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Philip Bates receives 2014 Paul K. Stumpf Award

  University of Southern Mississippi Assistant Professor Philip Bates is the winner of the 2014 Paul K. Stumpf Award, presented biannually to exceptional scientists in plant lipid research. Paul K. Stumpf, who died in 2007, is the recognized father of plant lipid (fats and oils) research. A renowned biochemist, Stumpf trained many students who went on to become leaders in ...

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Studying Antarctica remotely from USM's Department of Marine Science

Dr. Vernon Asper, a researcher and professor in the Department of Marine Science at the University of Southern Mississippi, has taken 19 trips since 1990 to the Antarctica to do research on underwater particle dynamics using high-tech remotely operated vehicles to gather information. During his most recent trip in November, Asper deployed an ingenious underwater glider ROV that has no ...

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Polk, Palazzo honored

Longtime Magee businessman John Polk and U.S. Congressman Steven Palazzo were honored recently as alumni of the year by the College of Business at the University of Southern Mississippi. Polk, retired executive of Polk Meat Products and newly elected state senator, received the Boardman Distinguished Alumnus of the Year award. Palazzo, who is serving his first term in the U.S. ...

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