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THE DM: TEDxUM Speakers Gear Up For Second Event

January 27, 2017  By Lexi Purvis, Hannah Willis, Zoe McDonald, and Devna Bose for The Daily Mississippian  After last year’s inaugural TEDxUM, the team that put together the event didn’t waste time in making next year’s even better. A team of more than 40 people helped organize the event this ...
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2nd TedXUM Lectures Jan. 28 Feature ‘Ideas Worth Spreading’

JANUARY 23, 2017 BY MICHAEL NEWSOM The University of Mississippi is gearing up to host its second-ever TEDxUniversityofMississippi, an event that features brief lectures from UM alumni, faculty members and others to showcase “ideas worth spreading.” The event is slated for 1 p.m. Jan. 28 at the ...
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UM Winter Institute Has Key Role in National Day of Racial Healing

Initiative of W.K. Kellogg Foundation includes more than 130 organizations across the country JANUARY 13, 2017 BY STAFF REPORT The William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation at the University of Mississippi is collaborating with the W. K. Kellogg Foundation and more than 130 ...
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Multitalented Willie Moore Jr. Inspires Millions

Willie Moore Jr. BY WILLIAM HAMILTON for the Ole Miss Alumni Association Black Alumni Newsletter, Fall 2016 Grammy-recognized recording artist, award-winning radio personality, inspirational speaker, comedian, actor and University of Mississippi alumnus are just a few of the many ...
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Berryhill Scholarship Will Support Students of Music, Education

A GIFT TO REFLECT HER PASSIONS December 16, 2016  By Bill Dabney A new scholarship endowment, named in memory of Ann Berryhill (at left with husband Farrell), will give full-time entering freshmen from Pontotoc County financial assistance. Family and friends of the late Anna (Ann) McDonald ...
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The Department of Philosophy and Religion 2016 Newsletter

Click to read a note from Steven Skultety, chair and associate professor of philosophy and religion, introducing three new faculty members—Deborah Mower, associate professor of philosophy; Kristy Slominski, instructional assistant professor of religion; and Shem Miller, instructional assistant ...
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Martina Brewer Named to ACT State Organization Council

UM staff member appointed to three-year term DECEMBER 9, 2016 BY TINSLEY HASTINGS Martina Brewer will work to provide feedback on the ACT and the changes that can be made that apply to Mississippi. Photo by Kevin Bain/UM Communications The Mississippi ACT State Organization has named Martina ...
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With a $1 million gift to UM, Dr. Don and Lynne Davis have established endowments that support both academic scholarships and Ole Miss athletics. Photo by Bill Dabney

Davises Help Support UM Students and Sports

Meridian couple's love for university inspires major gift DECEMBER 10, 2016 BY BILL DABNEY With a $1 million gift to UM, Dr. Don and Lynne Davis have established endowments that support both academic scholarships and Ole Miss athletics. Photo by Bill Dabney Don and Lynne Davis met in anatomy ...
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Wilson Scholarship Relieves Students’ Financial Burden

Donor established endowment to provide a legacy of support NOVEMBER 27, 2016 BY BILL DABNEY Dr. Creighton Wilson, at his home in Gainesville, Florida, opens a box of Ole Miss memorabilia sent to him from the UM Foundation in recognition of his many years of giving to the university. In 2007, ...
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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 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 ...
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