Polymer Institute encourages industry growth

The Mississippi Polymer Institute (MPI) at The University of Southern Mississippi helped to create 36 job opportunities in Mississippi, from creating aerospace composites to...

Honors College hosts first Kitten Therapy Day

The University of Southern Mississippi Honors College invited students to enjoy the company of playful kittens during its first Kitten Therapy Day on Friday,...

Alumni share career journey, advice with students

The University of Southern Mississippi Department of Anthropology and Sociology hosted the Alumni Networking Panel on Nov. 11. The department celebrated its 40th year at...

USM Students Weigh in on Gay Marriage Ruling in Alabama

A federal court ruling has determined that a Mobile County probate judge can not deny a marriage license to a same-sex couple in a...

Interior design program hosts local designer showhouse

USM’s interior design program hosted its first designer showhouse on November 2 at the home of Steven and Wendy Farrell to raise funds for...

Financial inclusion becomes priority in ‘Burg  

Hattiesburg will be one of eight cities to participate in the Mayor’s Institute on Financial Inclusion in Chicago, Illinois in April. This program is...

Speaker brings fighter attitude to House

“This is the legislative branch, and the power of the purse rests within the legislative branch, and we fully expect that we’re going to...

Band to Host 5k Fundraiser for Ireland

The Pride of Mississippi Marching band has its first Screamin’ Eagle Dash 5K run, Jan. 24 at 3 p.m. starting at Pride Field and...

English professor leaves lasting legacy

The University of Southern Mississippi lost a beloved professor of the Department of English on Oct. 16. Michael Salda, 57, was a scholar of...

Community members aid in tornado recovery

Nearly three weeks after an EF-3 tornado struck Columbia, Mississippi, cleanup and recovery from the storm continues. Debris from houses and buildings scattered the...

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