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Ole Miss alumnus and former Mississippi Gov. Ray Mabus (left) visits with Shawnboda Mead, vice chancellor for diversity and community engagement. Mabus is challenging alumni and friends of the university to support the Diversity and Community Engagement Fund on Giving Day. Photo by Kirsten Simpson/University Development

Challenge Gift Supports Equity, Honors Meredith’s Legacy

Former governor, Navy secretary Ray Mabus challenges fellow UM alumni to give APRIL 4, 2023 BY JONATHAN SCOTT When Ackerman native Ray Mabus and his classmates graduated from the University of...
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Logo. Illustration of portal portion of the Civil Rights Monument on the UM campus. Text reads: "60 Years of Integration. Building Upon The Legacy. The University of Mississippi"

University to Honor Diversity Excellence

April 11 ceremony marks a final event in university’s 60th anniversary of integration observance MARCH 28, 2023 BY EDWIN B. SMITH As one of the final events in the University of Mississippi‘s...
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Jackson Water Crisis

Panel to Discuss Jackson Water Crisis

Wednesday event held in celebration of World Water Day MARCH 21, 2023 BY ERIN GARRETT For many, it is unfathomable to think of going without access to water. It is a basic necessity and, arguably, a...
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Students enrolled in a Study USA course visit Capitol Hill.

Study USA Offers Courses Tied to UM’s 60th Anniversary of Integration

Topics include minorities in health professions, politics of inequality MARCH 10, 2023 BY BENITA WHITEHORN The University of Mississippi‘s Study USA program is offering five intersession courses with...
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State Rep. Tommy Reynolds (center) visits with UM Hillel officers Malachy Bartkus (left) and Isabella Gadberry at the Mississippi Capitol. Gadberry and Bartkus spoke to the House of Representatives chamber on the 78th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Submitted photo

UM Hillel Visits State Capitol on Holocaust Remembrance Day

University’s only Jewish student community spoke on Auschwitz liberation’s 78th anniversary MARCH 5, 2023 BY CLARA TURNAGE Two students from the University of Mississippi Hillel addressed...
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