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English professor and author Aimee Nezhukumatathil’s ‘World of Wonders: World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments,’ which has drawn widespread praise, is the university’s 2021 Common Reading Experience selection. Submitted photo

‘World of Wonders’ Chosen for 2021 Common Reading Experience

Community to focus on Aimee Nezhukumatathil’s acclaimed collection of essays on the outdoors April 19, 2021 by Michael Newsom The University of Mississippi‘s 2021 Common Reading Experience ...
Petra Kuppers

Petra Kuppers is University’s 2021 Earth Day Keynote Speaker

Address to examine crossroads of environmentalism and disability April 18, 2021 by Mary Lennis Barlow International disability rights activist, poet and environmental advocate Petra Kuppers is the ...
Graduate student Jiaxuan Zhu (right) rehearses a scene with senior John Michael Walker, of Olive Branch, during preparations for the UM Opera Theatre’s spring production, ‘From the Met to Broadway and Back Again.’ The production is slated for two performances this weekend at the Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts. Photo by Maddi Jolley

UM Opera Theatre Presents Fresh Approaches to Two Classics

Each show includes a condensed opera and selected scenes April 16, 2021 by Maddi Jolley “From the Met to Broadway and Back Again” is more than just an invitation. It is an opportunity for anyone ...
Susan and Joe Sentef

Generous Donations Smash Record During Ole Miss Giving Day 2021

University family gives $2.485 million to soar past fundraising goals April 15, 2021 by Tina H. Hahn When the last online donation was made this week for Giving Day 2021, University of Mississippi ...

UM Named Voter Friendly Campus

Efforts from voting programs aim to increase education, registration April 14, 2021 by JB Clark The University of Mississippi has been designated as a Voter Friendly Campus this semester, a ...