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USM to Host High School Students in Celebration of Mole Day

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HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) -

More than a hundred high students from across the Pine Belt will be on the University of Southern Mississippi’s Hattiesburg campus October 23rd to celebrate Mole Day. It’s a day dedicated to the wonders of chemistry.

The event is sponsored by USM’S Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. It’ll feature skits, demonstrations and other activities. The event starts at 10 a.m. in the Walker Science Building.

Celebrated annually on October 23 from 6:02 a.m. to 6:02 p.m., Mole Day commemorates Avogadro's Number (6.02 x 1023), which is a basic measuring unit in chemistry. 

For more information, call USM’S Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at 601-266-4701.

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