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October 17 - November 15, 2021

Sunday, October 17

Nicholas Phillips

Pianist Nicholas Phillips will present a solo recital featuring the works of American composer Charles Tomlinson Griffes (1884-1920), including his Roman...

Southern Chorale

The university’s top performing choir presents a special fall concert of various choral selections.

Monday, October 18

color image of the exterior of Marsh Auditorium at USM

An opportunity for future Southern Miss music majors and minors to visit campus, get valuable campus life information, meet faculty and observe ensembles.

Tuesday, October 19

color photograph of a brass/bronze sculpture with a white shadowy background

An exhibition of small-scale sculptures by artists from across the United States, juried by George Beasley. Closing Reception: November 5 | 7 p.m. Made...

fall festival icons

Wellness is an essential part of success in college. The Student Counseling Services and The Office of Health Promotion invites you to the 2021 Fall Wellness...

color photo of Amulet Strange playing a flute

Amulet Strange is Principal Flutist of the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra and member of the MSO Woodwind Quintet since 2015. Additionally, she is Adjunct...

Forrest Gander

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, Forrest Gander, will host an in-person poetry reading and book signing. Gander is the author of numerous books of...

image of a gold saxophone instrument

The KC Chamber Jazz Quintet is a leaderless ensemble based in the traditions of Kansas City jazz, whilst performing modern compositions that exhibit the...

Wednesday, October 20

color photograph of a brass/bronze sculpture with a white shadowy background

An exhibition of small-scale sculptures by artists from across the United States, juried by George Beasley. Closing Reception: November 5 | 7 p.m. Made...

USM dome

Have you ever wondered why people over the centuries decided to live on the Mississippi Gulf Coast? Let’s take a trip through the history of the Mississippi...

12pm
Stream Available
Elizabeth Stroupe, Ph.D.

The Center for Molecular and Cellular Biosciences (CMCB) is hosting a series of 10 seminars with top university scientists, sponsored by Mississippi IDeA...

Thursday, October 21

color photograph of a brass/bronze sculpture with a white shadowy background

An exhibition of small-scale sculptures by artists from across the United States, juried by George Beasley. Closing Reception: November 5 | 7 p.m. Made...

Melissa Higgins, vice president, programs and exhibits, at Boston Children’s Museum

Melissa Higgins, vice president, programs and exhibits, at Boston Children’s Museum, will discuss her work related to STEM education at the Museum. In her...

12pm
Virtual Event

Friday, October 22

color photograph of a brass/bronze sculpture with a white shadowy background

An exhibition of small-scale sculptures by artists from across the United States, juried by George Beasley. Closing Reception: November 5 | 7 p.m. Made...

Monday, October 25

color photograph of a brass/bronze sculpture with a white shadowy background

An exhibition of small-scale sculptures by artists from across the United States, juried by George Beasley. Closing Reception: November 5 | 7 p.m. Made...

Tuesday, October 26

color photograph of a brass/bronze sculpture with a white shadowy background

An exhibition of small-scale sculptures by artists from across the United States, juried by George Beasley. Closing Reception: November 5 | 7 p.m. Made...

color photograph of Dr. Alexander Russakovsky

The program will include works for unaccompanied cello by J. S. Bach, Eugène Ysaÿe, Arthur Honegger and Henri Dutilleux.

Wednesday, October 27

color photograph of a brass/bronze sculpture with a white shadowy background

An exhibition of small-scale sculptures by artists from across the United States, juried by George Beasley. Closing Reception: November 5 | 7 p.m. Made...

career expo with businessmen and businesswomen

80 +/- employers gather with opportunities for full time, part time and internships. For questions, contact Career Services at 601-266-4153 or by email at...

historical image of Hardy Hall Dining at Gulf Park College for Women

From 1917 to 1971, Gulf Park College for Women operated on the site of what is now the University of Southern Mississippi's Gulf Park campus. In addition to...

12pm
Stream Available
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Law School Recruitment Roundtable: What do recruiters and admissions personnel suggest for competitive law school applications? Join our Zoom meeting with...

12pm
Virtual Event
Wes Sundquist, Ph.D.

The Center for Molecular and Cellular Biosciences (CMCB) is hosting a series of 10 seminars with top university scientists, sponsored by Mississippi IDeA...

child at halloween with candy bucket in Fall leaves

The Southern Miss Activities Council (SMAC) invites the Southern Miss and surrounding Hattiesburg community to our annual Kids Halloween Carnival. A...

Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Luckyday Program is bringing in New Stage Theatre writer and actress Sharon Miles, along with Devin Hunter and Ashia Benford, to perform this production...

Thursday, October 28

color photograph of a brass/bronze sculpture with a white shadowy background

An exhibition of small-scale sculptures by artists from across the United States, juried by George Beasley. Closing Reception: November 5 | 7 p.m. Made...

