BATON ROUGE, Lou (FoxNews.com): Authorities said a Louisiana woman “made a big difference” Sunday when she jumped on a suspect’s back to save a police officer from a brutal beatdown. Vickie Williams-Tillman, 56, was being hailed as a hero, The Advocate reported. Williams-Tillman was driving to a store,... Read More.
PINE BELT (University Release): Imagine you are hiking with friends and someone goes into shock due to an allergic reaction to a bee sting. Paramedics may not make it in time to the remote location, but a drone-based telemedical kit could be a life-saving solution. Dr. Italo Subbarao, associate dean... Read More.
University Release: Next month, University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park campus instructor Dr. Greg Bradley will make his ninth trip to Cuba as an economics educator and conference presenter. With every passing visit, Bradley finds himself as much a student as he is a teacher. Bradley will represent the Southern Miss... Read More.
Official Release: Funding to Help Miss. Communities in 29 Miss. Counties Rebuild from Storms WASHINGTON, D.C – U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that Mississippi will receive $13.3 million in federal funding for recovery from recent severe storms and flooding. Mississippi will... Read More.
University Release: World renowned flutists Sir James and Lady Jeanne Galway will return for their third performance with The University of Southern Mississippi Symphony Orchestra as part of a special concert on March 31 in Bennett Auditorium on the Hattiesburg campus. The acclaimed duo appeared free-of-charge for their second performance in... Read More.
On Thursday, Mississippi Congressman Steven Palazzo introduced a resolution on the Floor of the United States House of Representatives to bring formal censure proceedings against President Barack Obama. Palazzo issued the following statement on his social media accounts: "Today I introduced a resolution to formally censure President Barack Obama for his... Read More.
University Release: By Alma Ellis Like most young adults, Antonio “Tony” Norwood is making plans for his future. He is deciding what courses to take in college, how to get his driver’s license, and what he wants to do for a career. What sets Norwood apart is that he has made a... Read More.
University Release: by Mike Lopinto The School of Music at the University of Southern Mississippi has been selected as an official site for the National String Project Consortium (NSPC). This coalition of string project sites based at colleges and universities across the United States is dedicated to increasing the number of... Read More.