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ALUMNI ASSOCIATION PROFILE: Jennifer Urban

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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2017 Lift Every Voice Awards

February 2, 2017 Gail Stratton, lecturer and coordinator of laboratory programs for the Department of Biology; Ryan Upshaw (BA psychology ’06, MA higher education ’08), the assistant dean of student services for the School of Engineering; and Will Norton, dean and professor of journalism and new...
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THE DM: TEDxUM Speakers Gear Up For Second Event

January 27, 2017  By Lexi Purvis, Hannah Willis, Zoe McDonald, and Devna Bose for The Daily Mississippian  After last year’s inaugural TEDxUM, the team that put together the event didn’t waste time in making next year’s even better. A team of more than 40 people helped organize the event this year...
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2nd TedXUM Lectures Jan. 28 Feature ‘Ideas Worth Spreading’

JANUARY 23, 2017 BY MICHAEL NEWSOM The University of Mississippi is gearing up to host its second-ever TEDxUniversityofMississippi, an event that features brief lectures from UM alumni, faculty members and others to showcase “ideas worth spreading.” The event is slated for 1 p.m. Jan. 28 at the...
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UM Winter Institute Has Key Role in National Day of Racial Healing

Initiative of W.K. Kellogg Foundation includes more than 130 organizations across the country JANUARY 13, 2017 BY STAFF REPORT The William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation at the University of Mississippi is collaborating with the W. K. Kellogg Foundation and more than 130 organizations...
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