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Grove Scholars Promotes Equity

Investments Sought to Expand Proven UM Program JANUARY 8, 2024 BY TINA H. HAHN/UM DEVELOPMENT The University of Mississippi Grove Scholars program — which helps Mississippians from underrepresented demographic groups earn degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) or health care — is growing in numbers as it enriches lives and makes the state’s […]

Students enrolled in a Study USA course visit Capitol Hill.

Study USA Offers Courses Tied to UM’s 60th Anniversary of Integration

Topics include minorities in health professions, politics of inequality MARCH 10, 2023 BY BENITA WHITEHORN The University of Mississippi‘s Study USA program is offering five intersession courses with themes related to the university’s 60th anniversary of integration. “My vision is for students to understand that what happened here concerning integration isn’t just about the university,” […]

UM Students Receive Early Decision Acceptances to Medical School

University of Mississippi School of Medicine extends welcome to 19 aspiring doctors  DECEMBER 10, 2022 BY STAFF REPORT This autumn, nineteen University of Mississippi students were accepted in the Early Decision Program to the School of Medicine in Jackson. Twelve are in the College of Liberal Arts with eight biological science majors, two biochemistry majors, […]

Kaylee Hillhouse

Student Pursues Passion in Critical Care Nursing

Kaylee Hillhouse completes degrees in allied health studies and nursing to follow her dreams SEPTEMBER 16, 2022 BY PAM STARLING Kaylee Hillhouse, of Pontotoc knew that she wanted her career to make a difference in the lives of others. She also really likes puzzles. “I like working the steps and figuring out how each piece […]

University Honors Three with Frist Awards

Carmen Riggan, Stefan Schulenberg and Sovent Taylor recognized for exceptional student service MAY 7, 2020 BY MITCHELL DIGGS Three University of Mississippi employees who have demonstrated dedication and passion for helping students succeed have been honored with a campuswide award for student service. Carmen Riggan, pre-law adviser and assistant to the dean in the College […]

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 APRIL 22, 2020 BY PAM STARLING Summer vacation and activities will look different this year for high school students around the country. Despite the postponement of traditional summer camps and programs, the University of Mississippi is providing opportunities and scholarships for rising 11th and 12th graders […]

Eva Tatum (left), assistant professor in the UM School of Nursing, shows one of the future simulation labs in the former Intensive Care Unit of Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi to students Piercen Burchfield, Katelyn Hazelgrove and Charles Gill.

Burgeoning School of Nursing Program Increases Reach

Move to South Oxford Center will allow program to admit more students and offer more options FEBRUARY 15, 2019 BY KATE ROYALS Beginning in the fall, the University of Mississippi School of Nursing will expand its footprint in Oxford with a new space and more students. The next cohort of students pursuing the Accelerated Bachelor […]

Andrew Newby (left), assistant director for Veteran and Military Services, speaks with guests at the opening of the Veterans Resource Center. Newby has implemented several new services that have helped Ole Miss rise in the rankings among public institutions for supporting military veteran students. Photo by Thomas Graning

University Recognized for Student Veteran Services, Treatment

Rankings place Ole Miss in top 5 percent nationally for military services DECEMBER 17, 2018 BY JUSTIN WHITMORE The University of Mississippi has been recognized as a top institution for military veteran students for 2019 by both Military Times and College Factual. Military Times ranked Ole Miss among the leaders in student veteran treatment in its […]

Thanks to the support of the Global Leadership Circle, OMWC scholar Catrina Curtis of Nesbit, Mississippi, combined academics and service during her summer abroad in Athens, Greece. Outside of her classes, Curtis volunteered with Syrian refugees through the Athens Salvation Army.

Global Leadership Circle Provides Exceptional Student Experiences

OCTOBER 8, 2018 A number of Ole Miss Women’s Council for Philanthropy (OMWC) scholars enjoyed summer school in way that was anything but typical. For example, University of Mississippi senior political science major Catrina Curtis of Nesbit, Mississippi, combined academics and service during her summer abroad in Athens, Greece — even volunteering with the Athens […]

Taylor Named Director of UM Health Professions Advising Office

Administrator helps students achieve career goals SEPTEMBER 14, 2018 BY JULES COOK Dr. Sovent Taylor has been named director of the University of Mississippi Health Professions Advising Office. The Health Professions Advising Office, located on the third floor of the Martindale Student Services Center, provides information to students pursuing careers as health professionals. In his […]