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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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Kayleigh Mazariegos

What Can Fish Sounds Tell Us About Artificial Reefs?

Doctoral student uses noninvasive method to determine species found on reefs SEPTEMBER 13, 2023 BY ERIN GARRETT Grunts, purrs, barks and knocks – it may be surprising to learn that these noises can come from fish. Known as fish vocalizations, these sounds are the subject of a new study at...
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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...
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Sandip Rai

Journey to Commencement—Making a Community

Sandip Rai’s creative journey brings stories to life on the screen. MAY 4, 2023 BY REBECCA LAUCK CLEARY When Sandip Rai made a list of possible graduate schools, his factors included location, program courses, community and eligibility. After a Zoom meeting with staff at the University of...
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Timur Akishev

3 Minute Thesis Competition: Modern Languages & English

JANUARY 17, 2023 BY MARGARET SAVOIE FOR THE UM GRADUATE SCHOOL WINTER NEWSLETTER The 3 Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition provides an opportunity for our research-driven graduate students to present their work to an educated audience outside their own discipline. This past semester, 70 students...
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