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31 min ago | Mississippi Business Journal

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.

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Related Topix: Mississippi, Genetics, Medicine

5 hrs ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

JCJC alumnus reveals gift to his wife and college

A Jones County Junior College alumnus revealed a gift to his wife and to the college, in the form of a plaza park, complete with swings, benches, flowers and plants.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Hattiesburg, MS

5 hrs ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

City worker injured when mower flips

One person was transported to a local hospital by ambulance after a City of Hattiesburg mower flipped on an embankment off Lincoln Road.

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Related Topix: Hattiesburg, MS, Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Fairfield Citizen-News

Fairfield school administrator named District 14 superintendent

Anna Cutaia-Leonard , the director of elementary education here, was hired to be superintendent of schools of Regional District 14, encompassing the towns of Woodbury and Bethlehem.

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Related Topix: Woodbury, CT, Bethlehem, CT, University of Connecticut, Fairfield, CT

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Student Printz

Golden Eagle Welcome Week 2014

Michael Kavitz is a Photojournalism/PR major at the University of Southern Mississippi who hails from the metropolis of Brookhaven, MS.

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Related Topix: Brookhaven, MS

Mississippi Business Journal

USM's Melissa Ziegler named Fellow by the Medical Fitness Association

Melissa Ziegler, a kinesiotherapy instructor in the School of Human Performance and Recreation at the University of Southern Mississippi, has been named a Fellow by the Medical Fitness Association .

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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

WDAM takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Nick Lilja, Daniel Brown, Megan Hodge, Ryan Moore and Vanessa Pacheco participated in the challenge.

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Related Topix: Hattiesburg, MS, Magee, MS

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Mississippi Business Journal

USM's Dianne Coleman earns nomination for award

Dianne Coleman, assistant to dean Dr. Michael Forster for recruitment and special projects at the University of Southern Mississippi's College of Health, was recently nominated for the Mississippi Organ Donor Recovery Agency's Donation Advocate Spero Award.

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Mississippi Business Journal

Hattiesburg Clinic Urology welcomes Jennifer Stewart

Jennifer S. Stewart, CNP, recently joined Hattiesburg Clinic Urology as a nurse practitioner.

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Related Topix: Hattiesburg, MS, University of Mississippi Medical Center

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Sunherald.com

Biloxi Junior High cheerleaders take top honors at camp

The Biloxi Junior High cheerleaders have taken top awards at the UCA cheer camp at the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, winning first place awards in extreme routine, cheer, sideline, and band dance in the large group division.

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Related Topix: Mississippi

The Mississippi Press

MBW/Gulf Coast awards scholarship to Celina Thomas

Mary Gilles, MBW scholarship chairperson, presented the Fall 2014 scholarship to Celina Thomas, who is a student at University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Campus.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Alabama Live

Life Stories: Sylvia Warrick Spann was a mother, a teacher, and a steadfast friend

That's how Sylvia Warrick Spann of Mobile described herself before succumbing to leukemia on April 16, 2014, according to long-time friend Kay Kimbrough.

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Related Topix: Leukemia, Health, Dothan, AL, University of South Alabama

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Commercial Dispatch

Columbus native part of Southern Writer's book festival

Columbus native Yvonne R. Edwards will appear at the Southern Writer's Book Festival Aug. 23 at Barnes & Noble at The Summit in Birmingham, Alabama.

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Related Topix: Columbus, MS, Mississippi State University, Mississippi University for Women

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Sunherald.com

Religion Briefs for South Mississippi

Anglo-Catholic Chapel of St. Benedict: Low Mass and sermon on the spiritual and corporal works of mercy, 7:30 a.m. Aug. 17. The Great Litany and Morning Prayer with homily on the Anglican view on conversion and salvation, 9 a.m. Aug. 17. Address: 1902 24th St., Gulfport.

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Related Topix: Gulfport, MS, Biloxi, MS, Long Beach, MS, Moss Point, MS

Sunherald.com

Foundation gives $400,000 for USM nursing building

The university has now raised more than $6 million of its $8 million goal for Asbury Hall, named in honor of a $4 million donation given by Hattiesburg's Asbury Foundation.

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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Laurel Police promote three officers

Laurel Police Department promoted three of its officers and rehired a former Laurel Police officer Friday, August 15th.

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Related Topix: Mississippi

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Coatings World

Abstract Submission for Waterborne Symposium Due September 15

The School of Polymers and High Performance Materials at The University of Southern Mississippi has issued a call for papers for presentation at the 42nd Annual International Waterborne Symposium, February 9-13, 2015 in New Orleans.

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Christian Science Monitor

Couple accused of abusing adopted children arrested in Oregon

US Marshals arrested the only woman on their 15 Most Wanted list Wednesday, bringing to an end a five-year search for Janet Barreto and her husband, Ramon Barreto - both accused of severe abuse of children they had adopted abroad, including a two-year-old girl who died as a result.

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Related Topix: Oxford, MS, Prison, 9

Mississippi Business Journal

USM researchers leading shark-monitoring program on Coast

A research team at the University of Southern Mississippi has spearheaded a shark-monitoring program to help maintain the population of the ocean predator that is essential to the Gulf Coast ecosystem.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

NOLA.com

Loyola professors will use technology to teach children about Audubon Park in New Orleans

Audubon Park in New Orleans is one of Uptown's premier gems, the preferred picnic and recreation locale for generations of locals.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Family, Kids

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