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Nathan Hammer


Nathan Hammer’s work has been cited hundreds of times around the world MAY 13, 2024 The University of Mississippi recognized chemistry professor Nathan Hammer for his exceptional teaching, research, creativity and service during the 2024 spring faculty meeting. Hammer, who received the Distinguished Research and Creative Achievement Award on Friday (May 10) in Fulton Chapel, is the Margaret […]

Dr. Fafulas

Inaugural Faculty Laureate Hopes to Help Bilingual Mississippians

UM professor hopes to bolster, support bilingual education in Mississippi APRIL 2, 2024 The Magnolia State has become a new destination for Latino communities, but a University of Mississippi professor said there’s more work needed to bridge the gap between native Spanish speakers and other Mississippians. Stephen Fafulas, associate professor of Spanish and linguistics, plans […]

Tracy Case Koslowski, associate director of the UM Intensive English Program, has been selected by the U.S. Department of State for a six-week English language specialist virtual project. She plans to work with a team to design webinars to help English educators in the vicinity of Chengdu, China, incorporate critical thinking skill instruction into their courses. Photo by Thomas Graning/Ole Miss Digital Imaging Services

Program Director, Education Professor Honored for Student Support

Tracy Case Koslowski, Andy Cheng named as recipients of 2024 Frist Award APRIL 30, 2024 Two University of Mississippi employees are being honored for caring service to students that goes well beyond their campus responsibilities. Qiang “Andy” Cheng, associate professor of elementary education, and Tracy Case Koslowski, associate director of the Intensive English Program, are […]

Boren Scholars 2024

Record Boren Cohort Seeks New Opportunities to Learn Languages

Students to study unique languages such as Wolof, Swahili APRIL 25, 2024 Ten University of Mississippi students have been awarded David L. Boren scholarships from the National Security Education Program, the most ever in a single year at UM. The recipients are: international studies majors Landon Bradley, of Laurel; Binta Fadiga, of Cleveland; Lee Holmes, […]

Dean Lee M. Cohen (left), BAR attendees, Kirsten Dellinger, and Val Ross.

Celebrating Excellence and Achievement

Building connections at the second College Black Alumni Reunion event BY STAFF REPORT Dean Lee M. Cohen welcomed the 2024 Black Alumni Reunion attendees from the University of Mississippi College of Liberal Arts at a reception in Ventress Hall with faculty and staff. “This was the second time the College of Liberal Arts has hosted […]

UM professor Stephen Fafulas is continuing his study of Spanish dialects in the Loreto area of the Peruvian Amazon this summer, thanks to a National Endowment for the Humanities stipend. He is using data he collected during a 2011 visit to the region. Submitted photo

University Names Inaugural Faculty Laureates

Mississippi Lab project encourages creativity, outreach among faculty APRIL 16, 2024 A faculty jury has chosen Stephen Fafulas, associate professor of Spanish and linguistics, and Amanda Winburn, associate professor of leadership and counselor education, as the first two honorees in an innovative new program designed to introduce the state to the creative faculty who research […]

Emmie Burgess

Women’s Council Program Helps Students’ Dreams Come True

Global Leadership Circle funds ‘experience of a lifetime’ FEBRUARY 14, 2024 For about as long as she can remember, Emmie Burgess, an Ole Miss Women’s Council for Philanthropy scholar at the University of Mississippi, has dreamed of traveling to Italy, a nation that historians have long considered one of the cradles of Western civilization. “I’ve […]



Thirteen UM Students’ Projects Selected for Support FEBRUARY 9, 2024 BY TINA H. HAHN/UM DEVELOPMENT The Stamps Impact Prize, a new competitive award program at the University of Mississippi to support undergraduate-initiated, faculty-mentored research and creative achievement projects, has announced its 13 inaugural recipients. The program is the first of its kind in the nation […]

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 […]