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Law School to Host Screening of ‘You Asked for the Facts’

Documentary examines Robert F. Kennedy’s visit to the university SEPTEMBER 22, 2022 In conjunction with the week of events marking 60 years of integration at the University of Mississippi, the School of Law will host a screening of the PBS syndicated documentary film “You Asked for the Facts:...
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Students prepare to show off their steps during filming for the university’s new national commercial, which debuts Sept. 17 during the Ole Miss-Georgia Tech football game. The spot features several Ole Miss students, faculty and alumni, who share their perspectives on how the university has inspired them to build their legacies. Submitted photo

Ole Miss Asks ‘Where Are You Going?’ in Latest TV Commercial

New national spot debuts during halftime of Georgia Tech game SEPTEMBER 17, 2022 BY STAFF REPORT The University of Mississippi debuts its new television commercial Saturday (Sept. 17) during the football game between Ole Miss and Georgia Tech on ABC. The 30-second commercial, titled “Where are You...
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UM alumni and faculty receiving 2022 awards from the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters are (top, from left) Scott Barretta, William Dunlap and Bill Ellison, and (bottom) Ralph Eubanks, Kenneth Holditch and Joshua Nguyen.

Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters Honors UM Alumni, Faculty

Six with UM ties among 2022 award winners JUNE 9, 2022 BY STAFF REPORT The Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters is honoring several University of Mississippi alumni and faculty members as part of its annual awards to accomplished individuals in various creative fields. UM alumni and faculty...
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University Announces Plans for 60th Anniversary of Integration

Events, activities this fall and yearlong to honor distinguished alumnus James Meredith AUGUST 23, 2022 BY LISA STONE On Oct. 1, 1962, James Meredith became the first African American to enroll at the University of Mississippi. The events surrounding integration have been among the most significant...
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Ole Miss Alumni Association Names Distinguished Alumni for 2022

Honored for achievement, leadership and service AUGUST 19, 2022 BY JIM URBANEK The Ole Miss Alumni Association will recognize 10 distinguished alumni with its highest annual awards as part of Homecoming 2022. Inductees to the University of Mississippi Alumni Hall of Fame for 2022 are: Teri G...
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Nick Judin

Alumnus Recognized for Outstanding Reporting

UM graduate earns award for reporting in the Mississippi Free Press AUGUST 22, 2022 BY STAFF REPORT University of Mississippi alumnus Nick Judin has been recognized at the 2022 Diamond Journalism Awards for reporting published by the Mississippi Free Press. The awards, sponsored by the Arkansas Pro...
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A Long, Generous Life Well Lived

McMullan Foundation gifts make UM students’ college dreams a reality AUGUST 13, 2022 BY JONATHAN SCOTT In her lifetime, the late Madeleine McMullan‘s philanthropy and service improved the lives of countless people. Now, her family’s foundation continues her legacy with recent gifts totaling...
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Thomas Lee, a graduate student in the School of Journalism and New Media, encourages other Ole Miss students to ‘put themselves out there’ when looking at internship and employment opportunities. The Gulfport native took a chance and landed a summer internship at ad agency network BBDO Worldwide. Submitted photo

Putting Yourself Out There

UM students land jobs with BBDO Worldwide AUGUST 12, 2022 BY LAREECA RUCKER When Kirsten Flanik, president and CEO of BBDO New York, spoke during an Overby Center presentation last year at the University of Mississippi, she mentioned that the company was interested in interviewing more students from...
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Doctoral student Cellas Hayes has become an accomplished researcher in the Department of BioMolecular Sciences. He plans to continue his work at Stanford University using a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award presented by the National Institutes of Health. Submitted photo

Graduate Student Building a Legacy Through Research

Cellas Hayes is first UM student in 35 years to receive NIH fellowship AUGUST 1, 2022 BY PATRICK SMITH Cellas Hayes’ journey in science and research began as a college sophomore. “I was simply searching for an on-campus job and research experience to strengthen my medical school application,” said...
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Ethel Scurlock

Ethel Scurlock Named Honors College Dean

First female African American dean brings administrative expertise, new vision to role JULY 25, 2022 BY EDWIN B. SMITH Ethel Scurlock has always been a trailblazer, and in her new role as dean of the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College at the University of Mississippi, she hopes to exceed...
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