DOD contracts Southern Miss for $4.73 million

Southern Miss’s National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security announced a $4.73 million contract with the U.S. Department of Defense’s Domestic Preparedness Support...

‘Where do we go to be safe from this point forward?’ USM professor relives...

As a tornado hit the Pine Belt- area in the early morning of Jan. 21, the community was torn apart both physically and emotionally....

McCain library hosts Parchman Exhibit

The University of Southern Mississippi’s Library Collections hosted “Justice in the Mississippi State Penitentiary: Past Reflections, Present Challenges and Future Directions,” a Criminal Justice...

Students share concerns over financial aid

Due to higher tuition and laws against stacking state grants, students and non-students are looking for external sources to receive money to pay for...

Hattiesburg scores low in human rights

Hattiesburg scored two points less than last year on the Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index, according to its 2016 report. The Municipal Equality Index...

State Legislature Reaches $6.26 Billion Budget Agreement

The Mississippi House of Representatives and Senate reached an agreement on a $6.26 billion state budget last week. The new budget agreement will allow...

Mississippi’s first no kill shelter faces closure

In early September, the Laurel/Jones County Animal Rescue announced that they were facing the possibility of closing the shelter due to a lack of...

State misses mark with Confederate Memorial Day

In 2016 Governor Phil Bryant signed a proclamation declaring April Confederate History Month. On March 31, 2017, Bryant declared April 24 Confederate Memorial Day,...

USM wins 2014 organ donor contest

In partnership with Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency (MORA), the College of Health ambassadors led USM to its second victory in the organ donor registration...

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