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The University of Southern Mississippi‘s Department of Nutrition and Food Systems recently participated in the filming of a national video for The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics at the Mississippi Food Network in Jackson.

The University of Southern Mississippi Alumni Association will induct seven of the university’s most dedicated and distinguished volunteers into its Hall of Fame on Friday, Oct. 19 as one of the highlights of the 2012 Homecoming celebration.

The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast is now offering a master of science degree in American history, which can assist in the career goals of secondary teachers, military officers, civil servants, journalists and librarians.

One of the most celebrated Golden Eagles to step on the gridiron at The University of Southern Mississippi will serve as grand marshal for its 2012 homecoming parade.

In recognition of 50 years of service, the DuBard School for Language Disorders at The University of Southern Mississippi invites everyone to celebrate this significant occasion at its 50th Anniversary Open House on Thursday, Oct. 25 from 3:30-6 p.m.

The Day of Sharing for Teachers of the Gifted will be held Friday, Oct. 26 at the R.C. Cook University Union on the Hattiesburg campus of The University of Southern Mississippi. This conference, sponsored by the Frances A. Karnes Center for Gifted Studies, is designed to educate teachers on current curriculum and instructional issues in gifted education.  

The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Libraries will feature a photography exhibit by coast photographer, Jason Taylor, beginning Monday, Oct. 29 at the university’s Gulf Park campus in Long Beach.

Hailed by the New York Times as possessing “explosive vigor and technical finesse”, the dynamic Miró Quartet, one of America’s highest-profile string quartets, enjoys its place at the top of the international chamber music scene.

The Pride of Mississippi Marching Band is one of the area’s most visible ambassadors. Its acclaim has led scores to audition to become part of the group and now, the members are busting at the seams – literally.

 

To outfit the capacity band this year has presented a challenge to say the least. A new look is planned to replace the decade-old uniforms.

The College of Health at The University of Southern Mississippi is sponsoring the Hospice Foundation of America’s “Artificial Nutrition and Hydration Program” on Wednesday, Oct. 24, from 9-11 a.m. in Room 101 of the Trent Lott Center.

Approximately 50 University of Southern Mississippi business students will spend Halloween being treated to a unique look at career opportunities in the casino resort industry and Tunica as a potential job market.

Students at the University of Southern Mississippi recently elected representatives for the 2012 Southern Miss Homecoming Court and Mr. and Miss Southern Miss. The queen and court, aloing with Mr. and Miss Southern Miss, will be introduced at halftime of the Southern Miss football game against Marshall University Saturday, Oct. 20 at M.M. Roberts Stadium.

 

University of Southern Mississippi students, faculty, staff, alumni and other supporters will be kicking off homecoming week with an assortment of activities and events to show their Golden Eagle pride with this year’s homecoming theme "Let the Good Times Soar!"

Dr. Sumanth Yenduri, associate professor of computer science, was acknowledged for his contributions to the 10th edition of the textbook, “Concepts of Programming Languages,” by Robert W. Sebesta.

The textbook, prominently used in computer science education, is described as an introduction “to the main constructs of contemporary programming languages and provides the tools needed to critically evaluate existing and future programming languages.”

The University of Southern Mississippi Institute for Disability Studies (IDS) will hold a fair housing workshop at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20 at the Lafayette County-Oxford Public Library at 401 Bramlett Blvd. in Oxford.

The Children’s Center for Communication and Development, in conjunction with the Office of Professional Development and Educational Outreach, will host a one-day conference “Exceptional Learners, Exceptional Instruction” on Nov. 9 at the Thad Cochran Center on The University of Southern Mississippi campus.

The University of Southern Mississippi’s Space Planning Committee is examining plans for the use of several large spaces on the Hattiesburg campus as they become available in the near future, and seeks input for the planning process. 

University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast students have elected Amanda Crowe of Gulfport, a master’s in business administration student, to represent the student body at the university’s upcoming homecoming and Spirit Week festivities on both the Gulf Park and Hattiesburg campuses.

Calling on the Hattiesburg campus to continue making “miracles” happen through their support of the United Way, University of Southern Mississippi Interim President Dr. Aubrey Lucas kicked off the school's annual United Way Campaign over breakfast Tuesday morning at the Thad Cochran Center. The campus campaign runs through Nov. 9.

The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast will host the free public lecture, “Friendship, Death and Boethian Philosophy in the High Middle Ages” featuring Albrecht Classen, university distinguished professor at the University of Arizona. The lecture will be presented Friday, Oct. 19 at 4 p.m. at the Courtyard Marriott Beachfront Hotel in Gulfport.

 

The University of Southern Mississippi’s campus radio station WUSM-FM (88.5)is offering some lucky participant a chance to win big money this fall with the WUSM 50/50 Drawing.
 

The University of Southern Mississippi’s Department of Food and Nutrition Systems participated in the first Mississippi Farm to School Week in collaboration with Stone County’s Child Nutrition Director Myra Rayburn.

This past summer, University of Southern Mississippi students took part in a unique study abroad experience, spending 10 days in Panama, a country rich in culture and economic growth.

When Johann Strauss conceived of his farcical operetta “Die Fledermaus” (The Bat), he might have been hard pressed to imagine all the comical improvisations and reinventions that would shape it since its debut in 1874.

 

The Southern Opera and Musical Theatre Company’s program takes it to another place literally and figuratively.