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Dale Center in the News

A collection of news stories and press releases about Dale Center Events and Dale Center Faculty Fellows:

August 17, 2021

Stur Named Recipient of USM’s Prestigious Moorman Professorship

July 7, 2021

First Round of Documents Digitized in Governors’ Letters Project, Volunteers Needed

October 23, 2020

USM Gulf Park Faculty Members to Search Louisiana Cemetery Oct. 27 for Rumored Mass Grave

October 6, 2020

Fall War & Society Roundtable Continues Oct. 13 and Nov. 10

October 1, 2020

USM Professor Organizes Formal Discussion of Rumored Mass Grave for African Americans Killed in 1942 Riot

May 26, 2020

Stur’s “Saigon at War” Employs Rare Take on U.S., Vietnam Conflict

May 14, 2020

Historians to Explore Comparisons between the Covid-19 Pandemic and World War II

April 14, 2020

USM Professor Wins $350,000 Grant to Digitize Governors’ Papers, Employ Dozens of Students

January 17, 2020

History Faculty Member Abra is Blount Professor for 2019-2021

January 9, 2020

Historians hope Pine Belt residents will learn from movie, “1917” and Camp Shelby Museum

December 2, 2019

Dr. Ural on "Fact check: Were federal benefits granted to Confederate veterans?"

November 6, 2019

Dale Center Fellows to speak at VFW Roundtable Nov. 11

October 10, 2019

Swope Serving as Distinguished Visiting Chair of History at U.S. Naval Academy

September 20, 2019

Graduate Student Dedicated to Preserving Voices of America’s Military Veterans

September 13, 2019

Dan Rather Recounts Experiences as War Correspondent, Calls for American Unity in Lt. Col. John H. Dale Lecture

September 10, 2019

USM War and Society Graduate Student Gains Experience, Advances Research through Internship with Marine Corps History Division

 August 28, 2019

Legendary Journalist and War Correspondent Dan Rather to Deliver 2019 Lt. Col. John H. Dale Sr. Distinguished Lecture: “Reporting from the Front Lines: Reflections on Sixty Years of Global Conflict.”

August 21, 2019

“War Stories” Project to Capture the Experiences of National Guard Soldiers’ Service in Global War on Terror

July 1, 2019

History Faculty Publish New Research

April 29, 2019

Dale Center Fellow Heather Stur to give Blount Lecture in Military History May 1

April 9, 2019

Society for Military History selects Ural as Board Trustee

April 4, 2019

USM History Professor Stur to Present Sam Barefield Lecture April 11

March 25, 2019

Ural Leading Collaborative Research Initiative Studying Papers of State's Civil War Governors

March 15, 2019

Abra to present Mississippi Humanities Lecture March 19

March 12, 2019

Dale Center Research Award Program Recognizes Scholarly and Professional Activity of Students, Faculty, Staff

February 21, 2019

Spring 2019 McCarthy Lecture Series Concludes Feb. 26 with Presentation on Vietnam War Spy

February 20, 2019

Dale Center's War and Society Roundtable Continues Feb. 20

February 7, 2019

Wiest to make presentation at National WWII Museum Feb. 9

February 6, 2019

Abra to present for McCarthy Lecture Series Feb. 12

February 1, 2019

Legendary Journalist and War Correspondent Dan Rather to Deliver 2019 Lt. Col. John H. Dale Distinguished Lecture

January 25, 2019

Dale Centers McCarthy Lecture Series Returns Jan. 29 with The World of James Bond: The Life and Times of 007

December 3, 2018

Abra USM’s Nominee for Mississippi Humanities Council Teacher of the Year

October 22, 2018

Wiest to Present on New Book at Mississippi Armed Forces Museum Oct. 25

October 17, 2018

History Professor to Present Lecture on Beauvoir Oct. 18

August 9, 2018

Wiest Teaching Dual Enrollment History Course at Local High School

May 4, 2018

Stur Earns Prestigious Award from Alma Mater

April 18, 2018

History Professor Gives Lecture on Vietnam War to Simpson Academy Students

February 23, 2018

Ural Named to Editorial Board of Prestigious Civil War Journal

January 22, 2018

Wiest to Present Vietnam War Lecture Jan. 29 at Gulf Park Campus

October 19, 2017

Professors Co-Edit Book Offering Perspectives on Race, Gender, Sexuality and War

October 3, 2017

Petraeus: Commitment, Strategic Planning Keys to Advancing Global Stability

September 26, 2017

Wiest Chosen to Serve on Department of Army Historical Advisory Subcommittee

August 26, 2017

Vietnam Film to be Screened Tuesday

August 23, 2017

Dale Center Co-Sponsor for Sept. 1 Vietnam War Documentary Preview Screening

August 15, 2017

Faculty Members, Alums Contribute to New York Times Series ‘Vietnam ‘67’

