Marine science professor will grow algae in lab that mimics the Red Planet's surface.
Publication touts researcher's material as one of '5 that could change the world.'
Fundraising includes two new college buildings, new residence hall, scholarships.
Kristen Dupard beat out 365,000 for the Poetry Out Loud national title.
Dr. Katherine Nugent will see her title elevated to dean status July 1.
'The 13th of Paris' and 'The Fox on the Fairway' will be featured this season.
Sports, band, cheerleading and Girls State among on-campus events.
After serving five years, Southern Miss' president plans to end term June 30.
The event features Southern Miss Medallion winner Jane Yolen.
Lilianna Deveneau, major in sociology and French, one of three Mississippi finalists.
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