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Hattiesburg Campus

This diverse campus spans 300 acres in the heart of Hattiesburg, Mississippi and is home to the sixth-oldest acceptance-based Honors College in the nation, a vibrant arts community that produces hundreds of events each year, and internationally-recognized researchers whose expertise ranges from polymer science and engineering to sports safety and security.

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Gulf Park Campus

Through its 52-acre beachfront campus in Long Beach, Mississippi, the University serves as the only four-year public institution located on the Mississippi Gulf Coast and offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in more than 50 distinct academic fields. The Gulf Park campus is also home to the state’s only bachelor’s degree in ocean engineering and the only film studies pathway offered at a public institution in the state.

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110years since our founding in 1910
71countries represented by our students
24Goldwater Scholars
30study-abroad programs
17division 1 sports

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James Forman Jr.

10.16.2020

University Forum Online to feature Legal Expert and Author James Forman Jr. Oct. 27

James Forman Jr., a Yale University Law School professor and author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning book Locking Up Our Own, which explores race and the war on crime during the late 20th century, will be the guest speaker for The University of Southern Mississippi’s (USM) University Forum Online Tuesday, Oct. 27 at 6:30 p.m. when he presents “Confronting Mass Incarceration.”

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 Southern Miss Ceramics National
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Southern Miss Ceramics National

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