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Oxford Conference for the Book

For the Love of the South

Feders Recommit Support for Oxford Conference for the Book with $100K Gift JUNE 1, 2023 BY BILL DABNEY As native Mississippians, Ron Feder and his late wife, Becky, grew up steeped in the folkways of the American South. But it took an extended stay in the faraway Philippines to help them truly...
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Recent Acquisitions

Decade of Donated, Community-Funded Work on Display at UM Museum

‘Recent Acquisitions’ exhibit highlights breadth, variety of art collection MAY 24, 2023 BY CLARA TURNAGE The University of Mississippi Museum‘s newest installation, “Recent Acquisitions,” highlights the varied and expansive collection of artworks that have been donated or funded by the...
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Voter Friendly University

UM Named a Voter-Friendly University

Students take lead on voter registration, education and civic leadership MAY 16, 2023 BY CLARA TURNAGE The University of Mississippi has been named a “voter-friendly campus” by the Fair Elections Center‘s Campus Vote project. The Campus Vote Project, in coordination with the National Association of...
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Heather McMahan

Alumni Give Guidance to the Class of 2023

Notable UM alumni encourage leadership, kindness and pursuing passions When the members of the class of 2023 graduate on May 13, they’ll complete one journey and commence the next. Building on the legacies they’ve established at the University of Mississippi, they are ready to go forth and apply the...
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Cliff McKay

Q&A with Cliff McKay, UM Chaplain During Integration

Minister who called for peace and lawfulness delivered 1963 commencement benediction MAY 10, 2023 BY STAFF REPORT When James Meredith received his bachelor’s degree at the University of Mississippi‘s 1963 Commencement ceremony – less than one year following the university’s turbulent integration –...
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Ashleen Williams

Two UM Employees Honored for Service to Students

Ashleen Williams and Blake Adams named recipients of annual Frist Awards APRIL 28, 2023 BY EDWIN B. SMITH Two University of Mississippi employees who have demonstrated a commitment to “going the extra mile” to encourage and assist students have been honored for their outstanding service. This year’s...
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Spring breaks forth on the University of Mississippi’s Oxford campus in front of Ventress Hall, home of the College of Liberal Arts.

College of Liberal Arts to Host Inaugural Awards Ceremony

Honoring University of Mississippi students, teachers, staff, and alumni in the liberal arts APRIL 20, 2023 BY STAFF REPORT The inaugural University of Mississippi College of Liberal Arts Awards Ceremony will be held on Thursday, April 27 at 4:30 p.m. in the Johnson Commons Ballroom. Outstanding...
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Shaping the Future

Cartiers Support Mathematics, Honors College APRIL 19, 2023 BY TINA HAHN Dana and Adrian Cartier of St. Louis, Missouri — who believe mathematics offers the key to success for many fields — are committed to giving the next generation of University of Mississippi students the tools they need to...
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Brunt photo

Attracting Strong PhD Candidates

Brunt Makes Gift to Honor Abadie, Assist Graduate Students APRIL 19, 2023 BY TINA HAHN Dr. L. Michael Brunt would like to see the University of Mississippi equipped to attract the best doctoral candidates in the southeast and across the nation who will go on to impact students through their teaching...
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1. James Meredith (seated) with finalists for the first University of Mississippi College of Liberal Arts James Meredith Changemaker Award at the Honoring Diversity Excellence Celebration on April 11, 2023, in the Student Union Ballroom: Bobby Hudson (from left), Faith Deering, Logan Thomas, Jack Meadows, Morgan Yhap. Not pictured are Andy Flores, Reinhard Knerr, and Arquvas Williams. Photo by Tenola Plaxico of Articulate Photography

First College of Liberal Arts James Meredith Changemaker Award Finalists Announced

Eight students selected for charting new territory at the university APRIL 14, 2023 BY STAFF REPORT The University of Mississippi College of Liberal Arts James Meredith Changemaker Award finalists were presented by Lee M. Cohen, dean of liberal arts, at the annual Honoring Diversity Excellence...
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