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Modern Languages

Sophie Husslein, an anthropology and German major, worked on a proposal titled ‘Archaeological Analysis of an Early Mississippian Frontier Structure in Southwestern Virginia’ as part of the UM Summer Undergraduate Research Experience.

UM Program Opens Doors to Undergraduate Research, Creative Achievement

Eleven students complete fellowships through summer research program AUGUST 28, 2020 BY SHEA STEWART From exploring new melanoma detection methods to analyzing early Mississippian frontier structures, 11 University of Mississippi undergraduate students advanced their research and creative achievement pursuits this summer thanks to a university fellowship program. As fellows of the Summer Undergraduate Research Experience […]


UM officials who traveled to Taiwan to complete an agreement with Chung Cheng University included (from left) Provost Noel Wilkin; Donald L. Dyer, College of Liberal Arts associate dean for faculty and academic affairs; Lee Cohen, dean of the College of Liberal Arts; Daniel E. O’Sullivan, chair of the Department of Modern Languages; Blair McElroy, the university’s senior international officer and director of study abroad; and Henrietta Yang, associate professor of Chinese and co-director of the Chinese Flagship Language Program. Submitted photo

University Keeps Producing ‘Global Citizens’ Despite COVID-19

Taiwanese partnership helps equip tomorrow’s military officers with language skills, cultural knowledge August 25, 2020 by Michael Newsom A masked-up mission to Taiwan earlier this year, just before COVID-19 shut down much of the world, has allowed the University of Mississippi to continue offering opportunities for students to learn Chinese and soak up regional culture […]


Administrators from the Stamps Scholars program visit Oxford to meet with UM officials and congratulate the Stamps Class of 2020. Photo by Bill Dabney/UM Foundation

New Stamps Scholars Make It 19 for ’20

UM welcomes nation’s second-largest freshman cohort of prestigious scholarship recipients August 25, 2020 by Edwin B. Smith With the arrival of 19 incoming freshmen, the Stamps Scholars Program at the University of Mississippi is setting records for growth. UM is the only university in Mississippi and only one of six Southeastern Conference schools that awards […]


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University Spotlights Service with Sullivan Awards

Five recipients honored for outstanding community involvement, support for others APRIL 30, 2020 BY EDWIN B. SMITH Several University of Mississippi faculty, staff and students were honored recently in celebration of their service within the LOU community and beyond. The annual Algernon Sydney Sullivan Awards were presented by the university’s Division of Diversity and Community […]


Two International Studies Students Named Boren Scholars

Arabic and Chinese Flagship students selected for prestigious award APRIL 29, 2020 BY EDWIN B. SMITH Two students in the University of Mississippi‘s Croft Institute for International Studies are among the latest recipients of the prestigious David L. Boren Scholarship from the National Security Exchange Program. Gabe Menchaca, of Huntsville, Alabama, has been accepted into […]


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 […]


UM sophomore Londyn Lorenz poses for a publicity photo with legendary host Alex Trebek on the set of ‘Jeopardy!’ during the Jeopardy! College Challenge. Photo courtesy Jeopardy Productions Inc.

Student Advances to Semis in ‘Jeopardy!’ Competition

Londyn Lorenz delivers strong performance in first round of college championship APRIL 13, 2020 BY JB CLARK University of Mississippi sophomore Londyn Lorenz skated through the first round of the Jeopardy! College Championship Thursday (April 9), securing her spot in the semifinals and $10,000 in prize money. Though her competitors got off to a fast start, […]


UM sophomore Londyn Lorenz poses for a publicity photo with legendary host Alex Trebek on the set of ‘Jeopardy!’ during the Jeopardy! College Challenge. Photo courtesy Jeopardy Productions Inc.

Lifetime Passion for Quizzes Lands UM Sophomore on ‘Jeopardy!’

Londyn Lorenz crosses one off the bucket list with quiz show appearance MARCH 30, 2020 BY JB CLARK Londyn Lorenz will be the first University of Mississippi student to participate in the yearly Jeopardy! College Championship when her episode airs April 8. For Lorenz, this moment on the silver screen was long in the making. Even as […]


Fifth Annual TEDx Event Set for Feb. 29

Experts on politics, heart disease prevention, music and more to speak at Ford Center February 24, 2020 by Meredith Foster The fifth annual TEDxUniversityofMississippi conference is slated for Saturday (Feb. 29) at the Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts, bringing together a diverse group of speakers on topics such as politics, race in […]


Dinorah Sapp Selected by U.S. Department of State for Prestigious English Language Teaching Fellowship

FEBRUARY 7, 2020 The U.S. Department of State announced the selection of Dinorah Sapp, lecturer in the Intensive English Program at the University of Mississippi, for a 10-month fellowship project training English language teachers in Chile at the Binational Center (BNC) in Santiago. Sapp is one of only 200 U.S. citizens selected for the 2019-2020 […]