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Ralph Eubanks

Ralph Eubanks Recognized for Reflecting Mississippi

UM alumnus and visiting professor honored by Mississippi Humanities Council May 3, 2022 By Rebecca Lauck Cleary The Mississippi Humanities Council recently presented Ralph Eubanks, UM visiting professor of English and Southern studies, with a 2022 Public Humanities Award. Photo by Robert ...
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Rivers Rutherford

Rivers Rutherford Shares Stories Behind His Bestselling Songs

Musician, UM alumnus featured April 29 at The Lyric in Oxford April 25, 2022 By Jonathan Scott Ole Miss alumnus Rivers Rutherford, a member of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, is set to share stories and songs during this year’s edition of the Robert C. Khayat Lecture Series, set for ...
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Bradford Cobb to Deliver 2022 Commencement Address

Music industry executive and Ole Miss alumnus to address graduates May 7 in the Grove April 18, 2022 By Emily Hartwell Howorth Katy Perry and friends surprise Bradford Cobb on his birthday during a tour stop in Raleigh, North Carolina. Pictured are (from left) Tamra Natisin, Perry, Cobb, Kim ...
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Dr. David Coon Joins Ole Miss Student Health Services

Popular Oxford physician enhances student care choices April 11, 2022 By Dana Engelbert Dr. David Coon, a veteran Oxford health care provider, joins the Student Health Services staff at the University of Mississippi today (April 11). Coon, who earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from Ole ...
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Leading Surgeon Credits University of Mississippi for Success, Gives Back

April 4, 2022 Dr. Marc E. Walker, center, is pictured with his dad, Terry Walker, wife, Dr. Caroline Aldridge Walker, and daughter, Catherine, at the Inn at Ole Miss prior to his induction into the Alumni Association’s 40 Under 40 inaugural class. Photo by Bill Dabney/UMF Dr. Marc E. Walker, ...
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Shelly and Kirk Morgan

Morgan Family Gift Supports Faculty, Students

$100,000 will help retain, recruit top faculty to UM College of Liberal Arts Shelly and Kirk Morgan have given $100,000 during today’s Giving Day event to help the College of Liberal Arts continue to recruit and retain talented faculty members. The Morgans earned degrees from Ole Miss, as well as ...
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EJ Edney

Edney Works to Widen the Ladder of Opportunity for All

New assistant vice chancellor has helped increase student access to university EJ Edney speaks at the 2020 Black History Month keynote ceremony on campus. The UM alumnus has been named the university's assistant vice chancellor for diversity and inclusion. Photo by Christian Johnson/Ole Miss ...
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Dr. Howard

Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Barbara L. Howard

Alumna Dr. Barbara L. Howard Originally from New Albany, alumna Dr. Barbara L. Howard (BA biology 92, MA curriculum and instruction 94) is an associate professor of educational administration, foundations, and research at Jackson State University and the author of two books, Wounded Sheep: How to ...
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Dr. Harriet Hilliard

Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Harriet Hilliard

A recently retired family medicine physician with Kelsey-Seybold Clinic in Houston, Texas, Dr. Harriet Hilliard (BA chemistry 83, MD 87) is originally from Greenville, Mississippi. Alumna Dr. Harriet Hilliard (BA chemistry 83, MD 87) How did your interest in studying chemistry develop? I ...
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Jim Weatherly to Posthumously Receive Inaugural UM Medal for the Arts

Alumnus to be recognized for his songwriting contributions April 21 at Ford Center March 14, 2022 By  Edwin B. Smith Renowned singer-songwriter and UM alumnus Jim Weatherly is being honored with the university’s inaugural Medal for the Arts, which recognizes skilled artistry or a ...
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