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2022-23 inductees to the university’s student Hall of Fame

Get to Know the 2022-23 Hall of Fame Inductees

Honorees lauded for leadership, service and academic achievement APRIL 18, 2023 BY EDWIN B. SMITH Ten University of Mississippi seniors have been inducted into the university’s 2022-23 Hall of Fame, one of the highest honors given to UM students. Inductees were selected by a committee in accordance with policy developed by the Associated Student Body. […]

Madeleine Dotson

UM Junior Madeleine Dotson Named Truman Scholar

Honors student chosen for coveted national scholarship APRIL 12, 2023 BY ERIN GARRETT An ordinary day turned extraordinary for Madeleine Dotson this week, as she was congratulated by University of Mississippi Chancellor Glenn Boyce for becoming the institution’s 18th Truman Scholar. Winners were formally announced Wednesday (April 12) by the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation. […]

Chancellor Glenn Boyce (center) takes a selfie

UM Readies for Fourth Annual Giving Day

Online event seeks to strengthen programs, bolster ongoing capital campaign MARCH 30, 2023 BY TINA H. HAHN Giving Day 2023 at the University of Mississippi, April 4-5, will bring together students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends to support academic and outreach programs through an online, social media-driven campaign. “Our alumni and friends are incredibly generous and […]

Jackson Water Crisis

Panel to Discuss Jackson Water Crisis

Wednesday event held in celebration of World Water Day MARCH 21, 2023 BY ERIN GARRETT For many, it is unfathomable to think of going without access to water. It is a basic necessity and, arguably, a human right. For more than 150,000 Jackson residents, however, the unfathomable became reality last summer when the city’s water […]

Economics major Camron Cross

Sophomore Takes On ‘New Challenge’ in Washington, D.C.

Economics student interning with congressman, studying at George Mason University MARCH 16, 2023 BY CLARA TURNAGE University of Mississippi sophomore Camron Cross is learning the ropes of politics in the nation’s capital firsthand this semester as he lives, works and studies in Washington, D.C., as part of The Fund for American Studies program. Cross, an […]

2022 E-Sports Egg Bowl. Photo by Thomas Graning/Ole Miss Digital Imaging Services

University Invests in the Future and Business of Esports

Esports program delivers $95,000 in scholarships to new recruits, players MARCH 13, 2023 BY CLARA TURNAGE With the awarding of $95,000 in scholarships this semester to new students, the University of Mississippi has invested in not just the game, but in the career path of esports.   John McDermott, director of esports programs, awarded 12 recruits […]

UM Student Named Truman Scholar Finalist

Triple major seeks to solve international social, environmental problems FEBRUARY 27, 2023 BY ERIN GARRETT From Morocco to Japan, Madeleine Dotson has traveled the world studying issues related to disaster relief, sustainability and climate change. The junior Arabic, economics and political science major at the University of Mississippi has been selected as a finalist for […]

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Clarion Ledger: Economist Garrett Scott on Electric Car Bill

In the article Electric vehicle manufacturers seek to kill bill moving through Mississippi legislature by Wicker Perlis in the January 27, 2023 Mississippi Clarion Ledger, Garrett Scott, assistant professor of economics at the University of Mississippi, said barring electric car companies from operating in the state seems to go against traditional views of economic best […]

Joshua Hendrickson

Reuters: Keep an Eye on the Money Supply

U.S. inflation roller coaster prompts fresh look at long-ignored money supply JANUARY 26, 2023 BY MICHAEL S. DERBY FOR REUTERS NEW YORK – The amount of money sloshing around the U.S. economy shrank last year for the first time on record, a development that some economists believe bolsters the case for U.S. inflation pressures continuing […]

Jakob Anseman

TEDxUniversityofMississippi Speakers Look to Face Forward

Eight speakers set for Feb. 23 event JANUARY 23, 2023 BY STAFF REPORT With the goal of sharing ideas worth spreading, TEDxUniversityofMississippi will host its eighth annual event at 7 p.m. Feb. 23 in the Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts. Attendees will enjoy an evening of music, art and thought-provoking, short talks […]