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Forensic chemistry faculty and students teach middle schoolers the processes preformed by real-life forensic scientists and crime scene investigators.
Taylor medalist Alison Cegielski congratulated by Chancellor Jones at 72nd Honors Day Convocation
Robert Brown, professor of political science, is the 2015 Elsie M. Hood Outstanding Teacher of the Year
Jodi Skipper, assistant professor of anthropology & Southern Studies, receives Award of Merit to Preserve Marshall County & Holly Springs from the Mississippi Department of Archives & History
Biochemistry major Esosa Andrew Adah signs the Phi Beta Kappa register as he & 67 other UM students are inducted into the oldest honor society in the nation.
Charles Hussey, chair & professor of chemistry & biochemistry, receives the Distinguished Research & Creative Achievement Award from Alice Clark
Luca Bombelli, associate professor of physics & astronomy, receives the Frist Student Service Award from Brandi Hephner LaBanc
College of Liberal Arts Teaching Award recipients for 2015 (from left): Hilary Becker, Kathryn McKee, Karen Forgette
SouthDoc film on Governor Winter wins Emmy
Blues legend B.B. King reads Living Blues magazine during a visit to UM long ago.
- Chemist Greg Tschumper Honored with Faculty Achievement Award
Professor is respected scholar, educator and mentor OCTOBER 1, 2015 | By EDWIN SMITH Gregory Tschumper, professor of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Mississippi, is ...
- Biologist Clifford Ochs Is Director of New Mississippi Water Security Institute
UM Honors College Creates Mississippi Water Security Institute Program will help students learn to protect resources while supporting economic development October 1, 2015 | By MICHAEL NEWSOM The ...
- Beth Ann Fennelly Awarded Fall 2015 Orlando Creative Nonfiction Prize
October 5, 2015 Beth Ann Fennelly, professor of English and director of the MFA Program at the University of Mississippi, received the Fall 2015 Orlando Nonfiction Prize for her ...
- Oxford Eagle: New History Club Geared Toward Non-majors
October 2, 2015 | By LYNDY BERRYHILL, UM journalism major, for The Oxford Eagle A new history club was founded on campus this fall that will ...
- PRIZM Ensemble Special Performance on October 13
October 1, 2015 On October 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the Gertrude C. Ford Center at the University of Mississippi, the Memphis-based PRIZM Ensemble will appear ...
- The Ford Center Welcomes Professor Julia Aubrey as Interim Director
September 16, 2015 The Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Mississippi is pleased to announce that Julia Aubrey, associate professor ...
- The Huffington Post: Biology Professor John Kiss
Why I'm Naming a New Plant Species After The Martian By Chris Martine, David Burpee Professor at Bucknell University | The Huffington Post | October 1, 2015 Early one recent ...
- UM Honored with Attendance Award at SEC Symposium
Graduate and undergraduate students traveled to Atlanta to participate SEPTEMBER 30, 2015 | By ELIZABETH BURGREEN A diverse group of University of Mississippi students, both graduate and ...
- The Huffington Post: UM Has Highest Rated Professors in the US
The website Rate My Professors used student review data to grade the schools. September 28, 2015 | Courtesy of The Huffington Post The University of Mississippi has ...
- University to Host Inaugural TEDx Talk
October 31 event to feature 10 brief lectures SEPTEMBER 29, 2015 | BY MICHAEL NEWSOM fThe University of Mississippi hosts its inaugural TEDx talk Oct. 31 at ...
- ‘Teddy Ferrara’ Opens Ole Miss Theatre’s New Season
Performances continue through October 4 SEPTEMBER 24, 2015 BY STAFF REPORT The curtain went up this week on Ole Miss Theatre‘s 2015-2016 season with the staging of ...
- UM Croft Institute Awards Scholarships to 10 Exceptional Students
Incoming, returning students come with impressive pre-college pedigrees SEPTEMBER 24, 2015 | By EDWIN SMITH The Croft Institute for International Studies at the University of Mississippi has ...
- The Oxford Citizen Q & A With McLean Institute Director Albert Nylander
September 25, 2015 | Courtesy of The Oxford Citizen Dr. Albert Nylander is Director of the McLean Institute for Public Service and Community Engagement and Professor of Sociology ...
- UMMC Fellowship Opens Door to Prestigious Mayo Clinic Opportunity
Public policy leadership major took new perspectives to summer program SEPTEMBER 22, 2015 | By RACHEL GHOLSON University of Mississippi senior Anna Grace Stout of Carthage used her ...
- Ole Miss Theater Presents ‘Teddy Ferrara’
September 22, 2015 | By Hailea Lamer, The Daily Mississippian Powerful, eye-opening, and controversial. These three words can be used to describe “Teddy Ferrara,” the theater department’s first ...
- El Café de los Lunes: Do you take your café con crema?
September 21, 2015 | By Blake Alsup Courtesy of The Daily Mississippian Every Monday afternoon, students and teachers alike gather together for coffee and conversation at the Barnes & Noble ...
- Graduate Conference on Food in the Media
Pop Goes the Neighborhood September 21, 2015 | By Lasherica Thornton Courtesy of The Daily Mississippian The old adage goes “you are what you eat.” According to a group of ...
- UM Program Transforms Incarcerated Men Into College Students
New initiative giving Parchman penitentiary residents a fresh start in life SEPTEMBER 18, 2015 | By EDWIN SMITH Several men imprisoned at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at ...
- Former Political Science Chair Robert B. Albritton II Fondly Remembered
UM administrators, faculty members recall late colleague and mentor as a great leader, example SEPTEMBER 17, 2015 BY EDWIN SMITH Robert Bynum Albritton II, chair and professor ...
- UM, Public Support Sought for Dominican Relief Effort
Faculty member joins alumni, including island's prime minister, in calling for help in wake of disaster SEPTEMBER 16, 2015 BY EDWIN SMITH Following the disaster wreaked by ...
- Art Instructor Gets Arts Commission Grant
Jaime Johnson plans to use the money to continue work in historical photographic processes SEPTEMBER 17, 2015 | By CHRISTINA STEUBE The Mississippi Arts Commission has awarded ...
- Grammy Nominee Neko Case Headlines Sarahfest
Ten-day series includes live music, films, photo exhibit, readings and discussions SEPTEMBER 16, 2015 | By CHRISTINA STEUBE The Sarah Isom Center for Women and Gender Studies ...
- University Hosts Hispanic Heritage Series
Series of lectures and films offers insights into diverse Hispanic American societies In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the University of Mississippi Department of Modern Languages ...
- UM Enrollment Soars Past 23,800 Students
State flagship university welcomes historic freshman class, celebrates increased retention SEPTEMBER 10, 2015 | By MITCHELL DIGGS The end of each summer in Oxford is marked with ...
- Symposium Explores How Age, Education, Race Affect Income
Federal Reserve Bank economist to deliver keynote address at Sept. 24 event SEPTEMBER 11, 2015 | By JONATHAN SCOTT When it comes to accumulating personal wealth, the ...
- Community Gets Purple Heart Designation
L-O-U community first in state to earn this triple distinction SEPTEMBER 11, 2015 | By WILLIAM M. HAMILTON The University of Mississippi, city of Oxford and Lafayette ...
- Energy Sources, Future is Topic of Fall’s First Science Cafe
Chemist shares research on nation's energy technologies and their possible impact SEPTEMBER 9, 2015 | By EDWIN SMITH American energy sources and rising technologies is the topic for a ...
- University Names Plaza in Memory of Civil Rights Figure
Outgoing Chancellor Jones speaks at ceremony honoring the Rev. Will Davis Campbell SEPTEMBER 8, 2015 | By EDWIN SMITH Outgoing University of Mississippi Chancellor Dan Jones is the ...
- Ford Foundation Ups Commitment to $25 Million for UM Science Building
New facility to provide students one of the nation's top STEM learning environments SEPTEMBER 4, 2015 BY TINA HAHN The Gertrude C. Ford Foundation is expanding a ...
- THE WASHINGTON POST: Five Myths About Shakespeare By Professor Ari Friedlander
September 4, 2015 | By Ari Friedlander, assistant professor of English | The Washington Post Mythmaking about William Shakespeare is so common that it even has a ...
- Theda Perdue, Renowned Scholar of Native American History, to Speak
SEPTEMBER 2, 2015 | By REBECCA LAUCK CLEARY & BECCA WALTON Native American history is the topic of this year’s Gilder-Jordan Lecture in Southern History at the ...
- Honoring Alumna: Dr. Murchison's Students Establish Scholarship Fund
September 1, 2015 To honor her life's work of sharing knowledge with, providing encouragement to, and showing kindness toward thousands of students, the Dr. M. Lynne ...
- UM Receives $575,000 Grant to Maintain VISTA Project
College of Liberal Arts given federal funding for fifth consecutive year AUGUST 30, 2015 | By EDWIN SMITH The University of Mississippi College of Liberal Arts is ...
- Jimmy Thomas: Influencing Writing Through Southern Culture
By Ellen Whitaker | Courtesy of The Daily Mississippian Rebel Guide: Orientation 2015 Wander through the maze of Barnard Observatory, past multiple rows of dark wood ...
- Chemistry Student Janai Walton Impresses as Intern
UM senior gained practical experience while gaining a passion for health care AUGUST 28, 2015 BY NATHAN WEBER Everybody is familiar with the satisfaction of a job ...
- Scholarship Honors Lee Bolen, Physics Professor Emeritus
UM Physics and Astronomy students to benefit from fund Lee N. Bolen, professor emeritus of physics and astronomy, is being honored through a scholarship endowment in ...
- Psychology Department, UM Respond to Hurricane Katrina
AUGUST 25, 2015 | By CHRISTINA STEUBE On Aug. 29, 2005, Mississippi was changed forever as Hurricane Katrina, the worst natural disaster in United States history, ...
- Gray to Lead UM Health Professions Advising Office
Dr. Wayne Gray, a University of Mississippi instructor of biology, has been named director of the university’s Health Professions Advising Office. The office, in Martindale Student Services ...
- Arabic Major Awarded Prestigious Boren Scholarship
Corey Fuller will spend the fall 2015 semester in Jordan studying the language AUGUST 20, 2015 | By EDWIN SMITH A University of Mississippi student majoring in ...
- New Book Chronicles Band History, Funds Scholarships
AUGUST 12, 2015 | By CHRISTINA STEUBE As they have for nearly 90 years, members of the University of Mississippi marching band, The Pride of the ...
- SouthDocs VIDEO: Lee McCarty, So Wonderfully Connected
August 19, 2015 The Center for the Study of Southern Culture's Southern Documentary Project presents Ole Miss Alumni Association Hall of Fame inductee Lee McCarty (art, chemistry, ...
- Alumnus Douglas Odom Using Talents at AmeriCorps VISTA
His goals revolve around helping improve education, life in Mississippi AUGUST 15, 2015 | By GRACE SCHAPER Students are encouraged to engage in community service as part ...
- Dr. Alan Partin To Be Inducted in UM Hall of Fame
He is professor of urology, oncology and pathology at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.
- Mary Ann Connell To Be Inducted in UM Hall of Fame
She served as university attorney for the University of Mississippi from 1982 to 2003.
- Q&A with Andrew Hayes
The 16-year-old is one of UM's youngest students ever.
- Stamps Scholar Recognized by Autism Science Foundation
Dylan Ritter completes second summer conducting brain development research at Texas A&M.
- Fisher-Wirth Chosen as Fellow of Black Earth Institute
Ann Fisher-Wirth is professor of English and director of the environmental studies program.
- Scholarship Donation to Assist Study Abroad Students
Gift honors UM alumnus and provides help for Mississippi students to learn through travel.
- Watching Their Steps
UM scientist's patented technology measures changes in walk of elderly, which may help prevent falls
- ‘CSI’ Gets Real at UM Forensics Camp
Students get hands-on experience with technology to help solve simulated crimes.
- Sistrunk Triplets Ready to Attend UM
Dr. and Mrs. William Sistrunk met at UM and now see their children take the next step at their alma mater.
- Alumnus Achieves Success on Capitol Hill
Stephen Worley is deputy communications director for the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee.
- UM Honors First Doctoral Recipient in English
Kenneth Holditch presents lecture at annual Faulkner conference
- French Professor One of 70 Ransom Center Fellows
Anne Quinney, professor of modern languages, will examine the relationship between Nobel prize-winning author Albert Camus and his American publisher, Blanche Knopf.
- Faulkner & Yoknapatawpha Conference Starts July 19
'Faulkner and Print Culture' boasts strong conference lineup.
- UM Hosts Joint Language Workshop with French Embassy
Sessions focus on using games as learning tools.
- Daniell Mattern Chosen for Coulter Professorship
Organic chemist is 4th recipient of distinguished endowed honor.
- Cohen Named Dean of UM College of Liberal Arts
Psychologist to lead university’s largest academic division.
- Q&A: Meet Lee Cohen, New Dean of Liberal Arts
The former Texas Tech professor begins work Aug. 1.
- Chemist Wins Prestigious CAREER Award
National Science Foundation recognizes Jared Delcamp for teaching, research on solar energy.
- Randy Wadkins Is Inaugural BPS Congressional Fellow
Associate professor of chemistry to study, lecture in nation's capital.
