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THE DM: Ford Center to Host Opera World Premiere

Alumna Nancy Van de Vate composed Hamlet, Prince of Denmark. ...
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Nancy Van de Vate

VIDEO: Opera Theatre’s Hamlet World Premiere

Adaptation is latest work by acclaimed alumna Nancy Van de Vate. ...
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Class Explores ‘Race, Place & Space’

Students spend time learning from people who aren’t like them April 16, 2015  |  By MICHAEL NEWSOM A University of Mississippi class explores the significance of “race, place and space” to modern identity formation by having students place themselves in the shoes of people who ...
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UM Chancellor Dan Jones, student Deterrian Shackelford and alumnus Darryail Whittington were named 2015 recipients fo the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award. Photo by Robert Jordan/Ole Miss Communications

D.T. Shackelford & Darryail Whittington Win 2015 Sullivan Awards

UM McLean Institute honors student-athlete and alumnus alongside Chancellor Dan Jones. ...
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The Clarion Ledger: Elise Winter: A Lifetime of Giving

The alumna (BA history, political science) received the 2015 Governor's Initiative for Volunteer Excellence (GIVE) Lifetime Achievement Award. ...
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Mississippi Institute of Arts & Letters 2015 Awards

Five of the eight winners are UM alumni and faculty. ...
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Meek Hall | PHOTO BY: PAYTON TEFFNER/The DM

Nationally renowned artist William Dunlap brings exhibition to UM gallery

“I always come back to Mississippi. I like to say there’s a little Mississippi in everything I do." ...
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Fellowship Gives Students Taste of Doctors’ Real-World Ethical Dilemmas

Undergraduate humanities students make the rounds at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, observing patients and physicians while getting an up-close look at emerging ethical issues in modern medicine. “The idea is to develop a population of humanities scholars who have a meaningful ...
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Healing Broken Hearts: Dr. James Cox

By Tina H. Hahn, courtesy of the Ole Miss Alumni Review  Life magazine first offered James L. Cox (BS chemistry ’64) a glimpse of open-heart surgery. The photo of an operation being performed by Dr. Michael E. DeBakey so affected Cox—then a young teen sitting in a dentist’s waiting room—that he ...
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Dr. Primos in Haiti

Doctor’s Orders

Wise students will follow this doctor’s orders. “My advice to students is to decide what you really want to do and then do what it takes to achieve it,” said Dr. Bill Primos (BA zoology ’80, MD ’85). “Do not be concerned that the preparation and training may take a few more years than ...
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