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Nicholas Meyer creates ceramics in his art studio. His pieces are be on display through March 30 at Southside Gallery in the exhibit ‘Unknowns Illuminated.’ Photo by Kevin Bain/Ole Miss Communications

Graduate Students Exhibit at Southside Gallery

Exhibition is the culmination of a seminar class, features ‘fresh, evocative’ works of art MARCH 26, 2018 BY STAFF REPORT Nine University of Mississippi graduate students are showcasing their artwork on the Oxford Square through three different exhibits as part of a graduate seminar ...
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Maya Kaup’s research on sloths focuses on two species: Hoffmann’s two-toed sloth and the brown-throated three-toed sloth. All sloths actually have three toes. Submitted photo by Maya Kaup

UM Graduate Student Explores the Secrets of Sloths

Curious creatures may offer better understanding of microbes’ health roles MARCH 2, 2018 BY SHEA STEWART The sluggish sloth is hitting a cultural apex, with recent star roles in an insurance commercial, the animated film “Zootopia” and even as a special “referee” during this year’s Puppy Bowl ...
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Anthropology Graduate Student Works on Batesville Mounds

Public Education Site Opens JANUARY 2, 2018 BY STAFF REPORT The city of Batesville, Mississippi has opened the Batesville Mound Site as a public park, partially thanks to the efforts of Nikki Mattson, a University of Mississippi graduate student in anthropology who has worked to develop signage and ...
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Julian Randall

THE DM: MFA Candidate Wins Award Honoring Black Poets

October 2, 2017  |  By Jordan Holman, for The Daily Mississippian Master of Fine Arts English candidate Julian Randall was awarded the 2017 Cave Canem Poetry Prize, which honors “exceptional manuscripts by black poets of African descent.” Describing himself as “black on both sides — but of two ...
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Julian Randall

MFA Student Wins Prestigious Cave Canem Award in Poetry

Julian Randall gets $1,000 and will have collection of poems published SEPTEMBER 18, 2017 BY EDWIN SMITH A University of Mississippi graduate student is the latest recipient of a prestigious award cultivating the artistic and professional growth of African-American poets. Julian David Randall, a ...
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