Cook Library on USM campus

Join food and cookbook enthusiasts for "Re-Pasts: Community Cookbooks as Collective Memory,” the Moorman Professorship 2019-21 Lecture and the Annual...

6pm
Cook Library, Room 209A
Stream Available
black and white image of a downtown with two parked cars and a person standing in the middle of the street, dark clouds are shown in the background

Dominique Morisseau’s Detroit ’67 dramatizes an explosive moment in American history, one that continues to reverberate today. Siblings Chelle and Lank use...

color image of colorful swirled hard candy

The Southern Opera and Musical Theatre Company presents a new take on Humperdinck’s famed opera that tells the story of two children who become lost in a...

Friday, October 29

art student drawing

Learn more about each of our emphasis areas that are at the heart of our program, including Painting and Drawing, Sculpture and Ceramics and Graphic Design....

Virtual Event
color photograph of a brass/bronze sculpture with a white shadowy background

An exhibition of small-scale sculptures by artists from across the United States, juried by George Beasley. Closing Reception: November 5 | 7 p.m. Made...

black and white image of a downtown with two parked cars and a person standing in the middle of the street, dark clouds are shown in the background

Dominique Morisseau’s Detroit ’67 dramatizes an explosive moment in American history, one that continues to reverberate today. Siblings Chelle and Lank use...

Saturday, October 30

Black and Gold Golden Eagle Logo on a Gold Background

Southern Miss Football at Middle Tennessee, Murfreesboro, TN For more information about Southern Miss Football, visit southernmiss.com/sports/football. TV:...

black and white image of a downtown with two parked cars and a person standing in the middle of the street, dark clouds are shown in the background

Dominique Morisseau’s Detroit ’67 dramatizes an explosive moment in American history, one that continues to reverberate today. Siblings Chelle and Lank use...

color image of colorful swirled hard candy

The Southern Opera and Musical Theatre Company presents a new take on Humperdinck’s famed opera that tells the story of two children who become lost in a...

Sunday, October 31

black and white image of a downtown with two parked cars and a person standing in the middle of the street, dark clouds are shown in the background

Dominique Morisseau’s Detroit ’67 dramatizes an explosive moment in American history, one that continues to reverberate today. Siblings Chelle and Lank use...

black and white image of two performers

Silent movies accompanied live by School of Music faculty member, Dr. Douglas Rust, on the Holtkamp pipe organ. This year, we are showing a double feature of...

black and white image of two performers

Silent movies accompanied live by School of Music faculty member, Dr. Douglas Rust, on the Holtkamp pipe organ. This year, we are showing a double feature of...

Monday, November 1

color photograph of a brass/bronze sculpture with a white shadowy background

An exhibition of small-scale sculptures by artists from across the United States, juried by George Beasley. Closing Reception: November 5 | 7 p.m. Made...

attendees at past convention

More than 300 aspiring high school writers, publishers and journalists from throughout the state will share their work and learn from high-profile...

USM School of Music Horn Students posing with their horn instruments

A recital featuring the USM Horn Studio as they performing works composed for horn choir, horn quartet, solo horn, and more!

Tuesday, November 2

color photograph of a brass/bronze sculpture with a white shadowy background

An exhibition of small-scale sculptures by artists from across the United States, juried by George Beasley. Closing Reception: November 5 | 7 p.m. Made...

paintbrush in paint

Staff Council is sponsoring a Door Hanger Paint Party at the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory (GCRL) Dining Hall! The cost to participate is $40 per sign and...

David Wallace-Wells

David Wallace-Wells is a science journalist and a New York Times bestselling author whose writing focuses on climate change, the impact it will have on our...

6:30pm
Bennett Auditorium
Stream Available
color photograph of a stringed instrument

Performances by string instrument studios of the School of Music, culminating in an honors recital of the best performances on November 4.

Wednesday, November 3

color photograph of a brass/bronze sculpture with a white shadowy background

An exhibition of small-scale sculptures by artists from across the United States, juried by George Beasley. Closing Reception: November 5 | 7 p.m. Made...

color photograph of a stringed instrument

Performances by string instrument studios of the School of Music, culminating in an honors recital of the best performances on November 4.

Thursday, November 4

color photograph of a brass/bronze sculpture with a white shadowy background

An exhibition of small-scale sculptures by artists from across the United States, juried by George Beasley. Closing Reception: November 5 | 7 p.m. Made...

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We would love for everyone to make an appointment to donate blood. It helps save lives!

George Beasley: Visiting Artist

A visual arts presentation by George Beasley, internationally recognized sculptor and juror of Little Things Matter: National Juried Small Scale Sculpture...

color photograph of a stringed instrument

The culminating event of a chamber music competition series with performances from the string instrument studios of the School of Music.

colorful abstract artwork of music notes

Faculty artists Galit Kaunitz, Kim Woolly and Michael Bunchman will present a program of works for oboe, bassoon and piano.