May 25, 2017

Faculty Recognized for Achievements at Awards Recognition Ceremony

May 15, 2017

Book on Integration of U.S. Military Focus of May 18 Roundtable Discussion

May 11, 2017

College of Arts and Letters announces annual Faculty and Staff Awards

April 4, 2017 

Joint University Forum, Dale Center Program to feature Acclaimed War Correspondent and Filmmaker’s Analysis of Culture and Conflict

April 3, 2017

Southern Miss College of Arts and Letters Professors Receive Lucas Endowment Faculty Excellence Awards for Academic Research

March 1, 2017

Southern Miss Women's History Month Programming Scheduled through March

February 16, 2017

Southern Miss History Professor to Share Findings in Beauvoir Veteran Research

November 14, 2016

Wiest Presents Veterans Day Program to Simpson County VFW

September 29, 2016 

Dale Center receives $100K

September 27, 2016 

USM Dale Center anonymous gift provides graduate assistantship

September 27, 2016 

USM Dale Center Anonymous Gift Provides Graduate Assistantship

August 2, 2016

Southern Miss Experts Offer Analysis/Opinion on Presidential Election 

June 24, 2016 

Faculty, Students Witness British European Union Exit Vote during Study Abroad

May 17, 2016 

C-SPAN Programs Featuring Southern Miss, Hattiesburg to air May 21-22

May 13, 2016 

College of Arts and Letters Presents Annual Faculty and Staff Awards

April 6, 2016 

Art of War Event Highlights Social Transitions between Eras

March 28, 2016 


March 16, 2016 

Professor’s Book Featured in Syndicated Comic Strip

November 23, 2015 

Southern Miss Civil War Historian Earns Distinguished Professorship

November 11, 2015 

World War II Division’s Archives, Website Has New Home at Southern Miss

October 21, 2015

Telling Project Gives Voice and Stage to Veterans

October 15, 2015 

Wiest Serving as Grand Marshal for 2015 Homecoming Parade

October 7, 2015

World War II Veterans Giving Archival Collection to Southern Miss, Participating in Roundtable Discussion Oct. 8

August 30, 2015 

Swope Awarded Blount Professorship in Military History

August 13, 2015

USM Foundation Exceeds Goal for Dale Center Campaign 

July 24, 2015 

Documentary Inspired by USM Professor’s Book Nominated for Emmy

June 19, 2015

New Directors Named for Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage 

April 20,2015 

Dale Center to Host Events Commemorating End of Vietnam War

April 10, 2015

Dale Center at Southern Miss Welcomes Australian Expert on Military History

March 24, 2015 

Blount Professor of Military History To Present John Bell Hood’s Texas Brigade: Why Unit Histories Still Matter

February 16, 2015 

Dale Center Event set for Feb. 21 at Mississippi Museum of Art

January 8, 2015

Books, Dialogue and Discussion: War and Society Roundtable Begins Jan. 13

December 12, 2014 

Wiest: Graduates Equipped with Education to Tackle Problems of the World

December 5, 2014 

Professor, Graduate Student Attend NEH Workshop for Military History

November 17, 2014 

War and Society Roundtable set for Nov. 18

October 16, 2014

Southern Miss Department of History to Present Lecture by Kyle Longley

October 13, 2014 

Military History Expert Presenter for Oct. 14 University Forum

October 3, 2014

First Female U.S. Reporter Killed Covering War Focus of Oct. 6 McCarthy Lecture

September 29, 2014

USM Alumnus, Iraq War Hero to Present McCarthy Series Lecture Sept. 29

September 18, 2014

McCarthy Lecture Series to Focus on Media and Military Beginning Sept. 22

June 5, 2014 

Southern Miss to Commemorate D-Day Anniversary

May 9, 2014 

Dale Center for the Study of War & Society to Present Roundtable Discussion

April 16, 2014 

Southern Miss History Professor Publishes Book About China’s Ming Dynasty

March 10, 2014

Vietnam War Documentary Based on Book by Southern Miss History Professor Premieres March 25 in New Orleans

February 24, 2014

Southern Miss Gulf Coast to Host Roundtable Discussion on Mississippi History

February 20, 2014

Bristol’s Book Serves as Featured Reference for Article on the American Beard

February 10, 2014

Bristol to Discuss African Americans and World War II at Bay St. Louis Library

February 9, 2014

History Professor’s Book Includes Personal Accounts of Impact of Civil War

February 6, 2014

Former Defense Secretary Gates Discusses Book, Career in Southern Miss Lecture Series

January 27, 2014

Gates to Elaborate on Best-Selling Memoir as 2014 Dale Distinguished Lecturer

November 27, 2013

Bristol Serves as Panel Chair, Presenter at Seminar on Armed Forces Meeting

November 18, 2013

Former Secretary of Defense, CIA Director Robert M. Gates to Speak at Southern Miss

November 14, 2013

Kennedy’s Impact Still Felt Today in American Media, Politics, Policy and Culture

