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Alumni Board Expresses Support for Faculty with $130,000 Gift

When an enlightened group of University of Mississippi alumni leaders partner to improve faculty support in the College of Liberal Arts, great needs are met...
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Retired Physician, ‘Patron of Archaeology’ Provides $100,000 Gift for Three Programs

Retired physician Dr. Van Robinson Burnham of Clarksdale passed on his love of archaeology and history to his family, as well as ensuring that others have the resources to explore and learn from these fields. “I’ve been planning to provide a gift to Ole Miss for some time now,”...
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Renowned Philanthropist Creates Gilder-Jordan Speaker Series at UM

Thanks to a $200,000 gift from a National Humanities Medal winner, the names of two visionaries in the study, teaching and preservation of American history grace a new University of Mississippi lecture series. With an extraordinary record of supporting the humanities, New York philanthropist and...
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Funds Enhance Napier Scholarship

No disrespect to Thomas Wolfe, but John H. Napier III, a 1949 University of Mississippi history graduate, has irrefutable evidence that you can, in fact, go home again...
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Patricia and former U.S. Sen. Trent Lott

Scholarship Honoring Patricia Lott to Nurture Leaders

APRIL 26, 2010 BY ADMIN “We are grateful to Senator Lott for his continued support of Ole Miss and are thankful to those friends who created this scholarship,” said UM Chancellor Robert Khayat. “The Patricia Lott Scholarship helps ensure that Ole Miss will continue its long...
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Grammy Winner Glen Ballard Inducted into UM Hall of Fame

Multiple Grammy award-winning songwriter Glen Ballard (BA 75) has been influenced by just about every form of music he has been exposed to. That likely explains how Ballard is able to move seamlessly from genre to genre, working with an eclectic mix of the biggest names in music...
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See Shell: UM Art Graduate Making His Mark

UM Art Graduate Vitus Shell talks about his work, his inspiration, and his first art showing as a grade school student. Watch now!...
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Wilson Raises the bar

When Virginia Wilson (BA 79) read in the 2007 edition of View from Ventress that the mock trial team needed funds, she took action...
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Scholarship Honors Retired Professor

UM political science alumni and friends have honored Goberdhan Bhagat, who taught in that department for 30 years before retiring in 1994, with a scholarship endowment in his name. Bhagat (affectionately known as GB) joined the faculty after serving as a diplomat for the Indian government in the...
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