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Praveen Kolimi, a doctoral student in pharmaceutical sciences, is using his grant to continue his research into the topical application of itraconazole in skin cancer treatment. Submitted photo

Graduate Students Awarded Grants to Fund Further Research

Program also helps participants gain critical grant-writing skills JUNE 23, 2020 BY SHEA STEWART Sixteen University of Mississippi graduate students are continuing their exploration into research and creative scholarship pursuits such as Alzheimer’s disease, skin cancer and young adult literature in Mississippi classrooms as recent recipients of Graduate Student Council Research Grants. The students each […]

Coming Full Circle

New Women’s Council scholarship benefits UM nursing students MAY 20, 2020 BY LEXIE HARPER In a way, Stephanie Barrett’s life has come full circle. Raised in Starkville by her widowed mother, with help from her maternal uncle and both grandmothers – strong and dedicated family members who became role models while supporting her financially – […]

University Honors Three with Frist Awards

Carmen Riggan, Stefan Schulenberg and Sovent Taylor recognized for exceptional student service MAY 7, 2020 BY MITCHELL DIGGS Three University of Mississippi employees who have demonstrated dedication and passion for helping students succeed have been honored with a campuswide award for student service. Carmen Riggan, pre-law adviser and assistant to the dean in the College […]

Six Freshmen Receive ODK Leadership Awards

Prestigious honor recognizes outstanding skills and community involvement MAY 5, 2020 BY EDWIN B. SMITH Six University of Mississippi students are recipients of the annual Omicron Delta Kappa Freshman Leadership Awards. The honors were created in 2010 to identify and recognize outstanding freshman leaders and community servants. Although the society was unable to present this […]

2019-20 Hall of Fame

Ten Seniors Named 2019-20 UM Hall of Fame Inductees

UM students honored for service, achievement and potential for success APRIL 24, 2020 BY EDWIN B. SMITH Ten University of Mississippi seniors have been inducted into the university’s 2019-20 Hall of Fame, one of the highest honors afforded to students at UM. The inductees were selected by a committee in accordance with policy developed by […]

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 […]

Many members of the Ole Miss community are sharing advice, well wishes and bits of wisdom to help others get through these times of isolation and stress.

17 Inspirational Messages from Ole Miss with Love

APRIL 3, 2020 BY MICHAEL NEWSOM Charles de Gaulle, quotable French statesman and army officer, once said, “Faced with crisis, the man of character falls back on himself. He imposes his own stamp of action, takes responsibility for it, makes it his own.” Social media, always abuzz with inspirational quotes like the one from de […]

Matthew Reysen, UM associate professor of psychology, has been named the 2020 Elsie M. Hood Outstanding Teacher of the Year. Photo by Robert Jordan/Ole Miss

Psychology Professor Honored with Elsie M. Hood Teaching Award

Matthew Reysen known as a ‘passionate and dedicated’ teacher APRIL 7, 2020 BY ABIGAIL MEISEL A dedicated University of Mississippi psychology professor lauded by his peers for instilling a passion in his students, Matthew Reysen has been named winner of the 2020 Elsie M. Hood Outstanding Teacher Award. An associate professor in the Department of […]

Staying Positive During a Pandemic

UM psychology and disaster studies professor charts a course through the turmoil MARCH 31, 2020 BY ABIGAIL MEISEL With alarming statistics and bad news about the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic dominating network news, social media and even advertising, many people might struggle to maintain a positive outlook. But it is possible to cope and maintain a […]

Stephanie Miller

Preventing Panic in Preschoolers

UM psychologist offers tips on talking to small children about COVID-19 MARCH 24, 2020 BY ABIGAIL MEISEL Many children may be confused and frightened about the COVID-19 pandemic, but parents can do a lot to help children cope and stay safe during the outbreak, a University of Mississippi psychology professor advises. Stephanie Miller is also […]