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Charlie Wildman (left) and Adam Vinson plan to ride their bikes from Nashville, Tennessee, to Oxford over Thanksgiving week to raise money for United Way. Submitted photo

Alumni Embark on 300-Mile Bike Ride for United Way

Cyclists plan to travel from Ole Miss game with Vanderbilt to Egg Bowl in Oxford NOVEMBER 18, 2016 BY CHRISTINA STEUBE Two University of Mississippi alumni embark this weekend on a 300-mile bike ride in support of United Way of Oxford and Lafayette County. After Saturday evening’s Ole Miss ...
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THE DM: Armintie Price Herrington, A Journey Through the Game

November 17, 2016  |  By Lana Ferguson and Kajah Kennedy for The Daily Mississippian Armintie Price Herrington (BA liberal studies ’07), coordinator of player engagement for Ole Miss Women’s Basketball,  is one of the most decorated basketball players in Ole Miss history. She broke ...
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Alumnus Robert Magarian Learned to Think Like a Detective for His Latest Thriller

OCTOBER 5, 2016 BY SYDNEY SLOTKIN DUPRIEST An alumnus of the University of Mississippi who has built a flourishing career as a crime novelist signed copies of his latest thriller in October in Oxford. Robert Magarian signed “You’ll Never See Me Again, A Crime to Remember” at the Summit Lodge Bar ...
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Music City Manager

Bill Simmons (BA psychology ’74) counts Brad Paisley among his country music artist clients. Read about the president-elect of the Country Music Association board of directors beginning on page 36 of the Ole Miss Alumni Review Winter 2016 issue >> ...
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At the Helm: Ray Mabus Addresses 21st-Century Needs of Navy

Ray Mabus (BA political science ’69) manages a $170 billion budget and is responsible for the the well-being of more than 900,000 enlisted personnel stationed on ships or at naval bases around the world. Read about the US Secretary of the Navy on page 24 of the Ole Miss Alumni Review, Winter ...
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Governor Winter

Former Governor’s Honorarium Sparks Crowdfunding Campaign

Donations will be matched to reach $20,000 goal to support UM Winter Institute OCTOBER 19, 2016 BY STAFF REPORT In connection with the annual Freedom Award ceremonies, the University of Mississippi is launching #WinterLegacy, a $20,000 crowdfunding campaign to cement the legacy of former Gov. ...
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Reba Greer (center, in blue) and her husband Lance (to her left) attend a reception in their honor hosted by faculty and staff of the Department of Writing and Rhetoric for which the Greers established an endowment.

For the Love of Writing

Greers Establish Endowment to Advance Writing, Empower Students October 19, 2016 | By Hannah Pickett To say that Reba McCullouch Greer simply has a passion for writing is an understatement. Greer has devoted her career and life to changing the way students learn to write. With the establishment of ...
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The Honorable Gov. William Winter will receive a 2016 Freedom Award from the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis this month. Photo

Former Gov. William Winter Latest to Join National Civil Rights Museum Honorees

UM Alumni, Guests are Among Prominent Freedom Award Recipients OCTOBER 13, 2016 BY EDWIN SMITH When former Gov. William F. Winter (BA history and political science ’43 JD ’49) receives a National Civil Rights Museum 25th annual Freedom Award Oct. 20 in Memphis, no doubt University of ...
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UM Slavery Research Group Digs at Rowan Oak

Public invited to see progress on Rowan Oak excavations Oct. 15 OCTOBER 10, 2016 | BY CHRISTINA STEUBE A University of Mississippi research group and the Center for Archaeological Research are conducting an archaeological investigation on the grounds of Rowan Oak in a search for evidence of slave ...
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William Winter, Leland Speed to Receive Geographic Visionary Awards

Mississippi Geographic Alliance honoring leaders for their connections to global economy AUGUST 26, 2016 | BY EDWIN SMITH The Mississippi Geographic Alliance at the University of Mississippi will honor former Gov. William Winter (BA history and political science ’43) and business mogul ...
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