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Elijah Mudryk. Photo by Srijita Chattopadhyay/Ole Miss Digital Imaging Services

Student, Community Champion Named 2024 Newman Civic Fellow

Elijah Mudryk receives access to leadership development and educational resources JUNE 13, 2024 University of Mississippi psychology graduate student Elijah Mudryk will spend the next year learning how to make the world a better place as a 2024 Campus Compact Newman Civic Fellow. Mudryk, a clinical psychology doctoral candidate, is among a cohort of 142 […]

University of Mississippi graduate students Byunchgul Yu (left) and Baisakhi Mitra and postdoctoral researcher On Kim received URA Visiting Scholar awards to live and work at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. Photo by Daniel Svoboda/Fermilab Creative Services

Students, Postdocs Contribute to Groundbreaking Physics Experiment

UM team seeks answers to questions about Standard Model, dark matter JUNE 11, 2024 Pushing the boundaries of what is known about the universe, a team of University of Mississippi students and postdoctoral researchers has contributed to one of the world’s premier particle physics experiments, Muon g-2, at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. Over the span […]

University of Mississippi senior Lee Holmes practices writing in Arabic. Holmes is among 10 Ole Miss students accepted into the prestigious Arabic capstone program and is also part of a record 17 UM seniors accepted into language capstone programs this year. Photo by Marvis Herring/UM Marketing and Communications

Record Number of UM Flagship Students Accepted for Capstone

Seventeen students accepted to yearlong intensive language program JUNE 3, 2024 Seventeen seniors in the University of Mississippi Language Flagship programs have been accepted into competitive Chinese and Arabic capstone year programs, setting a record for the university. “Our students are the best,” said Donald Dyer, associate dean for faculty and academic affairs and Distinguished […]

Via Bleidner


Via Bleidner’s collection of humorous essays in development for TV series MAY 13, 2024 Via Bleidner kept detailed journals after transferring from a Catholic school to a Los Angeles County high school full of wealthy, fame-seeking teenagers. Her coming-of-age accounts shared in “If You Lived Here You’d Be Famous By Now” (Macmillan, 2021) have scored […]

Jonathan Dabel is among the students who will receive their degrees at the University of Mississippi's 2024 Commencement ceremonies, set for May 8-12. Submitted photo

JTC 24: Lifting Others

First-generation student Jonathan Dabel shares his all for the greater good MAY 7, 2024 This story is part of the 2024 Journey to Commencement series, which celebrates the pinnacle of the academic year by highlighting University of Mississippi students and their outstanding academic and personal journeys from college student to college graduate. On an airy […]

The University of Mississippi Museum’s 'Magic Lanterns' exhibit features images of the moon, stars, comets and other heavenly bodies from the 1860s. The astronomical depictions are taken from the Millington-Barnard Collection of Scientific Instruments. Photo by Clara Turnage/University Marketing and Communications


1800s-era projection performance at free outdoor event APRIL 26, 2024 The University of Mississippi Museum will host a Victorian magic lantern show on Friday (May 3) to introduce its latest exhibit, “Magic Lanterns.” The UM Museum recruited Joel Schlemowitz, a lanternist and professor of film at The New School in New York, to recreate a Victorian-era magic lantern show. […]

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 […]

Boren Scholars 2024

Record Boren Cohort Seeks New Opportunities to Learn Languages

Students to study unique languages such as Wolof, Swahili APRIL 25, 2024 Ten University of Mississippi students have been awarded David L. Boren scholarships from the National Security Education Program, the most ever in a single year at UM. The recipients are: international studies majors Landon Bradley, of Laurel; Binta Fadiga, of Cleveland; Lee Holmes, […]

Kaleb Henry

McNair Program Nears 30 Years Mentoring Underrepresented Students

More than 60% of UM McNair participants go on to graduate school APRIL 22, 2024 Nearly three decades after it was founded, a recruiting program honoring an astronaut killed in a space shuttle explosion has quietly helped more than 70 underrepresented students earn their doctoral degrees at the University of Mississippi. Murrell Godfrey, assistant graduate […]

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 […]