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GEMS Community

One central priority of GEMS is to help facilitate transparent communication of resources and DEI advancement across a variety of STEM community members at USM. Serving as a online hub, GEMS connects STEM faculty, students, and administrators to foster connections throughout the institution. Explore our emerging resources and opportunities for strengthening intersectional equity at USM.


GEMS Mini-Grant Recipients

Each year, GEMS awards a select number of students and faculty at USM mini-grants ($1000-$5000) to provide opportunities for DEI growth at our university.





Faculty Support

If you're a faculty member at Southern Miss searching for supportive opportunities and/or experiences dedicated to the promotion of diversity, equity, and inclusion in STEM on campus, GEMS can help! Click 'More Info' to see the services and tools provided to you by USM and GEMS!


Student Support

Are you a STEM major at Southern Miss seeking academic and professional support from peers, faculty, and/or staff on campus? GEMS can help! Check out our community of organizations, events, and resources, dedicated to the success and well-being of our USM STEM students!

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