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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 – […]


The university will host a live, virtual celebratory event for graduates, family and friends at noon Saturday (May 9). Photo by Kevin Bain/Ole Miss Digital Imaging Services

UM Hosting Live, Virtual Event Saturday to Honor Class of 2020

Students, family, friends encouraged to join in celebrating Ole Miss students during event MAY 6, 2020 BY EMMA GADDY The University of Mississippi will host a live, virtual celebratory event for graduates, family and friends at noon Saturday (May 9). The event will be livestreamed and will feature remarks from Chancellor Glenn Boyce, Provost Noel […]


Students Recognized for Commitment to University

Columns Society members presented annual awards for dedication APRIL 28, 2020 BY STAFF REPORT University of Mississippi students have been honored as part of their affiliation with the Columns Society to recognize their commitment to serving the institution. Members of the Columns Society serve as the official hosts and hostesses for the university, and each […]


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 […]


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University Spotlights Service with Sullivan Awards

Five recipients honored for outstanding community involvement, support for others APRIL 30, 2020 BY EDWIN B. SMITH Several University of Mississippi faculty, staff and students were honored recently in celebration of their service within the LOU community and beyond. The annual Algernon Sydney Sullivan Awards were presented by the university’s Division of Diversity and Community […]


Two International Studies Students Named Boren Scholars

Arabic and Chinese Flagship students selected for prestigious award APRIL 29, 2020 BY EDWIN B. SMITH Two students in the University of Mississippi‘s Croft Institute for International Studies are among the latest recipients of the prestigious David L. Boren Scholarship from the National Security Exchange Program. Gabe Menchaca, of Huntsville, Alabama, has been accepted into […]


UM music professor Micah Everett plays several instruments for his arrangement of ‘Rolling Thunder’ that is part of the department’s ‘Midday Music’ online series.

Music Department Embraces Mission in New Ways

Online series and events continue to deliver music experiences APRIL 28, 2020 BY LYNN ADAMS WILKINS The Department of Music at the University of Mississippi is finding new ways to advance its mission to teach and share music. “In the days of COVID-19, we’re developing new strategies to connect with our students and our community,” […]


UM senior William Hay plans to use his 2020 Fulbright Scholarship to teach English in Moldova.

UM Senior Named Fulbright Recipient

West Point native William Hay headed to Moldova to study and teach English APRIL 27, 2020 BY EDWIN B. SMITH A University of Mississippi student is set to study and teach next year in Moldova, thanks to the 2020 U.S. Fulbright Student Program. William “Wills” Hay, a senior public policy leadership major with minors in […]


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 […]