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Several studies show quality preschool programs can produce lasting gains in academic achievement. Photo by Kevin Bain/Ole Miss Communications

UM Launches Online Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi School of Education is offering a new online master's degree in early childhood education. The Read the story …

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Janai Walton Impresses as Intern at Semmes Murphey

OXFORD, Miss. – Everybody is familiar with the satisfaction of a job well done. But for many college students, that doesn't necessarily translate to Read the story …


Leadership of Outgoing Chancellor Prompts Scholarship, Faculty Support

OXFORD, Miss. – Gifts continue to mount in a fundraising campaign to recognize outgoing Chancellor Dan Jones for his commitment to the University of Read the story …

Chancellor Emeritus Robert Khayat delivers the keynote address at last nights freshman convocation.  Photo by Kevin Bain/Ole Miss Communications

Khayat Urges UM Students to Use Opportunities and Make Choices Wisely

OXFORD, Miss. – Incoming students at the University of Mississippi had a unique opportunity to hear from Chancellor Emeritus Robert Khayat at the Read the story …

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Faculty, staff, students and alumni discussed the attributes they want in Ole Miss’ next Chancellor with the IHL Board Search Committee during the listening sessions Thursday. Photo by Robert Jordan/Ole Miss Communications

Chancellor Listening Session Draws Recurring Wish List of Attributes

The University of Mississippi Board Search Committee and the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning had an opportunity to hear for the last time Thursday (Aug. 27) what UM constituencies want in their next chancellor. Faculty, staff, students, academic leaders and alumni voiced their suggestions to the board. Some of the recurring attributes for the potentialRead the story …

A beachfront Olive Garden in Biloxi was heavily damaged by Hurricane Katrina and cleared away. Only the sign remained along U.S. 90— an area where most homes and business were lost to the Aug. 29, 2005 storm. Photo by Michael Newsom.

Katrina Changed Life Forever for Coast Residents

On Aug. 29, 2005, I was just beginning my junior year at Harrison Central High School in Gulfport. I had just returned from a meeting in Jackson for one of the school clubs I was in and saw businesses covering their windows in plywood. I remember hearing the newscast saying that Hurricane Katrina would headRead the story …

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