November 11, 2013

McCarthy Series Lecture to focus on British Military and Shell Shock during WWI

October 28, 2013

Professors Selected for National Endowment for the Humanities Competition

October 17, 2013

Ural First Recipient of Blount Professorship in Military History

September 25, 2013

Bristol Named Southern Miss Finalist for Summer Stipend

September 24, 2013

College of Arts and Letters Welcomes New Department Chairs

August 30, 2013

Zelner Leading Southern Miss Department of History

August 28, 2013 

Civil War 150 Lecture Series Begins Sept. 3 on Hattiesburg Campus

June 14, 2013

Southern Miss Gulf Coast College of Arts & Letters News Briefs

March 12, 2013

Center for Study of War and Society hosting National Military History Conference

February 28, 2013

Stur Awarded Prestigious Fulbright to Study in Vietnam

February 14, 2013  

History Professor to be Featured in Military Channel Series

November 8, 2012 

Faculty to Present Work, be Honored at University Research Day Program

September 28, 2012

Wiest to Discuss New Book, The Boys of ’67, Oct. 3 at Gulf Park Campus

September 24, 2012

Hattiesburg Library to Host War and Society Book Discussion Oct. 9

September 5, 2012

Soldiers Featured in Professor’s Vietnam War Book Speaking on Campus Sept. 10

April 25, 2012

Southern Miss’ Bristol Gives Presentation on Book in Charlotte, N.C.

April 3, 2012

Students, Faculty, Staff Honored During Annual Founders’ Day Ceremony

May 31, 2012

Stur Awarded First Nina Bell Suggs Professorship at Southern Miss

May 1, 2012

College of Arts and Letters Recognizes Students, Faculty and Staff

March 7, 2012

Southern Miss HEADWAE Winner Wiest Honored at State Capitol

March 1, 2012

C-SPAN Broadcast of Southern Miss History Class Lecture set for March 3-4

February, 14, 2012

Office of Provost Names Faculty Recipients of Research Support, Honors

January 18, 2012

Gender Roles, Race Attitudes Focus of Professor’s Book on Vietnam War Era

October 24, 2011

Southern Miss Alumni Association Inducts Seven into Hall of Fame

October 21, 2011

Southern Miss Professor Lead Historian for History Channel's Vietnam Documentary

September 8, 2011

McCarthy Lecture Series, War and Society Roundtable Schedule Set

April 1, 2011

Faculty, Staff Recognized for Service, Research, Teaching at Founders’ Day

February 18, 2011

McCarthy Lecture Series Features Three Top Military History Scholars

October 6, 2010

Wiest Named Moorman Distinguished Alumni Professor in Humanities

May 12, 2010

History Student Levett Receives Lucas Award

May 4, 2010

Final Spring War and Society Roundtable Features Book on Crazy Horse

April 7, 2010

War and Society Roundtable Focuses on Civil War Letters

March 4, 2010

McCarthy Lecture Series Features Four Top Authors

March 4, 2010

War and Society Roundtable Discussion to Resume

February 26, 2010

Southern Miss History Professor Featured Contributor on

January 6, 2010

Monthly War and Society Roundtable Set for Jan. 12

October 15, 2009

History Professors Chosen for National Competition

May 21, 2009

Southern Miss Spring 2009 Graduate Receives first Jack Lucas Award

April 30, 2009

War and Society Roundtable to Discuss “Catch-22”

February 11, 2009

Professor's Book Earns Society of Military History's Top Award

February 6, 2009

War and Society Roundtable Meets Feb. 10 at the Hattiesburg Library

June 23, 2008

Southern Miss History Award to Honor WWII Hero Jack Lucas

May 2, 2008

Afghan War Discussed in Next War and Society Roundtable

April 16, 2008

Southern Miss History Professor's Book Reviewed by The Nation

April 8, 2008

Lessons from Vietnam War Topic for Next War and Society Lecture

March 10, 2008

American Women in WWII Discussed in Next War and Society Roundtable

February 4, 2008

Study of War and Society at Southern Miss Hosts Lecture, Roundtable Discussion

January 14, 2008

Wiest's Vietnam Book Focuses on U.S.-Backed ARVN

January 7, 2008

Raid on Deerfield Discussed in Next War and Society Roundtable

March 26, 2007

Southern Miss History Faculty to Present for Final Spring War and Society Lectures 

May 15, 2006

Southern Miss History Professor Helps Prepare Military Leaders in Classroom Wiest Will Participate in National Security Forum at Air War College

March 30, 2006

War and Society Lecture Set for April 19 at Southern Miss 

April 28, 2005

History Professors New Book Details “Good War”

June 7, 2005

History Professor Joins Forces with Star wars Creator George Lucas on Documentary

November 22, 2004

Southern Miss Professor to Appear in History Chanel Show

June 11, 2004

Southern Miss Professor, Vietnam Veteran to Appear on British Television Program

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