USM hits it big with almost $73 million in research money

467px-University_of_Southern_Mississippi_Seal.svgFor Dr. Joe Griffitt at University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Coast Research Lab in Ocean Springs, the more money for his discipline, the better. USM struck it big in 2015 with funding for research, receiving nearly $73 million – a 24 percent increase from the previous year. Of that amount, the College of Science and Technology was given $43 million in research money. And a big part of that amount – almost $17 million – is dedicated to studying the oil spill. Read the article here 09:46

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