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Three recent graduates of the University of Mississippi (from left), Cal Wilkerson, Alison Redding and Kaleb Barnes, have been awarded Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarships.

Three Graduates Receive Rural Physician Scholarships

Funding supports medical training at UM School of Medicine JULY 30, 2018 BY STAFF REPORT Three recent graduates of the University of Mississippi (from left), Cal Wilkerson, Alison Redding and Kaleb Barnes, have been awarded Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarships. Submitted photo Three ...
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TEDxUniversityofMississippi Brings ‘Ideas Worth Spreading’

Seven speakers for 2018 program BY MICHAEL NEWSOM Brian Foster, assistant professor of sociology and Southern Studies, discusses his research at the recent TEDxUniversityofMississippi event at the Ford Center. Photo by Kevin Bain/University Communications The University of Mississippi ...
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‘Mother Moth,’ a photograph by Jaime Aelavanthara, is among many of her pieces in the ‘Where the Roots Rise’ exhibit at University Museum.

‘Where the Roots Rise’ Reflects Connection of Humanity to Natural Life

Latest UM Museum exhibit showcases creative photographs from alumna Jaime Aelavanthara ‘Mother Moth,’ a photograph by Jaime Aelavanthara, is among many of her pieces in the ‘Where the Roots Rise’ exhibit at University Museum. Submitted photo JULY 24, 2018 BY STAFF REPORT The distance between ...
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A 3-D model of Maryam Landi’s speaker-enhancement design. Photo by Nathan Towery

Alumna Develops New Miniature Speaker Structure for Enhanced Sound

JULY 24, 2018 By NATHAN TOWRY for the University of Mississippi Graduate School Summer 2018 Newsletter A 3-D model of Maryam Landi’s speaker-enhancement design. Photo by Nathan Towery A lot of speaker designs in the world yield powerful, high-quality sound but fail to deliver when the speaker ...
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2018 Evers Research Scholar Chosen

JUNE 1, 2018 Telisha Dionne Bailey Telisha Dionne Bailey (PhD history '15), a post-doctoral teaching fellow at the University of Virginia, has been named the 2018 Medgar and Myrlie Evers Research Scholar. Bailey’s research examines the complex and often overlooked history of the imprisonment ...
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Alumni Association Names Top Alumni of 2018

Alumni Association to Honor Seven at Homecoming for Achievement, Service JULY 11, 2018 The Ole Miss Alumni Association is honoring seven distinguished alumni with its highest annual awards as part of Homecoming 2018. Created in 1974, the Hall of Fame honors select alumni who have made an ...
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Hailey Cooper has been awarded the Miracle Dance Network Marathon Distinguished Leadership Award for her work with RebelTHON.

UM Graduate Receives Leadership Award for RebelTHON Efforts

Hailey Cooper devoted three years at Ole Miss to raising funds for children's hospital JUNE 28, 2018 BY CHRISTINA STEUBE Hailey Cooper has been awarded the Miracle Dance Network Marathon Distinguished Leadership Award for her work with RebelTHON. Submitted photo University of Mississippi ...
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Former U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran is donating his papers to the University of Mississippi’s Modern Political Archives. Cochran, an alumnus and supporter of the university, is shown speaking at Chancellor Jeffrey Vitter’s investiture in 2016. Photo by Kevin Bain/Communications

Cochran’s Papers Shine Light on Nation’s Major Issues

Collection includes correspondence, documents, photographs, recordings, scrapbooks and memorabilia JUNE 25, 2018 BY MICHAEL NEWSOM Former U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran is donating his papers to the University of Mississippi’s Modern Political Archives. Cochran, an alumnus and supporter of the ...
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UM College of Liberal Arts Dean Lee Cohen (left) and Ole Miss band director David Willson (right) thank Ed Pegues for his recent major gift in support of band scholarships. Pegues’ gift was announced at the spring concert of the Ole Miss Wind Ensemble on May 1.

Major Gift to Help Support Band Recruitment

JUNE 20, 2018 By BILL DABNEY UM College of Liberal Arts Dean Lee M. Cohen (left) and Ole Miss band director David Willson (right) thank Ed Pegues for his recent major gift in support of band scholarships. Pegues’ gift was announced at the spring concert of the Ole Miss Wind Ensemble on May ...
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Ken and Carol Lackey at home with Hunter

Planned Gift Will Award UM Math and Science Departments Over $2 Million

Alumnus provides STEM support Ken and Carol Lackey at home with Hunter JUNE 15, 2018 By Bill Dabney Having served as a university president among other high-level positions in the state of Oklahoma, University of Mississippi alumnus Ken Lackey of Tulsa knows first-hand the importance of ...
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