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Two Years in Beijing: UM Students Earn Yenching Fellowships

Senior international studies and Chinese majors headed to Beijing for two years March 29, 2021 by Michael Newsom Two University of Mississippi seniors are headed to China in September with an ...

Two UM Students Selected for Fellowship Program

Jonathan Dabel, Je’Von D. Franklin to work with initiative aimed at solving education challenges March 24, 2021 by Edwin B. Smith Two University of Mississippi students have been chosen to ...
UM physicist Leo Stein has been researching Einstein’s general theory of relativity, using signals from astronomical sources, with the most promising signals being gravitational waves, which are ripples in space and time. Gravitational waves have been detected as the result of the collision of a pair of black holes orbiting each other. Photo illustration courtesy of SXS Lensing, Simulating eXtreme Spacetimes Collaboration

Searching Beyond Einstein

UM professor receives National Science Foundation award to test general relativity theory March 23, 2021 by Shea Stewart A University of Mississippi professor will use his new National Science ...
‘Pop-Up Shakespeare,’ which runs on selected dates and locations from March 25 to April 20, combines the time-honored tradition of staging Shakespeare’s plays outdoors with the spontaneous, fleeting nature of trendy pop-up events.

All the World’s a Stage

UM theater program adapts to bring Shakespeare to audiences in time of social distancing March 22, 2021 by Katherine Stewart To safely bring theater to the public in the time of COVID-19, the ...
‘The Long Haul,’ a three-minute short film directed by Ole Miss student Maggie Bushway, is among the entries in this year’s Oxford Film Festival. Submitted photo

Lights, Camera, Action: Oxford Film Festival Returns

18th annual event brings more than 200 movies to community March 18, 2021 by Edwin B. Smith The Oxford Film Festival is returning this year with an ambitious hybrid format and plenty of movie magic ...