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The University of Mississippi’s Flagship Constellations initiative has awarded four new seed grants through its Community Wellbeing Constellation. Photo by Robert Jordan/Ole Miss Digital Imaging Services

Community Wellbeing Initiative Unveils New Seed Grants

Flagship Constellation grants promote state tourism, childhood health, more MAY 27, 2019 BY SHEA STEWART Helping create an Ida B. Wells Commemorative Tour in Holly Springs and exploring the therapeutic use of vocal training in older adults are projects being funded through a new round of seed grants from the University of Mississippi‘s Flagship Constellations initiative. […]


The UM Graduate Student Council Research Fund has awarded $1,000 grants to 21 students to support their research and creative projects over the coming year. Photo by Robert Jordan/Ole Miss

Graduate Students Receive Grants for Research Efforts

Competitive awards help burgeoning researchers learn critical skills, develop projects MAY 20, 2019 BY SHEA STEWART Twenty-one University of Mississippi graduate students have been awarded Graduate Student Council Research Fund grants to support their research, study and creative scholarship. The $1,000 competitive research grants, funded by the UM Graduate School and Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, are […]


Andrew Mellon Foundation Recognizes Invisible Histories Project

IHP-Mississippi satellite project lauded for oral history research MAY 15, 2019 by REBECCA LAUCK CLEARY The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has recognized the work of several University of Mississippi partners through a $300,000 grant supporting the collection, preservation, future research and accessibility of LGBTQ history in Alabama, Mississippi and Georgia. The grant went to the […]


Following Precedent

Journey to Commencement: Twins Katherine and Michael Farese become eighth and ninth family graduates of UM School of Law MAY 10, 2019 BY CHRISTINA STEUBE Twin siblings Katherine and Michael Farese have always been close, so it was no surprise that they wanted to continue their education together.Since both siblings knew they would pursue a […]


Jacob Ferguson

Discovering a New Confidence

Journey to Commencement: Ole Miss First provides Jacob Ferguson path to pursue writing career MAY 9, 2019  BY MARY STANTON KNIGHT Pontotoc native Jacob Ferguson best describes his four years at the University of Mississippi in a single word: incredible. “I have found a better understanding of myself because I’ve been able to pursue things […]


Four UM Students Named Fulbright Finalists

Record group includes two headed for Spain, others bound for Germany and Czech Republic MAY 7, 2019 BY EDWIN B. SMITH Four University of Mississippi students soon will study in Spain, Germany and the Czech Republic, thanks to the 2019 Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Zachary Gill, a senior linguistics, Spanish and classics major from Saucier, […]


The annual Oxford Pride Parade is one of the feature events of Oxford Pride Week, regularly drawing more than 200 participants and a crowd of more than 1,000. This year’s parade is set for 2 p.m. May 4.

Fourth Annual Oxford Pride Week Begins April 28

Expanded event to feature alumni reunion, community picnic, parade APRIL 24, 2019 BY JUSTIN WHITMORE The fourth annual Oxford Pride Week is coming to Oxford April 28-May 5, featuring a variety of events, including some old favorites and some new features throughout the city and University of Mississippi campus. This year’s event, organized by the Sarah Isom Center for Women […]


Meet Kelly Houston, April’s Staff Member of the Month

APRIL 18, 2019 BY INSIDE OLE MISS Kelly Houston, administrative coordinator for the Arch Dalrymple III Department of History, has been selected as Staff Council’s Staff Member of the Month for April. To help us get to know her better, she answered a few questions for Inside Ole Miss. IOM: How long have you worked at […]


UM graduate students discuss their work and results at the ninth annual Research Symposium, which featured topics ranging from termite species in the southern Appalachians to food security among rural Mississippi parents.

Graduate Researchers Take on the World

UM symposium showcases student research APRIL 16, 2019 BY SHEA STEWART More than 50 graduate students at the University of Mississippi presented their research during the ninth annual Research Symposium, discussing topics ranging from termite species in the southern Appalachians to food security among rural Mississippi parents. Presented by the UM Graduate Student Council and held at The Inn at […]


UM Faculty Travel Across Southeast for Collaborations

Ten faculty members participate in SEC Faculty Travel Program DECEMBER 13, 2018 BY SHEA STEWART Ten University of Mississippi faculty members are taking part in the SEC Faculty Travel Program this academic year, joining more than 100 fellow faculty members from other Southeastern Conference institutions. Established in 2012 by the SEC provosts, the program provides financial assistance from […]