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VIDEO: Composer Nancy Van de Vate Introduces Opera Theatre Film

Matthew Graves, Julia Aubrey, and G. William Bugg (right) attend the film screening on April 5, 2016. | Photo by Kate Meacham "I wanted to pass along the wonderful letter that Nancy Van de Vate, our famous alumna and composer of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, sent to have read at the screening of ...
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Southern Living Magazine Features Three UM Innovators Changing the South in 2016

"One thing we love about the South is that it’s always evolving. We cherish our traditions, but we’re also the first to cheer the rabble-rousers, the underdogs, the people who are shaping the South to be something new, something different, something we’ve never seen before" —Southern Living Three ...
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Barney | All photos by Jaime Erin Johnson

Oxford American Magazine: Features Photos by Jaime Erin Johnson

Barney | All photos by Jaime Erin Johnson The Oxford American Magazine's EYES ON THE SOUTH—a weekly series that features selections of current work from Southern artists, or artists whose photography concerns the South—for March 21, 2016: Artist: Jaime Erin Johnson, UM adjunct instructor of ...
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Hall of Fame 2016. Photo by Thomas Graning/Ole Miss Communications

Seniors Awarded 2016 Hall of Fame Honors

Recipients chosen for academic achievement, community service and potential for success MARCH 4, 2016  |  BY SHELBY SANSONE Hall of Fame 2016. Photo by Thomas Graning/UM Communications Ten University of Mississippi seniors have earned membership in the school’s 2015-2016 Hall of Fame, one ...
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Derrick A. Harriell, assistant professor of English and African American Studies

New Museum Collection Features Poetry and Photos

Thursday reading at gallery to feature contributing poets, photographer MARCH 2, 2016  |  BY STAFF REPORT This photograph is among the images in the collection, which will be on display through June 25 at the University Museum. The newest exhibit at the University of Mississippi Museum is a ...
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Taylor Sledge

ALUMNI PROFILE: English Major Taylor Sledge Finds Success in Finance

Taylor Sledge | Photo by Pound Photography February 2016  |  By Annie Rhodes, Ole Miss Alumni Association A career in financial strategies typically doesn’t begin with an English major spending his summers studying abroad in Costa Rica. But for alumnus Taylor Sledge (BA ...
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Department of History Chair Joseph P. Ward, right, chats with Zachary Kagan Guthrie, assistant professor of history, near a wall showcasing the department's graduate students. The Brig. Gen. John H. Napier III Endowment will support research efforts of the Arch Dalrymple III Department of History faculty and doctoral students.

THE FUTURE OF HISTORY: Arch Dalrymple III Department of History to Benefit From $150,000 Planned Gift

Department of History Chair Joseph P. Ward, right, chats with Zachary Kagan Guthrie, assistant professor of history, near a wall showcasing the department's graduate students. The Brig. Gen. John H. Napier III Endowment will support research efforts of the Arch Dalrymple III Department of History ...
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UM graduate Patrick Woodyard is co-founder of a shoe company that provides fair wages and English and financial literacy classes to its workers in Peru and Kenya. He was recently named to Forbes 30 Under 30 list for 2016.

UM Graduate Named To Forbes 30 Under 30 List

Patrick Woodyard honored for social entrepreneurship of shoe manufacturer Nisolo JANUARY 29, 2016  |  BY MICHAEL NEWSOM UM alumnus Patrick Woodyard is co-founder of a shoe company that provides fair wages and English and financial literacy classes to its workers in Peru and Kenya. He was ...
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The pilot episode of “Home Town,” hosted by Erin and Ben Napier, airs on HGTV Sunday, Jan. 24 at 11 a.m. CST.

HGTV Pilot Episode of ‘Home Town’ Hosted by Two Alumni

Shop owners Erin and Ben Napier encourage small-town living JANUARY 21, 2016  |  BY CHRISTINA STEUBE The pilot episode of “Home Town,” hosted by Erin and Ben Napier, airs on HGTV Sunday, Jan. 24 at 11 a.m. CST. Two artistic University of Mississippi alumni will host the pilot episode of “Home ...
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MPB ARTS HOUR INTERVIEW: Alumna Sarah Story, Ogden Museum of Southern Art

Sarah Story (BFA art '11), deputy director of the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans, talked about her life growing up in Mississippi and how that influences her work at the museum on the Mississippi Arts Commission Arts Hour on Mississippi Public Broadcasting.   ...
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