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To honor her life's work of sharing knowledge with, providing encouragement to, and showing kindness toward thousands of students, the Dr. M. Lynne Murchison Scholarship Fund has been established at the University of Mississippi.

Honoring Alumna: Dr. Murchison’s Students Establish Scholarship Fund

September 1, 2015 To honor her life's work of sharing knowledge with, providing encouragement to, and showing kindness toward thousands of students, the Dr. M. Lynne Murchison Scholarship Fund has been established at the University of Mississippi. To honor her life's work of sharing knowledge ...
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Morgan Martin, right, and his father, Benjamin Martin.

Scholarship Donation to Assist Study Abroad Students

Gift honors alumnus and provides help for Mississippi students to learn through travel JULY 29, 2015 | By CHRISTINA STEUBE Morgan Martin, right, and his father, Benjamin Martin. University of Mississippi students wanting to study abroad in Germany have a new opportunity to obtain financial ...
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From left to right: Katherine, Will & Ann Weston Sistrunk will be second generation UM students in the fall.

Sistrunk Triplets Ready to Attend UM

Dr. and Mrs. William Sistrunk met at UM and now see their children take the next step at their alma mater. From left to right: Katherine, Will & Ann Weston Sistrunk will be second generation UM students in the fall. Three is a magic number, and it just so happens the University of ...
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Top New Business: Cotton’s Café Takes $10K Prize

Alumna Janet McCarty (BA art '14) won first place in the AdvoCare Entrepreneur Challenge for her idea to sell homemade, healthy dog treats May 24, 2015 | BY ALYSSA SCHNUGG Courtesy of The Oxford Eagle  When Janet McCarty brought home the tiny abandoned dog that she later named Cotton, she ...
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Susan Carter Hall

Alumni Profile: Susan Carter Hall

An excerpt of Annie Rhoades' profile for the Ole Miss Alumni Association:  Susan Carter Hall While painting is a hobby for many, few are able to parlay their passion into a successful career as an artist. But for alumna Susan Carter Hall (BA art history '00), artist and oil painter, that’s ...
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MS Institute of Arts & Letters Announces Awards

The Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters (MIAL) has announced its award winners for works first published, performed, or shown in the year 2014, and a number of them have connections with the Lafayette-Oxford-University community. The award recipients, chosen by out-of-state judges prominent ...
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Josephine Howard talks with students during a recent visit to campus. | Photo by Dennis Irwin

Moon Landing Scientist Speaks to Students

Josephine Howard offers problem-solving advice APRIL 29, 2015 | BY DENNIS IRWIN Jo Howard | Photo by Dennis Irwin A veteran scientist who helped the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) achieve one of the crowning achievements of the 20th century visited the University of ...
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Arch Dalrymple III and the Model T Ford he drove as a student.

History Department Named for Arch Dalrymple III

$5 million gift pays tribute to the late leader and businessman April 27, 2015  |  By TINA HAHN The Arch Dalrymple III Department of History plaque dedication ceremony. The dedication marks the first time that a UM department has been named in honor of an alumnus. | Photo by Robert Jordan/UM ...
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Frank Estrada in his print shop. | Photo courtesy of Estrada

THE DM: Alumnus Creates Double Decker Poster

April 23, 2015  |  by Zoe McDonald Courtesy of The Daily Mississippian Frank Estrada in his print shop. | Photo courtesy of Estrada Memphis native Frank Estrada would not have believed you if you had told him in high school he would become an artist – much less the featured poster artist for ...
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THE DM: Ford Center to Host Opera World Premiere

April 17, 2015 | by Ashton Dawes Courtesy of The Daily Mississippian The Ford Center will host the world premiere of a new opera written by University of Mississippi alumna Nancy Van de Vate Saturday night. “Hamlet” has only been adapted as an opera once before in the mid-to-late 19th century by ...
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