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Andrew Donnelly & Ryan Parsons (right)

New Faculty Members Bring New Perspectives on Studying the South

Andrew Donnelly and Ryan Parsons spent time on campus before joining faculty SEPTEMBER 25, 2022 BY REBECCA LAUCK CLEARY Thomas Wolfe wrote that you can’t go home again, but perhaps it is possible to return to a college campus after a few years away. New University of Mississippi faculty members Andrew Donnelly and Ryan Parsons […]


Psychology professors Hales & Wellman

Psychologists Recognized by International Organization

Andrew Hales and Joseph Wellman honor for social science research SEPTEMBER 21, 2022 BY STAFF REPORT The Society of Experimental Social Psychology has named University of Mississippi psychology professors Andrew H. Hales and Joseph D. Wellman as 2022 SESP fellows. SESP is a leading international professional organization dedicated to advancing experimental social psychological research. The […]


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 Going,” features Ole Miss students describing their personal […]


Eden Tanner, a chemistry professor who is studying ways to improve the delivery of drugs where they are needed in the body, will discuss her work during the first Oxford Science Cafe of the fall. Submitted photo

Effective Drug Delivery Topic for Hybrid Oxford Science Cafe

Biochemistry professor to discuss potential for ionic liquids to target therapies SEPTEMBER 14, 2022 BY EDWIN B. SMITH A University of Mississippi professor will discuss the effective delivery of drugs during the first Oxford Science Cafe of the fall semester. The talk is scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday (Sept. 20) at Heartbreak Coffee’s downtown location. […]


UM music professor George Worlasi Kwasi Dor (left) receives a citation presented by Adwoa Arhine (center), head of the Department of Music in the University of Ghana School of Performing Arts, and Benjamin Amakye-Boateng, a lecturer in the department. Submitted photo

Music Professor Honored as Musical Icon in Ghana

George W.K. Dor lauded for contributions to Ghanian music and culture SEPTEMBER 13, 2022 BY EDWIN B. SMITH This summer, George Worlasi Kwasi Dor visited his home country of Ghana as a renowned music professor at the University of Mississippi. He returned as an icon. The University of Ghana’s School of Performing Arts named Dor […]


Joseph Holland visits the Western Wall in Jerusalem this summer. Submitted photo

Professor Uses Israel Fellowship to Sharpen Insights for Students

Joseph ‘Jody’ Holland participated in summer Faculty Fellowship Program SEPTEMBER 9, 2022 BY EDWIN B. SMITH A University of Mississippi professor spent part of his summer getting to know the ins and outs of Israeli politics and culture. Joseph “Jody” Holland, associate professor of public policy leadership, was among 33 U.S. professors and researchers who […]


Biologist, Students Promote Research on Sustainable Ecotourism

Team leads workshop for international scientists, industry experts SEPTEMBER 7, 2022 BY ERIN GARRETT Ecotourism is a billion-dollar industry that gives travel enthusiasts an intimate look at the world’s most breathtaking natural environments. While ecotourism is often thought to be synonymous with sustainable travel, its recent growth in popularity could have a negative impact on […]


Chemistry professor Ryan Fortenberry is gaining new insights into how inorganic molecules help dust and small particles in space come together to eventually form planets. Photo by Thomas Graning/Ole Miss Digital Imaging Services

UM Research Focuses on Planet Formation

Astrochemist studies molecules that could create planet-building blocks AUGUST 31, 2022 BY ERIN GARRETT Carbon is the go-to element when studying molecules in space. It is necessary for life, easy to study and forms unusually strong bonds with other atoms. With more than 90 other naturally occurring elements in the periodic table, however, a University […]


Dr. Hales

UM Psychologist Recognized by International Organization

Advancing Research Impacts Field and Society AUGUST 29, 2022 BY STAFF REPORT Andrew H. Hales, an assistant professor of psychology at the University of Mississippi, was recently named a Fellow of the Society of Experimental Social Psychology (SESP), a leading international professional organization dedicated to the advancement of experimental social psychological research. “I congratulate Dr. […]


Colby Kullman was a collector of both things and of friends. "He touched thousands and thousands, always remembered who helped and supported him, and he always gave back," said Richard Herzog, of his father, pictured here in his home office.

He Lifted as He Climbed

UM Community Remembers Professor Emeritus Colby H. Kullman AUGUST 29, 2022 BY MARY S. KNIGHT To his friends and family, University of Mississippi professor emeritus Colby H. Kullman, who died on Aug. 9, was a one-of-a-kind human being who touched the lives of thousands of students during his tenure in the Department of English. “He […]