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Alumna Kendall Ketchum performs her comedy routine at KAABOO’s comedy club in Del Mar, California. Submitted photo

UM Theatre Arts Alumna Takes Comedy on the Road

Kendall Ketchum tours with former ‘SNL’ cast member Darrell Hammond MAY 12, 2017 BY CHRISTINA STEUBE University of Mississippi alumna Kendall Ketchum has performed her comedy routines for a decade in New York City, but she’s recently taken her talent from dive bars to a tour with former...
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Mary Davis Owen

UM Completes Renovations to Memory Garden

Fountain Terrace Offers Place to Meditate, Remember, Study The University of Mississippi has completed renovations to the Ole Miss Memory Garden, adding new brick-work patterns, additional seating and a tiered foundation that invites passersby into an ambiance of serenity and grace. Adjacent to...
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Dr. Marc Walker (BA biology '06), speaks at the Honors College building dedication on March 30, 2017. The Daily Mississippian photo

Alumni Speak at Honors College Expanded Facility Dedication

Campus, community celebrate program’s 20th anniversary with new building MARCH 31, 2017 BY EDWIN SMITH A line of blustery, threatening weather moving through the area didn’t stop more than 100 University of Mississippi students, faculty, staff, administrators and alumni from celebrating the...
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2017 TEDxUniversityofMS VIDEOS

March 21, 2017 On January 28, 2017, the University of Mississippi hosted its second TEDx event to promote and disseminate the best ideas to the largest possible audience on the year’s theme of Choice. Chance. Change. Emcee Matthew R. Wilson, an assistant professor of theatre arts who spoke at...
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MARCH 14, 2017  |  By CHLOE RILEY for The University of Mississippi Alumni Association Not every job allows you to interact with clients from all over the globe on a daily basis, but for alumna Jennifer Urban (BA ’11, MBA ’13, JD ’15, LLM ’16), an associate in Cozen...
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Ole Miss student-athletes mentor a group of fifth- to eighth-grade students from Quitman County Middle School during the weekend sessions on the UM campus.

Saturday Collaborations Unlock Possibilities for Marks Students

Weekend program brings middle schoolers to UM campus for tutoring, mentoring and fun MARCH 13, 2017  | BY CHRISTINA STEUBE Most students regard Saturday school with dread and contempt, but a group of middle schoolers from the Delta community of Marks looks forward to its weekend tutoring sessions at...
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Mary Donnelly Haskell, Daughter to Perform at ‘hUManities affair’

Second annual fundraiser set for March 5 at Lyric Theater FEBRUARY 28, 2017 By EDWIN SMITH Mother and daughter singer-actresses Mary Donnelly Haskell and Mary Lane Haskell are the featured performers Sunday (March 5) for a University of Mississippi Department of Music fundraiser. The department’s...
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Humanities Affair Standard Time: Celebrating the Great American Songbook

February 23, 2016 Join us Sunday, March 5th at The Lyric, 1006 Van Buren Avenue in Oxford from 4:30–6:30 pm for an incredible evening of food and music featuring alumna Mary Donnelly Haskell and her daughter Mary Lane Haskell, performing songs from the Great American Songbook with the Mississippians...
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Derrick A. Harriell, assistant professor of English and African American Studies

THE DM: Book of Poetry Celebrates What It Means to Be Black

FEBRUARY 22, 2017  |  By Jacqueline Knirnschild for The Daily Mississippian Stripper in Wonderland, Derrick Harriell’s third poetry collection, celebrates what it means to be black, with autobiographical details set in a whimsical wonderland. Harriell, an assistant professor of English and African...
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Nominations for Sullivan Award for Community Service Due Feb. 24

Annual honors recognize students, alumni and local residents FEBRUARY 16, 2017 BY MICHAEL NEWSOM The McLean Institute for Public Service and Community Engagement at the University of Mississippi is seeking nominations for The Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award. The award recognizes those who exhibit...
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