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Grammy award-winning trumpeter Terence Blanchard will kick off Homecoming weekend at The University of Southern Mississippi Oct. 7 in the Mannoni Performing Arts Center.

Avigilon, the performance and value leader in high definition and megapixel video surveillance systems, announced today that the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) at the University of Southern Mississippi has deployed the Avigilon HD Surveillance System as a permanent laboratory tool for the purpose of studying techniques to mitigate the security risks inherent with large spectator sport venues.

Nurses from several Gulf South and Mid-South states will converge in Hattiesburg Oct. 7-9 for the second Biennial Region 8 Conference of the international nursing honor society – Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI).

Mississippi Home of Your Own (HOYO) will sponsor a free, one-day homebuyer education workshop on Saturday, Oct. 16 for residents with and without disabilities in Hinds and surrounding counties.

Camping trips do not always include roaring fires or bug spray, as a group of youngsters and young adults discovered this summer at The University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Park campus.

“What page are you on?” This is a question Hattiesburg area book readers will be asking this October and November for The Big Read, which kicks off Friday, Oct. 8 at Live @ Five in Town Square Park in downtown Hattiesburg.

The School of Social Work at The University of Southern Mississippi has extended its Family Network Partnership (FNP) to create the Family Counseling Center for children in the foster care system.

The DuBard School for Language Disorders at The University of Southern Mississippi will host the Missing Links in Academics seminar Nov. 4-5 on the Hattiesburg campus.

Parents of gifted children can benefit from the knowledge of experts presenting at the Parenting Gifted Children conference at The University of Southern Mississippi Saturday, Nov. 6 on the Hattiesburg campus.

Former Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright will be the guest speaker for The University of Southern Mississippi’s second biennial Lt. Col. John H. Dale Sr. Distinguished Lecture Series in International Security and Global Policy.

A play within a play comes to the campus of The University of Southern Mississippi when the Department of Theatre and Dance presents “Marat/Sade” Sept. 30 in the Martha R. Tatum Theatre.

A new book produced by University of Southern Mississippi historian and alumnus Dr. Chester M. “Bo” Morgan detailing the institution’s 100-year history is now available for purchase.

A new book produced by University of Southern Mississippi historian and alumnus Dr. Chester M. “Bo” Morgan detailing the institution’s 100-year history is now available for purchase.

“Treasured Past, Golden Future: The Centennial History of The University of Southern Mississippi”commemorates the university’s 100th anniversary, outlining its evolution from a small teacher’s college to a distinguished, comprehensive research institution. It includes more than 300 color and black and white illustrations

The University of Southern Mississippi Department of Biological Sciences’ fall plant sale will take root Saturday, Sept. 25 from 8 a. m. - 2 p.m. in front of the Biological Sciences Teaching Garden, located on the east side of Walker Science Building on the Hattiesburg campus.

Topics ranging from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in children to long-term impacts of the Gulf oil spill will be discussed during the 5th Annual Public Health Symposium set for Wednesday, Sept. 29 at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Displaced workers looking to start their own small businesses can get headed in the right direction through the Mississippi Entrepreneur Training Program.

From across the decades, former University of Southern Mississippi student leaders returned to their alma mater this past weekend to reconnect with old friends, marvel at the growth of the university and also share memories and insights with their successors.

One simple survey conducted by the College of Business at The University of Southern Mississippi has led to a significant enhancement within the department.

In response to concerns about potential roadblocks to student achievement on campus, the College of Business unveiled the Business Academic Success & Excellence (BASE) Center earlier this month. Located on the first floor of Joseph Greene Hall, the center includes private study rooms, larger group accommodations, staff counselors and the use of office equipment.