House passes bond bill for new SOM building
School of Medicine students enjoyed a unique view of legislation at work Jan. 23 when the Mississippi House of Representatives passed a bill authorizing $31 million in bonds for the new School of Medicine building.
Standing at the podium in the chamber of the Mississippi House of Representatives are, from left, Rep. Tommy Reynolds, School of Medicine students Zach Pippin, John Bridges, Madiha Ahmad, Maureen Offiah and Day Smith, and Dr. Jerry Clark, chief student affairs officer. (Large Image)
The bill passed the House 118-1 and now is awaiting approval from the Mississippi Senate.