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Sydney Lynch

Students Win National Award for Open-Source Intelligence

Open-source intelligence foundation selects university’s security studies center for inaugural honor NOVEMBER 6, 2023 BY CLARA TURNAGE The OSINT Foundation has awarded its inaugural OSINT Product of the Year to a research project conducted by students in the University of Mississippi Center for Intelligence and Security Studies. The OSINT Foundation is a national nonprofit organization […]

Miral al-Tahawy

The Art of Sorrow Is Topic of University’s 62nd Longest Lecture

Celebrated writer to discuss love poetry NOVEMBER 6, 2023 BY STAFF WRITER Award-winning Egyptian creative writer Miral al-Tahawy will present “The Art of Sorrow: On Collecting Bedouin Women’s Love Poetry” for the University of Mississippi Department of Modern Languages 62nd annual Christopher Longest Lecture. The event is scheduled for Monday, November 13 at 6 o’clock pm in […]

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Isom Center Fellowship Supports Innovative Research

Program encourages connecting gender and sexuality across academic disciplines AUGUST 15, 2023 BY CLARA TURNAGE Eight University of Mississippi faculty members have been named Sarah Isom Center for Women and Gender Studies fellows for the 2023-25 cohort. The two-year fellowship provides $4,500 per year to support recipients’ research. The initiative is a particular boon to younger faculty members seeking […]

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Summer Language Institute Welcomes 74 High School Students

Intensive Chinese program draws record number of rising juniors and seniors JULY 24, 2023 BY CLARA TURNAGE Dozens of high school students have flocked to the University of Mississippi this summer for the second annual Summer Language Institute, a rigorous training program for young language learners.  The program, which began in 2022, allows rising high […]

Carmen Sanchis-Sinisterra

Spanish Instructor Chosen for Engaged Scholars Initiative

Carmen Sanchis-Sinisterra among 2023-24 cohort for Campus Compact JULY 16, 2023 BY EDWIN B. SMITH Campus Compact has selected a University of Mississippi Spanish professor as part of its 2023-24 Engaged Scholars Initiative cohort. Carmen Sanchis-Sinisterra, instructional assistant professor of Spanish, is among 14 faculty and community engagement professionals from across the country selected by […]

UM students (front, from left) Henri Long, Grace Azordegan and Bryce Barrett and (back, from left) Cooper Carrico, Megan Hughes, Miranda Tate and Morgan Whited wait for the premiere of 'Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny' at the Cannes Film Festival. Submitted photo

Students Interact with Film Royalty at Cannes

Group walks red carpet, screens compelling and diverse range of films JUNE 19, 2023 BY ERIN GARRETT Eight University of Mississippi students walked among the stars at the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France, last month. “Cannes is the biggest and most well-known film festival in the world, and I still can’t believe that I […]

he Department of Naval Science has awarded Midshipman Holland Morris, a recent Ole Miss graduate, with the Martha Lyles Award for Leadership by Example. Submitted photo

Student Receives Award for Excellence in Leadership

Naval science department named award after longtime former staff member JUNE 4, 2023 BY CLARA TURNAGE Before she crossed the graduation stage in May, University of Mississippi senior and future Marine Corps officer Holland Morris received an award that hasn’t been given in more than 10 years. Morris is the recipient of the Martha Lyles […]

Alex Mobley

Oxford Student Makes Voter Registration Honor Roll

Alex Mobley among 175 recognized nationally for efforts and success JUNE 2, 2023 BY EDWIN B. SMITH The ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge has named University of Mississippi sophomore Alex Mobley to its 2023 Student Voting Honor Roll for his efforts to register new voters. The Chinese and mathematics major from Oxford is among 175 […]

Manuel Campbell

UM Students Win Boren Awards

Awardees to study critical languages overseas for one year JUNE 1, 2023 BY ERIN GARRETT The National Security Education Program has offered five University of Mississippi students coveted David L. Boren Scholarships. Manuel Campbell, of Jackson; Samantha Fabian, of Omaha, Nebraska; Sarah Hall, of Madison; and Susan Soh, of Houston, Texas, have been named Boren […]

Caroline Leonard

Student Named Campus Compact 2023 Newman Fellow

Junior Caroline Leonard chosen for prestigious yearlong fellowship MAY 9, 2023 BY CLARA TURNAGE University of Mississippi junior Caroline Leonard will spend the next year learning how to make large-scale positive change in the world as one of the 2023 cohort of Campus Compact’s Newman Civic Fellows. Leonard, a junior majoring in Arabic and international […]