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he Department of Naval Science has awarded Midshipman Holland Morris, a recent Ole Miss graduate, with the Martha Lyles Award for Leadership by Example. Submitted photo

Student Receives Award for Excellence in Leadership

Naval science department named award after longtime former staff member JUNE 4, 2023 BY CLARA TURNAGE Before she crossed the graduation stage in May, University of Mississippi senior and future Marine Corps officer Holland Morris received an award that hasn’t been given in more than 10 years. Morris is the recipient of the Martha Lyles […]


Alex Mobley

Oxford Student Makes Voter Registration Honor Roll

Alex Mobley among 175 recognized nationally for efforts and success JUNE 2, 2023 BY EDWIN B. SMITH The ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge has named University of Mississippi sophomore Alex Mobley to its 2023 Student Voting Honor Roll for his efforts to register new voters. The Chinese and mathematics major from Oxford is among 175 […]


NSF fellows

Record Number of UM Students Land NSF Research Fellowships

Prestigious awards provide three years of support for graduate studies MAY 31, 2023 BY DEBBIE NELSON A record five University of Mississippi students have been selected for awards in the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program. The 2023 fellows include three graduating seniors – Ethan C. Lambert, of Kossuth; Mary Beth Vanlandingham, from Florence; […]


Bobby Hudson III

Student Named Recipient of John Lewis Youth Leadership Award

National Association of Secretaries of State honors Bobby Hudson MAY 26, 2023 BY LEXI DOUGLAS The National Association of Secretaries of State has named Bobby Hudson III, a University of Mississippi senior public policy leadership major, as a recipient of the John Lewis Youth Leadership Award. Originated in 2021, the annual award pays tribute to […]


Chloe King moments before tapping off the Grove Show performance for the Ole Miss v. Troy football game. Submitted photo

Making Music

Chloe King combines the expression of music and the passion for helping others through healthcare MAY 23, 2023 BY LEXI DOUGLAS Between writing musical pieces for performance and preparing for medical school, Chloe King has had her hands full throughout her time at the University of Mississippi. A music major and a double minor in […]


he 2023 Fulbright U.S. Student Program recipients from the University of Mississippi are (top, from left) Manuel Campbell, Edith Marie Green, Mikayla Jordan and Alyssa Langlois, and (bottom, from left) Rabria Moore, Sydney Rester, Emily Wang and Savannah Whittemore.

University-Record Eight UM Students Earn Fulbright Awards

Students to travel, teach English and conduct research as Fulbright winners MAY 17, 2023 BY CLARA TURNAGE Eight University of Mississippi students have earned Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards, the most ever in university history. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program partners students with universities and schools from more than 140 nations around the globe to […]


EMBER SUH

Journey to Commencement—The Value of Mentorship and More

Ember Suh discovers passion and path to STEM career MAY 12, 2023 BY ABIGAIL MARTIN Taylor Medalist Ember Suh is a first-generation college student hoping to become a toxicologist, but it didn’t start out that way. Suh, a Southaven native, started at the University of Mississippi as a premed student before taking an interest in […]


A group of 2022 graduates celebrates in the Grove. The university’s 170th Commencement begins Wednesday (May 10) and continues through Sunday (May 14) on the Ole Miss campus. The main Convocation ceremony is set for 8 a.m. Saturday in the Grove. Photo by Thomas Graning/Ole Miss Digital Imaging Services

A Quick Guide to 2023 Commencement

Alumna and CEO of award-winning construction company to give address MAY 5, 2023 BY STAFF REPORT More than 5,000 prospective graduates will gather in Oxford with their friends and family to attend the University of Mississippi‘s 170th Commencement ceremonies from May 10 to 14. Morning Convocation will be held Saturday (May 13) at 8 a.m. […]


Journey to Commencement—Taking a Novel Approach

Annabelle Harris’ love of classics and English shape honors thesis and her future. MAY 10, 2023 BY ABIGAIL MARTIN All the graduates who cross the stages of the University of Mississippi this weekend get a handshake and a degree, but Annabelle Harris concludes her time on campus with something potentially far more significant: the first […]


Caroline Leonard

Student Named Campus Compact 2023 Newman Fellow

Junior Caroline Leonard chosen for prestigious yearlong fellowship MAY 9, 2023 BY CLARA TURNAGE University of Mississippi junior Caroline Leonard will spend the next year learning how to make large-scale positive change in the world as one of the 2023 cohort of Campus Compact’s Newman Civic Fellows. Leonard, a junior majoring in Arabic and international […]