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January 22, 2014

Consider this note an open invitation to take a closer look at Southern Miss.

Consider this note an open invitation. It’s your invitation to take a closer look at Southern Miss over the next few months, whether you are a prospective student or family member, current student, faculty or staff member, alum or fan. Beginning tomorrow, an advertising campaign throughout south Mississippi and on social media will feature some of the best Southern Miss has to offer—its top students, its groundbreaking research, its successful alumni. It will remind those who know Southern Miss well of its amazing achievements.

December 2, 2013

As a top-tier research university, we pride ourselves on developing new innovation techniques.

The University of Southern Mississippi has much for which to be thankful.

November 15, 2013

Mississippi Innovation Month provides an opportunity to showcase our best efforts.

When I travel to other parts of the state and country spreading Golden Eagle spirit, I often hear “you’re doing that at Southern Miss?” at the conclusion of one of my stories.

My answer, always with a smile, is “yes, and more.”

August 8, 2013

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July 10, 2013

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March 28, 2013

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January 28, 2013

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January 28, 2013

Statistics show that a post-secondary degree does indeed matter in today's competitive marketplace.

If you were to ask a classroom of first grade students what career path they plan to choose, you will likely receive answers such as “fireman” or “astronaut,” probably based on the excitement of riding on a fire truck or a spaceship, or “teacher,” based on the example set each day by their own teacher.

However, as these students grow and mature, discover and develop their own talent and aptitude, and consider many other factors, including job availability and salary, these career aspirations often change.

January 3, 2013

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November 19, 2012

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October 23, 2012

Southern Miss Vice Provost for Research Dr. Gordon Cannon notes that the state's universities work in collaboration more often than the average citizen realizes.

I read with great interest a recent editorial in the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal that applauded the cooperative research efforts by Mississippi State University and the University of Mississippi. While competition often brings out the best in opponents in a football stadium, at The University of Southern Mississippi we also know that it is collaboration that produces the most significant results in the research laboratories and fields.

October 19, 2012

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September 20, 2012

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September 7, 2012

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October 4, 2011

Dr. Denis Wiesenburg, Vice President for Research at Southern Miss, has been to Alaska and back as a university administrator.

 

Denis Wiesenburg serves as the Vice President for Research at The University of Southern Mississippi. A Pascagoula, Miss., native, Wiesenburg spent seven years teaching in Alaska before returning to his home state. Recently, Wiesenburg took a few moments to reflect on his current responsibilities and outside interests in a question-and-answer format.

Q: What is your hometown and educational background?

October 4, 2011

Dr. Denis Wiesenburg, Vice President for Research at Southern Miss, has been to Alaska and back as a university administrator.

 

Denis Wiesenburg serves as the Vice President for Research at The University of Southern Mississippi. A Pascagoula, Miss., native, Wiesenburg spent seven years teaching in Alaska before returning to his home state. Recently, Wiesenburg took a few moments to reflect on his current responsibilities and outside interests in a question-and-answer format.

Q: What is your hometown and educational background?

March 14, 2014

Dr. Eric Powell, director of The University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Coast Research Laboratory (GCRL) in Ocean Springs has been selected to be part of this year’s 2014 Masters Program announced by the Gulf Coast Business Council Research Foundation.

Dr. Eric Powell, director of The University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Coast Research Laboratory (GCRL) in Ocean Springs has been selected to be part of this year’s 2014 Masters Program announced by the Gulf Coast Business Council Research Foundation.

The Masters Program, developed in 2007 to identify and develop emerging leaders of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, is a one year commitment which will cover a variety of topics and consists of eight sessions.

March 10, 2014

Two years ago, the leadership at the Mississippi High School Association (MHSAA) took the lead to enhance risk management for their interscholastic athletic programs and after-school activities. Several school districts in Mississippi were involved in state-wide pilots to identify security areas for improvement. 

 

Two years ago, the leadership at the Mississippi High School Association (MHSAA) took the lead to enhance risk management for their interscholastic athletic programs and after-school activities. Several school districts in Mississippi were involved in state-wide pilots to identify security areas for improvement. 

February 28, 2014

The National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) is proud to announce that Criterion Venue Security is now requiring their staff to attain NCS4’s Certified Sport Venue Staff (CSVS) Certification - the nation’s first comprehensive sport and special event security credential for front line venue and event staff.

The National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) is proud to announce that Criterion Venue Security is now requiring their staff to attain NCS4’s Certified Sport Venue Staff (CSVS) Certification - the nation’s first comprehensive sport and special event security credential for front line venue and event staff.

February 27, 2014

The Center for Undergraduate Research at The University of Southern Mississippi is seeking applicants for the spring Eagle Scholars Program for Undergraduate Research (Eagle SPUR). The application deadline is Monday, March 3.

The Center for Undergraduate Research at The University of Southern Mississippi is seeking applicants for the spring Eagle Scholars Program for Undergraduate Research (Eagle SPUR). The application deadline is Monday, March 3.

Eagle SPUR provides funding for independent research by an undergraduate student in collaboration with a faculty member. The program includes up to $20,000 in research grants for project proposals submitted by qualified students in the fall and spring semesters.

February 17, 2014

University of Southern Mississippi Professor Scott Milroy is not ready to prove life exists on Mars. However, he is one giant leap closer to discovering whether or not a living organism could survive on the Red Planet.

 

Milroy recently learned that his NASA-funded “Pioneering Mars” project has been selected for payload integration and flight aboard the International Space Station. Milroy’s project is one of only two chosen from the NASA ISS National Laboratory Education Project (NLEP) for transport to the ISS sometime in 2015.

University of Southern Mississippi Professor Scott Milroy is not ready to prove life exists on Mars. However, he is one giant leap closer to discovering whether or not a living organism could survive on the Red Planet.

Milroy recently learned that his NASA-funded “Pioneering Mars” project has been selected for payload integration and flight aboard the International Space Station. Milroy’s project is one of only two chosen from the NASA ISS National Laboratory Education Project (NLEP) for transport to the ISS sometime in 2015.