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Alumnus Manages Pop Star’s Career

Katy Perry and Bradford Cobb Meet Bradford Cobb (BA English ’96), partner with Direct Management Group and manager for one of the biggest names in music, Katy Perry. Colby Kullman Cobb is quick to credit one professor in particular who served a key role in both his education and career ...
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Air Force ROTC Awards Junior Cadets

Aug 29 2014 | by Kylie McFadden, Courtesy of The Daily Mississippian Eight Air Force ROTC cadets received prop and wings pins in a ceremony on August 28. The ceremony, which took place on the Circle in front of the Lyceum, denotes the graduation of an Air Force ROTC cadet from cadet status and ...
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Mississippi Blues Trailblazers

Mississippi Blues Trail Guide The state’s history as seen through the words and images of bluesmen and women is part of the curriculum launched by the Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC). The 18-lesson Mississippi Blues Trail Curriculum features an interactive, multimedia resource page and is ...
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A Tribute to Lifelong Friendship, Gifted Scholarship

Ruff Fant, right, and his wife, Susan, have made a major gift to the University of Mississippi to establish the Hubert McAlexander Chair of English. McAlexander, left, and Fant have been friends since their childhood days in Holly Springs, Miss. Much like chess pieces moving around a game board, ...
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Sculptor William N. Beckwith Awarded for Lifetime Achievement

Artist William Beckwith (right) with his bust of B.B. King and Greg Johnson, Curator for UM's Blues Archive. Photo by Robert Jordan The 2014 Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters Noel Polk Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes sculptor and adjunct assistant professor of art William N. Beckwith, ...
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Derrick Harriell, assistant professor of English and African American Studies, speaks at the Oxford Conference for the Book.

Professor Derrick Harriell Wins Poetry Award

Dr. Harriell speaks at the Oxford Conference for the Book. April 16, 2014 Derrick Harriell, assistant professor of English and African-American studies at the University of Mississippi, has the won the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters 2014 Poetry Award for his new collection of poems, ...
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Deterrian Shackelford Receives Chucky Mullins Courage Award

by Ole Miss Sports Information Department/The Daily Mississippian April 7, 2014 Shackelford with Coach Freeze after being honored with the 2014 Chucky Mullins Award during a reception on April 5, 2014. | Photo by Thomas Graning Ole Miss handed out its spring football awards Saturday, ...
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Family members Matthew Hosey, from left standing, and Ron M. Feder; Elizabeth Feder-Hosey, from left sitting, Evelyn Rose Hosey, and Becky Feder are involved in supporting the Center for the Study of Southern Culture at the University of Mississippi, with their latest $100,000 gift designated for the Music of the South Endowment.

Enriching Southern Harmony

Matthew Hosey, from left, and Ron M. Feder; Elizabeth Feder-Hosey, from left, Evelyn Rose Hosey, and Becky Feder support the Center for the Study of Southern Culture, with their latest $100,000 gift designated for the Music of the South Endowment. Ask passionate academics about Southern literature, ...
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New Scholarship Pays Tribute to Bill Trusty

Champions establish fund to help mathematics majors  By Tina Hahn, February 21, 2014 Glenn Hopkins, dean of the UM College of Liberal Arts, from left, visits with Sara and Elvis Champion, donors from Water Valley, Miss., and Denson Hollis, senior development officer for liberal arts. The ...
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Dr. James Sabatier

Pointe Innovation Magazine: Physicist’s Biomed Startup at Research Park

Dr. James Sabatier Read about the latest career of Jim Sabatier, emeritus physics professor, putting his research skills to commercial use as the first tenant of the Innovation Hub at UM's Insight Park, a 62,000-square-foot high-tech center that provides support and infrastructure to startup ...
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