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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 […]

2024 CLA Awards Ceremony Program Cover

College of Liberal Arts Celebrates Outstanding Accomplishments

Spotlighting stellar students, teachers, staff, retirees, and alumni APRIL 26, 2024 BY STAFF REPORT Students, teachers, staff, retirees, and alumni were honored by the University of Mississippi College of Liberal Arts at a campus celebration on April 25. “The College of Liberal Arts Awards Ceremony celebrates some of the outstanding individuals who make our university […]

Who’s Who and Hall of Fame Ceremony 2024. Photo by Thomas Graning


Selections based on academic achievement, leadership and service APRIL 19, 2024 BY EDWIN SMITH The University of Mississippi has inducted 10 seniors into the 2023-24 Hall of Fame, one of the highest honors given to Ole Miss students, and selected 201 students as its 2023-24 class of Who’s Who Among Students at the University of […]


University Celebrates Community, Employee Service

Annual program recognized achievements in learning, research, scholarship and service APRIL 18, 2024 BY EDWIN SMITH The University of Mississippi recognized accomplishments in community-engaged research, learning, service and scholarship by its students, faculty and staff members on Tuesday (April 16) during the annual Celebration of Service Awards. “Each year, I am always taken aback by […]

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 […]

George Street House, next to the J.D. Williams Library. Photo by Logan Kirkland/Ole Miss Digital Imaging Services

Military Friendly Ranks UM Among Top 10 Schools in the Nation

Advisory council gives UM its highest ranking yet MARCH 27, 2024 The Military Friendly Advisory Council has named the University of Mississippi among the top 10 schools in the nation for military preparedness, an all-time high for Mississippi’s flagship university. Military Friendly ranks colleges and universities across the nation on how well they care for […]

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Weeklong event includes discussions, tours and voter registration The University of Mississippi will commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Freedom Summer Project in Mississippi during the 2024 annual Voting Summit. Scheduled for March 19-23, the event will focus on examining history and registering new voters. Activities include screenings, panel discussions and voter registration drives for […]


A ‘Game Changer’ for Incarcerated Students

Funds Help UM Expand Its Prison-to-College Pipeline’s Services, Staff and Courses FEBRUARY 15, 2024 BY JONATHAN SCOTT/UM DEVELOPMENT A $150,000 grant to the University of Mississippi’s Prison-to-College Pipeline Program (PTCPP) is helping expand course offerings and services to those looking to transform their lives during and after incarceration. The Laughing Gull Foundation, a Durham, North […]

aura Martin, M Partner director and associate director of the Grisham-McLean Institute, says that the university plays the role of an 'anchor institution' in the regional economy. Photo by Srijita Chattopadhyay/Ole Miss Digital Imaging Services

New Phase of Community Partnership Program: Oxford

Projects include outreach to Spanish-speaking community, strengthening food security initiatives FEBRUARY 13, 2024 The University of Mississippi is partnering with the city of Oxford on a new phase of the M Partner program that aims to align university resources with city priorities to improve quality of life for all residents. “The university is grateful to […]