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University Celebrates Community, Employee Service

Annual program recognized achievements in learning, research, scholarship and service APRIL 18, 2024 BY EDWIN SMITH The University of Mississippi recognized accomplishments in community-engaged research, learning, service and scholarship by its students, faculty and staff members on Tuesday (April 16) during the annual Celebration of Service Awards. “Each year, I am always taken aback by […]

Greta Koshenina combines a lifelong interest in science with her University of Mississippi studies in classics and Southern studies to help the University Museum broaden its archive and programs for visitors. Photo by Peter Muvunyi

Past Meets Present for Museum Project Manager

Greta Koshenina combines passions for ancient Rome and the modern South APRIL 16, 2024 Like most 18-year-olds, Greta Koshenina came to the University of Mississippi unclear of what she wanted to do with her life. But through her studies in the College of Liberal Arts and at the Center for the Study of Southern Culture, […]

Lyle Tobin

Goldwater Scholars Set Sights on Biomedical Research

Engineering major and biology, classics and biochemistry triple major receive coveted awards APRIL 4, 2024 Two University of Mississippi students have been recognized as Goldwater Scholars for their dedication to pursuing biomedical research. George Taylor, a junior biomedical engineering major, and Lyle Tobin, a junior biology, classics and biochemistry triple major, are the university’s 25th […]

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 […]

Sydney Lynch, an Ole Miss junior art history and classics major from Long Island, New York

CISS Students Publish Intelligence on Montenegro Debt Traps

Students study question, ‘What happens if Montenegro defaults on debt to China?’ in new research AUGUST 8, 2023 BY CLARA TURNAGE Five University of Mississippi students contributed research to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s Tearline Project, an open-source intelligence platform created to expand analytic outreach with outside groups and encourage in-depth understanding of various topics for […]

Recent Acquisitions

Decade of Donated, Community-Funded Work on Display at UM Museum

‘Recent Acquisitions’ exhibit highlights breadth, variety of art collection MAY 24, 2023 BY CLARA TURNAGE The University of Mississippi Museum‘s newest installation, “Recent Acquisitions,” highlights the varied and expansive collection of artworks that have been donated or funded by the community in the last 10 years. Among the selected works are wood carvings, watercolor and […]

St. Amant family

St. Amants Envision Covering Study-Abroad Expenses

Couple’s Gift Establishes Endowments Honoring Beloved Family Members MAY 19, 2023 BY BILL DABNEY Two new endowments at the University of Mississippi stand as perpetual tributes to a beloved grandmother and as testaments to her grandchildren’s UM experiences. With a $100,000 gift, Gabriella and Marshall St. Amant of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, established the Dr. Carmen […]

Journey to Commencement—Taking a Novel Approach

Annabelle Harris’ love of classics and English shape honors thesis and her future. MAY 10, 2023 BY ABIGAIL MARTIN All the graduates who cross the stages of the University of Mississippi this weekend get a handshake and a degree, but Annabelle Harris concludes her time on campus with something potentially far more significant: the first […]

Molly Pasco-Pranger and Kristen Randle

Visiting Classics Professor to Discuss UM Exhibition

Wayne State University scholar to lecture about 14 Black Classicists project OCTOBER 31, 2022 BY EDWIN B. SMITH The photographs and biographies of 14 prominent Black classicists are on display at the University of Mississippi and will be celebrated with a guest lecture on Nov. 3. Michele Valerie Ronnick, distinguished professor of classics at Wayne […]

acqueline DiBiasie-Sammons (left) and Ole Miss student Anne Acevedo search a wall for traces of ancient graffiti using a flashlight during a trip to Pompeii in 2019. The professor’s presentation of 'A Day in Ancient Pompeii' was selected by TED for global broadcast. Submitted photo

Professor’s Study of Ancient Graffiti Gets Worldwide Audience

Jacqueline DiBiasie-Sammons’ research on ancient Pompeii featured on TED, awarded NEH funding JULY 13, 2022 BY EDWIN B. SMITH A University of Mississippi professor’s research into ancient Pompeii is enjoying recognition on global and local scales. Jacqueline DiBiasie-Sammons’ talk, “A Walk Around Ancient Pompeii,” is being broadcast to the world this month through the popular […]