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At the Helm: Ray Mabus Addresses 21st-Century Needs of Navy

Ray Mabus (BA political science ’69) manages a $170 billion budget and is responsible for the the well-being of more than 900,000 enlisted personnel stationed on ships or at naval bases around the world. Read about the US Secretary of the Navy on page 24 of the Ole Miss Alumni Review, Winter...
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Former Governor’s Honorarium Sparks Crowdfunding Campaign

Donations will be matched to reach $20,000 goal to support UM Winter Institute OCTOBER 19, 2016 BY STAFF REPORT In connection with the annual Freedom Award ceremonies, the University of Mississippi is launching #WinterLegacy, a $20,000 crowdfunding campaign to cement the legacy of former Gov...
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Reba Greer (center, in blue) and her husband Lance (to her left) attend a reception in their honor hosted by faculty and staff of the Department of Writing and Rhetoric for which the Greers established an endowment.

For the Love of Writing

Greers Establish Endowment to Advance Writing, Empower Students October 19, 2016 | By Hannah Pickett To say that Reba McCullouch Greer simply has a passion for writing is an understatement. Greer has devoted her career and life to changing the way students learn to write. With the establishment of...
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The Honorable Gov. William Winter will receive a 2016 Freedom Award from the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis this month. Photo

Former Gov. William Winter Latest to Join National Civil Rights Museum Honorees

UM Alumni, Guests are Among Prominent Freedom Award Recipients OCTOBER 13, 2016 BY EDWIN SMITH When former Gov. William F. Winter (BA history and political science ’43 JD ’49) receives a National Civil Rights Museum 25th annual Freedom Award Oct. 20 in Memphis, no doubt University of...
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UM Slavery Research Group Digs at Rowan Oak

Public invited to see progress on Rowan Oak excavations Oct. 15 OCTOBER 10, 2016 | BY CHRISTINA STEUBE A University of Mississippi research group and the Center for Archaeological Research are conducting an archaeological investigation on the grounds of Rowan Oak in a search for evidence of slave...
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William Winter, Leland Speed to Receive Geographic Visionary Awards

Mississippi Geographic Alliance honoring leaders for their connections to global economy AUGUST 26, 2016 | BY EDWIN SMITH The Mississippi Geographic Alliance at the University of Mississippi will honor former Gov. William Winter (BA history and political science ’43) and business mogul Leland...
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UM Professor Helps Honor Mentor

Jared Spears captures longtime NMCC educator John Osier’s spirit in sculpted monument AUGUST 20, 2016 | BY LAJUAN TALLO, NORTHWEST MISSISSIPPI COMMUNITY COLLEGE In his obituary, John Osier, a beloved Northwest Mississippi Community College English instructor was described as “a quiet, private...
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Brittney Reese Claims Silver in Olympic Long Jump

Former Rebel Medals in second straight Olympic games August 18, 2016  |  By Joey Jones, Ole Miss Track & Field RIO DE JANEIRO – Former University of Mississippi great Brittney Reese (BA English ’11) added another medal to her collection with a world-class long jump...
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Longtime Professor Honored With Named Endowment

Scholarship will Support Students of German in College of Liberal Arts July 20, 2016 | By Bill Dabney After four years of medical school, a year as an intern, four years of radiology residency, a year of fellowship training and a few years as a practicing radiologist, Bettina Gaycken’s dream of...
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UM Graduate Wins Elizabeth George Foundation Fellowship

Rachel Smith plans to use time to complete book of stories about interconnected characters JUNE 16, 2016 | BY MICHAEL NEWSOM Rachel Smith, a 2012 graduate of the University of Mississippi Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program, has received an Elizabeth George Foundation fellowship, which...
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