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Released January 21, 2005

SOUTHERN MISS STUDENTS, STAFF WANTED FOR INVENTION CONTEST

 

HATTIESBURG-The College of Science and Technology and the Department of Economic Development at The University of Southern Mississippi are presenting a competition called "Invent Your Future!" for enterprising students and staff members with creative designs and inventions.

Sponsored by Noetic Technology Inc., the Southern Miss Research Foundation and the Office of the Vice President for Research, the invention competition offers more than $10,000 in prize money.

Entrants should describe their invention, its potential or application, what makes it better than the current technologies, and how it will be presented in the final competition. Deadline for entries is Feb. 25.

Finalists will present the invention at a one-day "Invent Your Future!" colloquium and competition on April 27. Finalists will be notified by March 25.

For more information, contact Leslie Butler at (601) 266-6133 or by e-mail at leslie.butler@usm.edu.

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