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Conductor Michael Miles with the Symphony Orchestra


Southern Miss Symphony's 100th Season Announced; Tickets on Sale

The venerable Symphony Orchestra at The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) celebrates 100 years of excellence in 2019-20 with six diverse musical programs, opening with a Partners for the Arts Gala, “Casablanca,” to jump-start the season.

Artist's rendering of NSF Regional Class Research Vessel.


USM and LUMCON Selected to Lead Consortium to Operate New NSF Regional Class Research Vessel

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has selected the Gulf – Caribbean Oceanographic Consortium, cooperatively led by The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) and the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON), to operate the third new oceanographic research ship to carry out regional scale research in the Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean.