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Blake McIver Ewing, Emma Johnson, and Mary Donnelly Haskell discuss wardrobe options

Alumni Return Home to Perform in ‘The Light in the Piazza’

Cast members give students an up-close look at the lives of professional performers November 11, 2021 By Lynn Adams Wilkins Several University of Mississippi alumni have returned to campus to lend their expertise, talent and guidance to students by working with the Department of Music on the ...
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Lt. Col. Sheldon Morris and Family

Army Officer, Former Football Player Returns to UM to Talk Vaccines

Lt Col. Sheldon Morris holds campus discussions on immunization with students, faculty and staff November 5, 2021 By Michael Newsom U.S. Army Lt. Col. Sheldon Morris returned to the University of Mississippi this week to meet with students, faculty and staff to answer their questions about getting ...
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Holocaust Museum and University Bring Local Teacher Development

October 22, 2021 by Heather Lenard via Oxford School District News  A collaboration between the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, the University of Mississippi Department of History, and the University of Mississippi Library brought a unique professional development opportunity to middle ...
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Alumnus Oscar Pope

Late Alumnus Awarded 2021 UM Outstanding Internship Experience Partner

Oscar Pope honored for his mentorship of Ole Miss students October 3, 2021 by Pam Starling Being a part of the Ole Miss family can mean many things, but many people say it’s about the network of people who understand how special the University of Mississippi is to those who have experienced it. ...
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Daniela Griffin

Alumni Spotlight: Daniela Griffin

Daniela Griffin (MA sociology 16) is director of the North Mississippi Get2College (G2C) Center in Southaven, Mississippi. How did your interest in studying sociology develop? My interest in sociology came about while in undergrad at the University of Florida. I remember sitting in my Introduction ...
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Ainsley Ash

Alumni Spotlight: Ainsley Ash

Ainsley Ash (BA public policy leadership 21) is the founder of the Mississippi College Access Project, an organization that helps high school seniors navigate the college application process, and previously worked for National College Attainment Network (NCAN) as a communications intern. She is ...
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Jared Barnes (right), a senior biology major from Grenada, talks about his biodegradable drug delivery system research during a poster presentation for the UM Summer Undergraduate Research Group Grant program. Photo by Shea Stewart/UM Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

Immersed in Summer Research

Undergraduate program opens doors to new creative scholarship September 15, 2021 BY Shea Stewart Sydni Davis found herself in rewarding new territory this summer. The University of Mississippi sophomore from Tupelo spent the summer conducting interviews with Black women, gaining valuable ...
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Pegues to Lead UM Student Affairs

Experienced, respected leader appointed as permanent vice chancellor August 31, 2021 by Emily Howorth After nearly two years of leadership and service in an interim role, Charlotte Fant Pegues has been named the University of Mississippi‘s vice chancellor for student affairs. The board of trustees ...
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Luther Knight (left) and son Scott spend time together at home. Submitted photo

University Community Remembers Luther August Knight Jr.

Beloved biology professor helped establish UM Field Station, conducted groundbreaking research August 30, 2021 by Edwin B. Smith Family and members of the University of Mississippi community are fondly recalling memories of the late Luther Augustus Knight Jr., a beloved retired biology professor ...
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Aryana Gaines, a senior from Thompson’s Station, Tennessee, who is pursuing a major in design and theatre production, examines the costumes she worked to design for Ole Miss Theatre’s upcoming production of “Legally Blonde.”

Gift Creates Space for Ole Miss Costume Design Shop

Setting the Stage August 25, 2021 By Mary Stanton Knight In the hands of a costume designer, reams of fabric can be used to transport a theater patron to another time or even another world. A $650,000 gift establishing the Nancye Starnes Theatre and Film Fund at the University of Mississippi ...
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