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One of the Community Engaged Partnership Development Fund grants awarded this year aims to expand marketing efforts for farmers markets hosted at the university in partnership with the Oxford Community Market organization. Photo by Kevin Bain/Ole Miss Digital Imaging Services

University Supports Community Partnership Projects

Projects range from youth nutrition programs to sustainable farmers market activities FEBRUARY 3, 2023 BY ERIN GARRETT The University of Mississippi has awarded funding to six projects aimed at increasing collaboration between the institution and the Lafayette County and Oxford communities. The Community Engaged Partnership Development Fund grants are awarded by the Division of Diversity […]

Miley Ray

Scholars Gain Transformative Study Abroad Experiences

Global Leadership Circle helps students expand their horizons through travel JANUARY 3, 2023 BY SARAH MAHMOUD Students’ dreams of studying abroad or obtaining a life-changing internship can be difficult to achieve if financial resources are limited, but the Global Leadership Circle is making such dreams possible for University of Mississippi students. Established by the Ole […]

JL & Diane Triplett Holloway

An Education Beyond Campus

Gift helps students study abroad, supports national, international internships DECEMBER 3, 2022 BY BILL DABNEY The donor of a major gift to the University of Mississippi hopes to give students increased exposure to different cultures and people as they navigate opportunities to explore new places and professions, thus building a foundation for success and strengthening […]

Croft scholars 2022

Top Croft Students Awarded Scholarships

Institute celebrates 25 years of supporting international studies majors NOVEMBER 23, 2022 BY ERIN GARRETT Eleven students in the Croft Institute for International Studies received awards from one of the largest and most prestigious scholarship programs at the University of Mississippi. The Croft Scholars, the institute’s most competitive freshmen, are awarded $8,000 per year for […]

Savannah Whittemore

Student Learns Law, Language During Summer Internship

Savannah Whittemore is first UM student to participate in German American Exchange program NOVEMBER 11, 2022 BY SYDNEY PENDER Savannah Whittemore spent her summer like many other law school students across the country: interning for a law firm. But Whittemore’s internship was different, perhaps even life-changing, because of its location. The third-year law student at […]


University Welcomes 13 Stamps Scholars for 2022

New cohort exemplifies academic excellence, leadership and exceptional character NOVEMBER 3, 2022 BY ERIN GARRETT With plans to travel the world, research health disparities and grow a nonprofit organization, incoming freshman Dymond Mitchell is thankful to be named one of 13 new Stamps scholars at the University of Mississippi. “This is so much more than […]

UM students

Largest-Ever Freshman Class Powers Overall Enrollment Growth

Student retention rate climbs to a record high of 89% NOVEMBER 2, 2022 BY ERIN GARRETT Drawn by robust academic programs, outstanding value and dedication to its students, 22,967 students enrolled across the University of Mississippi‘s seven campuses for fall 2022. Powered by a freshman class of 4,480, the largest in university history, total enrollment […]

Fulbright Faculty 2022

Three Professors Land Fulbright Awards

Faculty members will travel to Spain, Morocco, Romania and Israel for innovative research AUGUST 10, 2022 BY STAFF REPORT Three University of Mississippi professors will take their research abroad after receiving 2022-23 Fulbright Scholar awards. Stephen Fafulas, associate professor of modern languages; Kristin Hickman, Croft assistant professor of anthropology and international studies; and Corina L. […]

Brandon Kiplean

Croft Student Lands Study Abroad Experience at Oxford University

UM senior among 10 visiting students at Blackfriars Hall for 2022-23 academic year June 28, 2022 By Erin Garrett As a student at the University of Mississippi, Brandon Kriplean has traveled the world seeking new experiences and learning along the way. This fall, his studies will take him from Oxford, Mississippi, to Oxford University in England. […]

Neely Griggs, Ashleen Williams and Kaitlyn Read, Olivia Jaramillo, Charles Savage and Tyler Caple

Six UM Students Awarded Fulbright Scholarships

Competitive awards allow students to study and conduct research around the world MAY 23, 2022 BY STAFF REPORT In a first for the University of Mississippi, six current or former students have been awarded prestigious Fulbright scholarships for the 2022-23 academic year, which will take them to new challenges and opportunities in countries around the world. Established […]