- History Professor Named Distinguished Lecturer
Jarod Roll is third faculty member chosen for honor by the national organization.
- Students Land Fulbright and Boren Scholarships
Prestigious awards allow three recipients to travel and study abroad.
- The DM: What’s the buzz?
Between the sweltering heat and summer classes, something else is bugging students this summer.
- Southern Living: 50 People Who Are Changing the South in 2015
Alumna Maude Schuyler Clay
- Doctoral Students Win Prestigious Fellowships
Brian Cook and Helen Davies will study medieval literature this summer in Britain.
- William Winter Documentary Wins Emmy
Film examines political life, achievements of former governor.
- The Chronicle of Higher Education: The Lazarus Project
New Imaging Methods Shine Light on Hidden Texts
- Alumnus Is First Mississippian to Land German Chancellor Fellowship
Deeneaus Polk plans to to study workforce and vocational educational systems.
- UM Sino-American Group Named Nation’s Best
Chapter works to foster cross-cultural relationships on campus.
- Students Present Range of Studies at Neuroscience Research Showcase
First event raises awareness, provides opportunities for collaboration.
- Blues Legend B.B. King Lives On
B.B. King continues to inspire through his collection in the UM Blues Archive.
- Top New Business: Cotton’s Café Takes $10K Prize
Alumna Janet McCarty (BA art '14) won the AdvoCare Entrepreneur Challenge.
- Southern Documentary Project Nominated For Emmy
The Toughest Job: William Winter’s Mississippi.
- Gallery Features Plein Air Paintings
Works by Philip Jackson, Matt Klos, David Jewell and students through June 14.
- Bird Is the Word
Student organization takes flight.
- English Instructor Wins Statewide Poetry Prize
Poet Tim Earley credits state's literary influences with shaping his work.
- Six Freshman Honored for Leadership, Academic Excellence
Omicron Delta Kappa honor society presents annual awards.
- Alumni Profile: Susan Carter Hall
The art history major parlayed her passion into a successful career.
- Modern Languages Receives Phi Sigma Iota Chapter
UM first in Mississippi to earn recognition from national honor society
- Charles Hussey Named 2015 UM Distinguished Researcher
Chair and professor of chemistry and biochemistry honored for achievement, creativity
- Bombelli, McCauley Win 2015 Frist Student Service Awards
Honorees lauded at Commencement for dedication to helping students.
- Economics Instructor Wins Excellence in Teaching Award
Yan Li honored for dedication to students, curriculum and instruction
- Three Receive College of Liberal Arts Teaching Honors
Teacher of Year, Instructor of Year and Cora Lee Graham Teacher of Freshmen awards.
- Economics Student Wins Prestigious Prize
George Akpandjar honored for research on relationship between homeownership and unemployment.
- SFA Journal, Podcast Named Publication of the Year
‘Gravy’ covers Southern food in both printed and audio media.
- MS Institute of Arts & Letters Announces Awards
Five of the eight winners have UM connections.
- UM Named to 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll
The highest honor a university can receive for commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement.
- Living Wage Campaign
A sociology professor initiates long-term class project to raise the minimum wage on campus.
- Celebration of Achievement Honors Minorities, People of Color
Annual event begins at 5:30 p.m. May 8 in Tad Smith Coliseum
- Gamble Named SEC Scholar Athlete of the Year
Junior physics major holds a perfect 4.0 GPA.
- Moon Landing Scientist Speaks to Students
Josephine Howard offers problem-solving advice.
- McLean Institute Prepares to Launch Community Projects in Delta
Continuing work funded by a $1.6 million grant from the Robert M. Hearin Support Foundation.
- Dalrymple Tribute By History Professor Emeritus David Sansing
Remarks at the announcement of the Arch Dalrymple III Department of History on April 27.
- THE DM: First Department Dedicated to Alumnus
Ceremony for new Arch Dalrymple III Department of History.
- History Department Named for Arch Dalrymple III
$5 million gift pays tribute to the late leader and businessman.
- Students Dig For Clues About Slaves’ Daily Lives
Work yields insights into life of antebellum Holly Springs.
- THE DM: Alumnus Creates Double Decker Poster
Frank Estrada's work is featured for Oxford's 20th annual arts festival.
- Senior Wins Top Poetry Prize at Southern Literary Festival
Jacqulyn Ladnier penned winning entry during poetry workshop.
- Jessica Wilkerson Awarded for Best Dissertation
For the subject of US women’s history.