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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?

February 25, 2015

The University of Southern Mississippi has added a valuable resource to its exploration and research efforts beneath the Gulf waters with the purchase of the “Point Sur” vessel from the San Jose State University Research Foundation.

The University of Southern Mississippi has added a valuable resource to its exploration and research efforts beneath the Gulf waters with the purchase of the “Point Sur” vessel from the San Jose State University Research Foundation.

The Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning approved the purchase of the vessel in a special called meeting today (Feb. 25). The University acquired the state-of-the-art research vessel through a $1 million grant provided by the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality.

February 5, 2015

The Center for Undergraduate Research at The University of Southern Mississippi is accepting applications through March 18 for its Eagle Scholars Program for Undergraduate Research (Eagle SPUR).

The Center for Undergraduate Research at The University of Southern Mississippi is accepting applications through March 18 for its Eagle Scholars Program for Undergraduate Research (Eagle SPUR).

Eagle SPUR is a competitive grant program in which Southern Miss undergraduates can receive up to $1,000 to conduct independent research and creative activity under the guidance of a faculty mentor. Funding can be used to purchase equipment and supplies, pay for travel, and/or provide a stipend in support of time spent on the project.

February 4, 2015

With antibiotic-resistant Staph infection becoming more prevalent – especially in the southeastern U.S. -- researchers at The University of Southern Mississippi and Forrest General Hospital embarked on a campaign to reduce the morbidity and mortality in those affected by Staph infections.

 

With antibiotic-resistant Staph infection becoming more prevalent – especially in the southeastern U.S. -- researchers at The University of Southern Mississippi and Forrest General Hospital embarked on a campaign to reduce the morbidity and mortality in those affected by Staph infections.