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Brittney Reese Claims Silver in Olympic Long Jump

Former Rebel Medals in second straight Olympic games August 18, 2016  |  By Joey Jones, Ole Miss Track & Field Brittney Reese (USA) during the women’s long jump final in the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games at Estadio Olimpico Joao Havelange. Mandatory Credit: Kirby ...
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Longtime Professor Honored With Named Endowment

Scholarship will Support Students of German in College of Liberal Arts July 20, 2016 | By Bill Dabney Dr. Bettina Gaycken (right) honored her father, Dr. Hans-Jürgen Gaycken, by establishing a scholarship endowment in the longtime UM professor's name. Recipients are students of the German ...
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UM Graduate Wins Elizabeth George Foundation Fellowship

Rachel Smith plans to use time to complete book of stories about interconnected characters JUNE 16, 2016 | BY MICHAEL NEWSOM Rachel Smith Rachel Smith, a 2012 graduate of the University of Mississippi Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program, has received an Elizabeth George ...
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MHC NEWS: Prison-to-College Pipeline Program Takes the Humanities Behind Bars

June 20, 2016 | Courtesy of the Mississippi Humanities Council Newsletter—June 2016 Patrick Alexander (far left) and Otis Pickett (far right) with the 2015 graduation class of the Prison-to-College Pipeline program at Parchman Prison.Photo courtesy of the Mississippi Department of ...
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Living Blues Hires New Publication Manager

Melanie Young hopes to broaden awareness of the magazine, including digital editions JUNE 10, 2016 | BY SARAH CASCONE With her new position as publication manager of Living Blues magazine, Melanie Young feels as though she’s come home. She first began working with the magazine, produced by ...
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Alumnus Neal McMillin Wins Sea Grant Fellowship

June 9, 2016 Neal McMillin (BA Southern Studies and economics with an environmental studies minor '14), a graduate student at the University of Washington College of the Environment in Seattle, has been selected as a 2017 Knauss Fellow with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ...
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Gigi Bastien, has been awarded a Fogarty Global Health Fellowship from the National Institutes of Health for her research in the African nation of Liberia.

Recent Psychology Graduate Awarded Prestigious Health Fellowship

Research on impact of Ebola virus disease to take place in Liberia MAY 19, 2016  |  BY MACKENZIE QUICK Gigi Bastien, has been awarded a Fogarty Global Health Fellowship from the National Institutes of Health for her research in the African nation of Liberia. A recent graduate of the ...
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UM graduate student Ben Stepp and service dog Arliegh have attended every class together since 2014. Photo by Robert Jordan/Ole Miss Communications

Alumnus Begins New Career with Service Dog at Side

Ben Stepp applies personal experiences in military to new role as counselor MAY 13, 2016 | BY ANDREW ABERNATHY UM graduate student Ben Stepp and service dog Arliegh have attended every class together since 2014. Photo by Robert Jordan/UM Communications When graduate student Ben Stepp walks ...
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UM Graduate Nina Cole Garguilo Wins Grammy Award

Performs as part of acclaimed choral ensemble APRIL 18, 2016 | BY MACKENZIE QUICK Nina Cole Garguilo Nina Cole Garguilo, a 2011 University of Mississippi graduate with a bachelor of music, has added “Grammy winner” to her list of accomplishments. A member of the Phoenix Chorale of Arizona, ...
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UM Chancellor Jeffrey Vitter (left) and McLean Institute Director Albert Nylander congratulate Barbara Wortham and Ann-Marie Herod on being named Sullivan Award honorees Wednesday at The Inn at Ole Miss.

McLean Institute Presents Sullivan Awards to Wortham and Herod

Annual honors recognize selfless service to others APRIL 7, 2016  |  BY CHRISTINA STEUBE Chancellor Jeffrey Vitter (left) and McLean Institute Director Albert Nylander congratulate Sullivan Award honorees Barbara Wortham (left) and Ann-Marie Herod. University of Mississippi senior Ann-Marie ...
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