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Cliff McKay

Q&A with Cliff McKay, UM Chaplain During Integration

Minister who called for peace and lawfulness delivered 1963 commencement benediction MAY 10, 2023 BY STAFF REPORT When James Meredith received his bachelor’s degree at the University of Mississippi‘s 1963 Commencement ceremony – less than one year following the university’s turbulent integration –...
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Ashleen Williams

Two UM Employees Honored for Service to Students

Ashleen Williams and Blake Adams named recipients of annual Frist Awards APRIL 28, 2023 BY EDWIN B. SMITH Two University of Mississippi employees who have demonstrated a commitment to “going the extra mile” to encourage and assist students have been honored for their outstanding service. This year’s...
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Program cover for 2023 CLA Awards Ceremony

College of Liberal Arts Celebrates Outstanding Accomplishments

Recognizes stellar students, teachers, staff, and alumni APRIL 28, 2023 BY STAFF REPORT Students, teachers, staff, and alumni were honored by the University of Mississippi College of Liberal Arts at a campus celebration on April 27. “The inaugural College of Liberal Arts Awards Ceremony celebrates...
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Spring breaks forth on the University of Mississippi’s Oxford campus in front of Ventress Hall, home of the College of Liberal Arts.

College of Liberal Arts to Host Inaugural Awards Ceremony

Honoring University of Mississippi students, teachers, staff, and alumni in the liberal arts APRIL 20, 2023 BY STAFF REPORT The inaugural University of Mississippi College of Liberal Arts Awards Ceremony will be held on Thursday, April 27 at 4:30 p.m. in the Johnson Commons Ballroom. Outstanding...
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CARTIERS

Shaping the Future

Cartiers Support Mathematics, Honors College APRIL 19, 2023 BY TINA HAHN Dana and Adrian Cartier of St. Louis, Missouri — who believe mathematics offers the key to success for many fields — are committed to giving the next generation of University of Mississippi students the tools they need to...
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Attracting Strong PhD Candidates

Brunt Makes Gift to Honor Abadie, Assist Graduate Students APRIL 19, 2023 BY TINA HAHN Dr. L. Michael Brunt would like to see the University of Mississippi equipped to attract the best doctoral candidates in the southeast and across the nation who will go on to impact students through their teaching...
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Program cover for 2023 CLA Awards Ceremony

Inaugural College of Liberal Arts Award Ceremony

The College of Liberal Arts Annual Awards Ceremony recognizes recipients of the College-level teaching and research faculty awards, staff awards, Ventress Scholars (undergraduate students graduating with a major in the College with a 4.0 GPA), the James Meredith Changemaker Award, and the Early...
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1. James Meredith (seated) with finalists for the first University of Mississippi College of Liberal Arts James Meredith Changemaker Award at the Honoring Diversity Excellence Celebration on April 11, 2023, in the Student Union Ballroom: Bobby Hudson (from left), Faith Deering, Logan Thomas, Jack Meadows, Morgan Yhap. Not pictured are Andy Flores, Reinhard Knerr, and Arquvas Williams. Photo by Tenola Plaxico of Articulate Photography

First College of Liberal Arts James Meredith Changemaker Award Finalists Announced

Eight students selected for charting new territory at the university APRIL 14, 2023 BY STAFF REPORT The University of Mississippi College of Liberal Arts James Meredith Changemaker Award finalists were presented by Lee M. Cohen, dean of liberal arts, at the annual Honoring Diversity Excellence...
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James Meredith

Faculty, Staff Honored for Diversity Excellence

Event serves as final celebration in university’s 60 years of integration commemoration APRIL 13, 2023 BY ERIN GARRETT University of Mississippi leaders and members of the campus community came together Tuesday (April 11) to honor faculty and staff achievements in the areas of diversity and...
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Whitwell

Alumni Profile: Quentin Whitwell

APRIL 12, 2023 BY KAYDEN BREEDLOVE /UM ALUMNI ASSOCIATION CEO of Panola Medical Center, 2005 recipient of the Mississippi Business Journal’s “Top 40 under 40” and Jackson city councilman are just some of the titles that Quentin Whitwell (BA history 95, JD law 98) has under his belt. Now, he plans to...
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