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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 […]


Akia Sherrod

Meet Our 2022 SREB Scholars!

JANUARY 13, 2023 BY MARGARET SAVOIE FOR THE UM GRADUATE SCHOOL WINTER NEWSLETTER The Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) Doctoral and Dissertation Scholars Program is a program whose primary aim is to encourage more minority Ph.D. students to seek careers as faculty on college campuses. More than one-third of college students in America are people […]


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 […]


alumna Karrye Tynes, MOST Conference coordinator,

High School Seniors Return for MOST Conference Reunion

Students reflect on summer event, anticipate future enrollment NOVEMBER 17, 2022 BY EDWIN B. SMITH Before Dre Patton earned two degrees from the University of Mississippi and was named to the Ole Miss Hall of Fame, he was an attendee at the 2015 Mississippi Outreach to Scholastic Talent, or MOST, conference and a 2019 MOST […]


The 11th Oxford Blues Festival, set for Oct. 6-8, features two Grammy-nominated artists and four Ole Miss faculty members, as well as several other regional and national artists.

Oxford Blues Festival Highlights Local, Regional Talent

UM Professors, Local and National Artists to Perform at Blues Festival OCTOBER 3, 2022 BY CLARA TURNAGE When office hours are over, some professors don’t hit the books – they hit the stage. Four such University of Mississippi professors are among the 18 bands scheduled to play during the 11th Oxford Blues Festival, which runs […]


Psychology professors Hales & Wellman

Psychologists Recognized by International Organization

Andrew Hales and Joseph Wellman honor for social science research SEPTEMBER 21, 2022 BY STAFF REPORT The Society of Experimental Social Psychology has named University of Mississippi psychology professors Andrew H. Hales and Joseph D. Wellman as 2022 SESP fellows. SESP is a leading international professional organization dedicated to advancing experimental social psychological research. The […]


Dr. Hales

UM Psychologist Recognized by International Organization

Advancing Research Impacts Field and Society AUGUST 29, 2022 BY STAFF REPORT Andrew H. Hales, an assistant professor of psychology at the University of Mississippi, was recently named a Fellow of the Society of Experimental Social Psychology (SESP), a leading international professional organization dedicated to the advancement of experimental social psychological research. “I congratulate Dr. […]


Carey Dowling

Campus Educators Selected as Inaugural WOW! Faculty Fellows

New workshops and learning communities to create vibrant online courses offered this fall AUGUST 26, 2022 BY PAM STARLING Teaching online can be a process of continually exploring and adapting to evolving digital options, as well as understanding the needs of students. Three University of Mississippi faculty members plan to address these areas this academic […]


A group of visiting students learn about James Meredith and his legacy at the university’s Civil Rights Monument. Photo by Robert Jordan/Ole Miss Digital Imaging Services

UM Awards Achieving Equity Grants

More than $56,000 awarded for seven proposals aimed at advancing diversity and inclusion AUGUST 23, 2022 BY EDWIN B. SMITH Following a rigorous and competitive application process, seven University of Mississippi investigator teams have been awarded internal funding for proposals aimed at advancing institutional diversity and inclusion. The Achieving Equity Grants Program was introduced in […]


Joseph Wellman

UM Psychologist Named Fellow of International Organization

Advancing Research Impacts Field and Society AUGUST 18, 2022 BY STAFF REPORT Joseph D. Wellman, an assistant professor of psychology at the University of Mississippi, was recently named a Fellow of the Society of Experimental Social Psychology (SESP), a leading international professional organization dedicated to the advancement of experimental social psychological research. “I congratulate Dr. […]