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Don Guillory, a UM doctoral student in history, presents his research on slavery and enslaved people in Oxford during the 2020 TEDxUniversityofMississippi presentation in February. UM photo

Stories of the Enslaved Rebooted

UM graduate student creates virtual version of ‘slave tour’ OCTOBER 5, 2020 BY KELLIE SMITH What happens when the life stories of a group are destroyed or distorted? “When people don’t have a narrative, they don’t have value in the eyes of the greater society,” said Don Guillory, a ...
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Clarksdale, Coahoma County, Mississippi. Photo by Elliot Grime

Southern Studies Graduate Student Produces Documentary Photo Book

Elliot Grime explores Mississippi through his lens July 30, 2020 by Rebecca Lauck Cleary As an international graduate student, Elliot Grime wanted to learn about the culture of the South and better understand the region. For the past two years, he has taken documentary courses enabling him to get ...
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English Department Graduate Begins Prestigious Fellowship

Laura Wilson’s research focuses on American writer W.E.B. Du Bois July 22, 2020 By Tharangi Fernando Laura Wilson, who earned a Ph.D. in English from the University of Mississippi last spring, is the recipient of a Council of Library and Information Resources Postdoctoral Fellowship at Fisk ...
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Praveen Kolimi, a doctoral student in pharmaceutical sciences, is using his grant to continue his research into the topical application of itraconazole in skin cancer treatment. Submitted photo

Graduate Students Awarded Grants to Fund Further Research

Program also helps participants gain critical grant-writing skills JUNE 23, 2020 BY SHEA STEWART Sixteen University of Mississippi graduate students are continuing their exploration into research and creative scholarship pursuits such as Alzheimer’s disease, skin cancer and young adult literature in ...
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English Doctoral Student Wins Dissertation Completion Fellowship

Allison M. Serraes is among 67 selected from more than 1,000 applicants nationally MAY 23, 2019 BY EDWIN B. SMITH A doctoral student in the University of Mississippi Department of English has been chosen for a prestigious national award to assist in completing her dissertation. Allison M. Serraes, ...
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