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Office of New Student and Retention Programs Transitioning to Center for Student Success

In an effort to connect more students to its high-impact success programs, The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) Office of New Student and Retention Programs (NSRP) will begin operating as The Center for Student Success July 1.

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USM Researcher's Device Aims to Prevent Respiratory Complications from Ventilators in COVID-19, ICU and Surgery Patients

Mechanical ventilation is a life-saving treatment, but it can also introduce complications to a hospital patient’s treatment plan. Saliva can likely to pool in the endotracheal tube connected to a patient’s ventilator, which may lead to a host of problems, including bacterial infections and pneumonia.