Friday, November 5

color photograph of a brass/bronze sculpture with a white shadowy background

An exhibition of small-scale sculptures by artists from across the United States, juried by George Beasley. Closing Reception: November 5 | 7 p.m. Made...

Dr. Lemacks and Dr. Huye

Join the School of Kinesiology and Nutrition for the first presentation in the CORE Healthy Living Speaker Series. Dr. Holly Huye, RD, LD and Dr. Jennifer...

Saturday, November 6

violin color image

Southern Miss Viola Studio invites you to participate the 2021 Viola Festival. Violists of all ages and levels are welcome! Please join us for a viola...

Black and Gold Golden Eagle Logo on a Gold Background

Southern Miss Football vs. North Texas, Hattiesburg, Miss. For more information about Southern Miss Football, visit southernmiss.com/sports/football. TV:...

graphic of a human made out of red white and blue Stars and Stripes

Halftime musical selections scheduled to include: America, Veterans' Salute and Stars and Stripes Forever.

Sunday, November 7

All State Lions Band members in performance

Workshop your Mississippi Lions All State Band Audition pieces with the Southern Miss School of Music! This FREE event will help you get your audition music...

band conductor hat

Faculty from the School of Music who served as clinicians for the Lions Band Workshop present a recital to showcase the incredible possibilities at the...

Monday, November 8

color image of the exterior of Marsh Auditorium at USM

An opportunity for future Southern Miss music majors and minors to visit campus, get valuable campus life information, meet faculty and observe ensembles.

colorful modernist graphic featuring various music notes

This USM Graduate Woodwind Quintet is an ensemble comprised of graduate assistants in the School of Music who play the flute, oboe, clarinet, horn, and...

Tuesday, November 9

Feeding Victory, book cover

Join us in November for a discussion about the book, Feeding Victory: Innovative Military Logistics from Lake George to Khe Sanh by Jobie Turner, moderated...

5:30pm
Virtual Event
color photograph of the Southern Miss Flute Choir on stage with their flutes raised above their heads

The Southern Miss Flute Choir will perform a recital premiering "Spider Web" by Lenia Bolano. Bolano's new work was dedicated to Dr. Danilo Mezzadri and the...

Diana Walsh Pasulka, Ph.D.

Diana Walsh Pasulka, Ph.D., professor of religious studies at the University of North Carolina, Wilmington, will be the final speaker for USM's Philosophy...

6:30pm
Virtual Event

Wednesday, November 10

Time for Three, music group

Teachers, parents and music lovers: the incredible music group, Time for Three, is visiting Hattiesburg and offering a free virtual presentation for students...

11am
Virtual Event

Thursday, November 11

Dr. David Uttal

Dr. David Uttal, a Professor of Psychology and Education at Northwestern University, will discuss his work related to spatial thinking and cognition. Dr....

12pm
Virtual Event
Student winner of past Golden Idea with check

Have a great idea for a for-profit or non-profit business? Get mentoring from successful entrepreneurs who want to see you succeed! You don't need a business...

dancers on stage

The University of Southern Mississippi’s Repertory Dance Company presents Fall Repertory Dance Concert #1. This concert features new works choreographed by...

string trio Time for Three

The USM Symphony Orchestra welcomes the young, talented and energetic string trio Time for Three for an evening that will have you dancing in the aisles!...

Friday, November 12

dancers

We can't wait to welcome high school students to our dance day! Here, you will participate in master classes in the ballet, modern and jazz techniques as...

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Members of USM faculty, staff and students gather in celebration to demonstrate their remarkable array of achievements in research, scholarship and creative...

dancers on stage

The University of Southern Mississippi’s Repertory Dance Company presents Fall Repertory Dance Concert #1. This concert features new works choreographed by...

Saturday, November 13

Black and Gold Golden Eagle Logo on a Gold Background

Southern Miss Football at UTSA, San Antonio, TX For more information about Southern Miss Football, visit southernmiss.com/sports/football. TV: ESPN...

2:30pm
dancers on stage

The University of Southern Mississippi’s Repertory Dance Company presents Fall Repertory Dance Concert #1. This concert features new works choreographed by...

Peter Curtis

This event has been moved to 2022. We regret any inconvenience.

8pm

Sunday, November 14

color image of trombones

Trombones @ Southern Miss will feature various chamber groups from the Southern Miss Trombone Studio including quartets, the Select Octet, and the Southern...

Dr. Jackie McIlwain

In this Lecture Series, Dr. Jackie McIlwain will discuss the latest research regarding musicians' health. September 26, 2021 - "Music Training vs. Athletic...

Chamber singers with music sheets

The School of Music presents the Southern Miss Chamber Singers.

Monday, November 15

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Faculty soloist, Timothy Tesh, will perform the rousing trumpet work, “Centennial Horizon,” composed by Kevin McKee. This work captures some of the most...

October 17 - November 15, 2021