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Dr. Michelle Wang


Biophysicist-Alumna to Deliver Keynote Address at USM's Rayborn Lecture

Renowned biophysicist and DNA scientist Dr. Michelle Wang will be the featured speaker for the Fourth Annual Rayborn Lecture Series in Physics and Astronomy, set for Nov. 18 at 6:30 p.m. at The University of Southern Mississippi’s Thad Cochran Center on the Hattiesburg campus.

USM President Rodney D. Bennett joined Maj. Gen. Janson D. “Durr” Boyles, Adjutant General of Mississippi, in signing a Memorandum of Understanding on Wednesday morning, outlining the two entities’ commitment to the program.


USM and Mississippi National Guard Announce Tuition-Free Program

The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) and the Mississippi National Guard (MSNG) have announced the Golden Eagle Free Tuition Program, a joint initiative that will provide members of the Mississippi Army and Air National Guards the opportunity to graduate, tuition-free, from one of the nation’s leading comprehensive research universities.