in Long Beach. A reception
will follow, sponsored by the Southern MissGC Division of Arts and
Sciences. For more information on Stiebing's lecture, contact the
Southern Miss Gulf Coast Division of Arts and Sciences at (228)