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Shaping American Politics

Initiative launched to honor Haley Barbour through UM political science department NOVEMBER 4, 2015 | BY TINA HAHN An initiative is underway to honor two-term Mississippi governor and national political leader Haley Barbour at the University of Mississippi, with a goal of attracting $1.5 million for...
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LaTanya Dixon Hears Call to Serve Community

Doctoral student works to help students succeed in STEM fields November 2, 2015 LaTanya Dixon (BA chemistry ’04) arrived at the University of Mississippi in 2001 to study pre-medicine, but her service as a tutor and mentor at the Boys and Girls Club made her reconsider her career goals. When...
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Jo Howard

Former NASA Rocket Scientist Set for Special Science Café

UM alumna Josephine Howard to discuss math and science careers Oct. 27 OCTOBER 26, 2015 BY EDWIN SMITH A veteran scientist who helped NASA achieve one of the crowning achievements of the 20th century will discuss highlights of her career Tuesday (Oct. 27) in a special University of Mississippi...
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Sen. Thad Cochran Receives Geographic Visionary Award

Honor presented Oct. 15 at annual MGA luncheon in Jackson OCTOBER 13, 2015 | By WILLIAM M. HAMILTON U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran (BA ‪psychology‬ ’55) received the Mississippi Geographic Alliance Geographic Visionary Award at an Oct. 15 luncheon in Jackson. The Geographic Visionary Award was created...
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Alumni Association to Honor Distinguished Graduates

Group to be lauded at Friday reception and on the field at Saturday’s Homecoming game OCTOBER 6, 2015 | By STAFF REPORT The University of Mississippi Alumni Association is awarding its highest annual honors to seven distinguished alumni as part of Homecoming 2015 activities. Inductees into the...
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Dr. Charles Hubbert of Memphis, Tennessee, left, and wife Margaret Hubbert have given a lead gift to support an initiative to build band scholarships at the University of Mississippi. Director of University Bands David Willson, center, recently hosted the couple to hear one of the ensembles practice and then perform a concert.

Donors Help Music and Opportunities Play On for Students

Charles and Margaret Hubbert make lead gift in band scholarship initiative SEPTEMBER 3, 2015 BY TINA HAHN When Dr. Charles Hubbert joined the band as a University of Mississippi student, a door swung open to exceptional cultural opportunities. Some 57 years later, the physician continues to reap the...
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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. Dr. M. Lynne Murchison’s distinguished service to the University of...
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Morgan Martin, right, and his father, Benjamin Martin.

Scholarship Donation to Assist Study Abroad Students

Gift honors UM alumnus and provides help for Mississippi students to learn through travel...
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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...
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Top New Business: Cotton’s Café Takes $10K Prize

Alumna Janet McCarty (BA art '14) won the AdvoCare Entrepreneur Challenge...
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