As the Gulf South's premier research institution, The University of Southern Mississippi continues to meet head-on the intellectual and human issues of the day. The challenges are formidable, and university professors and students are tackling the issues through relevant research that translates into real-world applications and learning opportunities.
The Carnegie Foundation classifies Southern Miss as a RU/H Research University (higher research activity). Research funding in fiscal year 2016 totaled nearly $60 million.
See how researchers are addressing the need for improved helmets to protect the U.S. military.
Longtime research at Gulf Coast Research Laboratory yields hundreds of thousands of hatchery-grown crabs.
Researchers' discovery leads to a better understanding of settlers in Biloxi and along the Gulf Coast from the 1720s.