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UM Completes Renovations to Memory Garden

Fountain Terrace Offers Place to Meditate, Remember, Study Freshmen (from left) JC Pride, Cole Swayze, both of Jackson, Mississippi, and Diggs Truitt of Nashville, Tennessee, rest between classes at the Ole Miss Memory Garden. The University of Mississippi has completed renovations to the Ole ...
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Dr. Marc Walker (BA biology '06), speaks at the Honors College building dedication on March 30, 2017. The Daily Mississippian photo

Alumni Speak at Honors College Expanded Facility Dedication

Campus, community celebrate program's 20th anniversary with new building MARCH 31, 2017 BY EDWIN SMITH Dr. Marc Walker (BA biology '06) speaks at the Honors College on March 30, 2017. The Daily Mississippian photo A line of blustery, threatening weather moving through the area didn’t stop ...
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2017 TEDxUniversityofMS VIDEOS

March 21, 2017 On January 28, 2017, the University of Mississippi hosted its second TEDx event to promote and disseminate the best ideas to the largest possible audience on the year's theme of Choice. Chance. Change. Emcee Matthew R. Wilson, an assistant professor of theatre arts who spoke at ...
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ALUMNI ASSOCIATION PROFILE: Jennifer Urban

MARCH 14, 2017  |  By CHLOE RILEY for The University of Mississippi Alumni Association Jennifer Urban Not every job allows you to interact with clients from all over the globe on a daily basis, but for alumna Jennifer Urban (BA '11, MBA '13, JD '15, LLM '16), an associate in Cozen O’Connor’s ...
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Ole Miss student-athletes mentor a group of fifth- to eighth-grade students from Quitman County Middle School during the weekend sessions on the UM campus.

Saturday Collaborations Unlock Possibilities for Marks Students

Weekend program brings middle schoolers to UM campus for tutoring, mentoring and fun MARCH 13, 2017  | BY CHRISTINA STEUBE UM student-athletes mentor a group of fifth- to eighth-grade students from Quitman County Middle School during the weekend sessions on the UM campus. Most students ...
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Mary Donnelly Haskell, Daughter to Perform at ‘hUManities affair’

Second annual fundraiser set for March 5 at Lyric Theater FEBRUARY 28, 2017 By EDWIN SMITH Mary Donnelly Haskell (left) and daughter Mary Lane Haskell are coming to the Lyric March 5 in a benefit concert for the UM Department of Music. (Submitted photo) Mother and daughter singer-actresses ...
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Humanities Affair Standard Time: Celebrating the Great American Songbook

February 23, 2016 Join us Sunday, March 5th at The Lyric, 1006 Van Buren Avenue in Oxford from 4:30–6:30 pm for an incredible evening of food and music featuring alumna Mary Donnelly Haskell and her daughter Mary Lane Haskell, performing songs from the Great American Songbook with the ...
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Derrick A. Harriell, assistant professor of English and African American Studies

THE DM: Book of Poetry Celebrates What It Means to Be Black

FEBRUARY 22, 2017  |  By Jacqueline Knirnschild for The Daily Mississippian Derrick Harriell, assistant professor of English and African American Studies, speaks at the Oxford Conference for the Book. Stripper in Wonderland, Derrick Harriell’s third poetry collection, celebrates what it means ...
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Nominations for Sullivan Award for Community Service Due Feb. 24

Annual honors recognize students, alumni and local residents FEBRUARY 16, 2017 BY MICHAEL NEWSOM The McLean Institute for Public Service and Community Engagement at the University of Mississippi is seeking nominations for The Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award. The award recognizes those who ...
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2017 Lift Every Voice Awards

February 2, 2017 Gail Stratton (second from left) and Ryan Upshaw (third from left) with Don Cole, James and Judith Meredith, Shawnboda Mead, Katrina Caldwell, and Brian Foster. Photo by Robert Jordan/UM Communications Gail Stratton, lecturer and coordinator of laboratory programs for the ...
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