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Katrina Caldwell

Meet Katrina Caldwell

UM’s first vice chancellor for diversity and community engagement September 5, 2017 Before she arrived in January, Memphis native Katrina Caldwell had 20+ years of experience serving as assistant vice president for diversity and equity at Northern Illinois University, director of the DePaul University Center for Intercultural Programs, and assistant dean of minority affairs at […]

William Winter accepts the National Civil Rights Museum Freedom Award.

VIDEO: Governor’s Freedom Award

William F. Winter, alumnus (BA history and political science ’43, JD law ’49) and editor of the Mississippi Law Journal; army infantry officer; former representative, treasurer, lieutenant governor, and governor of Mississippi; and lifelong champion of all Mississippians, received the prestigious Freedom Award from the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis last October. Winter was […]

UM Lecture Series to Examine ‘The Radical South’

Presenters to challenge conventional notions of the region throughout April APRIL 3, 2017 BY CHRISTINA STEUBE The series challenges the conventional stories of the South with topics involving Southern identity, cultural movements, racial justice, economic justice, and gender and sexual equality. Speakers will be featured from UM and around the country. “This series represents the commitment of […]

UM Winter Institute Has Key Role in National Day of Racial Healing

Initiative of W.K. Kellogg Foundation includes more than 130 organizations across the country JANUARY 13, 2017 BY STAFF REPORT The William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation at the University of Mississippi is collaborating with the W. K. Kellogg Foundation and more than 130 organizations for a National Day of Racial Healing on Tuesday (Jan. 17). The observance is an effort […]

Governor Winter

Former Governor’s Honorarium Sparks Crowdfunding Campaign

Donations will be matched to reach $20,000 goal to support UM Winter Institute OCTOBER 19, 2016 BY STAFF REPORT In connection with the annual Freedom Award ceremonies, the University of Mississippi is launching #WinterLegacy, a $20,000 crowdfunding campaign to cement the legacy of former Gov. William F. Winter (BA history and political science ’43 JD ’49) through the William Winter Institute for […]

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William Winter, Leland Speed to Receive Geographic Visionary Awards

Mississippi Geographic Alliance honoring leaders for their connections to global economy AUGUST 26, 2016 | BY EDWIN SMITH The Mississippi Geographic Alliance at the University of Mississippi will honor former Gov. William Winter (BA history and political science ’43) and business mogul Leland Speed in September for their efforts to connect the state to the global economy. The […]

Activist, Writer, Lawyer and Scholar Deepa Iyer to Visit UM

Lecture and book signing set for Thursday MARCH 29, 2016  |  BY EMILY SCHNEIDER The William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation is hosting a lunch event, keynote address and book-signing at the University of Mississippi by internationally known activist, writer, lawyer and scholar Deepa Iyer. Iyer plans to discuss the need for creating more welcoming […]

VIDEO: Emmy Winning Documentary

Film examines political life, achievements of former governor.

Activist Deepa Iyer to Visit UM Oct. 14-16

Winter Institute, Department of Public Policy Leadership co-sponsoring scholar's public appearances.

Fund Promotes Civic Engagement

Alumnus Jesse L. White commits private gift to the William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation.