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Annie Cafer, UM assistant professor of sociologyi, has been awarded a prestigious Andrew Carnegie Fellowship. She is the first UM faculty member – and the first faculty member from a Mississippi university – to receive the fellowship. Photo by Thomas Graning

Cafer Named Director of Center for Population Studies

Expert overseeing census, other data important to meeting research needs July 28, 2021 By Edwin B. Smith Anne M. Cafer has assumed duties as director of the University of Mississippi‘s Center for ...
University of Mississippi students in the Chinese Language Flagship Program learn about the local culture, business community and language while studying in Taiwan. Thanks to a recent gift from American First National Bank, future study abroad trips to Taiwan will be more affordable for UM students.

Creating Opportunities in Taiwan

Fund eases study abroad costs for UM students July 22, 2021 By Jonathan Scott The University of Mississippi and Taiwan are located on opposite sides of the globe, but a recent gift from American ...

Sullivan-González Passes Baton to Next Generation of Leaders

Ethel Scurlock named interim dean of Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College July 20, 2021 By JB Clark Douglass Sullivan-González is almost as excited to return to the classroom as he is to see the ...
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UM, Community Partners Organize Bilingual Health Fair in Pontotoc

Spanish-speaking community members invited to receive free screenings, health services July 16, 2021 By JB Clark University of Mississippi faculty, staff and students are working with health care ...
47th annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference

Conference to Explore Contributions of Mississippi Authors

Annual event includes biographers and friends of William Faulkner, Eudora Welty and Richard Wright July 12, 2021 By Edwin B. Smith Renowned Mississippi authors William Faulkner, Eudora Welty and ...