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Researcher peforms test procedure


USM Partners with Forrest General Hospital, Hattiesburg Clinic to Increase Volume and Speed of COVID-19 Testing

A collaboration of health care providers at Forrest General Hospital and Hattiesburg Clinic with researchers at The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) is providing a boost to efforts to combat the coronavirus pandemic through increased COVID-19 testing.

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NSF Oceanographic Research Ship to be Named for Gulf Coast Civil Rights Icon

A Gulf Coast civil rights icon is being honored as the namesake of a new, $100 million National Science Foundation (NSF) oceanographic research ship, to be operated by the Gulf – Caribbean Oceanographic Consortium (GCOC), led by The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) and the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON).