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Nathan Hammer


Nathan Hammer’s work has been cited hundreds of times around the world MAY 13, 2024 The University of Mississippi recognized chemistry professor Nathan Hammer for his exceptional teaching, research, creativity and service during the 2024 spring faculty meeting. Hammer, who received the Distinguished Research and Creative Achievement Award on Friday (May 10) in Fulton Chapel, is the Margaret […]

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Nancy Wicker honored as UM Distinguished Professor APRIL 10, 2024 The University of Mississippi has appointed Nancy Wicker, professor of art history, as its newest Distinguished Professor. “Honoring our outstanding faculty by naming them Distinguished Professors is a great honor and tremendous recognition of their accomplishments,” said Noel Wilkin, provost and executive vice chancellor for […]

Izzy Arthurs

2024 Medal for the Arts

Showcasing creativity and future of the arts APRIL 16, 2024 BY ANDREA DRUMMOND The University of Mississippi Institute for the Arts spotlights faculty and student talent in this incredible showcase of the arts encompassing music, film, art, theater, and creative writing during the 2024 Medal for the Arts. On Monday, April 22 at 7:30 p.m. […]

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Medal for the Arts

Oxford’s Mayor Tannehill to receive UM award at April 22 arts extravaganza MARCH 19, 2024 BY TINA H. HAHN/UM DEVELOPMENT Oxford Mayor Robyn Tannehill will be honored April 22 with the highest award the University of Mississippi gives to recognize excellence in the arts and arts advocacy. At the 7:30 p.m. ceremony and concert in […]

Greg Johnson (left), Albie Chatfield, Katherine Tutor and Erica Howard work on an audiovisual digitization project in the Department of Archives and Special Collections. The team is working to digitize nearly 12,000 recordings that document life and culture in Mississippi and across the region in the 20th century. Photo by Thomas Graning/Ole Miss Digital Imaging Services

Archives to Digitize Audiovisual Holdings for Worldwide Accessibility

Many recordings will be available on university’s eGrove repository MARCH 15, 2024 BY BENITA WHITEHORN Audiovisual holdings in the University of Mississippi’s Department of Archives and Special Collections will be modernized and gain audiences worldwide through a new digitization project. “Here in Archives and Special Collections, we have so many rich resources related to Mississippi […]



Thirteen UM Students’ Projects Selected for Support FEBRUARY 9, 2024 BY TINA H. HAHN/UM DEVELOPMENT The Stamps Impact Prize, a new competitive award program at the University of Mississippi to support undergraduate-initiated, faculty-mentored research and creative achievement projects, has announced its 13 inaugural recipients. The program is the first of its kind in the nation […]

Sydney Lynch

Students Win National Award for Open-Source Intelligence

Open-source intelligence foundation selects university’s security studies center for inaugural honor NOVEMBER 6, 2023 BY CLARA TURNAGE The OSINT Foundation has awarded its inaugural OSINT Product of the Year to a research project conducted by students in the University of Mississippi Center for Intelligence and Security Studies. The OSINT Foundation is a national nonprofit organization […]

Robert Pickenpaugh works in his studio at Pickenpaugh Pottery & Gallery

Callings: Master of Clay

UM alumnus celebrates five decades of creating one-of-a-kind pottery OCTOBER 31, 2023 BY ERIN GARRETT Driving down Main Street in Madison, one might overlook the little tan building that houses Pickenpaugh Pottery & Gallery. To step inside, however, is to be greeted by a colorful array of clay birds, flowers, pots, mugs, mushrooms and more. The […]

Bruce Levingston (left), the Chancellor’s Honors College Artist-in-Residence and holder of the Lester Glenn Fant Chair at the University of Mississippi, was recently honored with a generous gift by Harriet (center) and Warren Stephens (right) of Little Rock, Arkansas. The gift will support the arts and humanities at Ole Miss.

Supporting the Arts and Humanities at UM

Harriet and Warren Stephens Honor UM Artist-in-Residence Bruce Levingston with Gift SEPTEMBER 12, 2023 BY JONATHAN SCOTT/UM DEVELOPMENT A generous gift from Warren and Harriet Stephens through the Warren A. Stephens Trust of Little Rock, Arkansas, honors Bruce Levingston, the Chancellor’s Honors College Artist-in-Residence and holder of the Lester Glenn Fant Chair at the University of Mississippi. […]

art student at Greenfield Farm

Mississippi Artists to Paint Faulkner’s Mule Farm

Public invited to Sept. 17 reception at Greenfield Farm SEPTEMBER 5, 2023 BY ERIN GARRETT Nine artists from across Mississippi will soon converge on what was once William Faulkner’s mule farm to depict the landscape in a “plein air” painting competition. The Sept. 17 event will be held at Greenfield Farm, a 20-acre parcel of […]