Shubin to lecture at University Forum

On Tuesday, Feb. 7, University Forum will host “Your Inner Fish,” an evolutionary biology lecture by paleontologist and evolutionary biologist Neil Shubin. Forum organizer Andrew...

‘Star Wars’ animator visits USM

The USM Department of Art and Design hosted a discussion by renowned digital animator and Southern Miss Alumnus Ken Wesley on Nov. 17. The event...

USM, Hattiesburg collaborate in health initiative

The Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services granted $910,000 to the city of Hattiesburg and the University of Southern Mississippi’s School of Social Work...

Supermoon Gallery

On Nov. 14, Earth experienced its largest supermoon since 1948. According to USM physics and astronomy professor Christopher Sirola, the supermoon occurs when the moon...

Movember in full effect

The ideal month to grow a mustache is here: Movember. The days are getting shorter, but beards are growing longer. Southern Miss students and alumni...

Vine dies, social media lives on

Before the cool effects on Snapchat and Instagram, there was Vine. You remember Vine, right? It’s the app that you probably deleted to make more space...

Social smoking alleviates anxiety, not hazards

A feeling of one’s chest tightening and heart plunging into one’s stomach due to being surrounded by a swarm of unfamiliar faces commonly assaults...

Miss. ranked fifth in prescription opioid abuse

Mississippi came in fifth place in the nation last year with its use of opioids. According to The Associated Press and the Center for Public...

USM lab advances alternative fuel sources

Researchers at USM continue to advance alternative energy sources one vial of marine phytoplankton at a time. Integral to a larger research project involving...

Firewall flatlines pirating, DMCA notifications

Approximately a year since the USM’s technical services department, iTech, installed a new firewall system to the university’s computer networks, notices to students of...

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