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Medical Graduate Training Program Selects UM Scholars

Three Ole Miss doctoral students chosen for advanced program at Medical Center MAY 13, 2020 BY KAREN BASCOM Eight doctoral students from four Mississippi universities have been selected as members of the second cohort of the Robert Smith, M.D. Graduate Scholars Program as part of the Jackson ...
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Nancye Starnes of Charleston, South Carolina, an ardent supporter of the arts at her alma mater, has created a film production studio fund to support a new facility and professional training for Ole Miss students.

Gift Establishes Film Production Studio Fund

Support for the Arts Nancye Starnes of Charleston, South Carolina, an ardent supporter of the arts at her alma mater, has created a film production studio fund to support a new facility and professional training for Ole Miss students. MAY 4, 2020 BY MARY STANTON KNIGHT A love for the arts ...
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The UM Summer College for High School Students will offer a variety of online learning and networking opportunities to allow rising 11th and 12th graders to earn college credit and discover more about potential career paths. Photo by Robert Jordan/Ole Miss

Summer Programs for High School Students Move Online

Academic, leadership and networking opportunities available through revamped offerings The UM Summer College for High School Students will offer a variety of online learning and networking opportunities to allow rising 11th and 12th graders to earn college credit and discover more about potential ...
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Millie Craig (left) and Barbara Beckmann enjoy a golf-cart tour of campus during the 2019 Texas A&M football weekend.

Support for STEM Students

Named Endowment Memorializes Couple, Benefits Freshmen Millie Craig (left) and Barbara Beckmann enjoy a golf-cart tour of campus during the 2019 Texas A&M football weekend. APRIL 22, 2020  BY BILL DABNEY A gift to the University of Mississippi will provide scholarships for math and ...
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Elle Oser

Dream Life

NOVEMBER 19, 2019 BY ELAINE ABADIE Elle Oser. Submitted photo Alumna Elle Oser (BA graphic design ’15) is living her dream working as a digital designer in New York. She shares the details. What led you to study graphic design as an undergrad at UM and as a graduate student at the Portfolio ...
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Dr. Damon Moore

Voices and Ideas

Dr. C. Damon Moore on Mentorship, Education, and Service Dr. C. Damon Moore MARCH 25, 2020 BY JACQUELINE KNIRNSCHILD for The Key Reporter, Phi Beta Kappa's Publication for News and Alumni Relations Dr. C. Damon Moore, who is a Virginia-based pediatrician and the first African American Rhodes ...
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Ronnie Frith

Quality Control Chief

English-major alum Ronny Frith makes legislative language unimpeachable Ronny Frith. Photo by Dwan Johnson. MARCH 16, 2020 BY ABIGAIL MEISEL Write clearly. Write concisely. Write for your audience. For Ronny Frith ’74, these are words to live by.  As a lawyer for the Legislative Services ...
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Annual Awards Program Honors Faculty and Students

HEADWAE recognizes academic achievement, contributions to higher learning Jared Akers (right), a dental student at the UM Medical Center, and Jennifer Bain (second from right), associate professor and chair of periodontics at the Medical Center, attend a recognition ceremony for all the 2020 ...
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Kenneth Mayfield (left), Dr. Theron Evans Jr., Henrieese Roberts, Linnie Liggins, and Donald Cole remember their time as UM students in the very spot where they were arrested for protesting 50 years ago. Photo by Thomas Graning/Ole Miss Digital Imaging Services

Then and Now: ‘Black Power at Ole Miss’ Spotlights Historic Events

University leaders reflect on 50th anniversary of arrests, recognize more must be done to heal wounds Linnie Liggins (left) reacts to finally receiving the University of Mississippi diploma she earned 50 years after completing her coursework. Provost Noel Wilkin apologized earlier in the day that ...
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Fifth Annual TEDx Event Set for Feb. 29

Experts on politics, heart disease prevention, music and more to speak at Ford Center UM hosts its fifth TEDxUniversityofMississippi conference February 29. Photo by Kevin Bain/University Communications Photography February 24, 2020 by Meredith Foster The fifth annual ...
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