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ChE Alumnus Named CFO for State Department of Marine Resources

A University of Mississippi chemical engineering alumnus has been named the chief financial officer for the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources. William "Bill" Feidt assumed the duties following his hire on Oct. 1. The Pascagoula native is responsible for all financial and accounting activities for the agency. Read more...


Undergraduate Students Conduct Challenging Research Projects

For many students, the idea of taking on an undergraduate research project might seem daunting. But University of Mississippi seniors Michael Ginn and Frances Sullivan-Gonzalez understand that participating in research in the School of Engineering can be an enriching experience, allowing them to apply classroom theories and ideas, as well as leading to new opportunities in the future. Read more...


Scotts Make Investment in Engineering

While the dividends may not be tangible, an investment in education grows exponentially as increasing numbers of graduates affect the lives of others around them. Steve and Linda Scott, of Flora, are among the most recent University of Mississippi alumni to invest in the future by naming the university as a beneficiary in their wills. Read more...


Ervin Sending Out Good Vibrations

When Elizabeth Ervin joined the University of Mississippi faculty, the associate professor of civil engineering introduced herself as "Shake and Break." "My motto is, ‘If you build it, I can break it,'" said the lively researcher who also works with the university's National Center for Physical Acoustics. Read more...


Passionate Engineer Seely Remembered

Buzzie Seely perfected a great number of skills, from navigating for the Air Force to refinishing furniture for a family business. But when it came to his beloved profession, his wife, Gail, offers her opinion: "God makes engineers." Read more...

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