Posts Tagged ‘USM’

Cartoon – December 12, 2011

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USM applying for oil dispersant patent

A team of polymer science professors from the University of Southern Mississippi have made headlines recently with their new biodegradable oil dispersant that won’t stick to birds or beaches. They have caught the attention of National Geographic and most recently NBC Learn. The USM team – consisting of Dr. Robert Lochhead, Dr. Daniel Savin and […] [...]

USM Oil Spill Study

HATTIESBURG- Brian Richard, director of the Center for Community and Economic Development at Southern Miss, talks with MBJ-TV about his ongoing study of the economic impact of the 2010 BP oil spill on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. [...]

USM Accelerator Open for Business

HATTIESBURG- The Accelerator at the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg is open for business and ready to stand at the forefront of the global industrial science market. [...]

Proposal to appeal USM firings under review

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) – Appeals begin Oct. 18 for University of Southern Mississippi faculty members who were terminated because of budget cuts, according to a proposal under review by campus groups. USM Provost Bob Lyman said he sent out the proposal for an appeals committee with faculty representation to various campus constituencies this week. “Short […] [...]

Climate Action Plan

Southern Miss will save $273 million by being ‘greener’ with initiative   The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) is the only university in the state and one of the few in the country that is an official “green school” by virtue of having adopted a Climate Action Plan (CAP) that will greatly reduce the school’s […] [...]

Three candidates vying for USM post

The search committee for the vice president of the University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast position has narrowed the field of candidates to three finalists, including Dr. Betsy Vogel-Boze; Dr. Frances Lucas and Dr. Andrew Rogerson. The vice president for Southern Miss Gulf Coast position replaces the associate provost for Southern Miss Gulf Coast post, […] [...]

USM adds two to leadership team

Following recommendations by a search committee and endorsement of key constituent groups, University of Southern Mississippi president Martha Saunders announced two appointments to the university’s leadership team which will help maximize philanthropic giving and strengthen USM’s leadership role in research across the Gulf South. Bob Pierce, Southern Miss Alumni Association executive director, has been named […] [...]

USM, facing budget woes, looks for researcher

by Published: March 8,2010

Tags: budget, education, higher education, USM

HATTIESBURG — The University of Southern Mississippi’s fiscal crisis — with its threat of triple-digit faculty cuts in fiscal year 2012 — has grave implications for its external funding operation, as well. “You are going to run into a capacity problem — you will not have the (number of) faculty to sustain your research operation,” […] [...]

USM to dedicate new Trent Lott Center

HATTIESBURG — A new facility, to be dedicated tomorrow at the University of Southern Mississippi (USM), will serve as the hub of academic and outreach efforts for the institution’s ongoing focus on economic advancement. A dedication ceremony for the newly completed Trent Lott National Center for Excellence in Economic Development and Entrepreneurship is set for […] [...]

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