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A University of Southern Mississippi alumna will be on the Hattiesburg campus to sign copies of her popular book on Hurricane Katrina Thursday, Nov. 18 from 5-7 p.m. and Friday Nov. 19 from 4-6 p.m. at Barnes and Noble bookstore.

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).

(Update: All Still Hospitalized in Fair Condition)

Three Jeff Davis County residents are in custody and police are seeking a fourth suspect in the shooting of three University of Southern Mississippi students early Sunday morning at a Hattiesburg nightclub.

University of Southern Mississippi President Martha Saunders sent out a message to the campus community earlier today regarding the off-campus shooting of three football players. Read the full text here.

In the aftermath of the BP oil disaster, many are still wondering about the effects of the spill on the Gulf Coast.  

The University of Southern Mississippi and Mississippi Humanities Council will hold a conference titled “Water World: The Effects of the BP Disaster,” Friday, Nov. 19 at the Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center in Ocean Springs. The conference is free and open to the public.

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.

Want to know how to say ‘Happy Birthday USM – 100 Years!” in a different language? Then join The University of Southern Mississippi as it celebrates International Education Week Thursday, Nov. 18 on the Hattiesburg campus.

The University of Southern Mississippi has confirmed three of its student athletes were injured in an off-campus incident shortly before 2 a.m., Sunday, Nov. 14, in Hattiesburg, Miss.

The three, all football players, were listed in fair condition as of 1 p.m. Sunday, according to a medical official.

The University of Southern Mississippi’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) and Office of Community Service Learning (OCSL) will host a series of canned goods collections Nov. 15-22 for the “Join the Huddle to Fight Hunger” campaign.

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.

There is no denying that the Internet has shrunk the distance between cities, countries and entire continents.

For instance, one simple Google search has led to a unique internship arrangement between the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) and Daebul University in South Jeolla, South Korea. Dong-Young LEE, a full-time professor of Police Science at Daebul, is spending a year on the Southern Miss campus to learn more about practices and procedures being developed at NCS4.

A referral-based program managed through the Department of Psychology at The University of Southern Mississippi is in its second year of helping students make wise choices about alcohol use.

Members of the Southern Miss Campus Civitan Club will hold a fundraiser to defray medical expenses for 17-year-old heart transplant patient Jessica Harris Nov. 15-17 in the university Union building lobby.

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 University of Southern Mississippi is doing its part to encourage people to give up smoking as part of the Great American Smokeout campaign set for Nov. 18.

 

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.

Petal High School senior Nicolet Hopper has already learned one important lesson about succeeding as an entrepreneur – hire the right people.

Hopper, a second-year student in the Southern Entrepreneurship Program (SEP) at The University of Southern Mississippi, was a featured presenter at the seventh Annual U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran Forum on American Enterprise held Nov. 2 at the Jackson Marriott.

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.