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The LOU Symphony Orchestra

LOU Symphony Presents Concerto and Aria Concert

UM opera director, award-winning student highlighted as soloists The LOU Symphony Orchestra will present a Spanish- and French-themed concerto and aria concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday (March 19) at the University of Mississippi’s Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts. The performance...
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Vignesh Sundaresan

Research Aims to Improve Clean Energy Production

UM chemistry professor, student study ways to make clean energy available to all FEBRUARY 22, 2024 To create clean energy sources that are affordable and easy to replicate, researchers must first figure out how to efficiently create hydrogen. That is the process University of Mississippi professor...
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Boluwatife Olubusoye

Microplastic Pollution From Tires Found in Air Near Roadways

JANUARY 26, 2024 Two University of Mississippi researchers have been investigating what happens when the rubber meets the road, and their results have led to a published paper. James Cizdziel, professor and interim chair of chemistry and biochemistry, and Boluwatife Olubusoye, a second-year doctoral...
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Ken Lackey of Tulsa, Oklahoma, and his wife, Carol

Encouraging Advanced Education

Couple’s Gift Establishes Fund to Support Doctoral Students in Mathematics NOVEMBER 27, 2023 BY BILL DABNEY/UM FOUNDATION With a $100,000 gift, University of Mississippi alumnus Ken Lackey of Tulsa, Oklahoma, and his wife, Carol, hope to enhance UM’s R1 mission by supporting doctoral stipends for...
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Fennelly & Black

English Professor, Student Top Winners in Poetry Competition

Beth Ann Fennelly and Ellie Black place first and second in Wergle Flomp Humor Poetry Contest SEPTEMBER 19, 2023 BY EDWIN B. SMITH University of Mississippi English professor Beth Ann Fennelly and doctoral student Ellie Black have taken the top prizes in the 22nd annual Wergle Flomp Humor Poetry...
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