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The rich and varied culture-based artistic traditions of Native Americans will be showcased at the inaugural Southeastern American Indian Festival on Saturday, Dec. 4 in Ocean Springs, Miss.

College of Business students at The University of Southern Mississippi collected more than 2,100 items in a canned food drive to benefit the Edwards Street Fellowship Center in Hattiesburg.

More than 650 students representing high schools from the southern region of the state will gather on The University of Southern Mississippi campus Dec. 3-4 to perform a variety of renowned plays as part of the Mississippi High School Drama Festival.

More than 3.5 million television viewers worldwide will watch The University of Southern Mississippi Pride of Mississippi Marching Band and Dixie Darlings make debut appearances in New York City at the 84th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Noted author and educator Dr. Jinx Coleman Broussard credits a passion for communication as the key ingredient to a successful career that led to her induction into The University of Southern Mississippi School of Mass Communication and Journalism (MCJ) Hall of Fame.

Funk, Afro-Latin and swing music will all be on the menu for the Jazz Lab Band I concert at 7:30 p.m. Fri., Nov. 19 on The University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg campus.

Dr. Michael DeArmey, professor of philosophy, will deliver the Charles W. Moorman Distinguished Alumni Professorship lecture at 1:45 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 19 in Gonzales Auditorium at The University of Southern Mississippi.

The DuBard School for Language Disorders at The University of Southern Mississippi is accepting applications for its unique out-client Language Enhancement and Achievement Program (LEAP).

Some of the top high school students from across the state and region visited The University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg campus on Friday for Honors Days hear from faculty, staff and students about the benefits of an education from Southern Miss.

The University of Southern Mississippi School of Mass Communication and Journalism (MCJ) will host its fourth annual symposium Thursday, Nov. 18, “Journalism at a Crossroads: How it Was, How it Is,” in the Thad Cochran Center on the Hattiesburg campus.

An expert on American political thought will address a topic that scholars have debated for centuries – the role of race in American democracy.

Dr. Marek Steedman, assistant professor of political science at The University of Southern Mississippi, will present “Race and Liberty In Tocqueville’s America” at 4 p.m., Mon., Nov. 15 in Gonzales Auditorium.

An advisement center launched this semester by The University of Southern Mississippi’s Department of Psychology is a convenient resource for undergraduate students seeking assistance with course scheduling and issues related to graduation requirements.

The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast was well-represented among the 4,000 math educators at the 2010 National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Regional Conference in New Orleans.

Members of the Air Force ROTC at The University of Southern Mississippi are holding a 24-hour vigil to honor local veterans at Veterans Memorial Park in downtown Hattiesburg.

The registration deadline has been extended for The University of Southern Mississippi’s popular Saturday Gifted Studies Program, scheduled for Jan. 22 – March 5, 2011 on the Hattiesburg campus. It is coordinated through the Frances A. Karnes Center for Gifted Studies.

A mock crime scene set up at Thames Elementary School in Hattiesburg gave students a chance to work as detectives on an 80-year-old cold case.

CSI: Hattiesburg was organized by The University of Southern Mississippi Department of Anthropology and Sociology and the Forensic Sciences Program to introduce children to forensic science as they test their critical thinking and problem-solving skills in a fun exercise.

Nobel Laureate and renowned physicist Eric Cornell will share his expertise with the general public during a lecture on Nov. 30 at the Thad Cochran Center on The University of Southern Mississippi campus.

With a gift of $100,000 to The University of Southern Mississippi Foundation, South Mississippi Home Health Foundation Inc. has established an annual scholarship in the School of Nursing in honor of Dr. Frederick E. Tatum of Hattiesburg.

A stunning new opera production about love and romance comes to The University of Southern Mississippi Mannoni Performing Arts Center Nov. 9 and 11.

The four-act Italian tragedy-drama, “La Bohéme” will take to the stage for two performances only beginning at 7:30 p.m. each evening.